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New shiner Techniques for Big Bass

I explain the the new regulations for shiner fishing in the state of Florida! Then I show how to snell the downturned circle hook and how to rig for both bobbers and free lines. Then I show how to hook the bait and finally I catch a big bass!


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  1. Me and dad have watched you since I was a kid. Dad's 76 and his best was a 7.13 large mouth and a 6.5 smallmouth would love to bring him down and fish with you

  2. Thank You Roland! You've always been the "Man"! Ever since I was a kid. I AM 54 now. You're still the "Man"! Thank You Brother! Love & Peace to You, & All of Yours! Now let's get to 🎣! πŸ’ͺπŸ’œβœŒ

  3. They make us use circle hooks for stripers here in Maine. I lost so many fish trying to get used to using them because of the muscle memory formed from years of jerking the rod to set the hook. Now that I have learned to use circle hooks they are not so bad.

  4. I have a question about catching live shiners. I’m guessing that you catch them the same day . My question is how long does it normally take you to catch enough before you start fishing?

  5. Hope all is well Roland, watched you for decades. I have a lot of respect for you, but you have to agree the laws are becoming a money grab for companies. It's a joke now.

  6. Mr. Martin, I will see you in October. Unfortunately, I doubt we will beat my personal best of 10.8 lbs, but I did catch it with live bait on a circle hook.
    Can’t wait to meet and fish with you this coming fall.

  7. Wow that looked easy. But i know it took you a long time just make it look that way. Alot of prictance. God bless you and your family sir….πŸ™β€πŸ™β€πŸ™πŸ™‚πŸ˜ŠπŸ™‚

  8. Roland I am one year older than U. If not for Vertigo I would book U. But started guide business when I was 67;did it for 5 years in Lafitte Louisiana. If U ever come to Lafitte U got a free trip bed and food. Only charge U need to tell me and my family about your fishing trips. U are the best need to write a book my fishing experiences.they are so Entertaining

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