We caught the heck out of smallmouth bass at an ‘undisclosed’ location on the Willamette River in southern Oregon!
The colors and weights that caught the most fish were as follows….
1/2 oz. Brown & White skirted Premium Toadz Spinnerbait with 2 Gold Willow leaf Blades(All had dual Gold Willow Leaf Blades)! (5 Keepers) ; 4.5lb, 3.5lb, (2) 2+ lbs and a 1.5 lb. Averaged almost 3 lbs. 11-12 other smallmouth were caught also for a total of 17-18 fish in the 4 hours fished.
1/2 oz. Black & White With Half white side deep chartruese tipped (1 Keeper and 10 -11 non-keepers) and was fished for only about 2 hours. This color caught the most fish but most were 9 to 11 inches.
1/2 oz. Orange/Yellow/Green & White twin gold willowleaf blades. Caught a Dozen smallmouth and a walleye 10″ minnow in a little over 2 hours. Only 1 or 2 was over 12″ keeper limit but caught a large number of fish per hour.
Green n White 3/4 caught a few fish but wasn’t fished but for less than an hour. Same with Orange and White, Blue & White and Yellow and White.
All in All we Slayed them with ‘Toadz Premium Spinnerbaits’ and were very impressed with the durability, fishability and results from these premium spinnerbaits from Bass Fishing Outlet dot Com.
Compared to KVD’s spinner baits at $7.50 to $8.50 retail, these are a bargain at $20 for a 5 pack and they ran straighter, deeper and caught fish at twice the rate as we’ve ever caught on the VanDam brand.
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One of the questions we get asked is “What is the best bait for bass?” Or, “What is the best spinner bait for catching bass” . So we set out on a mission to find the best spinnerbaits for bass fishing on the market.
We Field Tested 8 different Spinner Bait brands and narrowed it down to one. Strictly off what spinner bait caught the most bass. Bass Fishing Nation Toadz Spinnerbaits. We couldn’t wait to try them out. So we hit the water. We were impressed. They fished well. The colors were vibrant. The hooks are sharp and we offer them to you for under $5.00 a piece. Did we mention they landed two Giant Smallmouth Bass in 10 minutes?
So what is our answer to the question on Best Bait for Bass? In high wind conditions. The spinner bait is the best bait for bass. If you’re looking for a good lure to catch bass.
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We found a school of BIG smallmouth bass on the Willamette River. It is late February and the air temp is 50-58 degrees. The water is right at 49 degrees and with the right action, you can catch some nice Smallmouth. The Willamette River is a great fishery for Smallmouth Bass. The average fish is 2lbs with big ones pushing 5 and 6 lbs. Check it out. source
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School of BIG Smallmouth Bass on the River-3 Casts 3 Bass Men’s I LOVE MY WIFE…FISHING Black T-shirt (X Large) Mango Spot® LCD Electronic Balance Digital Fishing Hook Hanging Scale 110lb/50kg, 10g We found a school of BIG smallmouth bass on the Willamette River. It is late February and the air tem…
Don’t let the title fool you. Anytime you are fishing for largemouth its largemouth bass extreme. The feeling of the strike off the top of the lily pads is a feeling not equalled by anything else in existence. I don’t care about the size of the fish, the catch is the rush. Of course bigger fish make for more fun but all in all it’s all fun when catching the ever so popular largemouth bass.
I have spent many years out at many of my favourite ponds doing what I love doing, largemouth bass extreme fishing. I started as a kid and now that I’m over 40 years old the thrill hasn’t lessened at all. I still feel like I did when I was 8 walking out behind my grandfather’s pasture to the bass hole. Of course so much has changed since then.
Largemouth bass extreme has moved for me from a closed face reel with 20 pound test on a rod that was stiff as a steel pole. Now I use nothing larger than 6 pound test on an open reel and a rod that I can feel any slightest movement on. The rush is still the same and even more now because I get to see the joy on my kids faces.
We spend a lot of time on big well know lakes these days doing our largemouth bass extreme fishing but it’s still a lot of fun to hit some of those hard to get at out of the way spots. Most of those spots don’t produce big fish anymore but the numbers are still crazy. Unfortunately many of the great spots have disappeared over the years as well. Like the pond out behind my grandfathers pasture. It was filled and used to develop a few more acres of farmland. Well the one thing they can’t take from me is my largemouth bass extreme fishing memories.
Times have changed and there are still plenty of spots to build plenty of great new memories. I don’t have grandkids yet but the day that happens I will be sure to have them out on the water and be a first part of their largemouth bass extreme fishing experience.
We awoke to a grey, cloudy rainy looking morning. I was hoping to get to the lake for the early morning bite, as with largemouth bass fishing, it’s best when fishing an unfamiliar lake, to get on the water early to not miss the ‘usual’ best time for fishing for the bucket mouth bass, the largemouth.
After finding out my trolling motor battery was needing replaced and doing that, I arrive at the ramp, by the bridge near Caney Creek at around noon. Still grey skies, but no sight of rain, I took off and went left from the ramp, to the first little creek arm I could find. I had decided after reading fishing reports of this lake, to find the north arms, with brush as the bass seemed to be moving up to spawn. With temps in the hi 60’s and water temps of 64 to 66 degrees, I had decided to hit the brush in south facing creek arms.
What I Caught My Limit With
I had brought along my tackle from Springfield the weekend before; at least some of it anyway. My gear in the boat included 3 baitcasting combos and 2 spinning combos, one 6’6″ Bass Pro Shops ‘ProLite’ Medium, fast action spinning rod, coupled with a Pflueger Trion, 7 bearing reel and a Sedona, Ultra lite 5′ spinning combo. My baitcasters were a 7′ Tourney Specil rod, with a Pflueger Supreme reel 7:1.1 gears, and two 6’6″ rods, one medium heavy and one medium. These two had Browning Citori 5:4.1 and a Browning Aggressor with a 6:4.1 gears.
Terminal Tackle; What worked and What didn’t work this trip
The Biggest Fish Was Caught on a KVD spinnerbait similar to the one pictured above. I had just pulled up to a brushy shallow main point on that creek arm, and on the fourth or fifth cast caught this hog!
I was in 4-6′ of water, throwing into spots between the brush and the sawgrass, and working the bank with the wind (5-7 mph) out of the south, to see if they were moving up to the beds. I’d say they were in a pre-spawn mode, but moving up to spawn, as the water temp was consistently in the mid-60’s.
I pitched the spinnerbait into a likely looking spot, and thank goodness I was watching the line as I was taking up a little slack. If I hadn’t of been watching, I would have missed the biggest largemouth of the day. I at first thought it had snagged some grass, until I noticed the line had moved a couple of feet parallel to me. I immediately kid a hard, sweeping hook set, as with 20# braid, an overhand ‘hard’ hook set would have probably jerked the lure out of the bass’s mouth as braid has almost no stretch. And pulled in my first and best fish of the day. A six pound female, who was aggressively feeding on that bank.
The video is a little shaky, as when I had stepped down to grab the net, my graphite rig lying down below, snapped off at the tip. Not the combo I caught it on, but my favorite rig was toast for the day. Since it had been a few months since I had boated a large bass, as winter this year in southwest Missouri had been cold and snowy, I can’t believe how excited I was. Lol. That’s why we fish, isn’t it?
About 10-12 casts later I hooked this nice 4+ pound girl bass…almost 20″ on my tourney board.
After fishing from a little before 1 pm, to a quarter after 5pm, I ended up with 6 keepers boated, 3-4 keeper size fish brought to the boat (no stretch on braided line) which got off, and 4-5 under 15″ (limit on Cedar Creek) I totaled the days 5-fish bag. Almost 18 pounds of keepers, in a bit over 4 hours. Where are these days when we fish a tournament? lol.
Of course, any day fishing beats any day working, any day!
But what a great way to start out this spring for 2015! You know what I’m saying?
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No one, even the best professional bass anglers, can tell you a specific formula for catching a really huge bass. I can’t either, but what I can do is give you some sound advice that will tip the odds in your favor.
First, it is essential that you fish where bass grow to a tremendous size. Lakes like Fork (Texas), Sam Rayburn (Texas), Lake Amistad (Texas), Lake Falcon (Texas), Eufaula (Georgia, Alabama) Seminole (Florida), Toledo Bend, Caney (Louisiana) and the phosphate pit lakes in Florida and southern California all hold bass of true trophy size.
Of course I didn’t mention all of the lakes known for producing 10-pound plus bass.
There are a large number of lakes in other states that have huge bass. It doesn’t even have to be a lake to contain a monster wall-hanger. Small stock ponds produce trophies, too. It does make it easier if you fish takes that have Florida strain largemouth in them. As real estate people are fond of saying, “Location, location, location!”
The absolute surefire way of increasing your chances in any place is to fish in the spring. Fish early, stay with it, fish hard, wisely and use big-bass lures. The single most important tip of all is to fish February through May. If you look at all the state records you will find most of the trophy bass were caught during these months.
The reason for the record class trophy catches can be explained by thinking biologically. A huge fish, that somehow escaped capture until it reaches trophy size, becomes vulnerable when the mating urge hits.
A spinning centrifuge sends particles to the outside and in a similar fashion the spawning urge sends bass in large numbers to the shallows. Bass behavior during spring is triggered primarily by the angle of light, although weather conditions, temperature of the water, bottom composition and even the area of the lake affect pre-spawn movements. As the water warms and the angle of the sun moves up in the Northern Hemisphere, hormones are released within the fish which causes a general movement toward the spawning grounds.
Many believe as the weather temperature reaches 60 degrees the females will begin to move, but it is the increasing angle of light that triggers the hormonal surge that initiates pre-spawning movement.
The environmental force that drives the will to reproduce in most animals is the angle of sunlight. For instance, deer in Texas have a longer breeding season than those in Michigan do. It is nature’s way of ensuring that the young will be delivered during a time in which the food source is most abundant.
In an aquatic environment, bass usually spawn first. Prey species starting with microorganisms to bream and shad begin to reproduce afterwards, thus ensuring an adequate, food supply for the young predators.
Successful reproductive activity, regardless of the species, depends on massive production in the aquatic environment. A large female may deposit 5,000 to 10,000 eggs in a male’s nest and she may not be the only female that spawns in that nest. Regardless of how many eggs are deposited, 10 percent or less of the fry will survive to reach fingerling size. Of these only a few live long enough to reach adulthood. Since so few reach adulthood, one can easily see that even fewer reach true trophy size. This is one of the reasons for a catch and release policy. If you keep five- to eight-pounders, they will not grow to 10 plus.
These fish will move into shallow protected areas, which benefit from the warmth of penetrating sunlight. Sunlight and warmth are vital to the incubation of eggs and a successful hatch of fry. Once water reaches a sustained temperature of 62 to 65 degrees, most bass will begin to spawn. After all, the family name Centrarachidae means sunfish.
One should not expect all bass in the lake’s population to spawn at the same time. Even within a particular lake, there will be a part of the bass population that will spawn before others in different areas. However, the peak spawning activity generally occurs during a period of about a week, during the full moon in the month in which the water temperature reaches the optimum level.
With only a few trophy size bass in a particular lake one should fish often, hard, and wisely in the most vulnerable time. That time is during pre-spawn and spawn, when hormones override caution and expose the trophy fish to the shallow-water angler.
There are a few lures that are true “big fish” lures. Most professional anglers will acknowledge the jig and pig as a lure that will consistently produce large fish. Buzzbaits and large spinnerbaits also account for a good number of spring trophies.
Later on, or on real warming periods, a Zara Spook or the new Spit ‘N’ Image worked over a bedding bass may provoke a strike. Soft plastic lizards, tube lures and other small soft plastic lures fished on light spinning gear with 10-pound test line or smaller are used by successful anglers every year on clear lakes to take trophy class bass. With the newer smoother drags on reels and better rods, an educated angler can land much larger bass than the line pound test indicates.
Other than fishing where there are 10-pound plus bass, using good equipment during the major pre-spawn and spawning times, there is still the element of luck.
Some anglers, even those that are much more experienced than I am, don’t believe taking a trophy is a matter of luck. It may not be, but if a blind hog roots long enough it will find an acorn. An accident of fate determines the size of the acorn.
Catching the bass is one thing. Killing it is another. Most fishing biologist will tell you huge bass are like diamonds. However, some say no harm occurs from fishing the beds during the spawn. But to disrupt the spawn by keeping large female bass confined and stressed in a live well is not a good way, in my opinion, to keep superior genes in the population. Measure the girth, length, photograph it and release her promptly and you will be secure in the knowledge that you have done something that most anglers can only dream about.
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For a long time, Humminbird Fish finders have been the leader in fish finders because of their quality and design. These devices are strong, water resistant, and endure strenuous conditions. However they are not just for your fishing boat anymore. The Humminbird Smartcast rf35 gets rid of the speculating of where the ideal fishing place might be plus you’re able wear it just like a watch. The Smartcast Ä±s really a wireless watch which is exceptionally simple to use. Just Connect the Remote Control Sonar Sensor to a fishing line and put it in to the water as you would normally float. You can even attach a fishing line to the Sonar Sensor and use it just like a floating lure. After that power on the Wrist Watch Fish Finder and it will distribute low frequency sound waves information through the transducer to the watch. They are delivered with wifi technology to the RF 35 and plotted on the screen. New information appears on the right. As it receives data, the info goes to the left,like a boat fish finder, as a very specific picture of the water world is shown, which include objects including the floor of the river-lake-ocean, fish, and structures, along with the depth of the bottom. Discovers structures and fish at around one hundred feet in practically direction you cast.
The Sonar Sensor a individual, lithium battery that is nonreplaceable and that features a shelf-life of three years and can last for roughly five hundred hrs of in-water use.
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Almost all fish finders and depth sonars work with a straightforward theory that after a sound wave is emitted, the ricochet or audio returned from the object it reaches is a an alternative frequency than the original. That’s the distinction used to determine the depth of the bottom or any reliable object. The next element may be the fish Identification part that provides you this fish indication. The reason being fish aren’t entirely solid and have a Swim bladder full of air, this air bladder creates a solidity that’s less than a solid base on the size of the fishes swim bladder is labeled as Small, Medium or Large.
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The Outer Banks surf fishing is considered by many as the ultimate surf fishing experience. It is located along the coast of North Carolina on the Atlantic Ocean. It is an island of white sandy beach over one hundred miles in length. The weather conditions during spring and fall are excellent and very mild temperatures during the summer and winter months.
The beach can be accessed through various areas along the strip. There are public ramps on many places such as the Hatteras Inlet, Oregon Inlet and the town of Rodanthe. Off-road vehicles are permitted on the beach at certain time of the year. You should check with the National Park Service for more details.
By law you must have a saltwater fishing license to be able to fish on the North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Depending on the season, certain species of fish are not allowed to be caught. Make sure that you are familiar with the fishing regulations such as bag limits and size. Fishing permits are sold at various areas along the shore or you can acquire one by phone or online.
During the spring, channel bass (red drum), blue fish, croaker and sea mullet are commonly found along the banks where the water is warm. Spot, croaker, cobia and Spanish mackerel are the quarries for surfcasters in the summer. Outer Banks surf fishing in the fall season offers larger size red drum and blue fish when they are close to the surf. Due to careful conservation methods, striped bass have been growing in numbers and they have been a popular sport fish to catch during the winter.
The general rule when surf fishing in the Outer Banks is to start casting around sunrise and sunset during the warmer months and a few hours before and after high tide. During low tide, you should scout out for water holes near river mouths and jetties. Fish are more likely to be found there looking for food. Outer Banks surf fishing reports can help you prepared your equipment ahead of time.
It is difficult to recommend the best bait when surf fishing in the Outer Banks. The conditions of the water will dictate the type of bait to use. My best advice is to visit the many fishing shops around the banks for recommendations as the locals are more familiar with the fishing conditions.
Most bass anglers are looking for ways to catch more largemouth bass, and in this article I’m going to provide 3 tips that will help anyone be more successful while bass fishing. In my more than 25 years of fishing experience I’ve found that in most cases the simplest things are the most effective when it comes to trying to catch fish. If you pay attention to the details, and don’t over complicate things, you’ll catch more bass; it’s as simple as that.
You’ll notice that these 3 tips to catch more largemouth bass aren’t complicated. In fact they are quite simple, which means they cam be extremely effective. The first thing we need to understand about largemouth bass is that they are ambush predators. This means that they prefer to ambush their prey from the safety of cover. In many instances largemouth bass are found in and around underwater cover such as timber, heavy weeds, and/or underwater shelves or creek beds. The bottom line is that, although it sounds incredibly simple, we want to fish where the bass tend to be.
Let’s get down to the tips to catch more largemouth bass, shall we?
Fish At The Best Times – What do I mean by “fish at the best times”? I simply mean that when bass fishing you want to be on the water at the best times (when the bass are the most active). You see, when bass (or any other fish) are active they are feeding, which is when we want to be trying to catch them. The easiest way to determine when fish are going to be the most active is by paying attention to the weather and moon and planning your fishing trips accordingly. These two forces of Mother Nature have an amazing impact on the activity level of fish. One of the best ways to learn how to catch largemouth bass is to be on the water at the best times.
Use The Proper Fishing Line – I’m not referring to a particular fishing line manufacturer for this tip, just that you use the proper fishing line. Many bass anglers use fishing line that’s much heavier than they need to. Use fishing line that’s as light as possible for the conditions that you intend on fishing. If you are going to be fishing heavy timber, obviously you’ll need heavier line for getting the bass out, but if your fishing a light weed bed, lighter line will be better. The bottom line is to match your line to the conditions and size of bass you expect to catch. The lighter the fishing line you use, the less visible it will be to the bass, and thus the more bites you will receive.
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Fishing has become a highly popular recreational sport in USA. Arizona is like a paradise for fishing enthusiasts because of the existence of a large number of characteristically different lakes in this region. Here are some tips for high altitude fishing in Arizona.The most important thing when indulging in high altitude fishing is the selection of the place for fishing. If you want to capture brown or rainbow trout fishes, it is better to select cold mountain streams. Generally, one will get fish in all seasons; but summer is the best bet because in winter the water tends to freeze in high altitude lakes and the fish tend to go deep down the lakes. They normally return to top only when the mercury levels rise again.
Always remember to obtain fishing permit from Arizona State authorities before you embark on the fishing trip. As there are several high altitude streams in the State of Arizona, one should select a suitable location for fishing based on the budget, interest and season.One must keep in mind that fishing in high altitude lakes is more difficult than in normal lakes because of the rough weather conditions and icy mountainous terrain. So ideally, one should wear suitable clothes and carry appropriate equipment. Specially made fishing apparatus, such as rods, hooks and line, for high altitude fishing are essential requirements when you go to mountain lakes for fishing. The equipment should be thoroughly checked in advance. Always remember to keep the rod pumped and the reel oiled.
Also, keep in mind to take lighting devices like torch which may prove handy in case of emergencies. Other useful items like rubber shoes and sun cream must be carried by the angler. One should always have a good understanding of one’s health when going for high altitude fishing. If you are likely to suffer health problems in high altitude do not hesitate to cancel the fishing adventure. Also, one must stay away from high peaks because of the obvious risk factors. It is always better to keep updated about the weather conditions of that place because changes in weather can be an irksome killjoy while fishing.While fishing, one is positioned best when he or she is as close as possible to the rapids.
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Waren 3 Sessions von insgesamt 6 Stunden, in der wir Freistöße gemachte haben und Freistoßstore erzielt haben, gute 4 Stunden gefilmt und dann zusammengeschnitten ..
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Dieses mal habe ich meine Flatterball Schusstechnick aus dem Lauf “Rolling Knuckleball” trainiert – hat ziemlich gut geklappt. Viele Schüsse sind von ca. 25-35m Entfernung, was eine richtig gute Distanz ist, um solche “Cristiano Ronaldo Schüsse” abzugen. Daniel hat seine Knuckleball-Technik weiterhin perfektioniert. Das Ergebnis lässt sich sehen. Michi hat es mit ein paar “Beckham”-Effetschüssen und Curves versucht, was definitiv zu ein paar geiles Treffern geführt hat.
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In these 3 sessions we filmed for about 4h – i (Konzi) practiced my rolling knuckle ball technique (similar to the Cristiano Ronaldo shooting technique) – if you wanna watch the tutorial:
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It’s that time of year once again the leaves are turning, it’s getting colder, children are getting geared up for Halloween, and you can’t watch television without seeing the same campaign commercial thirty two times. It’s also the time that most anglers slow down or quit fishing and that is a mistake.
Cold weather smallmouth bass fishing does present some difficulties but high quality bass await for the angler who can work through them. The greatest challenge being that nobody wants to be out in the cold weather struggling to find out where the bass will be and exactly how to hook them. Products like Gore-tex and Thinsulate make this less of an issue than it was years ago. In the event you happen to be fishing from an inflatable pontoon boat like me a good pair of neoprene chest waders are a necessity. The other two major challenges are locating the bass and their metabolism because it will slow down in cold weather.
Usually, the rule in cold weather is to fish in deeper waters of 10 feet or more but bass can be caught in shallow water, next to cover, on a chilly day too. Fishing on slightly warmer days can give you a better opportunity of finding bass that are feeding but just like anything else this might not be the case. One exception to this is that for some reason snow seems to start a feeding frenzy with bass. Almost everyone loves to throw at the banks of a river or lake but in cold water you need to get off of the bank. Look for cover in deeper waters. If you only fish the bank, 90 percent of the bass are behind you.
In cold water smallmouth bass slow down, their metabolism and their movements. They don’t chase their prey like they do throughout the summer months. Because of this you need to fish slow, real slow. This is the most challenging part for anglers that are attempting cold water fishing for the first time. The rule is: when you feel like you may be fishing to slow then slow down even more. Let your lure pause frequently for brief periods of time in between movements. I really like to use soft plastic baits with earthy, natural colors and Texas rig them.
Make sure to dress warm and take your neoprene waders. Whenever float fishing in cold water it really is important to be prepared and dress correctly. It will not take very long for hypothermia to occur after an unintentional dip in freezing waters. Now that you understand how to land smallmouth bass in cold weather you can dig your inflatable pontoon boat back out and start catching some big smallmouth bass.