Fishing

4 Fishermen fishing Alaska
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Alaska Fishing is for Fun so Plan Your Trip in Easy Steps

October 28, 2020
You won’t find better fishing in North America than that in Alaska. Not only are there more fish, but also there is more fishing opportunity and more variety in the types of fish than you’ll find…
United States & Canada
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State Fishing, Hunting & Camping Regulations Map

September 1, 2020
Welcome to the Hunting & Fishing Outdoor Resource Page Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's created this web page to provide you with individual links to each U.S. State's and Canadian Province's…
Many ducks swiming on a pond
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How to Build a Fishing and Hunting Pond

August 21, 2020
Chances are if you’re an outdoorsman and live on or own an acre or more of land, you’ve probably had the thought: why not build a pond? You could hunt ducks and geese on it in fall. It would attract…
Men digging a farm pond
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10 Things to Know Before Building a Fishing & Hunting Farm Pond

August 4, 2020
There are many advantages to building your own ponds, from wildlife viewing to hunting, serious angling to teaching youngsters to fish, not to mention improving your property’s value. Here are more…
Game and Fish Recipes
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Simple and Delicious Summer Recipes for Game and Fish

July 20, 2020
It’s time to begin cleaning last season’s harvest from your freezer as you prepare for the hunting and fishing ahead. These recipes are simple and delicious. Hunters and anglers are especially…
Catfishing from a boat
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The 5 Best Types of Bait for Catching Catfish

July 10, 2020
What are the Best, Easiest Baits for Catching Catfish? Using what we know as “artificial” baits, like crankbaits and plastics, is seldom the best bet for consistently catching catfish. All three…
Coconut Fried Bluegill
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Coconut Fried Bluegill Recipe (video)

July 1, 2020
Make great use of bluegill or other panfish fillets with this restaurant-style coconut-fried technique. Kids love it, but don't be surprised if the adults at your picnic keep coming back for more as…
Muskie angler at Lake Shelbyville holding a muskie
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Best Places to Fish in Illinois: Lake Shelbyville

June 18, 2020
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…
Nice bluegill
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Summer Bluegills in The North

June 17, 2020
Summer brings long days and ample opportunity to fish 7 days a week, and one of the most popular species in the upper Midwest is bluegill. They are not tough to find and catch in numbers, but the big…
Nice Top Water Muskie Boated By Pros4- 1Source's Keith Worrall
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June is Muskie Topwater Month!

June 16, 2020
by Pros4- 1Source Muskies are probably one of the least understood game fish for particularly good reason- they constantly seem to intentionally disprove what we are sure we as anglers think we ‘…
Wacky worm rigged on a drop-shot weight
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How to Rig a Wacky-Rigger Worm on a Drop Shot

June 15, 2020
Make rigging a Wacky Stik-O worm easy in these 3 easy steps.   At Bass Pro Shops, we have a rig for every fishing situation and every skill level. Whether you're fishing shallow or deep, in warm…
Walleye po-boy sandwich plate with fries
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Walleye Po' Boy Sandwiches

June 3, 2020
This classic Louisiana sandwich gets a Northwoods treatment by substituting fresh fried walleye fillets. Prep Time: 15 minutes,   Cook Time: 5 minutes,   Servings: 4 Ingredients 4-6 walleye…