Month: February 2016

Topwater Lures

I began using topwater lures in 2014 when I was introduced to it by a friend. My first catch on a topwater lure, Heddon Torpedo, was a pike. After seeing the amazing action above water from these pikes and bass (as well as muskies), I…

Pike Victims

Anyone who’s used Ribbits have probably encountered instances where you get a topwater strike hoping it’s a huge bass, but find out later that it was a pike whom just bit off your soft bait’s leg. Living in central Wisconsin, pikes are common everywhere. It’s…

Bronzeye Popper

One of my favorite topwater lure to use is the Spro Bronzeye Popper, which is extremely effective in covered-water as well as open-water. These frogs are reliable as well as built to survive even the strongest attacks from northern pikes. Heavy enough to cast…

Get Ready For 2016 Bass Fishing Season!

Last year was a great year for bass fishing smallmouths and largemouths. Because I moved for college, I’ll be fishing in the Eau Claire, WI and Menomonie, WI area. I’ve explored the city constantly and the lakes and rivers that they have looks like…