Bagley Fishing Lures: Balsa Wood Manufacturing Meets HCM

Newer Bagley fishing lures use HCM process

Is Traditional Balsa Wood Manufacturing Really Better than HCM?

Since the late 1980s, there’s been a divide among fishermen on whether the traditional balsa manufacturing process for Bagley lures is superior to the company’s newer heat compression molding (or HCM) process. In fact, fans of the early Bagley lures (circa 1960s-1980s) swear by the original’s ability to outdo every crankbait on the market. And they’ll spend tons of money to add such items for their collections. Continue reading “Bagley Fishing Lures: Balsa Wood Manufacturing Meets HCM”

Ice Fishing Tips to Improve Your Winter Presentation

Ice fishing tips from Bagley Bait

Before you hang up your fishing gear this winter, why not try your hand at ice fishing? From choosing the best ice fishing lures to finding the perfect spot to drill a hole and start angling, ice fishing allows you to trade in your traditional summer fishing techniques and immerse yourself in one of Minnesota’s favorite pastimes. Continue reading “Ice Fishing Tips to Improve Your Winter Presentation”