Tag: Fish

5 Tips To Keep Fish Alive

5 Tips To Keep Fish Alive

When angling for trout, whether it’s for stocked fish or their wild counterparts, you’ll be drawing on a precious resource that warrants careful preservation. Unless you plan to eat it, every trout you catch should be handled with…

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White Bass Or Sand Bass? The Highly Underrated All American Fish

White Bass Or Sand Bass? The Highly Underrated All American Fish

Is it white bass or sand bass? Personally, I call the fish “white lighting” because they strike with a vicious jolt and then bolt for deep water to pull free from my lure’s hooks. Many Southern anglers refer to…

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Extreme weather and big fish

Extreme weather and big fish

Regardless of the time of year, we anglers like those days that are gorgeous. We know we’re going to be fishing comfortably on a pretty day. But I’ve learned over many decades of heading to northern Michigan that…

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2 Minutes With The Toughest Fish In Freshwater

2 Minutes With The Toughest Fish In Freshwater

That’s All Folks Well, I told you it’d be fast. That was our two minute breakdown on the Peacock Bass, a fish known for it’s ferocious nature, inspiring color patterns, and willingness to obliterate top water baits. Please!…

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8 Places To Catch A Fish Inside The City

8 Places To Catch A Fish Inside The City

Chicago is the city of big shoulders known for vibrant sports, culture, restaurants… and fishing?. While not necessarily known as an anglers paradise, Chicago sits on Lake Michigan’s shores, has a river running through it, and is home…

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How To Fish A Swim Jig

How To Fish A Swim Jig

The standard bass jig has always been a staple bottom-bouncing lure for decades, but the lure became more versatile when savvy anglers started swimming it for suspended bass. The History Behind The Bait Back in the 1980’s, anglers…

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How To Avoid Summer Fish Kills When The Lake Feels Like Bathwater

How To Avoid Summer Fish Kills When The Lake Feels Like Bathwater

When the heat is on during summertime, many game fish are vulnerable to the bathwater temperatures of our fisheries throughout the country.Most game fish can tolerate and remain in shallow hot water for short periods of time but…

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Mayfly marvels: much more than fish food

Mayfly marvels: much more than fish food

Once the mayfly’s imago stage is complete, the insects mate in comingling swarms, with males using their enlarged front legs to grab and hold females. Within a few hours of mating, females release their eggs near the water…

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Michael Jordan Caught A GIANT Fish In One of The Biggest Fishing Tournaments In The World

Michael Jordan Caught A GIANT Fish In One of The Biggest Fishing Tournaments In The World

The greatest player of all time does it again! Michael Jordan just pulled in a 442 lb Blue Marlin off the shores of North Carolina. In addition to MJ, North Carolina is home to the annual Big Blue…

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The 5 Best Places To Fish In Missouri This Season

The 5 Best Places To Fish In Missouri This Season

Missouri offers some of the best fishing in the Midwest for a variety of gamefish. The state features several reservoirs teeming with thriving populations of largemouth bass, spotted bass, smallmouth bass, white and black crappie, white bass and…

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