Fishing in the same spot every week is nice and comfortable, but if you want to keep things exciting or really test your skills, you need to go exploring.
Listen to the rumors.
Is there a secret smallmouth bass river somewhere West of where you live? Did a hatchery stock a bunch of fish that provided serious forage for the bigger game species in the lake? Do you need to verify a photo you saw online?
Keep things interesting and go try some new spot this weekend.
It might even become your new go-to fishery.
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