There’s nothing quite like that first cast with a new lure. Every crank of the reel handle creates anticipation as the bait hops, swims, or buzzes its way back to the boat. Below is a look at some new open-water lures that should earn a spot on your fishing roster for 2023.
March 29, 2023
How to get in on the walleye migration on the Mississippi River.
Upcoming outdoor-related events from across Minnesota published in the March 31, 2023 edition of Minnesota Outdoor News.
Members of Minnesota’s Senate Environment, Climate, and Legacy Committee last week debated spending millions on an Asian carp barrier on the Mississippi River, just days after the DNR reported the highest state capture to date of the invasive fish.
The committee meeting to discuss Senate File 2037, authored by Sen. John Hoffman, DFL-Champlin, March 23, offered many a chance to air grievances about what hasn’t been done to stop the advance of the destructive fish.
The coveted Ray Scott Bassmaster Classic trophy is heavily adorned with famous southern anglers, but the 2023 version now carries the name of a northerner – and a Canadian at that.
Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson not only gave fellow Classic contenders on the Tennessee River system a lesson in precision finesse fishing, but did it with the “moping” tactics he’s perfected through fishing northern smallmouth waters for decades. The Kenora, Ontario pro led wire-to-wire, just as he did on the same fishery during a Bassmaster Elite event held there in 2021.