November 30, 2020
Here’s a look at regional articles in the December-January issue of Game & Fish:
Midwest: Plan for Pike — Up your game to take on trophy northerns through the ice (by Dr. Jason Halfen). Waterfowl After Freeze-Up — Late season brings ice to many areas, but that doesn’t mean an end to duck hunting (by Brian Lovett). Stationary Vs. Mobile Ice Strategies — Should you stay or move for more hardwater bites? Or both? (by Joel Nelson)
South: Hail Mary — Late-season ducks have seen and heard it all. You’ve got to radically change your thinking to outsmart them (by John N. Felsher). Bucks at the Buzzer — The rut has faded into your rearview, and you’re still clutching that buck tag. Don’t call it quits just yet—there’s still hope (by Doug Howlett). Structured Plan — Bridges are year-round bass magnets, and you should know how to best fish them (by Ken Duke).
West: Crows, Coyotes and You — Want to kill more predators this winter? Take a cue from scavenging birds (by Gary Lewis). Late-Season Waterfowl Strategies — Scout grain fields, small ponds and creeks for some of the most reliable waterfowl hunting in the West (by Scott Haugen). Behemoth Bass — The next world-record spotted bass is out there. Here’s how to get in on the action (by Ken Duke)
East: Big-Water Birds — Here’s how to fill late-season duck limits when marshes and ponds ice up (by Joseph Albanese). Hot Spots for Icy Trout — Hit the region’s top lakes for hardwater fish (by Matt Crawford). Surefire Winter Predator Tactics — Put up more fur as the weather turns cold with these six expert tips (by Josh Boyd).