She learns the finer points of tossing ground bait while fishing for European bleak with “whip” rods.
A revealing day on the water with professional bass fishermen.
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. Categories: Blog Content, Fishing, Fishing, News, Wisconsin – Kristen Monroe, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Fishing, Kristen…
The fall bite for northern pike, largemouth bass, and other species just might improve when the water temperatures peak in the afternoon.
Pre-rig your rods with multiple classic walleye setups for pursuing the trophy fish of early autumn.
For more success when ice appears this fall, test your sonar, GPS, and other ice fishing gadgets now – during the off season.
There are many times that downsizing your offering is just the ticket to put more fish in the boat.
Put a little thought into it by working the colors of the spectrum and going from one extreme to the other, working back and forth between light and dark until you connect on the color the fish want.
Just because the air temp has dropped and the water is cold doesn’t mean that you have to hang up the waders and the spinning rods.
When in doubt, relying on the fishing ways of Fresh Water Fishing Hall-of-Famer Gary Roach does the trick.
As summer transitions into fall, consider your complete fishing repertoire to up your hook-setting odds with lunker largemouth or smallmouth.
When it comes to finding late-summer bronzebacks, think rocky structure, vary your lures, and prepare to cover some water.
Outfitted properly with superline and a fluorocarbon leader, you can work your hard-water rods year-round for panfish, walleyes, and even northern pike.
Versatile fishing methods will entertain you by putting more fish in the boat and help you determine what the next bite will produce.
A little sleuthing reveals where to find crappies from mid-summer to autumn open-water fishing periods.
Tapping into the hot walleye bite with three-way rigs.
Yakima Bait’s Jarod Higginbotham talks about trolling speed and visibility.
Kristen Monroe talks about balancing floats with the proper sinker weight to achieve ‘neutral buoyancy.’
Use electronics to locate panfish in deeper water during the warmer months of July and August.
The steady action is great for introducing novices to the sport, but even experienced fly anglers can appreciate this unique approach to a time-tested fishing favorite.
Weather can waylay the best-laid plans of hunters and anglers, but developing a backup plan makes for memorable days afield.
Kristen Monroe talks equipment as she preps for international match fishing tournament in Hungary in August (video)
Time is just as important as catching fish during international match tournaments.
In achieving fishing success with this important gamefish technique, start with your bait but consider all of your terminal tackle!
Troll spinner rigs farther away from the boat to hook more walleyes when fishing in clear, shallow water.
Find shallow bays with loads of vegetation on Gitche Gumee, and you’ll locate some of the largest northern pike in the Lower 48.
Want to have some fun? Focus on northern Wisconsin smallmouths and leave the walleyes for another day
Big smallmouths are no longer limited to the known trophy waters of Green Bay or Chequamegon Bay.