Find fish with less effort by sonar reading through the ice rather than drilling more holes.
When early hard water arrives, attract fish first, then determine what lure triggers bites. And don’t be afraid to start big and work down.
Whether it’s live fatheads or frozen shiners, hooking your minnows the right way produces more strikes from walleyes, perch, crappies, and pike alike.
Tips on how to use jigging minnow baits to catch walleyes in autumn.
Muskie fishermen who practice figure eights after every cast know the maneuver will increase their catches by around 25 percent each season
Anglers love to follow cliches. Many of these cliches get taken as truths and get repeated until nobody ever questions what them
If there’s one absolute about how water temperatures affect salmon movement in the Great Lakes, it’s that there is absolutely no magic formula for homing in on the hottest bite.
Top presentations for spring bass
Properly employing digital age components will help you catch more fish
Details often can make or break a summer fishing trip.
What lies beneath and up top for this fishing season
The largest member of the perch family, Sander vitreus, has a dedicated angling following throughout most of the eastern United States and Canada
I hear from anglers who assume that crankbaits only work in warm temperatures. Not true! Crankbaits will work opening weekend and all the way through summer, trolling or casting. Most people troll crankbaits, but in a rip-rap area or other structure, there’s nothing wrong with experimenting with some crankbait casting. When trolling cranks, you have three choices: long-line, use lead-core, or…
Warming water lures fish to shallows; online video details best angling techniques
I believe spring 2012 is setting up for great live-bait rigging conditions. We’re in for a good leech bite if it gets a little warmer in the days leading up to opener. I keep the snells for my live bait rig averaging about 5 feet – longer when I’m in a finesse mode, say 8 to 10 feet. I stick…
I love using jigs but too many anglers aren’t fishing them correctly. Just starters, understand that you won’t always feel the thump of a walleye when it strikes a jig. Guys expect that sure bite or hit. Many times you don’t feel it. So often you drop the jig down and it stops. Maybe you’ll just feel some extra weight….
Before heading out for early season walleyes, you must find a lake with walleyes. That sounds obvious, but you can’t catch a fish that doesn’t exist!
Just like fuel for your car, pickup or motor home, boat fuel costs are climbing.