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Summertime Action: Fishing with the Family!

Posted by Walt Matan, Chief Lure Designer, Custom Jigs & Spins and B-Fish-N Tackle on Jul 29th 2021

Summertime Action: Fishing with the Family!
When I was a kid my father Poppee used to take me fishing. The only problem was that neither of us knew how to fish. I was the one that had the urge to spend all of my free time fishing and when you are five years old, you have a lot of free time! All I needed was a pole, some bobbers, hooks, worms and some water. We spent a lot of time fishing and not catching fish until we met up with a fellow janitor, neighbor and my honorary Grandpa, Mike Dozer. Mike had a house on Pistakee Lake in Northern Illinois, a little 14' Sears boat with a Ted Williams 9.9 outboard and all the tackle and know- …

The Walleye / White Bass Connection

Posted by Walt Matan, Chief Lure Designer, Custom Jigs & Spins and B-Fish-N Tackle on Jul 2nd 2021

The Walleye / White Bass Connection
Many lakes and rivers in the Midwest are loaded with walleye and white bass. While a lot of anglers target walleye and consider white bass a trash fish, I think that white bass fishing offers great sport and a great opportunity since they are such fun to catch, plus they are good in the frying pan, too! Happy anglers with a stringer of walleye and white bassAnglers like a variety of challenges! Don't get me wrong, I love walleye fishing. I've fished dozens of lakes and rivers all across the Midwest in search of trophies. I love targeting true trophy walleye, but I also love catching …

Spring Fishing in May: Multi Species Action on Jigs!

Posted by Walt Matan, Chief Lure Designer, Custom Jigs & Spins and B-Fish-N Tackle on May 11th 2021

Spring Fishing in May: Multi Species Action on Jigs!
We love spring fishing and May is one of the best times of year to go fishing. Fishing each May is exciting to me because there are so many different species to fish for and so many different techniques to use, the possibilities are endless! In May all species start getting active, so whether you are looking to catch fish for fun or for the frying pan, this May's for you! A lot of times I have a plan in mind but by the time I hit the water the plan has changed. I dream of getting to one of my favorite fishing spots, but when I get there, somebody else has beat me to it. Or, I think the …

Best Walleye Lures Right Now - Plastic and a Whole Lot More!

Posted by Walt Matan, Chief Lure Designer on Apr 18th 2021

Best Walleye Lures Right Now - Plastic and a Whole Lot More!
Each Spring walleye and sauger move upriver to spawn and are readily catch-able within the first five miles of the dam. While they can be very susceptible to live bait at this time of year, more than ever however, when the water is cold if you are after walleye and sauger you need to add jig and plastic and a few more lures to your arsenal.Ringworms work great for catching walleye If you are thinking of trying plastic for the first time, a Ringworm is a top choice. Ringworms catch numbers and size easily. Walleye and sauger that nip or mouth your jig and minnow will attack a Ringworm. Thi …

The AuthentX Craze - The Best Plastic for Walleye?

Posted by Walt Matan, Chief Lure Designer on Mar 31st 2021

The AuthentX Craze - The Best Plastic for Walleye?
What is the AuthentX Craze? It's a new sensation sweeping fish nation...walleye and sauger love plastic! And B Fish N Tackle AuthentX Moxi's, Pulse-R's, Ribb-Finn's, Ringworms, Paddletails and K-Grubs are what you need to drive them sauger and walleye CRA-ZEE! In our opinion these are the best plastics for walleye. But don’t take our word for it, try our five best tips. Are you fishing where the walleyes are? But Walt, I bought a bag of your miracle AuthentX soft plastics and can't catch a fish on them. What am I doing wrong? First off, you need to go fishing right now o …