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Outdoor News video: Grow your own shiitake mushrooms

In this Outdoor News video, Kathy Yerich, author of “Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest,” demonstrates – with help from Mike Hehner – the do-it-yourself process to creating shiitake mushroom logs. Categories: How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Mushrooming, Mushrooms

Angling Buzz video: Targeting spring walleyes

Why is spring walleye fishing awesome? Check out the Angling Buzz story here and video below for more. Categories: Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, News, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Walleye, Walleye Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Fishing, Walleyes

Great spring project for kids: Outdoor News Wood Duck Challenge [video]

Since 1989, the Wood Duck Challenge has been an Outdoor News institution that encourages youth under the age of 18 to construct and install a wood duck nesting box. For access to complete plans and instructions, check out this video. Categories: How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, Nature, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos, Wood…

Outdoor News video: Why should you have multiple rods for hole-hopping?

Having multiple ice fishing rods for late ice is always a good idea. Joel Nelson and Mike Hehner enjoy hole-hopping for late panfish and explain why they carry along multiple rods with a variety of jigs to mix it up. Categories: Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin…

Outdoor News video: Big lures for late-ice crappies

Crappies are more aggressive than you think. Michael Hehner is on the late Minnesota lakes showing the types of baits he uses on late ice crappies. Categories: Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Crappies, Ice fishing

SHOT Show 2020 optics [video]

Outdoor News ventured to Las Vegas for SHOT Show 2020. We stopped by Bushnell, TruGlo, Leupold, and many more booths to check out the latest and greatest in optics for 2020. Categories: Firearms, Firearms Videos, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Firearms, Optics, SHOT show

Outdoor News video: Top trends at the 2020 SHOT Show

Outdoor News shooting writer Ron Spomer shares some of the highlights he saw the hunting industry unveil at the recent Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Categories: Firearms, Firearms Videos, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: SHOT show

Thieving dolphins and mellow manatees: Open-water action off Florida’s Gulf Coast [video]

Tim Lesmeister finds that many of the same technological tools that freshwater anglers employ – like underwater cameras – improve his fishing success near Tampa Bay, Fla. Categories: Blog Content, Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Tim Lesmeister, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Fishing, Outdoor News, Tim Lesmeister

Outdoor News Video: ice fishing deep walleyes

Fishing guide Tony Roach shares with Outdoor News one of his best techniques for walleye fishing in cold, deep waters. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Walleye Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Ice fishing, Walleyes

Outdoor News video: ice fishing with set lines

There are many different ways to catch fish when going out ice fishing. Outdoor News’ Jason Revermann shares his favorite technique ice fishing while using set lines rather than other ways when you’re jumping from hole to hole. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos,…

Two simple tips for ice-fishing success [video]

Check out this Angling Buzz video for a few rock-solid tips for catching more (and bigger?) fish through the ice. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Ice fishing

Remembering Berkley Bedell [video]

Upon his recent passing, a tribute to Berkley Bedell, the founder of Berkley & Co., which eventually became Pure Fishing. A rich and impactful life that left a lasting imprint on the sport fishing industry and beyond. Categories: Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, News, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Berkley and Company, Berkley…

Outdoor News video: How to tell the difference between male, female ruffed grouse

Knowing the difference between a male and female ruffed grouse can be a little tricky to the naked eye. Michael Hehner sits down with Outdoor News and shows a couple of tricks that help him acknowledge the difference between the two birds. Categories: Hunting, Hunting News, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, Nature, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos,…

Mastering the art of rip-jigging for walleyes – from the master [video]

Al Lindner is arguably one of the best anglers alive at ripping jigs and plastics for walleyes. In this video from the folks at Angling Buzz, he explains what you need to know master the art of rip-jigging. Check it out below. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Fishing Tips, How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos,…

Angling Buzz: Cracking the fishing rod code [video]

Making sure you’re geared up with the right rod for the presentation can make a huge difference in how you perform on the water. The folks at Angling Buzz share a quick hack that can help less-experienced anglers find the perfect rod (length/power/action) for any technique. Check out the video below for more. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos,…

Angling Buzz: Choosing crankbait colors – day vs. night [video]

When it comes to crankbait colors, the difference between daytime and nighttime selections can be as different as, well, day and night. The folks at Angling Buzz explain. One tip: Be ready to have a plethora of colors on hand. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Fishing Tips, How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, News, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania…

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…

Angling Buzz: The great line debate – mono vs. fluoro vs. braid [video]

What’s the best fishing line? Monofilament? Fluorocarbon? Braided line? For beginners, this can be a daunting, confusing subject. Each line type has it’s own unique characteristics – floating/sinking, stretchiness, abrasion resistance, opacity, etc. Yes, there’s a lot to consider, and the folks at Angling Buzz tackle the subject in their most recent video. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos,…

Angling Buzz: catching and eating fish – and tackle and gear for the job [video]

As much as we promote catch-and-release, we also love to eat a few fish every now and then. Here’s a quick list of gear that will be helpful in your next “catch and cook,” with items ranging from retractable rulers and fillet knifes to the products required to actually get ’em in the boat. — Angling Buzz Categories: Fishing, Illinois Videos,…

‘That is what fishing is all about’ [video]

When you catch the fish of a lifetime but then your dad instincts kick in … Check out this heartfelt video – here posted by VTRND via ViralHog – of a father helping his young son catch the fish of a lifetime. It’s making the rounds on social media, with Facebook views, likes, shares and comments galore, including this one on…