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
Make Molds for Fishing Baits
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
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: .
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
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
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
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
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
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
To fish with a plastic grub or a plastic worm, rig with a lead head so that the lure will go to the bottom and "swim" back to the boat, imitating a crayfish or a baitfish. First, cast your lure out to a likely spot like a rock or a tree or some place that looks like a good hab ...more
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
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
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
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
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
When fishing you want to have a strong knot attaching your hook to your line. Learn how to tie a polymer knot from a fisherman in this video tutorial. Take action: put line through the jig, keep slack in the line loop, and run the jig through the loop. Ron, the instructor in t ...more
When it comes to fishing, nothing works better than live bait. Not only does it look more attractive, but it can result in bigger fish for you and others to enjoy. One of the best and most deadliest baits to use is live shrimp. This is perfect for fishing out in the ocean and ...more
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
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
Fishing can be tough when it's really hot outside, but don't worry, professional bass angler Kevin VanDam has some advice for outwitting those bass in the summertime. Beat the heat, and beat the bass, with these summertime fishing tips, like using finesse baits and reaction ba ...more
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
If you need some help rigging a soft plastic fishing bait, this quick video can help. Use tandem rigging to get it done. The tandem rigging is liked when short strikes become an issue. As baits get increasingly longer, the second hook becomes increasingly important. Particular ...more
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
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
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
Mark the Shark demonstrates how to bait a fishing line with a lure for deep sea fishing. Use a three to four foot 50 pound test leader when deep sea fishing. First, put the line through the lure and tie on the hook. This technique is good for high speed trolling when the boat ...more
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
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
This video taxidermy tutorial shows how to make a wall mount sculpture of a white crappie fish. The initial fish is bedded into a soft clay mold, and then painted with fiberglass resin. When the mold hardens and dries, it can then be filled with whatever material desired to ma ...more
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.
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
This video will show you how to hook a shrimp for live bait fishing. Fishing with live bait is a great technique.
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
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
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
Check out this instructional video to tie bait for trout fishing. Tie your own catch for finding more fish.
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.
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
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
Animated video on how to Rigging skip baits using a whole fish. Check out more videos at http://www.marinews.com/knots/
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
This video demonstrates how to correctly rig a YUM Mega Tube by 10-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Alton Jones.
This video demonstrates how to correctly rig a YUM Craw Bug by 10-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Alton Jones. This is a great, realistic looking crawfish bait that's best for catching bass.
This video demonstrates how to correctly rig a YUM Craw Papi by 10-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Alton Jones.
This video demonstrates how to correctly rig a YUM Buzz Frog by 10-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Alton Jones. He uses a standard Texas rig.
This video taxidermy tutorial demonstrates the process of molding and casting a fish mount. Any fish can be placed into molding material and covered with plaster to create an exact replica of the fish. When the mold hardens, a duplicate of the fish can be cast. Watch this inst ...more
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
When it comes to both simplicity and efficiency, the bottom bouncer rig is one of the best fishing rigs you can use. It's great for crappie fishing, along with catfish, white bass, black bass, and other panfish and bottom-dwelling sportfish. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows yo ...more
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
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
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
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!
This HowTo video tutorial shows you how to tie a non slip loop for fishing. The non-slip loop is a great way to attach bait or hooks to your line. Don't wonder how to tie this knot, watch and learn how simple it is to use the non-slip fishing knot. Tie a non-slip loop for recr ...more
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
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
Okay, so you're fishing and you forget the basic essentials… you're fishing pole and your bobber. How are you going to catch a fish with just some fishing line? The answer? Plastic straw. You may not have a plastic soda straw on you, but there's sure to be one in a trash can ...more
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
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
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
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