Hello everybody, and welcome to Dig IN Fishing Fridays. I'm excited today. Today we have Derek Hudnall here. Derek is a Bass Masters league lead angler from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Derek is 38 years old, and was born and raised in Baton Rouge. His wife Anya, daughter Payton, who's three, and Braxton who's 15. He actually grew up in a fishing family, and he's been fishing competitively in Louisiana since he was 16 years old. His first Bass Master Open was in 2016 and that's when Derek started fishing full time. He has fished all the divisions of the Bass Master Open's every year to increase his versatility, and his chances to qualify for the Bass Master Elite Series. He finished third overall in 2018, which qualified him for the 2019 Elite Series, and the 2019 Bass Master Classic. Welcome Derek.
I'm excited today because today we have Bernie Schultz. Bernie is a native Floridian with more than 30 years of experience competing at the highest level of tournament fishing. - With two US and two Canadian titles, he has won well over a million dollars in prize money. - In addition to competing on the Bassmaster Elite Series, Bernie Schultz serves as a consultant to many of the biggest brands in fishing, including Shimano, Rapala, Mercury Marine, Garmin, and others. - He also serves as a columnist for several major fishing publications, including Bassmaster, Florida Sportsman, Ontario's Just Fishing, and Inside Line.
Hello everybody, and welcome to dig in fishing. I'm your host, Michael Grady. I'm excited today because today we have drew bitten here, the Bassmaster elite series. Drew had one, two major wins and the first in a FLW tour, Lake Okeechobee, and the second bath master Toyota, Texas fast. Drew will also be fishing in a second Bassmaster classic in Knoxville, Tennessee, and a couple of weeks. Welcome drew. Hey, thanks for having me. So drew, what are you up to today?
Cliff Prince, a Bassmaster Elite Series angler from Palatka, Florida, joins us in this episode. He has fished in the Elite Series for eight years, in the Bassmaster Classic twice, and enjoys deer hunting when he's not fishing.
Today we've got Jeff Gustafson on the podcast, a Bassmaster Elite Series angler from Kenora, Ontario, Canada. He has fished the FLW Tour for six years, moved up to the Elite Series this year, and is a two-time Forrest Wood Cup qualifier.
Size limits of fish are typically based on biological research into the reproductive cycle of each species. To ensure sustainability of this vital resource, catch and release knowledge is crucial.
Some people will protest hunting but no one ever protests fishing. I have often wondered why. I find fishing to be a very cruel sport. If hunters hunted with the methods fishermen use people would be outraged. Yet when it comes to fishing no one seems to care.
If you're a fan of going on fishing trips, then you're the kind of person that will do all you can to make sure that the trips you take are noteworthy. You leave no stone unturned, which means that you've no doubt, decided to take a trip to fish in Bay Area Houston. In fact, you're banking on your trip to southeastern Texas to be one you'll remember for a long time.
I had surgery last week and couldn't fish or drive, so I was working on the website and talking to some friends on Facebook while watching some live tournament coverage, and the subject of why we don't see many women fishing in professional bass events came up. It really made me think because I hadn't paid as much attention to this as I should have. I decided to contact some old friends in professional bass fishing both male and female and get their thoughts on it, and I think you'll be surprised at what some of...
I will cover all aspects of the sport of Fishing, from... Surf and Rock fishing, Boat Fishing (for the BIG ones),Lake, River and dam fishing. Most folks however stick to one type of fishing, e.g. fly, surf, bass or carp, but diversifying can be really exciting.
We discuss how to find the best lake Texoma Fishing Guide and get the best bang for your buck. Lake Texoma has over 200 Striper Fishing Guides and finding one can be a bit tricky. We will break down what to look for from Google searches, to guide fishing reports, and websites. Lake Texoma is the Striper Fishing Capital of the World and should be on every bucket-list for anglers visiting Oklahoma or Texas. You will need to find a Lake Texoma fishing Guide that can meet your needs and will design a trip for you and your group. Your angeling skills will play a big part in finding a good guide fit! Do you like to fish lures? Are you a neophyte or master angler? How many anglers are in your group? Will you fish more than one day? Do you need to arrange a hotel? There are many more questions anglers need to ask a potential Lake Texoma Striper Guide before booking a trip. A bit of investigating and some Google searches will make for a perfect Adventure Texoma Outdoors experience! Lake Texoma is a striped bass anglers dream, come visit us today! Striper fish Texoma, we do!
Fishing, historically a male dominated pastime, is slowly becoming a hobby of choice for women. Not only is it time that can be shared with family and friends of all ages, as well as just yourself, it also puts a healthy meal on the table.
Spinning reels are a helpful tool that every avid fisher should have in their arsenal. Spinning reels are so popular among fishers of all skill levels because they are very lightweight, intuitive, and easy to use. However, not all spinning reels are created equal. Since your spinning reel is such a crucial part of the fishing process, it's important to find the best spinning reel on the market. Here are some tips and tricks to help you find the best spinning reel for your needs.
It's that time of the year again, were the lakes start freezing or are already frozen depending on where you live. So we all know what that means, time to get out all the ice fishing gear and hit the lakes. Here are a few tips to help you be more successful at ice fishing.
Spring Smallmouth Bass location and presentations to catch them. This article focuses on jerk bait presentation.
This is a question often posed by anglers new to trolling and even some veterans as well. You may have found yourself in the offshore section of your local tackle shop confused at all the different trolling lures available and wondering how the makers expect you to pull them.
Whether you are fishing in the Spring, Summer, Autumn, or Winter, there is always more to fishing than actual fishing. There is the view to consider, the effects of the season, the beauty, the peace, and the challenge as well. Fishing has something to offer everyone.
If you enjoy offshore fishing, there is one place you have to visit. Venice LA is known for the best offshore fishing in the country.
Being sure you have the right bait to catch some big catfish is what this article is about. It is about getting big catfish with bait that isn't so smelly that you can't wash it off.
Those that choose to fish Bay Area Houston (BAH) absolutely love the area. For those not in the know, Bay Area Houston (BAH) is a part of Texas that encompasses the area between Houston & Galveston. Bay Area Houston thrives on its proximity to Galveston Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, boasting nearly forty miles of coastline that contribute greatly to the economic success of the region. The area also is home to NASA's Johnston Space Center, which makes it an integral part of the U.S. space program, as well as the country's history.
This article is about Lake Jennings, in Lakeside California, which offers many activities such as camping, fishing, boat rentals, wildlife viewing, bird watching and hiking trails. Lake Jennings is open year around and is one of the most popular areas in San Diego.
Summer is in the air and we all know what that means, fishing is in the air. Some people think you just need a pole, line and bait and you are good to go. But that's not the case all the time. Here are a few tips to help you catch that monster fish or your limit on pan fish.
This article is for sharing some good tips on where and how to look for big bluegills.It tells how to present the bait during spawning season as well as where to go and how to fish for them during the rest of the season. The article also asks you to be careful of the limit you catch and to be sure to save some for tomorrow. Conservation is important even for the very populist of species.
If you are going to go fishing, you need to be sure you can tie on the lures or bait you will be using. This is a good start in learning what to do and how to do it.
One of the best hobbies for young and old alike is fishing. It inspires a good work ethic, patience and responsibility; and spurs a sense of assurance and empowerment. The thrill of bringing in that first fish, the camaraderie, and lasting memories created are priceless.
Michigan has so many great places to fish! In this article, I'm going to talk about dock fishing in Michigan and some of the best places to make the next catch!
This article is designed to give you some help when you start choosing the lures you want to buy. Everyone's Fishing Tackle-box needs lures, so why not get information on what kind to look for?
Encouragement for realizing Walleye are delicious fish and should be sought after. Also, some tips on how and where to catch them.
If you want to catch fish and expressly bass, you have to know where to fish. Otherwise you will be relying only on luck!
You should learn how to cast with spinning reels if you like to fish with smaller baits or lures. If you prefer to fish with heavier lures, you should learn to cast with baitcaster reels. Each of these techniques takes a bit of practice. Practice, whether in your backyard or the ruver, will make casting second nature, if you give it some time.