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Gar Fishing With a Nylon Rope

July 15, 2019
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 '…
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Travel Blog: Guess What? You Can Catch Monster Bull Redfish in Early Fall. Here’s How.

September 24, 2014
About a year ago, I booked three days of fishing in the Louisiana Marsh with New Orleans’ Captain Greg Moon for the fall of 2014. This was a departure from my prior trips and the thinking that the…
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The Lowdown on Long-Nose Gar

March 21, 2014
The first day of spring has arrived, and although those in the north still have snow and ice to contend with, open water is just around the corner. A great start to the season is the pursuit of long-…
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10 of The World's Meanest & Ugliest Game Fish

October 18, 2013
Websites and magazines often publish lists of the world's toughest or most dangerous game fish. But this is the first time anyone created a list of the world's meanest and ugliest fish.   You won't…
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How to Catch Catfish: Fishing for Catfish Tips & Trophy Flatheads

September 12, 2013
Flatheads are the sumos of fresh water fishing . Ten- to 20-pounders are common, and catfish 5 feet long weighing 140 pounds have been caught in recent times. In North America, only blue cats, white…
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Two Fish Species That Bring New Thrills Catfish & Gar

August 29, 2013
In the United States alone, 1,154 native fish species can be found. This being said, many anglers tend to focus all of their fishing attention on one or two species, often forgetting about what their…
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Gar in the Pan Recipes

August 27, 2013
There's a great organization that few outdoorsmen know about. It's called G.A.S.S. — the Gar Angler's Sporting Society. The gentleman who started it is, like me, a gar -fishing aficionado. He's been…
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Rough Fish, It's What's For Dinner

August 25, 2013
"Rough fish" is a term that may need a redefining. If you look online, you'll find rough fish described as "non-game fish species that are undesirable for food or sport fishing purposes." But with…
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Bowfishing: How to Start Hunting on the Water (video)

August 5, 2013
Bowfishing has always been a great pastime for off-season archers, but in recent years, it has absolutely exploded in popularity. It's fun and easy, and anyone can have an absolute blast doing it!…
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Bowfishing Basics: How to Get Started

May 23, 2013
The author's first bowfishing trophy, a nice 13-pound carp shot within five feet of the boat. Despite over 20 years of bowhunting experience, I still hadn't ever taken to the water with my bow. I'd…