Fishing

Three Sizes of Rippin Raps
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Walleye Catching Tips for Lake of the Woods

January 6, 2020
When it comes to catching walleyes and saugers through the ice on Lake of the Woods, sometimes it is the little things that can make a big difference.  One of those “little things” I have noticed…
News & Tips: Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite
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Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite

December 26, 2019
Crappie are a great species to fish through the ice. At times they can be challenging to find, but once you locate a school of slabs, it's worth the effort. Often eager to investigate lures, crappie…
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Heading South to Fish? Learn How to Battle Florida Cold Fronts

December 26, 2019
Are you thinking about heading south to fish this winter? Many of you do, and Florida is the destination for many snowbirds. The Sunshine State offers some of the best fishing in the world, and it’s…
News & Tips: Tactics for Wintertime Largemouths
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Six Fishing Tactics for Wintertime Bass

December 23, 2019
A frigid wind swept across the gray waters of the large impoundment as a pair of anglers cast their lures towards a sunken island. It was the middle of winter. The weather was nasty, their fingers…
Angler holding a sheapshead fish with hook in its mouth
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Sheepshead: How to Nab Those Notorious Nibblers

December 10, 2019
If we base sport-fish popularity on abundance, aesthetics, and tasty table fare, the sheepshead checks off all the boxes. No doubt, this coastal/inshore favorite deserves its desirable status, but…
Ice angler on a frozen lake fishing crappie
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Best New and Noteworthy Ice Fishing Lures for 2020

November 27, 2019
Whether stocking up your ice fishing jig box or perhaps shopping for an ice angler on your list, there are a lot of great lures for catching fish through the ice. The following is a look at new and…
Ice angler fishing over an ice hole
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Ice Fishing Safety Tips & Tricks (video)

October 18, 2019
Common Sense is the Key to Enjoying All Kinds of Recreation on Winter Lakes Ice fishing. It’s one of those outdoor activities about which most folks say either “Uh-uh. Nope. Never. Are you crazy?”…
Anger sitting in a fishing boat holding up a large walleye fish
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Fired-Up for Falls Hungry Walleye

October 15, 2019
Right now, rivers are full of hungry and aggressive walleyes migrating towards their cooler weather hangouts. Fall is an awesome time of year to catch some great fish! These walleyes are on the prowl…
Angler in a boat on a fall day holding up a muskie facing forward baring its teeth
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7 Great Tips for Falls BIG Fish by the Numbers

September 25, 2019
For any predatory fish that swims, autumn can be the best time of the year for landing numbers of fish as well as the biggest fish of the season. As the waters begin to cool, fish will change…
Women standing with a large white crappie from Lake Conroe
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Best Places to Fish in Texas: Lake Conroe

July 26, 2019
Strategy and Fishing Tips for Locating and Catching Fish in Lake Conroe Lake Conroe was created in 1973 by impounding the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. Originally created as a water supply,…
Angler holding walleye with snelled fishing spinners and nightcrawler hooked in its mouth
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DIY Tying Snelled Fishing Spinners - A Walleye Wonder Weapon (video)

July 24, 2019
For walleye anglers, snelled spinners are very close to a silver bullet. There are few places or situations where a snelled spinner won’t catch walleyes. Snelled spinner lures can be fished in lakes…
Major League Fishing Pro James Watson standingon a boat with a largemouth bass
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Watson’s Spoon Jacking Post-Spawn Fishing Rig and Tricks (video)

July 8, 2019
MLF Pro James Watson knows that one of the most effective baits to fish during the post-spawn is a floating worm. That said, the bite only lasts for a week before fish get even more hungry. This is…