Watch A 120 Pound Prehistoric Fish Get Pulled Through The Ice

The Minnesota Lake Sturgeon record has been broken! Measuring in at 78 inches and weighing over 120 pounds, the new record Sturgeon is estimated to be over 100 years old. Darren Troseth and John Kimble were ice fishing on the St. Croix River near Bayport, MN targeting Sturgeon. The pair was fishing an area known for pumping out giant fish …

Boat Safety Tips: How To Safely Operate Your Vessel

Boat safety is not something often talked about but it’s an important topic that needs to be covered. High-powered outboard engines help anglers get to their spots faster than ever before but have drastically reduced their margin for error in boating traffic. Quick decisions must be made to avoid disaster when running a bass boat 70 to 80 mph. Increased boat …

Bass Fishing After The Rain: How To Target Post Frontal Bass

Bass fishing after the rain comes through can be tough so knowing a few helpful tips to will go a long way. A heavy dose of rain rejuvenates everything on land and water. Whether it’s the tomatoes withering in your backyard garden or bass languishing in stagnant backwaters, a downpour of H2O provides relief and sustenance for every living organism. …

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Spring Bass Fishing In Flooded Water

Spring bass fishing can be the best time of the year to catch a trophy. Many factors influence the ups and downs of bass fishing in the spring, including rising lake levels. By keying on a bass’ movements during this condition, you will increase your success rates and straighten out those chart lines on a higher plateau. What To Throw …

How To Use A Trolling Motor With A Foot Pedal

There are many cool gadgets on today’s fishing market. One of them being the trolling motor. Technology has come so far and enabled anglers to do things we never thought possible. However, with all this innovation can come confusion. If you do not know how to operate these advanced pieces of tech, what good are they? Never fear, our guide …

When You Should Be Fishing With A Barrel Swivel

Barrel swivels are certainly one of those topics in the fishing world that isn’t that glamorous but it can be very important. A swivel is a valuable (but relatively inexpensive) piece of terminal tackle that enables anglers to be more efficient on the water. This small piece of hardware can be the difference maker between a good and a bad …

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Don’t Fish In Miami Because Of The Poop In The Water

According to Newsweek, there is too much poop in parts of Miami’s waterways to swim or fish. Hilarious. I love Florida. Just last week they had a guy bring a grenade to a Taco Bell, and now they’re just dumping poo right into the water. The Miami-Dade County released a warning against swimming, fishing, or boating after a malfunction at …

How To Launch A Boat

How To Safely Launch A Boat In 5 Easy Steps

Learning how to launch a boat can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Seasoned anglers make this process look simple and fast, but only because they have gone through this process many times. With the proper mechanics and internal checklist, you too can launch a boat with ease and make trips to the access a seemingly mindless breeze. …

How To Fish A Rip Bait (Jerkbait)

Some anglers call it a rip bait. Some call it a jerkbait or a stickbait or a minnow bait. I mainly use a rip bait during the winter for lethargic suspending bass, but I am not ripping the bait as its name implies. Bass during this time want a slow-moving, easy meal so instead of ripping the bait with hard …

How To Select The Right Livebait For Panfish

Using live bait is about the closest anglers can come to guaranteeing they will catch panfish on any given day. Savvy anglers can tie on their favorite artificial fly or soft plastic drenched in the smelliest, oiliest fish scent and catch plenty of panfish, but the real deal produces more often than the imitations in most instances. Minnows, worms, crickets, and crayfish …