Fishing, How To's, Hunting

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When panfish behave badly

When panfish behave badly

A common mistake some anglers make is thinking the world below the ice is static and that nothing changes.

January 2015
Ice fishing tip: Cold weather battery maintenance

Ice fishing tip: Cold weather battery maintenance

Take proper care of batteries while fishing in cold weather to avoid costly replacement fees.

January 2015
Angling fact of life: The negative scent factor in ice fishing

Angling fact of life: The negative scent factor in ice fishing

Doesn’t matter which species – walleye, pike, perch, crappies or bluegills – fish detecting unnatural odors will cost you bites this winter

January 2015

Shed Refresher

If you’ve got a bone-headed antler-retriever, the time to run through a few drills is now

January 2015
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
Ice fishing tip for walleyes and panfish: try big, flashy, noisy spoons

Ice fishing tip for walleyes and panfish: try big, flashy, noisy spoons

When early hard water arrives, attract fish first, then determine what lure triggers bites. And don’t be afraid to start big and work down.

November 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
Remember all aspects of safety during this deer hunting season

Remember all aspects of safety during this deer hunting season

Whether you're hunting via firearm, archery, or muzzleloader (in a treestand or ground blind) have a mental safety checklist whenever you head afield.

November 2014
Archery hunting during the deer rut — bowhunting advice from an expert

Archery hunting during the deer rut — bowhunting advice from an expert

Successful Pope and Young record holder offers advice on how to be successful at archery hunting during the rut.

November 2014