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Shallow Cranking Kayak Fishing

Troy Thomas

It’s downright scary how shallow anglers can catch bass out of a kayak. Truth is as long as a bass has water over its back they could be up in little or no water. For kayak anglers in hot pursue of shallow bass nothing is better than a crankbait. Wesley Strader has mastered shallow cranking kayak fishing and the following are some of his favorite tips to catch bass in skinny water.

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Best Odds of Catching A Muskie

Troy Thomas

Muskie fishing windows of opportunity open and shut all the time. Major windows relate to seasonal patterns. Each Calendar Period and water temperature range corresponds to general locational and behavioral patterns. Phases of each lunar cycle affect muskie behavior. Each day, moonrise, moon overhead, moonset, and moon-under-foot times can spur a bite.

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When Fly Fishing in Saltwater, if Your Fly Isn’t Moving, You’re not Fishing

Troy Thomas

For a fish to see your fly as food, it must have the right action, but there are factors at work that the angler may not perceive. Have you ever wondered why many saltwater fly lines are so brightly colored? It’s not a fashion statement, it’s a tool and often the key to catching fish.

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Shake, Rattle, and Roll for Summer Smallmouth Bass

Troy Thomas

I’m a life-long smallmouth addict! I’ve had opportunities to sample some of the best fisheries across the U.S. Yet the thrill of chasing these special fish isn’t diminished when I can’t cast a line on world-class water. If I must work a little harder to catch fish, it makes the reward that much sweeter.

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Going Shallow When Everyone is Fishing Deep

Troy Thomas

I can be found bass fishing in shallow when everyone is fishing deep. I’d almost rather stay home than go out knowing I’ll probably be fishing deeper than 10′ all day long. It’s just how I feel and frankly, have always felt. Now, I have had my rear handed to me over the years because I refused to go deep when I should have. However, even during those tournaments, I can think back and find the mistakes which cost me.

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