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Mercury Launches 3 Electric Outboards
Mercury Launches 3 Electric Outboards
You knew it was coming... It's here.
New Year's Resolutions
New Year's Resolutions
2022: What went right. What went wrong. What we'd like to change.
Planning For Next Year
Planning For Next Year
What are your angling goals for the year ahead?
Fillet Lake Trout & Salmon Like A Pro
Fillet Lake Trout & Salmon Like A Pro
A Fishing Guide's Guide to Filleting Big Water Fish
Lake-Link Recap of the St. Paul Ice Fishing Show
Lake-Link Recap of the St. Paul Ice Fishing Show
15 Top Picks for New Hardwater Products, Destinations, and More
Tips For Better and More Portable Minnow Management
Tips For Better and More Portable Minnow Management
Keep your minnows fresh this winter and beyond
Last Chance Browns
Last Chance Browns
It's the time of year when these normally shy, difficult fish can be extremely easy to catch
Late Fall Walleye After Dark
Late Fall Walleye After Dark
Some of the best fall walleye fishing comes in the dark
Catch River 'Eyes on Blade Baits Right Now
Catch River 'Eyes on Blade Baits Right Now
One of the best and most exciting ways to catch river 'eyes
Going Bananas for Steelhead and Salmon
Going Bananas for Steelhead and Salmon
Add some banana baits to your cold water arsenal
100 Years of Wisdom
100 Years of Wisdom
Legendary Guides Talk Jigging
Late-Fall Largemouth Bass: ChatterBait Time!
Late-Fall Largemouth Bass: ChatterBait Time!
B.A.S.S. Elite Pro Seth Feider Shares His Top Tips
Beating The Crowds With Fall Trout and Salmon
Beating The Crowds With Fall Trout and Salmon
A little legwork can provide great success
Tips For An Easier Shore Lunch-style Fish Fry At Home
Tips For An Easier Shore Lunch-style Fish Fry At Home
Lessons learned over years of fishing and cooking to make your fish fries simple and fun
The Pike are Back
The Pike are Back
Get out and enjoy the early fall pike bonanza
Are Lithium-ion Batteries Worth the Cost?
Are Lithium-ion Batteries Worth the Cost?
So are these things really that good? Let's take a closer look.
Late-Summer, Early-Fall River Smallies
Late-Summer, Early-Fall River Smallies
Proven ways to catch more bronzebacks now
Fall Walleyes: Shallow From Shore
Fall Walleyes: Shallow From Shore
No need for a boat. Grab some waders.
Spin Your Way to More and Bigger Crappies Now
Spin Your Way to More and Bigger Crappies Now
Unique rig covers water fast and seduces weedy late-summer slabs
Shoreline Salmon Action
Shoreline Salmon Action
Trophy fish. Close to shore. Loads of Fun.
Slip Bobbers: Simply Effective
Slip Bobbers: Simply Effective
An often overlooked techique with many advantages
How Long to Fish a Spot
How Long to Fish a Spot
In the dog days of summer you need to figure out how long to fish a spot
Old-School Dredging for August Largemouth
Old-School Dredging for August Largemouth
Plastic worms seem to be tailor-made for fishing largemouths in August.
Summertime Crappies
Summertime Crappies
Where to look for summer slabs
Dock Fishing Simplified
Dock Fishing Simplified
Good bass cover can be man-made, and boat docks might just be the best of all.
10-Step Trailering Checklist
10-Step Trailering Checklist
For some people the most daunting part of owning a boat is simply getting to and from the water.
Destinations on the Fly
Destinations on the Fly
Unique and travel-worthy summertime fly-fishing opportunities from coast to coast
Its Buzzbait Time
Its Buzzbait Time
If theres one thing that's hard to beat, it's the excitement that comes from fishing with buzzbaits.
Getting Sneaky With Toothy Critters
Getting Sneaky With Toothy Critters
Early summer is prime time to enjoy the easiest fishing for the year for pike.
Tips for Early-Summer Smallmouth Success
Tips for Early-Summer Smallmouth Success
Experts share techniques for big brown bass bites
Spring Time is King Time
Spring Time is King Time
Spring means lots of action for these powerful fish
Catch More and Bigger Spring Panfish
Catch More and Bigger Spring Panfish
Three panfish experts share their secrets
Troll a Jig, Catch a Walleye
Troll a Jig, Catch a Walleye
Jig trolling doesn't get much attention but it puts fish in the boat.
Spring River Walleye Fishing: 6 Must Know Tips
Spring River Walleye Fishing: 6 Must Know Tips
River systems offer the earliest walleye fishing opportunities for many anglers in the spring.
Teaching Kids To Fish
Teaching Kids To Fish
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it's that nothing beats family time enjoying the outdoors.
In-Between Fishing Seasons
In-Between Fishing Seasons
The Midwest is in the "in between" fishing season so there are options.
Pre-Spawn Walleye Tactics
Pre-Spawn Walleye Tactics
The return of open water means big pre-spawn walleye
Prime Time Panfish
Prime Time Panfish
There is a fishing pattern that emerges in March that is one of the most productive of the entire year.
Walleye Wishes 2022
Walleye Wishes 2022
Warmer days are ahead and we will be back on the water soon chasing eyes.
Late Season Ice Fishing
Late Season Ice Fishing
It may not look like it or feel like it, but it's that time of year to start thinking about the end of another ice season
A Southern Getaway To Beat The Winter Doldrums
A Southern Getaway To Beat The Winter Doldrums
As much as I like to ice fish I love heading south for a few days of open water fishing off piers and jetties along the Gulf Coast
The Way 2 Weigh
The Way 2 Weigh
Weigh quick. Weigh safely. Weigh accurately. Tips for weighing your catch.
Bass Fishing: The Rites of Spring
Bass Fishing: The Rites of Spring
Bassin' brothers, Jesse and Jordy Wiggins, on casting crankbaits for springtime bass
Ice Fishing Inland Trout
Ice Fishing Inland Trout
Ice fishing for inland trout is extremely popular and insanely fun.
Techniques for Better Bassin': Part Two
Techniques for Better Bassin': Part Two
Regardless of your experience level, there are always new things to learn that can help you earn more success.
Beating The Mid-Winter Blahs
Beating The Mid-Winter Blahs
It's time to adapt your approach on the ice
Techniques for Better Bassin': Part One
Techniques for Better Bassin': Part One
Learn or refine these techniques to improve your bass fishing success in 2022
The Mobility Spectrum
The Mobility Spectrum
Should I stay or should I go? That is the biggest question we probably ask ourselves each day on the ice.
Shallow Walleye at Early Ice
Shallow Walleye at Early Ice
Shallow is relative. Sometimes you are not fishing shallow enough.
Prime Time Early Ice Walleyes
Prime Time Early Ice Walleyes
The first few weeks of the ice fishing season usually offer the best fishing action for walleyes of the entire winter season.
Gearing Up for First Ice
Gearing Up for First Ice
Make the most of the season's first Ice-fishing opportunities
Early Ice Safety
Early Ice Safety
Early ice is a coveted time for ice anglers. Being safe should be at the top of your list.
A Fishing Question
A Fishing Question
Do I really need all that expensive stuff to catch some fish?
Tips for Camping on Ice
Tips for Camping on Ice
Camping on the ice? If you really think about it, it seems a little more like camping on the moon.
Killer Late-Fall Musky Presentations and Considerations on Early Ice
Killer Late-Fall Musky Presentations and Considerations on Early Ice
Muskies are firmly on the feed, getting fat on whatever they can ambush.
3 Tweaks for Winter Drop Shotting
3 Tweaks for Winter Drop Shotting
As fall transitions into winter try a few small changes for targeting bass.
Fall Redfish Frenzy
Fall Redfish Frenzy
Q&A with Redfish pros, Steve Lessard, Joseph Sanderson, Guillermo Gonzalez, and Justin Carter
Unlocking Fall Panfish Patterns
Unlocking Fall Panfish Patterns
Q&A with panfish pros, Brian Brosdahl, Jeremy Smith, Blake Tollefson, and Joel Nelson
Three Keys to Fall Jerkbait Success
Three Keys to Fall Jerkbait Success
It's a great time for bass anglers to be on the water enjoying the solitude while others are in the deer stand or duck blind.
A Fall Smorgasbord On The Weedline
A Fall Smorgasbord On The Weedline
The deep weedline is a good place to look for hungry predator fish

ST. CROIX RODS - Skandic Ice Rods
Skandic Ice Rods
St. Croix's new Skandic Ice Series rods support precise presentations while offering extreme durability, custom looks, high-quality components, and angler-preferred ergonomics. PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: ST. CROIX RODS - Skandic Ice Rods

HUMMINBIRD - Humminbird MEGA Live Imaging
Humminbird MEGA Live Imaging
It's showtime. We've expanded the performance of our MEGA Imaging®? technology with the introduction of MEGA Live Imaging™?. PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: HUMMINBIRD - Humminbird MEGA Live Imaging

OKUMA FISHING TACKLE - Polar-X Reel Grease
Polar-X Reel Grease
Keep your fishing reel performing at its best in all conditions, this grease is perfect for use in extreme temperatures, from -58°F to +284°F. PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: OKUMA FISHING TACKLE - Polar-X Reel Grease

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