Big Bass Lure

  Big Bass Lure Dennis Medley of Illinois shared this picture with us. Dennis is an outdoor writer and has number of articles in bass fishing magazines. This bass was caught on a purple 3” Puddle Jumper, and is more than 22 inches and weighs about 6 lbs. Keep a…

How To Catch More Crappie

We have been compiling techniques from people who fish for crappie often. These guys know how  to catch them, and we've have asked them to discuss techniques they think are the keys to being successful in consistently catching crappie. Techniques "When people are fishing around me and see me catching fish…

How to Fish Under Lights

One of the best ways to  "load the boat" is to fish under lights after dark. Nothing beats going out on a nice warm evening, setting up over crappie cover, and putting out lights. Lights attract bugs, bugs attract minnows, and minnows attract fish. The action can get pretty fast and furious.…

How to Use a Bobber

Perry Bruner shared another great tip with us. In discussing the difference in fishing with a minnow versus the Puddle Jumper, he mentioned a common mistake fishers often make with an artificial bait, especially when fishing under a bobber. Use a Bobber Perry recommends using a bobber most of the time since…

Walleye in North Dakota

Walleye We received an interesting call this past week. A couple of weeks ago we sent some 3-inch Puddle Jumpers to Gene in North Dakota. Gene is along-time walleye fisherman, and he had used smaller Puddle Jumpers on crappie before so was familiar with them. He gave us a call a day…