Finding Upper Midwest Crappie From Ice Out to Spawn

Spring and great crappie fishing are synonymous across the upper Midwest, and for very good reason. As the weather and sun angle warms the water, crappie move in from their Winter haunts showing up in the back bays, reed beds, downed timber, brush, and other structural elements in large numbers, and concentrate in small areas […]

Early Spring Bass

As the ice melts and seasons change across the upper Midwest, many anglers get ready to hit the water to pursue either largemouth or smallmouth bass. Tough fighters, readily available and reasonably easy to locate and catch, bass have become the most popular gamefish species in freshwater. Many states now have catch and release seasons […]

The ‘Dead Stick’ Advantage

As the ice firms in the early winter and the gear comes out of storage, one of the first rods we get ready to go is our dead sticks. By definition, a dead stick is a rod you rig with a lure and bait it but leave it in a holder without jigging or moving […]

Iced Pike on a Light Stick

Iced pike while ice fishing

Pike are tough fighters and an awful lot of fun to catch any time of the year, but they really shine as a quarry during the winter through the ice. Plentiful across the ice range, Northern Pike is targeted by anglers using all available techniques, not just because they get really big and are great […]

Basic Topwater Tips For Bass Fishing

Basic topwater tips for bass fishing will cover seven different types of topwater lures, the type of retrieval to use on the lure, and what color combinations to use on certain types of days. Buzzbaits – Before I fish a given body of water and I want to use this lure I head to local […]

Largemouth Bass Fishing

Largemouth Bass Fishing The largemouth bass is a freshwater fish. It is actually part of the Sunfish family. Its value to fisherman is honored in various ways in different states. For example, it is Alabama’s state fish. It goes by many names such as Potter’s fish, Florida largemouth, southern largemouth, northern largemouth, widemouth bass, brown […]

Vexan Bass Fishing In Georgia

Bass Fishing… It may be the promise of fun and excitement of bass fishing that keeps many people hooked on it. There are also countless television shows today that concentrate on bass fishing a lot that is why you can’t help learning more about it. Please enjoy reading more about Bass fishing in Georgia from […]

Bass Fishing In Florida Can Be An Awesome Experience

Bass fishing is one of America’s top pastimes. Many people indulge in this activity for their therapeutic wonders. Great relaxation and the exhilarating feeling of catching a big bass is its biggest drawing power. Many memorable times are experienced between friends and family on these Bass fishing trips. Not all states are blessed with having […]

How to Catch Bigger Bass – Tips for Largemouth Bass

If you are looking to catch more largemouth bass and to catch bigger bass then I would strongly suggest that you start using the technique that I have been using for years. Generally tips for largemouth bass will cover a wide variety of methods and techniques. Because largemouth bass are an aggressive and voracious freshwater […]

Bassin’ Basics

Native to North America, the largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) is a species of black bass in the sunfish family. The black bass is the state fish of Alabama (official freshwater fish), Georgia, Mississippi, Florida (state freshwater fish), and Tennessee (official sport fish). It is the most sought after freshwater sport fish in the country. Bass […]