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Using Planer Boards To Catch Crappies

2013 Bass Pro Shops 
Crappie Masters champion Tommy Skarlis with a 
PB&J slab. Windy

Matt Straw

Trolling and Casting for Walleyes

When it comes to walleye fishing, the devil's in the details.

Jim Edlund

Leadcore Trolling Walleyes

A relatively simple technique with advanced equipment still takes practice.

David Harrison

The Best Lures For Smallmouth Bass

A grub's augering tail mesmerizes fish of all sorts.

Matt Straw

Octobers of the Past

Since 2012, we have published 71,051 words in our Midwest finesse columns about how, when, and

Ned Kehde

Fall Crankbait Strategies For Bass

Our team gets you in top fishing form as they talk proper crankbait strategies for pre-winter

Jeff Simpson

Slow Trolling Catfish

Accurate slow-speed control and precise bait presentation make slow trolling a fast way to

Dan Anderson

Strike King's Drop Shot Half Shell

The Strike King Drop Shot Half Shell delivers a finesse specific design that excels with

Ned Kehde

Walleyes In Submerged Wood Cover

Drop an underwater camera into submerged wood and the scene often is vibrant with life, from

Jim Edlund

North American Record Catfish

On the pages of a tattered old book titled Steamboating: Sixty-Five Years on Missouri's Rivers,

Cory Schmidt

Trolling Channel Catfish For Trophies

You have to wonder if there's something in the water. Perhaps the fertile prairie farmland? Or

Cory Schmidt

Molix's SV Craw

A look at the SV Craw from Molix.

Ned Kehde

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