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 …

The best crankbaits for smallmouth bass

Crankbaits are great lures that have stood the test of time. They allow you to cover a large amount of water quickly. They’re compact yet usually have enough heft for you to cast them as far as you’d like. They have an inbuilt action that draws strikes. Plus, they just look like small fish. While crankbaits …