Should I Use Scents on My Lures?

Should I Use Scents on My Lures?

by Chad Curtis April 16, 2020

Fish smell in parts per million and who's to say how much scent we should put on.  If we load the lure with a gel, and the water is cold, not much of the scent will come off since it is thick and coagulated on the bait.  When the water is warmer and the gel scent is more viscous, it will come off easier presumably giving off more scent.  Should we put less on in the summer and more on in the winter.  Fishing has always been about the little things and taking into consideration these and other factors may make a huge difference.

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Time To Buy a New Spinning Reel?  This Guide Will Help You Choose Correctly.

Time To Buy a New Spinning Reel? This Guide Will Help You Choose Correctly.

by Chad Curtis June 15, 2018 3 Comments

Fishing reels and rods are like golf clubs, you generally need more than one to be proficient at either sport.  Although you don't need as many rod combos as you do golf clubs, each rod and reel combination have specific uses that will make fishing more successful.  

A spinning reel can be used with many applications from small fish like bluegill to giant tuna weighing over 100 pounds.  Setting up your spinning reel with the right line and rod are crucial to making sure you have a successful trip.  The line size is critical for the spinning reel you choose and the type of fish you plan on targeting.  

Spinning rods and conventional or bait casting rods are different so make sure you have the right rod for your reel.  In general, the spinning rod has a larger first guide, which is the guide closest to the reel.

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What line should I use? Braid, mono, or fluorocarbon?

What line should I use? Braid, mono, or fluorocarbon?

by Steven Castillo December 01, 2016

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Fishing Live Bait Offshore - How to hook a live bait.

Fishing Live Bait Offshore - How to hook a live bait.

by Chad Curtis October 03, 2015 2 Comments

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