GSO Fishing Premium Jigs


60 vs 90 Line Tie - GSO Fishing
In our jig heads, we offer two line tie options, a 90° and a 60°. The 90° line tie is used when you want your bait to sit or swim horizontally. We use these heads for vertical fishing jigs or casting swimbaits in order to keep the lure parallel in […]

90° Line Tie vs. 60° Line Tie – 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



Hang-ups Shore fishing can pose some issues when fishing certain types of lures. The main ones are lures that are fished on the bottom or in the deeper part of the water column. Two examples would be jigs and jerkbaits. Marabous As you bring these lures in, you are fishing […]

Shoreline Fishing – Hang-Ups


GSO Fishing - TRG MudBugs - How To Use - Display of Football Head & Ned Rig with TRG MudBugs
With the addition of the new TRG MudBugs, we thought we’d share a few uses for these soft plastic, Finesse craws. You can use them as a jig trailer or on a football head, or even on a ned rig. Keep reading to find out how. . 1 – Use […]

Three Uses For Our TRG MudBugs