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Z-Man Fishing Products’ Slim SwimZ

by Ned Kehde 0

Z-Man Fishing Products’ Slim SwimZ has caught the eyes of a number of Midwest finesse anglers in Kansas, Missouri, and… more »

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Midwest Finesse Fishing: November 2014

by Ned Kehde 0

November’s guide to Midwest finesse fishing contains 24 logs that are chock-full of piscatorial observations from Rick Allen of Dallas,… more »


Johnson Fishing’s Crappie Buster Series

by Ned Kehde 0

There are several Midwest finesse anglers and Finesse News Network members, such as Brent Frazee of Parkville, Missouri, who spend… more »


TriggerX’s Flap Tail Grub, Nymph, and Wingding

by Ned Kehde 0

Trigger X recently announced that it has three little soft-plastic baits that should catch the attentions of Midwest finesse anglers… more »

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Speck-tacular Florida Crappies

by Steve Quinn 0

Though overshadowed by trophy largemouth bass, black Florida crappies are abundant and grow large in many shallow lakes. Local anglers… more »


SD Dry Lake Jumbo Perch & Walleye

by Jeff Simpson 0

One of the hottest lakes going for Master Angler yellow perch along with lots of walleyes. Prior to the 1990s,… more »


Midwest Finesse Fishing; September 2014

by Ned Kehde 0

September’s guide to Midwest finesse fishing is teeming with insights from Rick Allen of Dallas, Texas; Donald Baldridge of Springfield,… more »


Kalin’s Sizmic Grub

by Ned Kehde 2

  When Uncle Josh Bait Company recently introduced its Kalin’s Sizmic Grub to the angling world, they trumpeted it as… more »


Berkley IronSilk

by Ned Kehde 0

  Pure Fishing recently introduced its newest rendition of Berkley IronSilk monofilament for Midwest finesse anglers and others to wield… more »


Customizing Midwest Finesse Baits

by Ned Kehde 0

From the get-go, Midwest finesse anglers have been handcrafting and customizing lures that they can wield on their spinning rods…. more »

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Panfish Hooks: Precision Extraction

by Cory Schmidt 0

While bass anglers boast finesse and fine-tuned presentations ad infinitum, legions of panfishers operate on whole other levels of subtle… more »


Panfish Combos: The Right Rod and Reel

by Dan Johnson 0

  Armed with the right rod and reel, amazing feats of panfishing are possible. On the flip side, a poorly… more »


Fine Tuning for Trophy Bluegills

by Steve Ryan 0

The title of this article reminds me of the REO Speedwagon album You Can Tune a Piano but You Can’t… more »

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Best Perch Locations

by Steve Quinn 0

Here’s a look at some of the best perch locations in the United States and Canada. Whether your looking for… more »


Jungle Bluegills

by Matt Straw 0

Copper light filters down around dark green shadows, like rain around an umbrella. Saucer-shaped predators prowl under the canopy, plucking… more »


White Bass Beyond the Run

by Ned Kehde 0

Constantine Rafinesque, the renowned French naturalist, found white bass in abundance along the banks of the Ohio River in the… more »


Fishing With Panfish Tubes

by Matt Straw 0

Native Americans had myths about shape shifters that could morph into a crow, a coyote, a man, or anything that… more »


Tackle for Deep Panfish

by Matt Straw 7

As panfish like crappies and bluegills disperse into summer patterns, some remain shallow. Others use deep weedlines or cruise open… more »


Spider-Rigging Crappies

by John Neporadny Jr 0

After competing in several national crappie tournaments, Tony Edgar realized he needed to make alterations to the front deck of… more »


Getting Ready for Redear

by Steve Quinn 0

Bluegills get more press, but the redear sunfish, commonly called a “shellcracker” in the South, is king of the sunfish… more »

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