This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – how to cast into the wind and what baits work best.

Hi fellow AMFisHers! This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more here: http://www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about casting into the wind affectively and what baits help you fish in the wind. Many people dislike fishing in the wind because it can cause lots of issues with line tangles, trouble casting to spots you want, limited(if any) boat or kayak control, lots of issues to deal with on windy days. So how do you battle these issues? For starters use heavier baits, as the weight alone will

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – Observe the eyes of a fish you catch to learn about where it

Hi AMFisHers!  This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more here: www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about learning fish feeding habits from looking at a fishes eyes once you have caught it. What can a fishes eyes tell you? Well for any of your fellow AMFisHers who may not know a fishes eyes can actually tell you where they are located in the water column and why they hit a bait your were using.  When you catch a fish, hold it horizontally and take a close look at where it’s eyes are pointing an

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – how to spool line on to a spinning real correctly – fis

Hi fellow AMFishers!  This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more here: http://www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about how to correctly spool line on to your spinning reels: When it comes to spooling line on to your reels whether they are spinning or bait casting reels, it is very important to ensure that it is done correctly, as your line is the most critical part between you and the fish. With spinning reels there are some little tips that can help, especially when it comes to line twist whi

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – fishing leaders and when to use what size leader – fish

Hi fellow AMFisHers!  This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more here: www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about leaders and what size you should use for what application: Leaders come in various sizes ranging from 4″ all the way up to 24″ and longer, with fisherman also making their own leaders of up to several feet to fit their specific application.  Most commonly used sizes for everyday fishing for pike as an example would be 12″ to 18″, as you want as much main line coverage as possible. Wh

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – Good areas to fish frog baits for bass – fishing.

Hi AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more here: http://www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about good areas to fish frog baits for bass: If you are a hardcore bass AMFisHer such as myself, you know how crazy frog fishing can be but if you haven’t fished frog baits much then you will want to continue reading! Any top water fishing is exhilarating action BUT with frog bait fishing there are various key areas you will want to fish them.  For starters the number one spot you will w

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – flipping jigs and making them more weedless – fishing.

Hi AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more here: http://www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about making your flipping jigs a little more weedless: Being a bass fishing fanatic myself I have always made small tweaks to baits at times, as my mind is always thinking about how I can improve on how something works, to avoid issues.  I usually flip docks, boat houses, stumps, sunken trees, logs, you name the structure I am fishing it and as weedless as a flipping jig is right out of

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – how to fish a lake you have never fished before – fishi

Hi AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more: www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about how to fish a lake you have never fished before: Also look for shoreline water that looks familiar to you, things like lily pads if you are fishing for bass, think weeds for pike and panfish, areas like that are very plentiful along shorelines and make great spots to start with.  Most importantly watch where people are fishing and head over to that area when they leave, it’s another great way t

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – using dark baits on overcast and low light conditions.

Hi fellow AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more: www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about using dark colored baits on overcast days: CLICK here to watch now: I have talked about this in many of my written blogs and thought I would add to my video list about this topic as I still get asked when fishing on overcast days how I caught so many fish.   As you can see in this picture below, the spinnerbait I used along with trailer are both darker colors and I this specific day it w

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – fishing structure & finding structure – fishing

Hi AMFisHers!  This AMFisH(LEARN more: http://www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about fishing structure and finding structure on the water: As many of you already know fish love hanging around structure, whether it is a rocky drop off shoal, docks, boat houses, sunken trees, boulders you name it fish love areas like this for various reasons. First they use areas like this for protection from predator fish, great places to hide.  Then you have reasons like ambushing bait, feeding

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – panfish slip bobber setup – fishing

Hi fellow AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more: http://www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about the slip bobber setup for panfish fishing: When it comes t panfish fishing I am sure we can all agree it is flat out fun fishing!   It does not cost a lot as the artificial baits used and live bait last the entire day and are priced right. In this vlog I go over the slip bobber setup which is a fun way to start those kids off!  Now this setup can be used for regular fishing as wel

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – label your bait trays & bait bags – fishing

Hi AMFisHers!  This weeks AMFisH(LEARN more: http://www.amfish.ca) fishing vlog is about labeling your bait trays and baits for easy use: Being organized on the water makes fishing outings run a lot smoother which is why I label all my bait storage trays and bags, with bright easy to see labels. It ‘s a simple system that makes finding a bait you may need fairly quickly, as each tray is labeled with specific baits it contains.  Here are some examples: deep diving cranbaits, s

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – Importance of trying new baits – fishing

Hi fellow AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog is about the importance of trying new baits: As all us AMFisHers know there are a lot of baits on the market and many new baits hitting the market every few months, so where do we start?  How do we keep up with all of it?  Well it’s simple try a few new baits every year, this way you do not fall too far behind with hot new baits that are working and once you learn how to fish these new baits you can add them to your fishin

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – Swimbaits – fishing.

Hi fellow AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog is about swimbaits: Swimbaits have been on the market for a few years now and many have been tweaked from what was available back then, as technology has assisted manufacturers in making very superior baits these days. These baits are typically made of soft plastic material and are made to resemble baitfish/minnows.   With some of them having very unique paddle tails that cause quite a realistic swimming acting, you can ea

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – heavily salted baits – fishing.

Hi AMFisHers!  This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog is about using heavily salted baits: Salted baits can catch you a lot of fish as do all scented baits, whether they are natural scents, live prey technology blood trail scents and pheromones, BUT understanding how they each make a bait look when you present them to the fish is a very key thing. Did you know that heavily salted baits sink?  They are so dense in the water that these salted baits sink and further more do not look as

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – using silent baits.

Hi AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog is about using silent baits: Now you might be wondering to yourself what is this AMFisH guy talking about silent baits, what silent baits everything these days has rattles in it!  Well you are pretty close to be 100% correct on that but there are a few silent baits out there still, as some manufacturers have gone back to making a silent bait. A good example of this is jerkbaits and crankbaits, most of us know them to have rattles

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – Using fishing leaders – fishing

Hi AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog is about using fishing leaders: Leaders are basically a very durable line that is used with a swivel to tie your main line to and the purpose they serve is to protect your main line from any harm. If you are like me and fish for predator species like pike and musky you will know that the teeth on these fish can do a lot of damage, especially to a thin fishing line and this is where leaders comes in. Fishing leaders are made from

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – tips for trolling – fishing

Hi AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog is tips for trolling: Trolling is a great natural way to present a bait to fish and comes in handy on those slow fishing days, as this natural presentation can result in strikes.   It’s also a great way to catch some bigger better quality fish as well, as you are covering a lot of water by constantly moving around the lake. One of the biggest benefits of trolling is that you actually learn the lake bottom very well, when it comes

AMFisH daily blog post – dark and natural colours are the way to go on very overcast days.

Hi fellow AMFisHers!   This AMFisH blog post is about using the right colour bait on those very overcast days as well as on low light days, even around dusk. When the sun is out and very bright you will want to use all those bright flashy colours,  something like a nice bright white and nickel blade as you can see in the picture below. Bright days means the fish will see bright baits and flash very easily from below while looking up of following a bait, so use all those flash

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – Have doubles of your top producing baits!

Hi fellow AMFisHers!   This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog is about having doubles of your top producing baits: This is not something many people think about BUT it really is important for many reasons.  I will use me and my chartreuse spinnerbaits as an example, this is my go to bait that has caught me a lot of fish over the years and a bait that I have a great deal of confidence in using. My chartreuse double Colorado nickel blade spinnerbaits(see pic below) are so important to

This weeks AMFisH fishing vlog – tips for removing human scents from your hands – fishin

Hi fellow AMFisHers!   This week AMFisH fishing vlog is about removing human scent from your hands while fishing: This is a critical part to fishing and human scents on a bait can very quickly result in catching no fish.   These scents range from bug spray to UV protection lotion, gum, hand cream and the list goes on and on. Once these scents get onto a bait, especially a soft plastic bait or something with rubber, it will embed itself on the bait and give that smell off to t