Fishing Advice

Can You Use a Trolling Motor in Saltwater

Electric trolling motors help anglers catch more fish.  Whether you are using it to reposition your boat for the perfect cast or you are tracking down finicky trout with trolling spoons, the electric trolling motor has made its mark on freshwater fishing. Those same benefits have also caught the eye […]

Can You Troll for Largemouth Bass

Trolling might be the “bread and butter” for walleye and trout anglers but utter the word “trolling” among bass anglers and prepare for some dirty looks.  In all my years of bass fishing, I have never seen a hard-core bass angler target largemouth by trolling.  That got me thinking.  Is […]

Do Loud Noises and Talking Scare Fish

I can still remember the scornful looks from fellow anglers as I tromped down the dock along side my uncle many years ago, all while talking a million miles an hour about the fish I was going to catch.  My uncle, sensing slight distain from the gentlemen next to us, […]

Southern California Surfperch Fishing: 5 Beaches to Try

What’s not to like about Southern California?  Warm sand, beautiful sunsets and miles of Pacific Coast beaches teaming with countless species of fish.  Fishing opportunities along the SoCal coast are endless and nothing beats the fun of surfperch fishing. The primary perch species along the southern stretches of California include […]

Trolling Perfection: Best Speeds for 11 Popular Game Fish

I’ll be the first to admit, fishing is not easy.  With so many variables to consider, it’s a small miracle when we can consistently catch fish while trolling.  Everything from water temperature, time of day, depth, lure color and line choice can impact your ability to catch fish.  One of […]