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How to Fish With Crankbaits

Crankbaits are a great way to cover a lot of water and quickly find fish. Here are some tips on using crankbaits effectively so that you’ll catch more fish.

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Where to Find Big Bass

Here are some of the top areas to search for big bass. Try a variety of these places, and you’ll hook up sooner and more consistently than by just randomly wandering about.

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How to Read Sonar and Other Fishing Electronics

It used to take years to figure out what was on your graph. Now with DownScan and StructureScan from Lowrance, it’s easy. Fishing pro Tom Redington shows how the latest fishing technology makes it super-easy to find fish, trees, structures, and bottom.

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How to Catch a Smallmouth Bass?

Q. I have never caught a bass in my life, even though I’ve been fishing a lot. I really want to catch a smallmouth bass. What are you’re suggestions? Here’s the question: How do I catch a smallmouth bass?

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Best Crankbait for Trout?

Q. What size crankbaits would be best for trout? (Rainbow, brown, and brook trout are the ones that I want to catch.) And what type (lipless, pin’s minnow, topwater popper, etc.)