Is One Soft Stickbait Better Than Another?

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One question that regularly pops up when discussing the myriad of soft stickbait choices in the bass fishing market today…

Is one soft stickbait better than another when it comes to catching bass?

bass caught on soft stickbait

Though many sponsored anglers tend to claim their supporter’s bait is best, they will also often quietly admit they will default to the grand-daddy of soft stickbaits, the Yamamoto Senko, when the chips are down and money is at stake!

There are also quite a few “regular” folks touting the features of the Senko and how it outshines all other softstick bait brands at catching bass…

I will admit, there have been many days when the Yamamoto Senko came through for me even after starting with a competing, usually less expensive brand at the beginning of the day.

A couple of years ago I was introduced to Mister Twister’s soft stickbait version, the Comida and started fishing it with considerable success on many outings.

Since the Senko vs Comida (as well as other brands) question seems to always loom, this past season I tracked how the Comida fared vs the Senko on numerous days on the water…

What I discovered is very interesting as explained in the following video…

So what are your thoughts?

Does your favorite soft stickbait produce as well as the Senko?

Is the question really that simple?

Curious minds want to know 😉


Fish Finder Buying Tips for New Kayak Anglers

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Things are looking up…

You have taken the plunge…

Purchased your new kayak even launching it onto your local lake while mastering the art of kayak fishing.

After spending most of your first kayak fishing adventures probing the shallows, you’ve decided to up your game and invest in a sonar unit to explore the watery depths of your favorite honey hole.

fish finder tips for kayak anglers

So as most good Internet-oriented anglers do, you fire up the app to your favorite online tackle retailer starting your research into the different types of fish finders available to kayak anglers. It doesn’t take long to get mesmerized by the numerous models of fish finders available in the market today.

Question is, how do you identify the best fishfinder to meet your needs?

Since I am also a relatively new kayak bass angler, I developed Continue reading

Vary Your Spinnerbait Retrieve for More Bass

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Thinking back to the days when I saw my first spinnerbait, I remember a lure with blades just like an in-line spinner but configured in a way to make it weedless.

different spinnerbait retrieves

My first reaction?

What an odd looking contraption…

I definitely had my doubts it would catch anything much less bass. After a little more research, I finally broke down, bought a couple and even caught a few bass on one my first time trying it. I was hooked for life 🙂

Initially I saw the spinnerbait as a lure that could be fished like an in-line spinner with a basic cast and retrieve approach. Little did I realize Continue reading

Lure Selections When Fishing For Winter Bass

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winter bass fishing luresIf you are fortunate enough to live in southern areas of the US and your local waters do not freeze over during the winter, piling on the clothing and hitting the water for a little bass fishing helps reduce cabin fever.

Even though a fair number of hearty souls brave the cold winter chill and head out for a little winter bass fishing, many struggle with the “catching” part of the success equation.

One question instantly springs into mind …

Are you using the right lures when searching for those elusive winter bass?

Jerkbait fishing mistakes

Key Winter Bass Fishing Lure Selections … Continue reading

Blade Baits For Big Largemouth Bass

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Blade Baits For Big Largemouth Bass
By Steven Vonbrandt

Blade Baits

blade bait bass

Most bass fisherman, because of their use of jigs and worms, have forgotten some of the most important baits that can under the right circumstances catch numbers of hard to catch bass, and many times mean the difference in winning a tournament. These baits don’t have the appeal, or Continue reading