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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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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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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Float Rig vs Bottom Rig – Trout Fishing with Power Eggs & Gulp Worms

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In this episode I’m out trout fishing with a bottom rig and a float rig to see which rig works better with gulp worms & power eggs. I’ve found a fairly dependable trout fishing spot, so its time to do a little experimentation with different bait and rigs. I don’t get any bites when I start off with the float rig and a gulp worm. I then switch to the power eggs and I still don’t get any bites. I catch a trout on the first cast after removing the float! I also was able to catch a trout on the worm!

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Beginner Fishing Lures – How to Fish with a Twister Tail Grub

Beginner Fishing Lures! How to Fish with a Twister Tail Grub

We see how to fish with a twister tail grub in today’s episode of beginner fishing lure tips – and you’ll see surprised how easy it is. A twister tail grub is one of the first artificial baits new fishermen encounter. It can actually catch fish when rigged with a jig head. I’ll show you how to tie two of them on at the same time to double your chances. After you catch a couple of fish you can change colors to see which color the fish prefer.

Sunfish and Yellow bass are a few of the fish that often go for a twister tail grub. The fish was going after the Chartreuse grubs today and I did really well before finally losing the grub.
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River Fishing for Trout Using Bottom Rigs – Rainbow and Brook Trout

River Fishing for Trout Using Bottom Rigs

Have you ever gone river fishing for trout using bottom rigs? I catch both Rainbow Trout and Brook Trout in this video. After no success trying to catch a fish on a live minnow I’d just caught, I change to corn. With two pieces of corn on the hook and a pinch on sinker, I end up catching multiple trout. You can see me catch a 10.75 inch Brook Trout which qualifies as a trophy fish here in TN. Consider trying a bottom bouncing rig if there are trout in a river near you.
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