Mondo Mahi Mahi Mutilates Maryland Record

*Image and original story found on wrde.com* In 1985, there was U2 and Blondie, and music still on MTV… and also the existing Mahi Mahi record in Maryland was caught. But, this week that record was smashed, and we now have a new victor in the Old Line State.  A Cambridge man named Jeff Wright caught a massive 72.8 pounder …

Shark Yeets Out of Water and Snags Boy’s Fish

Nothing hits your nostalgia hole quite like memories of a father-son fishing trip. But for this lucky dude, his father-son memories will include a once-in-a-lifetime moment with the coveted Great White Shark. Doug Nelson told ABC News that he brought his son on a group fishing trip off of Cape Cod Bay. They were excited when his son finally hooked …

How To Fish A Deep Crankbait For Summer Studs

Summer becomes vacation time for the novice angler, but for some serious bass anglers, it’s a time to go to work. While many of us get away from work to enjoy the relaxing side of fishing, a handful of competitive anglers take an endurance test of deep cranking for summertime bass. This effective technique requires a few special angling skills, …

4 Buzz Bait Hacks You Need To Try

Everyone loves a good topwater bite. What isn’t to like? Bone chilling strikes that you can see happen. Topwater lures are an adrenaline junkies dream. Perhaps one of the most popular types of topwater lures is the buzzbait. This racket-producing concoction of metal, wire, and lead has been a go-to for anglers for decades. However, there are a few things …

White Crappie vs Black Crappie: How To Tell The Difference

In Florida, they call the fish a “speck.” Louisiana anglers call the same fish a sac-a-lait. Some Southern anglers pronounce crappie as “crappy” and Northern and Midwestern fishermen pronounce the same fish as “croppie.” No matter how you pronounce crappie, its genus name is Pomoxis and the two recognized species of this genus are the white crappie and the black …

Should You Be Targeting Spawning Panfish?

Panfish (primarily sunfish, crappie, and perch) are some of America’s favorite fish to catch because they are eager and willing to bite and plentiful in most fisheries across the country. Perhaps the most fun time of the year to target panfish is in the spring. At this time, the fish are in the shallows and looking to feed before and …

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Where Do Anglers Poop While Fishing On Their Boat?

A recent conversation with my 6 year-old nephew led me to a good fishing blog topic. When I told him I was out on the boat all day. His curious response was, “Where did you poop that day?” Being a seasoned angler, I pooped at the McDonalds near the boat launch after my coffee, sausage mcgriddle, and 3 hash browns …

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2 Brother’s Love Of Fishing Helps Get Them Through Hard Times

Trout fishing trips to The McCloud River was something Paul & George enjoyed before trips to the hospital. It got them through tough nights spent in a hospital bed. And it’s something they’ll share for the rest of their lives. Anyone who’s ever bonded with family or friends over the outdoors should take 7 minutes to watch this video. Then …

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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 …

The Best Bass Tournament Lakes To Fish In 2019

The Best bass lakes are often times measured by tournament results. B.A.S.S. and FLW tournament both had outstanding showings last season throughout the country with monstrous bags of bass continually brought to the scales last year. Looking at professional, college and even local tournament results can give you a good indicator of where you should be fishing. Here’s a recap …

Every State Walleye Record In America

Did you know the world record Walleye was caught in Tennessee? That’s right, I said TENNESEE!  Typically when people think of Walleye they think of  Nothern states with blistering cold winters and strong allegiances to dairy. This is not wrong as Walleye were originally found only in the Great Lakes Region and Missouri and Mississippi River Basins. However, thanks to …