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Where Do Anglers Poop While Ice Fishing?

Since we only cover the hard-hitting topics on this fishing blog, we decided to answer, once again, the question on everyone’s mind. “Where do you poop while you’re ice fishing?” Just like open water fishing, I try to get my poop done at the closest fast food restaurant. In this case, a Taco Bell where I order two breakfast crunchrwaps, …

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I Love/Hate Matthew McConaughey’s Ice Fishing Commercial: A Breakdown

Alright alright alright. As I’m sure you’ve all seen by now, Matthew McConaughey has a new Lincoln car commercial where he goes ice fishing in the coolest looking Interstellar place ever. I’ve watched several times and I can’t tell if I want to go ice fishing, buy a Lincoln, or call that Mega-Texan Matthew McConaughey out for that (slightly) oversized …

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5 Ice Fishing Gifts That Don’t Suck

Ice fisherman are some of the pickiest anglers you’ll find on the water. When it comes to buying ice fishing gifts, many of us looking to spoil our favorite ice fisherman can be confused about what to get them. Just because it’s tough to pick doesn’t mean you gift-givers have to cave and wrap them a gift card. Here are …

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 …