Summer Night Fishing Tricks For Bass

Its time to go night fishing! Many big bass turn nocturnal in the Summer, feeding heavily while anglers sleep. They're able to move shallow and ambush prey while the lake is quiet. Today Tim gives some key tips and tricks to take your Summer night fishing for bass to the next level! This isn't another video about throwing a black and blue jig, get ready!

Night fishing is all about stealth. The lake goes quiet as the sun sets and the fish become very aware of unnatural sound. If you're out on the water with lights on, you're slamming locker lids, or you've got your motor turned up high, the fish will know you're there. If you take the time to slow down, quiet down, and select natural baits, it can be the best fishing of your life!

Tim goes in depth about color selection, moon phase, and so much more. Listen closely to the quick tips because they will make all the difference! Listen especially close to the information about how the moon impacts color selection. Knowing when to throw a bright color, versus a natural color, versus a dark color can be the difference between catching huge fish and catching no fish at all.

Below is a breakdown of the baits discussed in the video to help you fish with confidence this Summer.

Jig and Trailers...

-No-Jack Flipping Jig 1/2 oz: http://bit.ly/2fx8YBI

-Reaction Innovations Beaver: http://bit.ly/29W3RZW

-Strike King Rage Craw: http://bit.ly/2uoqsLJ

-Jig Rattles: http://bit.ly/2kIQ0dH

Curly Tail Worms and Stick Baits...

-Berkeley Power Worm 10": http://bit.ly/2cxomPX

-Zoom Ol' Monster Worm: http://bit.ly/2adPtjs

-Magnum Baits 10" Stick bait: http://bit.ly/2KBhPWU

-Hag's Tornado Bait: http://bit.ly/2Ydvm9j

Texas Rig Hardware...

Hook- Gamakatsu 6/0 Superline Wide Gap: http://bit.ly/2ac92XG

Weight- Swagger Tackle Tungsten Worm Weight 1/2 oz: http://bit.ly/2NjDYtV

Stopper- 6th Sense Peg X: http://bit.ly/2bHjowk

Spinnerbait/Chatterbait/Swim Jig...

-Revenge Heavy Duty Double Willow 3/4 oz: http://bit.ly/2b7GBrs

-Evergreen JackHammer Chatterbait 1/2 oz: http://bit.ly/2popvj6

-Dirty Jigs California Swim Jig 3/4 oz: http://bit.ly/2auXfmx

Crankbaits...

-Strike King 10XD: http://bit.ly/2gHT4F0

-Strike King 6XD: http://bit.ly/2ery44M

-Norman DD22: http://bit.ly/2LKB37w

Topwater...

-Whopper Plopper 130: http://bit.ly/2bsPbQV (Loon, Powder)

-Brabec Double Buzzbait: http://bit.ly/2OVAfjy (Black, White)

-Spro BBZ 8" Trout Wakebait: http://bit.ly/2cU1x5P

-Spro BBZ 1 Rat: http://bit.ly/2tHDGyU

-G Ratt Swimming Rat: http://bit.ly/334OEk1

-Johnny Rat Wakebait: http://bit.ly/2uHIoxO

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The Largest Freshwater Lake In The World: How To Find Fish (And Catch Them)

We're on Lake Superior, home to more than 20 million surface acres of water! We're here to catch fish without any outside help. How do we find bass in such a vast environment? Where do we start looking? Come along for an amazing journey as we explore the largest freshwater lake in the world in search of Smallmouth bass.

The key to breaking down such a massive lake is to forget how big it really is. Start with a map of the entire lake, pretend the lake is only 500 acres, and pick your key spots. No matter how big a pond, lake, or ocean is, they all have the same key "spots". Once you've selected points or coves that look good, its time to zoom in. Its at this point that you begin to see how giant the lake really is. Take each key spot you identified and break it down into smaller and smaller key spots. Now its time to begin fishing! Remember that in a lake this big not every spot will be a home run, stick to your pattern until you find the fish you're searching for.

In today's video the guys fished for 3 days. They found fish each day and were able to dial in the pattern a little better at each stop. While they never found the "motherlode" of big bass spots, they found some awesome fishing and had a great time on a fishery neither angler will ever forget.

Interested in finding out more about Cobi? Visit his Instagram page here: http://bit.ly/2XMpoPW

Below is a breakdown of the baits and equipment we used on this once in a lifetime mission to explore the smallmouth of Lake Superior.

The baits in order of appearance...

-Keitech Fat Swing Impact 4.3: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

-Matt Allen Swimbait Head 3/8 oz: http://bit.ly/29RrTYN

-Megabass Okashira Screw Head 1/16 oz: http://bit.ly/2EpluSA

-Megabass Spark Shad: http://bit.ly/2XcLZk4

-Megabass Vibration X Ultra: http://bit.ly/2GdQFjs

-River2Sea Bling Spinnerbait: http://bit.ly/2diSwqq

-Keitech Fat Swing Impact 2.8 (Electric Shad): http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

-Dirty Jigs Guppy Head 1/8 oz: http://bit.ly/2nyUJRS

-6th Sense Crush 50 Squarebill (Wild Shad): http://bit.ly/2HbaCGT

-Megabass Vision 110 (GP Pro Blue): http://bit.ly/2j31TKb

Matt's Favorite Combo from the trip...

Rod- G Loomis Conquest 902S SJR: http://bit.ly/2BiGUNi

Reel- Shimano Stradic Ci4+ 2500: http://bit.ly/2gu84t7

Line- Sunline Sniper Fluorocarbon 5 lb: http://bit.ly/2p7fxju

Cobi's Favorite Combo from the trip...

Rod- Megabass Orochi XX WhipSnake: http://bit.ly/2XkVoej

Reel- Daiwa Tatula 4000: http://bit.ly/2zrq4id

Line- Power Pro Braid 10 lb: http://bit.ly/2g9c2GV

Leader- Sunline Sniper Fluorocarbon 7 lb: http://bit.ly/2p7fxju

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3 Jig Tricks For Bigger Summer Bass

Jig fishing is EASY in the Summer! Keep it simple, focus on key jig styles in key colors and fish with confidence. By simplifying your method, you'll have more confidence this Summer and you'll catch more fish. We've narrowed it down to 3 jigs to get you through all of your Summer bass fishing.

Anglers often get caught up in the hype of new lures and colors. Some of these new offerings make a huge difference and stay in the arsenal permanently, others simply distract you from your confidence baits for a time. Today we've narrowed our Summer options to a finesse jig, a pitchin' jig, and a flipping' jig. These 3 jigs and a handful of trailers will work in every situation you come across on the water.

Below is a breakdown of the jigs, including color recommendations. We've also included the jig trailers as well as the rods and reels we have confidence in for this fishing style. Don't let the dog days of Summer get you down, this is prime time to get out there and catch a bunch of bass!

The Jigs...

-Finesse Jig: http://bit.ly/2eJinXo (Supermat Brown, Kentucky Craw, Brown Craw)

-Pitchin Jig: http://bit.ly/2amL3of (Go To, Brown Craw, Canterbury Craw)

-Flipping Jig: http://bit.ly/2fx8YBI (Hematoma, Black and Blue, Go To)

-Punching Jig: http://bit.ly/2cB4j2F (Hematoma, Black and Blue)

The Trailers...

-Smallie Beaver: http://bit.ly/2dR6CkP

-Sweet Beaver: http://bit.ly/29W3RZW

-Kinky Beaver: http://bit.ly/2XQ1kJ1

-Strike King Rage Craw: http://bit.ly/2uoqsLJ

-Man Bear Pig: http://bit.ly/2s51oIV

Finesse Jig Combo...

Rod- G Loomis GLX 843c MBR: http://bit.ly/2gqziwT

Reel- Chronarch MGL HG: http://bit.ly/2n8DghB

Line- 30 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro Braided Line: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 12 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Pitchin' Jig Combo...

Rod- Megabas Orochi XX Braillist: http://bit.ly/2OSVNwH

Reel- Metanium DC: http://bit.ly/2qrSZvs

Line- 65 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 18 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Flippin' Jig Combo...

Rod- Expride 7'7" Heavy: http://bit.ly/2nTq9FL

Reel- Curado 200K HG: http://bit.ly/2tHewEh

Line- 65 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 20 lb Sunline FC100: http://bit.ly/2O4UElB

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Cheap Vs. Expensive Fishing Rods - Which Should You Buy?

Are expensive rods worth the money? Which rods are the best "Bang For The Buck?" Does spending more money really make a difference? What are the benefits? Which rod is right for you? Today we're comparing the advantages and disadvantages of high-end rods and budget-friendly rods. We're looking at the best of both worlds and giving recommendations on the most sensitive rods at every price point.

The primary benefit of an inexpensive or budget-friendly rod is cost. Its up to you to decide if the cost savings outweighs any potential performance issues. The downside of a cheaper rod are sensitivity, weight, and build quality. The primary benefit of an expensive or high-end rod is sensitivity, weight, balance, and overall experience. The downsides are cost and durability. Again, it is up to you as the angler to find the balance between sensitivity, durability, and budget.

Below we've provided links to all of the rods and reels in this video. We've gone a step further and linked the best "bang for the buck" rods that we've found at every price point and as an added bonus, will include "bang for the buck" reels as well. We hope this video helps you understand the benefits of each rod style as you choose the best option for you going forward.

Best "Bang For the Buck" Casting Rods...

-Shimano SLX: http://bit.ly/2NfdOnk

-Dobyns Fury: http://bit.ly/2bGvlVV

-Shimano Expride: http://bit.ly/2nTq9FL

-Megabass Orochi XX: http://bit.ly/2OSVNwH

-G Loomis GLX: http://bit.ly/2gqziwT

Best "Bang For the Buck" Spinning Rods...

-Shimano SLX: http://bit.ly/2AdvIC1

-Dobyns Fury: http://bit.ly/2e7HZPF

-Shimano Expride: http://bit.ly/2osaj3q

-G Loomis GLX: http://bit.ly/2A6HH3O

Favorite Casting Reels...

-Shimano SLX 150 HG: http://bit.ly/2NfdOnk

-Shimano Curado 150 DC: http://bit.ly/2yHtsp4

-Chronarch MGL: http://bit.ly/2n8DghB

- Metanium DC: http://bit.ly/2qrSZvs

Favorite Spinning Reels…

-Shimano Sahara FI Spinning: http://bit.ly/2XhhM43

-Shimano Ultregra Spinning: http://bit.ly/2nfApml

-Stradic Ci4+ Spinning: http://bit.ly/2gu84t7

-Exsence Spinning: http://bit.ly/2iMtscV

Rods in thumbnail from left to right...

-North Fork Loomis Edge Rods: Source Locally

-Megabass Destroyer Rods: http://bit.ly/2wVOSbY

-Shimano SLX Rods: http://bit.ly/2L3wppO

-G Loomis NRX Rods: http://bit.ly/2dX9zjv

-Daiwa Aird X Rods: http://bit.ly/2P7Z3Vu

-Shimano Expride Rods: http://bit.ly/2nTq9FL

-Abu Garcia Veritas Rods: http://bit.ly/2RU5kWt

-13 Fishing Defy Black Rods: http://bit.ly/2Ak3F3M

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