Best Bait Finesse Combo: My Top 16 BFS Rod and Reel Combos for 2024
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Best Bait Finesse Combo: My Top 16 BFS Rod and Reel Combos for 2024

Hey there! My name is Aaron Hunt, and I’m a bait finesse fisherman—some might even call me a BFS addict. My wife often wonders, “Who needs this many fishing rods?” Well, I do! Over the years, I’ve accumulated quite a collection, and today, I want to share the 16 Best Bait Finesse Combos I regularly…

The Pennsylvania Black Bass Slam: Catching 3 Species in One Day
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The Pennsylvania Black Bass Slam: Catching 3 Species in One Day

There are 3 species of Pennsylvania Black Bass, and until this week one of them had eluded me. On Tuesday morning I went out into the hot, humid morning to film some footage for a new kayak motor. The temps were in the 80’s before 8am and headed into the 90’s. If you’ve known me…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The First Step to Finding Better Places to Catch Bigger Fish

The First Step to Finding Better Places to Catch Bigger Fish

 It’s a typical Saturday morning.  You’re out running your errands for the week.  The grocery store, the hardware store, maybe your favorite greenhouse, right?  And you run into a friend you used to hang out with a lot.  You spend two minutes catching up with each other.  “How are the kids?”  Great!  Billy made the…