Spring is a great time to target white or black crappies as they transition into shallow water around the weed lines.
Combine stealth, a low profile, available structure, and a variety of live bait to locate snapping perch, crappies, and walleyes during the early open-water angling season.
Don’t just fish memories when locating fish; use your electronics and search according to lake and weather conditions.
Border waters provide some the first opportunities to launch a boat and work the schools of pre-spawn walleyes and saugers.
Tournament anglers who win regularly and recreational fishermen who fill the live-well monitor the “little things.”
There are definitely times when fish demand an increase in vibration and flash. But just the opposite can be the attractor, so bring an assortment of colors.
I use the winter months as a time to sort, inspect and maintain the rods, reels and other gear I use and abuse spring, summer and fall. This way, I have everything ready when the water softens in the spring.…
There’s been a hot bite but when you finally hit the ice, the weather changes and the action tanks. Pay attention to tiny details, and you’ll salvage your trip by tricking a few fish into biting.
Seeing is believing when viewing the subterranean world through the hard water.
Species- and technique-specific rods can give you a real advantage out on the ice.
As the heart of hard water arrives across the great North American ice belt, “T3” answers your questions to help improve your angling skills this cold-weather season.
Top anglers match spoon design for different phases of winter and the moods of walleyes.
Use electronics to scan steep breaks to locate baitfish and predators, then make sure to follow them as they switch depths during changing light conditions.
With water temps dropping, crappies are munching on minnows. Use your electronics to locate schools of suspended slabs, then find what triggers bites.
North country lakes will begin experiencing turnover in coming weeks, but you still can enjoy quality fall angling before, during, and after this annual period.
Put away the bobbers and use your electronics to locate the big bluegills of late summer
Inaugural event on Lake Minnetonka attracts 68 teams employing drop-shots, swim jigs, jig worms, chatter baits and other lures for big largemouths.
Consider these gear and equipment essentials to develop more enjoyable angling time on the water for youngsters.
An immediate, aggressive approach to fishing can produce more action quickly during a hot bite of mid-summer.
Experiencing slower fishing action in this July heat? Then move your boat into the current and find some active biters.
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