Tag Archives: Big Bass

Bruiser Baits Owner Steve Dial Slams Trophy Catch on Lake Istokpoga

Bruiser Baits Owner Steve Dial Slams Trophy Catch on Lake Istokpoga It’s one of those things where anglers are usually at the whim of bait manufacturers who try to tell them how well certain baits work.  Well with Bruiser Baits it’s not just a sales pitch, it’s a reality.  At the beginning of last month, Bruiser […]

Made With the Angler in Mind

“Made with the angler in mind” It’s a phrase you see on a regular basis when perusing almost all lure manufacturing companies.  I see it regularly when I’m doing research on bringing new brands into Cross Bone Outfitters.  It’s got me thinking.  What are they trying to portray?  In all honesty, like most other anglers […]

Building Their Masterpiece

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Everyone loves the novelty of custom handmade gear; especially when it comes to fishing.  The concept is pretty cool.  Something comes from the imagination of a creator and they build it, try it out, scrap the bad ones, start over, and builds it again.  They repeat this process over and over again until the end […]

Bed Fishing 101

Bed Fishing

One of my favorite ways to fish is bed fishing.   It really comes down to a battle of wits between you and the fish, and it’s really a one on one game – much more so than any other time of the year.  Bed fishing is really one of those unique situations where you […]

Winter Fishing

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Winter fishing…. where to begin? Here are just a few of my thoughts and some things I know about winter fishing in the cold months.  I remember one of my first winter fishing trips on the lake. It was the middle of January, 9 AM and I thought to myself  “What am I doing? It […]