One of the most popular fish out there nowadays is the largemouth bass. In fact, it is so popular that most male and female anglers out there will have stories to tell of how they have tried to catch this fish with crazy baits once upon a time. Fortunately, this also means that there is a ton of information on this fish out there nowadays, one of which is this article, which hopes to touch on all of the basics that you need to know when fishing for bass.

Generally speaking, you will need a ton of equipment if you want to fish tournaments. However, you can still catch them from the shore, even if you don’t have a boat. Ideally, you should have three rods handy for this with a line from 10 to 50 pounds and a hook in a size 1 or 2. A heavy line would be a must for this, too, since a 3-pound bass can easily pull you into cover. Plus, if you didn’t set your reel drag correctly, a light line could break with ease.

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Bass Fishing in the Morning

When fishing for bass in the morning, spinnerbaits and buzzbaits would be the best choice to use on top or below the surface. You should have a fairly fast retrieve, too. Also, keep a lookout for fish to swirl next to the bait. If this tends to happen a lot and you don’t catch any fish, try casting a plastic worm into the exact same location instead.

Bass Fishing During Midday

During the day, bass tend to move to cover. So, if you are fishing for them during midday, it would be best to fish jig-n-pig rigs near the shore under bushes and fallen trees. Not only will you be able to ambush bass there, but you will also get to catch bigger fish in the end. You will need to move very slowly along the bottom of the river or lake, though. Make sure you watch your line for any twitching movements, as well, and always set your hook hard, too.

Spinnerbaits and crankbaits will attract the bass from deep water. However, if you would like to fish deep, make sure you reduce the strength of the line to 10 pounds and use a crankbait that has a deep angled lip. Crankbaits without a lip work well with an erratic retrieve when bounced off of the bottom of the lake, as well. Plastic imitations of different colors, styles, shapes and lengths will also work with or without any weights.

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After reading various Philips air fryer reviews, you probably have several questions on your mind that you want answered before you decide to buy one yourself. Here are some of the most common questions that people tend to ask and which can help you make your final decision, as well.

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How Does It Work?

Instead of cooking oil, an air fryer will cook food with nothing but air through an innovative and unique technology known as Rapid Air technology. This technology uses high-speed circulation and a top grill to get the job done. It will basically circulate the hot air around the food in the fryer as quickly as possible to heat up everything at once and create crispy food similar to food deep-fried with oil. The inside of the food will remain juicy and soft, though.

What Can You Cook with It?

A lot of people seem to think that potato chips and fried chicken are the only things that they can cook with an air fryer, but the truth is that you can actually use this appliance to prepare all sorts of ingredients in your kitchen. While it is called an air fryer, you can also use it to roast and grill chicken, fish, beef and pork. If you like making pastries, then you can bake some in your air fryer, as well. You can also grill zucchini, peppers, corncobs, and other vegetables if you’d like.

The only things that you can’t prepare in an air fryer would be carrots, broccoli, beans and other vegetables that you will need to steam to cook. Also, keep in mind that you won’t have to defrost frozen potato products and snacks the way that you would before cooking them in a traditional deep fryer anymore.

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Right before the hunting season begins, a trend seems to show up in threads for crossbow reviews where people complain about their broadheads not grouping or flying well after being shot. While a lot of people automatically assume that the problem lies with their broadheads, this isn’t actually the case.

Generally speaking, broadheads are finicky. No matter how perfectly tuned your crossbow may be, your broadheads may still fail to hit your practice points in the end because of your arrows or your crossbow. You just need to figure out what the actual problem is in order to shoot your broadheads from your crossbow more accurately.


Your Arrows

Before anything else, you should take a look at your arrows. As mentioned earlier, arrows that group well with installed field points do not necessarily equate to broadheads flying well from a crossbow. In fact, they won’t a lot of the time. This doesn’t mean that the broadheads are to blame, though. They are merely responsible for magnifying all of the problems areas that you already had with your crossbow and arrows in the first place.

Common Arrow Issues

There are three very common issues of crossbow arrows. The first one lies in the change of balance at the front, which happens when the arrow’s length changes as you screw a broadhead on in place of a field point. Since broadheads weigh the same as field points, a lot of hunters think that this won’t change anything. However, since broadheads are longer, there will actually be a slight change.

Screwing on a broadhead affects where the arrow flexes a little. It also affects how it comes off of the crossbow’s rail. Because of this, most broadheads that fly out of crossbows well have short ferrels. If this is the only problem, then every arrow that is tipped with a certain broadhead should group together and you should be able to adjust your scope in order for things to work.

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If you aren’t ready for unusual weather when you go camping, things can become unpleasant fairly quickly. To limit these unexpected surprises, make sure you always check the weather forecasts for camping online. Also, make sure you read up on how to deal with different types of natural occurrences as you camp. Read on.


Rain and Floods

Rain and floods are some of the most underestimated dangers to camping. It might seem like a downpour a few miles away won’t affect you, for example, but a ton of water can suddenly come flowing down your riverbed and surprise you out of nowhere because of it. Even if you stay on high ground, the old road that you drove on could become unreachable for days. Still, high ground would be your best bet when rain and floods strike. Just wait for the water to subside and call for help as soon as possible.

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