The Trick To Never Burn Out On Fishing

Ever had a friend quit fishing altogether? Ever watching a really good angler just vanish from the tournament scene? It happens every day! Ever wondered why? Maybe its the social media pressure, maybe its rude boaters, maybe its their home life, but more than likely its a combination of all the above. 

If you're passionate about bass fishing and you want it to be a life-long sport there is one key that will keep you coming back from more. At least once a year you need to STOP bass fishing and do something completely different! Let's be real, bass fishing isn't very relaxing. Between the heavy line and the roaring outboards its not nearly as "back to nature" as trout or bluegill fishing. 

Do yourself a favor this year and take a break. If you can find a healthy balance between aggressively pursuing BIG bass and relaxing while fishing for other species, you're going to be a life long angler. 

Here is what Matt was using...

Rod- Megabass Destroyer Spinning Rod:
Reel- Shimano Stradic FK:
Line- Sunline Sniper 4 lb Fluorocarbon:

Budget Setup For This Style Fishing...

Rod- Exage 6'8" Medium Light:
Reel- Nasci 1000 Spinning Reel:
Line- Sunline Sniper 4 lb:


Panther Martin Spinner:
Rooster Tail Spinner:
Mepps Aglia Spinner:

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We Caught The Most Rare Fish In North America!

We challenged ourselves to catch the RAREST Fish in North America and we did it! Come along on the journey to see this amazing fish! It took a lot of 4-wheeling, creek crossings, hiking, and a little luck but we finally caught the ultra rare Golden Trout.

We found the elusive trout in ultra clear water and were even able to shoot some underwater footage of them in their natural habitat. This is one adventure we won't soon forget! We literally found ourselves on the Pacific Crest Trail , a trail that crosses the highest peaks in the Continental United States, to reach these fish. If they were easy to reach it wouldn't be worth bringing you along!

We know this branches away from our typical bass fishing content but we hope you enjoy this glimpse into the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. 

Our Gear...
Tackle Warehouse Angler Pack:
GoPro Hero5 Black:
Plano Pro Latch Box:

Matt's Combo...
Rod- Zodias 6'8" Med Light:
Reel- Shimano Sedona 1000:
Line- 4 lb Sunline Sniper:

Tim's Combo...
Rod- (Current Version) IMX Pro 6'10" Mag LT:
Reel- Shimano Sustain:
Line- 4 lb Sunline Sniper:

-Dry Creek 2.75" Tube:
-1/16th oz. Darter Head:
-Panther Martin Spinner:
-Adjust-A-Bubble Bobber: Source Locally
-Assorted Dry and Sinking Flies: Source Locally


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