#ItsRainingGear (IRG) is back and by now I’m sure you’ve seen a little bit about it, but maybe you’re wondering how it started or what all these prizes are about. So to begin with, IRG originated in 2014 during discussions with the marketing team at Stormr. We wanted to give away some product but they thought it would be really cool if I could bring together some of the great companies that had supported me that year to deliver a MASSIVE giveaway to one lucky winner, and it was packed with some pretty cool stuff. This year we decided to do it again and we got some really incredible support. Eastern Mountain Sports is probably the biggest addition to the group, being one of the largest outdoor retailers in the United States. G2 Gemini, Navionics, Vexilar, and Elite Tungsten are all back again and are joined this year by Lazer Trokar, Wright McGill, Yo-Zuri, Slop Frog Baits, Montauk Tackle Company, and one of-if not THE-premiere smallmouth guide in Upstate NY Bill Lortz of NY Northcountry Bassin. It’s a HUGE package of prizes worth over $2,500 that’ll arrive to one lucky winner before the 2015 Holiday Season. So what’s inside? Continue reading An inside look at #ItsRainingGear 2015
Let me start by saying how deeply appreciative I am of the over 200 young girls and women who came out in 40 degree weather and rain to fish yesterday at my annual fishing clinic at Amahami with the NYPENN Girl Scouts of America. Continue reading 2015 Youth Fishing Clinic rains buckets of BIG fish!
By now most people have heard about how beautiful the Finger Lakes region of New York State is. The Cayuga and Seneca wine trails are spectacular, and the fall foliage can deliver some of the best countryside views you’ll ever experience. But what you may not have heard about is just how good the fishing has gotten at the largest of them, Cayuga Lake. Typically Cayuga is a known destination for trout anglers, but in the past two years this massive body of water has produced some giant largemouth bass. If you don’t know what to look for, unlocking it can be a daunting task for sure. But I’m going to show you what you need, where to go, how to present your baits, and even where to stay while you’re there, so that you’ll have an absolutely magical experience. Continue reading The Quickest Way To Catch a 20 Pound Sack At Cayuga Lake!
The inaugural ICAST Cup took place July 14th, 2015 on Lake Tohopekaliga, more commonly referred to as Lake Toho, and … Continue reading Top Ten finish at the Inaugural ICAST Cup at Lake Toho!
After an incredible trip to Lake Erie with Larry Mazur began this epic trip of gigantic smallmouth bass fishing (click … Continue reading Smallmouth Smack Down: Six Lakes in Six Weeks! Part II, Oneida Lake
Everyone has been talking about how I caught over 200 largemouth at Oneida in just two days. A lot have … Continue reading Three keys to huge largemouth at Oneida Lake!
In an earlier post I introduced the facts of Barometric Pressure (BP) as they relate to fishing, and offered some tips as to how it may relate to behavior and eating habits for bass in North America. Here in part 2 of that piece I’m going to detail how Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass relate to different BPs and their changes at my favorite body of water and frequent stop on the Bassmaster Elite Series and host to the second Bass Pro Shops Northern Open trail for 2015, the legendary Lake Oneida in Syracuse NY. Continue reading The Science of Barometric Pressure, Part II