I'm Jim Root, one of the most published anglers on the topic of fish behavior as it relates to weather conditions. If you have questions let me know!
By: Jim Root, 5:05 PM GMT on September 28, 2016
Since March of this year I've been writing my first book, The Beginner's Guide To Smallmouth Bass Fishing. In it, I give the most comprehensive and thorough education on fishing related weather data that I have ever written. I cover barometric pressure, fronts, moon phases, humidity, cloud cover, and much more. I share secrets that I've never shared with anyone, that I've spent over 10 years compiling. If you're into weather and how specific patterns impact ...
Updated: 5:18 PM GMT on September 28, 2016
By: Jim Root, 3:55 PM GMT on July 07, 2016
This week on Weather Geeks I'll be a special guest of Dr. Shepherd to discuss the impact of weather conditions on fish and fish behavior including my favorite topic: barometric pressure! You'll even get to see some on the water footage that was shot by Senior Producer Stephen Neslage of me and my buddy Shane Durrance at Lake Lanier where I caught my personal best Striper and Spotted bass! We'll discuses how I use the weather forecast t...
Updated: 4:05 PM GMT on July 07, 2016
By: Jim Root, 6:20 PM GMT on November 30, 2015
On December 7th, 2015, the winner of the #ItsRainingGear contest will be announced and one lucky winner will take home over $2,500 in outdoor prizes. Gear to battle the harshest weather conditions, baits to help you catch fish, a rod and reel, and MUCH more. All you have to do to enter is like and share this image on Facebook (click here). Full list of rules and details about all the gear in the contest can be seen here.
By: Jim Root, 3:58 PM GMT on October 12, 2015
The biggest contest of 2014 - #ItsRainingGear - is back and it's bigger and better than ever! From now until December, you have a chance to win some of the amazing gear I've used this year: over $2,500 in outdoor prizes! To enter all you have to do is look for pictures like this one every Monday on Facebook, like it, share it, and like the pages of the great companies involved. Check it out by clicking here!
Updated: 2:48 PM GMT on October 19, 2015
By: Jim Root, 11:12 AM GMT on October 05, 2015
Let me start by saying how deeply appreciative I am of the over 200 young girls and women who came out in 40 degrees and rain to fish yesterday at my annual fishing clinic at Amahami with the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways. Not one of them ever complained, and you could hear their screams of excitement from all around the lake whenever they caught a fish. I also want to thank the three other anglers who helped me, Dominic Sergi - who helped me at th...
Updated: 11:20 AM GMT on October 05, 2015
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