Don’t Become a Sinker

About this time last year I decided to go find some smallmouth bass off of Port Austin, MI in Lake Huron. Water surface temps were around 72 degrees and while the forecast didn't mention rain, I was getting drenched by rain showers every hour or so. Just enough time between them to dry off before …

ABT – Always Be Thinking

If I had to count the number of decisions an angler makes on any given day, it would boggle one's mind. But we make some of those impulsively while others are calculated quite carefully.  Think about it;  what body of water, where to launch, how do you want to fish an area, what baits to …

Topwater Bite During the Spring

When many anglers think of fishing topwater baits, they may think of warm weather, cloudy skies, and wind.  While all of these factors certainly lead to a decent topwater bite, there are other times of the year when this technique  shines.   Up here in the north, when the water warms up to temps higher …