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Ice Fishing Fundamentals
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Ice Fishing Fundamentals

As winter sets in, many Vermonters are preparing for one of the most popular cold weather pastimes in the state – ice fishing.  Anglers spend more than 400,000 days each winter ice fishing in Vermont, and the state’s Fish and Wildlife Department is encouraging more people to give it a try. Department fisheries biologist Shawn...

Masters of the Fly 2022 Event Lineup Announced
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Masters of the Fly 2022 Event Lineup Announced

Whether it’s casting to blitzing stripers off the iconic Montauk Point lighthouse, chasing tarpon on the flats in Flamingo, or stalking giant trout in the gin-clear waters of a Montana spring creek, fly fishing is our obsession. It invades our dreams. It disrupts our lives. We are the masters of the fly – a group...

New Season of Pro Team Journal Launches January 4
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New Season of Pro Team Journal Launches January 4

The new season of Pro Team Journal is taking a different route this year as this year’s season will be totally online. The first episode will air on Kings of Bass TV’s YouTube channel on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 5pm ET. Be sure to give the episode a look, and subscribe to the KOB TV YouTube...

Learn To Surf Fish For Striped Bass
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Learn To Surf Fish For Striped Bass

Join Surfcaster’s Journal managing editor and surf-fishing-guru Jerry Audet for the 2nd annual “Surf Scenarios” Zoom seminar series starting January 5th at 7:00pm and learn to surf fish for striped bass. Jerry will be covering a diverse number of topics related to surf fishing for Striped Bass, including understanding and utilizing current, making better use...

Explore First Ice Tactics at Shimano School
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Explore First Ice Tactics at Shimano School

Few periods of hardwater fishing are as productive as the fleeting first ice window. Large numbers of aggressive fish remain in shallow water, energized by seasonally-high dissolved oxygen levels and chasing abundant forage. Success at first ice requires specialized tools and tactics, developed and refined over decades by some of the most successful guides and...

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Tips for Catching More Fish in Late Fall

Layer up, put on the wool socks, and stash a few hand warmers in your pockets. It’s time to go fishing! But where do you start? If you follow the three tips below, you will undoubtedly put more bass in the boat later into the fall. 1. Timing It Right While Late Fall Fishing  ...

Tips for Fishing the Old Standby Plastic Worm
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Tips for Fishing the Old Standby Plastic Worm

The more things change, the more they stay the same! One result from the TrophyCatch Hall of Fame 100 survey not shown above is that the plastic worm caught more HOF bass than any other lure! Despite newer lures and the fact that bass have been seeing plastic worms for over 150 years, the plastic...

Topwater Tips from MLF Pro Matt Lee
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Topwater Tips from MLF Pro Matt Lee

It’s probably safe to assume that every bass angler loves topwater fishing. The excitement of the blow up is unmatched, and early November is one of the best times to get in on the action. MLF pro Matt Lee fishes a wide range of topwater baits that includes off-the-shelf top sellers from multiple brands, a...