Gearing Up For Spring Fishing

By Josh Boyd   The latter half of winter tends to be a time filled with rapidly building anticipation for the die-hard angler. After several months of frigid temperatures, blistering winds, and often icy conditions, those that love nothing more…

Small Water Set Ups

By Mark Fike For the past five or six years the duck hunting in my area of the mid Atlantic Flyway really dwindled down to being poor. If you live in this area, you know what I am talking about. …

Low Winter Water Reveals Springtime Crappie Hotspots

  By Richard Hines  We were just pulling into a small inlet on one of the local Corps of Engineers Lakes. As I was slowing down, I told my friend, “It should be about another 80 feet or so before…

Kenai River Fishing

  By Stacey Sutherlin There I sat cheering on the Kenai River Brown Bears hockey team when I received the message. “Do you work tomorrow?” I quickly replied with, “I don’t.” Getting this message from Chuck meant only one thing,…

Ready to Catch Something Different? Presenting: The Sailfish of the North!

  By Mike Willis The Fish Have you ever heard of an Arctic Grayling? This gnarly fish, easily recognized by its large back dorsal fin, is found primarily in Alaska. Grayling are very delicate and require pristine cold water to…

Frisky Jenny Trolling Flies- derby winners’ secret weapon

By Mike Willis If you are an angler from the Pacific Northwest, you have most likely heard of “Frisky Jenny Trolling Flies.” These flies have gotten lots of attention in the past for their proven success in producing quality fish. …

Cold Water Striper Tips

By Mark Fike After hunting for two months straight it can be very nice to take a break and go wet a line. Some outdoorsmen and women wait for warm weather to fish. I take the opportunity any time I…

Fall Pond Fishing

By Mark Fike Fall is here in the southern portions of America and the ponds have turned over meaning that a lot of fish are deeper now than they were before September arrived. Even though the fish are deeper, there…

Halibut fishing in the Gulf of Alaska

By Mike Willis For those seeking their next deep-sea fishing adventure, look no further than Valdez, Alaska. This fisherman’s paradise is sure not to disappoint even the most seasoned angler. It’s hard to imagine that in 1989, this area had…

Building For The Future: Constructing Fish Attractors

By Josh Boyd Few things are of such value to an avid fisherman as a well-guarded, secret honey-hole, from which their species of choice can be pulled with unrelenting regularity. Many fishermen would readily provide their bank account identification credentials…

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