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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
Daylight vs dawn and dusk lunkers: Top times for fishing

Daylight vs dawn and dusk lunkers: Top times for fishing

More forgiving than peak of summer, fall fishing provides great flexibility for finding big fish and prime-time angling

September 2014
Fishing line tip: Avoid memory and keeping it in tip-top shape

Fishing line tip: Avoid memory and keeping it in tip-top shape

Store your rod, loosen the drag, but wait till spring before changing your line on spinning and baitcasting reels

September 2014
Autumn’s forgiving crappies still demand stealth and smart fishing techniques

Autumn’s forgiving crappies still demand stealth and smart fishing techniques

September and October slabs love jigs when water temperatures drop post-turnover

September 2014
Best in years? Excellent fishing pattern developing for fall walleyes in 2014

Best in years? Excellent fishing pattern developing for fall walleyes in 2014

Jig-n-minnow, crankbaits, and live-bait rigs all provide top presentations for autumn walleyes

September 2014
Narrowing down crankbait color choices this open-water fishing season

Narrowing down crankbait color choices this open-water fishing season

Choosing the proper crankbait color for largemouth and smallmouth bass

June 2014
The Edge: Obvious, invisible, and electric locations to catch every species of fish

The Edge: Obvious, invisible, and electric locations to catch every species of fish

Mud edges, wind-blown edges, weed edges, bottom contour edges, transition edges, even algal edges!

June 2014
Top summer tactics for weed walleyes

Top summer tactics for weed walleyes

Quit trolling, rigging, and jigging the breakline for walleyes, and consider pursuing old marble-eye in the vegetation

June 2014
Strike zones: The most misunderstood facet of freshwater fishing?

Strike zones: The most misunderstood facet of freshwater fishing?

Whether for walleyes, bass, or panfish, modern anglers must place their live bait or lure in the strike zone

June 2014
Building a better angler via the confidence factor

Building a better angler via the confidence factor

Your lures, boat, rods-n-reels, location, and weather all directly affect your luck and thus your willingness to experiment and find freshwater fishing success

April 2014
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