lowland reservoirs

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 …

trout fishing

Trout Fishing Lakes Vs Rivers: What’s The Difference?

Although trout are native to streams and rivers, they have also been stocked in many lakes and reservoirs across the country, particularly those with the deep, cold water they prefer. Despite being the same species, stream trout and lake/reservoir trout can be extremely different when it comes to their feeding habits, preferred structure, and even the types of gear that …

best crappie lakes

The Top 7 Giant Crappie Lakes

At small sizes, crappies are just another panfish; frisky, fun to catch, and mighty fine when rolled in flour and given a grease bath. At around 13 or 14 inches though, crappies transform from “just another panfish” into what serious speck chasers call a “slab.” Slabs have different habits, tend to feed on different forage, and cause serious cases of …