When it comes to fishing with kids, any action is good action.
The steady action is great for introducing novices to the sport, but even experienced fly anglers can appreciate this unique approach to a time-tested fishing favorite.
It’s official weight on a certified scale was 21 pounds 7.2 ounces and was taken by Robert Vericella, of Bloomington. The previous record was 20 pounds, 0.32 ounces – caught at Lake of Egypt on June 20, 1993.
Tyler Lubbat and Dominic Domian pulled 13 pounds and 7 ounces of bass out of Carlyle Lake for the win.
Want to get youngsters hooked on fishing? Forget the sunfish and find some largemouth or smallmouth .
Walleyes may lose out to largemouth bass if lakes continue to get warmer
The IHSA announced the finals will be held June 14-15 on Carlyle Lake. That’s a Wednesday-Thursday event, as opposed to the traditional Friday-Saturday.
Arizona Fish and Game Department estimates it added 20,000 fish before Memorial Day and will continue the action in June.
Want to have some fun? Focus on northern Wisconsin smallmouths and leave the walleyes for another day
Big smallmouths are no longer limited to the known trophy waters of Green Bay or Chequamegon Bay.
This year’s sectional round was hit by rain, wind and high water – half of the 22 tournaments were postponed from the original date of May 5 to May 8.
Even pushing sectionals back two weeks doesn’t always prevent Illinois weather from interfering with bass fishing.
Trout season and Lower Peninsula inland walleye, northern pike and muskellunge open Saturday, April 29.
Wading is simple and gets back to the roots of fishing at its best. Very little tackle is needed to fish a river, and depending on your species of choice, you may end up catching more than what you bargained for.
Recognizing the interest in college angling — Illinois has more than a handful of college teams — Illinois Outdoor News will continue to follow the teams through the spring and into the summer.
The two are among 12 selected to the team from more than 380 applicants.
Feider to return to site of Bassmaster win, celebrate Minnesota bass opener with Gov. Mark Dayton, fishing legend Ron Schara
Celebrity trio will be on hand to further shine a light on the central Minnesota fishery as a world-class bass-fishing lake.
Top two teams in Costa Bassmaster High School Midwest Open both from Kickback High School in Kansas.
Efforts have resulted in good fishing for largemouth bass and redear sunfish at Nine Eagles, and good crappie and largemouth bass fishing at Slip Bluff.
Jordan Lee earned $300,000 and the most coveted trophy in the sport.
Crankbaits can be put into three different categories. The lipped short body, the lipped long body, and the lipless are the varieties that are the easiest to define.
A look back at bass tournaments gone by.
Although still waiting for IGFA confirmation, the fish bested the old record by more than a half-pound.
Like the Angler of the Year Championship on central Minnesota’s Lake Mille Lacs, Classic back in familiar digs on Lake Hartwell.
Also, results from last summer’s hooking mortality study to be released at upcoming Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee meeting.
Change will protect large fish and harvest opportunity, DNR says.
The Outdoor News “year in review” appeared in this week’s print edition, and here’s how staffers ranked the biggest outdoors stories from a year that brought us public lands battles and President Trump