Fall Fishing For Bluegill: 10 Tips You Need To Know

During the summer you can find an abundance of small bluegill in hot shallow water, but big bluegill seek cooler temperatures in deep water. When the weather turns cooler in the fall and water temperatures start dropping the big bluegill move briefly to the shallows again to feed. As the days grow shorter and water temperatures start plummeting bigger bluegill return …

Fall Fishing For Crappie: 10 Tips You Need To Know

Leaves turning colors and air temperatures dropping signal the start of the crappie fall feeding festival.  When autumn arrives, crappie snap out of their summer doldrums and gorge on baitfish in preparation for a long, cold winter. The fish migrate from their deep summer haunts to the dining areas of the shallow flats.  Here are 10 tips you need to know …

Trout Fishing Tips: 5 Things Any Angler Should Know

Trout are beautiful fish that live in scenic locations and are fun to catch. If you’re getting started in trout fishing, we’ve got five tips for your—a quick-start guide that will put you on the fast track to catching trout in small water. Tip 1: Find Stocked Trout Take advantage of stocked trout fisheries. In states where trout can survive, …

Wading For Smallmouth Bass In Small Rivers, Creeks, And Streams

Why America Loves Smallmouth Bass Pound for pound smallmouth bass are one of the hardest fighting freshwater fish, and that tenacity turns up when you tangle with smallmouth in shallow water. Smallmouth are native to rivers, lakes, and streams throughout the Midwest and have routinely been stocked to non-native ranges since the 1800s. The robust smallmouth was initially favored for …

The Easiest Ways To Catch More Bass Around Docks

Watch our guy Tyler Anderson showcase his approach to catching more bass around docks. From rod and reel breakdown to on the water explanations, Tyler will fill you in on the details that help him fill the boat with bass.Everyone knows that bass love to hang around boat docks, and the key to catching more dock dwelling bass is by …

Fluorocarbon Fishing Line: All You Need To Know About This Versatile Line

Fluorocarbon fishing line has a sticker price that steers a lot of novices to the bargain rack of monofilament line, but savvy anglers know the extra cost of fluorocarbon pays better dividends as a long-term investment.  Fluorocarbon line became the rage of bass fishing when anglers discovered its sensitivity and invisibility increased bites, especially on heavily fished waters. Japanese anglers …

No Net, No Problem! 5 Reasons Why Bass Anglers Don’t Need A Fishing Net

If you watch the professionals’ land bass during a tournament, you will notice something missing. Landing fish with a net is a common practice among many anglers. When the Bassmaster Tournament Trail initiated a no net rule several years ago, it started a new trend among bass anglers.  Smaller regional and local tournament circuits still allow nets and recreational anglers to use …