Midwest Finesse Fishing: October 2015 by Ned Kehde

To our delight, the largemouth bass fishing in northeastern Kansas, which had been wretched during September, was stellar during four of our October outings. We caught 121 largemouth bass on Oct. 9, and that was our most fruitful outing. We caught 108 largemouth bass on Oct.2, 87 largemouth bass on Oct. 21, and 76 largemouth […]

Ned Rig Z-Man Video

If you don’t know by know we are big Ned Rig fishermen here at Felixfishing.com. Here is a great video from Zman about the Neg Rig system. If you haven’t used it before you need to try it. You will be amazed at the amount of fish you will catch.        

Drew Reese’s History of Midwest Finesse Fishing by Ned Kehde

Drew Reese’s History of Midwest Finesse Fishing by Ned Kehde   |  June 5th, 2014 These was in Ned Kehde’s In-Fisherman blog. Great article about Ray Fincke and some history on Kansas City bass fishing. Back in the 1940s and 1950s, Ray Fincke’s father, who was an avid fly fisherman, sold coal for home heating at a shop on […]

What Has Happened To Perry Lake?

Ned Kehde wrote this and sent it out to a number of anglers.  It has some great insight into why or why not a lake can be good or bad.  He also hits on the cycle a lake can go through with good and bad fishing. On our Oct. 3 outing, Steve Desch of Topeka, Kansas, and […]

Ned Kehde and Travis Perret at LaCygne Lake

January 15 Log On Jan. 12 and 13 Clyde Holscher of Topeka, Kansas, and Dave Weroha of Kansas City reported on the Finesse News Network that the ice was off of the reservoirs that lie along the Interstate Highway 70 corridor between Topeka and Kansas City. And upon reading that report, choruses of glee and […]

100 Bass, Can you Catch them? A Basseast.com article

A finesse technique that many northeastern Kansas anglers utilize is beginning to spread throughout the country.  The roots stretch back to the methods used by the late Chuck Woods of Kansas City, who created the Beetle, Beetle Spin and Puddle Jumper. It is not the typical drag your bait on the bottom type of finesse […]

Michael Pearce: What’s on the line?

  Michael Pearce: What’s on the line? By Michael Pearce Published Saturday, May 5, 2012, HARVEY COUNTY — We’d caught about 30 bass in the first hour. But since we’d thoroughly worked the shoreline, 20 minutes had passed without a strike. Kyle Redger was making a second pass, casting a favorite spinnerbait, when I switched from a fly-rod […]

Review: Abu Garcia Orra SX Spinning Reel

Ned Kehde, who is an avid fisherman and writer for “In-Fisherman” magazine, touts the benefits of catching bass with finesse tactics using spinning rods and reels.  The numbers of bass he catches on a consistent basis backs up his beliefs.  I’ve fished with him and witnessed his success. His success has inspired me and scores […]