Spring Bass Fishing with a Swimbait

Swimbait Bass Fishing With the Cheapest Fishing Combo at Walmart - Realistic Fishing

DOUBLE Your Chances of Catching Fish With This Easy Fishing Rig!

DOUBLE Your Chances of Catching Fish With This Easy Fishing Rig Drop Shot - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, we see how you can double your chances of catching fish with this easy fishing rig! Many of you have probably heard of drop shot fishing but did you know you can add an extra hook to this rig and fish with two baits? By adding another hook you end up doubling your chances of catching fish. You’ll tie the first hook on with a Palomar knot and be sure to leave enough tag end for another hook plus a weight. With a little practice you can tie the hooks closer together or further apart and you can even determine how far the weight sits down the line. Continue reading

Rare Catch for Realistic Fishing – I Caught a Smallmouth Bass!

I Never Catch THIS Fish Bass Fishing With the Cheap Ozark Trail - Realistic Fishing

A Day in the Life of Realistic Fishing! YouTube Fishing Channel Stuff

A Day in the Life of Realistic Fishing Youtube Fishing Channel Stuff - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, what is a day in the life of realistic fishing like? This is some of the YouTube fishing channel stuff that usually goes on behind the scenes. I head out to the post office to mail fishing lures to some recent winners and I also pick up mail that was sent in to the show from my awesome subscribers. After that I go on to a fishing spot try my luck fishing for bass and bluegill. Since the weather is cold, the bite is still pretty tough. I do get one bite from a bass, and catch three or four bluegill. After that I go back over to the studio for the realistic fans who watch until the end. Continue reading

Bass Fishing with a $10 Combo from Walmart – Ozark Trail

Fishing for Spring Bass and Bluegill Flicker Shad Gulp on a 10 Dollar Ozark Trail Spinning Combo from Walmart - Realistic Fishing

Fishing for Spring Bass and Bluegill – Flicker Shad & Gulp ($10 Combo)

Fishing for Spring Bass and Bluegill Flicker Shad Gulp 10 dollar Combo - Realistic Fishing

We’ll start with the best first this week. In the final episode this week we’re once again fishing for spring bass and some bluegill using a Flicker Shad and Gulp. Using the $10 Spinning combo from Walmart and the Flicker Shad, I’m able to catch another awesome spring bass. The weather is pretty crazy with blowing wind and rain.

To keep it realistic, I’m staying local and not headed to Florida or somewhere warm just to catch fish for the show. This is Realistic Fishing, this is what it’s really like right now, kinda sucks. So after taking a break for a few hours from the wind and rain, I come back to fish in the evening. Using the Gulp Minnow I’m able to catch some nice bluegill including an 8 inch fish. Spring fishing for bass and even bluegill can be tough when the weather is not cooperating with you. Continue reading

Fishing for Bass & Bluegills – Biggest Bluegill of the Year

Bass Fishing With a Tiny Drop Shot Realistic Rig - Realistic Fishing

Crappie Nibbles vs Gulp Minnow – Which Bait Will Catch More Fish?

Crappie Nibbles vs Gulp Minnow Which Bait Will Catch More Fish - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week we are fishing with Crappie Nibbles vs Gulp Minnow. Which bait will catch more fish? I start things out fishing with the Gulp Minnow and catch a few nice bluegill and a big shellcracker. This shellcracker was larger than my hand, measuring over 9 inches. After catching these three fish I switch over to using the Crappie Nibbles. I end up catching similar bluegill and shellcracker on this bait as well. So which bait will catch more fish today?
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Don’t Worry, YouTube Fishermen Struggle Too

Dont Worry Fishing Youtubers Struggle Too They HIDE IT from You - Realistic Fishing

Don’t Worry!!! Fishing Youtubers Struggle Too – They HIDE IT from You!

Dont Worry Fishing Youtubers Struggle Too They HIDE IT from You - Realistic Fishing

If you are not catching fish, don’t worry! Fishing youtubers struggle too, but they hide it from you. Here at Realistic Fishing I show you both good days and bad. If you are watching the commercialized youtube fishermen catch big fish left and right, and it doesn’t seem realistic, there is a reason for that. Its NOT! Most of us have enough time to drive to the water and make a few casts and we catch what we catch. They are fishing for hours and hours, in exciting locations, and showing you the highlights. Continue reading

Catch Big Bass on Small Lures!

Catching Big Bass in Spring You Can Catch Big Bass on Small Lures - Realistic Fishing

Catching Big Bass in Spring! You Can Catch Big Bass on Small Lures!

Catching Big Bass in Spring You Can Catch Big Bass on Small Lures - Realistic Fishing

Are you looking forward to catching big bass in spring? Guess what people, you can catch big bass on small lures. In the latest episode this week, I went fishing at the same spot two mornings in a row. The first day I was out, I was catching smaller bass on the Jerkbait after striking out with the Ned rig. I was determined to catch bigger bass, so I went back the next day to see if I could get a bite and then it happened! Fishing near the dock I hooked into the biggest bass so far this season. I estimate this bass weighed nearly 3 lbs. It was caught on the same small lure the previous bass were caught on. Continue reading

Which Fishing Lures Catch More Fish?

Which Fishing Lure Catches More Fish Gulp Minnow vs Jerkbait - Realistic Fishing

Crappie Shad vs Gulp Minnow – Which Fishing Lure Will Catch More Fish?

Is This Your Little Fishing Spot Realistic Fishing Pet Peeve - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week we’re comparing Crappie Shad vs Gulp Minnow. Which fishing lure will catch more fish today? One of these lures catches bass, bluegill, and even a shiner! With the other lure, I didn’t catch a thing. The winner of this one on one comparison is clear, it was Gulp Minnow for the win. While these two crappie lures look very similar and are practically the same size, only one of them produces fish today. I’ve caught fish in the past on the crappie shad style lure, but today it didn’t have a chance.
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How to Catch Spring Bass in Cold Water

The Bass are Getting Bigger How to Catch Spring Bass in Shallow Water - Realistic Fishing

Is This Your Little Fishing Spot? – Realistic Fishing Pet Peeve!!!

Is This Your Little Fishing Spot Realistic Fishing Pet Peeve - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week we see some fishing etiquette at its finest. “Is this your little spot?” she asked. This is another fun fishing pet peeve of mine. When someone walks up and casts right next to you, and then asks if you are fishing there. Really? These people can clearly see me fishing off the end of the dock, and as they pull up right next to me, I catch a skipjack on a jerkbait. Then as soon as they get out of the car, I hear her bait splash right next to me and I look over at her as she asks “Hey, this is your little spot?”. So nice. I reply that I was fishing there, but she can have it now. Another person with her asked me if I wasn’t catching any, which I answered with – two.
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Early Spring Fishing and Lures for 2022

Where and When to Catch Yellow Bass Early Spring Fishing with Minnows - Realistic Fishing

Cheap Lures to Try in 2022 – Bass Fishing Lures Clearance Sale

Cheap Lures to Try in 2022 Bass Fishing Lures Clearance Sale - Realistic Fishing

I love it when I find a bass fishing lures clearance sale. In the first episode this week, we check out some cheap lures to try in 2022. I got all of these at Academy Sport, shopping in the clearance section. There are lures from Strike King, Booyah, Culprit, and more. These lures were purchased at 65% off making them a great deal. In the  end, I bought 14 lures averaging about $2.40 each. I really look forward to trying some of these lures in 2022 as well as giving some away. Continue reading

Early Spring Bass Fishing

Early Spring Bass Fishing When Do the Bass Show Up at the Bank 2 - Realistic Fishing

Catching My First Bass of 2022! – Bank Fishing with Minnows & Worms

Catching My First Bass of 2022 Bank Fishing with Minnows and Worms - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week I’m catching my first Bass of 2022! Today we’re going bank fishing with some minnows and worms. As the water slowly begins to warm up, I will start catching more bass. Today we see it’s mostly bluegill which I catch on some nightcrawlers. But it had to happen sometime… I was happy to catch the first bass of the year. Of course its a little quarter pounder with cheese, but this is a definitely good sign of things to come. I caught all of the bluegill on worms, and I caught the bass on a minnow. I am sure there are more bass in my future. Continue reading