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Walleye Rigging Tweaks and Tricks

by Dan Johnson

Anglers have been tweaking their riggings ever since the first crude hooks and lines were crafted. Enterprising walleye fans carry… more »

Ledge Fishing

Ledge Fishing Secrets

by Dr. Hal Schramm

You can scarcely read a tournament report for a riverine impoundment, such as those on the Tennessee River, without mention… more »

Drop Shot Walleyes

Dropping on Walleyes

by Gord Pyzer

Drop-shotting is one of the hottest techniques on the bass fishing scene. But it’s just as effective—maybe even better—for catching… more »

Current Break Catfish

Training Day Cats

by Dan Anderson

Fishing Navigation Structures In Big Rivers The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers calls them “training structures” because they train a… more »


Toledo Bend, Louisiana/Texas

by Dr. Hal Schramm

Bassmaster Elite pro and 2012 Angler of the Year Brent Chapman is a Kansas City native, I was a little… more »

Best Fishing Sunglasses

Best Fishing Shades

by Debbie Hanson

Much like answering the question about which fish you like to catch, determining what constitutes the best fishing sunglasses is… more »

Best Trout Baits

Best Trout Lures And Baits

by Dan Johnson

Trout are opportunistic predators that feed on a wide variety of forage and hit a broad spectrum of lures and… more »


Tenth Anniversary of the Zero

by Ned Kehde

Oct. 12 marks the tenth anniversary of our discovery of the manifold virtues of Strike King Lure Company’s 2 1/2-inch… more »


Midwest Finesse Fishing: September 2016

by Ned Kehde

This September guide to Midwest finesse fishing contains 34 logs and 26,505  words that describe how, when, and where Midwest… more »


Smallmouth Spinnerbait Finesse

by Cory Schmidt

I’ve long subscribed to the notion that by the time you hear about a new method or trend in fishing,… more »


Trolling and Casting Tweaks for Big Water Walleyes

by Jim Edlund

When it comes to walleye fishing, the devil’s in the details. Add a few small tweaks to the same old… more »

Planer Boards To Catch Crappies

Planer Boards + Jigs = PBJ Crappies

by Matt Straw

Windy summer day in northern Minnesota, boat parked on a weedline, bobbers out. Bluegills were the target, but we were… more »

Leadcore Trolling Walleyes

Trenching Walleyes on Leadcore

by David Harrison

It was our last test and the hour was up. Four minnows set an inch above the bottom under Nathan… more »

Best Lure For Smallmouth Bass

Grubs: The Greatest of All for Smallmouths

by Matt Straw

Somewhere in the pantheon of fishing gods stands a monument to the most effective plastic bait in history for smallmouth… more »


Octobers of the Past

by Ned Kehde

Since 2012, we have published 71,051 words in our Midwest finesse columns about how, when, and where we catch largemouth… more »

Slow Trolling Catfish

Slow Trolling Catfish

by Dan Anderson

Accurate slow-speed control and precise bait presentation make slow trolling a fast way to catch catfish. The days of drifting… more »

Walleyes In Submerged Wood Cover

Woodworking Walleyes

by Jim Edlund

Drop an underwater camera into submerged wood and the scene often is vibrant with life, from wood-clinging brine shrimp to… more »


World-Class Cats!

by Cory Schmidt

On the pages of a tattered old book titled Steamboating: Sixty-Five Years on Missouri’s Rivers, author William Heckman describes several… more »


Z-Man’s Big T.R.D.

by Ned Kehde

Since Oct. 12, 2006, the ancestors and siblings to Z-Man Fishing Products’ new Big T.R.D. have played a significant role… more »


Zoom’s Z3 Original Worm

by Ned Kehde

Zoom Bait Company announced in May that they had created a new edition of their classic Original Zoom Worm. It… more »