Fishing

Lady ice angler fishing and camping
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A New Definition of Ice Fishing is “Camping on Ice”

February 5, 2020
So what IS ice fishing? Depending on your locale and your experience, the answers to that question will range widely. The close-minded types who think anything less than 60 degrees F is cold, will…
Ice fishing angler rigging his fishing line and hook
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3 Pros Pick the Best Ice Fishing Line for You

January 28, 2020
Using a quality line is critical when ice fishing. The last thing any angler wants is to miss the catch of a lifetime due to line failure. The primary type of ice-fishing line options is monofilament…
Three Sizes of Rippin Raps
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How to Catch More Walleye on 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…
Two ice anglers ice fishing on a frozen lake
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It's All About Ice Fishing on Bass Pro Shops Podcast

December 24, 2019
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Podcast host Rob Keck is talking about fishing in places where the thermometer isn’t getting above freezing. Captain Barb CareyGord PyzerGet ready to go fishing on the…
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…