Fishing Tips

When to Hire a Fishing Guide & Finding the Right Resort

Tim AllardWith spring around the corner, many anglers are wandering fishing shows to pacify the last remaining weeks of cabin fever. In addition to picking up the latest lures, a lot of us spend time investigating lodges and considering fishing getaways for the upcoming season. Read more…

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Fishing News - Fresh

Top 10 New Inexpensive Boating Goodies of 2015

Boats Dot Com LogoEach and every spring, there’s a hot new crop of cool tools and other stuff that we boaters can use to make our lives on the water better. Of course, most of it costs big bucks. So what does 2015 have in store for the spendthrifts among us? After perusing the winter boat shows, Read more…

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Boat News

Raw Video Footage from TowBoatUS Rescue of Texas Kayakers Has Lessons For All Boaters

BoatUSCapsizing on open water can mean life or death to a boater suddenly finding themselves bobbing in the sea. As a wall of thunderstorms approached Galveston Bay late one day last week, two kayakers suddenly found themselves in the water, unable to re-board their swamped craft Read more…

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Hunting News

Tune Up Your Camping Tent Now

Tune Up Your Camping Tent NowFor those enduring snows and freezing temps, camping is likely not on the current adventure, to-do list. For those in warmer climates, or campers not afraid to spend chilly night out under the stars, camping has no seasonal boundaries. Whether you’ve been camping Read more…

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Fishing News - Salt

Protecting the Bait Fish that Fuel Florida’s Fishing Industry

florida forage fishForage fish are small to medium-sized, schooling species (eg., anchovies, pinfish, herring, scad, menhaden, mullet, and sardines) that play a critical role in marine ecosystems by transferring energy up to larger fish, marine mammals, and birds who prey on them. Read more…

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Turkey Hunting

How I Filled My Tags During Spring Turkey Season

How I Filled My Tags During Spring Turkey SeasonI love to turkey hunt. Since March 15, I was in the woods just about every day. I may have missed a few mornings but not many. I was able to enjoy the woods with family, friends, first-time hunters and several disabled hunters. The season was long, and this year, Read more…

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Predator Hunting

RMEF – The Wolf Impact (Video)

RMEF Logo 2013We learn more about the legal issues surrounding wolves and the impact they’ve had on elk from an attorney who’s helped RMEF. Plus, country music artist Chuck Wicks hunts big hulls in New Mexico. RMEF Position on Wolf Management – The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

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Panfish Fishing

FISHING ILLINOIS STRIP PITS

FISHING ILLINOIS STRIP PITSTime was when strip mined land was a story of environmental devastation.  Now they have become successful habitat restoration.  The woodlands, healthy grasslands and abundant water provide outdoor recreation for the public. Most of the pits available for public fishing on state land. Read more…

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Fishing News - Fresh

How well do you know freshwater fish in Maine?

How well do you know freshwater fish in MaineFrom the Bangor Daily: Do you know a togue from a brookie? How about a cusk from a pike? If you’re iffy on the difference between a smallmouth and a largemouth (hint: one has a bigger mouth) then it’s time to brush up on your fish identification skills. LINK to Quiz. Read more…

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Bass Fishing

Big Flutter Spoons Offer New Choices for Deep Cold Water Bass

Big Flutter Spoons Offer New Choices for Deep Cold Water BassIf you caught 15 bass, each weighing between four and six pounds, on the first 15 casts you ever made with a new lure, wouldn’t that lure become one of your all-time favorites? Of course it would, which is exactly what happened to Yamaha Pro Kelly Jordon several years Read more…

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Bass Fishing

The Best Buzz Bait Time of Year

Fish Lake Guntersville Guide ServiceNow that we are approaching some warm weather and the water is clearly moving into some solid mid 50 degree temperatures; I suggest that tying on buzz bait can be a very productive presentation. I know most fishermen believe that the top water bite is always best in the fall Read more…

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Biggest fish ever caught in Missouri reeled in at Cape Fair

Andy Belobraydic

1st reported by KY3: An Eastern Missouri angler can tell the story of the one that did NOT get away from him on Table Rock Lake. Andy Belobraydic of Richwoods, MO reeled in a record setting fish on Saturday. He landed a 140 pound, 8.8 ounce paddlefish at the Bridgeport Resort at Cape Fair, Read more…

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Trout/Salmon Fishing

Fishing Bushes for Crappie

Fishing Bushes for CrappieIt’s the same old song and dance every spring for crappie fishing guide Kyle Schoenherr. The crappie waltz up shallow and Schoenherr hustles right into the bushes with them. Like a well-choreographed dance, the crappie preparing to spawn and Schoenherr is trying to catch them Read more…

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Boat News

Xpress Boats can match an aluminum boat to your fishing style

Xpress Boats Shallow Water BayAluminum boats have been around for a long time. Many anglers likely got their first fishing experience from a simple aluminum Jon boat. Flat sheets of aluminum were formed and riveted to construct the simple craft. Read more…

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