Bluegills, redears and other sunfish species will gravitate to a variety of cover and structure, from stump fields and boat docks to cypress knees and shell beds. But on the whole, nothing attracts these tasty panfish like a lush bed of vegetation.
Many tailwaters rank among the most productive trout fisheries in the planet, but anglers must understand the volatile personalities of these dam-driven flows and must be prepared to adapt quickly to changing conditions.
Anglers, biologists and lure makers weigh in on what we’re ‘teaching’ fish with every cast.
Slip float tips, tricks and rigs for more fish all year.
Long before the arrival of precision tuned suspending lures, anglers were catching awakening springtime bass on modified spoonbill-style hardbaits.
Here's a little advice on caring for your catch.
It’s a unique diversionary experience for weary ice fishermen and trail-riding snowmobilers.
Soft-bait offerings that suggest a crawfish profile are adaptable presentations, particularly when a swimming retrieve is part of the mix.
In any endeavor, there is no magic pill for success, but follow these ten points and you WILL catch more fish this season!
Bluegill fishing is about balance. Each trip is a constant trial and error to figure out if the fish want a tiny speck of an ice jig – the flash, vibration and, meaty profile of a jigging spoon, or any presentation that falls in between.
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.