Category: Fishing

Hackberry Update

Got another news item today.  You may have seen the news release already.  If you have, ignore me.  If not, well, that is exactly why I am spreading this around: Hackberry Lake to be chemically renovated Aug. 9 LINCOLN, Neb. – Hackberry Lake on the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge will be chemically renovated the week …

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15 Best Fishing Vests of 2021 for Fly Fishing and Kayak Fishing


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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. You can definitely organize your fishing tools in one of these. We’ve determined what makes the best fishing vests and are passing it on. Think of four things […]

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Angler Hooks Into Gigantic Wels Catfish Using Topwater Lures

YouTube: Carna Fishing Family
Wels Catfish Topwater

Topwater fishing for wels catfish may be the most heart-stopping form of fishing we’ve ever seen. Every angler loves topwater fishing. There is nothing that gets the blood pumping quite like a huge topwater strike that annihilates your lure in an instant. Catfish are not usually a species that is targeted with topwaters simply because […]

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Sporting Goods Make for Handy Tools Against Asian Carp

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asian carp

Asian carp hunting has hit a new level of wackiness with this over-the-top video. There’s nothing like getting dressed for a party, and these guys are the costumed fishermen of the year. These knights of the carp hunt draw their swords and do battle with an invasive species. Watch the video below: Somewhere, King Arthur is […]

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King-Sized Hybrid Bluegill Proves to Be a Real Handful

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Hybrid Bluegill

There is nothing quite like a big bluegill. In the world of fishing there is something special about catching a truly giant bluegill. These fish are an iconic species and for many people, they are the first fish they ever caught. Anyone can catch one of these popular eating fish. Catching an abnormally large specimen […]

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Back in Blue

In the past couple of years we have seen water levels in the sandhills unlike anything any of us remember.  Roads have been closed, valleys have been flooded, water has been everywhere.  I would not say water levels are low now, it is all relative.  Certainly they are lower. So, I want to spread the …

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The 18 Best Fishing Hats of 2021: Bucket, Net Hats & More


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Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. These fishing hats will keep you shaded from the sun. Sun protection is crucial for outdoor trips. Whether it’s buying sunscreen, long-sleeve fishing shirts, or buffs, you’re making […]

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Wade In

It’s hot. I will always tell you that you cannot catch anything sitting at home on the couch.  However, when it gets this hot, I have to admit my motivation to go fishing wanes a bit.  I might still “wet a line”, but I will be selective about the times and places to do it.  …

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Shady Rays DeepSea Collection Drops


Shady Rays is bringing the DeepSea collection of sunglasses, in two new styles, to their extensive lineup of eyewear. Shady Rays has released their latest saltwater-proof sunglass designs known as the DeepSea collection, with two models immediately available. The DeepSea Manta and DeepSea Cuda are said to eliminate glare and combine ultimate optical visibility with […]

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Will Hunting and Fishing Ever Cease Being an American Tradition?

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Hunting and Fishing

Will hunting and fishing ever cease being American traditions? As outdoorsmen and women, we’d like to think hunting and fishing are deeply enshrined traditions that will live forever. But will they always be that way? Before we begin, let me first say I don’t play political blame games. America is deeply divided politically right now, […]

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