Today many bass professionals and other leading anglers fish fluorocarbon for the benefits it offers beyond its stealth factor. Strength, abrasion resistance, sensitivity and the ability to take lures deeper, or sink them faster, are just a few.
More species and situations are tailor-made for goby-style softbaits and anglers who stay on the leading edge of this trend will reap the rewards of innovation.
We all know sound can factor into getting bass to bite, but that’s about all most of us have to go on. One sound does not fit all bass, fisheries or conditions.
Nosh is a must-try restaurant for fishermen, located on the banks of the Mississippi.
Manufacturers unveiled a number of new fishing boats, along with those that were redesigned and upgraded, for 2008. There’s no way we could test them all, but here’s a selection we think deserves a hard look when you’re kicking tires at the local boat show.
Explore all the features of two of Ranger's 2009 Fisherman boats.
The beauty of fluorocarbon line, as NAFC member and trophy-bass specialist Bill Siemantel explains, “is that it has its own niche.”
If big power is what you need this year, here's a selection of muscular outboards that deserve attention.
How Close Is Too Close? What NAF editors think about the ethics of fishing near other anglers.
Wintertime Fishing On The Open Water. Before you head out for some winter fishing on the open waters, here are a few things to keep in mind.
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!
Sixty-seven lakes and reservoirs, in 19 states, hold specially tagged fish that could turn into cash or prizes for lucky anglers! Read on!
Follow this water temperature roadmap to big crappies all year.