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Ice fishing tip: Searching for suspended crappies before drilling holes

Ice fishing tip: Searching for suspended crappies before drilling holes

Find fish with less effort by sonar reading through the ice rather than drilling more holes.

December 2014
A simple minnow-hooking technique for open water or hard-water fishing [Video]

A simple minnow-hooking technique for open water or hard-water fishing [Video]

Whether it’s live fatheads or frozen shiners, hooking your minnows the right way produces more strikes from walleyes, perch, crappies, and pike alike.

November 2014
Butchering Big Game

Butchering Big Game

When you do your own butchering, you know that the meat has been handled with care, and you get the cuts you prefer.

November 2014
Take figure-eight to next level with 'Hang Move'

Take figure-eight to next level with 'Hang Move'

Muskie fishermen who practice figure eights after every cast know the maneuver will increase their catches by around 25 percent each season

June 2014
Lay Over Walleyes

Lay Over Walleyes

Anglers love to follow cliches. Many of these cliches get taken as truths and get repeated until nobody ever questions what them

June 2014
Water temp is key to locating Great Lakes trout, salmon

Water temp is key to locating Great Lakes trout, salmon

If there’s one absolute about how water temperatures affect salmon movement in the Great Lakes, it’s that there is absolutely no magic formula for homing in on the hottest bite.

June 2014
A bass anglers approach to electronics

A bass anglers approach to electronics

Properly employing digital age components will help you catch more fish

May 2014
DIY turkey fan display: A cheap and easy option for hunters

DIY turkey fan display: A cheap and easy option for hunters

Fun project provides a long-lasting, attractive showcase of your trophy bird

May 2014
Gobbler hunting strategies: The snood reveals the mood

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.

April 2014
Spring into action: Decoy setups through the season

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

April 2014