Anglers Trading Post Blog
When to Use Spinner Blades
One of the key modifications you can add to a PIVIT Trailer Jig is a spinner blade. These flat metal blades, which are often silver or gold, attach...
Why Hire A Guide?
A good guide will put you in the right spots, at the right times, with the right lure or fly, potentially saving you many hours of fruitless and frustrating prospecting.
Using Live Bait with Jigs
Jigs are deadly by themselves, but they can be enhanced in conjunction with live or dead bait. To take a live or dead bait and add the action of a jig makes an irresistible lure even more dangerous.
Why Go 5D?
Fair Flies brushes radically change the game when tying complex flies. Do yourself a favor and check them out.
The Magic of Steelhead
Steelhead are some of the most beautiful and stately fish in freshwater. Their eyes, icy blue, seem to exude the mystery of the ocean.
Life Lessons from Fishing
Fishing has taught me some really important life lessons.
Trout vs. Bass
Trout versus bass! Which is stronger, bigger, more accessible, more catchable… better?
Advantages of a Trailer Jig
Jigs are one of the most widespread and commonly used lure types. From bass to cobia, these versatile lures have earned their place in the tackle b...
How To Be Guided
A fishing guide's take on how to get the most from your time on the water with a guide.
What Makes A Good Guide?
After leading a group of guides in Wyoming over this past season and having to train some of them from square one, I wanted to ingrain into their m...
Conventional VS. Fly
I grew up fishing gear. Though I’m a diehard fly fisherman now, my first fish, and most of my early fish, was caught vertical jigging in the San Ju...
The Magic of Fishing in The Rain
With this Covid-19 stay at home order going on, I’m not fishing nearly as much as I had been for the previous several months. Not even close....