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Everything You Need to Know About the Spawn … But Were Afraid to Ask

The mating process of the largemouth bass has certainly been studied by anglers far more than the spawning cycle of any other fish. Serious bass anglers await it with great anticipation, knowing there’s no other time of the year when big female bass will be so accessible and so vulnerable.
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    Fish Attractants: 
Leave the Oil at Home

    Oil-based scents are derived from the highly purified oily fractions of processed natural foods like herring, shad, and crayfish, primarily...

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  • Power vs. Finesse
    Power vs. Finesse

    As we anglers get more and more diversified in our fishing skills, as we find out what works best for...

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  • Fishing After Cold Fronts
    Fishing After Cold Fronts

    cold fronts are just a fact of life for most of the country from about October through April. That’s a...

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  • Do Bass Have A Favorite Color?
    Do Bass Have A Favorite Color?

    Bass apparently do see color. Their vision is strongest in the areas of medium-red to green. It fails rapidly moving...

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  • The Right Line: Easer Than You Think
    The Right Line: Easer Than You Think

    Understanding Your LINE Options... Decades ago, anglers had limited fishing line options like "catgut" or silk, requiring high maintenance. In...

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  • Spooling A Spinning Reel
    Spooling A Spinning Reel

    Fishing with a spinning reel opens up a lot of possibilities for many anglers. Easy to use and maintain as...

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Why Use Monofilament

Choosing the perfect fishing line can feel overwhelming at first, but it's all about finding one that suits your fishing style. Monofilament, known as "mono," is a single-strand line, unlike multi-filament varieties. Primarily made from nylon, monofilament can be composed of different materials and blends, offering various levels of stretch, strength, and abrasion resistance.
Why Use Monofilament
  • Dedicated to the Future of Fishing
    Dedicated to the Future of Fishing

    The Berkley Conservation Institute (BCI) is part of Pure Fishing and was developed to support conservation and angler recruitment efforts....

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  • Why Use Fluorocarbon
    Why Use Fluorocarbon

    Fluorocarbon fishing line, once mainly used for saltwater leaders, has become popular across various angling scenarios due to its enhanced...

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  • Fishing Knots 101
    Fishing Knots 101

    Tying a fishing knot is an important and essential skill of fishing. The knot is a critical link between you...

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