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      Post Have You Ever Heard Of A "Creek Chub Perch Scale Wigglefish"?

    I can hear you saying now..a Creek Chub Perch Scale Wiggle Fish? What in the world is that? Well, since you asked, Im going to tell you. Its the lure that caught the world record bass over 73 years ago.

    Yep, George W. Perry, was fishing with this lure on June 2, 1932, when he was 19 years old to catch food to eat. Instead he caught the fish of a lifetime, a 22 pound 4 ounce largemouth bass. George and a friend named J.E. Page was fishing Montgomery Lake in Georgia when George caught the 32... [Read More]
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      Post Heavy Duty Jig N Pig Fishing

    Before I get into this, lets just understand that I consider any jig 1/4oz or larger to be heavy. Catch 10,000 bass or so on a 1/16, 1/8 and 3/16oz jigs and you would also. When fishing heavy jigs, I abandon the realm of spinning tackle and move up to stout bait casting gear. This is necessary to transport your offering to nasty places and to get it back. I normally do not skip with a bait casting rod. It can be done but you must have an extremely educated thumb to prevent backlashes. I use... [Read More]
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      Post How to Get the World's Best Fishing Baits for Free

    How to Get the World's Best Fishing Baits for Free
    By Larry M. Lynch

    There are essentially three ways to catch fish:

    Use live, natural baits

    Use imitation or artificial baits and lures

    Use hardware such as traps, nets, etc.

    One of the most efficient and productive of these three methods is to use live, natural baits. This is especially true if the waters and area youre fishing are new or unknown to you. These live, natural baits are proven effective when acquired locally.
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    Author:: Larry M. Lynch
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      Lightbulb How to Build Your Own Cricket Trap

    How to Build Your Own Cricket Trap
    By Albert McBee

    When I was a kid, my father would choose a weekend for a catfishing trip to Lake Texoma, giving me ample notice to catch lots of trotline bait. The pond I liked to get bait from was full of black perch and bluegill from 3 inches to 3/4 pound each. They liked crickets. Lots of crickets.

    It took me an hour after dark to chase and catch a dozen crickets to fish with the following morning. Then the perch ate them so fast that I ran out wi
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    Author:: Albert McBee

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