Karl’s Summer Striped Bass Fishing 101

Nothing Says Summer Like Striped Bass Fishing! Striped bass get a lot of love during the spring and fall seasons, and if we are being honest, there is no reason why the summer season has to be any different. Tying into big bass is one of the best ways to have the saltwater fishing summer of your dreams, and you …

Top To Bottom Spring Fishing Tips To Catch You More Bass

During the Spring season, bass are feeding heavily at nearly every depth and attack a variety of lures as the water warms. Moving lures such as crankbaits and spinnerbaits produce most of the time, but when the water temperature lingers below 60 degrees and during cold-front situations later in the spring, bass prefer slower presentations. While soft plastics or jigs …

Early Spring Trout Fishing Tips That Work For Any Angler

Streams are usually flowing strong with higher water levels in the early spring due to melting snow and rain runoff so you can usually catch rainbow and brown trout on action lures such as Panther Martin’s, Blue Fox spinners, small jerkbaits and crankbaits, and spoons. I prefer throwing these lures on spinning tackle with 4-pound test low visibility green monofilament …

3 Things You NEED TO Know About Fishing The Crappie Spawn

The Crappie Spawn happens every spring when the water temperatures reach above the 60-degrees. Depending on where you live, the crappie spawn can be anytime from early March to the middle of May. Like other panfish, crappie build spawning nests in shallow water generally ranging between 1-6 feet of water. Male crappie build nests by aggressively brushing their caudal (bottom) …

Your Complete Guide To Fishing The Crappie Spawn

When the dogwoods bloom, the crappie are biting. There’s a lot of truth to that saying throughout most of the country since dogwood blossoming time usually coincides with the crappie spawn in the spring. The warmer climate in the southern half of the country triggers crappie into spawning earlier in that region, but the northern half of the country warms …

18.1 Pound Walleye Pummels Pennsylvania’s 41-Year-Old State Record

Richard “The Breeze” Nicholson pulled a 34-inch, 18.1-pound walleye from the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, while fishing alongside his son Richard Nocholson Jr. The enormous walleye breaks a 41-year old record that was caught from the Allegheny Reservoir back in 1980. The duo was fishing with live creek chub minnows, a popular and oftentimes unbeatable technique for targeting …

Fall Crappie Fishing: Targeting Fall Slabs In Lakes And Reservoirs

The season of harvest festivals and the outdoor extravaganza of leaves changing colors is also a special time for crappie anglers. These fishermen know autumn offers some of the best opportunities to catch aggressive crappie without much competition from fellow anglers. The cool fall weather drops water temperatures and triggers crappie into a feeding frenzy as the fish fatten up …

“I Was Like Holy Cow!” Said The Angler Who Pulled This Ultra Rare Catfish From The Mississippi River

Chad Hester was night fishing along the mighty Mississippi River in West Alton, Missouri, an area known for its rich catfishing culture, when he caught a bizarre-looking spaceman known as a “piebald catfish.” His bait of choice was cut-bait rigged near the bottom, and his initial reaction after seeing this barnyard-looking animal was, understandably, “holy cow!”.  Knowing he wanted to …