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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.
Pike: Freshwater's Perfect Engine

Pike: Freshwater’s Perfect Engine

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Pike are built to eat fish: elongated snout, strong jaws, and a mouth full of gnarly teeth; eyes strategically set… more »


How To Make An Alabama Rig

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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

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


Southern Pike

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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

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


Giant Pirarucu

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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

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