Fishing

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…
Lady angler with lake in background holding her walleye fish
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History and Tips on Creature Fishing For Muskie

July 5, 2019
by Pros4- 1Source's Steve Worrall   Soft Plastics are gaining new popularity as many innovations and new styles have entered the market over the last few years. The story behind the FIRST soft…
Angler fishing from a boat casting into the water
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These 4 Fishing Reel Types Are Rated Best at a Range of Uses (infographic)

July 2, 2019
What You Need to Know About These 4 Types of Fishing Reels Comparing spinning reels to spincasting reels to baitcasting reels to fly fishing reels is like comparing apples, oranges, mangoes, and…
News & Tips: A Guide to Choosing Baitcast Reels
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A Guide to Choosing Baitcast Reels

June 26, 2019
Many anglers shy away from baitcast reels due to some common fears. Hearing the dreaded term "bird nest" evokes a reluctance to give these reels a fair shake. Misconceptions that they are "difficult…
Angler sitting in a boat holding two large black Crappie in each hand
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Try These Few Tips for Targeting Crappie in the Reeds

June 18, 2019
by Pros4- 1Source's Keith Worrall   Every Spring in the upper Midwest a crappie migration begins from deep water to shallow reeds that draws in thousands of crappie anglers eager to fish and try…