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According to expert fisherman, Larry Dahlberg, in hook selection, there are three major considerations: 1. Hooking power, 2. Holding power, and 3. How the weight or shape of the hook affects the bait or lure to which it is connected.
Enter the mind of the best angler on the planet.
Its name is “bacon.” Good name. Everyone loves bacon: Toddlers, college kids, balding thirty-something guys (like me) and pretty much all members of AARP. Fishermen often order huge plates of it, next to eggs, while in relaxing in restaurants after early-morning fishing trips. But I’m not talking about wonderfully-greasy slices of meaty heaven. I’m talking about a fishing fly.
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.
Smallmouth expert Curt Samo wrings the utmost from crayfish-style baits.
Knowing your knots-which ones work best in myriad fishing situations, which lines need which knots to perform up to their peak strength, and knowing how to tie each one right the first time, every time-will undoubtedly make you a better angler.
Web Extra from July/August/September NAF magazine. Online editor, Tony Capecchi, and guide, Ivan Burandt, tell us how to score big walleyes this summer.
Wouldn’t you kill to know Al Lindner’s best fishing secrets? We’ll spare you the effort. We recruited Al to spill the beans and share his top five baits for big bass. The legend explains what, where, when and why.
From page 4 of July/August/September NAF magazine, meet Russell Gahagan, lifelong Lake Michigan angler. Read his expert tips for catching mid day salmon. With these tricks, almost anyone can catch a Great Lakes salmon at any time of day!
See how your state's record smallmouth bass compares to all the others. Check out this Web Extra from page 38 of the July/August/September 2008 North American Fisherman magazine.