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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

As bass prepare for winter, the focus is on food. However, the preferred forage differs between lakes and rivers.River Bass vs. Lake Bass: How to Catch Them As Winter Nears

River Bass vs. Lake Bass: How to Catch Them As Winter Nears

As bass prepare for winter, the focus is on food. However, the preferred forage differs

Jeff Knapp

Ned Kehde, the namesake of the popular bass-fishing style, can help you catch more limits.Ned Talk: Insights from the Mind Behind the Ned Rig

Ned Talk: Insights from the Mind Behind the Ned Rig

Ned Kehde, the namesake of the popular bass-fishing style, can help you catch more limits.

Ken Duke

A master of finesse fishing, Martens made an impact on the sport that will never be forgotten.Bass Fishing Loses 'One of a Kind;' Cancer Takes Aaron Martens, 49

Bass Fishing Loses 'One of a Kind;' Cancer Takes Aaron Martens, 49

A master of finesse fishing, Martens made an impact on the sport that will never be forgotten.

Lynn Burkhead

These soft-plastic jerkbaits are a staple of bass anglers across the South because they produce when other lures cannot.Fluke-Style Baits, Tactics to Catch Feeding Bass

Fluke-Style Baits, Tactics to Catch Feeding Bass

These soft-plastic jerkbaits are a staple of bass anglers across the South because they

David Brown

Kevin VanDam has built his career on power-fishing tactics. Here are three of his favorites for autumn.3 KVD Power Moves to Catch More Fall Smallmouth Bass

3 KVD Power Moves to Catch More Fall Smallmouth Bass

Kevin VanDam has built his career on power-fishing tactics. Here are three of his favorites

Mike Pehanich

Late October is a sweet time to catch bass. Check out these tactics and candy preferences from KVD, Jimmy Houston and others.Trick or Treat: Halloween Bass (and Candy) Tips From the Pros

Trick or Treat: Halloween Bass (and Candy) Tips From the Pros

Late October is a sweet time to catch bass. Check out these tactics and candy preferences from

Lynn Burkhead

Catfish

Catfish are not very picky when it comes to eating, being willing to hit a wide variety of baits. However, some baits actually do work better than others.5 Winter Catfish Baits That Work

5 Winter Catfish Baits That Work

Catfish are not very picky when it comes to eating, being willing to hit a wide variety of

Keith Sutton

One of the best species to pursue during the fall season is catfish, especially really big catfish.Pro Tips for Hooking a Big Catfish This Fall

Pro Tips for Hooking a Big Catfish This Fall

One of the best species to pursue during the fall season is catfish, especially really big

Terry Madewell

Day or night? When and where to find trophy flatties, and how to convince them to bite.Late-Summer Hunting for Monster Flathead Catfish

Late-Summer Hunting for Monster Flathead Catfish

Day or night? When and where to find trophy flatties, and how to convince them to bite.

Dan Anderson

Learn how blue cats, channel cats and flatheads relate to erosion- and flood- control structures.Tailrace Tactics for Big-River Catfish

Tailrace Tactics for Big-River Catfish

Learn how blue cats, channel cats and flatheads relate to erosion- and flood- control

Keith Sutton

As North Carolina's run of records continues, we take a look at the rise of hundred-pound catches.127 Pounds! Pending Record Blue Catfish Reported

127 Pounds! Pending Record Blue Catfish Reported

As North Carolina's run of records continues, we take a look at the rise of hundred-pound

Lynn Burkhead

The summertime catfish bite never stops, but the places you'll find them during sunup and after dark can be as different as night and day.How to Catch Catfish Around the Clock

How to Catch Catfish Around the Clock

The summertime catfish bite never stops, but the places you'll find them during sunup and

M.D. Johnson

Panfish

Sometimes going small with your baits leads to steady action on trout, bass and crappies.Fishing Tips & Tactics: Small Lures for Big Bites

Fishing Tips & Tactics: Small Lures for Big Bites

Sometimes going small with your baits leads to steady action on trout, bass and crappies.

Frank Sargeant

New York, South Dakota confirm new state fishing records.Bass-Sized Crappie, 'Tank' Smallmouth Set State Marks

Bass-Sized Crappie, 'Tank' Smallmouth Set State Marks

New York, South Dakota confirm new state fishing records.

Game & Fish Staff

Crappie fishing is still strong through early fall, if you know where to find them.Don't Sleep on Late-Summer Slabs

Don't Sleep on Late-Summer Slabs

Crappie fishing is still strong through early fall, if you know where to find them.

Jeff Knapp

Want to put panfish on the stringer all summer long? Use these tips and tricks to increase the fun.Panfish: Keep ‘Em Biting Until Deer Season

Panfish: Keep ‘Em Biting Until Deer Season

Want to put panfish on the stringer all summer long? Use these tips and tricks to increase the

Joseph Albanese

Deep water isn't the only place to find fish as temperatures rise.Shallow Thinking for Middle-of-Summer Fishing

Shallow Thinking for Middle-of-Summer Fishing

Deep water isn't the only place to find fish as temperatures rise.

Dr. Jason Halfen

It may be the best time of the year to experience aggressive sunfish attacking topwater poppers.Summer is Popper-Fishing Primetime for Panfish

Summer is Popper-Fishing Primetime for Panfish

It may be the best time of the year to experience aggressive sunfish attacking topwater

Scott Mackenthun

Walleye

The fishing action heats up in September on four of the region's most prominent waters.'Eyes of Autumn: 5 Hot Spots for Midwest Walleye

'Eyes of Autumn: 5 Hot Spots for Midwest Walleye

The fishing action heats up in September on four of the region's most prominent waters.

Dr. Jason Halfen

Deep water isn't the only place to find fish as temperatures rise.Shallow Thinking for Middle-of-Summer Fishing

Shallow Thinking for Middle-of-Summer Fishing

Deep water isn't the only place to find fish as temperatures rise.

Dr. Jason Halfen

Get after walleyes through the heat of the season with a number of hot new gear offerings.Hot List: New Baits & Rigs for Summer Walleye Fishing

Hot List: New Baits & Rigs for Summer Walleye Fishing

Get after walleyes through the heat of the season with a number of hot new gear offerings.

Drew Warden

Fort Peck Reservoir is known for huge walleyes, but it also has species and space for just about every type of angler.Walleyes Headline Fishing Bounty at Montana's 'Inland Ocean'

Walleyes Headline Fishing Bounty at Montana's 'Inland Ocean'

Fort Peck Reservoir is known for huge walleyes, but it also has species and space for just

Andrew McKean

Tourney winner at Oneida Lake hooked up with lures, methods that are producing limits right now.Early Summer Tactics Used to Catch $4,500 Walleye

Early Summer Tactics Used to Catch $4,500 Walleye

Tourney winner at Oneida Lake hooked up with lures, methods that are producing limits right

Dustin Prievo

Other Freshwater

The previous record for the non-native fish species stood for nearly 30 years.Florida Man Breaks Butterfly Peacock Bass Record by a Fraction

Florida Man Breaks Butterfly Peacock Bass Record by a Fraction

The previous record for the non-native fish species stood for nearly 30 years.

Game & Fish Staff

Catch-and-release fishing records highlight summer fishing for toothy predators.Record Muskie, Northern Pike Reported in Minnesota

Record Muskie, Northern Pike Reported in Minnesota

Catch-and-release fishing records highlight summer fishing for toothy predators.

Game & Fish Staff

The flash and whir of spinner blades give them wide appeal, especially when the blade style fits best.Take a Spin with Spinners for Trout, Bass, Walleye & More

Take a Spin with Spinners for Trout, Bass, Walleye & More

The flash and whir of spinner blades give them wide appeal, especially when the blade style

Dr. Jason A. Halfen

Honorary degree from beloved UT celebrates Bill Dance's decades of impact on Tennessee, sport of fishing.Dr. Dance: Fishing Icon Receives Prestigious Honor

Dr. Dance: Fishing Icon Receives Prestigious Honor

Honorary degree from beloved UT celebrates Bill Dance's decades of impact on Tennessee, sport

Lynn Burkhead

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

Saltwater

Saltwater gamefish travel up coastal rivers to avoid winter's chill on the flats. Here's how to catch 'em while they are there.Go Up the Creek for Winter Saltwater Fishing Action

Go Up the Creek for Winter Saltwater Fishing Action

Saltwater gamefish travel up coastal rivers to avoid winter's chill on the flats. Here's how

Frank Sargeant

Learn how beach dynamics impact saltwater fishing success from shore.Storms Bring Challenges, Opportunities to Surf Fishing

Storms Bring Challenges, Opportunities to Surf Fishing

Learn how beach dynamics impact saltwater fishing success from shore.

Frank Sargeant

New record beat the old one by nearly seven pounds.Huge Red Grouper Shatters Georgia Record

Huge Red Grouper Shatters Georgia Record

New record beat the old one by nearly seven pounds.

Game & Fish Staff

After 30 years of catch-and-release only, lottery-draw permits could be in place next year.Florida Considers Limited Harvest of Goliath Grouper

Florida Considers Limited Harvest of Goliath Grouper

After 30 years of catch-and-release only, lottery-draw permits could be in place next year.

Game & Fish Staff

When rigged and fished correctly, soft plastics routinely fool the biggest inshore fish all across the South.Inshore Gamefish Are Suckers for Twitchy Soft Plastics

Inshore Gamefish Are Suckers for Twitchy Soft Plastics

When rigged and fished correctly, soft plastics routinely fool the biggest inshore fish all

Frank Sargeant

Find a wide range of saltwater gamefish willing to bite near these five fishing destinations.Let There Be Rocks: Tune Into Southern Jetty Fishing

Let There Be Rocks: Tune Into Southern Jetty Fishing

Find a wide range of saltwater gamefish willing to bite near these five fishing destinations.

John N. Felsher

News

55-pounder came after battling ice at boat ramps, wintry conditions.On Final Icy Swing, Minnesota Angler Breaks Muskie Record

On Final Icy Swing, Minnesota Angler Breaks Muskie Record

55-pounder came after battling ice at boat ramps, wintry conditions.

Lynn Burkhead

A master of finesse fishing, Martens made an impact on the sport that will never be forgotten.Bass Fishing Loses 'One of a Kind;' Cancer Takes Aaron Martens, 49

Bass Fishing Loses 'One of a Kind;' Cancer Takes Aaron Martens, 49

A master of finesse fishing, Martens made an impact on the sport that will never be forgotten.

Lynn Burkhead

New record beat the old one by nearly seven pounds.Huge Red Grouper Shatters Georgia Record

Huge Red Grouper Shatters Georgia Record

New record beat the old one by nearly seven pounds.

Game & Fish Staff

G&F News Digest: Minnesota EHD, Wisconsin wolf quota, NY's new catch-and-release trout season.Florida Lionfish Challenge Removes 21K Invasive Species

Florida Lionfish Challenge Removes 21K Invasive Species

G&F News Digest: Minnesota EHD, Wisconsin wolf quota, NY's new catch-and-release trout season.

Game & Fish Staff

The previous record for the non-native fish species stood for nearly 30 years.Florida Man Breaks Butterfly Peacock Bass Record by a Fraction

Florida Man Breaks Butterfly Peacock Bass Record by a Fraction

The previous record for the non-native fish species stood for nearly 30 years.

Game & Fish Staff

G&F News Digest: Low water, drought, dam repairs result in no limits on all fish species at Malheur (OR), Johnstown (CO) reservoirs.Emergency Catch-It-All Fishing Allowed at 2 Reservoirs

Emergency Catch-It-All Fishing Allowed at 2 Reservoirs

G&F News Digest: Low water, drought, dam repairs result in no limits on all fish species at

Game & Fish Staff

Stories

Tournament bass fishing started and has flourished due to anglers not being afraid to try something new.Pro Bass Fishing's Art of Positive Disruption

Pro Bass Fishing's Art of Positive Disruption

Tournament bass fishing started and has flourished due to anglers not being afraid to try

Lynn Burkhead

The brainchild of a Texas watchmaker became the first fishing reel of countless anglers.Fishing Gear Icon: How the Zebco 33 Changed the World

Fishing Gear Icon: How the Zebco 33 Changed the World

The brainchild of a Texas watchmaker became the first fishing reel of countless anglers.

Colin Moore

Mud Hole Education Program brings rod building to students all across America.Custom Rods, Fishing Passions Built in Hands-On Program

Custom Rods, Fishing Passions Built in Hands-On Program

Mud Hole Education Program brings rod building to students all across America.

Game & Fish Staff

Fishing and brewskis go hand in hand in the summer months. Here are our picks for a variety of angling scenarios.Top 10 Summer Fishing Beers; Vote for Your Favorite

Top 10 Summer Fishing Beers; Vote for Your Favorite

Fishing and brewskis go hand in hand in the summer months. Here are our picks for a variety of

John Taranto

Honorary degree from beloved UT celebrates Bill Dance's decades of impact on Tennessee, sport of fishing.Dr. Dance: Fishing Icon Receives Prestigious Honor

Dr. Dance: Fishing Icon Receives Prestigious Honor

Honorary degree from beloved UT celebrates Bill Dance's decades of impact on Tennessee, sport

Lynn Burkhead

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

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