After a disappointing finish on the St. Lawrence River, I wasn’t sure what the rest of the season would bring. That river has always been good to me, and I fully expected to do well there. So falling behind in the points race was a major blow.
Although there had been rudimentary research into the way sound travels through water as early as the 19th century, it wasn’t until the onset of World War I that these concepts were utilized for more than just novel experiments. The sinking of the RMS Lusitania in 1915 by a German U-Boat didn’t just trigger American involvement in the Great War, it also demonstrated to the world how effective submarine warfare could be – and left other nations scrambling to find any way to counter their effectiveness.
At Dobyns Rods, we build models for every technique bass anglers need to employ. Sometimes, they’re making short, precise casts, flips, pitches or skips to specific targets; other times, they’re launching baits long distances. It’s important to develop your skills at all presentations, but I think the long cast is something that doesn’t always get enough attention.