Easy Bank Fishing Rigs For Beginners

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In this video we check out two easy bank fishing rigs for beginners, a bottom rig and a float rig. Both of these rigs will catch fish and both of them are easy enough for anyone to set up. Today we find out which of these two easy rigs will catch more fish. Using the realistic bottom rig I caught one long ear sunfish however I caught many more fish on the float rig. The finicky bite was easier to detect on the bobber. You can try switching to a float when a bottom rig doesn’t seem to catch fish and you just might catch a bunch.
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Fall Bass Fishing With a Strike King Red Eye Shad – Silent Crankbait

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In this episode I try some fall bass fishing with a silent Strike King Red Eye Shad. Unlike a typical lipless crank, the Strike King does NOT rattle. Shad don’t “rattle” in the real word so this lure is a better imitation sometimes. Within minutes of being on the water I’m happy to find a couple of largemouth bass! I choose not to go too far from where I find the action with the constant wind. I eventually hook a shad and find another small bass in the same area.
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Bass Fishing with a Tiny Crankbait – Fall Creek Fishing From the Bank

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Bass fishing with a tiny crankbait especially when creek fishing from the bank can be a  challenge. I’m fishing in the back of a creek today hoping to catch a largemouth bass using shad. The lure of choice today is a Cotton Cordell CC Shad and its getting some attention. I miss a few bass of course and I notice other fish following the lure. I finally get a bass hooked and it gets hung in the branches by the bank.

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Fishing With Live Bluegill and Cutbait to Catch Big Fish

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Fishing with live bluegill and cutbait can help you catch some big fish for sure. In this video we’re using live bluegill as bait and as chunks of cutbait. We end up catching big fish on both. On the bluegill I catch a 9+ lb flathead catfish – then on the cut bait I also catch a 25 lb blue catfish. A river like this is a perfect place to try big live bait and you just might find yourself catching the biggest fish of your life. Big thanks to Joe at Chatt Cats Fishing for the chance to catch these big fish.

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Fall Bass Fishing With a Texas Rig Swimbait – Yum Money Minnow

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I’m doing some fall bass fishing today using a yum money minnow texas rig swimbait. After a slow start and missing a fish on the crankbait I switched to the swimbait. Shortly after changing lures I hooked up with a fish. I thought I had a big bass initially but it ended up being a drum. I hook up with another fish after moving and continuing to throw the swimbait. Finally it was the largemouth bass I was hoping to find.
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Fall Fishing for Bass and Trout

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When you’re fall fishing for bass and trout, crankbaits, topwater lures, and mice tails can help you get things going when the fishing is tough. In this episode I end up with three fish that were caught on three different days because the fishing has been pretty slow lately. I caught a couple largemouth bass – one on an Ozark Trail Plopper and another on an H20 Xpress Crankbait. Using a powerbait mice tail I caught the rainbow trout. The fishing should get better when the water cools down and hopefully I can get the boat out soon.

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Finding Fall Bass Fishing Lures on Clearance & Another Round of Realistic Trivia

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I’ve been finding some fall bass fishing lures on clearance lately. In this episode see what kind of lures I’m finding and giving away. Oh yeah, its time for more Realistic Fishing Trivia and this is your chance to win free lures. I bought 10 really awesome fall bass fishing lures on clearance and I want to send some to my subscribers. Go to Realisticfishing.com, click the trivia button to play this round. Up for grabs are some Powerbait Max Scent, Gulp minnows and more. When I find great deals on fishing lures, we all win.

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Spinner vs PowerBait Trout Fishing Challenge – Which Catches More Fish?

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In this episode we see a Spinner vs Powerbait trout fishing challenge because I want to see which one catches more fish. I get a bunch of comments insisting that a spinner would have worked better than powerbait every time I make a trout fishing video. I put it to the test in this episode and the results speak for themselves. I caught no trout at all on the spinner. After a half hour and almost 30 casts, I give up and try the powerbait instead and I’m hooked up with a rainbow trout within minutes.

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Easy Baitcaster Tips for Beginners – and How Do Brakes Affect Casting?

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In this episode of Easy Beginner Baitcaster Fishing Tips I am adjusting the brakes of a baitcaster and showing how they effect casting. The centrifugal braking system in this reel has 6 different settings. I try to cast the reel on all six settings to see how the cast is effected. The highest brake setting reduces backlash but it also reduces distance. The lowest setting was an instant bird’s nest and was totally uncastable for me. Hopefully beginners can see how the brakes effect casting and baitcaster backlashes, and maybe avoid a few backlashes with this information.
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Fall Bass Fishing with a Whopper Plopper

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In this episode it’s finally that time of year for fall bass fishing with a Whopper Plopper. I’m still out there practicing topwater bass fishing because it’s not quite my strong suit. I’m using a baitcaster today and 12 lb mono line with a whopper plopper to fish from the bank. I manage to catch a largemouth bass weighing around 1lb on its best day at the first spot I try. I then go to a couple other fishing spots and end up catching two more. Today’s bass weren’t what I’d call very big, they still give me hope for a good fishing season this fall.
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