Fall can be a trying time for walleye seekers. As water temps plummet, ‘eyes focus on steep breaks in deep water, where they can be hard to find and tough to catch. At least, that's the story during the day.
Choosing a crankbait for trolling is tough. Where do you start, given the nearly astronomical number of options in lure size, profile, action and color?
My first ever California yellowtail came last July near northern Baja’s Coronado Islands.
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My fishing partner Jack has caught some humongous landlocked stripers. I was with him the evening a 48 pounder noisily engulfed his prop bait, but that fish was a mere minnow compared with the cow he hooked on a foggy morning last August.
See if any of these tips can help you catch the big one.
To counter this, rig a slip float above the lure, and freespool the line immediately after the cast so the lure can sink directly below the float.
“You just smashed your boss’ boat against the rocks. And worst of all, your best friend is suffering a heart attack!”
Understanding how we all play a role in polluting our waters is the first step toward stopping the destruction.
“Somehow, the hook had rebounded straight from that fish’s mouth to enter one side of my nose and come out the other.”
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!