Windy Day Swimbait Fishing From Shore!

Come along with Matt throwing big swimbaits for giant smallmouth! Matt breaks down the water, explains his decisions, and gives some great tips for controlling your baits and line in the wind. 

Big smallmouth are the best! Catching them from the bank is even better! Go figure the best bite of the day came while he was on the phone. The key to getting bit in this video was location. Matt selected a bank that was wind blown, had a corner where baitfish could be trapped, and offshore cover to allow the bass to ambush their prey more easily. 

Below is a breakdown of the gear Matt was using in the video...

S-Waver 168:
Owner ST-56 Treble Hook size 2:
Owner Hyperwire Size 4 Split Rings:

Rod- G Loomis GLX 853C JWR:
Reel- Shimano Curado 70 7:1 RATIO:
LINE- 65 lb Sufix 832:
Leader- 18 lb Maxima Ultragreen Mono:

Camera Setup...
GoPro Hero 6:
Chesty Mount:

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Spring Bank Fishing: What You Need To Know

Come along for a day of bank fishing during the pre-spawn! Tim breaks down his approach to shore fishing and gives some great tips along the way on gear, storage, advantages to shore fishing, and more! The video is filmed on location at Lake Berryessa. 

Shore anglers often feel they're at a disadvantage or that they're looked down upon by boaters. Tim explains how great shore fishing can be! From unique angles to a sneak approach, bank anglers have great advantages during the Spring months. 

The Baits...
S-Waver 168 (Light Trout):
6" Roboworm Straight Tail Worm:
Owner Block Head Jig:
Texas Rig Dropshot Hook:
Finesse Jig:
Strike King Baby Menace:
Super Spook Topwater:
Roboworm Ned Worm (Watermelon Dawn):

Glide Bait Rod... 
Rod- Dobyns Fury 7'3" Medium Heavy:
Reel- Shimano Caenan 6:1 Ratio:
Line- 65 lb Power Pro:
Leader- 15 lb Sunline Sniper:

All-Purpose Combo...
Rod- Shimano Zodias 6'10" Medium:
Reel- Shimano Curado 70 in 7:1 Ratio:
Line- 15 lb Sunline Sniper:

Spinning Combo...
Rod- Shimano Expride 6'10" Medium Light:
Reel- Daiwa Tatula LT 2000:
Line- Power Pro Maxcuatro 20 lb:
Leader- 8 lb Sunline Assassin:

Eye Surrender ESE Glasses:
(Amber for sight fishing, Grey for Regular Conditions)

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Ruined GoPro, Blood, And A Big Swimbait | What Would You Do For A Big Bass?

You don't want to miss this! Ever considered how far you'd go to land a big one? With a split second to decide, Tim found out exactly how far he's willing to go! Tim went "all in" to get a big bass that came off on the shoreline.

To some an 8 lber is a fish of a lifetime, for others its a nice catch. For Tim, she was a fish worth fighting for! Broken and bleeding he proudly holds his catch. 

Gear Used In The Video...

Huddleston 10" Swimbait:

Rod- Dobyns 908:

Reel- Shimano Tranx 300:

Line- 80 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro:

Leader- 30 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

Camera: GoPro Hero5:

Sunglasses: Eye Surrended ESE:

Topwater Pond Fishing Fun

How many casts does it take to catch a bass on topwater? How about to catch 10 bass? Even more? Come along with Tim to do some pond fishing and see how many fish he can catch on topwater. 

Tim is using a Rico popper to catch bass in a small pond. He gets bit on his first cast and the action just keeps right on going! The popper is a very versatile bait that catches fish on topwater when nothing else will. If you haven't thrown a popper lately, its time!

Gear Used In The Video...

Rio Rico Popper:

Rod- Zodias 6'10" Medium:
Reel- Caenan 150:
Line- Sufix 832 in 30 lb:

Camera- GoPro Hero5: