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Jig Trailers for Bass

Bass

Head North for Big-Time Smallmouth Opportunities

Bass

Selecting a jig trailer that matches fishing conditions often makes all the difference. Bass

Jig Trailers for Bass

Steve Quinn - October 22, 2019

Selecting a jig trailer that matches fishing conditions often makes all the difference.

If big bronzebacks are what you seek, then look north for more opportunities. Bass

Head North for Big-Time Smallmouth Opportunities

Dr. Hal Schramm - October 14, 2019

If big bronzebacks are what you seek, then look north for more opportunities.

Here are some great tips for catching more smallmouths on top during the transitional period. Bass

Catching Smallmouths on Top During the Summer-to-Fall Transition

Matt Straw

Here are some great tips for catching more smallmouths on top during the transitional period.

Walleye

Numerous studies continue to show that muskie stocking has little to no impact on walleye populations. Walleye

Walleye Issues: Esocid Factors

Cory Schmidt - October 10, 2019

Numerous studies continue to show that muskie stocking has little to no impact on walleye...

These open-water patterns will help you in your search for giant walleye. Walleye

Open-Water Strategies for Giant Walleye

Steve Ryan - September 23, 2019

These open-water patterns will help you in your search for giant walleye.

Triggering big fish is all about putting something down there that moves like animals walleyes eat. Walleye

Walleye Lures: A Shade Beyond Convention

Cory Schmidt - September 18, 2019

Triggering big fish is all about putting something down there that moves like animals walleyes...

Catfish

South Dakota fishery biologists voided the state's oldest record fish, a channel catfish caught by Roy Groves in 1949. Catfish

South Dakota's State-Record Channel Catfish Reconsidered

In-Fisherman - October 17, 2019

South Dakota fishery biologists voided the state's oldest record fish, a channel catfish...

Research continues to indicate that channel cats commonly live beyond 20 years of age here. Catfish

Tracking the Renowned Red River Catfish

Cory Schmidt

Research continues to indicate that channel cats commonly live beyond 20 years of age here.

Greater gains in catfishing success came from taking time to understand how different hooks work, and the best way to use each type. Catfish

Critical Components of a Catfish Hook

Dan Anderson - July 31, 2018

Greater gains in catfishing success came from taking time to understand how different hooks...

Panfish

A dropper line offering a secondary lure has proven deadly on shallow panfish and bass. Panfish

Tailgunner Rigging for Panfish

Rob Neumann with Jeff Simpson - June 25, 2019

A dropper line offering a secondary lure has proven deadly on shallow panfish and bass.

Balanced jigging lures for big panfish may be the least understood category of ice lures, yet they have remarkable traits. Panfish

Balance Lures for Big Panfish

Cory Schmidt - March 07, 2019

Balanced jigging lures for big panfish may be the least understood category of ice lures, yet...

Bites are one thing, but bites alone don't get it done. Panfish

Softbait Hacks for Hardwater Panfish

Cory Schmidt - February 27, 2019

Bites are one thing, but bites alone don't get it done.

Pike & Muskie

Dramatic changes have reshaped Lake of the Woods. Pike & Muskie

Lake of the Woods Muskie Trends, Tactics & Threats

Cory Schmidt - September 26, 2019

Dramatic changes have reshaped Lake of the Woods.

When the target is pike, well-rounded anglers always include spoons in their arsenal. Pike & Muskie

Spoons: A Lifetime of Lessons for Giant Pike Fishing

Jack Penny

When the target is pike, well-rounded anglers always include spoons in their arsenal.

No matter where, when, or how you target pike, solving the speed and depth matrix adds to success. Pike & Muskie

Speed and Depth Preferences of Pike

Steve Ryan

No matter where, when, or how you target pike, solving the speed and depth matrix adds to...

Trout & Salmon



Streamlined silver powerpacks line up at feeding stations. In fall, their food, conveyed by Trout & Salmon

Soft Beads for Steelhead

Matt Straw - October 30, 2017

Streamlined silver powerpacks line up at feeding stations. In fall, their food, conveyed by



Don Wirth: When cold water rushes through the turbines of a dam, an incredible, albeit Trout & Salmon

Tactics For Tailwater Trout

Chris Hoffman - October 13, 2017

Don Wirth: When cold water rushes through the turbines of a dam, an incredible, albeit

A look at the best lake trout waters on the planet. Trout & Salmon

World's Best Lake Trout Waters

Matt Straw - September 07, 2017

A look at the best lake trout waters on the planet.

Other Fish

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America. Other Fish

Alligator Gar: North America's Greatest Sportfish

Steve Ryan - April 02, 2019

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America.

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural baits and commercial options. Other Fish

Best Carp Baits Today

Dan Johnson - June 29, 2018

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural...



Lots of Rainy River Lake Sturgeon surpassing 50 inches, with a good shot at fish to 70 inches Other Fish

Rainy River Lake Sturgeon

Rob Neumann - January 24, 2017

Lots of Rainy River Lake Sturgeon surpassing 50 inches, with a good shot at fish to 70...

Ice Fishing

Pre-baiting an ice-fishing spot to attract your targeted species, and chumming your hole while you're fishing, may be the most overlooked facet of the sport. Ice Fishing

Baiting for More Ice Bites

Gord Pyzer - March 12, 2019

Pre-baiting an ice-fishing spot to attract your targeted species, and chumming your hole while...

Targeting the largest predators puts tackle and tactics to their ultimate test. Ice Fishing

Custom Setups for the Toughest Predators

Steve Ryan - January 16, 2019

Targeting the largest predators puts tackle and tactics to their ultimate test.

Correlating temperature changes with location in winter might ultimately allow us to plan on certain responses. Ice Fishing

Water Temperatures Under Ice, The Ghost Factor

Matt Straw - January 13, 2016

Correlating temperature changes with location in winter might ultimately allow us to plan on...

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