Bass In The Net Blog Posts

  • WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE ...
    on Oct 16, 2016
    Well, after all of the summer rains, along comes Matthew and dumps on us all the way up the state ... as if we needed more water.So now many of the stand-alone lakes are so full that many have overflowed the ramps, needing a 4-wheel drive to back a b...
  • BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN ...
    on Sep 20, 2016
    Well, it has been a very slow and hot summer for us here in Central Florida, and recently it has been very wet too.  The lakes are all up as much as two feet so the bass have been scattered all over the place, finding a lot of runoff water which...
  • FINALLY FISHING - AND A FIRST-TIME EVENT!
    on Mar 25, 2016
    Still recovering and going to therapy after our auto accident and neck surgery, but the fishing guiding must go on!  Although I am getting a later start in the season than usual, it is proving to be a bumper crop of good-size largemouth bass. Mo...
  • It's A New Year ... Finally!
    on Jan 10, 2016
    Boy, am I glad 2015 is over.  At my age, I'm not normally one to rush time to pass, but the last half of 2015 has been kinda rough.  On July 29th my wife and I were in an auto accident that totaled my Suburban.We were both rushed to the hos...
  • AWOL
    on Oct 13, 2015
    I probably don't have any followers left, but if there are any I want to apologize for being silent for so long.  Haven't really had much to comment about.  The fishing hasn't been anything to get excited about for a couple of years, but ho...
  • on Jun 20, 2013
    MO-BLINGThe multi-lure rigs have become quite popular since the Alabama Rig hit the scene.  Now you can even buy rods specifically designed to handle the added casting weight, not to mention the added catch weight if you hook up on more than one...
  • on Oct 4, 2012
    The only way to tell fall has arrived in Florida is the color change in the lilly pads, a few leaves falling from less than half of the trees, and nights that have become bearable.  The good news is that has started the waters cooling off slight...
  • on Sep 10, 2012
     MY APOLOGIES!Sorry that I have totally neglected the blog for so long, but my wife and I have been so busy with our businesses that there is hardly time to blog.  Working 30 hrs/week at a tackle store around scheduled fishing guide trips,...
  • LABOR DAY ADDITIONSIt was no labor at all to add these great items to More Tackle.  Hope there's something here to peak your interest.  We only have one or two of each model of the Fin-Nor reels, so first come, first served.Fin-Nor Reels:Offshore Star DragSan...
  • Fly Fishing for Bass
    on Aug 23, 2011 in fly fishing bass
    I’ve been fishing since I was a kid, and from the beginning, I knew my favorite times on the water would be when I was bass fishing. For about 95% of my fishing life, I used a spinning reel.I picked up a bait caster once or twice, but was never in...
  • HOT ~ HOT ~ HOTHot Lures – Summer fish and how they react.  In the summertime, when the water temperature gets in the 80’s, fish seem to get more lethargic and become rather finicky.  So, what can you do to remedy this kind of behavior?  You can...
  • Late Spring/Early Summer Bassin'
    on May 31, 2011
    TROPHY BASSGenerally, a bass weighing in at 10 pounds or better is considered a “trophy.”  Many, including my wife’s father, have set that bar for whether or not to have a bass mounted.  Her father fished all of his life in waters fro...
  • End Of A Season
    on May 15, 2011
    Bass fishing this season has been the best I have seen in a number of years.  I know this year started off cold and rainy, but January and February has come and gone, but not without its rewards.  And March and April has been a blast.  ...
  • TAKE A LESSON FROM NATUREThere are a number of ways the fish population can be altered … for either the good or the bad. Some ways occur from nature … some occur by man. But we need to become aware of both.First I think it would be good for you to understand the impact t...
  • Florida Bassin'
    on Mar 18, 2011
    Thought you might get a kick out of this video one of my recent customers put up on YouTube.
  • DEER TREE STAND ... I mean SWING
    on Mar 3, 2011
    If you live anywhere in the wilderness or country, you may have had a deer or two wonder into your back yard.  You might even have feed or a salt lick available for them.  But I never thought of providing things for them to "play" with, so...
  • BOAT LAUNCH PREPAREDNESS, SAFETY & ETIQUETTE
    on Feb 15, 2011
    You saw the picture of the guy launching his boat backwards.  I’m not so sure that this actually happened the  way they said but, whatever it was, I am sure that something went horribly wrong, which was most likely the result of an o...
  • Polar Bear FishingTalk about "the one that got away....Whew!"  I've heard just about every story about that, but this has got to be the best ever!  Watch the video below.  Not only did he loose the fish ... but now he has to buy a new net, to boot! ...
  • Website Aid - Snap It!SnapIt Screen Capture 3.7  I know this doesn't have anything to do with fishing ... but this little program is great because it allows you to easily capture anything on the screen including windows, menus, full screen, rectangular...
  • Don't Let The Trailer Get Too Deep!
    on Dec 27, 2010 in boat launching boat trailer
    He just bought a new boat and decided to take her for the maiden voyage.This was his first boat and he wasn't quite sure of the exact Standard Operating Procedures for launching it off a ramp, but he figured it couldn't be too hard.He consulted his l...
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