Tackle & Techniques – Dock Shooting

Tackle & Techniques – Dock Shooting

Sep 21, 2012

The “dock shooting” system, perfected by Russ Bailey, resurrects the bow-and-arrow-style cast of yore to put crappie lures impossibly deep beneath docks, pontoons and other forms of overhanging cover.

Traveling Angler – Grand Rapids, MN, Summer

Traveling Angler – Grand Rapids, MN, Summer

Aug 10, 2012

“We are a gateway and hub to so many fabulous waters,” said Tom Neustrom of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. “Our fisheries managers area are the most aggressive stockers of walleye in the state. We have great smallmouth fishing…

Pond Hopping – Lake Erie gaps

Pond Hopping – Lake Erie gaps

Jun 14, 2012

When the big winds blow and tall waves roar on Lake Erie, you can still find smallmouth action – and sanctuary – around the breakwall gaps of Buffalo Harbor. Includes a SWF exclusive video featuring Mark Davis.

Destination – Buffalo-Niagara

Destination – Buffalo-Niagara

Jun 5, 2012

Trophy fish have a habit of showing off for the camera in the Buffalo-Niagara area, a region blessed with history, cultural character, stunning natural beauty, fine and distinctive cuisine, and three remarkable multi-species fisheries that produce bragging-sized fish in all four seasons.

Last chance ice 2012

Last chance ice 2012

Mar 15, 2012

If you are within a reasonable drive of the Minnesota Northwoods or Canadian waters, think twice before you store the auger, short rods and tip-ups. Where good ice prevails, the best ice fishing of the season may be right now!

Fishing & Dining in Grand Rapids, MN

Fishing & Dining in Grand Rapids, MN

Mar 5, 2012

My travels took me to Grand Rapids, Minn. Crappie and perch obliged us with a red hot bite the first morning on Bowstring Lake. Then it was time for Steve Arbour’s on-the-ice chili and, later, a fish fry at The Gosh Dam Place that none of us will soon forget.