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 …

The Best Holiday Fishing Gifts For Any Fisherman: 2020 Edition

The holidays are here again and finding the perfect fishing gift is not always easy…until now and we’re happy to help! Mystery Tackle Box is the perfect fishing gift for the fisherman in your life. Each month, your favorite angler will receive a box full of the latest fishing lures selected by our team of experts along with detailed information …

Fish Recipes: How To Cook Mustard Walleye In One Minute

That’s right. Mustard flavored walleye! While there are many ways to cook fish, this simple recipe doesn’t require much prep time, and it involves ingredients found in most American pantries. Ingredients: Walleye Mustard Flour Pepper Salt Vegetable Oil Process: Start with clean fish fillets Mix flour and pepper in a large bowl Add walleye to a separate large bowl Liberally …

7 Trout Lures You Can Rely On All Year

Trout waters remain about the same temperature throughout the year so it’s fairly easy to pick lures that catch trout year-round. Any lures that imitate aquatic creatures are the best picks for year-round trout fishing whereas lures imitating terrestrial insects are more seasonal choices for catching trout.  Here are seven lures you can depend on for catching trout throughout all …

Fishing In Chicago: 8 Places To Catch A Fish Inside The City

Chicago is the city of big shoulders known for vibrant sports, culture, restaurants… and fishing?. While not necessarily known as an anglers paradise, Chicago sits on Lake Michigan’s shores, has a river running through it, and is home to over ten parks with stocked fishing ponds. To help make your windy city fishing experience a breeze, we’ve put together eight …

How To Take A Kid Fishing: 10 Tips You Need To Know

Whether it’s a tournament fisherman chasing trophy tarpon or a casual angler who prefers bobbers and worms, chances are someone introduced those people to the sport of fishing. Fishing is accessible, has a low entry cost, and gets people outside, but it’s unquestionably tricky. It’s not like basketball or soccer where you find a safe playing area, hand someone a …