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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

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the annual fishing trade show is a swimbait that costs less than 8 bucks.Who Won the Best of Show at ICAST 2021?

Who Won the Best of Show at ICAST 2021?

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the annual fishing trade show is a swimbait that costs less

Scott Bernarde

More than 100 bass over 13 pounds have been caught in the TrophyCatch program. Here are some revealing stats.Trophy Data Reveals Where, When, How to Catch Giant Florida Bass

Trophy Data Reveals Where, When, How to Catch Giant Florida Bass

More than 100 bass over 13 pounds have been caught in the TrophyCatch program. Here are some

Game & Fish Staff

You don't need pack a lot of tackle. Here's how to get dialed in this summer.Top Lures and Tactics for Summertime River Smallmouth Bass

Top Lures and Tactics for Summertime River Smallmouth Bass

You don't need pack a lot of tackle. Here's how to get dialed in this summer.

Alan Clemons

Most anglers go deep for bass in the dog days of summer. Instead, fish smart in the shallows.Shallow Swerve: Find Overlooked Lunker Bass in Shallow Water 

Shallow Swerve: Find Overlooked Lunker Bass in Shallow Water 

Most anglers go deep for bass in the dog days of summer. Instead, fish smart in the shallows.

Ken Duke

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

Catfish

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

When fishing gets tough, having some less traditional tactics up your sleeve can help salvage a slow day.Get Down and Dirty for Summertime Catfish

Get Down and Dirty for Summertime Catfish

When fishing gets tough, having some less traditional tactics up your sleeve can help salvage

Keith Sutton

With slimy skin and sharp spines, freshly caught catfish can be a handful at the cleaning table.Pain-Free Catfish Cleaning in 4 Steps

Pain-Free Catfish Cleaning in 4 Steps

With slimy skin and sharp spines, freshly caught catfish can be a handful at the cleaning

M.D. Johnson

This active approach to catfishing can make your catch rate soar. Here's what to know.Catch the Drift? Go Anchor-Free for Summer Catfish

Catch the Drift? Go Anchor-Free for Summer Catfish

This active approach to catfishing can make your catch rate soar. Here's what to know.

Keith Sutton

Expand your catfish skills with these alternative fishing methods—brush hooks and tip-ups.There's More Than One Way to Hook a Cat

There's More Than One Way to Hook a Cat

Expand your catfish skills with these alternative fishing methods—brush hooks and tip-ups.

Alan Clemons

Panfish

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

There are a myriad of bait and lure options, but none beats the versatility of the unassuming inline spinner.Inline Spinners Unbeatable for Springtime Panfish

Inline Spinners Unbeatable for Springtime Panfish

There are a myriad of bait and lure options, but none beats the versatility of the unassuming

M.D. Johnson

Walleye eclipses 14-year-old record; Bow angler beats friend's sunfish mark.State Records: Walleye in Montana; Redear in Missouri

State Records: Walleye in Montana; Redear in Missouri

Walleye eclipses 14-year-old record; Bow angler beats friend's sunfish mark.

Game & Fish Staff

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

Walleye

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

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

Other Freshwater

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

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

Saltwater

Numbers of big Atlantic striped bass may be down, but recent explosion of schoolie stripers bolsters the fishery.Schoolies in Session for Coastal Stripers

Schoolies in Session for Coastal Stripers

Numbers of big Atlantic striped bass may be down, but recent explosion of schoolie stripers

Capt. Tom Migdalski

Going toe-to-fin can sometimes be the key to big catches on the flats. It is often the only way to catch them.Wade On In When Inshore Saltwater Fish Get Spooked

Wade On In When Inshore Saltwater Fish Get Spooked

Going toe-to-fin can sometimes be the key to big catches on the flats. It is often the only

Frank Sargeant

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

Ultra-realistic twitchbaits can turn a mediocre bite into a feast on the saltwater flats.Get Twitchy with the Right Bait Choices for Inshore Fishing

Get Twitchy with the Right Bait Choices for Inshore Fishing

Ultra-realistic twitchbaits can turn a mediocre bite into a feast on the saltwater flats.

Frank Sargeant

Some of the finest inshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico can be found at Nueces and the surrounding estuary.Go Nuts for Inshore Fishing at Texas' Nueces Bay

Go Nuts for Inshore Fishing at Texas' Nueces Bay

Some of the finest inshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico can be found at Nueces and the

Larry Larsen

You've got to fish the right one in the right place at the right time under the right conditions.How to Work Artificial Shrimp Lures for Inshore Fishing Success

How to Work Artificial Shrimp Lures for Inshore Fishing Success

You've got to fish the right one in the right place at the right time under the right

Frank Sargeant

News

With growing clout in the fishing world, Mossy Oak glad to return to Orlando.Welcome Back to Business for Fishing Industry at ICAST 2021

Welcome Back to Business for Fishing Industry at ICAST 2021

With growing clout in the fishing world, Mossy Oak glad to return to Orlando.

Lynn Burkhead

The new Mike Iaconelli signature model has all the bells and whistles for kayak fishing.Hobie Introduces 'Ike'-Inspired Fishing Kayak at ICAST 2021

Hobie Introduces 'Ike'-Inspired Fishing Kayak at ICAST 2021

The new Mike Iaconelli signature model has all the bells and whistles for kayak fishing.

Scott Bernarde

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the annual fishing trade show is a swimbait that costs less than 8 bucks.Who Won the Best of Show at ICAST 2021?

Who Won the Best of Show at ICAST 2021?

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the annual fishing trade show is a swimbait that costs less

Scott Bernarde

It took two calls to inform Florida angler he won $70,000 boat.ICAST Daily: Boat-Raffle Winner Couldn't Believe His Ears

ICAST Daily: Boat-Raffle Winner Couldn't Believe His Ears

It took two calls to inform Florida angler he won $70,000 boat.

Scott Bernarde

Here are 11 new reels featured at the annual fishing-tackle trade show.New Freshwater Fishing Reels from ICAST 2021

New Freshwater Fishing Reels from ICAST 2021

Here are 11 new reels featured at the annual fishing-tackle trade show.

Scott Bernarde

Stories

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

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

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