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Western, clear water technique generally applied in deep water and on light line. Consists of main line with a small brass sinker, then a bead, and light wire hook. Baits are usually small 4-inch worms. The rig is dropped to desired depth and then just slightly jiggled or left to "do nothing."
Long rods designed to cast and manage line while fishing in surf.
New style of plastic worm that features a flat body with ridges that look similar to a zipper on clothing. Very popular on the west coast.
the process of passing through navigation locks and dams on a body of water
High tides caused by seasonal lunar influence.
a trophy bass
Common nickname for depthfinders since they will often display images of fish as they pass over them.