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Early Season Bassin’
Early Season Bassin’
By Mike Frisch
Posted May 1, 2016
Spring largemouth bass fishing is usually a shallow water affair as these fish are often in, and around, shallow water cover at this time. Pencil reed patches, boat docks, fallen trees, and any other shallow cover will often harbor largemouth bass as they go through their spawning ritual, and also roam the shallows looking for food. When chasing "largies" at this time, I often rely on two bait presentations. When shallow water largemouth bass are the target, I like to start my day using a presentation that fishes fast allowing me to cover water searching shallow cover. Obviously, I am ho...
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Catch What Wants To Get Caught
Catch What Wants To Get Caught
By Bob Jensen
Posted April 27, 2016
Another fishing season is here. Something you can do to catch more fish and enjoy your time on the water even more is to be flexible in your fishing goals. You'll catch more fish year 'round if you go after the species of fish that's most susceptible to getting caught when you're on the water. He... read more
Crappie time!
Crappie time!
By Mike Frisch
Posted April 11, 2016
Many Midwestern lakes are ice free, and for the anxious open-water angler that means its crappie time! These scrappy panfish take center stage for many anglers now because, as panfish, they are legal for the taking, while gamefish like walleyes and northern pike are still protected by some state's ... read more
April’s Sand-Bottom Saugers
April’s Sand-Bottom Saugers
By Ted Peck
Posted April 6, 2016
A lifetime of fishing the Mississippi River has taught me that the concept of "pre-fishing" is usually a waste of time. It makes perfect sense to begin a day on the water with a presentation that caught fish the day before. But if the rod doesn't bend in less than five minutes a substantial change i... read more
Ideas For Early Season Fishing Success
Ideas For Early Season Fishing Success
By Bob Jensen
Posted March 29, 2016
More and more, anglers are getting on and in the water. Some folks are fishing from boats, some are wading, and some are fishing from docks or shore. Some anglers are catching fish, some aren't catching too much. If you'll be fishing in the next couple of weeks, keep these fishing thoughts in min... read more
Dreaming of a Canadian Shore Lunch
Dreaming of a Canadian Shore Lunch
By Erin Rody
Posted March 16, 2016
The majority of visitors to Northwestern Ontario's Sunset Country come up here to enjoy the great fishing the area offers. There are literally tens of thousands of lakes and hundreds of resorts and lodges you can choose from. Whether you are fishing a larger lake or a small remote fly-in lake you'll... read more
Good Things are Coming to Lake Oahe
Good Things are Coming to Lake Oahe
By Dennis Foster
Posted March 8, 2016
Holding the distinction of the most well-known of the 6 mainstem reservoirs on the upper Missouri River; Lake Oahe is the gem of them all when it comes to opportunities for anglers. This huge Missouri River reservoir originates from the Oahe Dam near South Dakota's state capital of Pierre and conti... read more
The Magic of March
The Magic of March
By Bob Wilson
Posted March 1, 2016
Every year March and April brings many changes to the fishing world. It's that time of year when ice fishing is still hanging in there but open water is just around the corner. Winter starts to break and the weather slowly warms up. This causes a lot of things to happen. Waters start slowly warmi... read more

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