When Clark Wendlandt’s parents took him out on lakes near Austin, Texas, as a child, trolling for anything that would bite was casual family fun.
Judging from Maslow’s pyramid, our most basic drives aren’t so different from those of other creatures. And just as his theory can help us understand other people, envisioning a walleye’s pyramid of needs can help us understand what motivates walleyes.
Smallmouth expert Curt Samo wrings the utmost from crayfish-style baits.
Warm-water river systems across the continent hold decent populations of largemouth bass. The trick is catching ’em, especially in late winter and early spring, when high, cold water makes life miserable for bass and fishermen alike.
A Norman Rockwell portrait of crappie fishing would probably depict a scene on a still-water lake or reservoir. But a growing segment of anglers has discovered that to find abundant slabs, you have to go with the flow.
Although bass have pretty much stayed the same as long as we’ve pursued them, changes in habitats, fisheries-management knowledge and angling tactics have affected bass fishing for decades. A look at the major trends offers fascinating historical perspective.
Tied on a beer can lately? Don’t laugh. They’re for real, even though most North American bassmen believe these cheesy cylindrical baits are novelties—goofy gags to bestow upon a brother-in-law or fishin’ buddy. Fact is they’re huge among tournament diehards in Japan...
New Orleans “Cajun” Black Beans, Rice & Catfish Salad From— The Water’s Bounty Member Fish Recipes Albert Hill Sr. Floydada, Texas In large bowl, mix together olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, parsley, vinegar, sugar, cumin and red
The crappie is sportfishing’s undisputed King of Spring. Here's where to find 'em shallow in the spawning season, and when.
NAFC staff and members have caught some big walleyes over the years—some even on video—but this trophy walleye video courtesy of PK Lures—takes top honors. The quantity and quality of fish caught during this segment is astounding. You’ve got to see it for yourself!
Follow this water temperature roadmap to big crappies all year.
Sixty-seven lakes and reservoirs, in 19 states, hold specially tagged fish that could turn into cash or prizes for lucky anglers! Read on!