Berkley Lightning Rod Spinning Review

The Berkley Lightning Rod Spinning rod is a multi-modulus carbon composite blank designed to provide a bit of extra backbone compared to other makers on the market. On the other hand, the Lightning Spinning Rod also aims to offer a combination of strength and sensitivity for an all-purpose spinning rod for a day of fishing … Read more

St Croix Triumph Spinning Rod Review

The St Croix Triumph is a versatile spinning rod that should definitely be part of your arsenal of fishing rods. However, savvy anglers know that whether you’re on a freshwater fishing trip or game fishing for that wily trophy fish, you still need premium quality. Thankfully, the Triumph has numerous options to suit pretty much … Read more

St Croix Premier Spinning Rod Review

The St. Croix Premier spinning rod lives up to its name by providing superior performance compared to what you’re liable to find– even among other quality products. However, the Premier doesn’t just provide premium quality across all of its spinning models and offers a balance between performance thanks to proprietary technologies and nearly unparalleled strength. … Read more

Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod Review

The Fenwick HMG spinning rod offers a solid build with some high-end materials, but it’s not the best rod for every fishing style. Still, there’s no getting around the fact that a wide range of anglers, from experienced to those just going on casual fishing trips, can benefit from the quality materials to the smooth … Read more

What Is Fizzing a Bass?

Bass fishing is a growing sport and while catching fish is a blast, you sometimes fish in catch-and-release waters were returning fish back to the water means you return them back in good health. When fishing for bass in deep waters, you may experience fish that have barotrauma, which is a condition caused by bringing … Read more

Daiwa Fuego CT Casting Reel Review

As an avid angler, I am a big fan of dedicated rods and reels for specific types of fish. Of course, that bin of reels and gear seemed good, but after hours on the water did not quite live up to the hype. The Daiwa Fuego CT casting reel is a keeper. It is light … Read more

What Is Crappie Fizzing?

Fizzing crappie is correcting barotrauma by releasing air from the fish’s swim bladder. The process uses a hollow needle to puncture the swim bladder and allow trapped air to escape through the needle. When Should You Fizz a Crappie? You should fizz crappie anytime signs of barotrauma are present. Barotrauma is a condition that occurs … Read more

How Do You Jig for Walleye Ice Fishing?

The basic steps to jig for walleye in an ice fishing situation require a few things. You need a hole in the ice, an ice fishing rod, bait, lures, or both. Once the hole is drilled and the ice is safe, you drop your line down the hole and into the lake. Jigging is short, … Read more

What Action Rod Is Best for Crankbaits?

Crankbaits lures almost always use a medium-heavy to heavy action fishing rod. If you are fishing in an area with many covers, you want to go with a heavy action rod. You want to go with medium-heavy rod action if you are out in the open waters on a lake, fishing from shore, or near-shore … Read more

What Action Rod for Worm Fishing?

There is a wide variety of fishing rods available for fishing with worms. A worm setup is a single hook line with a fairly light bait – live or soft plastic. Many anglers experienced and new to the sport wonder what action to use when worm fishing. This article covers how to choose the best … Read more