The basic Texas Rig – Probably the most universal technique used to rig soft plastic lures. Every angler should have this one down. 1. Slide a small bullet weight onto your line and tie on the hook using a knot you are comfortable with. 2. Insert the hook point into the nose of the lure […]
Monthly Archives: June 2014
The Importance of Polarized Sunglasses By Wes Park of New York Polarized sunglasses reduce sun glare on the water, allowing you to see under the surface. A pair of these lenses range from $15-$300 making them affordable to anyone. Here are some top reasons to utilize them. Help you identify different types of cover (weeds, […]
Walking up to the water to make a cast? WAIT! That lunker might be sitting just a foot off the shoreline. Take a stealth approach. Make your initial casts a few yards off the shore and be very quiet. Fish can sense your presence. Some anglers go as far as wearing camouflage clothing when shore fishing. […]
Just starting out? Fishing from shore? Pick up a few simple yet versatile lures to try out. A spinnerbait, shallow crankbait, and soft plastic worm are easily fished and historically effective. Gather a mix of natural and bright colors for different conditions and water clarity Experiment with different retrieve speeds using the spinnerbait and crankbait […]
Bass mainly consume things like large insects, small sunfish, minnows, shad, crayfish, small amphibians or just about anything alive and moving that fits in their mouths. Keep this in mind when presenting your lures or choosing your bait. What kinds of interesting creatures do bass prey upon in your region?
“Newb” (short for newbie) is a slang term for someone who is new to a particular group, activity, game, field of study, etc. The Angles & Lines mission is to support all of the bass fishing newbs out there. No matter where we are in our fishing journey, we all start out as newbs. With […]