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 […]

Top Fishing Headlines

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 […]

Increased Efficiency Thanks to Kayaks
Bass Fishing

Increased Efficiency Thanks to Kayaks

  “It’s hard to put into words, but it’s this,” Brett Mitchell said, using one hand to gesture to his surroundings while peddling a Hobie Pro Angler through a cypress-shrouded canal just off a Lake […]

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 […]

Schooling Fish
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Schooling Fish

One pattern you can generally bet the farm that will occur is occurring now on the lake is the schooling bass. If you want to have a ton of fun and don’t care about size […]

New Indicators Could Help Manage Global Overfishing
Fishing News - Salt

New Indicators Could Help Manage Global Overfishing

Researchers suggest scientists and resource managers need to focus on the whole ecosystem rather than solely on population-by population, and propose a potential international standard for tracking the status of overfishing in global fisheries. The […]

Missouri frogging season begins
From The Desks of the ODU Writers

Missouri frogging season begins

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to make a splash this summer by getting outdoors and frogging. Frogging season begins June 30 at sunset and runs through Oct. 31. Those with a fishing […]

Camping & Hiking

New ChowLite For Camping

From the company that introduced the popular ChowPal™ all-in-one utensil set/multi-tool last year, Outdoor Edge now introduces a new smaller, lighter eating utensil, the ChowLite. Crafted of 420J2 stainless steel for increased strength and durability […]

GENERATION 2 SWARM ARRIVES AS THE SWARM FUSION 10X
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GENERATION 2 SWARM ARRIVES AS THE SWARM FUSION 10X

  Gamo’s 10X Technology takes another step forward with the new horizontal magazine alignment on the Swarm Fusion 10X. Gamo’s 10X Technology first appeared in the industry changing Swarm Maxxim, the first breakbarrel air rifle […]

Dan’s Fish ‘N’ Tales®

Natural Forage Baits

Here is a video showing Natural Forage Baits‘ new FT Shad rigged on a Road Runner Lures Casey’s Runner Head, which is a perfect match. https://youtu.be/GEWVgkInfmY More from Dan – https://www.odumagazine.com/topics/headlines/featured-outdoor-writers/dans-fish-n-tales/

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Colorado Records New Record Bluegill

Congratulations Gregory Wallace for catching the new Colorado state record Bluegill out of Totten Reservoir! The fish weighed in at 2 lbs 9.5 oz and had an overall length of 12.75″. The previous state record […]

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 […]

Boaters Beware: Expect More E15 This Summer
Boat News

Boaters Beware: Expect More E15 This Summer

Over the objections of a wide coalition of American citizens and environmental, conservation, food producer, fuel retailer, taxpayer advocate, and outdoor recreation industry groups, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently waived Clean Air Act provisions […]

Fishing Ramblings from Ronnie Garrison

Mountain Lions in Pike County, Georgia?

Mountain lions in Pike County, Georgia? I received a call from a Pike County resident a few years ago and he said he had seen a mountain lion on his property. Several people have told […]