Few people knew the secret spots and understood the nuances of thriving in boundary waters border country like Bill Slaughter.
In north country, it’s time to focus on slab crappies.
March and April in Missouri offer an early ice-out soft-water angling destination for Minnesotans and other north country residents.
One minor slip-up while hitting the water can curse an entire day, unless – as the author learned – you bring along a secret weapon.
The author wonders, after years of preaching the benefits of multi-use outdoors recreation (and everyone taking his advice), how our resources can handle the added pressure.
Answers from criminals to a survey might influence your decision to carry a firearm for personal protection.
From ice auger purchases to makeshift, icy livewells, what 2021 has taught the author.
Some great lessons from deer hunting camp 2021.
With bear populations expanding across the country, encounters with humans and their “tasty” equipment become more frequent.
Can’t just pick one? The author has several categories where he recommends his picks for the top fishermen ever.
A few top outdoor products that emerged from the recent Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writer’s Conference.
Keep your lures in ‘the zone’ when cruising for Lake Superior lake trout.
Plan now for you fall hunting needs, because ammo again has been in short supply on many gun shop shelves.
A guided trip for halibut in Alaska is only as fun as the crew can make it. Jason and Tim Lesmeister had a phenomenal crew on a recent trip with Puffin Fishing Charters. On the left is Megan Schrantz and on the right is Maria Yungbauer, and both Tim and Jason will admit the fish they caught were directly related…
Think back to those nostalgic days of the mid-1980s: “Trolling, trolling, trolling … walleye!”
Deploy these ever-improving devices to quickly skip a step with your fishing electronics.
A change of luck in Florida’s saltwater.
Modern security concerns aside, having an all-American pocket knife readily available is the sign of a handy man.
Testing inflatable kayaks in Florida, the author believes the popular watercraft have entered a whole new realm in 2021.
Remembering some of the incredible early days of the angling tournament scene and a conversation with Ron Lindner.
Human catalysts among us, like the recently deceased co-founder of In-Fisherman, have changed the world of outdoor recreation.
For years, anglers applied sunscreen, then stressed about its odors contaminating lures. Modern apparel eliminates those issues and protects your skin.
Use all the tools at your disposal, locate new hot-spots, and above all, be on the ice.
Timing is everything, so get out early … or late, depending on which species you’re pursuing in the autumn.
The best thing about smallmouth bass? Everything works: crankbaits, jigging spoons, plastic worms, twister tails, spinnerbaits, even slip-bobbers and hair jigs.
Employing an underwater camera will make your angling more efficient in your quest to decipher what’s happening underneath the surface.