Alternatives to live bait

As I explained in a recent post on the best live bait for trout, live bait is the most effective approach to catching fish in the majority of situations. Still, anglers aren’t always able to find or use live bait. There are places with no bait shops around and waterways where the use of live bait …

The five best ice fishing lures

Making a list of the five best ice fishing lures wasn’t easy. It wasn’t that difficult either. Some lures like the Jigging Rap are almost included automatically. Others were more difficult to decide on. Do you list an old classic that has been steadily catching fish for years or a new innovative lure that has already …