The difference between an OK day on the ice and a great day on the ice is in the small details.
Three keys for early ice success.
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…
Spinners are a great presentation when targeting weed walleyes. Here’s the why and how.
(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
Chances are, if you’re a hardcore muskie head, you probably do a lot of tinkering with your baits. Try these four lure modifications to land more muskies.
When it comes to fishing for bass in weed cover, most anglers wouldn’t use crankbaits. The guys at Angling Buzz tell us why you need to use crankbaits in the weeds.
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…
Spinners are a great option for all types of fish including muskies, bass, northern pike, and panfish. But there is a lot more to fishing a spinner than just casting it out and reeling it in.
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
When targeting big fish like muskies and northern pike, it’s important to have the right tools for the job. These fish can get big, are very powerful, and have a tendency to be hooked deep. Oh, and they have big, sharp teeth – and lots of ’em.
As most anglers know, it can be a challenge to find summer walleyes. The issue is that, during the summer, the walleyes can be anywhere on the lake. Some may be in the weeds, some can be found on rocks, and some may be out in open water.
Don’t be afraid of these summertime bug hatches. Oftentimes, they will actually congregate fish in very specific areas, allowing you to target large numbers of walleye with razor sharp precision. Here’s how it’s done. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Feature, Fishing, Fishing, Minnesota Videos, Walleye Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Fishing, Walleyes
Most anglers don’t put the words walleyes and shallow together in the same sentence. But the reality is that, for a good portion of the year, big schools of walleyes can be found in some really shallow water.
Tips and tactics.
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…
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
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
Good news for anglers as access to many fish species becomes easier than any other time of the year, and it doesn’t take a big boat to get in on the action. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Minnesota Videos, News Tags: Angling Buzz, Fishing
How to know the difference between male and female bluegills – and why it’s important to know the difference. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Bluegills, Fishing, Panfish
Reading the “dead zone” on your flasher – and how you can use its information to catch more fish. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Ice fishing
It’s important to think about how you plan on using the house and figure out what you need to add to help you catch more fish.
So many anglers think about panfish rod lengths as what you prefer, but in reality, anglers should be thinking about rod length as a function of how they are going to be fishing, as indicated in this video from Angling Buzz. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz,…
When winter crappies are on the move, hole-hopping with a run-and-gun mentality is often the most effective way to catch them. This video from Angling Buzz shows how it’s done. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Crappies, Ice fishing
Dave Weitzel and Scott Mackenthun of the Minnesota DNR share what is needed to make a good bluegill lake.
Tips in this video from Angling Buzz on how to keep fish below the hole when fishing in a wheel house or flip-over shelter. The real key is to maximize your opportunities. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Ice fishing