Bait Fish

How To : Make homemade Bluegill fish bait

In this tutorial, learn exactly how to make bluegill fish bait at home. This video will display two different recipes for making dough bait. Both of these methods are fairly easy to create and can be made with items in your kitchen. Along with the step by step instruction, you ...more

How To : Make homemade fish bait

In this video, learn how to make fish bait - the easy way! This bait works well for perch, bluegills and other smaller fish. The ingredients for this type of bait are cheap and you probably already have a lot of them in your pantry or refrigerator. So, if the store bought kind ...more

How To : Make homemade freshwater fish bait

Gone fishin'? If you love to fish, but don't love the high price of bait from your local tackle shop, check out this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to make bait for freshwater fishing, step by step. The bait in this clip is good for literally anything found in a p ...more

How To : Make your own homemade trout fish bait

Next time you head out on the boat, why not bring along some fresh, homemade bait? If you are searching for trout, you have come to the right tutorial. In it, you will learn exactly how to make bait for trout fishing using some common ingredients that can be found in your kitc ...more

How To : Fish a live bait rig for bottom-dwelling fish

If you want to learn a little bit about fishing, Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV is the perfect fisherman to learn from. In this video tutorial, Wade shows you the steps to fishing a live bait rig. Watch, learn, then try this live bait rig action on your next trip out on the lake. ...more

How To : Rig skip baits using a whole fish for fishing

So, you've mastered the knot tying process for fishing, and you already know how to catch bait, so now what? You need to put that live bait to good use... this animated tutorial from Marinews will show you how to rig skip baits using a whole fish for fishing. Catching bait mig ...more

How To : Fish a soft plastic frog bait for bass fishing

No one fishes with a frog as lure, except when it comes to the non-living kind. This soft plastic frog bait is the perfect lure for bass fishing. They look lifelike, but won't make you feel like an awful fisherman. Watch as Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how to fish a pl ...more

How To : Fish with frog bait

Watch this instructional video to learn how to fish with frog bait. Use a long rod to make sure you have the strength you need to pull it through the brush. Pull it across the water, you might catch the biggest fish you've ever caught.

How To : Rig a garfish for fishing swimming bait

So, you've mastered the knot tying process for fishing, and you already know how to catch bait, so now what? You need to put that live bait to good use... this animated tutorial from Marinews will show you how to rig a garfish for fishing swimming bait. Catching bait might jus ...more

How To : Mix ground bait properly and catch more fish

There are a lot of types of bait out there, and choosing the proper one for the venue and type of fish that you will be fishing is essential to having a good catch. THis video features a professional fisherman demonstrating how to mix ground bait properly, ensuring that you ha ...more

How To : Bait ice fishing lures

Tips for baiting your ice fishing hooks. Learn more about how to get started in this winter sport in this ice fishing lesson from an experienced fisherman. Part 1 of 16 - How to Bait ice fishing lures. Bait ice fishing lures - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on ...more

How To : Choose ice fishing bait

There are several different kinds of bait that fisherman use to catch fish while ice fishing. Learn about the various types of bait and how they're used from a professional hunting guide in this free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Choose ice fishing bait. Choose ice fishi ...more

How To : Use a bridle rig for live bait fishing

Live bait is a great way to reel in bigger fish. This technique shows how to attach the live bait to your fishing gear. Watch this video fishing tutorial and learn how to use a bridel rig for live bait fishing.

How To : Bait a fishing hook

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to put bait on a fishing hook. Be careful when working with the hooks. Begin by taking off the hook from the rod and put the bait on the hook. Depending on the bait, users will need to use the whole or half of the bait. With the head o ...more

How To : Fish a mega plastic worm bait for bigger bass

Do bigger baits really catch bigger bass? That's been a question for fisherman since fish existed. Well, when it comes to bigger worms, pro anglers on the national bass circuits give the unqualified answer of “yes,” at least as far as plastic worms and fish holding on deep sum ...more

How To : Pick the color of your crank bait for bass fishing

Crank bait is one of the more popular, interesting looking, and effective types of bait. This video features a bass fisherman going through his selection of crank baits explaining when he uses different colors of crank baits to attract the most fish. THe situations he discusse ...more

How To : Fish using a jerk bait

One of the most important features on the jerk bait is the front end diving lip which is used to make the lure dive deeper in the water when the jerk bait is pulled by the fishing rod. There is one more very important feature involved in using this jerk bait. It is the "pause" ...more

How To : Bait a fishing hook depending on your bait

Taking up fishing anytime soon? The first thing you'll need to learn is how to bait a hook. Different types of bait require different methods of getting them onto the hook. Follow these steps. You Will Need: • Worms • Insects • Minnows • Cut bait • 1 c. flour • 1 c. yel ...more

How To : Bait a fishing rod

If you fish in a lot of weeds or where there are a lot of rocks, then check out this video tutorial. A fisherman will show you how to bait a fishing rod so you won't catch weeds and other things on your hook. Take action: be careful not to hook fingers, use a Gamakatsu hook an ...more

How To : Tie a spinner bait on a fishing line

Spinner bait are good for attracting and catching bass when fishing. In order to have the lure and the bait working correctly when using this type of bait, you will have to attach the bait directly to the lure. This can be done using the improved fisherman knot. After threadin ...more

How To : Fish for catfish using flavored dip bait paste

Fishing for catfish? Maybe you need some help, and Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV has just the tip. In this video, he shows you how to use dip bait to improve your catfish catches on the waters. It may smell disgusting, but it's well worth trying out. Dip bait is commercial catfi ...more

How To : Fish for bass using the flicker shad bait

Big surprises come in little packages, and that's certainly the case with this flicker shad bait. This flicker shad has been proven to attract bass or any fish that feeds on shad, so if you want to learn more, watch as Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how to fish a flicker ...more

How To : Bass fish using year-round buzz bait lures

You can't catch a fish if you don't have the bait… and a buzz bait are great for snagging bass. So, if you're a bass fisherman, you can't not know this information. Get the scoop on buzz baits. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how buzz baits are good lures for catching bi ...more

How To : Rig Soft Plastic Baits for Fishing

Soft plastic lures can be used in both fresh and salt water. Most of them are purchased without hooks and the angler must rig these baits before using them. This tutorial explains how to rig many of the popular styles. Video: .

How To : Fish for bass using a square-billed crankbait

If you're bass fisherman, then you know that the lipless crankbait is the bait you want in your fishing box. It's great for catching roaming fish chasing bait fish. However, there is an alternative you could use— a square-billed shallow running crankbait. They both are used in ...more

How To : Make homemade catfish bait to catch catfish

Catfish are great - they taste good and are friendly fish to catch. In this tutorial, learn how to save some money and make your very own catfish bait at home. This method of creating bait is very simple and can be made with ingredients you already have in your house. The ingr ...more

How To : Use a jerkbait stinger hook for bass fishing

If you want to catch more bass this spring, then you need to fish soft plastic jerk baits. They drive bass wild. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to use a jerkbait stinger hook. Soft plastic jerkbaits are great lures for catching bass in shallow ...more

How To : Bait a Hook with Catfish Punch Bait

There are many different types of prepared catfish baits for catching channel and blue catfish. These baits are often referred to as "stink baits", but while they might smell quite foul to some anglers, the smell really attracts catfish. Stink bait is a very broad term and th ...more

How To : Fish a swimbait lure to catch quality bass

If you're targeting big bass during the summertime, the best bait to use is a swimbait lure. You may know that they don't give you tons of bites, but in this case, quality is the key. The best bass you'll eve catch will come off this swimbait lure. This is why swimbaits are fa ...more

How To : Make catfish bait at home

Use this simple recipe to catch great catfish, and make it all from the comforts of your own home! First what you need is an old butter dish to mix in, as well as an old spoon. Cornmeal, flour, old cheese, kool-aid for flavor, garlic powder, tuna, and water are the simple ingr ...more

How To : Tie a Gray White for fly fishing

This fly pattern is a streamer that is fished right below the surface. It imitates a bait fish (shad) and was tied originally to catch carp, but is a useful pattern for any freshwater or saltwater fish feeding on bait and fry.

How To : Throw a cast net for live bait

The best way to fish is with live bait, but buying bait can be expensive and it isn't always guaranteed fresh. Once you learn how to cast your own bait you will be able to catch large amounts of bait fish on your own, and cut out the middle man. Happy fishing! Cast netting liv ...more

How To : Casting and baiting a feeder rod

For those particular attached to one sort of fishing, like fly fishing or float fishing, trying and mastering a different type of fishing can be a scary process, requiring a departure form the comfort zone that is at the core of the enjoyment of fishing. This video features a ...more

How To : Catch trout in freshwater rivers and lakes

Trout is a popular fish to find in freshwater rivers and lakes. Learn useful bait, tackle and fishing techniques to catch a tasty fish. So for your next trip to the great outdoors, don't forget to pack your fishing rod!

How To : Break through a meter of ice when ice fishing

Watch this video to learn how to fish on ice by using a tool that allows you to easily drill through the ice. With advice on what kind of hook and bait to use--in addition to a detailed look at the process--you will also learn how to insulate the ice hole and mark its location ...more

How To : Tie the rapala fishing knot

Ever wonder how to tie the rapala fishing knot? Wonder no more. Watch this instrucional knot tying video and find out. The rapala knot is a popular method to tie a lure (such as a rapala!) to a line such that it can move freely and unimpeded by the knot. Essentially the same a ...more

How To : Fish with a mechanical yo-yo self-fishing reel

No, this yo-yo rig does not mean attaching your toy yo-yo to your fishing line. It's a specifically deigned mechanical reel that is designed to fish while you're home in bed. It's quite the reel, and worth a try. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how to rig a mechanical yo- ...more

How To : Use feeders and ledger weights to catch more fish

Ledgers and feeders are important parts of bait preparation, and thus crucial to successful fishing as a whole. This video features a professional fisherman explaining how to use these two tools to bait your pole properly, maximizing your baits performance, your fish catches, ...more

How To : Rig a swim bait

In the summer and fall, swim baits are very effective in luring in forage fishes that have reached their maximum size. In this video, expert Wayne Gustaveson gives an overview of what swim baits are and how you can use them to catch more fish. Swim baits are plastic figures th ...more

How To : Attach a worm to a fishing hook

Want to go fishing but lack the necessary technical know-how when it comes to the sport's specialized equipment? Never you fear, brave pescador(a): with this fisherman's how-to, you'll learn how to attach a bait worm to a fishing hook. When attaching a worm to a fishing hook, ...more

How To : Cast a spinning rod for fishing

Casting a fishing rod can be tricky, and we've all had knots in our spools. This fishing clip will show you how to adjust your reel so that you never have knots again. Take action: set the spool tension knob and set the reel breaks. The reel should stop when bait hits water. R ...more

How To : String a fishing pole

Stringing a fishing reel is not as simple as throwing line onto it. Learn tips from a fisherman on stringing, spinning, and regular reels in this fishing video tutorial. Take action: set reel line to come off spool counter-clockwise, set line to come straight off spool for bai ...more

How To : Work a spinner bait

In this tutorial, we learn how to work a spinner bait. This has a head as the weight, then the hook underneath the head and skirt. On the other side of the safety pin, there is who flat blades for murky waters. These help with sun reflection. This is a very versatile type of b ...more

How To : Catch walleyes

Know what walleye eat. Walleye eat smaller fish, such as minnows or shad, so lures that imitate fish, such as spoons or thin-minnow crankbaits are good choices. Walleye also will eat nightcrawlers, insects and leeches, although artificial forms of these baits usually are not a ...more

How To : Choose fishing line

There are three main line types in fishing, but how do you know what you should be using? In this video tutorial, a fisherman will give you some tips so you can decide for yourself. Take action: determine bait type, determine type of fish to catch, and look at line weight and ...more

How To : Rig a live crab through its horn when fishing

Using crab as bait is a smart idea, since crab has been known to work well with catching fish. But trying to use a live crab is far more difficult. Not doing it right can lead to you losing your bait or your getting injured. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to hook a l ...more

How To : Use internal weighted tube jig lures for fishing

There are as many different types of bait as there are types of fish. This video features a bass fisherman describing how to make one bait that he is very fond of, an internal weighted tub jig. It is light, skips well, and is sure to catch you a lot of fish after you make one ...more

How To : Catch and gut a fish in the wild

In order to catch and gut a fish, you will need the following: a fishing pole, bait, a knife, and Begin by tossing bait into the water, in order to attract the fish to you. When a fish begins to tug on your line, slowly pull him in. Remove the hook from his mouth. Be careful. ...more

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