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Deep-water crappies in the fall

By Angling Buzz Cooling water temperatures create chaos in the shallower water of lakes and reservoirs. Frigid rains and howling winds mix the surface layers, with the turbulence eventually reaching down to and disrupting the summer thermocline. Surface water temperatures plummeting from 65 F down to about 55 F indicate that the disruptive fall turnover process is in progress. During…

Jumbo perch: Why wait for ice-up to catch them?

(Photo by Tom Pink) Jumbo perch are popular ice-fishing targets in the winter, but anglers can have great success targeting these perch during fall. And the key to catching jumbo perch, rather than small perch, is … Tags: Angling Buzz, Perch, Yellow perch

Catnip: Top catfish-producing baits

Angling Buzz Catfish are one of the most popular fish species in the U.S. and can be found in many rivers, lakes, and reservoirs across the country. They fight hard, grow to large sizes, and are a great table fare. Channel cats, flatheads, and blue cats can be caught using a variety of different baits. Click here for a list…

Crappie craziness – in mid-summer?

In the Midwest, crappies are the king of the spring. But mid-summer crappies can be a lot more rewarding than one might think: Productive days during the summer months can often yield much higher catch rates than those in the spring. How so? For more, click here.   Categories: Feature Tags: Angling Buzz, Crappies, Fishing

Minnow bait management – video

As most anglers know, you can catch a ton of fish of all different species on minnow baits. Although casting is a great option, minnow profile lures can be incredible effective when trolled. In this video from Angling Buzz, check out these four tools that will allow you to increase the effectiveness of your presentation and help you catch more…

Spring walleyes: Key locations and strategies – video

The more you understand the seasonal movements of the fish you’re chasing, the more likely you’ll be able to stay on the bite. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Walleye Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Fishing, Walleyes

Handling big fish – video

Tony Sindt, a fisheries specialist with the Minnesota DNR, offers up a few tips for handling big fish like sturgeon, catfish, and muskie. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Fishing Tips, How To’s, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Angling Buzz