We’ve never had a year quite like 2020, for many reasons. In the fishing industry alone, we saw all tournaments halt for several months and bare shelves in tackle shops across the country.
Yet, we made it through, and now is the time to look back at the trends from this past fishing season. And there definitely were some big trends that emerged this year you should take note of going forward.
Sight fishing with electronics
People used to get upset if you called your electronics “fish finders.” “They’re depth finders,” they’d scoff.
Well, not anymore. They truly are fish finders. Modern electronics have gotten so good that top anglers will get on patterns simply by watching their graphs to see fish. They’ll know exactly how to cast on them and can even watch the fish eat the lure on-screen.
This ability to find fish and see them react to lures is revolutionizing fishing; to the point where if...