The Complete Guide to Budget BFS Fishing Gear from AliExpress: 41 Top Picks
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The Complete Guide to Budget BFS Fishing Gear from AliExpress: 41 Top Picks

FIshign gear can be expensive. Bait Finesse gear is no exception. But Aliexpress offers a large selection of budget BFS Fishing gear. Here’s my top picks after years of buying from what is essentially the Chinese version of Amazon.com. History of Bait Finesse System (BFS) Bait Finesse System (or BFS) is using baitcasting reels that…

Fishing Tube Baits: The Ultimate Guide 

Fishing Tube Baits: The Ultimate Guide 

One technique many anglers overlook is fishing tube baits. Yes, those funny lures that resemble small octopi. They once were the go-to for flipping baits, Carolina Rigs, and weightless presentations, and for good reason -their action is unrivaled. As you cast out and let it sit, the tail waves in the current adding an enticing action….

BFS Trout Fishing on the Ugly Trout Stream

BFS Trout Fishing on the Ugly Trout Stream

Fishing in February can feel like an act of defiance, especially in Pennsylvania. The cold, damp weather has a way of testing even the most dedicated anglers’ resolve. I must admit, I’m usually among those who balk at the thought of February fishing; it’s often a challenging and uncomfortable endeavor. However, there’s something undeniably appealing…

The 5 Best Lures For Winter Smallmouth Bass
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The 5 Best Lures For Winter Smallmouth Bass

Are you struggling to catch smallmouth bass in the cold of winter? You’re not alone! As an avid angler, I’ve faced the same challenge. But fear not, because I’ve done the research and found some of the best lures for winter smallmouth that will help you reel in those elusive football bronze backs this winter….

Fishing Lure Calculator – Convert Ounces to Grams
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Fishing Lure Calculator – Convert Ounces to Grams

As a Bait Finesse guy, I talk about lure weights in grams. It’s more precise. So I built this tool to convert ounces to grams. In lure weights! When using a converter like Google’s Grams to ounces or ounces to grams, you get a decimal equivalent as an answer. So exactly how does 0.141096 ounces…

Unveiling the Best BFS Reels: My $3,289 Journey

Unveiling the Best BFS Reels: My $3,289 Journey

Hey there, fellow BFS Addicts! Aaron Hunt here, and today, I’m excited to share my extensive two-year quest for the best BFS reels. If you’re on the hunt for top-tier Bait Finesse reels, you’re in the right place. I’ve done all the legwork and spent $3,289 of my own money (and counting) to find you…

Ace Hawk Venom BFS Rod: A Long-Term Review

Ace Hawk Venom BFS Rod: A Long-Term Review

Are you on the hunt for a fishing rod that’s light on your wallet but heavy on features? The Ace Hawk Venom BFS Rod caught attention with its sleek looks and promised precision. We’ve cast our line deep into testing this gear, turning over every stone from performance to potential pitfalls. “Get ready; let’s dive…

My New Hobie Fishing Kayak: 6-Month Journey with the Outback
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My New Hobie Fishing Kayak: 6-Month Journey with the Outback

Hey there, fellow fishing enthusiasts! It’s Aaron Hunt, and today I want to share my in-depth, six-month-long experience with the Outback; the Hobie fishing kayak I purchased last year. If you’re in the market for a new fishing kayak, you’ve probably heard a lot about this one. Stick around as I reveal the truth about…

Braided Line: Why it’s Best for BFS Fishing and 5 Solid Choices

Braided Line: Why it’s Best for BFS Fishing and 5 Solid Choices

When I started my Bait Finesse Style (BFS) fishing journey, I started with braided line. Braided line is just so thin and light for its rated strength it makes casting effortless – which usually works out well with BFS. Here’s why I believe braid is best for BFS. Braid Line vs. Fluorocarbon for BFS I…

Secret to Catch More Fish!  4 Reasons to Use Pink Braided Fishing Line

Secret to Catch More Fish! 4 Reasons to Use Pink Braided Fishing Line

There are so many options for fishing lines today. Simply considering what braided line to use can be difficult because there are so many choices! I’m going to share why pink fishing line is one of my go-to colors, and give you some recommendations on different brands to try. Pink Braided Fishing Line Benefits The…