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.
A Minnesota DNR expert shows how to master six essential knots for fishing, boating, hunting, and camping.
We all love sunrise fly-down, but the best hunting hours to call in a boss gobbler often occur with the sun high in the sky.
Employing a simply trail-cam strategy can improve planning for your first spring gobbler hunt.
With turkey opener just a few weeks away, start studying the habits of gobblers in your hunting area right now.
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.”
Plan out your winter brushpile forays, or your bunny hunting will be a bust.
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.
Just when you're ready to relegate one to a stash of calls in your camo bag, you connect with the right striker and you’re ready to put it in your vest for future action.
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.
An elk or mule deer hunt in the Rocky Mountains or High Plains can take years of planning, so start now.
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
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