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According to a recent poll prior to the London Boat Show, the average new-age Millenial is so inept at survival skills, they can’t tie a simple knot, have never been camping, and can’t even start a fire from scratch to stay warm if they needed to. More than 50 percent could not tie a Read More…

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Ice fishing impresario Brian “Bro” Brosdahl is a dedicated light-line jig fisherman. He believes the lighter the line the better the jig action, and that means more fish. Most often Brian uses 3-pound test fluorocarbon or monofilament. Never braid, which freezes when wet. Sometimes in Read More…

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Crappies are found in different areas during winter than other panfish, requiring different tactics and rigging for ice fishermen, according to Minnesota angler Eric Naig. These good-eating panfish suspend a great deal in large, deep bays near a lake’s main deep basin. The deepest water in a bay Read More…

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A good case can be made that more big pike are caught through the ice than at any other time of year.  Plenty of 12 to 20 pounders are hauled through hard-water holes every season in the North, and the great majority of them are caught with 4 to 7 inch live minnows (shiners, suckers[.....]

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Here’s a new and novel way to make using fishing pliers easier in poor light conditions. MadBite’s new and unique MadBrite Lighted Fishing Pliers allow anglers to focus a bright beam of light directly on a fish for de-hooking or for other angling work. MadBite’s MadBrite Read More…

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Texas catfishing is excellent on a number of lakes near Dallas and Fort Worth, notably Lewisville, Grapevine, and Tawakoni. Good-eating cats run all sizes, with most weighing 3 to 10 pounds, but some are bigger. Prime places for fishing on the lakes noted are wind-blown points, wind-blown pockets, Read More…

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Lake Fork Reservoir largemouth bass are world famous, with 10 pounders caught so frequently they rarely raise an eyebrow around the big lake north of Tyler. There seems to be no end to consistently good, giant bass action on the 27,000-acre, 30-year old lake. The top six heavyweight bass recorded in Read More…

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Florida panthers have been an endangered species for decades, but according to the best available statistics from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), there likely are more of the big cats in the Sunshine State now than there have in decades. Unfortunately, with booming Read More…

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Late-season deer hunting isn’t easy anywhere, no matter where it’s done or how good the hunting property is, says Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland, a member of the widely-viewed Mossy Oak “Hunting The Country” television show team. “Bucks and mature does that have Read More…