Fishing at Public Parks, Fishing for Bass and Bluegill at the Park Bass Season is Starting & Spring Float Fishing From the Bank

Fishing at Public Parks NOW is a Good Time to Start Fishing - Realistic Fishing

Fishing at Public Parks – NOW is a Good Time to Start Fishing!

Fishing at Public Parks NOW is a Good Time to Start Fishing - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, I’m fishing at Public Parks showing that right now is a good time to get out there and start fishing. I’m exploring a few different parks since the water is finally starting to warm up. If you find that you don’t catch many fish at one location, its always ok to head out and try a new spot. Using some artificial minnows as bait, I’m able to catch quite a few different types of fish today. I catch bluegill, a skipjack, sunfish, and a golden shiner. If you’re wondering when is a good time to start fishing, the best answer is now. Go try some fishing at a public park and catch some fish.

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Float Rig & Bottom Rig – Two Easy Fishing Rigs For Early Spring, I am the Realistic Fishing Champion!!! No Fake Sponsored Videos Here & Fishing for Yellow Bass

Fishing for a Different Kind of Bass Yellow Bass at Skeletor Park - Realistic Fishing

Float Rig & Bottom Rig – Two Easy Fishing Rigs For Early Spring

Float Rig Bottom Rig Two Easy Fishing Rigs For Early Spring - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, I’m out there fishing with a float rig & a bottom rig which are two easy fishing rigs for early spring. Both rigs really are so simple they consist of just 2 or 3 components. The Realistic Rig  aka bottom rig is just a hook and a couple of pinch on sinkers. The float rig is a bobber, with a pinch on sinker and a hook. Yes, that’s it! Using just a piece of worm on both rigs I end up catching a small bass, a warmouth sunfish and a bunch of bluegill and I caught all of these fish from the bank. If you want some easy fishing rigs for early spring, you could try a float rig and a bottom rig like the Realistic Rig.

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Fishing Lure Unboxing, Float Fishing at the Boat Launch in Cold Muddy Water & Bass Fishing with a Spinner, Catching Bass in Shallow Water

Bass Fishing with a Spinner Catching Bass in Shallow Water - Realistic Fishing

Realistic Fishing Lure Mail Unboxing! Fishing Sunglasses & Tackle Giveaway

Realistic Fishing Lure Mail Unboxing Fishing Sunglasses Tackle Giveaway - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, we have a Realistic Fishing Lure Mail Unboxing! I receive some fishing sunglasses, tackle, and more. A few really awesome subscribers decided to send some items in to the show and I am having a great time opening everything. We check out some clearance lures from a Dick’s Sporting Goods in New Jersey, some stickers from New York and oh yeah folks, some awesome vintage BluBlocker sunglasses from Grandpa’s collection. I don’t think it’s a shocker, man, I love BluBlockers. There really is more to fishing than just catching fish. I truly enjoy the Realistic Fishing community and I appreciate all of the interaction with subscribers. Big thanks again to everyone who sent something to the show and good luck in this episode’s giveaway.

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Catching Bluegill in Winter, Found YUM Dinger 30 PACKs for Only $2.50 & NEW Creek – Caught my First Bass on a Hellgrammite!

Fishing at a NEW Creek Caught my First Bass on a Hellgrammite - Realistic Fishing

I Finally Get to GO FISHING again! Happy to Catch Bluegill in Winter

I Finally Get to GO FISHING again Happy to Catch Bluegill in Winter - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week I finally get to go fishing again and I am so happy to catch bluegill in winter! Its really been a tough week with horrible weather and almost nonexistent  internet service. But I am finally back at it again today and doing what I love to do. While I was out at the log today I was kept company by a loose dog. He’s my number #2 fan.  I really didn’t think I would catch anything, but I got lucky and I scored a bunch of bluegill. The nicest one today was a good 8 inches. I really can’t wait for the weather to warm up so I can start fishing for bass again.

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Ice Storm Lure Review, Subscriber Antique Lures & I Caught 91 FISH on ONE Pack of WORMS! Nightcrawlers Catch Tons of Fish

I Caught 91 FISH on ONE Pack of WORMS Nightcrawlers Catch Tons of Fish - Realistic Fishing

I Can’t Go Fishing! Winter Ice Storm & Clearance Strike King Lures

I Cant Go Fishing Winter Ice Storm Clearance Strike King Lures - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week – we check out some lures because I can’t go fishing because of a winter ice storm! We take a look at clearance Strike King lures I just purchased. There’s a sheet of ice on everything around here including my driveway and street and I can’t even leave my house. I’m pretty sure I won’t be able to go fishing for a few days or until the streets melt. In the meantime I’m unbagging the last round of clearance lures I bought at Dick’s Sporting Goods. I had picked up some Strike King crankbaits, a few Storm baits and some Robo Worms. When I can’t go fishing, I do like to try to make the best of it. Sometimes that means looking at fishing lures I’ve bought while hanging out in the studio.

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Can’t Wait for Spring Bass Fishing – Realistic Winter Fishing, Winter Bank Fishing, & Name the Mystery Fish!

What Kind of Fish is This Name the Mystery Fish for a Chance to Win - Realistic Fishing

I Can’t Wait for that Spring Bass Fishing! Realistic Winter Fishing

I Cant Wait for that Spring Bass Fishing Realistic Winter Fishing - Realistic Fishing

I can’t wait for Spring Bass Fishing! In the first episode this week we see I am getting pretty tired of this Winter Fishing, but you know, that’s realistic. Yet again I’m at the Log, fishing for absolutely anything that will bite a gulp minnow or a nightcrawler. Over two days of desperate trips I manage to catch a whopping 4 fish, yes four fish. I do catch a nice bluegill the first day while fighting the snags. I catch a few more fish on the second day and am surprised where I end up finding fish. Maybe its time for me to start looking around at other spots. If you’re like me, you just can’t wait for some spring bass fishing, but for now folks, realistic winter fishing is what we got.

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Kmart Fishing Lures, YouTube Scammers & Catching a Bluegill with a Lump

I Caught a Bluegill with a Big Lump Fishing Deep Water for Lumpy - Realistic Fishing

Remember Fishing Lures from Kmart? Realistic Fishing Lure Haul + Mail

Remember Fishing Lures from Kmart Realistic Fishing Lure Haul and Mail - Realistic Fishing

Do you remember fishing lures from Kmart? In the first episode this week we check out  a nice fishing lure haul and do some subscriber mail unboxing. We check out some old fishing lures from Kmart and some newer tackle I was able to get for a good deal from Academy. When things are this cold outside, not even Realistic Fishing has any desire to go stand out there and freeze by the water. What better way to keep it realistic than to check out some vintage fishing lures that I remember seeing when I was a kid. The snelled Eagle Claw hooks take me back to the early 80s when little Realistic I used to dream about owning the tackle at Kmart. Do you remember any lures from Kmart?

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Trout Fishing from the Bank & Crappie Fishing in Horrible Conditions

Trout Fishing from the Bank with Worms Nightcrawlers and PowerBait - Realistic Fishing

Trout Fishing from the Bank with Worms (Nightcrawlers) and PowerBait

Trout Fishing from the Bank with Worms Nightcrawlers and PowerBait - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week I’m going Trout fishing from the bank with worms aka Nightcrawlers and some PowerBait. It is a pretty busy day at the spillway but I still end up catching a handful of trout. I got the first bite on a PowerBait power egg but of course it gets off the hook. After I switch over to the nightcrawlers, I land my first fish and then get another near catch. Later I move down the bank where I use the Power Egg to catch another trout. I follow that up by getting a few more catches on the worms aka nightcrawlers. I’d say it was a good day and I was really happy to be out trout fishing with both worms and PowerBait.

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Winter Deep Water Crappie & Bluegill Fishing from the Bank

Deep Water Crappie and Bluegill Fishing from the Bank - Realistic Fishing

Deep Water Crappie and Bluegill Fishing from the Bank (Realistic)

Deep Water Crappie and Bluegill Fishing from the Bank - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week I try some deep water bluegill and crappie fishing from the bank. Realistic fishing means fishing where the fish are, especially in the winter when the fish can be hard to locate. To make my point, I start out fishing in shallow water near cover and I don’t get one single bite. After giving up and moving to “the log” I catch my first fish, a good sized crappie. Once I realize there aren’t many fish by the log, I decide to try fishing the deep water near the log. I’m glad I did because I ended up catching a bunch of nice big bluegill. So if you have a chance to go fishing in deep water from the bank, give it a try. You just might catch some nice bluegill and crappie.

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Fishing with Worms and Minnows from the Bank with a New Fishing Rod

Fishing with a 15 Dollor Lews Mach 2 Winter Float Fishing with Worms - Realistic Fishing

Fishing Rod in the Mail? St. Croix Rod & Lures Unboxing (Not Sponsored)

Fishing Rod in the Mail St Croix Rod and Lures Unboxing Not Sponsored - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week I got a new fishing Rod in the Mail! Realistic Fishing is NOT Sponsored and the St. Croix rod & lures in this unboxing were sent by subscribers. This is not a sponsored sales pitch. This week when I went to the post office to pick up the show’s mail I was pretty surprised to find a long tube.  But I knew what was in there – a fishing rod! Not only was there the tube – I had a big pile of boxes and envelopes as well. It’s always fun unboxing the gear and the lures sent in to the show and I really do appreciate it. I received a really nice assortment of lures and gear this time and of course there was the beautiful St. Croix Rod. Big thanks to everyone who sends things in to the show and as always, Keep it Realistic.

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