Category: Fishing

Plano EDGE Micro Fly Box Has Reimagined Fly Fishing Storage


Plano EDGE Fly Box

Plano gathered a good bit of attention with their EDGE Series of fishing tackle boxes a couple years ago, and it’s tough to argue there’s a better solution to a series of angler concerns. Whether you’re a saltwater fan who’s rigging jigs and soft plastics most of the day, a largemouth maniac with crankbaits and […]

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Angler Lands Gigantic 700-Pound Bluefin Tuna After Grueling Battle


700-Pound Bluefin Tuna

For the angler looking to catch the largest fish possible on a rod and reel, the bluefin tuna provides a battle like none other. You need some seriously heavy-duty gear to deal with the raw power and muscle these fish possess. More than that, you need a good boat crew that knows what they’re doing […]

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Livesay ‘Hoping for the Perfect Storm’ With Low Water At Lake Fork


Lee Livesay

Lee Livesay expects a real give-and-take scenario on Lake Fork, as the Bassmaster Elite Series makes its fifth stop at the East Texas powerhouse. Having won last year’s event, Livesay said the lake could very well give someone the chance to take home more than a big blue trophy. In fact, Livesay’s so optimistic about […]

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What Zebra Mussels Are, and Why Anglers Should Care


What Are Zebra Mussels

If you’ve fished anywhere in the Midwest in recent years, no doubt you’ve seen all the warning signs about “aquatic hitchhikers” at boat ramps and docks. In some states, anglers are required to submit their boat hulls and live wells to mandatory inspections before even being allowed to launch. Some lakes have designated cleaning areas […]

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5 State Parks Within a Couple Hours of Chicago

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State Parks Near Chicago

As summer sets in and the weather warms up, residents and visitors to the Windy City are packing their schedules with all the amazing sights and activities the metropolis has to offer. But along with all that come the crowds and the heat. Thankfully, getting away from the big city is easy enough; some outstanding […]

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Angler Lands Ridiculous Giant Bluegill That’s Nearly Too Big for a Pan


Giant Bluegill

Most anglers cut their teeth on bluegills. They’re one of the easiest fish out there to catch on a regular basis, they’re great eating, and you can catch them in great numbers. No matter how many other species we land, there’s always something that’s special about an especially large bluegill or other sunfish. When we […]

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Ice Fisherman Jigs Up Ridiculously Huge Lake Trout Through Six Feet of Solid Ice


Lake Trout

One of the most sought-after targets for many ice fishermen and women is the elusive giant lake trout. Many anglers may go the whole season without hooking into a true giant. The angler in today’s video, Fish Frostbite’s Justin Jenken, hooks into not one, not two, but three big fish in one afternoon. What makes […]

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Bowfin Snaps Up Angler’s Live Crawfish Bait in an Instant


Bowfin Attack

This bowfin strike is lightning fast! One of the most interesting native fish in North America is the unique-looking bowfin. This species goes by many names, but most people know them as “dogfish,” “mud pike,” or “grinnel.” Unfortunately, they have an unwarranted bad reputation as a “trash fish” with many anglers. Which is too bad, […]

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