Author recently leisured away an afternoon on his small homestead pond.
Stack all the variables in your favor. These include weather, equipment, bait, and a plan of where you are going to fish.
In north country, it’s time to focus on slab crappies.
Forty-eight years ago, Tim Holden of Pendleton was concentrating on a 90 miles per hour fastball against one of the league’s top pitchers for the Akron High School baseball squad. His Starpoint Spartans team was in an unusual position – trailing at the end of the game. His Spartans were undefeated and leading the league once again, a dominating position…
Spinner in the face forces a timeout for Pennsylvania angler.
The opening of trout season in this state is so unique and memorable that anglers will never allow its demise.
The true ambassadors for both Great Lakes are the charter captains.
The author’s fishing shack has been a very good spearing shack this winter.
The special day may well be responsible for a memory that moves that child as an adult to not only become a dedicated fisherman, but to also be one of those people who protect and enhance our waters.
Try very light spoons and an ultra-lite spinning outfit.
It’s time to look around our neighborhood with fresh eyes and hunt down those spots where we developed our love of the outdoors.
March and April in Missouri offer an early ice-out soft-water angling destination for Minnesotans and other north country residents.
We left the launch ramp at Sturgeon Point on Lake Erie as the orange glow began to ignite the eastern horizon. More boats were beginning to arrive at the launch, but we paid them no mind. I was fishing with Capt. Joe Fonzi of Thumbs Up Charters, and he assured me he had plenty of spots marked on his GPS…
The angling public should be better informed and have a say as to whether a Class A stream is removed from the stocking list.
It’s important to know what kind of rod best suits the fish you are targeting and your fishing style.
It turned out to be a fun day on the water and we did pick up some trout despite the cold water.
One minor slip-up while hitting the water can curse an entire day, unless – as the author learned – you bring along a secret weapon.
But is it cool even when no one is catching fish? Yes, it is … cool.
The state’s trout waters should be considered a blessed resource for all.
Stuck in the house for five days during the winter storm and its aftermath got me to thinking just how important it is to put your money where your mouth is and join organizations that promote our love of outdoor activities. I realize there are a myriad of such groups out there, and obviously most of us cannot afford to…
We all arrived at the Safe Harbor Marina launch ramp to meet up with Capt. Ned Librock with Catching Dreams Charters at 9 a.m. Not too early, but not too late. I came along to take some photos and help Ned with the fishing. Harrison Hazlett, 8, was companied by his mom Dayna of Olcott and Grandmother Diane Silvis of…
Time is quickly winding down for the Feb. 6 public comment deadline regarding a series of freshwater fishing regulation changes that could affect nearly every angler in this state.
Walleyes come in a variety of color phases ranging from blue, to green, to gold and even silver.
Last year, the spring started with some outstanding yellow perch fishing in April. A relatively mild winter allowed for less ice cover and the result was earlier survey work on the lake for the first time ever.
Some of these same tactics and techniques work in the spring, too, so keep this in mind when April and May roll around.
But we’ll be turning the corner on winter before you know it.