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10 crazy awesome facts about bass fishing on Lake Okeechobee that fans always ask me. I collaborated with my friend Captain Joey Berg to go thru fishing tips, seasonal lake patterns, your YouTube questions, and break down Lake Okeechobee myths and facts so if you are fishing for bass you know where and how to start. We talk about what type and what size fishing line, what are the best color soft plastic worm colors to use on the Lake, what are the facts about summer fishing versus bass fishing in winter, as well as the craziest times to catch GIANT bass during the year. These are all facts and tips I wish I would have known when I arrived in Florida LOL! So I hope they can help to lead you to more fun on the water and a better more diverse fishing experience!!!

Check out my buddy Captain Joey Berg http://captjoeyberg.com/

Looking for the fishing lures, fishing line, and fishing tackle mentioned in the video? It’s all here:

Vursa Braid https://bit.ly/2BcP8uL

EZ Swimbait https://bit.ly/2KL2ltV

My Costas https://bit.ly/2np9aZ4

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If you’re crazy about fishing for bass this bait shop will make you drool. Franks Great Outdoors in Michigan makes me feel like a kid in a candy shop. Not to mention that before even walking in to the shop we met a guy that makes a crazy fishing scent and he threw Benjamin and I some swag to take smallie fishing. The road trip series continues as we get close to a shot at my PB smallmouth bass. This bait shot blew my mind though! Every aisle made me drool and want to grab all kinds of crazy fishing lures that. There is something here for every technique for bass and my mind was blown – absolutely insane selection right next to some of the best bass fishing in Michigan. Like epic bait shops? You’ll be drooling as we check out Frank’s Great Outdoors! Stay tuned for more as we get the inside VIP tour before heading out for PB smallie fishing!

Check out Benjamin’s channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpTf7Hw4sRhSaqPD94qpnXA

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I have goosebumps from a totally unscheduled fishing stop on my road trip north at Kentucky Lake. Bank fishing for bass I managed to catch my PB spotted bass fishing a drop shot rig in a small bay right next to the dam. Headed on a road trip to my brother’s wedding and some epic smallmouth bass fishing in Michigan I just randomly stopped and got a hotel for the night down the road from Kentucky Lake, grabbed a fishing liscense, and went out OG style trying to catch my first Kentucky Lake bass – I would’ve never known it would be my PB!!! This is just the beginning of a road trip series chronicling my trip to search for my PB smallmouth bass with my buddy Benjamin Nowak. So stay tuned!

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Want the gear and the cameras in the video? You can find it all at Tackle Warehouse:

Powerll Endurance Spinning Rod 7’3″ ML http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Powell_Endurance_Spinning_Rods/descpage-PESR.html?from=mkfish

Roboworm Rebarb Hook 2/0 Medium Wire http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Roboworm_Rebarb_Hooks/descpage-RWRBH.html?from=mkfish

QuickDrops Drop Shot Weight 1/4oz http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/West_Coast_Tackle_QuickDrops_Drop_Shot_Weight/descpage-WCQD.html?from=mkfish

Gambler Sweebo Worm Green Pumpkin http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Gambler_Sweebo_Worm_65_12pk/descpage-GSW.html?from=mkfish

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

My Costas http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Costa_Del_Mar_Blackfin_Sunglasses/descpage-CDMBF.html?from=mkfish

All the camera stuff, the drone, floral hats everything you need to shoot vids! https://www.amazon.com/shop/mikeybalzzfishing?ref=ac_inf_hm_vp

Fishing for bass on the weekend – especially on a popular river – means you’re going to have to deal with jet skis and total douche bags on the water. Still think it’s CRAZY how this jet ski cut me off running full wake thru a back water area – NOT SAFE!!!!!! That said we caught some bass targeting a local river in a high pressure period with a bunch of leisure boaters out. Goes to show fish will bite all the time just have work for it. Revealed a few fun techniques and tips here to focus on when heading to a local river to fish for bass!

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Want the gear in the videos? You can find it all at Tackle Warehouse:

Reel Shimano Curado http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Shimano_Reels_Casting/catpage-RLCSHIMANO.html?from=mkfish

Pegs for your weight (these are the best) http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/6th_Sense_Peg_X_Stoppers_9pk/descpage-6SPEG.html?from=mkfish

Power Pro Braid http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Power_Pro_Super_8_Slick_Braided_Line_Timber_Brown/descpage-PSBT.html?from=mkfish

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

My Costas http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Costa_Del_Mar_Blackfin_Sunglasses/descpage-CDMBF.html?from=mkfish

Sweebo Worm http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Gambler_Sweebo_Worm_65_12pk/descpage-GSW.html?from=mkfish

3/8oz Super Compackt Hawg Tech Punching Weight http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Hawg_Tech_Tungsten_Weights_1pk/descpage-HTTW.html?from=mkfish

My Sun Gloves http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Glacier_Glove_Islamorada_Sun_Glove/descpage-GGI.html?from=mkfish

TW Performance Shirt http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Tackle_Warehouse_Aftco_Performance_Knit/descpage-TAK.html?from=mkfish

My Face Shield http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Gambler_Face_Shields/descpage-GFSD.html#customer_reviews?from=mkfish

All the camera stuff, the drone, floral hats everything you need to shoot vids! https://www.amazon.com/shop/mikeybalzzfishing?ref=ac_inf_hm_vp

This is an insane camera array for bass fishing and it’s going to give crazy angles in a simple setup. Yolotek POWERStick, POWERStation, and DBarrel all set up with a GoPro camera. This gives me a mobile platform to get angles on fishing all over the boat no holds barred. Perfect for fishing trips and telling you what’s happening fishing for bass here in Florida and all over. Did I mention it gets some great fishing aerial shots. Capture all t he tips and techniques with this camera setup and I’m just getting started!

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Want the camera setup or want to learn more – links below:

YOLOTEKPowerstick 53″http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/YOLOtek_POWERStick_53/descpage-YOLOTEK.html?from=mkfish

All the YOLOTEK Gear http://www.YOLOtek.com?rfsn=1147685.560e2

GoPros http://www.YOLOtek.com?rfsn=1147685.560e2

Finnaly fishing for bass and popping the cherry on the new bass boat rig! Such a huge day and the fishing cooperated. This time of year fishing can be a little spotty but swing head jigs, stick baits, jigs and a little bit of neko rigging did the trick getting bites. Florida fishing is about to get super good – epic good – as these fish settle in to pre summer patterns. So stoked and thankful to have this rig and pop the cherry on one of my favorite lakes with some solid bass!

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Want the gear in the vids, click the links below:

Reel Shimano Curado http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Shimano_Reels_Casting/catpage-RLCSHIMANO.html?from=mkfish

 

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

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

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

My Costas http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Costa_Del_Mar_Blackfin_Sunglasses/descpage-CDMBF.html?from=mkfish

Hookless Wrecking Ball http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Gambler_Wrecking_Ball_Hookless/descpage-GWBNH.html?from=mkfish

You need this graph – Lowrance HDS 12 Carbon:http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Lowrance_HDS-12_Carbon_Fishfinder_Chartplotters/descpage-CAR2X.html?from=mkfish

All the camera stuff, the drone, floral hats everything you need to shoot vids! https://www.amazon.com/shop/mikeybalzzfishing?ref=ac_inf_hm_vp

Had my first time fishing the Ned Rig for bass – and the fish eat it! It’s a finesse fishing technique that I had heard about but never tried. Took it out to the lake fishing for fish schooling in deeper water but that were in a very negative mood due to heavy fishing pressure and one of the biggest winter cold fronts of the year in Florida. The bass loved it! My first fish was over 5lbs and I can’t tell you how many bites I got where as throwing a drop shot rig, swimbait, Neko Rig and other finesse style fishing lures would not get bit. Learning a new fishing technique is a blast but when the results are like this, it’s something to note. Stay tuned as I play with some variations on the standard Ned Rig for bass and spruce it up a little bit Florida style for huge finicky fish!

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Want the Ned Rig and gear in the vids? It’s all below:

Berkley Half Head Ned Rig Jigs http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Berkley_Half_Head_Jigs/descpage-BHHS.html?from=mkfish

Mustad Grip-Pin Ned Jig Head http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Mustad_Grip-Pin_Ned_Jig_Head/descpage-MGPN.html?from=mkfish

Gambler Fat Ace (cut this one down and just use about half of it with the tail) http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Gambler_Fat_Ace_5pk/descpage-GFA.html?from=mkfish

Damiki Stinger 4″ http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Damiki_Stinger_Worm/descpage-DS.html?from=mkfish

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

You need this graph – Lowrance HDS 12 Carbon:http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Lowrance_HDS-12_Carbon_Fishfinder_Chartplotters/descpage-CAR2X.html?from=mkfish

Berkley Fireline Crystal (white braid for finesse fishing – 14lbs) http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Berkley_Fireline_Ultra_8_Superline_Crystal/descpage-BEF.html?from=mkfish

Shimano Sedona 2500 http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Shimano_Sedona_FI_Spinning_Reel/descpage-SED.html?from=mkfish

Powell Endurance 7’3″ http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Powell_Endurance_Spinning_Rods/descpage-PESR.html?from=mkfish

My Costas http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Costa_Del_Mar_Blackfin_Sunglasses/descpage-CDMBF.html?from=mkfish

All the camera stuff, the drone, floral hats everything you need to shoot vids! https://www.amazon.com/shop/mikeybalzzfishing?ref=ac_inf_hm_vp