Renaissance of the Wacky Jig from Zappu

Renaissance of the Wacky Jig from Zappu

“Throughout my years of bass fishing,” says Matt Paino, CEO of Optimum Bait Company in Temecula, California, “I’ve always been told there is no wrong way to fish a worm. I still believe this is true. However, I’ve also learned that...
Ima Suspending Vibration – Don’t miss this!

Ima Suspending Vibration – Don’t miss this!

We proudly introduce you to a deadly lure concept that is missing from most anglers’ arsenals. Fred Roumbanis encouraged Matt Paino and Ima Lures to build it and now Fred tells you all you need to know to hit the water with it this spring. “The Ima Suspending...
Breaking Down Jerkbait Color Selection and Beyond

Breaking Down Jerkbait Color Selection and Beyond

With so many lifelike colors available to jerkbait users, deciding which one to use can seem overwhelming. For Bassmaster Elite Series pro Paul Mueller, it comes down to selecting a color based on the forage base and weather conditions. His approach comes from years...
Pumping and dragging the deps Balisong Longbill 130 SF

Pumping and dragging the deps Balisong Longbill 130 SF

With the Balisong Minnow Longbill 130 SF, deps owner and chief lure designer Kazu Okumura desired to create a new concept lure for big bass – a big profile,natural minnow body combined with an oversized bill like you find on a deep-diving crankbait. Okumura desired to...
Break the Depth Barrier with Deps Balisong Minnow 130 SP

Break the Depth Barrier with Deps Balisong Minnow 130 SP

You need to get the Balisong Minnow into your hands and into the water now because this is not “just another jerkbait.” The Deps Balisong Minnow 130 SP is a new jerkbait concept. To put it in context, let us first review the overall existing jerkbait...
Fishing the February Thaw

Fishing the February Thaw

Mid- to late February in the South is when it all starts happening again Bass pro Fred Roumbanis from Russellville, Arkansas usually gets the winter off. Fred’s tournament season starts anew in mid- to late February – an excellent time to throw the Ima Shaker...