Basin Basics for Panfish
When it comes to winter ice fishing, I like to keep it simple. I also like to catch fish. And yes, these two concepts are totally compatible.
Channel Cats: An Interesting Winter Experience
I remember when the DNR first talked about stocking channel cats into the Horseshoe Chain of Lakes near Cold Spring, Minnesota.
Outwitting Those Spooky Canada Geese
All of these challenges doesn’t mean we have stopped hunting geese. It does mean we plan our events a little differently.
Duck Hunting with a Simplistic Approach
Having been someone that spent the first 20 years of his duck hunting career on big water, the switch to small venues seemed a little strange at first.
Finding the Spot on the Spot
There are many special ingredients that go into the recipe for a successful goose hunt.
Fishing the Multi-Species Option
Not every lake is a good multi-species option. My number one requirement for a quality multi-species lake is one with a distinct deep weedline.
Summer Means Deep Weedline Bass
My strategy is to keep the boat outside of the weedline and cast to the inside of the weed edge.
Targeting Early Season Bass
The first couple of months of the game fish season are always a relished time of the year for me.
Destination, Rainy Lake Walleyes
It is during the late winter period when the snow starts to melt and the ice is going out that my thoughts drift to summer and open water fishing.
Targeting Early Panfish in Clear Water
I will never forget my first experience with early season panfish on a lake that had super clear water. It changed the way I approached early season angling forever.