Fishing Advice

Bladed Jigs for Big Fish

Professional bass fisherman Tom Redington shows how bladed jigs like the Chatterbait are one of the bass pros’ favorite lures anytime largemouth bass are chasing shad or minnows.

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Can Fish See Color?

Fishing lures come in hundreds of colors, but can fish even see color? If so, how well? Fishing pro Tom Redington explains the color vision of bass and how scientist discovered the answer about fish’ color vision.

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Should You Reel With Your Right or Left Hand?

Which hand should you use when reeling in a fishing reel? Fishing pro Tom Redington helps you chose whether to use a left or right hand fishing reel to help you catch more fish.

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How to ‘Walk the Dog’ For Big Fish

“Walking the dog” with topwater lures is a great way to catch lots of big bass. With just a few basic steps, fishing pro Tom Redington teaches you how to use this effective fishing technique.

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Does Noise or Talking Scare Fish?

Be quiet or you’ll scare the fish. How many times have you heard that? Fishing pro Tom Redington (quietly) explains which noises will and won’t scare fish like largemouth bass.

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Where to Catch Bass in the Spring

With big largemouth bass moving shallow to spawn in the spring, fishing pro Tom Redington explains how to catch bass during spring warming trends and also where to find bass after cold fronts slow down the bite.

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How to Protect Yourself From the Sun When Fishing

For anyone spending time on the water, too much sun exposure can have long-lasting effects, from aging spots and wrinkles to skin cancer. Fishing pro Tom Redington gives a few simple tips to protect yourself from the sun, while keeping cool in the process.

Ask a Fishing Expert Q&A

When to Catch Pre-Spawned Bass

Q. I have been wondering what month of the year will be best to catch pre-spawned large mouth, small mouth, and Kentucky bass? Also would a shaky head jig work good to catch them?