Tips

No carp jokes, please – smoked copi dip is a holiday treat

(Bill Key)We’ve been eating invasive carp for a long time at our house. It’s all part of being a river rat and not letting anything go to waste. Consequently, long before DNR launched its rebranding and marketing of invasive carp as Copi, it was a staple in our house. Smoked carp dip is one dish that has always been a…

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…

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…

Spring walleyes: Key locations and strategies – video

The more you understand the seasonal movements of the fish you’re chasing, the more likely you’ll be able to stay on the bite. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Walleye Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Fishing, Walleyes

Handling big fish – video

Tony Sindt, a fisheries specialist with the Minnesota DNR, offers up a few tips for handling big fish like sturgeon, catfish, and muskie. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Fishing Tips, How To’s, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Angling Buzz