Fishing Tips

Even when you can’t get out on the water, there are tons of great resources, both paid and free, to help you expand your fishing knowledge. Everything from books, emails, blogs, and YouTube to seminars, online courses, and guided fishing trips. Although, free content is a great place to start […]

Expanding Your Fishing Knowledge

GSO Fishing - Line Guide PDF Download Sample
When it comes to selecting fishing line for your next outing, we understand it can be a little overwhelming to know which type of line you should choose. Fishing line comes in different colors, strengths, thicknesses,  types, and price points. And, they can each have different uses. Overall, there are […]

Quick Reference Fishing Line Guide

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