In mid-summer, water temps reach their yearly high temperatures post solstice. Anglers need to adapt their tactics to carry the success they had in the spring season forward. Here are a few ways to improvise and overcome what can sometimes be a slow time of year for getting bites. Hunt For Shade Fish utilize shade for a multitude of reasons.¬† Shade provides a respite for fish just looking to chill and get out of the sun, while setting them up…

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Chris Zaldain with 13 Fishing Rod

Crankbaits aren’t for everyone, but if you’re anything like us, there are boxes and boxes of all depths, sizes and colors stacked up in the garage waiting for their moment. That moment of glory when they are chosen for Valhalla…or fastened tidily to a brush pile. We won’t mention the ones yeeted into a tree. In this article, we’re going to focus on what makes a good cranking rod. Since we are particular and can’t just pick one, we are…

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Welcher Takes 2nd

Team 13 Fishing Pro Kyle Welcher went into the 52nd Annual Bassmaster Classic with odds of 40:1 to win it. By the end of day two he had fished his way to a dead even tie with Jason Christie, a seasoned veteran who has been fishing professionally since before Welcher even had a driver’s license. Christie, a favorite to win fishing’s biggest event, had his odds set at 4:1. Staying true to his poker player mindset, in an¬†interview prior to…

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Fishing Boat

Your local gym is likely full of ambitious newbies right now, but you can beat the traffic by hitting the Rippin Lips Gym. Here are some of the best fishing-related resolutions that are going to benefit you as an angler while still being achievable. Fish More Fishing more leads to so many different benefits. You gain experience, knowledge, and familiarity with your equipment and the fish. This leads to becoming more comfortable with everything including the situation. The only issue…

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Angler Ice Fishing

The key to preparing for early ice is all about commitment to principles rather than getting cheeky with it. The majority of early ice principles come down to a few basic concepts. Stick to these, don’t get distracted by a short-term thought process, and you will be ready for a great ice season. #1 Prepare Thoroughly Heading out on the ice means you need to be ready in all areas. First, make sure your apparel is up to par, your…

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