A common belief held by many anglers is that most bass tend to hang in and around the warm water discharge areas of thermally heated reservoirs, especially during the cold water periods. While this is probably the case in some reservoirs, it is turning out to not always be the situation in others. Researchers electrofished [...]
What does an NFL pass rush look like if you’re Eli Manning? (Go Giants!) Looks like what these crazy Illinois “yoots” found out in their quest to rid a river of some Asian carps. Don’t try this at home!
In this world of instant everything - text and instant messaging, the Internet, GPS coordinates for bassin’ hot spots - we tend to think that there are fast and simple answers to solve every problem. For example, you have a poor quality bass lake, or fishing has become a little slow these past couple years on the [...]
You’re out fishing with your son and he reels in a human foot. Bone ticking out, the whole deal. You don’t want to touch it, then it falls off the bait anyway. Naturally, you freak, call the cops and stand on the shore while divers comb the water for at least a foot, possibly a [...]
Are you freakin’ kiddin’ me?! After the latest upload of winning and placing patterns to the FishingGold.com database, you can now search 2,010 patterns on 200 water bodies! Two…thousand…plus…patterns. That’s pretty dang outstanding, ain’t it!
Well, that’s one way to make lemonade outta some lemons. Bath, IL hosted the 7th Annual Redneck Fishing Tournament this past weekend on the Illinois River. The goal is to catch as many of those bizarre jumping Asian carp as you can, but it’s catch as in baseball, not fishing: no rods allowed.
What if I told you that most everything we as bass anglers have been instructed to do to help keep our fish alive during tourneys is wrong? A new study on livewell treatments for bass, currently in press, has come to some interesting conclusions that are somewhat contrary to what most bass anglers have been [...]
How do you write the possessive form of Cabela’s – Cabela’s’? Cabelas’? Anyhow, this just in: Cabela’s and the Outdoor Channel launched the “Wanna’ Go Fishing for Millions?” promotion yesterday. It runs through July 14. All you have to do is register, then fish the below list of waters
Those pesky Asian carp have been in the headlines a lot lately. Last week we saw the appointment of America’s first “carp czar“, and then there was the genesis of the giggle-inducing “Until You Beat Them, Eat Them” campaign courtesy of Michigan congressman Dave Camp. Carp czar? Congressman? We don’t need no stinkin’ politicians! We’ve [...]