Trout/Salmon Fishing

Trout Fishing Tips From Minnesota

Lake trout – Many lakes near the Canadian border in northeastern Minnesota contain native lake trout. They average one to three pounds, but lakers topping 25 pounds are landed each year, so a trophy is […]

Two-Timing Steelhead Rig
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Two-Timing Steelhead Rig

It was co-worker Jarod Higginbotham who turned me onto the Two-Timing Steelhead Rig when he hooked two fat steelheads, in just a few casts, on this double rig suspended under a float while drifting his […]

Angling Tips to Help Trout and Salmon Beat the Heat
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Angling Tips to Help Trout and Salmon Beat the Heat

This spring, trout and trout anglers have benefited from abundant rainfall and cool weather conditions that promote the growth and survival of trout and salmon. However, with the forecast for high temperatures this weekend through […]

Prime Hopper Fishing
Fishing Tips

Prime Hopper (grasshopper) Fishing

Fly fishermen know…………….. Whether to target trout, smallmouths, bluegills or largemouths, they turn to a lot of grasshopper-imitating fly patterns during late summer and continuing into fall. Grasshoppers and other terrestrial insects fairly commonly find […]

For the Love of Trout and Beer
Dana Benner Outdoors

For the Love of Trout and Beer

This tale starts at all places but a cookout at my daughter’s home in Newport, New Hampshire.  My son-in law had just graduated with a degree is Respiratory Therapy and this was a gathering to […]

How to Create Your Own Fishing Hot Spot
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How to Create Your Own Fishing Hot Spot

One of the angling’s unspoken truths relates to the hours we wait for fish to happen along and bite. Author Robert Traver once waxed poetic about trout and the fact they “respond only to quietude […]

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Trophy Trout Tips For Kayakers

To catch giant trout on a consistent basis, anglers have to do a lot of things right. In addition to excellent vision and hearing, a 30-inch trout has 15 to 20 years of experience in […]

Not All Soft Fishing Baits are Plastic
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Not All Soft Fishing Baits are Plastic

When I’m fishing for redfish, trout and the other saltwater inshore fish I find live shrimp or frozen pogies are typically “one fish” baits. That is, the fish strikes and the bait is lost. Doesn’t […]

The Water Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
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Northland Tackle – Water Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing Wildlife Reclamation, Elk Monitoring, Hunting Heritage

The world’s a harmonious place when Bill Plantan slides his canoe inconspicuously into the flow. A morning fog masks his craft, its intentions, and most of the river panorama. Unseen riffles trickle. Something crunches in […]

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Enhanced Color Palette For Renowned Rippen’ Shad

Northland Fishing Tackle’s renowned Rippin’ Shad packs more eye appeal than ever, thanks to an enhanced color palette that includes eight brand-new fish-catching patterns designed to trigger more panfish, pike, walleyes and trout. “The Rippin’ […]

Angling tips to help trout and salmon beat the heat
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Angling tips to help trout and salmon beat the heat

NYS DEC -During the steamy “dog days” of August, it is important to remember that trout and salmon (coldwater sportfish) experience serious physical stress whenever water temperatures climb above 70° Fahrenheit.  Heat stressed fish often […]

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Fishing Tips

Northland RZ JIG

Always let jig hit bottom before you start your retrieve. Remember, fish generally hit a jig on the fall! The RZ JIG® is the most reliable, versatile artificial fishing lure on the market today! Jigs […]

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Fishing News - Fresh

How to Smoke Fish & Three Easy Recipes

Smoking is one of the oldest methods of preserving fish. Long before there were refrigerators and freezers, our fishing ancestors learned to use a combination of salt and smoke to keep fish from spoiling. Today, […]

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Ice Fishing

Northland WHISTLER SPOON

The WHISTLER® SPOON is forged from solid brass and features a CutSlab™ Macho Minnow® body that erratically tumbles and flashes on the fall. Hollow brass beads clack, clang & clatter while a sonic whistling prop […]

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Fishing News - Fresh

Release fish the right way

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources: Summer is an important time to catch and release fish properly. Proper catch and release is especially important when temperatures are reaching the hottest they’ll be all year. As the […]

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Headlines

Whirling Disease and Colorado’s Trout

Colorado Parks and Wildlife: Whirling disease is a malady of trout and salmon caused by a microscopic parasite that produces a spore. The water-borne parasite (Myxobolus cerebralis) may not directly kill trout, but fish heavily […]

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Boat News

Fishing In The Third Dimension

Sonar has been opening anglers’ eyes to the underwater world ever since Lowrance first made waves with its iconic “little green box” back in 1957. In the years since, fishermen have enjoyed a steady stream […]

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Conservation

18 Foot Burmese Python Captured

A massive Burmese python large enough to ingest deer and alligators was captured by a permitted python researcher in the Everglades National Park in Florida recently, CBS Miami reported Tuesday. The python, found along a […]

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Fishing News - Salt

Go Fish for 7/18/15 by Capt. Bill Miller

Night time fishing is a good way to beat the summer heat and Tampa Bay offers many opportunities. Dock lights attract bait fish that attract other fish like speckled trout, redfish, snook, ladyfish and more.

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Neighborhood Fishin’ in Texas Gets Even Better

With the addition of new Neighborhood Fishin’ lakes in Abilene, Tyler and Missouri City, more Texans and their families than ever have good fishing close to home. Neighborhood Fishin’ lakes are located across the state, […]

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Trout/Salmon Fishing

TROUT FISHING IN KANSAS

When you think about trout fishing, Kansas does not pop into your consciousness right away.  This program of stocking trout into deep former strip mining pits has produced some quality angling.  In 2014 one Kansas […]

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WI DNR Board approves statewide trout and panfish proposals

Proposals to simplify trout rules, boost panfish populations on roughly 100 lakes statewide and bring consistency to some fishing regulations on Wisconsin waters bordering Minnesota gained approval Wednesday from the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board.

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Bass Fishing

A New “New Lake Effect”

As your lake fills for the very first time, you must wait patiently for the opportunity to begin stocking fish. Before fish can be stocked you will need to make sure the lake will hold […]

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Trout/Salmon Fishing

TIPS FOR CATCHING RIVER RUN TROUT

Fly fishing anglers need to study the fish, their eating habits and the habitat where they find the trout.  Doing so will lead to enjoyable and successful fishing pursuits. Thanks to the aggressive stocking program […]

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Trout/Salmon Fishing

TACTICS FOR MISSOURI TROUT

The season for Missouri trout park fishing is open.  River banks are wall to wall with anglers early in the season and on holiday weekends.  Then the crowds gradually disappear.  But the fishing for these […]

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Trout/Salmon Fishing

TACKLE FOR ILLINOIS TROUT FISHING

Fishing for Midwestern trout is usually a little different than in western or eastern waters.  This is due to the fact that most Midwestern trout are hatchery raised and often found in ponds as opposed […]

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Fishing News - Salt

MANN’S INTRODUCES SALTWATER GHOST

Destined to be a best seller around marshy inshore redfish, trout and even snook fisheries. The Saltwater Ghost from Mann’s offers anglers yet another choice for pulling finicky fish out of tight cover. The Saltwater […]