What to Know About Fishing Points for Bass

What to Know About Fishing Points for Bass

Fishing points for bass can be one of the most productive freshwater fishing strategies regardless of the time of year or the body of water. Points are important structures that bass will almost always relate to because they provide key opportunities for feeding and serve as a highway between shorelines and open water. Although, in order to have the best…
Which Saltwater Mangrove Spots to Fish?

Which Saltwater Mangrove Spots to Fish?

Mangrove shorelines all tend to look pretty much the same, but having knowledge of bottom depth variations and how to hone in on areas where water flows through these important tropical trees will cue anglers in on some fantastic spots to fish. If you pay close enough attention, you'll notice that some mangrove forests back directly up to land, with…
3 Key Bass Fishing Tips for Beginners

3 Key Bass Fishing Tips for Beginners

Unless you have a friend or family member who can share bass fishing tips with you in person, you might be a little lost when it comes to choosing the right gear and figuring out which baits to use in different situations. Don't worry, it's not as complicated as it seems. While experienced anglers can debate on these topics for…
3 Ways to Empower Other Outdoors Women

3 Ways to Empower Other Outdoors Women

A few weeks ago, while sharing a link to one of my posts on online, I came across something sad. A beautiful female model and angler who regularly posts on a Facebook page that I happen to have "liked" was being accused of posting a Photoshop altered image of one of her largemouth bass catches by another woman. Mind you,…
4 Fish Fighting Mistakes You Shouldn’t be Making

4 Fish Fighting Mistakes You Shouldn’t be Making

I always love hearing people say, "Fishing isn't really a sport... you just wait for the fish to bite, then reel 'em in." Yeah, anyone else out there laughing? Those are the people I'd love to see on a boat in the middle of Boca Grande Pass… fighting a 125 lb tarpon among dozens of boats, crossed fishing lines, and…
5 Live Baits to Use When Freshwater Fishing

5 Live Baits to Use When Freshwater Fishing

When freshwater fishing, I prefer to use artificial baits whenever possible because artificials add an element of challenge to each fishing experience. Studies have also shown that fish swallow hooks less frequently when caught on artificial baits or lures. However, there are times when it doesn't matter which technique or lure you try, the fish just don't seem interested in…