Fond du Lac Band declares 13 lakes it intends to spear

Fond du Lac Band declares 13 lakes it intends to spear

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa announced late last week the lakes that members will be allowed to spear walleyes during a first-of-its-kind season this spring.

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New in-line reels eliminate dreaded “lure spin”

Ice fishing innovation cures twisted line, thus resulting in more bites through the hard water

Follow the forage: the sunfish and crappies of March

Bluegills and crappies are moving to the shallows. Play your cards right, and you’ll own the bite

Top secrets of successful late-ice northern pike anglers

Some of the best fishing of the year for aggressive freshwater pike is exploding under the ice

Ice fishing’s winter walleye doldrums? There’s no such thing!

Walleye locations during the late-ice period vary, but that just means multiple lures and presentations produce bites.

Archive »How To's

Gobbler hunting strategies: The snood reveals the mood

During that turkey hunting moment of truth, closely watch that fleshy appendage hanging off the beak of a boss tom.

Spring into action: Decoy setups through the season

It would be difficult to pin down the single biggest technological improvement in the spring turkey woods today, but decoys would certainly be in the conversation

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How to bone a front leg

Now that you’ve cut up the carcass, it’s time to bone the meat. Boning is easier than bone-in butchering, and usually results in tastier meat.

How to bone a hind leg

Now that you’ve cut up the carcass, it’s time to bone the meat.

Archive »Buyer's Guides

Wireless fishing electronics: A look at the brave new world of on-the-water Wi-Fi

Where once Lowrance’s iconic “Green Box” revolutionized fishing by showing anglers what lies beneath the surface

Outdoor Steward: Outfitting your ATV for field work

Reaping the greatest benefit from your wooded land or other rural property requires employing good stewardship practices

The year in boats: the best and brightest for 2014

For 2014, anglers have some great options to choose from, whether they want a NASCAR-sexy walleye boat or simply a modest 16-foot fishing rig

New Outboard & Trolling Motors for 2014. The whole works: Gas and Electric

It seems like four-stroke outboard motors continue to be the major push by most manufacturers

22 Outdoor Gift Ideas for 2013

Most hunters and anglers are fine with a gift certificate to their local sporting goods store for their Holiday gift. But that’s not very personal, now is it?!

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Fishing without a trace: Enjoy the sport without ruining it for others

Be stewards of the land and water, even removing litter when you find it.

News flash: Northern waters are pretty darn good for bass

Bassmaster Classic winner Randy Howell says bass fishing in the northern United States is better than the southern U.S.

New in-line reels eliminate dreaded “lure spin”

Ice fishing innovation cures twisted line, thus resulting in more bites through the hard water

How will harsh Midwestern winter affect open-water fishing?

Silver-lining to challenging ice-angling season and potentially late ice-out: More fish remain in the lakes for soft-water fishing

Follow the forage: the sunfish and crappies of March

Bluegills and crappies are moving to the shallows. Play your cards right, and you’ll own the bite

Top secrets of successful late-ice northern pike anglers

Some of the best fishing of the year for aggressive freshwater pike is exploding under the ice

Ice fishing’s winter walleye doldrums? There’s no such thing!

Walleye locations during the late-ice period vary, but that just means multiple lures and presentations produce bites.

Don't forget late-ice northern pike fishing

For spawning-time northern pike on border waters, try these top fishing tips

Minnesota DNR unveils panel that will review management of Lake Mille Lacs

DNR taking an in-depth look at what’s plaguing Lake Mille Lacs.

Ice fishing 202: Hooking for live bait for walleyes this winter

How you hook your live bait – fathheads, shiners, or even grubs – will determine whether you catch winter’s finicky walleyes through the hard water

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Preparation is the key to dining on good deer

In the coming several weeks, hunters will acquire tons – literally – of good meat for the table.

Pecan Turkey with Maple Sauce

With maple season in full swing, now is a great time to enjoy some of that fresh, boiled sap.

Venison stew with barley

Many recipes lend themselves to substitutions… if you don’t have turkey, then chicken may be very tasty, as well. It’s no different when it comes to big game.

Archive »Travel

A bass’n plan: Head south for open water

The Great Lakes region offers fabulous bass fishing – except during the winter when the lakes are frozen and the seasons are closed.

Road Tripping for turkeys: Planning your 2014 Spring Hunts

Short of a thunderous gobble on the roost, nothing gets a spring gobbler hunter’s thoughts racing more than the words “road trip.”

A Rite of Winter: Western Big-Game Hunting Deadlines

The west is home to elk, bear, antelope, mule deer and whitetails but it also has opportunities for more exotic species like ibex, oryx and javelina.

Road-Tripping for Turkeys: Plan now for spring of 2013

It’s never too early to start planning for the spring of 2013.

Trolley Rides Allow Those With Physical Limitations to Experience the Mickelson Trail near Deadwood, South Dakota

Black Hills visitors with physical limitations have an opportunity to view the Mickelson Trail on Tuesday, June 5.

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