Black crappies are easiest to catch in spring, when they move into shallow bays and channels to feed.
Experienced muskie anglers know that big baits catch big fish, so they commonly use lures measuring nearly a foot long.
"Follows," those times when a big predator shadows your lure without striking, are a part of life for pike and muskie hunters.
Successfully catching bait can be a key to fishing success, and when it comes to catching bluefish, striped bass, and a variety of other saltwater sportfish, anglers should know how to get their own menhaden, a particularly attractive bait.
Marlin are truly big-game fish, and getting them to the boat, once they are hooked, is a tremendous challenge.
You can fish muskies with the same baitcaster you use for bass, but if you hang a trophy, you'll want something stronger and sturdier.
Bertus Rozemeijer battles esox worldwide and wins!
Targeting catfish in a pond takes on a whole new flavor compared to fishing a big river or reservoir.
Blue catfish bewilder many anglers. They shouldn’t, but they do.
Tidewater catfish specialists are no different from catfish anglers everywhere-or bass or carp or trout fishermen, for that matter--they all have a favorite bait.
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!