The Lake Michigan stocking strategy was developed over more than two years with discussion and input from more than 500 anglers, business owners and other stakeholders.
For rare, native trout, “it’s like backing up your data. You store off-site what’s precious, and we’re confident that this is good for Apache trout conservation.”
This short film from The Element shows that good fishing doesn’t always have to be in remote or exotic locales. Some of the best is close to home.
Join Wisconsin Outdoor News’ Kristen Monroe as she fishes a bass kayak tournament and talks with those in the know on the subject. A word from the wise: With less range, kayak anglers have to make their decisions right off the bat.
In part 2 of this exclusive two-part tackle and technique blog, “T3” shares additional tips for this prime largemouth and smallmouth tactic.
Not using this fishing technique? Then expect America’s next top anglers to inquire: “Why aren’t you wacky-rigging?”
Video blog from Kristen Monroe offers up tips on where they can be found.
And a favorable forecast could make for a comfortable fishing opener after all.
The Lake Sarah experiment: Genetic research continues into southern Minnesota’s premier walleye fishery [video]
‘This could be the key to self-sustaining walleye fisheries throughout the southern part of the state.’
Though border-water angling has been underway for weeks, Minnesota’s fishing season starts Saturday, May 12, and walleyes and jigs go hand-in-hand.
Jarod Higginbotham, of Yakima Baits, shares some trolling tips for walleyes on Day 2 of a Green Bay fishing trip. Action on Day 2 was steady because of some of the changes Higginbotham made on the trolling rigs. We caught a few catfish, walleyes and sheepshead throughout the day. Then suddenly, during our last 10 minutes of fishing, we boated…
Because of too much ice, a Lake of the Woods pike tourney is pushed back a week, and because of flood waters, a pro walleye event is moved from Minnesota to a Wisconsin lake.
Lanesboro hatchery needs $5 million in repairs/improvements, agency says.
Kristen Monroe talks to Olivia Sheely about the scholarship Sheely landed for bass fishing to Bethel University in Tennessee.
Tips from bass fishing legend Roland Martin at the great American Outdoor show in Harrisburg, Pa.
When members of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers met at Lake of the Woods in far northwestern Minnesota in September, many of them caught lake sturgeon while fishing for walleyes, including Wisconsin Outdoor News’ Kristen Monroe, who was fishing them for the first time.
Keeping the boat primed for river fishing and other soft-water, winter angling opportunities [video]
Open water within driving distance? Then follow these tips for productive casting and functional, safe boating all winter long.
Trout Unlimited hopes “86,000 Miles of Streams” will raise awareness and encourage action in support of coldwater conservation amid ongoing natural resource developments.
Mike Hehner shows how he uses his Aqua-Vu to specifically target largemouth bass during the hard-water season.
Aqua-Vu underwater camera systems captures hungry walleyes hunting a minnow slow-trolled along the bottom.
Brian “Bro” Brosdahl demonstrates his technique for down-viewing with his Aqua-Vu HD underwater camera system. “Bro” also shows the features of Aqua-Vu’s HD system.
Custom Jigs & Spins of Coralville, Iowa, has introduced its new JaJe fly, which the company calls a tungsten fly with attitude. According to the company, the hackle is resilient and tied in to stay secure, even after dozens of catches. And its compact yet heavy, brightly-colored tungsten head keeps the super-sharp Japanese hook riding at a 30-degree angle for instant hook…
She learns the finer points of tossing ground bait while fishing for European bleak with “whip” rods.
Outdoor News’ Kristen Monroe and Tim Lesmeister talk Lake of the Woods during the Association of Great Lakes Outdoors Writers’ (AGLOW) conference, being held this week on the famed lake in northwestern Minnesota.
The Michigan DNR recently concluded a mark-and-recapture fisheries survey on Paint Creek in Oakland County to better understand the waterbody’s brown trout population. The DNR manages a portion of Paint Creek, downstream from Lake Orion, as a high-quality brown trout stream – as evidenced by its inclusion in the department’s Trout Trails online application. The recent survey, conducted late this summer, used…
While competing at the World Match Fishing Tournament in Hungary last month, Wisconsin Outdoor News’ Kristen Monroe mixed up a batch of bait each day, a concoction that included “jokers.” What are “jokers?” Check out the above video for more on that and the tournament.