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 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 …

The best crankbaits for trout

The best crankbaits for trout can be the most effective lures you ever use. Crankbaits are a great but often overlooked type of lure for catching trout of all kinds. People who fly fish know that streamers are great for catching larger piscivorous trout. The same principle applies to spin fishing. Crankbaits are a lot like …