Cast Blue Fox® Super Bous For Muskies Before Fall Turnover

Cast Blue Fox® Super Bous For Muskies Before Fall Turnover

You can cast for, and catch, shallow muskies until the lakes and rivers freeze. Before the fall turnover, Jeremy Smith boats big muskies by casting Blue Fox Super Bou Spinnerbaits and Vibrax spinners.
Gearing Up For Fall Crappie

Gearing Up For Fall Crappie

If you’re looking to catch big crappie this fall but don’t know where to start, this guide is for you. Here’s a rundown of where to find autumn crappie and the best tackle for landing plenty of plate-sized papermouths.
Nighttime Casting For Fall Walleye (From Land or Boat)

Nighttime Casting For Fall Walleye (From Land or Boat)

Fishing at night is a great way to catch walleye all season, but the action really heats up when the water temperature drops in autumn. Here are some tips on casting crankbaits, minnowbaits and swimbaits to catch walleye in t...

Tips For Early Fall Crankin’ In The Shallows

Tips For Early Fall Crankin’ In The Shallows
Squarebill crankbaits and wake baits are excellent presentations for catching bass in early fall. These shallow-running lures cover water, avoid snags and trigger strikes. Here’s how to catch big largemouth and smallmouth bas...

Tweaks That Make Fish Freak!

Tweaks That Make Fish Freak!
Want some crazy freaky fishing the next time you go out? Then try out four new tweaks offered by VMC®, recognized worldwide for making the meticulously designed, super sharp fishing rigs and hooks.

CATCH ALL THE WALLEYES YOU WANT WITH THREE VMC® JIGS

CATCH ALL THE WALLEYES YOU WANT WITH THREE VMC® JIGS
With just three VMC® jigs, fishing legend Al Lindner can catch about all the walleyes he wants to. And you can too.

Tweaking Hard-baits for More Bites

Tweaking Hard-baits for More Bites
Modifying a lure to give it a unique look and action can help you catch more fish. Here are several ways to use these items to make hard-baits more appealing to fish.

10 FISH-CLEANING MISTAKES IT’S TIME TO STOP

10 FISH-CLEANING MISTAKES IT’S TIME TO STOP
Here are 10 fish-cleaning mistakes to avoid, plus tips on how to get the best-tasting fillets.

Finesse Tricks To Catch More Bass

Finesse Tricks To Catch More Bass
Here are some tips for fishing small baits on light line to boat big bass.

VMC® DEBUTS HEAVY DUTY WEIGHTED WILLOW SWIMBAIT HOOK

VMC® DEBUTS HEAVY DUTY WEIGHTED WILLOW SWIMBAIT HOOK
Try a new spin on swimbait fishing with the new VMC® Heavy Duty Weighted Willow Swimbait Hook.

VMC® POWER TRIO FOR BIGGER BASS

VMC® POWER TRIO FOR BIGGER BASS
You’ll be giving your fishing buddies more high fives this summer than ever before when you tie on VMC’s power trio – the new VMC Bladed Hybrid Treble Hook, the new VMC® Tokyo Rig®, and the new VMC® Finesse Neko™ Hook.

CATCH MORE BASS ANYWHERE IN THE WATER COLUMN WITH VMC® TOKYO RIGS

CATCH MORE BASS ANYWHERE IN THE WATER COLUMN WITH VMC® TOKYO RIGS
Whether you’re punchin’ or flippin’, a VMC® Tokyo Rig will give your favorite soft-plastic bait better action, improve your hook-up ratio and put more bass in your boat.

Give ‘Em Lip - Swimming Bladed Baits For Big Bass

Give ‘Em Lip - Swimming Bladed Baits For Big Bass
One reliable tactic for catching more, bigger bass is showing fish something they aren’t used to seeing - and the Storm 360GT Searchbait Swimmer and Terminator Shuddering Bait are two presentations that certainly standout fro...

Rip Jigging Secrets For Giant Walleye

Rip Jigging Secrets For Giant Walleye
Ripping a bucktail or twitchin' jig is one of the best ways to catch walleye from weeds. This fast-paced tactic covers water and triggers reaction strikes. Here’s a rundown of this potent jig presentation.

NEW BX™ BIG BRAT READY FOR OFF-ROAD CRANKIN’

NEW BX™ BIG BRAT READY FOR OFF-ROAD CRANKIN’
Like a four-wheel drive, Rapala®’s new BX™ Big Brat square-bill will run over and through practically anything in its mission to bring the biggest bass into your boat.

NEW LUHR-JENSEN® COYOTE CYCLONE FLASHER ATTRACTS FISH AT MULTIPLE SPEEDS

NEW LUHR-JENSEN® COYOTE CYCLONE FLASHER ATTRACTS FISH AT MULTIPLE SPEEDS
Luhr-Jensen’s new easy-pulling, fully rotating Coyote Cyclone Flasher features an innovative Kick-Fin design that enables it to call in big salmon and lake trout at several trolling speeds.

ARE YOU READY FOR THE MOST ADVANCED FISHING LINE EVER?

ARE YOU READY FOR THE MOST ADVANCED FISHING LINE EVER?
Sufix® Advance® Fluorocarbon fishing line is the future of fishing. And it’s here now.

VMC Hooks - Made For The Outdoors

VMC Hooks - Made For The Outdoors
Simply put, there are no fishing hooks better made, or as sharp.

Shad Rap - 35 Years Of Performance

Shad Rap - 35 Years Of Performance
Why, after all these years is the Shad Rap as popular as it was when it was introduced? It comes down to one word: consistency.

open water season prep

open water season prep
Don’t let preparing for the fishing season bog you down. Follow our checklist and you’ll be ready to go fishing in short order.

Can’t Miss Lures For Spring Pike

Can’t Miss Lures For Spring Pike
With spring around the corner, some incredible northern pike fishing is about to kickoff. In this blog we’re showcasing eight essential early-season pike lures. Don’t launch the boat without these great baits in your tackle b...

Rigging Up For Spring Panfish

Rigging Up For Spring Panfish
“Keeping things simple” is a good approach when fishing in spring for yellow perch, crappie and sunfish

Out-Smart Finicky Panfish

Out-Smart Finicky Panfish
Give bronco panfish a 8-second ride onto the ice this winter with VMC’s new Tungsten Bullfly Jig.

Secure Sufix Pike Leader

Secure Sufix Pike Leader
When fishing for toothy and strong predators like the Northern Pike there are many details and parts of your equipment that need to be customized for success.

5 Proven Presentations For Catching Whitefish On Ice

5 Proven Presentations For Catching Whitefish On Ice
Ice fishing for whitefish has grown in popularity in the last decade. Any experienced whitefish angler will tell you to bring plenty of lures on the ice because this cold-water species can be particular about what they’ll str...

Understand Ice Spoon Differences To Catch More Fish

Understand Ice Spoon Differences To Catch More Fish
Day in, day out, jigging spoons consistently catch fish in winter. Most spoons can be classified as either straight or bent models. Then there are variations within these categories, such as slab spoons and dropper spoons. Be...

WHEN AND HOW TO FISH THE BEST RAPALA JIGGING BAITS

WHEN AND HOW TO FISH THE BEST RAPALA JIGGING BAITS
Here’s a look at the different models and when and how to fish them.

Uni Knot

Uni Knot
A simple and effective way of tying line to an eyed hook.

Rapala Knot

Rapala Knot
Maintain the full action of a lure by attaching it to the line with a loop rather than with a tight knot.

Looking After Your Reels

Looking After Your Reels
Weather will always change, and as fishermen we have to learn to adapt to change in weather patterns and test our skills - but there is nothing more disappointing than fishing equipment that has failed due to a lack of simple...

Could RCD be a boater’s best friend?

Could RCD be a boater’s best friend?
Who doesn’t love convenience and reliability? When we as boaters hit the water, filled with anticipation of the day ahead – the last things we need are small, avoidable nuisances ruining the experience.

How To Tie The Palomar Knot

How To Tie The Palomar Knot
Learn how to tie the Palomar knot.

How To Spool a Spinning Reel

How To Spool a Spinning Reel
Learn how to spool a spinning reel.

How To Spool a Baitcaster Reel

How To Spool a Baitcaster Reel
Learn how to spool a baitcaster reel.

How To Tie The Yucatan Knot

How To Tie The Yucatan Knot
Learn how to tie the Yucatan knot

Double Uni Knot

Double Uni Knot
Easy to tie and very dependable. As the name implies, you tie two Uni Knots and draw them together.