While continuing to prach his mantra that ice fishing is good all season, even “Tackle” Terry Tuma loves the siren’s call of December’s first ice
Not too early to begin thinking about winterizing your boat, plus fuel treatments tips for year-round
Where are some logical fall sunfish locations in the Midwest and Great Lakes region?
Making the case for creature plastics, jigs, and crankbaits when hunting the pike of autumn
Crankbaits, Texas rigs, and wacky rigs are your friend when pursuing largemouths in the autumn shallows
Big hooks, big baits are two keys in angling the thick walleyes of autumn
When water temperatures drop in the Midwest and Northeast, big crappies follow a clear pattern
Don’t let high boating traffic on Saturdays and Sundays keep you from chasing bass and walleyes this fall.
Fall fishing tips in north country start with the most important angling rule: versatility
All gamefish, especially bass, rely on their senses before striking, so tease them into snapping up your lure.
Follow a quieter fishing protocol in clear lakes, but generate some action and noise in more turbid waters
Maximize your bass’n odds by fishing key periods at key spots, then play around with more specific locations during midday.
Develop a pattern when fishing for bass, lunchers or otherwise
Find shallow areas with likely walleye habitat that other anglers aren’t working
Some fishing finesse will keep you on the water and halt the post-spawn blues
Mix up your spring walleye presentations by deploying the classic blade baits and cranks
Use three-way swivel-rigs as a dead-stick approach for two-line spring walleye waters.
The ever-popular jig consistently performs for spring walleye angling on big rivers.
As ice fishing wraps up, time to decipher spring river walleye locations
A little TLC for your waxes, mouses, and Eurolarvae will keep you fishing longer.
Maximize your jigging techniques during your hard-water fishing forays in March.
Sucker minnows the key to late season walleye fishing success.
I recently spoke with an angler who fished walleyes hard all summer.
Whether it’s on vertical jigging spoons or another jig, you can’t go wrong adding a minnow head.
There are tough-bite timeframes when you really need to coax a fish into biting. Your jigging action will make or break your success.
The beginning of another hard-water season looms is underway, and for me that means some of the year’s best fishing has arrived. Early ice provides some of the best hard-water fishing of the year, but to be successful, we’d better understand the mood of the fish for not just one, but all species of sportfish. Fish mood affects the size…