Fishing

Angling Buzz: Choosing crankbait colors – day vs. night [video]

When it comes to crankbait colors, the difference between daytime and nighttime selections can be as different as, well, day and night. The folks at Angling Buzz explain. One tip: Be ready to have a plethora of colors on hand. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Fishing Tips, How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, News, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania…

Erie’s Ohio ‘eyes bountiful, too, and the fishing is on fire

While local populations off New York’s shoreline have been increasing, the real kicker to our walleye population numbers is the migrating schools of fish that show up every year from the Western Basin of the lake. As many as 10 percent of the lake’s Western Basin walleye will take a trip from Ohio to the western reaches of the lake – as far as Buffalo.

Angling Buzz: How long should you fish one spot? [video]

There’s no way around it – our minds spin in circles when the fish aren’t snapping. Are the fish gone? Should I change baits? Do I need to fish slower? Should I change spots? There’s a lot of factors at play, which can make the decision a whole lot tougher. In this video, Joel Nelson and Angling Buzz share a…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Aug. 2, 2019

Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Fishermen are catching saugeyes and channel catfish in mid-level waters using crankbaits. The catfish have been of the small variety, but the saugeyes have ranged up to a respectable 17 inches. Anglers are employing a semi-fast retrieve on the baits to trigger a strike. Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) – Anglers…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Aug. 2, 2019

Boaters born after Jan. 1, 1982, are reminded that it is mandatory to have a Boating Safety Education Certificate on board when operating any motorboat with greater than 25 horsepower. Personal watercraft operators of any age are also required to have their Boating Safety Education Certificate on board.  Properly-fitted U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jackets are mandatory for every person on…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Aug. 2, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair Lake St. Clair had decent smallmouth action along the mile roads and near the mouth of the South Channel. Largemouth bass, white bass, rock bass and pike have also been caught. Walleyes were still hitting in the shipping channel. Muskie anglers have not had much luck.  Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Lake Orion Bass fishing…

Illinois Fishing & Hunting Report – July 26, 2019

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Chain: Bluegills were good in shallow water. Crappies were good on minnows and light jigs in channels. Northern pike were hitting spinnerbaits and spoons. Catfish are biting nightcrawlers or fatheads. Muskies were very good, hitting on spinners. White bass were fair in…