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Midwest's Hottest Summer Fishing Destinations

Fishing can be on fire on waters throughout the Midwest in the summer months. Here are several

Mike Pehanich

Big-River Spring Walleye Hotspots

These large Midwestern rivers offer fantastic spring walleye action.

M.D. Johnson

2 for 3-Pounders: Great Southern Crappie Lakes

Fish these two lakes to catch the slab of a lifetime.

John N. Felsher

Recent Catches Prove Texas Bass Waters on Fire for Spring

Looking for a double-digit largemouth bass? Chase Lone Star giants.

Lynn Burkhead

Winter Blues: Top Destinations for Trophy Catfish

Want to catch the biggest freshwater fish of your life? Target blue catfish in winter.

Terry Madewell

Hardwater Handbook: Northern Ice Fishing Heats Up

Lake of the Woods offers fantastic action, from early ice until late in the hardwater season.

Joel Nelson

Top Smallie Spots: Lakes Champlain & Erie

Some of the best smallmouth bass fishing in the country is found in these well-known fisheries.

Jeff Knapp

Cool Off with Hot Coldwater Trout

Some of the hottest bites this summer can be found in Arkansas' coldwater trout fisheries.

Marshall Ford

Offbeat Ploys for Tough Tailwater Trout

Taking trout under the toughest conditions sometimes calls for trying the unconventional.

Pat Meitin

Minnesota's Muskie Magic

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

Gary Korsgaden

Cranking Up Lake Erie Walleyes

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

Dan Armitage

Troll Smart for Lake Michigan Salmonids

Here are some trolling strategies to bring trout and salmon boatside.

Tom Berg

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