Fishing Tips


GSO Fishing Star Brite Ultimate Pontoon Deck Cleaner & Drill With Scrub Brush
This Star Brite Ultimate Pontoon Deck Cleaner is fantastic! . We get a lot of traffic on our pontoon and the deck really starts to show it. Using a hard-bristled scrubber in our drill and this deck cleaner helps keep the floors much cleaner than just soap and water. . […]

Quick Tip – Star Brite Ultimate Pontoon Deck Cleaner


GSO Fishing - Match The Hatch - Crawdads In The Water
Walking the shoreline of Blue Mesa you will see tons of crawdad bodies littering the shoreline as well as some live ones walking in the water. They are a delicacy for both the fish and the birds at Big Blue. IN the Spring you can often find Browns with bellies […]

Match The Hatch – Crawdads


GSO Fishing - Reel Grease In Subzero Temps
When it’s this cold, your fishing gear will require a little more attention. The main thing I maintenance this time of year is our fishing reels. . Most reels (baitcasters and spinning reels) come with grease inside around the gears and anti-reverse mechanisms. This grease basically turns into a rock […]

Reel Grease In Subzero Temps – Quick Tips


GSO Premium Heavy Wire Tube Jigs
Why are there so many different weights available for the same jig head that fits the same jig? The answer is “fall rate” The example photo is a line-up of our large tube jig heads. 1/8 oz., 1/4 oz., 1/2 oz., 3/4 oz., and 1 oz. You can use this […]

Picking The Right Jig Head Weight



Lake Trout caught on GSO Premium Big Game Head (green)
One of the hardest things to learn in any type of fishing is knowing when a fish has taken your lure or bait. Here’s a couple of quick tips to help with bite detection for kids and beginners while ice fishing Use a heavier jig head or weight. This will […]

Ice Fishing – Detecting the Bite Quick Tips


GSO Fishing - Ice Hole Setup
Ice Hole Set-up when using your fish finder and 2 rods The optimal set-up we’ve found for setting up your holes is as follows… Drill 3 holes in a pyramid shape. The top/center hole is for your fish finder. The two holes to either side are for fishing.  This setup […]

Ice Hole Setup


Charging Glow Jigs - GSO Fishing
Many of our jigs feature Super Glow powder paints that charge via natural sunlight, indoor lights, and UV/black lights including our Shad fry and Mag Shad Fry. Although it isn’t made very clear on any of the websites and articles we have found about Super Glow paint, we find that […]

Charging Glow Jigs


GSO Fishing Finesse Jig Rod Selection
Finesse jigs require a unique rod to get the best hook-up and landing ratio possible. Finesse jigs have a lighter wire and a smaller gapped hook than a standard jig. With that in mind, pick a rod that will not overpower the hook on the hookset.  A standard jig rod […]

Finesse Jig Rod Selection



Ever wonder ‘what is a marabou jig and when do I use it?’ Here is a quick overview of Marabou Jig – Basics. Read our other blog posts for more in-depth information about Marabou Jigs and how to use them. What Is It: Cast & Retrieve Jig made out of […]

Marabou Jig – Basics


Kokanne Salmon – Trolling with Corn Kokanee are a plankton eater, meaning that despite popular belief, Kokanee do not eat your lures. They are extremely territorial so when a Kokanee goes after your lure it is actually to defend their territory. So, how do you lure in a fish that […]

Trolling With Corn – Kokanne Salmon