Species

Fall Brawl – Part 2

In part one of the Fall Brawl article I wrote last month I talked about shallow water fishing for fall smallmouth, in this second part we are going to look at going deep and fishing vertical.

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A Deadly Combo for Big Fish – How To

Bladed baits, at one time, were a staple in most anglers’ tackle boxes.

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Walleyes: Right Freakin’ NOW!

Grand Rapids, Minnesota-based guide Tom Neustrom encourages anglers to hit up fall walleye spots during early ice – could be deep, shallow or somewhere in between.

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Battle Of The Heavyweights: Great Lakes Strain vs Kawartha Strain Musky

They are at the top of the freshwater food chain. They are the heavyweight champions among freshwater gamefish in the northern states, and southern to northern Ontario. A Musky is a Musky right? Well, sort of. Let’s compare the obvious and not so obvious differences between Musky that reside in the famous Lake St. Clair and their counterparts in the diverse area of the Kawartha Lakes region in southern Ontario.

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Cracking The Code: Late Season Bass

Southern Ontario tournament angler, Chris Huskilson has a few approaches to finding active Smallmouth (and Largemouth alike), as do I, so let’s delve into it. Chris explains, “I target Smallmouth that will tend to move up on shallow, rocky structures (4’-6’ in depth) that are feeding on schools of baitfish.”

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Swiss Army Bait? New Creature Trumps All

Evolve Bait Co.’s KOMPAK CRAW, a veritable Swiss Army bait that fishes more than a dozen ways—for both power and finesse.

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Fall Brawl! HOW-TO

As the temperatures begin to drop, many anglers fear that colder weather means less fishing opportunities. The truth is, autumn is one of the best seasons for aggressive smallmouth bass. As the water cools, fish begin to feed aggressively, packing on the pounds for the long, cold winter. Shallow water smallmouth can be caught on both big and small lakes, providing everyone opportunities for bruiser bass. For the purposes of this article I will be specifically referring to clear water, natural lakes such as Erie, Ontario and Simcoe etc.

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My Fall Smallmouth Pattern

Fall fishing is the best time of year, it’s where you can go out and catch your personal best just like I did this year. Cold weather, wind, rain, and even snow, if you haven’t put your boat away, you too have the chance to catch a fish of a lifetime!

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Custom Jigs & Spins Adds New Sizes to Their Spoon Lineup

Predator fish can be picky; enough so that if something looks out of sorts, they’ll turn tail and swim off without second guessing.

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Finding Fish in Transition – How To

Typically, as fall arrives, many of us head for the tree stand or blind, turning our attention to birds and bucks. Yet, what’s happening on the water this time of the year can be equally as awesome as what’s happening in the field.

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Walleyes: Transitioning to Fall

When an artist depicts walleyes in their natural environment, their brush strokes often reveal an image of these sensational fish practically bellied to bottom while feasting on forage many fathoms below. After all, it’s at the lake floor in deep

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