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April 2020

  • Early Season Panfish Secrets

    Early Season Panfish Secrets

    Winter has released its icy grip and lakes, reservoirs and rivers are once again open for springtime fishing. And that means prime time for panfish, especially crappies and bluegills as they make their migration from deeper waters into the shallows before the annual spawn. We talked with several...
  • Spring into Walleyes

    Spring into Walleyes

    It's springtime, and open water has arrived throughout all but the uppermost reaches of North America. For walleye anglers, it's a yearly ritual that's hard to beat. Hordes of fish are heading to pre-spawn and spawn locations, bringing on some of the best bites of the entire year – especially in som...

December 2017

  • Top 10 Tip-Up Dos and Don'ts

    Top 10 Tip-Up Dos and Don'ts

    Frabill's Pat Kalmerton wrote the book - and keeps rewriting it - on tip-up fishing Amidst the focus on jigging and mobility over recent years, some proven strategies have been lost in the icy shuffle. Like tip-up fishing, which has consistently produced fish and forced guys into head-to-head 5...

November 2016

  • Trophy Quality Begins with the Care you Take in the Field

    Trophy Quality Begins with the Care you Take in the Field

    Eight things your taxidermist will love you for... Written by Josh Lantz Anyone who plops their money down at the taxidermy shop wants and expects a great looking mount. Hunters expect a lot from their taxidermist and that's reasonable. But remember: He or she can only work with what t...

September 2016

  • Decoy Tricks for Early Season Waterfowl

    Decoy Tricks for Early Season Waterfowl

    How to stay ahead once the pressure sets in By Sammy Bruce September is right around the corner, and skies are filling with waterfowl. And, although early season hunts occasionally involve uneducated birds willing to commit to any spread, rarely are things that easy. It's incredible how ...
  • Live Ducks: The Only Judges That Matter

    Live Ducks: The Only Judges That Matter

    To consistently call ducks into range while hunting, try sounding like one... Written by Sammy Bruce I pity the up-and-coming duck hunter, anxious to learn the intricacies of calling but with nowhere to turn for guidance but YouTube and calling contests. While such resources occasional offer a...

August 2016

  • Four-Wheel Drive Trolling

    Four-Wheel Drive Trolling

    Four-Wheel Drive TrollingCritical boat control concept explained by tournament walleye pro Ted Takasaki By Jim Edlund with Ted Takasaki In his countless clinics and tournament appearances, legendary walleye pro Ted Takasaki says he's asked thousands of anglers what they struggle with most on ...

July 2016

  • The Story of America's Favorite Fishfinder

    The Story of America's Favorite Fishfinder

    From humble beginnings to industry leader, how Humminbird® earned its wings The old saying goes, "It takes a village to raise a child." Much the same is true when it comes to 'raising a company.' Many individuals must combine unique gifts and unify a team in order to shepherd a vi...

May 2016

  • KVD’s Comeback: In His Own Words

    KVD’s Comeback: In His Own Words

    How Humminbird pro Kevin VanDam cracked Toledo Bend's big bass code Bass fishing is a lot like any sport. Fall into a slump and critics crawl out of the woodwork. And with today's multitude of media, there are way too many opinions flying around - most of all the realm of social media, where eve...

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