Join Wisconsin Outdoor News’ Kristen Monroe as she fishes a bass kayak tournament and talks with those in the know on the subject. A word from the wise: With less range, kayak anglers have to make their decisions right off the bat.
Mike Waterhouse of Albion, a former Lake Ontario charter captain and the sportfishing promotion person for Orleans County Tourism for many years, has finally come to his senses and retired. It’s been a long time coming for the 70-something workhorse who has long been an ambassador for the Lake Ontario sportfishery. It’s good that he can do this while he…
Spend a little time now checking and maintaining ice fishing equipment to avoid damage and the need for costly repairs or replacements!
Watching the national bass and walleye tournament fishing scene flourish has been extremely gratifying for the author, who is emceeing the inaugural Blackfish Classic in July.
While bass to the north of our state take a longer time to grow big, and some fish in southern states reach large size much faster, we here in the middle are pretty good at producing big bass rather quickly, too.
Not only will the trout benefit, but also the watershed in its entirety, including the anglers who call it home.
The walleye bite has been very good this year in the St. Clair River.
Minnesota’s new northern pike regulations are easy to follow and should improve Minnesota fisheries across multiple species.
Lose enough big bass, walleyes, or pike, and eventually everyone figures out how to coax their catch into a net.
In part 2 of this exclusive two-part tackle and technique blog, “T3” shares additional tips for this prime largemouth and smallmouth tactic.
A fine day of catching Mississippi River walleyes reminds the author to enjoy these heady days of June fishing.
Interactive map can be your guide to many pleasurable days astream.
Muskies in those lakes exhibit slow growth rates and above-average natural reproduction.
Revered in Iowa, the All-American bullhead provides fast summer fishing action and tasty fish-fry fodder in Farm Country USA.
Wisconsin-based charity provides healing experiences in the outdoors to combat-wounded vets and their families.
“I love it when a plan comes together!” It seemed like George Peppard Jr. would say that every week when “The A-Team” aired on NBC during the 1980s. And it was always some roundabout way that led to achieving whatever goal or objective needed to be obtained. May 10-13, the Confederation Internationale de la Pesche Sportive (CIPS) held its 39th annual…
Not using this fishing technique? Then expect America’s next top anglers to inquire: “Why aren’t you wacky-rigging?”
Tie on a float and hook and some live bait and enjoy the world around you.
Whether you’re fishing off a continental shelf for swordfish, swinging for river steelhead, or slip-bobbering for opener walleyes, always be ready to switch things up.
Video blog from Kristen Monroe offers up tips on where they can be found.
To put more fish in the boat this spring, use electronics and switch tactics until you identify a hot technique
The Led Zeppelin song, “Good Times, Bad Times,” was echoing in my head following a convoluted morning of mishaps and bungles. Sometimes you just have one of those days. Other days you can do no wrong. Sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you – metaphorically speaking, of course. We were participating in the 23rd annual Greater Niagara…
It was surprising just how many lakes still had ice in the first week of May, despite the warm-up. If you are one of those anglers who has been waiting for ice out to finally come at your favorite trout pond, you may finally be in luck. What has been one of the longest winters that many of us can remember,…
Though border-water angling has been underway for weeks, Minnesota’s fishing season starts Saturday, May 12, and walleyes and jigs go hand-in-hand.
I’ve just returned from my annual week-long trip to Tioga County to partake of the first week of spring gobbler season and pitch and lob various insect imitations into the waters of the Big Pine Creek for the big stream’s trout. The canyon, also known as the Pine Creek Gorge, is a 47-mile-long chasm that was formed over eons of…
Jarod Higginbotham, of Yakima Baits, shares some trolling tips for walleyes on Day 2 of a Green Bay fishing trip. Action on Day 2 was steady because of some of the changes Higginbotham made on the trolling rigs. We caught a few catfish, walleyes and sheepshead throughout the day. Then suddenly, during our last 10 minutes of fishing, we boated…