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,…
Bigger baits will help trigger bites among the largest and most active ’gills of late summer or early fall
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.
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.
When retrieve speeds, color, flash, movement, rattles and other tricks fail, try increasing the size of your lures.
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:…
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.
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.”
There are definitely times when fish demand an increase in vibration and flash. But just the opposite can be the attractor, so bring an assortment of colors.
Braided fishing line and a tube of super glue top the list of materials needed to replace a broken line guide on your fishing rod. (Photo by Mike Schoonveld) I use the winter months as a time to sort, inspect and maintain the rods, reels and other gear I use and abuse spring, summer and fall. This way, I have…
There’s been a hot bite but when you finally hit the ice, the weather changes and the action tanks. Pay attention to tiny details, and you’ll salvage your trip by tricking a few fish into biting.
Seeing is believing when viewing the subterranean world through the hard water.
Species- and technique-specific rods can give you a real advantage out on the ice.
As the heart of hard water arrives across the great North American ice belt, “T3” answers your questions to help improve your angling skills this cold-weather season.
Top anglers match spoon design for different phases of winter and the moods of walleyes.