Taking A Girl From California Ice Fishing For The First Time

My sister-in-law Ana is adventurous, outgoing, and open-minded. She’s from a large tight-knit family that includes four boys, two of which are marines. With an upbringing like hers, Ana is one tough cookie.  Knowing this, my brothers and I invited her on our annual Christmas time ice fishing trip. As a southern Californian, she had no idea what to expect …

10 Record-Setting Fish Caught In Utah This Season

Utah anglers hit the waters hard in 2020, and as a result, Utah fishing records were dropping like flies. From slab crappie to gigantic lake trout – Let’s take a look at ten record-setting fish from Utah in 2020. Thanks to the Utah Department Of Wildlife for keeping records, reports, and photos. 1) Lake Trout 2) Splake 3) Kokanee Salmon …

How The Army Uses Christmas Trees To Make Fishing Better

In Southern Illinois, the United States Army Corps of Engineers is requesting recycled Christmas trees from locals who celebrate to make the fishing on Rend Lake better. By bundling Christmas trees together and weighing the bundles down at their bases, usually with cement blocks, the engineers make brush piles that are then dumped into the lake. The underwater structure serves …

2 Dudes In Texas Caught With 173 Crappie OVER The Legal Limit!

Two greedy Texas anglers were recently caught with 173 crappies over their legal limit. It all started when police were alerted by a passerby who noticed a ‘suspicious amount’ of dead crappie along the shoreline of an East Texas reservoir, Lake Of The Pines. The fish had all been filleted, which indicated foul play. When police arrived, they tracked down …

Get Your Hands On The Perfect Last-Minute Fishing Gift

The holidays are almost here! Procrastinating gift-givers, have no fear, Mystery Tackle Box is here to save the day with the perfect last-minute fishing gift. Available to print and wrap RIGHT NOW! You can purchase a Mystery Tackle Box gift subscription for your favorite angler. When redeemed, this gift subscription will give the recipient a box of hand-picked lures for …