Panfish Fishing Tips From The FWC
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Panfish Fishing Tips From The FWC

A variety of panfish, or bream as they are popularly known, is available throughout Florida. Bluegill, the most common panfish, thrives in lakes and ponds, but good populations are found in rivers, particularly below dams. […]

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FISKAS: Add Balance Your Early Season Fishing Plan

Innovative FISKAS Balances introduce alluring designs, undeniable fascination for fish…… Ever fished a balance? You know, those eccentric-looking, horizontal hanging contrivances with Scandinavian ancestry? Chances are, if you’ve been paying attention to trends in walleye, […]

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Fishing Panfish With Mepps

If you’re looking to get “back to the basics,” or if you’re in search of just plain fun, and enjoy eating fish, visit your favorite panfish lake soon. Concentrate on weed lines and bottom cover […]

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Mr. Flexibility – Northland Tackle

So, you’re up here on vacation with the family, huh? Great! Brought the boat along too? Super! I bet you could fish every day from daylight until dark. But sightseeing, shopping, swimming, water-skiing, tubing, dining […]

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Forage Factors For Early Panfish

The arrival of warm, spring weather surely fires the urge to ready panfish gear and launch the boat, but Northland pro Chip Leer reminds anglers not to get ahead of themselves when they hit the […]

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Bacon-wrapped crappie (VIDEO)

Cooking bacon-wrapped crappie with OOD Food Editor Andrew Rochon. This simple, yet tasty dish can be made right on the shore or Ice. One frying pan is all it takes. Healthy greens and hearty red […]

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As Fall Heads Target Panfish

Fishing, or more accurately “catching,” is about to bust wide open in south Georgia rivers, thanks to river levels dropping within the banks, according to personnel with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources […]

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Ice Fishing Kick Off

Safe-ice is coming soon to a lake near you. Here are some things to think about to make sure you start off the season with a bang. Ice Walleyes — Bottom-Pound, Bottom-Scrounge. Few techniques attract […]

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Crappie Fishing Mistakes

“Every crappie fisherman has had his good and bad days.  The trick is to avoid the common mistakes all crappie fisherman make so you can always increase your chances of a good catch. Let’s face […]

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Sunshine Crappie

We have a track record of making the wrong decision when it comes to leaving home and deciding on the ride as to where we should go. Today one on the fly call finally worked […]

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Changing November Crappie Tactics

The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” has been the downfall of many. I fall into this stubborn category of anglers that never change tactics, especially in November when weather conditions […]

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Slo-Troller & Double-Drop Rig

To the delight of crappie anglers around the country, Bullet Weights® is introducing two additional rigs to its growing line of Mr. Crappie® Troll Tech products. “The first Mr. Crappie by Bullet Weights products hit […]

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Gills Galore

It’s a cinch that bluegills don’t get the respect they deserve. Most anglers prefer the thrill of playing tug of war with a huge muskie or watching a smallmouth bass rocket out of the water […]

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Summer Panfishing Tips

Taking sunfish is not difficult, nor expensive.  The theories on how to catch them are numerous.  To that end here are some thoughts of some local anglers.  They fish for these delightful little fish most […]

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Bluegill Fishing on the Fly

Several years ago, I caught a mixed bag of four dozen bluegills and shellcrackers during a single, glorious afternoon. While that was practically all the law allowed, the real kicker is that these fish weighed […]

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Finally On The Whites Again!

It had been a while since I had been out fishing for white crappie. It felt good to finally be vertically jigging them on structure again! With a ton of recent rain followed by a […]

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Drop-Shot Summer Crappie

Temperatures have been extremely hot this year leading to hot water. Crappie take refuge wherever possible. There is no one secret way to find and catch fish on all waters, but using a drop-shot rig […]

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Champlain To Smaller Water

We started the day on Lake Champlain hoping to find crappie, bluegill, pumpkinseed, or bass. The bite was slow and we covered a ton of water. Although we managed to catch a bunch of bluegill, […]

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Road Runners, Since 1958

The Road Runner © advantage begins with the position of the blade… 1. Because fish “live” on the bottom and look “up”, the Road Runner is easier for fish to see. 2. The blade rarely […]