Fishing Tips

  • Fishing tips: Catching bass in shallow water through the summer

    by: Andrew Kjeldergaard As we move deeper into summer most anglers think deep, but you can still find big bass in the shallows all year long. When searching for bass in the summer I base my fishing locations off of these three things, first is amount of cloud cover, second…

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  • Bass fishing tips: Where did the bass go?

    If you are heading out for a day of bass fishing you can usually start your morning off fishing in the shallows but when the bite slows down you have to make a move. As the water warms up from the morning sun fish will tend to seek out shade…

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  • Fishing event is a win-win for father and son

    One of the first big news articles I wrote for Outdoor News was back in 1998, when a big national fishing tournament circuit, the FLW Tour, came to Lake Minnetonka. It was one of the first trips into the north by this predominantly southern United States circuit and many hailed it as…

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  • Scratch your fishing itch with springtime river rough fish

    If game fish seasons have closed in your area and you still crave the tug of a big fish, then head on down to a nearby river and try your luck on some rough fish. Carp, suckers and catfish swim most rivers and will put up a great fight. It…

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  • Eight basic tips for catching bass

    Try these tips when the open water bass season arrives By Louie Stout Contributing Writer The long winter is passing, and it’s time to turn those bassin’ fantasies into real life experiences. Of course, some parts of Outdoors News country may still be under ice or state regulations that prohibit anglers from…

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  • Ice fishing tip: Look shallow for a great bite

    By: JPT Captain, Blake Quall In the summer, shallow weed lines are full of life. The weeds hold bait, tons of panfish and a magnitude of game fish ranging from bass to muskie. In these summer months, anglers are quick to key in to the great shallow-water bites. However, come…

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