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Drop Shotting the Sick Stick in Standing Timber

1st May 2018

Drop Shotting the Sick Stick in Standing Timber
When most people think of drop shotting, 4 to 8 lb line, tiny hooks and small baits come to mind. But drop shotting doesn’t have to be as “finessy” as most think. Granted the technique was originated as a means to catch pressured or negative bass, but the actual drop shot technique is just a method to present your bait so that it hovers slightly off the bottom. The rule book never stated “Your bait and hook have to be tiny!”. So what if you’re in a situation where you have negative fish that a
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​Panic Plastics

1st May 2018

​Panic Plastics
Man today was a tough day on the water. The bass just wanted nothing to do with anything I threw at them!” Well what did you throw and how did you throw it? Did you throw what you needed to throw or did you throw what you wanted to throw? More times than not, the answer to that question is the latter of the two. Fishing for negative bass can definitely take people out of their comfort zones. If an anglers strength is power fishing or chucking and winding cranks and blade baits, switching over to
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Feeling Kind Of Wacky

1st Apr 2018

Feeling Kind Of Wacky
Wacky rigging a Sick Stick is by far one of the easiest ways to catch bass. It doesn't make a difference if you're 5 years old or 95 years old, the technique is super simple and equally as effective.The first thing to realize about Wacky rigging the Sick Stick is that the Sick Stick is not designed like the hundreds of other stick baits out there. In other words, fish it like a Sick Stick, not like other stick style baits. The Sick Stick was specifically designed with a square core, round ribs,
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​Bullying Bass into Submission

8th Mar 2018

​Bullying Bass into Submission
What do all three of these bass have common? Well the obvious answer is that they’re all big (and who doesn’t love catching big bass?). But aside from the obvious, all of them were caught by punching through matted grass, they were all caught on the 4.5" Bully Grass Devil, they were all caught by clients of Mike’s Guide Service, and they were all caught in the same week. Coincidence? Not hardly.As a full time guide in northern PA, Mike Lionetti from Mike’s Guide Service makes a sound living at
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Bass Never Get Sick Of It: Part 1

19th Feb 2018

Bass Never Get Sick Of It: Part 1
This is going to be a 7 part series discussing 7 different ways to effectively fish the 5" Sick Stick. And to keep it simple, each technique can be performed with the same rod, reel and line. This way the only thing you have to worry about is swapping out the "business end". We've decided to break this series up into 7 individual articles because we want to keep it simple and we don't want to overload your brain with too much information all at once. Each of the 7 parts will be kept short and sw
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