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Clean Water Act at 50: environmental gains, challenges unmet

The Clean Water Act established ambitious goals: making the nation’s waters “fishable and swimmable” and restoring their integrity. (National Park Service)Lifelong Cleveland resident Steve Gove recalls when the Cuyahoga River symbolized shame – fetid, lifeless, notorious for catching fire when sparks from overhead rail cars ignited the oil-slicked surface. “It was pretty grungy,” said the 73-year-old, a canoeist in his…

Deep-water crappies in the fall

By Angling Buzz Cooling water temperatures create chaos in the shallower water of lakes and reservoirs. Frigid rains and howling winds mix the surface layers, with the turbulence eventually reaching down to and disrupting the summer thermocline. Surface water temperatures plummeting from 65 F down to about 55 F indicate that the disruptive fall turnover process is in progress. During…

Overcoming life-changing events while claiming Angler of the Year title: How Palaniuk did it

After one of the most memorable seasons in his career, Humminbird and Minn Kota Pro Brandon Palaniuk earned his second career Bassmaster Elite Series Angler of the Year title after wrapping up a dominant season that included him and his wife, Tiffany Palaniuk, becoming parents amidst the hectic tournament schedule. “This one isn’t going to settle in for a little…

Catnip: Top catfish-producing baits

Angling Buzz Catfish are one of the most popular fish species in the U.S. and can be found in many rivers, lakes, and reservoirs across the country. They fight hard, grow to large sizes, and are a great table fare. Channel cats, flatheads, and blue cats can be caught using a variety of different baits. Click here for a list…

Crappie craziness – in mid-summer?

In the Midwest, crappies are the king of the spring. But mid-summer crappies can be a lot more rewarding than one might think: Productive days during the summer months can often yield much higher catch rates than those in the spring. How so? For more, click here.   Categories: Feature Tags: Angling Buzz, Crappies, Fishing

Minnow bait management – video

As most anglers know, you can catch a ton of fish of all different species on minnow baits. Although casting is a great option, minnow profile lures can be incredible effective when trolled. In this video from Angling Buzz, check out these four tools that will allow you to increase the effectiveness of your presentation and help you catch more…

Angling Buzz: How long should you fish one spot? [video]

There’s no way around it – our minds spin in circles when the fish aren’t snapping. Are the fish gone? Should I change baits? Do I need to fish slower? Should I change spots? There’s a lot of factors at play, which can make the decision a whole lot tougher. In this video, Joel Nelson and Angling Buzz share a…