Fishing Videos

The Wrong and Right Way to Set the Hook Flipping and Pitching

Most bass anglers spend a good deal of their fishing season slinging a Texas-rigged worm or creature bait around the shallows – let’s call it flipping and pitching. It’s fun and produces big-time bites, but also spells big-time misses if you’re setting the hook wrong.

Tommy Biffle is a Jedi master with a flipping stick in hand and highlights the biggest mistake he sees anglers make when they get bit. He then outlines the proper way to set the hook to get a 1-pound or 10-pound bass away from the cover and headed toward the boat.