Though heavy tackle would seem necessary to tackle sharks, truth is that you’ll have more fun with light big-game tackle.
All we had in the boat, besides our fishing gear, was a borrowed 6-horsepower Evinrude (that was probably built during The Great Depression) and a 7-foot-long monstrosity I had dubbed "the push pole."
King salmon are incredibly strong fighters.
Many anglers consider browns the most "intelligent" trout because they can withstand heavy fishing pressure better than most other trout species.
Atlantic salmon are the ultimate gamefish.
The Arctic char's willingness to take a wide variety of foods explains why it is one of the easiest salmonids to catch on hook and line.
White crappies are cooperative biters but weak fighters.
Unorthodox tactics for sluggish winter slabs.
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.
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.