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Fishing Is Good For Mental Health, According To Science

According to science I read on the internet (so you know it’s true), my hypothesis has been correct for years. Fishing is good for mental health. Fishing is the cure for everything. I’ve known this for years. Bass fishing heals all wounds. Sad? Get on a boat. Stressed? Wet a line. Girlfriend dump you? Let those tears fall right into …

I Went Ice Fishing And I Hated It

This weekend it was -6 degrees, with 30 MPH winds, and for some reason, I went outside and fished. “Ice Fishing” as I’m told, is “fun” for Northerners. I grew up in California, where anything with the word ice in front of it was considered a punishment or a hassle. But, in the holiday spirit and with an extra layer …

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What’s The Difference Between Highland And Lowland Reservoirs?

Knowing the difference between highland and lowland reservoirs helps you determine which patterns and techniques work best on the lake you intend to fish. Lowland Reservoirs Generally a “lowland reservoir” is more fertile with off-color water, shallower water and more cover, such as flooded timber. Sam Rayburn and Toledo Bend are classic examples of lowland reservoirs. Key targets for catching bass …

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How To Fish Early Season Ice For Panfish

Early season ice is one of the best times of the season to fish, and this is especially true with panfish. Once winter settles in and ice begins to form, giant schools of panfish will begin the process of migrating shallow to gorge out during the early winter months. If you can catch an early season ice bite at the …