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.

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 …

Alternatives to the pink worm

There’s no question that trout worms catch fish. The PowerBait Floating Trout Worm is the most well known trout worm commercially available. And the pink worms are clearly the most popular and effective color. This is so true that many people simply refer to any lures of this type as “pink worms.” But there are times …

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 …

How and when to use a no roll sinker

Carrying some no roll sinkers in various sizes and knowing when to use them can really improve your fishing in the right situation. No roll sinkers allow you to fish the bottom in some cases when it would otherwise be difficult or even impossible. A no roll sinker is a type of sliding sinker. The feature …

The easiest way to catch carp

The common carp is one of the most common fish species around. It has spread around the world and can now be found in lakes, ponds, rivers and streams all over. Common carp grow to very large sizes and they fight with a strength and speed that most other species. So, what is the easiest way …

The best baits for carp

The common carp has been described as both the finest gamefish in freshwater and a trash fish. While the merits of anyone who calls a fish that commonly grows to more than twenty pounds and fights with strength and speed “trash” are highly debatable, it is a fact that a lot of people seem to have …