1. Anyone know why this happens? A bunch of dead shad all over the pond. I still saw schools of them that looked fine also about 8 or 9 seagulls flying over head. Oh ...more ya it is my favorite pond too.

  2. Well I need to start throwing chatter baits more. I bought some a while back and never liked them. Looking for a brand of chatterbaits heard a lot of good stuff ...more about zman but was looking to see if there are any other brands. I like the look of the zman custom im looking for a more life like presentation like the zman custom, some preferably with eyes kind of like a swim jig. Really anything will do. Also looking for trailers, paddle tails, craws or chunks. I throw a lot of swim jigs so I don't think that will be as much of a problem.

  3. Looking to buy a new spinning reel. Looking to spend about 80 dollars or so. I was looking at the Lews Mach 2 speed spin but the reviews weren't the best. Thoughts?? ...more I will be using it for finesse bass fishing.

    1. Alvin Randolph 0
      Pfluger.....got mine a couple of years ago from Gander Mountain on Black Friday...came with an extra spool so I could change line on the fly if need....smooth drap....awesome ...more performance:
      https://www.walmart.com/ip/Pflueger-Supreme-Spinning-Reel/43928296?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=1148&adid=22222222228033731031&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=m&wl3=85444152768&wl4=pla-118464781968&wl5=9012813&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=112562587&wl11=online&wl12=43928296&wl13=&veh=sem
    2. scott clark 0
      I use all shimano had some for probably 20years,lil more pricey but last forever
    3. Christopher Pereira 0
      pflueger is good, but they're heavy for their size. You'll get much better feel the lighter you go. important for finesse fishing.
    4. Jake Joseph 0
      I've got Pflueger reels of all sizes and love them all great reel for the money IMO
    5. Christopher Pereira 0
      i replaced my pflueger presidents with ardent cforces. pfluegers are good but you don't realize how heavy the pfluegers are til you use lighter stuff. Lighter ...more reels will make a big difference with finesse fishing, but i haven't tried the ardent bolt which would be the one in your price range (others seem to like it though). I can get you a 25% off though if you wanted to try it. 3 year warranty is pretty sweet too.
    6. Brian Quisenberry 0
      I second the pflueger!!
    7. justin bromley 0
      shimano sahara
    8. Dillen Kangas 0
      I would go with a pflueger I have one and it is amazing and I spent 70 bucks
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  4. New PB caught on my favorite craw a bruiser baits crazy craw. On my new lews custom speed spool SLP. Also caught 4 other decent sized fish on the crazy craw

    7 lb. 23 in. Largemouth Bass with a Bruiser Baits crazy craw (black and blue) 1/4 oz. swagger Tackle co weight

    1. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Nice fish!
    2. Michael Tucker 0
      Nice Fish. Great job
    3. Jared Berkovsky 0
      Thanks Morris and Noah.
    4. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice one Jared!!! Way to go. Congrats
    5. Noah Shapiro 0
      Good fish
    6. Jared Berkovsky 0
      Thanks guys.
    7. Pete Garm 0
      Dude, hog daddy bucketmouth. nice fish
    8. Robert Coleman 0
      Congrats Jared! What a hawg!
    9. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Congrats on the new PB. that's a fatty!!
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  5. Biggest bass on a topwater. Exploded on it when I wasn't looking. Forgot to post it a few days ago.

    4 lb. 12 oz. 21 in. Largemouth Bass with a Spook (sexy shad)

    1. Noah Shapiro 0
      Fatty
    2. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice one Jared!!!
    3. Mike Ellertson 0
      Nice fish!! Great catch!!
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  6. New PB! Ran down to the pond for 20 minutes. Caught on a Spro Little John 50 and a HnH 7' ML Hx4 series rod.

    5 lb. 12 oz. 24 in. Largemouth Bass with a Spro Little John 50 (Nasty shad)

    1. Paul S. 0
      Not bad for "running down the pond for 20 minutes..." great catch!
    2. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Thats just a step closer to your first 10lber Jared!
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      Good one
    4. Jared Berkovsky 0
      Thanks guys.
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Congrats Jared!
    6. Ronald Howell 0
      Nice. Always take what time you have and make the most of it. Good job.
    7. Christopher Pereira 0
      congrats!
    8. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice work Jared!! Congrats
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  7. Favorite fluorocarbon and braid? I am looking for new line to use. I was thinks bf about vicious because I had used there Fluoro before and their braid has great ...more reviews. What do y'all think?

    1. Jared Berkovsky 0
      Thanks guys.
    2. John Burdette 0
      Power Pro
    3. James Cooley 0
      can't go wrong with seagar 100% flouro Jared. also the suffix elite brand is very good as well.
    4. NJ Squatch 0
      Invizx 12-15# on BC. 4-8# vanish on spinning. Power pro or suffix 832 braid.
    5. Christopher Pereira 0
      Trielene 100% flouro and vanish do a fine job for me 4-12# class, if i'm looking more for a thick tooth resistant leader i go with 50-80# yozuri. Braid I go ...more with powerpro, never had a problem. But i can't wait for Ardent to come out with their braid so i can use it!
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  8. Looking at fish finders for a kayak. Should I get one with just down imaging or down imaging and gps?

    1. Keith Bodine 0
      Didn't know that Morris. What brand are you referring to?
    2. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      You can pay the same money and get cartography too. Just a thought.
    3. Keith Bodine 0
      That's all I need in shallow water. I enter my starting point and my fishing spot, then follow the yellow brick road back to Kansas. 😁
    4. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      The new Garmin strikers do not have Cartography. Just shows waypoints you have entered.
    5. Keith Bodine 0
      Drew, that's a great idea about using Fishidy's GOS coordinates. Thanks for the tip.
    6. Keith Bodine 0
      Jared, I just got rid of my Lowrance and got the new Garmin Striker 4CV with chirp and GPS for my kayak. It's perfect for Luce Bayou, and I use it in West Bay. ...more $179.00 at West Marine in Kemah. I got the two tear extended warranty for $29, and if it breaks due to lightening strike or just quits working, West Marine will replace on the spot. Don't waster your money on the $110 Garmin Striker. It doesn't compare.
    7. Roy Carender 0
      Get the most u can afford u won't regret it
    8. Jared Berkovsky 0
      Thanks guys. I was looking into Garmin and Humminbird units.
    9. Jacob Anderson 0
      GPS is definitely a plus, you can mark your waypoints and hot spots and come back to them later. I recently won an older Lowrance sonar unit and all it has is the ...more traditional sonar screen, no GPS. For now, I'll be using Fishidy to mark spots that I find, but it would be really nice to have a GPS/sonar unit for convenience and the fact that I can only use Fishidy where I get data with my phone. If you plan on using the unit a lot you probably won't regret spending a bit more for a unit with GPS.
    10. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Gps is for navigation. Saving fishing spots or other points of interest. These are referred to as waypoints. Down scan is a sonar usually in 455 or 800 MHZ. Newer ...more units usually use an all in one transducer. Garmin, Lowrance and Simrad are all good brands.
    11. Jared Berkovsky 0
      Thanks Keith. What is the difference between side imaging and gps?
    12. Keith Thompson 0
      Down imaging, side imaging and GPS if you can swing it
    13. Drew Gierach 0
      Great question and I'm looking forward to hear what others have to say. Personally I use a combo of the Fishidy app and iBobber device. I use the Fishidy website ...more and app to pre-plan and mark a few spots to try, and then use the gps in the app as navigation. It's not perfect, but it works. I then use my iBobber device to get a more accurate (updated) look of what's going on once I get to the spot.
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  9. Caught this Toad on my KastKing gear and bruiser baits crazy craw.

    5 lb. 2 oz. 24 in. Largemouth Bass with a Bruiser Baits Crazy craw T-rig 3/8 oz. swagger tackle tungsten

    1. Jared Berkovsky 0
      Thanks guys. Nick it's a pond by my house.
    2. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Getting bigger Jared!! Nice work!
    3. Shawn Gearinger 0
      Nice one Jared!
    4. nicholas botsford 0
      where is this at?
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  10. I am super blessed to join the Bruiser Baits pro staff. It's truly a blessing to be 14 years old and gain my fourth sponsor. Bruiser baits makes some sick baits ...more at great prices. Go check them out at Bruiser baits.com

    1. Jared Berkovsky 0
      Thanks Derek.
    2. Derek Stitt 0
      Congratulations Jared!
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I am 14 years old and love fishing. I am blessed to be sponsored by these awesome companies. Check them out! Pro staff- Lazyman hooks Ambassador- ...more Swagger Tackle Co. Field Staff - Bruiser Baits


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  • Species largemouth bass, Redfish, and crappie
  • Waterway Lake Houston and Galveston
  • Lure Booyah spinnerbait, YUM Dinger, and Lazyman hook paired with Rage Tail rage menace

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