In part 2 of this exclusive two-part tackle and technique blog, “T3” shares additional tips for this prime largemouth and smallmouth tactic.
Fishing Tips by Terry Tuma
Not using this fishing technique? Then expect America’s next top anglers to inquire: “Why aren’t you wacky-rigging?”
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.
As winter retreats, guest speaker “Tackle” Terry Tuma talks river angling techniques with the youth of the Lakeville Fishing Club.
Considering piscatorial uncertainties like … Can walleyes and other species learn? What are the most common angling mistakes? And what is “fishing history”?
As northern pike and walleye season wraps up on Minnesota’s inland waters, the author turns his focus to some of the best fishing of the year: late-ice panfish.
Ice fishing during winter’s coldest days demands complete attention to detail to increase your hookset odds.
With best winter in years for ice fishing, forget the so-called mid-winter ice fishing blues and hit the ice now for heart-of-hard-water fishing.
With ice-fishing consumer sportshows in the rearview mirror, let’s tackle some excellent questions with answers that will improve your hard-water angling this winter.
Top tactics for bull bluegills and crappies as the first hard water of the season envelopes the American ice belt.
Keeping the boat primed for river fishing and other soft-water, winter angling opportunities [video]
Open water within driving distance? Then follow these tips for productive casting and functional, safe boating all winter long.
Don’t store the reels and long rods yet – fall angling opportunities for large fish still exist as October transitions into a cool early November.
Mid- to late-autumn bucketmouths and bronzebacks can run lunker-huge and produce some of the boat-fishing season’s most vigorous action.
Pre-rig your rods with multiple classic walleye setups for pursuing the trophy fish of early autumn.
As summer transitions into fall, consider your complete fishing repertoire to up your hook-setting odds with lunker largemouth or smallmouth.
A little sleuthing reveals where to find crappies from mid-summer to autumn open-water fishing periods.
In achieving fishing success with this important gamefish technique, start with your bait but consider all of your terminal tackle!
Minnesota’s inland waters walleye fishing season begins this Saturday, May 13. Follow T3’s advice for top walleye success this weekend and beyond.
Think stealth and quiet when working shallow or suspended crappies during the lengthening days of April and May.
Ice angling lessons to consider as another incredible hard-water season draws to a close.
With ice receding in parts of the region, many boats launching from docks are targeting late-winter, early-spring white and black crappies.
When negative biters crimp your angling style, switch up your tactics with this tool for multi-species hard-water success.
Don’t let the so-called ice fishing blues prevent you from landing walleyes and lunker panfish during the heart of the hard-water season.
By the mid-point of the hard-water season, top ice fishing sticks employ tips-ups for transitioning winter gamefish action.
Catching ice walleyes, pike, and panfish demands even more attention to sensory stimuli than you expend during the open-water fishing period
About This Blog
Born in Northfield, Minn., Terry Tuma is a 2013 Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame inductee and one of the most prolific outdoor communicators the Upper Midwest. At age 4, Tuma began joining his parents for outings on nearby lakes, sometimes when the water was open and just as often when the water was frozen. After high school and the Army, Tuma decided to get involved in outdoors communications related to fishing. More than 40 years ago, Tuma took a pro-staff position with a fishing tackle manufacturer and began producing seminars and radio. Twenty-seven years ago, he decided to take his part-time program and turn it into a full-time career and he went to work at Outdoor News.
Over 40-plus years, Tuma has conducted more than 4,000 seminars. He participates in radio segments for over 40 affiliates including Outdoor News Radio and FAN Outdoors. Tuma has been featured on many television shows and currently can be seen regularly on Minnesota Bound and Due North Outdoors. Tuma has also been featured in many major publications including Outdoor News, In-Fisherman, and North American Fisherman. Terry and his wife, Karen, have two grown sons who work in the outdoors industry, and three active grandsons.
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