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Managing Editor Managing Editor Dr. Rob Neumann plays roles in editing, writing, and television. He’s a multispecies angler, fishery biologist, and educator, helping to bridge the gap between science and fishing.

How To Make An Alabama Rig

by Dr. Rob Neumann 1

Ever since Paul Elias schooled the field at the 2011 FLW Tour Open bass event at Lake Guntersville, the Alabama… more »


Tracking Pike and Muskies

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

Southern Muskies Kinkaid Lake in southern Illinois experiences mild winters and long, hot summers, comparable to the climate of central… more »


Southern Pike

by Dr. Rob Neumann 1

New Proposed Species—Five known species of Esox currently inhabit North America, Europe, and Eurasia. Among these, the northern pike (Esox… more »


Winter Sauger Hooking Mortality

by Dr. Rob Neumann 1

Length and creel limits are important tools for regulating harvest of sportfish populations, and implementation of harvest regulations is based… more »


Giant Pirarucu

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

This arapaima (Arapaima gigas), also called pirarucu, was caught by Alan Atkins, well known carp angler, while fishing at Gillhams… more »


Spider Rigging and Exploitation

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

Spider rigging, or vertical trolling with multiple poles in a fanned out fashion, typically off the bow of the boat,… more »


Catfishing In Pay Lakes

by Dr. Rob Neumann 188

“This is where you’re born and bred to be a paylaker,” says James Reed, proprieter of Catfishermans Paradise in Camden,… more »


Try This Simple No-Leader Cat Rig

by Dr. Rob Neumann 2

So far this spring, at least two catfish trips come to mind where an adjustment in rigging made all the… more »


Blue Catfish, Baitfish and Mussels

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

I’ve tried baiting with mussels on the Tennessee River. I’ve used fresh mussels and even scooped up some of the… more »


Winter Blue Catfish

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

When rivers flow frigid through leafless landscapes, the world goes by slowly for channel cats and flatheads. While flatheads can… more »


Fishing Catfish Jigs

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

Fishing catfish with jigs. That makes a good catfish rig? Most ­catmen would say it depends on the ­situation—you’re better… more »


Long Distance Catfish Beyond The Green Monster

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

For anglers fishing from shore below dams and along the banks of big reservoirs, the ability to cast long distances… more »


The Wide World Of Catfish & Catfish Conservation

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

As always with these species, there’s so much more to write about, so many important matters transcending regional boundaries. Here… more »


Where Monster Blue Catfish Live

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

The attention of those who follow the goings on in the catfishing world turned to Buggs Island Lake, Virginia, this… more »


Trolling Cats on Skinny Flats

by Dr. Rob Neumann 2

Mid-day high sun, almost 90 degrees, and calm—not great conditions for catfishing in lakes in Minnesota. In-Fisherman Field Editor Cory… more »


Dissecting Edges for Pike and Muskie

by Dr. Rob Neumann 4

A Precision Swimbait System for Muskies and Pike     Weedlines—the mother of all edges. On one side, open water…. more »

Blue Cats—Where to Look for a 150

by Dr. Rob Neumann 3

It’s an amazing statistic indeed that the world record for blue catfish has been broken 7 times since 1991. The… more »


Hawk-Eyed Catfish?

by Dr. Rob Neumann 2

The smell and taste senses of catfish are highly acute. So is their sense of detecting vibrations. If we took… more »


Pike Weather Pattern

by Dr. Rob Neumann 2

  When we’re planning a filming trip for ­In‑Fisherman TV, it’s a good idea to add at least one weather… more »

Photo Steve Ryan

What’s Pike and Muskie Fishing Quality to You?

by Dr. Rob Neumann 0

Fishing quality   Fishing quality isn’t so much difficult to define as it is to measure, because there are so… more »

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