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Football jigs earned their name because of the shape of the jighead; it resembles a football.Bass Jiggin' 101: Football Jigs

Bass Jiggin' 101: Football Jigs

Football jigs earned their name because of the shape of the jighead; it resembles a football.

Blake Russell, WorldFishingNetwork.com

It has been said you need only need two colors of jigs ' blacks and browns ' in your tackle box.Bass Jiggin' 101: Keep Color Selection Simple

Bass Jiggin' 101: Keep Color Selection Simple

It has been said you need only need two colors of jigs ' blacks and browns ' in your tackle

Blake Russell, WorldFishingNetwork.com

Summertime is slowly winding down, September is just around the corner and school is now in session across many parts of bass country.As Summer Turns to Fall, Look for Schooled-Up Bass

As Summer Turns to Fall, Look for Schooled-Up Bass

Summertime is slowly winding down, September is just around the corner and school is now in

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

While buzzbaits are an old school bait that sometimes get lost in the shuffle of all of the new space-age lures and techniques that exist today, the time tested eggbeaters aren't ignored by the bass on your local lake.Buzzbait Trick: Tune the Blades

Buzzbait Trick: Tune the Blades

While buzzbaits are an old school bait that sometimes get lost in the shuffle of all of the

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

Make your buzzbait more effective by drilling holes in it. Use a drill and a fair-size bit to drill a hole in each one of the blades of your buzzbait.Buzzbait Trick: Drill Holes in the Blades

Buzzbait Trick: Drill Holes in the Blades

Make your buzzbait more effective by drilling holes in it. Use a drill and a fair-size bit to

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

Most anglers agree that the more irritating a buzzbait can sound with squeaks, squeals and clacking, the more often a bass will take a swipe at the bait.Buzzbait Trick: Make Some Racket

Buzzbait Trick: Make Some Racket

Most anglers agree that the more irritating a buzzbait can sound with squeaks, squeals and

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

To increase the appeal of your hollow-bodied frog as it is retrieved through a pad field or across matted vegetation, and to make the bait easier for a fish to find, make some noise.Frog Hack: Add Rattles

Frog Hack: Add Rattles

To increase the appeal of your hollow-bodied frog as it is retrieved through a pad field or

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

Like spinnerbaits and hollow-bodied plastic frogs, bass can sometimes be just aggressive enough to swipe at a buzzbait trailing by over their head but not so much that they get hooked.Buzzbait Trick: Add a Trailer Hook

Buzzbait Trick: Add a Trailer Hook

Like spinnerbaits and hollow-bodied plastic frogs, bass can sometimes be just aggressive

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

If you've trimmed the back legs on a frog and are still dealing with the issue of short strikes, consider adding a stinger hook like Lake Fork Tackle's ''Frog Tail Hook.''Frog Hack: Add a Stinger Hook

Frog Hack: Add a Stinger Hook

If you've trimmed the back legs on a frog and are still dealing with the issue of short

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

Some bass fishing pros feel like the skirts on buzzbaits straight out of the package aren't thick enough.Buzzbait Trick: Add a Bulkier Skirt

Buzzbait Trick: Add a Bulkier Skirt

Some bass fishing pros feel like the skirts on buzzbaits straight out of the package aren't

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

Straight from the manufacturer, frogs have long legs, or twin sets of rubber skirt material that sweep the water behind the frog as it is retrieved.Frog Hack: Trim the Legs

Frog Hack: Trim the Legs

Straight from the manufacturer, frogs have long legs, or twin sets of rubber skirt material

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

If anglers have a complaint about the use of hollow-bodied frogs, and there aren't many, it might be that the hook-up ratios for frogs straight out of the package aren't as numerous as many would hope for.Frog Hack: Open the Hook Gap Slightly

Frog Hack: Open the Hook Gap Slightly

If anglers have a complaint about the use of hollow-bodied frogs, and there aren't many, it

Lynn Burkhead, WorldFishingNetwork.com

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