Fishing

3 ice baits

3 Ice baits to score more summer bass

by Luigi De Rose | June 15, 2018

Mopping, rapping, and heavy dunking…3 winning ways to ice summer bass! Here are three exceptional, though underused, ice fishing baits that perform…

June 2018 Solunar

June 2018 Solunar Calendar

by Emily Convery | June 1, 2018

The solunar calendar for June 2018 is now available! Check it for dates and times when wildlife is most likely to be active this month.

Northern King

The Northern King is back

by OOD in partnership with Thompson-Pallister Bait Co. | June 1, 2018

In 1984, Patsy Distaffen created the original Northern King spoon. A tool and die specialist with Xerox and an avid hunter and fisherman, Patsy used his passion to found Northern King. He recognized the need for a trolling lure that wouldn’t spin while being trolled at higher speeds…

Shimano

Fathers, family, and fishing

by OOD in partnership with Shimano | June 1, 2018

I’ve been fishing with my father since I could walk. I was fortunate to grow up around all kinds of neat rivers and streams, like the Grand River, that was just a bike ride away. Going through a box of pictures the other day…

DIY Build a float

DIY fishing hack: build a float

by Luigi De Rose | May 22, 2018

Making your own floats is a great DIY project that will provide you with customized floats you won’t find at your local tackle shop. Check out these step-by-step instructions and how-to video!

jerked - caught walleye

Jerkbait for walleye

by Ben Beattie | May 11, 2018

Casting jerkbaits for walleye wasn’t part of my game plan, but often anglers are forced to change when walleye are the target. So I jerked walleye.

topwater lure

Props to the topwater lure

by OOD in partnership with Lunkerhunt | May 9, 2018

Imagine a topwater lure that skims across the surface, churning water, gurgling, and splashing during the retrieve. On the pause, it floats, doing a deadly imitation of game fish forage, tempting even the most finicky fish.

May 2018 Solunar Calendar

May 2018 Solunar Calendar

by Emily Convery | May 2, 2018

The solunar calendar for May 2018 is now available! Check it for dates and times when wildlife is most likely to be active this month.

DIY cured eggs

DIY trout fishing hack: cured eggs

by Luigi De Rose | April 17, 2018

Making your own gear has it rewards, especially when a fresh chrome trout yanks it down. Check out these step-by-step instructions for DIY cured eggs that will be sure to put a trout on your line.