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Stranger Things to Consider for Your Tournament Fishing
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Stranger Things to Consider for Your Tournament Fishing

When you’ve seen a unique product or heard some unusual advice, you’re likely to remember it, and that’s exactly what we’re hoping for here. Keep these warm weather conservation tips in mind for your tournament fishing, even the unconventional ones — they might just save your bass. Don’t Knock These Tips Til You’ve Tried Them...

Learn to Fly Fish – Episode 5: On the Water
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Learn to Fly Fish – Episode 5: On the Water

Once you’ve got a grip on casting and have done your homework on places to go, it’s time to get out on the water. Whether you’re floating dry flies along the current or drifting nymphs through a promising pool, it’s time to put your fly fishing skills to the test. Taking that first step in...

Spinning Rods & Little Bitty Swim Jigs
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Spinning Rods & Little Bitty Swim Jigs

Ladson, SC – Hop aboard the boats of legendary anglers Ned Kehde or Drew Reese and you’ll probably witness two different but equally effective bass tricks. You might discover, for instance, that Midwest finesse fishing often transcends TRDs™ and mushroom-shaped jigs. While Ned masterfully coaxes dozens of bites with one of his little red mushroom jigs,...

Bug Hatch Walleye
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Bug Hatch Walleye

Having a hard time catching walleye when your favourite waters are choked with emerging larvae? Follow Jon Thelen as he showcases an effective spinner rig strategy for early summer walleyes during a prominent mayfly hatch.

How to Catch Early-Summer Smallmouth Bass
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How to Catch Early-Summer Smallmouth Bass

When Frank Scalish competed on the Bassmaster Elite Series tour, he was known for his ability to catch smallmouth bass. He did especially well with this species on the Great Lakes and on large, inland, natural lakes, such as Lake Champlain. A lifetime resident of northern Ohio, Scalish has never lived more than a short...

The Free Rig: Bass Fishing’s Next Big Bait
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The Free Rig: Bass Fishing’s Next Big Bait

American bass anglers owe a lot to their Japanese counterparts as some of the most significant innovations cross the Pacific Ocean and then slowly enter the tackle boxes of North American anglers. The drop-shot rig is one prime example of something that started in the Far East, gained steam in the western United States and...

Five Things You DON’T Need for Fly Tying
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Five Things You DON’T Need for Fly Tying

Tim Cammisa of “Trout and Feather” has been a YouTube creator of fly tying and fly fishing videos for over seven years. He is a featured presenter and tier at events such as the The Fly Fishing Show, International Fly Tying Symposium and Midwest Fly Fishing Expo, and has traveled around the country helping others...

Women’s ‘Learn to Saltwater Fish’ Night
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Women’s ‘Learn to Saltwater Fish’ Night

Join the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries on Thursday, June 23rd from 5-7pm at the Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center for an evening of fishing, including opportunities to set up your gear, cast and reel along the canal, and a filet your catch demo. SPACE IS LIMITED for this free event, and registration is open on...

Better Results with Balsa
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Better Results with Balsa

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The first stop on the 2022 Classic Bass Champions Tour is in the books with competitors battling it out on Pools 4 and 5 of the Mississippi River. Tommy Parker, 18, of Minnetonka, Minnesota, came away with the victory after finessing 51 pounds, 4 ounces of bass from rip-rap stretches in the...