Fall Stars: The 10 Best Fall Fishing Lures

1. Jerkbaits: Everything about jerkbaits makes them a particularly great fall fishing lure. Their resemblance to forage species like shad, minnows and perch makes them a prime target during the “fall feedbag” period. Beyond appearance, the subtle, twitchy nature of jerkbaits can help turn negative or neutral fall fish into aggressive ones. Throw jerkbaits all fall long and remember that …

Karl’s Favorite Techniques #2: Ned Rig Fishing

Ned Rigs are arguably the most popular bait/rig/presentation in fishing at the moment. The unassuming combination of soft plastic and jig head has re-defined the finesse plastic game and put tons of fish in boats across America. If you have never heard of the venerable rig or are simply looking to learn more, click here! Named for it’s creator Ned …

Late Summer Smallmouth Fishing: What You Need to Know!

Historically speaking, the smallmouth bass has long been regarded as a fall fish. From September through November, anglers targeting heavily-feeding, pre-winter smallmouth can tie into some pretty big numbers of pretty big fish. What many anglers don’t know, however, is that strong late summer smallmouth fishing is already going on across America, it is very accessible for tons of anglers …

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 …