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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

Skipping docks with frogs can be a very fun way of fishing lakes loaded with docks. While a lot of anglers use wacky worms and ned rigs, skipping frog patterns can be an effective and...
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Skipping Docks With Frogs on the Tactical Elite Series

Skipping docks with frogs can be a very fun way of fishing lakes loaded with docks. While a lot of anglers use wacky worms and ned rigs, skipping frog patterns can be an effective and exciting alternative to catching big bass. I use the Tactical Elite Bass 6'10 Medium Casting rod ...

Swim Jig & Lipless Crankbaits for Spring Bass Fishing

Looking to catch a trophy bass this spring? Swim jigs and lipless crankbaits are excellent baits to use as they are extremely versatile and can be fished around many different types of cover.  Both baits can be worked shallow or deep depending on the weight of the bait, rod, line...

Understand and Catch Suspended Bass This Winter

A wise man once said, “When you are fishing the bank, 90% of the fish are behind you.” The wise man that said that was Bill Dance, and the new improvements in fishing electronics have truly confirmed that statement! As I’ve progressed as an angler, I’ve become much more aware...

“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

"A rod that I am absolutely loving is the TFO Tactical Elite Bass rod!" - DEBO's Fishing DEBO's Fishing is a dedicated fishing Youtube channel that has reviewed hundreds of rods, reels, baits, etc. See what he thinks about the Tactical Elite Bass series. Full review below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE5hUUuJPh8&t=6s

Like We Never Left – The Return to ICAST

We can all agree that 2020 was a tough year. Between many places being shut down and inventory issues brought on by unprecedented demand, it was (and in some cases still) a mess. Not being able to attend fishing shows was one of the many aspects that we (and others)...

TFO Releases 2022 Conventional Products

Temple Fork Outfitters is proud to announce the release of the newly redesigned Professional and Tactical Inshore series, two swimbait models to the Tactical Elite Bass series and two new light power models to the Trout-Panfish series. All of these new products for 2022 are available now and shipping to...

Late Spring Post Spawn Bass Fishing

Often thought of as one of the toughest times to consistently catch quality bass, the late spring to early summer transition can be a challenge at times - but can also be extremely rewarding! The key is truly being versatile and not getting stuck with just one game plan in...

Spring Bass Tactics

By now, spring has set in for most of the US. With the longer day light hours and warmer temperatures, its arguably every angler’s favorite season to bass fish. Why? Well, your chances at catching a personal best are at its highest in the pre-spawn. Secondly, the bass go shallow...

Kayak Fishing 101 – Getting Started In Kayak Fishing

Fishing from a kayak brings an entirely new dynamic to fishing that is both challenging and therapeutic. While the average angler starts out bank fishing and some move directly into boat fishing, I think kayak fishing is heavily overlooked. Kayaks come in all different shapes and sizes, styles and price...

Prespawn Smallmouth Tactics with Ben Nowak

Prespawn smallmouth to me is associated with constant movement. The prespawn period is typically when water temps are between mid 40 degrees to upper 50’s, with the “Magic Number” being around 60 degrees for smallmouth to be in full-blown spawn mode. Smallmouth in the prespawn are constantly in transition from...