Within 3 days my little brother managed to catch his personal best bass and then break it with this 8lbs 15oz largemouth! What’s more is we caught back to back fish over 8lbs in 2 casts. This is one of those days when you know you have it dialed in. These bass were staging on a flat near a ledge and feeding up to spawn. There was a small group of fish but these were the biggest we caught. I was throwing a Sinking Bull Shad and my brother caught his trophy on a Gambler Lures JTK Hair Jig. Links to all products and equipment below.

6″ Fast Sink Bull Shad http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Triton_Mike_Bucca_Bull_Shad_Fast_Sinking_Swimbait/descpage-TMBBSF.html?from=mkfish

JTK Hair Jig 5/8oz http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Gambler_Hair_Jig/descpage-GHJG.html?from=mkfish

12lbs & 15lbs Red Label Flourocarbon (super good deal)
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Seaguar_Red_Label_Fluorocarbon_Line/descpage-SRLF.html?from=mkfish

Powell Max 3D Crankbait Casting Rod 7′ MH Composite
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Powell_Max_3D_Crankbait_Casting_Rods/descpage-3DCC.html?from=mkfish

 

Hero Session 5 http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/GoPro_HERO5_Session_Camera/descpage-GPHS5.html?from=mkfish

Shoulder mount: http://amzn.to/2mabFzn

Suction cup mount: http://amzn.to/2lvM7Jl

 

I caught a 10lbs 14oz bass on a cranbait fishing in central Florida waiting for a friend. A pre spawn fish out in deeper water I fished the crank in a unique technique called longlining. Wish I would’ve brought my net but managed to land her by hand and catch it all on the GoPro. All equipment and tackle details below, check them out!

Strike King 6xd http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Strike_King_Pro_Model_6XD_Crankbaits/descpage-SK6XD.html?from=mkfish

Rod Powell Max 3d 7 11 MH: http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Powell_Max_3D_Crankbait_Casting_Rods/descpage-3DCC.html?from=mkfish

Strike King 10xd http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Strike_King_10XD_Crankbait/descpage-SK10XD.html?from=mkfish

Camera – GoPro Hero 4 http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/GoPro_HERO4_Silver_Camera/descpage-GPS4.html?from=mkfish

Sunline FC Sniper http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Sunline_Super_FC_Sniper_Fluorocarbon/descpage-SLFCS.html?from=mkfish

GoPro Shoulder Mount http://amzn.to/2lkPI0t

You need this graph Lowarance 12 Ti: http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Lowrance_Elite_12_Ti_Sonar/descpage-LET2.html?from=mkfish

Had an absolutely killer day fishing a hair jig on a super cold day in Florida. Caught around 25lbs of bass targeting suspended pre spawn fish in deeper water. Used a very light or soft rod – a 7ft crankbait rod paired up with 12lbs flourocarbon and and a Shimano 6:3:1 speed reel. The key was to reel the bait upward while slightly moving the rod tip in a flicking motion. Then let the jig pendulum back to the bottom without feeding it line. Here’s all the stuff I was using:

JTK Hair Jig 5/8oz http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Gambler_Hair_Jig/descpage-GHJG.html?from=mkfish

12lbs Red Label Flourocarbon (super good deal)
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Seaguar_Red_Label_Fluorocarbon_Line/descpage-SRLF.html?from=mkfish

Powell Max 3D Crankbait Casting Rod 7′ MH Composite
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Powell_Max_3D_Crankbait_Casting_Rods/descpage-3DCC.html?from=mkfish

Hero Session 5 http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/GoPro_HERO5_Session_Camera/descpage-GPHS5.html?from=mkfish

Shoulder mount: http://amzn.to/2mabFzn

Suction cup mount: http://amzn.to/2lvM7Jl

 

Had my littler brother down for some fishing and he caught his personal best largemouth bass at 8lbs longlining a crankbait. He was stoked and so was I but little did we know that PB would only last a couple days when we would double up on near 9lbs giants together. Stay tuned for the second part of the vid where we catch more giant bass during his trip to Florida!

Bait: http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Strike_King_Pro_Model_6XD_Crankbaits/descpage-SK6XD.html?from=mkfish

Rod:
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Halo_Fishing_Cranking_II_Series_Rods/descpage-HFC2.html?from=mkfish

Line: http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Seaguar_Red_Label_Fluorocarbon_Line/descpage-SRLF.html?from=mkfish

GoPro: http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/GoPro_HERO5_Black_Camera/descpage-GPB5.html?from=mkfish

Shoulder mount: http://amzn.to/2mabFzn

Suction cup mount: http://amzn.to/2lvM7Jl

Want to step up the quality and content of your fishing videos – start shooting stock shots when you’re on the water fishing to tell viewers more about what you’re doing, how you’re doing it, why you’re doing, and just flat out make for a better story.

Always run that camera even when you don’t think it’s worth it – trust me it’s worth it and will come in handy down the road when editing!

Jaws Flex Clamp http://amzn.to/2jZPdJ2

Hero Session 4 http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/GoPro_HERO_Sessions_Camera/descpage-GPHSC.html?from=mkfish

Hero Session 5 http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/GoPro_HERO5_Session_Camera/descpage-GPHS5.html?from=mkfish

Fished the Work Horse Tournament Trail bass derby yesterday and caught big fish for the tournament 7lbs 3oz and decided to put a new reel to the test for the first time tournament fishing. The reel I bought to try out for the first time was the KastKing Stealth http://amzn.to/2mT5srq I was pretty pleased – the reel comes in at a very comptitive price around $60 and frankly performs as well as my Lew’s Speed Spools which retail at $100.

Tournament baits and tackle –

Gambler Fat Ace:
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Gambler_Fat_Ace_5pk/descpage-GFA.html?from=mkfish

Damiki Neko Sinker:
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Damiki_Neko_Sinker/descpage-DNS.html?from=mkfish

Seaguar Red Label Flourocarbon:
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Seaguar_Red_Label_Fluorocarbon_Line/descpage-SRLF.html?from=mkfish

Shimano Zodias 7’2″ MH:
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Shimano_Zodias_Casting_Rods/descpage-ZDC.html?from=mkfish

“This video featuring the KastKing Stealth baitcasting reel is my entry for the KastKing YouTube Tournament, which pays out thousands of dollars in prizes. Please give it a Like and Subscribe to the KastKing YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oeLSPx__hMggLznMByDJQ

KastKing Stealth and other KastKing fishing tackle products are avaiable at http://www.amazon.com/kastking

Becoming more and more in sync with using longlining – letting out a bunch of line then reeling in a crankbait from up to 125 yards away in order to hit depths over 20+ feet. Baits used in this video are the Strike King 6xd and 10xd on either 10 or 12 pound Sunline FC Sniper Flourocarbon.

Strike King 6xd http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Strike_King_Pro_Model_6XD_Crankbaits/descpage-SK6XD.html?from=mkfish

Strike King 10xd http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Strike_King_10XD_Crankbait/descpage-SK10XD.html?from=mkfish

Camera – GoPro Hero 4 http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/GoPro_HERO4_Silver_Camera/descpage-GPS4.html?from=mkfish

Sunline FC Sniper http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Sunline_Super_FC_Sniper_Fluorocarbon/descpage-SLFCS.html?from=mkfish

GoPro Shoulder Mount http://amzn.to/2lkPI0t