GREAT REASONS TO GO FISHING
Outdoor World with Larry Whiteley

GREAT REASONS TO GO FISHING

Why is it important to get children and adults involved in fishing? I could give a thousand reasons, but they would be my reasons. I only know that when I fish, my mind clears itself […]

DEEP WATER WALLEYES
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

DEEP WATER WALLEYES

When a person is preparing to go fishing, it’s a good idea to keep in mind that the fish might not be where we expect them to be.  I forgot that fact recently, and it […]

FIND THEIR FOOD, FIND THE FISH
Fishing News - Fresh

FIND THEIR FOOD, FIND THE FISH

A very basic yet often overlooked principle of fishing is that you’ve got to put your bait near a fish if you want to catch a fish.  So often we consider lure shape, color, size, […]

SLOW DOWN IN THE SPRING FOR MORE FISH
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

SLOW DOWN IN THE SPRING FOR MORE FISH

If you want to be successful when you go fishing, you need to first, find the fish.  Once you’ve done that, you need to give them what they want to eat.  If you do those […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

CONSIDER COLOR FOR MORE WALLEYES

I was with some friends recently, and as often happens, the talk turned to fishing, and as often happens when the talk turns to fishing, the topic of lure color came up.  That topic usually […]

Catfishing the right way
Catfish Fishing

Catfishing the right way!

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kayak fishing
Fishing Tips

Mitchell Fishing – Kayak Fishing Tips

In less than a decade kayak fishing has become internationally popular. From saltwater coastlines to inland lakes and streams, anglers are catching a wide range of sport fish from kayaks. If you’re new to kayak […]

REEL-TIMES e-newsletter 3-28-19
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Reel Times – March 2019

SPRING “WALLEYE” FEVER! Lots going on in the Fishing the Midwest World! Spring has finally sprung!  This is an exciting time of year for fishing enthusiasts across the Midwest as open water is appearing, meaning it’s […]

Fishing Tips

IOWA DNR – Perch, What Do I Need?

Perch fishing does not require a wide or expensive collection of fishing gear. Most anglers use basic rod-reel combinations, although light tackle is the most popular. Use a somewhat stiffer 6 to 6 1/2 foot […]

RAYMARINE Supporting Kayak Anglers
Boat News

RAYMARINE Supporting Kayak Anglers

Within the hierarchy of fishing craft, kayaks are extremely economical, easy to transport and store, and afford access to virtually any waters, including those unreachable by bigger boats. These are the primary reasons why kayak […]

Going Fishing
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

GOING FISHING

There are lots of fishing seasons and ways to go fishing.  In some parts of the world right now it’s ice-fishing season, but in others it’s open water season.  In some places it crappie season, […]

Dan’s Fish ‘N’ Tales®

It Was Absolutely Crazy

Last when I headed out it was windy, and was absolutely crazy. With wind speeds up to 40 mph and gust to as high as 50 mph, it seemed to be impossible to fish, but […]

Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Fishing An A-Rig – A Few Tips

With the winter bite upon us and the resurgence of the A-Rig over the last month I thought it would be a good time to share some of the deepest secrets of making this bait […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

FEED THE FISH WHAT THEY WANT

Summer is here: It came quickly this year.  Fishing in the summer can be very productive.  However, on that day when you’re on the water, fishing conditions might not be the best for the species […]

Frustrating Snags
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Frustrating Snags

As the fish move shallow for the spawn and we all start our run to the banks and hard cover it’s inevitable that your bait is going to get hung up at some point during […]

A short fishing outing
Dan’s Fish ‘N’ Tales®

A short fishing outing

After picking up my Ranger Boats 362V from Davenport Boat Inc. I took it home and got ready to meet Don Banning to team up on a short fishing outing. I did fairly well with […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

EARLY SEASON FISHING MEMORIES

It’s that time of year:  The boat is being rigged, I’m putting fresh line on my reels, I’m calling friends to see if they have any good fishing reports, in short, I’m preparing for the […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

EXPERIENCE EARLY SEASON FISHING SUCCESS

I’ve been seeing more and more anglers on and in the water recently.  Some of them are fishing from boats, some are wading, others are fishing from docks or shore.  Some of them are catching […]

LOOKING FORWARD
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

LOOKING FORWARD (and back)

On a drive around a nearby lake recently it became apparent that another ice-fishing season is concluding.  There were still lots of anglers on the ice where the ice was safe, but wind was making […]

Dan’s Fish ‘N’ Tales®

My 45 years in the industry

Last week I sent an email out to several of the people in the fishing and shooting industry and others who have somehow been a part of my 45 years in the industry. I felt […]

Catching Big Fish More Often
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Catching Big Fish More Often

Some of the time we hear about the good old days of fishing, back in a time when the fish were bigger and there were more of them.  And, while I’m sure there were times […]

I seriously thought
Dan’s Fish ‘N’ Tales®

I Seriously Thought

I seriously thought I was going to have two days in a row of being zeroed out on fishing. It took most of the time on the short trip to finally break the ice with […]

Records Don’t Lie
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Fishing Data and Records Don’t Lie

Over the many years I have been fishing I have always keep information on my fishing trips giving me nearly 25 years of details from baits to weather to fishing depth and more. The advantage […]

Today's fishing report
Dan’s Fish ‘N’ Tales®

Today’s fishing report

As normal, all sorts of things got in the way of heading out earlier in the Ranger, including shooting a couple of new videos for Shoot ‘N’ Plink™. So, the fishing started late. The first […]

Dan’s Fish ‘N’ Tales®

Then I went fishing

It was one of those days when I was trying to fit everything into a single day. First there were some errands, after which was some shooting, which you can read about on the Shoot […]

Using My Blitz To Score A Few Fish
Dan’s Fish ‘N’ Tales®

Using My Blitz To Score A Few Fish

I got out fishing for a couple of hours today after filming a shooting video with a Umarex USA, Inc. NXG rifle and Henry Repeating Arms Frontier Long Barrel, and then later shooting my Browning […]

HEAVY METAL REACTION STRIKES
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HEAVY METAL REACTION STRIKES

The sun is setting earlier and the fishing season transitioning into the late summer and early fall patterns. It’s that time of year when heavy metal rules the water! I don’t mean Guns N Roses […]

The Next St(age), By Joel Nelsen
Top Fishing Headlines

The Next St(age), By Joel Nelsen

After a fairly successful introduction to fishing for my two young sons, now ages 9 and 12, it’s been a slow-go in recent years.  It took some steady learning on my part to understand that […]

June-July Issue of NW PA Fishing Report
Fishing News - Fresh

June/July Issue of NW PA Fishing Report

Summer officially has arrived! After unusually slow spring, reports are coming in from across NW PA that fishing is improving. It’s full steam ahead for walleyes and crappies at Pymatuning, plus reports of success for […]