Using Fishing Logs To Catch More Fish | Bass Fishing

Using Fishing Logs To Catch More Fish | Bass Fishing


Glenn: Hey folks, Glenn May here with BassResource.com,
and I’m sitting here with Hank Parker with another edition of “Hank Parker’s Fishing
Tips”. Hank, this week’s question, it comes from
Brandon from Minnesota, and it says, “Do you think fishing logs help you become a better
fisherman? And do you keep track of the bass you catch,
and if so, how many fish have you caught since you started keeping track?” Hank: You know, I’ve never ever written a
log. I used to be so really, really good at remembering
every place I’ve been, every fish I caught, and man, I just can’t do that anymore, but
I never really kept a log. But now, electronically, I have all these
little cards that I can put in every time I go to Kentucky Lake or Lake Barkley. I put the card in with my Lake Master map,
then I put the second card in there that I mark all my waypoints on. When I come home, I pull that card out, put
it and mark it Kentucky Lake or Barkley Lake, or whatever, put it in my console, and I’ve
got that log there the next time I go to the lake. I pull up, I look at all my waypoints that
I’ve put in from the trip before and the trip before and the trip before, and I can just
keep building on that. So I keep an electronic log today, but I wish
that I had kept a log from the time I started, and I wish I had written them down, and I
wish I knew how many fish I caught. So if you’re starting out, I think a log is
a great thing. So keep up with all those fish, and it would
be really good information and material to go back, on a cold and rainy day, sitting
by the fireplace, and just flip through the pages and look at all those fish you’d caught
over the years. I think that’s cool. So I highly recommend it, but I’m guilty of
not doing it myself. Glenn: Well, Brandon, there you have it. Start creating your log and start catching
more fish. For more tips and tricks like this, visit
hankparker.com, and check out all the tips and tricks, and articles that are on there. You’re gonna learn a lot of information, trust
me, you will. And if you want to get notified of the next
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1 thought on “Using Fishing Logs To Catch More Fish | Bass Fishing

  1. Love this series with Hank, one of my top five all time favorite Bassmasters. Thanks Glen for putting them together.

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