My fishing partner Jack has caught some humongous landlocked stripers. I was with him the evening a 48 pounder noisily engulfed his prop bait, but that fish was a mere minnow compared with the cow he hooked on a foggy morning last August.
See if any of these tips can help you catch the big one.
To counter this, rig a slip float above the lure, and freespool the line immediately after the cast so the lure can sink directly below the float.
“You just smashed your boss’ boat against the rocks. And worst of all, your best friend is suffering a heart attack!”
Understanding how we all play a role in polluting our waters is the first step toward stopping the destruction.
“Somehow, the hook had rebounded straight from that fish’s mouth to enter one side of my nose and come out the other.”
Strategies for anglers who regularly get their feet wet.
Pheromones serve as a silent underwater language you can use to catch more fish.
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."
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!