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When the chill of winter descends on upstate New York, it’s time for us diehard anglers to break out the augers, tip-ups, and ice sleds for some excellent hard water action. From Champlain to the Finger Lakes, there are plenty of great options to chase jumbo perch, slab crappies, tempting trout and more. As someone…Details
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For the first time since 2018, the Bassmaster Elite Series won’t be kicking off its season in Florida, opting instead to open its 2024 slate at the big-bass factory of Toledo Bend Reservoir on the Louisiana/Texas border Feb. 22-25. B.A.S.S. officials made that announcement Wednesday, along with the entirety of a nine-tournament schedule that…Details
Crappie prove a year-round catch with crappie spawning season the most productive and exciting catches. One female crappie is capable of laying 20,000 to 25,000 eggs at a time and can lay eggs more than once a year depending on your climate. In this case, the male will stay shallow and guard more than one…Details
Many factors influence an angler’s success of finding a honey hole, no matter what the species. In a nutshell, a lake’s morphology and its shape influence fisheries. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) defines a fishery as a geographic area that is associated with a population of aquatic organisms, which are harvested for…Details
If you were a fish in a lake, where would you like to live, hunt, and play? Anglers from ancient times until this day all over the world have been using any means possible to enter into a fish’s domain. Of course, in ancient times, fishing sated a basic human need, hunger. Today, the fishing…Details
The holiday season is upon us, which means that we are officially in winter. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get outside and have some fun. Despite the cold weather, you can spend as much time outdoors as you would like, if you plan well and dress properly. When it comes to choosing your base…Details
No matter what activity you are enjoying on or around the lake, a quality pocket knife can be the single most handy tool you can carry on you. It can even be a life saver on occasion. Preparedness leads to peace of mind when having fun, and a pocket knife is the cornerstone to being…Details
There could be some confusion between the biggest freshwater fish, and the biggest freshwater fish ever caught. The biggest freshwater fish caught can possibly outweigh the biggest species of freshwater fish. Russia’s beluga sturgeon, also known as huso huso, is the biggest freshwater known fish in the world according to the Pan-European Action Plan for…Details
Fishing spots are easy to come by, but do you know which ones are the best for your favorite type of fishing? One of the less known types of spot that people tend to overlook is below a dam. It might sound odd, but fishing below the dam might be absolutely amazing in terms of…Details
A compact and reliable flashlight can be a fantastic addition to your pocket every single day, or a great backup item for your vehicle, tackle box, toolbox or camping gear. If you’re looking for the best pocket flashlight, you’ve come to the right place. In our opinion, the perfect mix of brightness, reliability and affordability…Details
Spring time is when many freshwater fish spawn, and that’s especially true across all of Texas and Oklahoma. This is the time of year when anglers pay close attention to the water temperature, the moon phases and every nuance of the weather. These all factor into when the fish get triggered to spawn. Right now…Details