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What's New with Ned?: Exploring New Ned Rig Soft Plastics & Jigheads
What's New with Ned?: Exploring New Ned Rig Soft Plastics & Jigheads
The Ned rig has become seemingly unstoppable in it’s dominance of the light line finesse fishing soft bait category. What started as a niche Midwest freshwater finesse technique for smallmouth bass has exploded into its own soft plastic sub-category and become a staple presentation not only for bass anglers, but anglers of many other species as well. In this blog post here we cover the latest and greatest in Ned rigging and help you make sense of the myriad of Ned rigging soft plastics and jigheads on the market.
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Spring Pre-spawn & Spawn Bass Fishing Tips
Spring Pre-spawn & Spawn Bass Fishing Tips
Springtime is upon us and it's brought the bass spawn with it. As bass bulk up to spawn and fill their egg sacs they're often at their heaviest - making it the perfect time of year for trophy hunting big bass. To help you capitalize on this once-a-year opportunity, we’ve put together a collection of our favorite pre-spawn and spawn baits and lures, check out this blog post to learn more. 
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Winter Bass Fishing Tips & Tricks
Winter Bass Fishing Tips & Tricks
Fishing through the winter months, contrary to popular belief, can bring some great days on the water. Most anglers stay clear because of the frigid temperatures and hunting season pulls even the greatest enthusiasts off the water and in to the woods. Winter is also when most freshwater species group up. All of that being said, preparation and gear make all of the difference during the winter months. Check out this blog post to learn best practices for winter freshwater fishing.
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Fall Crappie Fishing
Fall Crappie Fishing

When fall rolls around a previously dead late summer crappie bite picks up into a rapacious feeding frenzy as these panfish gorge themselves to prepare for the winter months to come. How can you best take advantage of this hot crappie bite? In this blog post we cover some of Discount Tackle's best crappie offerings, including baits and lures, line, and terminal tackle!

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Top 5 Fall Striper Surf Fishing Baits and Lures
Top 5 Fall Striper Surf Fishing Baits and Lures
This fall anglers from Maryland to Massachusetts will be setting their sights on the fall striped bass run. To help you make the most of this hot striper bite we’ve put together a list of the best surf fishing baits and lures for striped bass we carry here at Discount Tackle.
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Late Summer Bass Topwater Tips
Late Summer Bass Topwater Tips
Here at Discount Tackle we are committed to making sure hardworking anglers get the most for their dollar, so we’ve put together a small guide to help you make the most of your topwater fishing this time of year. 
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Whopper Plopper: Origins
Whopper Plopper: Origins
Learn more about the Whopper Plopper's humble origins as a muskie lure and the long legacy of propeller-armed topwater hard baits that inspired Larry Dahlberg’s and River2Sea's original design.
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The Ned Rig: A Brief History and Bass Fishing Buyer’s Guide
The Ned Rig: A Brief History and Bass Fishing Buyer’s Guide
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 10 years, you’ve probably heard about the Ned rig, a Midwest light line finesse technique that is jaw droppingly effective on a whole host of species, from bass to trout to catfish. But what exactly is the Ned rig? Check out this blog post to learn more about this ultra effective technique!
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