(Photo courtesy of Vexilar)Even though Mother Nature doesn’t seem to want to give up its grasp on winter, we need to realize that it really is spring out there. The nights are cold and the days are finally starting to get warmer, and this is a sign that we should be getting ready for some good fishing in the weeks…
Wisconsin’s sturgeon spearing season framework and local big game/fishing dinners just two ways to show kids what’s happening outdoors and how they can participate.
Why is it so difficult for Pennsylvania representatives to grant small fishing license fee increases?
As winter retreats, guest speaker “Tackle” Terry Tuma talks river angling techniques with the youth of the Lakeville Fishing Club.
Anglers itching to get out, but weather holding them back.
Modern kayaks and canoes have opened up a whole new world of smaller waters for savvy anglers in urban and rural areas alike.
Ohio’s free fishing weekend is May 5-6. Try out the sport before buying a license.
With his dry wit, crazy cast of literary characters, and love of rural places, Pat McManus drew comparisons to Mark Twain and other American humorists.
Right now, it is not uncommon to get two- and three-man limits in less than two hours while trolling or even casting.
I have five brothers and five sisters. When people with fewer kids or siblings hear that, one of the first questions is, “How do (or did) you ever get anything planned?” Generally, they are talking about family outings (when we were all mostly children) or family get-togethers, now that we are grown. Believe it or not, the whole bunch of…
Seems like every post draws criticism, in-fighting among us. So please mind your manners – our future may depend on it.
No equipment is needed, but if kids have their own gear, they may bring their rods, reels, and tackle. (Photo by Rob Drieslein)The 34th annual free spring fishing clinics for kids will take place Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids ages 15 and younger are welcome to attend, and while registration is not required, groups of…
Cold and snow not finished, even though signs of the spring season are starting to show.
So far, so good this season, but learning to adapt to conditions can make or break your fishing trip.
Find lush, green cabbage and coontail vegetation during late ice, and high-rising, slab crappies and aggressive bluegills may be nearby.
Hearings to take place in every Wisconsin county on Monday, April 9.
New York’s trout season opens April 1. This may pose a problem because April 1 is also Easter Sunday. Nevertheless, there are bound to be those diehards who will find a way to get out on the water. Early-season anglers are likely to find streams running high, but they can improve their chance of success by fishing deep and slow. Where…
Cory Yarmuth (left) with a catch he decided to release and have replicated.As anglers we are all in search of those “trophy” fish. Some may deny it, but deep down, we all want to catch a fish that we can hang on the wall, remembering every last detail about that day and that catch. This brings up a great question…
A foot of new snow will make for some rough early season trout fishing in eastern Pennsylvania.
Politicians get behind the latest tentative plan to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
I at least hope for a calm day with no wind, even if the air is cold, so as to drift over the deep holes with a number of lure presentations.
Reproduction mounts offer an alternative to killing trophy fish.
New legislation threatens the Conservation Reserve Program, and the Northwest Sportshow means it’s time to honor Hall of Fame anglers plus the Outdoor News Person of the Year.
Pat and Bill van Camp of Big Catch on Niagara Street are calling it quits. Back in 1976, Bill and Pat van Camp moved to the Riverside section of Buffalo and decided to open a bait and tackle shop – Big Catch on Niagara Street. They had $500 and bought as much tackle as they could to get the business…
Many incredible anglers and people in the business of fishing deserve induction, but they may need you to nominate them.
Considering piscatorial uncertainties like … Can walleyes and other species learn? What are the most common angling mistakes? And what is “fishing history”?