Shelters, clothing, rods, reels, tackle, and more. Time to prepare for the hard-water fishing season.
The rate at which your lure descends through the water column plays a major role in the efficiency of your fishing – over hard water or soft.
The turnover is a big change that especially affects deeper lakes, but remember that fish still need to eat!
Docks draw baitfish on sunny days; baitfish draw bass
Hit the water now to enjoy comfortable autumn fishing conditions and catch active walleyes.
Research lake and river maps, review your GPS, prepare your tackle, and explore the DNR and other pertinent websites, so you can hit the water ready to fish.
Learn how to set up your fishing electronics to become a more successful angler
From livewell to fillet table, properly handling freshwater gamefish can make or break your fish dinner.
Having the proper tools and tackle will help you become more efficient and effective when practicing catch and release this open-water season.
Monitor the small angling details to catch more fish during the post-spawn period of May and June
Fishing spinners is a very effective technique for trout fishing, if used properly.
Take the time now to properly store your ice gear to make it easier to prepare for next years hard-water season.
Youngsters naturally love to crank up fish. Keep it enjoyable and you’ll help build the next generation of anglers, plus a fishing buddy for life.
Catch more fish with the right bait or lure, then know how to identify the slightest of bites.
New model boats keep the best, update the rest
A common mistake some anglers make is thinking the world below the ice is static and that nothing changes.
Take proper care of batteries while fishing in cold weather to avoid costly replacement fees.
Doesn’t matter which species – walleye, pike, perch, crappies or bluegills – fish detecting unnatural odors will cost you bites this winter
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