How To Pick The Right Jig

How To Pick The Right Jig

A jig is not a jig. They are not all created equal. Specific jigs work best under specific conditions. I sort my jigs into three categories, and then I think about size. Rocky bottom applications When I’m fishing a jig in rock I want one that has a wide head. As you look at it the head should stretch out left and right from the center point. A football head is an excellent example of what I’m talking about. The […]

Woody’s Hole and Shaky Heads

Woody’s Hole and Shaky Heads

Woody’s Hole is a place on the Delaware River where the bass go when the weather turns cold. It’s affected by the tide and it has a lot of current running through it. We named it Woody’s Hole because a guy named Woody found it, not because it’s full of wood or anything like that. We fished it in late fall. The fish were starting to move in but they weren’t stacked up yet. Our trip is a great lesson […]

City bass are still bass, continued…

City bass are still bass, continued…

After we finished filming for the first episode of fishing in Central Park we changed ponds. We went to one named Harlem Meer.  It’s a little bit different in that it has almost no cover. We only had a couple of hours of daylight left so we went right to work.  You can always catch a few small water bass with a Shaky Head and a worm. As always, I used a small (3/16-ounce) Swinging Rugby Head made by VMC […]