Early Post-Spawn Topwater Fishing

The transition from pre-spawn, spawn, to post-spawn is not an exact science. When it comes to topwater techniques, these periods overlap and

GARUDA – ACTION VIDEO

Wide, powerful lip stiff-arms gnarly timber and submerged structure, allowing GARUDA to be deployed where other big baits so often foul. With

SQUAREBILLS IN LATE SPRING

While square billed crankbaits are deadly in the pre-spawn, and again in the fall when voracious bass are herding shad to the

DARK SLEEPER – UNDERWATER ACTION

The Dark Sleeper is built for contact, delivering key bites with its bottom-bouncing, snag-less design, and alluring tail-kick. Supple paddle-tail design kicks into gear

VATALION – UNDERWATER ACTION

The Vatalion is a combination big vibration bait and glide bait. Slow retrieves will show off its rolling, snaking action. Pause the retrieve, and

CRANKING IN COLD CLEAR WATER

There’s no better tool for covering water in the early season than a square bill crankbait, but sometimes in cold springtime water

When Small Jerkbaits Shine

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen many anglers make is that they get locked into throwing only a standard-size jerkbait like

Best Wintertime Jerkbait Locations

Jerkbait fishing may be one of the most difficult techniques to master, but on those occasions when you put the puzzle together there’s

HOW TO CHOOSE JERKBAIT COLORS

  Cold weather jerkbaiting is an effective way to catch lethargic and non-committal bass, but it also sits on a fragile precipice

Jerkbaits in 40-degree Waters

Traditionally, most anglers have viewed winter as the prime time for jerkbait fishing. The conventional wisdom indicated that suspending jerkbaits were only

Understanding Jerkbait Conditions

In my opinion, jerkbait fishing can be one of the most complicated techniques in bass fishing, but if practiced correctly it can

2017: NEW VISION ONETEN COLORS

Introducing four new patterns for the vaunted Vision Oneten Jerkbait! From the semi-transparent metallic finish of the MG SEXY STREAM to the deep,

Zaldain Lake Fork Ito Shiner

Four Seasons of Jerkbait Fishing

While it’s true that jerkbaits are the dominant prespawn lure throughout much of the country, subtle and not so subtle variations in

Edwin Evers’ Fall Favorites

Source: My old fall favorites Edwin Evers shares why the spinnerbait and Vision Oneten jerkbait are his go-to options in the Fall!

KANATA: ACTION VIDEO

The Kanata is a large, slim-profiled jerkbait, perfect for those predators targeting larger forage. With a Triple Tungsten Moving-Balancer System (PAT.), the Kanata is

Fishing the Dot Crawler

Chris Zaldain shares his favorite ways to rig the Dot Crawler 4.8″ and Dot Crawler 5.8″ soft plastic stick bait! From rigging

S-CRANK: HUNTING CRANKBAIT

Born of our STW (Support To Win) development program, the S-Crank was built to do two seemingly impossible things: combine true square-bill

I-LOUD IN ACTION

The i-LOUD’s patented Rudder Action Balancer System (RAB) throws weight from the left to right side with a resounding ‘knocking’ sound. This creates a

Finesse Swimbaits with Chris Zaldain

Bassmaster Elite angler Chris Zaldain shares how he fishes 3″ swimbaits like the Spark Shad for key bites. From rigging to hook set, Chris

How to Fish the Bottle Shrimp

Bassmaster Elite pro-Chris Zaldain shares his tips on how to rig and fish the Bottle Shrimp, a craw imitation softbait perfect for

TOPWATER POPPERS: POP-X

“Topwater lures shine during the warm water months, and especially in clear water on overcast days. But which topwater category to tie

MAGDRAFT UNDERWATER VIDEO

The Magdraft is designed for a hard tail-kick, and vigorous head-shaking action, for a natural presentation that moves a surprising amount of water. There

MAGDRAFT SWIMBAIT REVIEW: WIRED2FISH

Check out the Wired2Fish review here to see why the Magdraft has quickly become one of their go-to swimbaits! The ideal retrieve speed How to rig for

DOG-X DIAMANTE TOPWATER ACTION!

The Dog-X Diamante walking topwater lure is designed for fast-walking, sharp cutting action. Developed through our Support To Win (STW) program, the Diamante is