Every day on the lake will be different, but following a simple strategy can boost your ice fishing odds for success.
Unfilled tag? Cold weather whitetails by stick-and-string pose one of hunting’s greatest but most satisfying North Country challenges.
Use your electronics to identify fruitless water and then locate active fish.
During the open water angling season, you can achieve longer casts with these tips from “Tackle” Terry Tuma.
We’re in the heart – and heat – of summer and most of us are enjoying a variety of outdoor activities. However, people who are active outdoors during the summer face a dilemma when it comes to insects and insect repellents.
By all accounts, white-tailed bucks should be moving in the daylight during the summer, but some still seem to be night owls.
Duct tape really works
Hunters and fishermen love maple sugaring
The idea of consistently putting panfish on the ice with soft plastics has become more than just an experiment.
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.
I don’t remember when I successfully called in my first flock of ducks, but I do remember when I first started to learn how to blow a call.
Reaping the greatest benefit from your wooded land or other rural property requires employing good stewardship practices
Having the proper tools and tackle will help you become more efficient and effective when practicing catch and release this open-water season.
Sweat matted hair and a soaked hat, the silence of the woods only broken by the buzzing of flies signals the frustrations of the latter part of turkey season for so many
Monitor the small angling details to catch more fish during the post-spawn period of May and June
I recently had the privilege to attend a lecture on the science of catch and release by Dr. Steven J. Cooke, who is an associate professor and Canada Research Chair of Environmental Science and Biology at Carleton University
With another open-water fishing season approaching, it’s time to think about getting the boat out of storage and begin the process of prepping it for another year.
Take the time now to properly store your ice gear to make it easier to prepare for next years hard-water season.
Catch more fish with the right bait or lure, then know how to identify the slightest of bites.
Walleyes, bluegills, crappies, and pike face similar constraints as the mid-ice season of February unfolds
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
If you’ve got a bone-headed antler-retriever, the time to run through a few drills is now
Whether it’s live fatheads or frozen shiners, hooking your minnows the right way produces more strikes from walleyes, perch, crappies, and pike alike.
When you do your own butchering, you know that the meat has been handled with care, and you get the cuts you prefer.