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“As Seen on TV”

I found this YouTube channel called “RetroBassin“.  There is some interesting “stuff” there and a person can even learn a thing or three.

This one was kind of fun:

Yeah, I know, that video is 18 minutes long.  But, I am betting a bunch of you watched all of it because you remember a bunch of those baits.

Some of the were actually good baits, not just gimmicks.  They caught fish!

No, I do not have a bunch of Banjo Minnows still in my tacklebox.  However, you might be able to pick up a few on Ebay!

Remember, every bait or lure ever made will catch a fish if used in the right place at the right time.  They are all just different tools, presentations, for different fishing situations.  The trick is knowing which is the right tool for the right job.  A lot of those “retro” lures still work!

Yes, I might be this guy:


About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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