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 …

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The 11 Best Colleges For Fishermen

Picking a college is one of the toughest decisions a teenager will ever have to make. Deciding where to spend your next 4+ years and prepare yourself for adulthood is a tough task, and there are several factors that students weigh for these. Academic reputation, career readiness, and campus life are all important things to consider, but just like any …

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6 Tips For Teaching Your Kids How To Fish

For every keen fisherman, casting a line on a lazy afternoon is more than just a casual pastime, it’s a passion. So it’s only natural you’d want to share this interest with your children. But fishing is a sport that requires concentration and commitment – not every child’s strong point. If you’re looking to introduce your family to the art …