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,…
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…
That graphite fishing rod you’re using? It’s probably not graphite.
With a little work you can create a sweet hunting hut.
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.
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,…
Spinner rigs are very versatile for covering various depths of water and locating actively feeding walleyes.
If you work on steadiness a little bit every day, you should end up with a dog that has solid manners in the duck blind, the CRP fields, or simply in your living room when guests visit.
When retrieve speeds, color, flash, movement, rattles and other tricks fail, try increasing the size of your lures.
Devote time right now to considering how you’ll keep your retriever in shape during the summer.
Topwater muskie fishing can provide some of the most exciting moments in freshwater fishing. Problem is, most folks don’t understand just how many applications there are for topwater fishing, including finesse situations and when the water is very cold. Check out this video from Angling Buzz that will get your heart racing. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, How To’s, Minnesota Videos, News Tags:…
(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)Careful planning is essential to creating a successful pollinator garden. Follow these easy steps to make sure you have everything covered before you make your investment. Choosing your location While flowering plants can grow in both shady and sunny locations, consider your audience. Butterflies and other pollinators like to bask in the sun and some of…
What’s a good fishing knot? That’s simple. If you tie a hook on the end of a fishing line with a simple or perhaps a complicated series of twists, turns, loops and laps; hang a worm on the hook; catch a fish with it and the knot holds tight and the line doesn’t snap at the hook, it’s a good…
As May transitions to June, the top walleye bite of the year has arrived. Marking fish and walleyes aren’t responding? The onus is on you to mix it up.
Spring is a great time to target white or black crappies as they transition into shallow water around the weed lines.
Combine stealth, a low profile, available structure, and a variety of live bait to locate snapping perch, crappies, and walleyes during the early open-water angling season.
Don’t just fish memories when locating fish; use your electronics and search according to lake and weather conditions.
A Minnesota DNR expert shows how to master six essential knots for fishing, boating, hunting, and camping.
We all love sunrise fly-down, but the best hunting hours to call in a boss gobbler often occur with the sun high in the sky.
Employing a simply trail-cam strategy can improve planning for your first spring gobbler hunt.
With turkey opener just a few weeks away, start studying the habits of gobblers in your hunting area right now.
Border waters provide some the first opportunities to launch a boat and work the schools of pre-spawn walleyes and saugers.
Tournament anglers who win regularly and recreational fishermen who fill the live-well monitor the “little things.”
A smart hunting blind strategy can help you score a big tom or respectable jake this gobbler hunting season.