3 Topwater Bass Baits That Will Cover You All Summer Long

When the summer heat raises water temperatures into the bathwater range, a topwater bait is the least likely lure most bass anglers would choose then. Although bass can seek cooler temperatures in deeper water, some remain near the surface to feed on schooling baitfish while others stay shallow in the shade of heavy cover and ambush any prey swimming nearby …

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5 Frog Fishing Tips That Will Catch You More Bass

Frog-style baits have the perfect design for working over weed mats. Unlike lures with exposed hooks that bog down in the slop, the lightweight, weedless frogs smoothly glide over the vegetation. While it ranks as one of the best topwater lures for fishing in weeds, the frog is another option the pros use for fishing open water and around other …

Everything You Need To Know About Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Smallmouth bass were once considered just a northern relative of the black bass family. Now smallmouth bass fishing is now an All-American gamefish pursuit. Smallmouth bass live in many habitats ranging from cool waters of rivers and streams to deep reservoirs and crystal-clear natural lakes. You can find smallmouth bass in waterways either above or below the Mason-Dixon Line. Many …

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 …

Fall Kayak Fishing for SLAB Crappies in Shallow Weeds!

Friend of the program and established YouTube anglers Minndak Outdoors has been on a tear lately shooting geese, jigging perch, and catching butterball crappies in their home state of South Dakota. In this blog, I’m going to give you a brief rundown on one extremely productive day of fall crappie fishing brought to you by Minndak Outdoors. Starting Things Off …

Trout Fishing Tips: 5 Things Any Angler Should Know

Trout are beautiful fish that live in scenic locations and are fun to catch. If you’re getting started in trout fishing, we’ve got five tips for your—a quick-start guide that will put you on the fast track to catching trout in small water. Tip 1: Find Stocked Trout Take advantage of stocked trout fisheries. In states where trout can survive, …