Jul

17

What to Throw for the Summer Bass Bite

The transition from spring to summer can be a difficult and sometimes frustrating time to fish but can also be the most rewarding and successful times to fish all year. This time of year the bass will typically start to school up to feed together after the spawn so it’s important to cover a lot of water because you might go a while without a bite, but once you find an active school it can be lights out. Continue reading

May

21

VMC® hooks and Rapala® baits help Walters to first-half Bassmaster Elite AOY lead

While Patrick Walters will be taking the second half of his first pro season one day at time, five key pieces of tackle helped him take and hold leads in both the Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year and Angler of the Year races – VMC® hooks, VMC® tungsten weights, a Rapala® X-Rap® Prop bait, a Terminator® Popping Frog and a Rapala® DT®-6 crankbait. Continue reading

Apr

22

Get Jacked for Open Water in the Upper MidWest!

The last of winter’s icy grip is releasing her hold on bodies of water throughout the upper Midwest, so now’s the time to stock your tackle box and get rigged and ready for open water fishing on a lake near you!  Whether you’re after crappies and bluegills in the shallows, or targeting the best early season bites for walleyes, largemouth and smallmouth bass, or chasing toothy critters like northern pike and muskie, if you tie on a Rapala® Brands product, you’re sure to catch more fish. Continue reading