Make a Fishing Rig

How To : Make a catfish jug rig

In order to make a catfish jug, you will need the following: an empty jug (or 20 oz. soda pop bottle), a1" PVC pipe, eyelet screws, a 6" piece of rebar, hot glue, swimming noodle, fishing line, a sinker, and a circle hook. Clean an empty bottle. Place the rebar inside of the ...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 : Tie a Carolina rig fishing line

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a Carolina rig fishing line. First, grab your favorite type of hook, then apply it to a Carolina rig that has a bead on it to protect the knot from sliding up. You can also use a giant worm on your Carolina rig to have better results while ...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 two-hook panfish rig for deep-dwelling fish

The two-hook panfish rig is meant for vertical fishing under the boat in fairly deep water, for deep-dwelling fish like crappie, catfish, bluegills, and sometimes even bass. It involves two hooks hanging off the line, off droppers, to fish close to the bottom. Watch and learn ...more

How To : Set up a simple nymphing rig for fly fishing

Need some advice on fly fishing? Fly fishing is a distinct and ancient angling method of fishing, most notably as a method of catching trout or salmon. Fly fishing is also well employed today for a large variety of species other than trout and salmon, including pike, bass, pan ...more

How To : Rig a fly fishing line for trout

When hunting for trout, you will need to know how to set up your rod. Different types of fish require different set ups. In this tutorial you will learn to master the technique behind rigging a fly fishing line for trout. In order to rig a fishing line for trout fishing, there ...more

How To : Rig a slip sinker rig for walleye fishing

The slip sinker is used with the slip sinker rig to troll bait slowly across the bottom, primarily for walleye fishing, but also it will catch catfish and other bottom-dwelling species. If you want to find out how to rig the slip sinker rig, watch and learn from Wade Bourne of ...more

How To : Rig a saltwater fishing pole

Take your fishing line and run it through the guides on the fishing pole. Of course, for you beginners, start at the bottom as the line in on the reel and work up. While doing this, release your bail. After you have finished running the line, pull the bail back over. This keep ...more

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 : Catch surface-feeding fish with a popping cork rig

One of the most exciting times you can have fishing is when you can get in the middle of a school of surface-feeding fish like black bass or white bass or stripers. If you can manage to cast off into them, you're guaranteed to get a bite. And one way to improve your chances… t ...more

How To : Set up and fly fish with a double nymphing rig

Need some advice on fly fishing? Fly fishing is a distinct and ancient angling method of fishing, most notably as a method of catching trout or salmon. Fly fishing is also well employed today for a large variety of species other than trout and salmon, including pike, bass, pan ...more

How To : Fish in flats while using a Carolina rig

When going out fishing, combining two things together can help result in a succes in a big fish. Two things that work well together and can result in success is a Carolina rig and flats. Putting both of these together when going out bass fishing, it's important to use every tr ...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 : Rig a 9-inch slug-go lure for fishing greatness

Steve walks us through rigging a 9" Slug-go. You can't deny that he knows what he's talking about. You just can't. See it in this two-part video. Part 1 of 2 - How to Rig a 9-inch slug-go lure for fishing greatness. Part 2 of 2 - How to Rig a 9-inch slug-go lure for fishing g ...more

How To : Rig a drop shot fishing lure with Alton Jones

Most fisherman know what a Texas rig is—a hooked tied to the end of a fishing line with a slip bullet weight right above it. But for some of you pros, that's not good enough. 10-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Alton Jones shows you a different, better rig—the drop shot. It's ...more

How To : Rig your grub when out fishing

There are many different kinds of bait that fishermen use when out in the ocean or in a lake or river. It's important to know which is the right one to use and when. This can lead to a bigger catch for you and others. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to rig your ...more

How To : Rig 2 lures to fish at the same time

Fishing is already tough for some, especially those with not much experience. But in this next tutorial, not only can beginner's better their chances of catching soemthing, its a technique that can be done easily by most. The video will show you how to rig 2 lures to fish at t ...more

How To : Rig a cracked crab when fishing

If you're going out into the ocean to catch yourself a fish, you need a good source of bait, right? Worms doesn't cut. It's better to go with crab. Yup, that's right, crab. They can be the perfect bait when going out into the ocean and can bring some pretty nice sized fish. So ...more

How To : Fish and adjust the popping cork rig

When fishing, many people use more than just a rod and fishing line. There are many different kind of tools and equipment that fishermen use to help catch a nice big fish. One thing that is used is a popping cork rig. Fishermen usually use this to help catch fresh and saltwate ...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 : Rig a grub in fishing

There are tricks to hooking plastic baits. A fisherman will show you how easy it is to hook a grub bait in this video tutorial. Take action: push hook into nose, noting where hook should come out of bait, and push nose up over hook barbs to secure. Ron, the instructor in this ...more

How To : Catch fish using a limb line rig

Limb lining is exactly what its name implies: You tie a line from a limb that overhangs the water, drop the line into the water, hook and bait on the end, and while you're home in bed… that limb is fishing for you. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows how to fish a limb line rig. ...more

How To : Catch fish with a wacky worm rig with an O-ring

Bass can't resist the wacky worm. What's better than something that sounds as delicious as the "wacky worm"? No bass could pass this up, so if you plan on going bass fishing soon, you need to add this rig to your arsenal. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows that the wacky worm i ...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 : Rig a tube fly

This is a brief how-to video to show you how to rig a tube fly for Steelhead and Migratory Brown trout. The guys at "Tight Lines" fish a lot of these all fall and winter. These can really help improve your game, and make you catch all those fish you really wanted.

How To : Use a drop shot in bass fishing

This video features a former bass fishing guide explaining how to use a drop shot rig properly when you fish. The presenter in this video is fishing in February, so his chances of success are low, but his points are valid and should help get you a little closer to catching 700 ...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 : Easily rig a float or slip bobber rig

If you've never fished before, you may not know all the different ways to help you catch the best looking and biggest fish. There's more to having a fishing rod and string. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to easily rig a float or slip a bobber rig. It's easy to do and wi ...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 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 : 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 : Use a slip bobber rig when panfishing

To catch a lot of bluegill fish, the best way is with a slip float rig. The weight is all at the bottom of the line. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to use a slip bobber rig when panfishing. A slip bobber rig is a simple yet extremely effective ...more

How To : Rig a Gulp Shrimp

Gulp shrimp are hands down the most popular soft plastic lures for saltwater fishing today. There are a few different ways to rig gulp shrimp. They can be rigged weedless, with a regular hook or with a jighead. Using a jighead is the most common way to rig these lures. Line J ...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 : Tie a drop shot rig

Drop shot rigging is an advanced fishing technique and Ron Colby (professional angler and fishing tournament winner) is here to show you how to drop shot.

How To : Tie a patanosta knot for your fisihing rig

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a patanosta rig for beach fishing. This will be useful for catching fish in the summer. Make sure that the sinker and bait are not too far away from each other. If you cast this out, the casting distance will not be reduced by a ...more

How To : Tie a Texas rig

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a Texas rig. First, get your worm and your side hook, then hook the worm to the fishing rod and hook. Tie a knot around the fishing line so it stays in place then you will be ready to use! This is great to use when you are out fishing, and ...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 : Work a Carolina rig through tough cover

When you're out bass fishing, things can get a little difficult. Not only do you have to deal with getting the right equipment ready to go and catch fish, but you also have to be wary of your surroundings. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to work a Carolina rig thro ...more

How To : Adjust a float/slip bobber rig

For some, there's more to fishing than just using a rod and some fishing line. There are more tools and pieces of equipment that fishermen use to help make it easier to get a hold of a nice size fish. So in this helpful tutorial, you'll find out how to adjust a float/slip bobb ...more

How To : Tie the dropper loop when fishing

The dropper loop is a classic loop knot which is often used on multi-hook fishing lines and bait rigs. It can be created in the middle of the fishing line and forms a loop which is off to the side of the line.

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

News : Rig A Live Shrimp With A Jighead

A live shrimp and a jighead can be deadly on many Florida inshore species when used in the right situation. These rigs are used when strong current is present or when wanting to fish a live shrimp like an artificial lure by bouncing it along the bottom. ...more

How To : Tie an alpine butterly loop fishing knot

The Alpine Butterfly Loop is forms a loop mid-line. The loop can take equal loads on both ends of the fishing line, and on the loop. The alpine butterfly loop can be used to attach droppers or to make several different bait rigs. Watch this video fishing tutorial and learn how ...more

How To : Tie a dropper loop fishing knot

The Dropper loop is a classic loop knot which is often used on multi-hook fishing lines and bait rigs. The dropper loop is also often used by fly fishermen to attach an extra fly to the leader. The dropper loop can be created in the middle of a the fishing line and forms a loo ...more

How To : Tie a dropper loop with fishing line

The Dropper loop is a classic loop knot which is often used on multi-hook fishing lines and bait rigs. The dropper loop is also often used by fly fishermen to attach an extra fly to the leader. The dropper loop can be created in the middle of a the fishing line and forms a loo ...more

How To : Detect strikes on a Carolina rig

If you're using a Carolina rig and don't have much experience with how to use it, then check out this next tutorial. In this video, you'll learn a couple valuable pieces of information that should be useful for you when you're using a Carolina rig when out bass fishing. These ...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 : Bass fish with plastic worms

Thinking about switching over to plastic worms? This video should come in handy. Learn from professional bass fisherman Ron Colby all about using bobber stoppers when rigging plastic worms. Tip: Plastic worms should be rigged so that they don't slide up or down, because this ...more

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