A group of childhood friends in Lake Orion gathers each year for a fun-filled day of fishing, food and friendship.
That graphite fishing rod you’re using? It’s probably not graphite.
Blogger lands nice smallmouth on 3-D printed lure, demonstrates innovative learning in Pennsylvania.
Blogger finds solitude and excellent trout fishing.
While local populations off New York’s shoreline have been increasing, the real kicker to our walleye population numbers is the migrating schools of fish that show up every year from the Western Basin of the lake. As many as 10 percent of the lake’s Western Basin walleye will take a trip from Ohio to the western reaches of the lake – as far as Buffalo.
Although the author didn’t boat the big fish, he can finally say he got to tangle with one.
Shore-based anglers could be short-changed by increase in number of rods.
It’s not hard to figure out why competitive kayak bass angling is catching on. First, anyone with a kayak and fishing rods can join in.
More technique-specific than ever, these narrow watercraft offer precision angling opportunities for multiple species.
Topwaters are great fun, but when smallies aren’t looking up, try these bass’n tactics.
A Mississippi River mayfly hatch hindered the bass bite for the author, but he eventually discovered a way to grip some bronzeback lip.
Feds need to continue to fund the war on Great Lakes lamprey.
The proposed change is being lauded by some Lake Erie charter captains and anglers.
Behind-the-scenes fishing contest helps dispel some of the myths surrounding the big lake this high-water season.
Spinner rigs are very versatile for covering various depths of water and locating actively feeding walleyes.
Earlier this spring we talked about simple worm fishing for trout as a time-honored tactic. Quite often, I take the same approach to summer bass fishing. Only this time the worm is fake. Just like real worms have landed so many trout and .30-30 Winchester rifle has taken many bucks, the simple tactic of rubber worm fishing has likely brought…
When retrieve speeds, color, flash, movement, rattles and other tricks fail, try increasing the size of your lures.
Visit to a pay-to-fish facility in Texas on Father’s Day boosts the author’s appreciation for the lakes and rivers that citizens in the northern United States can fish for free.
Hang in the hammock over the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend and read one of these six freshwater fishing classics.
Common sense and current scientific studies demonstrate that there is no place for fly-fishing-only or artificials-only regulations.
One of the best things about being an outdoor writer is that you have an opportunity to fish with a wide variety of angling professionals, be it of the charter captain or guide variety or people who could be captains or guides but won’t or can’t for several reasons. Seeing how they approach any given situation is an educational lesson…
In the weeks ahead trout action will likely start to dwindle as the weather warms and trout anglers back off pursuing their favorite fish. At the same time, bass fishing will intensify. But for now, at least in this part of New York, an angler can have the best of both worlds.
With all the new-fangled mock bass attractants being marketed today, plus an uncountable number of lures constructed in vast varieties, live baits have taken a back seat.
Even on a relatively average day on Lake St. Clair, the smallmouth bass fishing can be very good.
Bowfin an overlooked fish to target.
Event held on Clarks Creek in Dauphin County.