Puget Sound Blackmouth
Fishing Ramblings from Ronnie Garrison

Puget Sound Blackmouth

So how do you find Puget Sound winter blackmouth? The answer is don’t look for the blackmouth but rather look for what attracts blackmouth. Blackmouth are a delayed released hatchery king salmon that don’t migrate […]

Big Bass in Clear Water
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Big Bass in Clear Water!

It’s still ice fishing season, but I must admit that lately my thoughts are drifting more and more towards open water!  Much of my summer “work” is spent chasing walleyes as an open-water guide.  When […]

Larry Whiteley's February Outdoor Tips
Outdoor World with Larry Whiteley

Larry Whiteley’s February Outdoor Tips

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH February is Native American Heritage Month across America and a time to celebrate their rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and history. Native Americans were the first conservationist. They didn’t waste any […]

Line Watching in the Winter
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Line Watching in the Winter

There is definitely-no-better time to develop line watching skills than in the winter; bites are generally light, the bass are slow reacting and generally feed very slowly during the winter, they don’t attack they slowly […]

Camping 101 for the Whole Family
Camping & Hiking

Camping 101 for the Whole Family

Camping, without a doubt, is a fun activity for the whole family. However, many almost overlook this when thinking of a weekend trip or bonding with their loved ones. Kids and adults nowadays are always […]

2020 TRACKER BASS TRACKER Classic XL
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2020 TRACKER BASS TRACKER Classic XL

The TRACKER® BASS TRACKER® Classic XL Is a value-packed, premium-quality, all-welded aluminum boat that hearkens back to the good ‘ol days of the first TRACKER boats. It’s rigged and ready to help you and your […]

The Affect of Pausing a Bait
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

The Affect of Pausing a Bait

With the rattle bait being for many of us the bait of choice in February fishing, especially on Guntersville; one part of the presentation that can’t be emphasized enough is pausing your bait. Nothing you […]

Rod Tip Angle Makes A Difference
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Rod Tip Angle Makes A Difference

This time of year, when your trying to control the depth of your moving bait presentation, the angle at which you hold your rod tip can be the difference of being in the strike zone […]

PRESENTATIONS FOR PERCH
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

PRESENTATIONS FOR PERCH

I like to go ice-fishing, and I like to catch whatever I can catch through the ice.  Walleyes, bluegills, crappies, bass, they’re all fun.  But I also really like to catch perch, and so do […]

Rip Current 7320
From The Desks of the ODU Writers

Rip Current 7320

I have enjoyed the reasonably priced and high-quality Flying Fisherman Sunglasses over the past several years and recently had the enjoyment of what has become one of my favorite pair of sunglasses, the Flying Fisherman […]

Introducing the Vexus® DVX19
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Introducing the Vexus® DVX19

At 19’ in length and boasting a 101” beam, this boat is packed with features that will appeal to fishermen and family members alike. The deep-V hull design cuts through those big waves and allows […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

REEL-TIMES – Late November Edition

  Ice-up is here!  Several bodies of water across the Midwest are now ice covered and anglers are venturing out on select waters.  We use select in italics because the vast majority of waters aren’t safe for foot […]

Arizona Elk Habitat Gets $1.3 Million Upgrade
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Arizona Elk Habitat Gets $1.3 Million Upgrade

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners awarded $1,329,262 of grant funding to support elk habitat enhancement and hunting heritage projects in Arizona. RMEF directly granted $232,730 and leveraged an additional $1,096,532 in partner […]

GET READY FOR ICE-FISHING
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

GET READY FOR ICE-FISHING

In a recent conversation with some ice-anglers, I learned that ice has arrived in the northern parts of the Ice-Belt.  If these weather patterns continue, we’re going to be ice-fishing earlier than usual.  That’s great:  […]

Trolling Time
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Trolling Time!

Late Summer into fall is when I break out my walleye trolling gear in earnest!  Some of the lakes that I fish have walleye populations that leave classic structure at this time and spend time […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Take a good photo!

Nearly 30-years as an outdoor writer has given me some experience as a photographer as well. Most of my fishing stories are usually submitted for publication accompanied by a “fish” photo as well.  While I […]

CORP CAMPING
Outdoor World with Larry Whiteley

CORP CAMPING

The Army Corps of Engineers builds dams to control river flows, and build lake reservoirs to produce hydroelectric power. They also open up these river and lakeside areas to the public and provide recreation opportunities […]

Possum on a Half Shell
Conservation

Possum on a Half Shell

What do possum on a half-shell, Texas speedbump, and pocket dinosaur all have in common? They’re all the same animal – the nine-banded armadillo. These mammals, known for being common roadkill and a property pest, […]

1st Reintroduced Salmon Return
Conservation

1st Reintroduced Salmon Return

California salmon reintroduced to their historic habitat as juveniles are, for the first time, returning to their home rivers to spawn. Their journey home demonstrates that fish reintroductions can successfully return Golden State salmon to […]

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Getting The Most From In-line Spinners

  When it comes to producing in-line spinners that catch fish, the Yakima Bait Company leads the charge. The iconic Rooster Tail line of spinners catches just about everything that swims. For generations of anglers […]

Urban Fishing: Bright lights, big fish.
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Urban Fishing: Bright lights, big fish.

Where to go. Your state’s department of natural resources (DNR) is a great starting point. You’ll likely need a fishing license (age requirements vary by state), and the tool below can help you get one […]

Toothed Invaders In Alaska
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Toothed Invaders In Alaska

By Craig Medred –  Add muskellunge to the list of south-coastal Alaska’s modern-era, climate-change invaders. First it was northern pike, then largemouth bass, and now the Monsters of the Midwest. Historically, the largest of the […]

TROLL UP MORE WALLEYES IN THE SUMMER
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

TROLL UP MORE WALLEYES IN THE SUMMER    

The dead of summer is when some anglers have trouble catching walleyes. If you would like to increase your odds for putting some walleyes in the boat in the next few weeks, trolling, either forward […]