Kandlefish Lures

Kandlefish Lures are a natural reproduction of the candlefish, a bait fish highly prized by many types of gamefish around the world. These deadly lures imitate the erratic movement of an injured baitfish. And with many sizes and finishes to choose from, you can’t go wrong having one of these, or several, in your tackle […]

Jigging for Chinook Salmon with a 2 oz Kandlefish Jig

Jigging for chinook salmon with a 2 oz Kandlefish jig by Pete Rosko Eric Thomson, vertical drift jigging a 2 oz fluorescent green/white Kandlefish metal jig for chinook salmon, west of Port Angeles, Washington. The Kandlefish is manufactured by Yellow Bird Products in Spring Grove, Illinois.

Basic Rigging Tips for Jigging the Kandlefish

Basic rigging tips for jigging the Kandlefish by Pete Rosko Rigging tips to increase your hooking efficiency with metal jigs, including the Kandlefish. They are a) sharp hook, b) braided line, c) light weight, medium heavy rod with a fast action tip. Also, tips for jigging to suspended fish with spinning and levelwind baitcasting reels. […]

47″ Northern Pike

A customer sent this picture of a 47″ Northern Pike caught on a fishing trip at Wollaston Lake Lodge in Saskatchewan Canada June 2012.  He used a P295-35 – Papa Doc Spoon/Red & White Swirl. What an awesome picture!

Yellow Bird’s New Local Leadership Outstanding

By: Steve Sarley/Northwest Herald/Outdoors Columnist – July 2011 I’ve previously written that I try to buy products made in America if I can.  If the products are made in Illinois, then that is all the better.  The only thing better than that is when I actually can meet the manufacturer and find him to be a […]

Doctor Spoons Cure Being Skunked

I’m putting it out there right away. I know that I’m not the only angler who has ever gone out and got skunked. You had one of those days when nothing wants to bite and you go home without a single strike. Today it seemed like the fish didn’t want your spoon even though they […]

Deadly Tips from the Pros

Dramatically increase your catches with small Kandlefish (K-Fish) in shallow water: The 1/6, 1/4 and 1/3-oz Kandlefish can produce exceptional worldwide catches when casting from shore or from a slow drifting boat. Think small for big catches! It is truly a most enjoyable, easy and productive way to fish for the entire family. No need […]