Fishing

Northland Fishing Tackle acquires Bagley Bait Company

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Northland Fishing Tackle CEO Gregg Wollner has announces the acquisition of Bagley Bait Company. Bagley Bait Company will transition operations to Northland’s headquarters in Bemidji, Minn. Along with Bagley Bait Company, legendary lure designer Jarmo Rapala now joins the team at Northland. For more information about Northland Fishing Tackle, go to https://www.northlandtackle.com. To learn more about Bagley Bait Company,…

Fishing regs are in place for a reason, but who reads them? 

It happens every spring. The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) stocking trucks, filled with fish, head out to plant fish at designated locations around the state. Many people associate this activity with the April 1 opening day of trout for the inland streams and lakes, and they should. However, there is a disconnect, a lack of understanding with what…

Angling Buzz video: Targeting spring walleyes

Why is spring walleye fishing awesome? Check out the Angling Buzz story here and video below for more. Categories: Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, News, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Walleye, Walleye Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Fishing, Walleyes

Prominent Lake Erie commercial fishing operation charged with more than 20 wildlife violations

Investigators from the Division of Wildlife observed employees of Curtice, Ohio-based Szuch Fishery Inc. allegedly injure a “trophy-sized” muskellunge – like this one – that had been caught in their commercial fishing net in western Lake Erie. (Ohio DNR)The Ohio DNR has charged a prominent Lake Erie commercial fishing operation with more than 20 wildlife violations. For the complete story,…

Fish passage project could have ‘broad impact’ on Great Lakes

Walleye along with yellow perch, suckers and smallmouth bass could again swim the winding Boardman River beyond downtown Traverse City to forage for food or spawn in submerged vegetation, as they did more than a century ago.Walleye, yellow perch, suckers and smallmouth bass could again swim the winding Boardman River beyond downtown Traverse City to forage for food or spawn…

Ron Lindner among Bass Fishing Hall inductees

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors has announced the selection of five individuals who have made a substantial mark on the sport of bass fishing for induction into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. The Class of 2020, which will be inducted in ceremonies at Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium in…

Charter captains to the rescue

It was Sunday, March 22, when charter captains and guides were hit with a “PAUSE” order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, declaring that they were deemed “non-essential.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Charter captains are the ambassadors for our Great Lakes fisheries here in New York. For many non-resident anglers coming into this…