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Tackle & Techniques: the perfect rig!

Tackle & Techniques: the perfect rig!

Aug 30, 2015

John Wilkins caught 2,011 fish in a 24-hour period using very simple yet very precise tackle, baits, and attractants. Put these principles to work and multiply your own catch by the hundreds!

Tackle & Techniques – Asian carp rigs & formulations

Tackle & Techniques – Asian carp rigs & formulations

Jul 30, 2015

Asian carp have befuddled rod and reel anglers with their finicky ways and alien habits — until now! Check out these rigs and bait formulations

Tackle & Technique: panfish bait options

Tackle & Technique: panfish bait options

Jun 29, 2015

Keep your tackle simple, your bait fresh, and try these ground and hook bait options for panfish!

Tackle & Techniques: Bank fishing tips

Tackle & Techniques: Bank fishing tips

May 30, 2015

It’s summertime, prime time for family fishing. Try this simple approach to bank fishing and work fish and family into a frenzy!

Pond Hopping – strip mine lakes

Pond Hopping – strip mine lakes

May 29, 2015

We fished side-by-side strip pits of 40-plus acres each over two days when, fortunately, angler–friendly conditions trumped our boat and motor setbacks. Here’s our tale of two lakes!

Tackle & Techniques – Asian carp

Tackle & Techniques – Asian carp

Apr 29, 2015

Silver and bighead carp have puzzled fisheries managers, biologists and anglers since their headline-grabbing arrival in America’s heartland. Try these bait and tackle tips to dial in on these mysterious – and abundant – visitors from the East!