What fisheries are hot and what you need to know when planning your next trip
A slab mastermind dissects a real lake map to reveal where to catch bigger crappies year-round
Let's get right to it-your best shot at a true trophy pike these days is on remote waters, and ice-out is prime time.
Back when the concept of catch-and-release wasn’t the religion it is today, Chuck Kraft and his friends would gladly take a fillet knife to some of the biggest trout they caught.
If you’ve ever wondered how fish react to fishing pressure, a new study on brown trout offers tantalizing clues.
Of all the panfish species, crappies are the least structure oriented.
It was a typical muggy July afternoon in central Illinois when my 6-year-old son, Taylor, asked if we could go fishing.
Spring crappies can make anybody a hero. But come summer, steadily locating slabs can be frustrating.
Bedfishing bluegills can be ridiculously easy. Find the right nesting colony and you can rack up big numbers of spawn-minded sunfish by drop-shotting, float rigging and simply dragging bait along bottom.
Of all the things that will hurt your tow vehicle's fuel efficiency, running on underinflated tires is the most common problem—and the most easily fixed.
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.