Author: Angler

This website aims to help the reader in making their time on the water as fruitful as possible, as well as giving them something to think about when there's no water in sight.

How to keep doughball on your hook

Doughball is one of the most popular baits for carp in the United States. It also works for catfish and other species in America and other parts of the world. Although doughball is commonly made and used, a lot of people still wonder how they can keep doughball on their hook while fishing since the stuff …

How and when to use dip bait

Using dip bait is a popular and effective way to catch catfish. It allows you to quickly get long lasting and strong smelling bait out to catfish without having to handle much stink bait yourself. When anglers want to get into a bunch of catfish quick they often turn to dip bait. And for good reason! …

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 …

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 …

Everything you need to start microfishing

In its simplest form, microfishing is a fishing for small fish with downsized tackle. Microfishing has started to become more popular around the world over the last few years. This isn’t so surprising, as it opens up countless waters and species of fish to anglers. Microfishing is popular for people with a lifelist of different fish …