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Midwest Finesse Fishing: August 2018

Ned Kehde - September 04, 2018

This August guide to Midwest finesse fishing contains 17 logs and 13,033 words about the tactics of finesse fishing across the country.

Coolbaits Lure Company

Ned Kehde - August 27, 2018

A veteran Midwest finesse angler, who is always in search of new finesse baits, recently

Venom Lures' Salty Sling

Ned Kehde - August 23, 2018

Since the dawn of the 21st century, one of the standard Midwest finesse lures has experienced a goodly number of manifestations, and we hope that we have published a gear guide about most of them.

412 Bait Company's 2 3/4-inch Small Jaw Craw

Ned Kehde - August 19, 2018

After Dion Hibdon created a soft-plastic crayfish for his school's science project in 1977, it

V & M Baits Drop Shad

Ned Kehde - August 16, 2018

V & M Baits' Drop Shad has caught the eyes of several anglers on the Finesse News Network, and

DUO Realis' V-Tailshad

Ned Kehde - August 12, 2018

A shad-shaped worm has played a significant part in the repertoire of Midwest finesse anglers

Doomsday Tackle Company's C-Shad 3.2

Ned Kehde - August 08, 2018

Subtleness and immaculate simplicity lie at the heart of Midwest finesse fishing.

Midwest Finesse Fishing: July 2018

Ned Kehde - August 04, 2018

Our July guide to Midwest finesse fishing contains 19 logs and 16,484 words that explain how, when, where and why

Augusts of the Past

Ned Kehde - August 01, 2018

Since 2011, we have written and published 126,700 words about how, when, and where Midwest finesse anglers find and catch fish.

Z-Man's TRD MinnowZ

Ned Kehde - July 28, 2018

Here is hoping that the TRD MinnowZ will catch the fancy of many more anglers and their quarries. There is a mistaken notion among many folks in the angling world that the art of Midwest

Bobby Garland's Slab Minnow Minnow and Pile Diver

Ned Kehde - July 24, 2018

Back in the good old days, a crappie-size jig affixed to a finesse-size soft-plastic worm was what worked.

Jackall Lures' Yammy Fish

Ned Kehde - July 19, 2018

Since March, Jackall Lures' Yammy Fish has caught the eye of several Midwest finesse anglers.

Mattingly Custom Baits

Ned Kehde - July 15, 2018

We recently began an endeavor to publish a gear guide about all of the soft-plastic finesse baits

Savage Gear's 3D Baitfish

Ned Kehde - July 11, 2018

Some of us have become devotees to small swimbaits that we affix to a small jig and wield like we are wielding a three- or four-inch grub, and these swimbaits are endowed with a paddletail, which some folks call a boottail.

Arizona Custom Baits' Twitch Fish Fluke

Ned Kehde - July 06, 2018

Jon Shook of New River, Arizona, is the proprietor of Arizona Custom Baits, and he recently sent

Midwest Finesse Fishing: June 2018

Ned Kehde - July 02, 2018

June blog

Julys of the Past

Ned Kehde - June 30, 2018

This is a short bibliographical essay for anglers who want to get a historical perspective of Midwest Finesse.

Z-Man's TRD Craw

Ned Kehde - June 26, 2018

For years on end, we have written a multitude of words about how a soft-plastic crayfish has played

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