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Dustin Smith's Articles

July 2002

  • Froggin!

    Froggin!
    by DUSTIN SMITH

    When I hear the word frog, the first thing I think about is not a Leopard Frog or a Bullfrog….but a Plastic Frog. Weedless frogs typically have two upturned hooks that rest on the back of the bait; this is what prevents it from snagging the weeds. You won't have a hard time finding these baits, mo...

June 2002

  • Going Lipless

    Going Lipless
    by DUSTIN SMITH

    A Lipless Crankbait, not a bait a lot of Anglers think as a bass catcher but instead a dust catcher in the bottom of their tackle box. What is there to a Lipless Crankbait, some plastic, some bb's and finally some paint thrown on. Sure doesn't sound like a good bait, but trust me it is. In this a...

May 2002

  • Skipping Docks

    Skipping Docks
    by DUSTIN SMITH

    --> One of those most overlooked places to catch loads of bass are found on almost every lake across the United States. They are docks, piers, slips, and boathouses are some of the names of these fish holding structures. Skipping under docks gives you an immediate advantage since most bass under ...

December 2001

  • Rapala on Top

    Rapala on Top
    by DUSTIN SMITH

    The Original Floating Rapala, a forgotten lure. A lure first made in 1936 by Laurie Rapala. The Rapala is a thin minnow type bait made of balsa wood.The original Rapala comes in many sizes targeting everything from Panfish to Northern Pike and Musky. For Bass, I use sizes 7 to 11. For most situatio...

November 2001

  • Weightless Tubing

    Weightless Tubing
    by DUSTIN SMITH

    The Tube (Gizit) is truly a versatile lure, from fishing it deep for smallmouth bass or flipping and pitching it for largemouth bass. A way not many anglers fish them is weightless. It is a highly under fished lure that produces big results. A tube ranges in size and color of course. For weig...

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