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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Trout & Salmon

Go ‘Big & Ugly' for Trout

Bass

Best 4 Search Baits For Fall Bass

Trout & Salmon

Western Trout: Make the River Deliver

Forecasts

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

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

Armed with little more than a fishing rod, wire hooks, bobbers and minnows for bait, Hoosier anglers enjoy crappie fishing north to south. 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

As bass move from their summer haunts and scatter, these fast-fishing baits will help you find them. Bass

Best 4 Search Baits For Fall Bass

Ronnie Garrison - September 10, 2019

As bass move from their summer haunts and scatter, these fast-fishing baits will help you find...

New rods, reels, lures, hooks, line and sinkers to fill your tackle box. Bass

Bass Gear Guide for Largemouths, Smallies

September 04, 2019

New rods, reels, lures, hooks, line and sinkers to fill your tackle box.

Adapt and adjust based on conditions to bring more smallies to the boat. Bass

Smallmouth Bass Lures, Tactics for Game Changes

Glenn Walker - August 12, 2019

Adapt and adjust based on conditions to bring more smallies to the boat.

Catfish

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

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

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

Get the Right Drift for Catfish

Terry Madewell - May 31, 2019

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

Panfish

Locate crappie, adapt to weather, hit structure and fill your stringer with slabs. Panfish

Catch Slabs for Your Next Fish Fry, Year-Round

Keith Sutton - August 22, 2019

Locate crappie, adapt to weather, hit structure and fill your stringer with slabs.

Learn how to find the biggest fish in your lake. Panfish

Deep Thinking Will Catch the Biggest Bluegills

Terry Madewell

Learn how to find the biggest fish in your lake.

You can catch bluegill faster with these strategies. Panfish

Find and Fish Bluegill Beds Efficiently

Terry Madewell - May 22, 2019

You can catch bluegill faster with these strategies.

Walleye

These minnow jigs are hot among walleye pros. Walleye

4 Great Lures for Rip-Jigging Walleyes

Matt Straw - August 21, 2019

These minnow jigs are hot among walleye pros.

Clues to the best presentations for walleyes often stare anglers in the face. Interpret what graphs are saying, and fish accordingly. 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...

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

Cranking Up Lake Erie Walleyes

Dan Armitage

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

Other Freshwater

It may be the middle of the summer, but it's not too early to think about winter ice fishing. Other Freshwater

Augers to Tip-Ups: Best Ice Fishing Gear at ICAST

Drew Warden - August 01, 2019

It may be the middle of the summer, but it's not too early to think about winter ice fishing.

The fish of 10,000 casts is a worthy adversary, and there are plenty of great spots to pursue it in the North Star State. 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...

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

Saltwater

Elementary school principal has great story about how big bull shark stole his dinner. Saltwater

What I Did This Summer: Caught a Big Shark, No Bull!

Lynn Burkhead - August 16, 2019

Elementary school principal has great story about how big bull shark stole his dinner.

Summertime is a great time to be on the beach — catching fish. Saltwater

Surf's Up: Catch Fish While on Vacation

Mike Marsh - July 25, 2019

Summertime is a great time to be on the beach — catching fish.

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

News

The lake trout caught on Lake Champlain was quite a sight. News

Fish with ‘Two Mouths' Goes Viral

G&F Online Staff - August 22, 2019

The lake trout caught on Lake Champlain was quite a sight.

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

IGFA ‘World Record Game Fishes' Celebrates 80 Years

Jack Vitek - July 15, 2019

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

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

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