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Oliver Ngy

Oliver Ngy

Oliver Ngy is a self-taught angler from Southern California. He learned the values of commitment and dedication at an early age, and has since become a familiar face in the bass scene. He's renowned for catching monster fish of many species with a specialty in double-digit largemouth and 5-plus-pound smallmouth bass. Oliver is currently competing nationally in the Bassmaster Open Tour while exploring multi species fishing opportunities along the way. He has appeared on every season of MeatEater's fishing show, Das Boat.

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Video: How to Texas Rig for Bass like a Pro

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Video: How to Texas Rig for Bass like a Pro

The Texas Rig is an ultimate classic setup for catching bass, and the beauty of this presentation lies in its simplicity. The length of the rod you choose will depend on where you’re fishing, but it’s important that the rod is medium-heavy with a fast taper. This means your rod will be a little...
Oliver Ngy Jan 26, 2022
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Video: How to Vertical Jig for Coldwater Bass

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Video: How to Vertical Jig for Coldwater Bass

Most bass fishing lures are designed for relatively shallow water. That makes sense in the context of the fishes’ typical habitat but fails to acknowledge their seasonal movements as the water chills in the winter. In many southern waters, once the surface temperatures drops below 60 degrees or so...
Oliver Ngy Jan 10, 2022
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Video: How to Fish a Finesse Swimbait on a Jighead

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Video: How to Fish a Finesse Swimbait on a Jighead

This is one of the most effective lures for locating and targeting smallmouth—and just about any other predatory fish. A simple paddletail swimbait on a jighead produces a beautiful action all on its own, making it super easy to fish. Possibly the greatest value of this rig is its ability to cover a...
Oliver Ngy Nov 9, 2021
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Video: How to Fish for Bass with Vibrating Jigs

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Video: How to Fish for Bass with Vibrating Jigs

While a lot of the basic lures and techniques we use in bass fishing have been around for decades, the vibrating jig is the new kid on the block. Also known as chatterbaits, these bladed lures throw off a lot of flash, pulse, and wiggle—all of which absolutely trigger fish. In this video, we got to...
Oliver Ngy Nov 2, 2021
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