Ever wondered how to catch a Peacock Bass? Well, wonder no more! In this video we give a detailed explanation on how to catch your very first Peacock Bass with live bait.
How to catch a Peacock Bass with Live Bait – Tutorial
First Step: Catch live bait with a size #12 hook and a piece of bread.
Second Step: Keep the bait in a bucket and catch some more bait.
Third Step: Grab the bait and hook it by the lip or nose.
Fourth step: Cast the bait out and wait for a Peacock to eat it.
Fifth step: Once the Peacock has eaten your bait set the hook and reel it in.
And thats it! You have now caught your first peacock bass!
Best smallmouth bass in the video: 13:40 or 5:49 or 4:53
Best walleye in the video: 2:47
Best white sucker in the video: 21:20
Best rock bass in the video: 1:38
Best fallfish in the video: 15:11
This isn’t the greatest fishing video ever made by a long shot, but it’s the video that started it all for me — the one that inspired me to make my whole Lure Fishing series. And making the Lure Fishing series in the years after led to lots of new personal bests in numbers of fish, some trophy fish, and many great adventures and experiences.
I was fishing in a small river in New York at the start of fall (September). I was jig fishing mostly with black and white bucktail jigs, and I was jigging them pretty aggressively, trying to target smallmouth bass and walleye. I also burned some spinners (blue fox and Mepps), and I caught a fish or two on a rapala. It was a cold fall morning, and the water was a little discolored. I started jig fishing and burning other lures before light at a spillway, and I ended up hopping around to a few different pools and runs to jig for more smallmouth bass. I learned later that the reason the bulldozer was driving around in the water was to set up some core sampling work for a new bridge to be built.
I talked like a robot all through the video because I was really tired and pretty excited, too — bad combination. I’ve had many better days of fishing than this one just one year since I started making the Lure Fishing series — lots of videos with much longer and many more bass, plus many videos where I target other types of fish and share the tips and techniques I pick up along the way.
had another fun time out at the lake, fished for 2 hours and really had fun with the topwater bite. caught one nice fish and all the rest were alright size. all caught on the SpitNKing popper by strike king. Fishing in northwestern illinois. hope you guys like the topwater action and will catch you guys next time. Hope to have more days like this!!
In this video we talk sonar, side scan and down scan and talk about perspectives of each when searching for bass while out fishing deep. We also talk about where to place a buoy when fishing offshore for bass, some good fish catch footage, and some good screen shots comparing sonar to the Structure Scan screens. More videos at http://www.wired2fish.com.
I started the day fishing at Grenloch Lake, then moved to Blackwood Lake after a couple of hours. My friends and I managed to catch a few largemouth bass and bluegill. Later that day I fished a local river and I recorded a guy I met catching a nice 25 inch hybrid striper. His friend unfortunately fell in the water while trying to land the fish haha.
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Check out Stephens Hand Tied Jigs: Flipping and pitching a jig to cover is often the best technique to catch giant largemouth bass on Lake Fork. Stephen offers jig fishing tips and techniques to help you catch more bass on a jig. Standing timber, boat docks, laydowns, and grass lines are all good areas for this jig fishing technique.
Pitching and skipping docks is a great late-summer/early-fall tactic to catch largemouth bass. In-DepthOutdoors.com “Hooked Up!” Host Greg Huff and guest Jason Holmer, of BassUtopia.com, offer dock-fishing tips on a 600-acre, central-Minnesota lake. They also, inexplicably, refer early and often to a big bass they nickname “Honey Boo Boo.” Why? Tune in and find out!
The dock pattern in this show will work throughout the upper Midwest on lakes with a similar profile when weather conditions and water temps are similar.
Water temp: 88 degrees
Water color: Green (heavy algae bloom)
Water clarity: One foot, or less
MN DNR profile:
Lake size: 600-some acres
Bottom content: Mostly sand
Maximum depth: 28 feet
Forage: Bullhead, perch, golden shiners, crappie and bluegills/sunfish/pumpkinseeds
Apex predator: Northern pike
Aquatic species: “16 Varieties Sampled. Most aquatic plant species were ranked as rare, except for coontail and canada waterweed which were classified as common. The maximum depth at which aquatic vegetation was sampled was 7.5 feet.”
Hosted and edited by Greg Huff. Directed and filmed by James Holst.