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August finds packs of roving bluegills feeding their way through the deepest parts of many eastern lakes. Here's how to catch them.Go Deep for Late-Summer Bluegills

Go Deep for Late-Summer Bluegills

August finds packs of roving bluegills feeding their way through the deepest parts of many

Jeff Knapp

West Fishing Playbook: When, what and how to fish this popular salmon run.Trolling Tactics for Fall Chinook

Trolling Tactics for Fall Chinook

West Fishing Playbook: When, what and how to fish this popular salmon run.

Scott Haugen

The bite at night turns on in late summer in the Midwest. Go get your limit now.Night Stalking Late-Summer Walleyes

Night Stalking Late-Summer Walleyes

The bite at night turns on in late summer in the Midwest. Go get your limit now.

Mike Pehanich

Time-tested popping cork rigs put reds, trout, tripletail and more in the boat when other tactics fail.A Popping Good Time in Southern Saltwater

A Popping Good Time in Southern Saltwater

Time-tested popping cork rigs put reds, trout, tripletail and more in the boat when other

John N. Felsher

A trip to Volusia County, Fla., pits anglers against the monster redfish that lurk the flats, canals and cuts.Bucket List: Bull Fighting in Indian River, Mosquito Lagoon

Bucket List: Bull Fighting in Indian River, Mosquito Lagoon

A trip to Volusia County, Fla., pits anglers against the monster redfish that lurk the flats,

Larry Larsen

There are numerous prime trout rivers throughout the West. These three offer incredible blue-ribbon angling all summer long.Top 3 Summer Trout Rivers in the West

Top 3 Summer Trout Rivers in the West

There are numerous prime trout rivers throughout the West. These three offer incredible

Scott Haugen

Bass

At Tennessee's Pickwick Lake, live-baiting for bass is the name of the game.Chasing Tailrace Trophies at South's Top Smallmouth Lake

Chasing Tailrace Trophies at South's Top Smallmouth Lake

At Tennessee's Pickwick Lake, live-baiting for bass is the name of the game.

John N. Felsher

A combo of search and finesse baits can find, then induce Midwest bass to strike.1-2 Punch: How to Find, then Finesse Spring Bass

1-2 Punch: How to Find, then Finesse Spring Bass

A combo of search and finesse baits can find, then induce Midwest bass to strike.

Glenn Walker

May sees bass in spawn mode in Northern waters. Here's what to do.Spring Into Action for Bass Spawning Season

Spring Into Action for Bass Spawning Season

May sees bass in spawn mode in Northern waters. Here's what to do.

David A. Brown

Here's how the pros fish swimbaits in all phases of peak bass season.How to Catch Bass on Swimbaits Through the Spring

How to Catch Bass on Swimbaits Through the Spring

Here's how the pros fish swimbaits in all phases of peak bass season.

Ken Duke

As Bois d'Arc Lake begins to fill, thoughts turn to its potential for Lake Fork-sized largemouth bass.Super Stockings: The Making of a Texas Big-Bass Reservoir

Super Stockings: The Making of a Texas Big-Bass Reservoir

As Bois d'Arc Lake begins to fill, thoughts turn to its potential for Lake Fork-sized

Lynn Burkhead

Despite Hurricane Irma's impact, Lake George still produces double-digit largemouths … if you know where to find themGiant Bass, By George, at Florida's Perennial Largemouth Producer

Giant Bass, By George, at Florida's Perennial Largemouth Producer

Despite Hurricane Irma's impact, Lake George still produces double-digit largemouths … if you

Larry Larsen

Catfish

We found these unknown (and proven) catfish baits that attract whiskerfish time after time.10 Secret Catfish Baits You Didn't Know About

10 Secret Catfish Baits You Didn't Know About

We found these unknown (and proven) catfish baits that attract whiskerfish time after time.

Anietra Hamper

They require a bit more work for the bite, but it can be worth the effort.8 Ways to Catch Catfish in Cold Water

8 Ways to Catch Catfish in Cold Water

They require a bit more work for the bite, but it can be worth the effort.

Anietra Hamper

The 57-pounder is the first flathead to break the state's minimum for a record.Shore Angler Sets Maryland Flathead Catfish Record

Shore Angler Sets Maryland Flathead Catfish Record

The 57-pounder is the first flathead to break the state's minimum for a record.

Game and Fish Staff

It's the first record blue certified over 100 pounds in the Peach State.Monster Blue Catfish Smashes Georgia Record

Monster Blue Catfish Smashes Georgia Record

It's the first record blue certified over 100 pounds in the Peach State.

Game & Fish Staff

Tie on a slip-bobber rig during late summer and load a cooler with suspended channel catfish.How to Catch Suspended Catfish in Late Summer with Proven Tactics

How to Catch Suspended Catfish in Late Summer with Proven Tactics

Tie on a slip-bobber rig during late summer and load a cooler with suspended channel catfish.

M.D. Johnson

Try your luck at trophy cats on this excellent border water.Destination Spotlight: Red River Channel Cats

Destination Spotlight: Red River Channel Cats

Try your luck at trophy cats on this excellent border water.

Dr. Jason Halfen

Panfish

Here's how to find and catch them when they disappear from sight.Go Deep to Target the Biggest Bedding Bluegills

Go Deep to Target the Biggest Bedding Bluegills

Here's how to find and catch them when they disappear from sight.

Jim Gronaw

Anglers down South have some of the best bluegill waters in the country. Here are the best ones around.These Southern Waters Are Breaming with Panfish Potential

These Southern Waters Are Breaming with Panfish Potential

Anglers down South have some of the best bluegill waters in the country. Here are the best

Jim Gronaw

This could be the third world-record shellcracker of the past decade at the Arizona reservoir.6.3-Pound Sunfish! Possible World-Record Redear Caught (Again) at Havasu

6.3-Pound Sunfish! Possible World-Record Redear Caught (Again) at Havasu

This could be the third world-record shellcracker of the past decade at the Arizona reservoir.

Lynn Burkhead

Crappie fishing is often a treasure trove in areas other boats can't reach.Kayak Fishing: Attack Shallow Crappie in Stealth Mode

Kayak Fishing: Attack Shallow Crappie in Stealth Mode

Crappie fishing is often a treasure trove in areas other boats can't reach.

Jim Gronaw

Knock the rust off your backcast by tempting hungry sunfish, crappies and perch this spring.Get Back in the Groove with Panfish on the Fly

Get Back in the Groove with Panfish on the Fly

Knock the rust off your backcast by tempting hungry sunfish, crappies and perch this spring.

Joseph Albanese

'Live-scoping' a new way to catch big white crappie on Mississippi's Grenada Lake.Spot-and-Stalk Tactics to Slay Jumbo Slabs

Spot-and-Stalk Tactics to Slay Jumbo Slabs

'Live-scoping' a new way to catch big white crappie on Mississippi's Grenada Lake.

Colin Moore

Walleye

Spring sees walleyes staging for spawning runs on Midwestern rivers. Here's what to know.Follow the Flow for Springtime Walleyes

Follow the Flow for Springtime Walleyes

Spring sees walleyes staging for spawning runs on Midwestern rivers. Here's what to know.

Dr. Jason Halfen

With a few minor adjustments, the rig known for catching bass becomes an all-season, all-species wonder tool.Hook Line & Sinker: Drop-Shot Rigging for Multiple Fish Species

Hook Line & Sinker: Drop-Shot Rigging for Multiple Fish Species

With a few minor adjustments, the rig known for catching bass becomes an all-season,

Dr. Jason Halfen

Fishing live bait properly can be the difference between success and a long day on the ice.Go Natural with Live-Bait Presentations on Ice

Go Natural with Live-Bait Presentations on Ice

Fishing live bait properly can be the difference between success and a long day on the ice.

Joel Nelson

When targeting late-season walleye in the northeast, there's no better place than a river with moving water. Here are seven river destinations and some tips for walleye-fishing success.7 Best Late-Season Walleye Rivers in the Northeast and Tips for Success

7 Best Late-Season Walleye Rivers in the Northeast and Tips for Success

When targeting late-season walleye in the northeast, there's no better place than a river with

Jeff Knapp

A combination of factors can put the walleye bite into overdrive this time of year. Here's how to capitalize on the action both day and night.Searching for a Never-Ending Walleye Bite

Searching for a Never-Ending Walleye Bite

A combination of factors can put the walleye bite into overdrive this time of year. Here's how

Dr. Jason Halfen

Walleyes often move deep in late summer; these three proven tactics will help bring them boatside.Late Summer Walleyes – 3 Deadly Tips to Catch a Limit

Late Summer Walleyes – 3 Deadly Tips to Catch a Limit

Walleyes often move deep in late summer; these three proven tactics will help bring them

Joel Nelson

Other Freshwater

3 surefire techniques to put more toothy fish in the boat this spring.River Monsters: How to Tangle with Moving-Water Muskies

River Monsters: How to Tangle with Moving-Water Muskies

3 surefire techniques to put more toothy fish in the boat this spring.

Jeff Knapp

It may be bass season, but record spotted gar and white sucker grab attention in the Show Me State.Missouri Gar Heavier Than Existing World Record

Missouri Gar Heavier Than Existing World Record

It may be bass season, but record spotted gar and white sucker grab attention in the Show Me

Game & Fish Staff

Musky season is off and running in the southern Midwest. Here's where to get in on the action.Punch Your Ticket to Midwestern Musky Madness

Punch Your Ticket to Midwestern Musky Madness

Musky season is off and running in the southern Midwest. Here's where to get in on the action.

Tony Grant

Done with ice fishing?  Hitch up the boat and head to one of these Midwest fisheries.Open-Water Fishing Holes Open for Business

Open-Water Fishing Holes Open for Business

Done with ice fishing? Hitch up the boat and head to one of these Midwest fisheries.

Mike Pehanich

Wally Marshall helps you learn this technique to quickly fill your crappie limit.Tips from the Master: Shooting Docks for Slabs with Mr. Crappie

Tips from the Master: Shooting Docks for Slabs with Mr. Crappie

Wally Marshall helps you learn this technique to quickly fill your crappie limit.

Colin Moore

Mollusk-loving black carp are listed on the state's Prohibited Species List.112 Pounds! Missouri Angler Catches Invasive Species Nobody Likes

112 Pounds! Missouri Angler Catches Invasive Species Nobody Likes

Mollusk-loving black carp are listed on the state's Prohibited Species List.

Game & Fish Staff

Saltwater

Check out this tricked-out custom rig used to catch 200-pound striped marlin.Hobie Mirage Passport Kayak Overview (Video)

Hobie Mirage Passport Kayak Overview (Video)

Check out this tricked-out custom rig used to catch 200-pound striped marlin.

Game & Fish Staff

When the road ends in Venice, La., keep going to find bull redfish to tire your arms and energize your soul.Bucket List: Battle Bull Redfish at the End of the World

Bucket List: Battle Bull Redfish at the End of the World

When the road ends in Venice, La., keep going to find bull redfish to tire your arms and

Drew Warden

CCA Florida initiative, with continued Mud Hole support, targets Indian River Lagoon Estuary.'Release the East' Restockings Focused on Redfish Stocks

'Release the East' Restockings Focused on Redfish Stocks

CCA Florida initiative, with continued Mud Hole support, targets Indian River Lagoon Estuary.

Game & Fish Staff

When you're fishing in Florida's saltwater, it never gets boring.Seven Tips to Improve Saltwater Sight Fishing Success

Seven Tips to Improve Saltwater Sight Fishing Success

When you're fishing in Florida's saltwater, it never gets boring.

Lynn Burkhead

After closure due to red tide, trophy snook fishing has returned to the area.Florida's West-Coast Comeback for Bucket-List Snook

Florida's West-Coast Comeback for Bucket-List Snook

After closure due to red tide, trophy snook fishing has returned to the area.

Frank Sargeant

The 40-pounder was Georgia's first saltwater record (second overall) of 2021.Georgia Angler Breaks State Record for African Pompano

Georgia Angler Breaks State Record for African Pompano

The 40-pounder was Georgia's first saltwater record (second overall) of 2021.

Game & Fish Staff

News

This could be the third world-record shellcracker of the past decade at the Arizona reservoir.6.3-Pound Sunfish! Possible World-Record Redear Caught (Again) at Havasu

6.3-Pound Sunfish! Possible World-Record Redear Caught (Again) at Havasu

This could be the third world-record shellcracker of the past decade at the Arizona reservoir.

Lynn Burkhead

As Bois d'Arc Lake begins to fill, thoughts turn to its potential for Lake Fork-sized largemouth bass.Super Stockings: The Making of a Texas Big-Bass Reservoir

Super Stockings: The Making of a Texas Big-Bass Reservoir

As Bois d'Arc Lake begins to fill, thoughts turn to its potential for Lake Fork-sized

Lynn Burkhead

CCA Florida initiative, with continued Mud Hole support, targets Indian River Lagoon Estuary.'Release the East' Restockings Focused on Redfish Stocks

'Release the East' Restockings Focused on Redfish Stocks

CCA Florida initiative, with continued Mud Hole support, targets Indian River Lagoon Estuary.

Game & Fish Staff

Many freshwater fish we catch in North America are no problem to lip with our hand, but there are some terrible, toothy terrors you need to find an alternative method to land.8 Fish with Teeth You Don't Want to Lip

8 Fish with Teeth You Don't Want to Lip

Many freshwater fish we catch in North America are no problem to lip with our hand, but there

Keith Sutton

Following major fish kills from the big chill, temporary regs in place for speckled seatrout.Texas Enacts Emergency Regs After February's Deep Freeze

Texas Enacts Emergency Regs After February's Deep Freeze

Following major fish kills from the big chill, temporary regs in place for speckled seatrout.

Lynn Burkhead

Wisconsin angler catches certified-weight record on first trip to Lake Cascade.Jumbo Perch Through Ice Breaks ID State Record

Jumbo Perch Through Ice Breaks ID State Record

Wisconsin angler catches certified-weight record on first trip to Lake Cascade.

Game & Fish Staff

Stories

From West to East, North to South, these waters are perfect for kayak anglers.Must-Fish Kayak Adventures Across the U.S.

Must-Fish Kayak Adventures Across the U.S.

From West to East, North to South, these waters are perfect for kayak anglers.

Jim Gronaw

You don't have to travel the world for great fly fishing. Here's where to wet a fly in the U.S.10 Bucket List Trips for North American Fly Anglers

10 Bucket List Trips for North American Fly Anglers

You don't have to travel the world for great fly fishing. Here's where to wet a fly in the U.S.

Lynn Burkhead

Many freshwater fish we catch in North America are no problem to lip with our hand, but there are some terrible, toothy terrors you need to find an alternative method to land.8 Fish with Teeth You Don't Want to Lip

8 Fish with Teeth You Don't Want to Lip

Many freshwater fish we catch in North America are no problem to lip with our hand, but there

Keith Sutton

Today's fluorocarbon lines are better than ever, but what makes them so special?50 Years of Fluoro

50 Years of Fluoro

Today's fluorocarbon lines are better than ever, but what makes them so special?

Dr. Jason Halfen

Ugly Stik's Santa Claus Bass Tournament featured 298 Santa-suit-wearing anglers at Lake Norman, N.C.Good Deeds: Bass-Fishing Santas Raise $15K in Toys for Kids

Good Deeds: Bass-Fishing Santas Raise $15K in Toys for Kids

Ugly Stik's Santa Claus Bass Tournament featured 298 Santa-suit-wearing anglers at Lake

Game and Fish Staff

That one little thing we don't think about while on the water, it's what separates the men from the boys.Tough Fishing Lessons Learned – The Landing Part

Tough Fishing Lessons Learned – The Landing Part

That one little thing we don't think about while on the water, it's what separates the men

Jeff Johnston

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