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Professional Tournament Fish Care
Professional Tournament Fish Care
By Scott Stankowski
Posted August 4, 2015
With any fishing tournament during the summer months, locals are always concerned with the amount of pressure put on the fish. On a catch and release tournament where the fish are brought into a weigh in the anxiety increases. With the Bassmasters college national circuit rolling into town and fishing on the DuBay flowage those not in the know where quick to speculate, including me. Instead of rolling my eyes and making assumptions I dug deeper to find out what goes on behind the scenes to bring this exclusive article to you. I am going to take you from hook to live well, to weigh in a...
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Summertime, And The Fishin' Is Easy
Summertime, And The Fishin' Is Easy
By Ted Peck
Posted July 29, 2015
Channel cats are a wonderful fish for folks just realizing "endorphin" ends in "fin" in what can become a lifelong passion which knows no bounds. By following a few simple guidelines becoming proficient in catching the "whiskered walleye" can provide the confidence to graduate into catching more exo... read more
Pete Maina On Triggering Muskie Strikes: I Like The SOUND Of That
You might say the legendary muskie angler, Pete Maina, has been around the watery-block a time or two. Whether it's his former life of guiding hundreds of esox anglers a year, to currently writing books, appearing on television, and filling seminar halls- this long-haired boisterous angler not only... read more
Weedbed Bass
Weedbed Bass
By Dave Lorier
Posted July 9, 2015
Weedbeds offer shade, ambush points, and a smorgasboard of craws and panfish, making them one of the most reliable places to find bass. The most difficult task in fishing vast weedbeds for bass is to actually find the fish. Flipping is arguably the most effective way to catch bass in dense vegetat... read more
Hook, Line & Sinker:  The Technique of Choice
Hook, Line & Sinker: The Technique of Choice
By Dave Duwe
Posted July 6, 2015
Fishing is not always about the most expensive gear and tackle. Most of the time keeping it simple produces the most fish. Over the two decades that I have been guiding, I have chased the fishing trends trying to catch more and bigger fish. Out of all the products and methods I have fished, I hav... read more
Jig and Pig Walleye
Jig and Pig Walleye
By Jason Mitchell
Posted July 1, 2015
Note: This article was authored by Jim Cunningham who is a staff writer for Jason Mitchell Outdoors. Anglers often debate the merits of soft plastics versus live bait. When temptation is necessary to coax difficult walleye into biting, good live bait often trumps soft plastics but what many wal... read more
Do Your Homework before Exploring New Water
Do Your Homework before Exploring New Water
By Jerry Carlson
Posted June 24, 2015
Every summer I make an effort to explore a few new lakes to see if there are bodies of water I am not familiar with that need some attention. I also make a concerted effort to spend time looking for new fishing spots on my list of regulars. Either way, there is some research that is done before I ge... read more
Walleyes On The Rock
Walleyes On The Rock
By Dan Durbin
Posted June 19, 2015
The Rock River in Jefferson County gets a ton of pressure. It does so because it is one of the closest rivers to the metro-Milwaukee area that has a fishable population of walleye AND because it can be pretty darn good too. One guy that has been fishing the Rock since he was barely in his te... read more

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