Stories

Carp Busting: Quality Gear is Key to Your Best Bowfishing

A bow has to work with an individual in fit and performance, and if it doesn't, the whole process suffers.

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Catfish

Anchor Up for Channel Cats

Fishing

Great Spots for Spot-Tails

Forecasts

Forecasts

Great Plains Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Brent Frazee

Expect a bumper crop of these fancy speckled panfish to keep you grinning from ear to ear.

Forecasts

Minnesota Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Gary Korsgaden

Spring is the time of change. It's also a great time for catching crappies if you hit the...

Forecasts

Indiana Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Don Gasaway

Armed with little more than a fishing rod, wire hooks, bobbers and minnows for bait, Hoosier...

Bass

Bass

MLF Pros Checklist for a Day on the Water

Pete M. Anderson - July 02, 2019

Catching more bass starts before you leave your house. Here are 10 pointers to help you...

Bass

How to Find Bass on Strange Water

Gary Lewis - July 01, 2019

Learn to tackle new lakes like MLF pros.

Bass

The 1-2 Punch for Smallmouth Bass

Glenn Walker - June 26, 2019

Throw reaction baits, then switch to finesse setups for smallie success.

Catfish

Catfish

Anchor Up for Channel Cats

Steven Johnson - July 15, 2019

A well-planned and executed stationary approach can set the stage for outstanding summer...

Catfish

Flathead, Channel or Blue? Pick Your Catfish

Keith Sutton - June 19, 2019

Keep these factors and gear items in mind as you go after big catfish.

Catfish

Get the Right Drift for Catfish

Terry Madewell - May 31, 2019

Improve your drift-fishing technique and you will catch more cats.

Panfish

Panfish

Deep Thinking Will Catch the Biggest Bluegills

Terry Madewell

Learn how to find the biggest fish in your lake.

Panfish

Find and Fish Bluegill Beds Efficiently

Terry Madewell - May 22, 2019

You can catch bluegill faster with these strategies.

Panfish

Crappie Fishing Dusk to Dawn

Jason Houser - April 01, 2019

When crappie move from shallow to deep water, some of the best fishing takes place after the...

Walleye

Walleye

Match Sonar Specifics To Presentation Speed

Joel Nelson - June 28, 2019

Clues to the best presentations for walleyes often stare anglers in the face. Interpret what...

Walleye

Cranking Up Lake Erie Walleyes

Dan Armitage

Trolling crankbaits is a go-to on Lake Erie. Here's how to fill your livewell.

Walleye

How to Fish Bottom Bouncers for Walleye

Mark Sak - May 23, 2019

While misunderstood by some, fishing bottom bouncers can be a very productive technique for...

Other Freshwater

Other Freshwater

Minnesota's Muskie Magic

Gary Korsgaden - June 24, 2019

The fish of 10,000 casts is a worthy adversary, and there are plenty of great spots to pursue...

Other Freshwater

Troll to Cast for Muskies

Mark Sak - June 13, 2019

Increase your odds of hooking up by trolling, then casting in high-percentage areas.

Other Freshwater

American Shad! Facts About 'Poor Man's Tarpon'

David Paul Williams

Understanding shad is key to finding them, no matter which river you're fishing.

Saltwater

Saltwater

Top Tactics for Catching Tidal Redfish

Jimmy Jacobs - June 04, 2019

Red drum are found feeding on low, high or in-between tides. Understand this and catch more...

Saltwater

South Carolina's 2019 Saltwater Forecast

Capt. John Gribb

Spring kicks off saltwater fishing for most South Carolina anglers and the bite goes on into...

Saltwater

Popping Corks Work When Other Tactics Fail

John N. Felsher

This old technique will help you locate and catch speckled trout and other inshore species.

News

News

IGFA ‘World Record Game Fishes' Celebrates 80 Years

Jack Vitek - July 15, 2019

2019 edition, now available, commemorates ethical sport and productive science.

News

Florida Orders Halt to Keeping Shoal Bass from Chipola

G&F Online Staff - June 07, 2019

Catch-and-release still permitted, but harvest and possession are not.

News

Gulf Red Snapper Could Be Worth $500 Each

G&F Online Staff - June 05, 2019

‘Great Red Snapper Count' includes angler incentives to report tagged fish.

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