Fishing Information

Muskie angler at Lake Shelbyville holding a muskie
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Best Places to Fish in Illinois: Lake Shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville is one of Illinois’ premier fishing resources and is recognized for its largemouth bass, crappie, white bass, muskie and walleye opportunities. Crappie are the main attraction on…
Bass angler at Lake Sidney with spotted bass
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Best Places to Fish: Lake Sidney Lanier, GA

Weather Patterns and Water Clarity are Key Factors for Anglers Fishing on Lake Sidney Lanier For those that like to target crappie, bass, walleye and more, Lake Sidney Lanier delivers.Lake Sidney…
Two bass anglers on Kentucky lake, one with a bass
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Best Places to Fish in Kentucky Lake: Kentucky & Tennessee

Kentucky Lake is the western boundary of the 270-square mile Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. It is recognized as one of the nation's top fishing lakes for largemouth and crappie…
Lady angler at Lake Fort holding up a larg white bass
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Best Places to Fish in Texas: Lake Fork Reservoir

Lake Fork is regarded as one of the premier largemouth bass fisheries in the state of Texas and for the entire country. Created in 1980 by the Sabine River Authority, the lake provides ample cover…
Bass angler holding up a largemouth bass caught in Guntersville lake
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Best Places to Fish in Alabama: Guntersville Lake

An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Guntersville Lake is known for its large variety fish and abundance of aquatic vegetation. Largemouth Bass are the primary focus on the lake but substantial…
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

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…
Gar fish in murky water by David Sledge
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Gar Fishing With a Nylon Rope

As a kid I remember chasing sand bass on Lake Texoma. Once in a blue moon you'd see some fish schooling, slide in and pull back a fishing lure with straightened fishing hooks. Dad would say, "Pull '…
News & Tips: Video Shows Lightning Nearly Striking Fisherman...
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Video Shows Lightning Nearly Striking Fisherman

This is Why You Should Get Off the Water — and Shoreline — During a Lightning Storm! The best way to protect yourself and anyone with you from lightning is to avoid the threat. Summer is the peak…
Angler casting a frog bait
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The Best Fishing Presentation is a Confident Presentation

Confidence is Always the Best Piece of Equipment an Angler Can Have  By Brian Abella, Cabela’s Associate Category Manager One angler might fish a shallow crankbait fast and cover a lot of water…
Father & son fishing from a boat dock by Father & son fishing from a boat dock...
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The Best 6 Live Fishing Baits for Beginning Anglers

What Are the Best Live Baits for New Fisherman to Use? When starting out as a new angler of any age, there are two important things to remember. First, you want their fishing gear and the fishing…
News & Tips: 15 Facts and Tips to Fishing a Variety of Fish in The Spring...
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15 Facts and Tips to Fishing a Variety of Fish in The Spring

Catch a Mixed Bag of Fish Species With These Early Season Strategies Rare is the fishermen who focuses on one species alone to the exclusion of all others. Some anglers even add excitement to their…
News & Tips: This Simple Fishing Bait is One of the Most Versatile at Catching Fish...
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This Simple Fishing Bait is One of the Most Versatile at Catching Fish

The humble grub is one of the simplest fishing baits ever invented. But it’s also one of the most versatile lures you can tie on your line. It will catch bass and a variety of other gamefish in…