Tackle and Rigging Tips for the Boom Boom Swimbait

Tackle and Rigging Tips for the Boom Boom Swimbait

Fred Roumbanis is usually targeting the biggest bass in the lake when he’s chunking and winding his signature Optimum Boom Boom Swimbaits and he knows that trophy fish don’t get big by being stupid or careless. Even when hooked, they’ll use every trick available to...
Making the Most of the Optimum Boom Boom Swimbait

Making the Most of the Optimum Boom Boom Swimbait

Fred Roumbanis calls the Optimum Boom Boom swimbaits – both the weedless and treble-hooked versions – his “live or die” baits. While he now calls Arkansas home, Fred’s California roots make him a true believer that swimbaits are not just a fad, but a way to win more...
Swimbaiting the Midwest

Swimbaiting the Midwest

The Optimum Boom Boom swimbait was released in 2016, but it has already become a favorite for Indiana’s Mario Mills, a member of the Optimum Baits Pro Staff. “It has quickly become one of my favorite baits because it is ready to go out of the package and catches fish....
Fred Roumbanis Shares His Panic Baits

Fred Roumbanis Shares His Panic Baits

Many times there are lures that are overlooked by the majority of anglers. Sleeper lures that produce when nothing else will. The use of them is often kept quiet by those in the know, anglers who would rather keep them a secret as long as possible. “This bait is...
Fishing the Reins Tungsten Sliding Football Head

Fishing the Reins Tungsten Sliding Football Head

Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Reins pro staff member David Walker designed a versatile piece of terminal tackle called the Reins Tungsten Sliding Football Head. The football-shaped weight allows anglers to try a new spin on a popular finesse rig, have an alternative...
Fishing the Octopus and Bad Bubba Shad

Fishing the Octopus and Bad Bubba Shad

Optimum Pro Staffer JP Gano regularly fishes the waters around the Farallon Islands and coastal waters in Northern California for lingcod and rockfish. He recently added the new Optimum Octopus and Optimum Bubba Shad to his arsenal, with immediate success.  He shares...