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Proper Fish Care with AFTCO
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Proper Fish Care with AFTCO

AFTCO has partnered with the Ike Jime Federation to provide the recreational sportfishing community with the tools needed to achieve superior grade seafood. Influenced by Japanese traditional fish harvesting techniques, the Ike Jime Federation harnesses the power to bring the most biochemically superior product to your dinner table. How to Ike Jime a Fish Step...

FFI Magazine Goes Live With Stacked February Edition
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FFI Magazine Goes Live With Stacked February Edition

Missoula, MT — Would you fight an aggressive fish that’s armed with a sword, swims at highway speeds, and might measure twice as long as yourself? Fly-fishing travel addict Pat Ford did just that in Mexico’s Magdalena Bay, and describes his crazy adventure—including swimming with those beasts—in Fly Fishing International’s February edition. In addition to Ford’s...

It’s Time for White Perch
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It’s Time for White Perch

The name white perch makes you think this is strictly a freshwater fish, but in reality, this species is a semi-anadromous fish, nonscientifically more closely related to striped bass. A semi-anadromous fish is one that spends an equal amount of time in the ocean, and the freshwater river, stream, lake or pond of its birth...

Unexpected Catches on Late Ice
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Unexpected Catches on Late Ice

The ice fishing season is winding down. In some parts of ice fishing territory, the season has closed for a couple species of fish. However, there are still lots of fish to chase in the remaining weeks of ice fishing. Perch, crappies, and other panfish are fair game in most places, and so are some...

The Top Five Ice Fishing Baits You Need This Season
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The Top Five Ice Fishing Baits You Need This Season

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi – With this year’s ice fishing season approaching, here are the top five ice fishing lures you should add to your arsenal. American Baitworks brands’ Freedom Tackle and STH Bait Co. have you covered with some of the best ice fishing lures available. Freedom Tackle Minnow Jigging Spoon The Freedom Minnow jigging...

4 Essential Fishing Knots From AFTCO
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4 Essential Fishing Knots From AFTCO

Fishing line is your connection to the fish, and good line is integral to a successful day on the water. The leader serves as your connection from the main line to your hook or lure, so selecting a quality monofilament or fluorocarbon leader like AFTCO Saiko Pro is a must. Captain Eric Newman uses Saiko...

Live(stream) Fly Tying Opportunity
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Live(stream) Fly Tying Opportunity

The American Museum of Fly Fishing will host a day of fly tying on Saturday, February 12. Beginners and seasoned anglers alike will enjoy watching experts Kelly Bedford, Paul Sinicki, Mike Rice, and Rich Strolis demonstrating their skills and sharing their knowledge from the Selch-Bakwin Fly Room here at the Museum. Best of all, this...

The Canyon Runner Offshore Seminar Series
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The Canyon Runner Offshore Seminar Series

Back, bigger & better than ever at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, NJ on Saturday, February 5 from 9am-5pm. The Canyon Runner Seminar Series is not just a seminar, it’s an event! The 2022 Canyon Runner seminar speakers combine for 10,000 days offshore chasing tuna, marlin, swords and more. They’ve produced over 100,000 tuna and...

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...