State Agency Is Paying $20 For Every Nothern Pike Caught

Full Story at CBS Denver Northern pike are apex predators known for consuming prey up to one-third of their size. Rivers and lakes where pike are native can allow for a balanced ecosystem where pike and other species live in harmony. However, introducing pike to non-native waterways can be detrimental to local and native species. Colorado’s Kennedy Reservoir is a …

10 Things You Need to Know About Brian Latimer

Brian Latimer has been making a splash in the pro angler world. Despite spending so much time in the public eye, there are still things about him that most people don’t know. Here are 10 facts about the game changing BLat. 1. He fished his first tournament in 2nd grade 2. He has a wife and two kids he loves …

Lake St. Clair Is A Trophy Fish Factory

Recently, Robbie and Lee from the YouTube channel Today’s Angler and Lee Lures embarked on a Musky trip to the legendary waters of Lake St Clair. Along the way, the two teamed up with a group Michigan musky hammers while documenting their journey along the way. In the three-part ‘Ocean Of Muskies‘ series, you’ll see the ups and downs of …

The Longest River For Every State In America

The longest river in the world is the Nile, the longest river in North America is the Missouri, but, what is the longest river near your home state? Here is a quick rundown on the two longest rivers for every state in the United States. Alabama Tennessee River – 652 milesChattahoochee River – 430 miles Alaska Yukon River – 1980 …

All You Need To Know About The Googan Squad Crankbaits

The Googan Squad, in collaboration with Catch Co., are proud to announce the release of the newest series of Googan Squad Crankbaits. The team at Catch Co. worked closely with the members of the Googan Squad over the last year to build a line of crankbaits with unique and innovative features, as well as high-quality components to ensure each bait …

10 Fishing Instagram Accounts (Under 50K) That You Need to be Following

*Accounts are listed in no particular order* 1. @benoutdoorsusa Benny Schuman is a native to Minnesota, and loves to take advantage of the 10,000 lakes in his state. If you like photos of monster bass, be sure to check out his page. @benoutdoorsusa 2. @senorbassfishing Juan Carlos runs the largest Spanish-speaking bass fishing Youtube channel and Instagram page. He fishes …

Why Inline Spinners Continually Crush Trout

Inline spinners are fishing catching machines, they’ve continually helped anglers catch trout, panfish, bass, pike and other many other species for decades. Fly fishing purists snub their noses at it, but to novices and spinning tackle anglers the inline spinner is a gem for catching trout. During my early years of fishing at the trout parks in Missouri, my most …

What Is Your Rod Made Of? Fishing Rod Materials Explained

Many of the fishing rods in the old days were made from bamboo or steel, but most of today’s rods are made from graphite, fiberglass or a combination of both materials. I remember buying a boron bass rod back in the 1980s when boron rods were popular. But boron fibers were extremely stiff and expensive so the amount of boron …

Bluegill vs. Bream: Different Name, Same Fish

Throughout my travels across the country, I have heard anglers give a common sunfish different names. In the South, some anglers call the sunfish a bream and others dub it a perch, while in the North and Midwest it is called a bluegill. What Should We Call This Popular Panfish? Well here is Wikipedia’s definition of this panfish: “The bluegill …

Beat The Heat With These Summertime Fishing Hacks

Summer can be a great season for catching fish but the scorching sun, heat and high humidity can take its toll on you. The dangers of summertime fishing include heat stroke, dehydration and severe sunburns if you don’t take some vital steps to cool down, especially during the heat of the day. One way to avoid the heat is to …