How to tie the Improved Clinch Knot. The Improved Clinch Knot is a time-tested and a very popular choice for tying terminal tackle to monofilament line. This “improved” version of the good old Clinch Knot has become so popular that most fishermen have forgotten about the regular Clinch knot. The improved clinch version is also quick and easy … Read more

What is an Alberto knot used for? The Alberto fishing knot, or the Alberto knot, is a strong knot to use when connecting lines of two different diameters. Many consider this to be the best line to line fishing knot to learn when you need to attach heavy monofilament or fluorocarbon leader to braided line. Lets … Read more

On November 10th, 2022, Bill, aka Crappie Bot and myself went crappie fishing at West Branch State Park. The morning started off a little breezy and cool. Bill drove his boat to the west end of the lake, and we started fishing small brush piles in 7 to 9 feet of water. Today was going … Read more

The Uni knot is a multi-purpose fishing knot used in angling that can be used for attaching the fishing line to the spool of a reel, for joining main line to leader/backing lines, and for attaching lures, swivels, hooks and snaps. Lets get started:1. Run 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30cm) of line through the … Read more

The Palomar knot is a knot that is used for securing a fishing line to a fishing lure, snap or swivel. Steps in tying a Palomar knot (free end is colored blue). 1. Pass the free end of your line through the eye of the hook or fishing lure. 2. Now take that free end and go back through the eye of … Read more

The Trifinity 6” Plastic worm came about when Caleb my 11 year old son said, “Dad we need to design a new worm” so I asked him what he was thinking about and after about 4 to 6 revisions later we came up with the Trifinity Worm This worm has three (3) tails. The … Read more

Allegheny River in October

Spring Fishing During Spring, water temperatures can range between 60-70 degrees F. Best Lure Options • Plastics – Lizards and crawfish• Lipless crankbaits• Buzzbaits Locations, Techniques and Notes • Use lizards, craws and creator baits during the spawn• Hit the shorelines with cranks and buzzbaits• Use cranks during pre-spawn on structure near spawning flats Summer … Read more

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