Fishing with Lures

The world of artificial lures may seem endless, but the methods for fishing with them are relatively similar. Remember that artificial fishing lures are meant to mimic baitfish, so the way in which you fish with them should do the same. Consider the fishing techniques below.


Bottom Bouncing

Bottom bouncing is done from a drifting boat, and it’s a great way to attract fish.

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Trolling with Lures

This is one of the more popular fishing methods while boating.

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Learn the different types of fishing spoons

Fishing with Spoons

Fishing spoons are among the most popular fishing lures and are easy to use.

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Jigging is one of the best fishing methods when teaching someone new how to fish.

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Cast and Retrieve

Learn the basics of this casting technique; considering the speed, the angle and the lure.

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Learn how to use surface poppers

Surface Poppers

Poppers are used in surface popping technique, offering more interaction with the fish.

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Learn more about topwater fishing

Topwater Fishing

Topwater fishing is a variation on cast and retrieve that uses a floating lure.

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