How and when to use a circle hook

Circle hooks are specially designed fishing hooks. As the name suggests they have a circular design. They are made to hook fish in the side of the mouth rather than somewhere deep that can cause a lot of damage. In some cases they may also lead to more hook ups. One of the best circle hooks …

The best baits for blue catfish

The blue catfish is the largest member of the catfish family in the United States. They can exceed 150 pounds and are widely known as heavyweight fighters in the water. Blue cats naturally range throughout the Mississippi River drainage. People have stocked blue catfish into other watersheds too, expanding the fish’s range. So blue cats now …

The best baits for rock bass

The rock bass is a member of the bass family with a fairly widespread range in North America. Rock bass can be found from Canada all the way down to Alabama. They’ve even been found in Texas. The rock bass isn’t given much attention. That may be due in part to its diminutive size. But rock …