Fishing Tips

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…

Where and how to fish spinners – video

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.

Tools for toothy critters – video

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.

Where to find summer walleyes – video

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.

Targeting walleyes in a bug hatch – video

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.

Shallow-water walleyes – video

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.

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…

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.

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