Revered in Iowa, the All-American bullhead provides fast summer fishing action and tasty fish-fry fodder in Farm Country USA.
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.
Modern kayaks and canoes have opened up a whole new world of smaller waters for savvy anglers in urban and rural areas alike.
Many incredible anglers and people in the business of fishing deserve induction, but they may need you to nominate them.
If today’s fishermen want trophy fish in the future, they need to embrace stricter slots and catch-and-release regulations.
Cancer claims a longtime friend, west metro angling guru, and confidant of the author.
Spending fewer hours in boats and kayaks, the author finds himself angling more from dry land.
Ice anglers have developed a love for tungsten tackle when panfishing or pursuing walleyes, but don’t expect this element to stop catching fish after the hard water disappears.
A familiar face around the state’s fishing and governor’s opener scene, “Fritzie” hailed from Sleepy Eye, Minn., and even marketed his own fishing lure.
Crappies, big pike, and evening walleyes highlight the hard-water action of early December across the ice belt.
In the ocean, everything’s trying to eat you, so saltwater fish battle hard. They usually taste pretty good, too.
I recently attended the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers conference at Sportsman’s Lodge on Lake of the Woods. Outdoor communicators from all over the country were on hand. While there, I delivered a cardboard box surrounding a tent awning to Susie Han from Honda so she could set it up for a break-out day. There were eight people nearby…
After reassessing a small forest on his summer property, the author commits to a multi-year land management strategy to help the critters.
When in doubt, relying on the fishing ways of Fresh Water Fishing Hall-of-Famer Gary Roach does the trick.
Outfitted properly with superline and a fluorocarbon leader, you can work your hard-water rods year-round for panfish, walleyes, and even northern pike.
Around the world and even within North America, you’ll find vastly different attitudes about piscatorial species like carp, muskies, bass, and northern pike.
In the end, they likely know a lot more about their fishery and will put you on more fish – if that’s what you’re after.
Weather can waylay the best-laid plans of hunters and anglers, but developing a backup plan makes for memorable days afield.
Find shallow bays with loads of vegetation on Gitche Gumee, and you’ll locate some of the largest northern pike in the Lower 48.
From small, relatively inaccessible metro lakes and rivers to pristine backcountry fisheries, a kayak can simplify and improve your fishing.
Walleyes, saugers, pike and bass – just for starters – highlight the incredible open-water fishing opportunities on this border water from March through May.
An ice fishing diversion produces a quick limit of fish for a Minnesota angler willing to make his own hard-water luck.
Taking a break from ice fishing in Minnesota, the author targets saltwater species like puffer and grouper with hook and line.
With Volume 50 underway in 2017, staff recall some classic stories and images from the Upper Midwest’s hunting and fishing scene since 1967
Men like Dave Genz and Denny Clark launched the technological advancements in hard-water equipment that sparked the popularity of modern, productive ice angling.
The Hall of Fame legend shared angling tips and secrets through books, seminars, tournaments, and endless promotion of the fishing industry.