17 Best Hybrid Striped Bass Lures Baits and Fishing Tips

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Hybrid striped bass is an awesome fish to catch and can be elusive at certain times of the year and bite in frenzies other times of the year. Typical size of hybrid bass are 2 to 5 pounds but catching 10 plus pound hybrid bass is not uncommon. This is a species that will rarely … Read more

17 Best Pickerel Fishing Lures and Baits

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My friend Ryan O and I have fished several pickerel tournaments in New Jersey and got first place in every one of them. When I first moved to New Jersey, I was not familiar with this toothy creature that kept cutting off all my expensive spinners! I quickly started to use wire leaders and target … Read more

27 Best Bass Fishing Lures

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Bass fishing is one of the most popular sports in the United States. The best lures and tactics used to catch bass varies based on the seasons and weather conditions. Most people have a favorite bass lure but it can take years to truly master all bass fishing techniques. There are several common techniques people … Read more

27 Best Trout Fishing Lures

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Having the best trout lure or bait makes a big difference when trout fishing. Some people only fish opening day of trout and either get lucky or skunked. Everyone is fishing the same steam and yet some people are catching more trout than others. In this guide, I will show you the best lures, baits, … Read more

27 Best Crappie Lures and Best Crappie Bait

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Crappie fishing has come a long way since minnows on a float being the preferred method to catch crappie. Crappie has become a highly desirable sportfish that are a blast to catch on light tackle and are a good fish to keep for dinner. Black crappie and white crappie are the only two types of … Read more

12 Best Arctic Grayling Fishing Lures

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Arctic Grayling are really cool fish and are known as the sailfish of the salmon species. Native grayling are found in rivers, streams, and lakes in Alaska, Canada and Montana, and Michigan. Many other states have introduced Arctic Graying. These fish are fun to catch using light spinning tackle and fly gear. Arctic Grayling are … Read more

9 Best Salmon Fishing Lures for The Great Lakes

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Lake Michigan and Lake Ontario have large populations of king salmon and coho salmon. Lake Huron started stocking Atlantic salmon starting in 2013 and also has steelhead and lake trout. In Lake Erie, there is mostly steelhead but occasional coho salmon get caught. This article focuses on catch freshwater salmon in the great lakes. If … Read more