Trophy Walleyes, Southern Style

Buster Loving, a guide in the Ozarks, knows that winter is a time to catch giant walleyes at Bull Shoals Lake. By Brent Frazee Before the ice even starts to melt on prime walleye waters in Minnesota and Canada, Buster…

Offshore Tuna Extravaganza, Not for the Faint of Heart

By Richard Simms GRAND ISLE, Louisiana I thought I knew, but now, after 64 years of life, I’ve gained a new perspective on what it really means to, “Run far and fish hard!” The realization hit me as the sun…

Stop Waiting and Make That Hunting or Fishing Trip of a Lifetime Happen

By: Mike Willis Have you ever met a person who seemingly has done it all? Have you ever fallen into the trap of believing that they are somehow different from you and that’s what makes them able to do all…

South Carolina Blues

(Photo: Richard Simms) Professional catfish guide, Capt. Barbara “Mouse” Witherell, with Santee Cajun Guide Service, poses proudly with a healthy Lake Marion blue catfish. By Richard Simms SANTEE, South Carolina – The sun was just peeking over the horizon as…

Euro Nymphing For Trout

cutline: Euro Nymphing is a highly effective fly fishing method that gives an angler a great deal of fly control, resulting in more strikes. Bill Cooper Euro Nymphing may sound a bit strange to many American fly fishermen, because it…

To Catch March Bass

March is a great time to catch very big largemouth bass as the water warms. By: Bill Cooper Water temperatures heat up considerably by mid-March in the Midwest and largemouth bass go on the prowl. Being cold-blooded creatures, their metabolism…

The Four Best Streams for Ozarks Smallmouth

Big smallmouth bass lurk in Ozark streams. Powerful fighters, they leave an indelible mark on the hearts of fishermen. By: Bill Cooper Smallmouth fishermen are a dedicated lot. Proposing to name the best smallmouth streams in the Ozarks is a…

Tennessee’s Chickamauga Lake Monsters

By Richard Simms   CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Maybe you’ve heard of the TV show “River Monsters.” It features the host traveling around the world seeking a wide variety of exotic monster fish. However if you are a hardcore bass fishermen…

Winter Checkups for Your Gear

Mark Fike Winter may be here and we may be getting bored with the cold rain and occasional snow and downright miserable temperatures, but there is much we all should be doing to prepare for spring fishing and hunting. Fishing…

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