5 basics of summer saltwater fishing for beginners

5 basics of summer saltwater fishing for beginners

If you are planning to visit some saltwater areas on land this summer,...
Andy Whitcomb

3 types of fish for fly fishing in Illinois

Fly fishing is challenging and requires practice to propel an essentially weightless bait forward. However, anglers interested in fly fishing in Illinois or elsewhere have plenty of fishing opportunities. Trout are...
Debbie Hanson

10 Pier Fishing Gear Basics to Get Started

Pier fishing trips are a fun and easy way to entice the whole...
Andy Whitcomb

“What color are safe watermarks?” and other buoy issues

When driving, you must obey the rules of the road. But what...
Possible world record musk in Minnesota

Possible world record musk in Minnesota

Minnesota's Mille Lacs Lake caused a sensation this spring (2019) when biologists from...
Jeff Bogle

The 5 best fishing national parks

National parks are not just about seeing wildlife from the comfort of your car. The best parks are the ones that you keep yourself occupied and adventurous in! Now...
Debbie Hanson

Here’s how to start fishing when you have no idea

You are done watching other people fishing, and now you can learn how...
Andy Whitcomb

Reasons Why You Should Avoid Fishing Without a License

Correctly. There is no reason to go fishing without a license. Can you fish now without a license? May be. There are a few exceptions. For example, if...
Andy Whitcomb

Where on a boat are Gunwales located?

When you start out boating, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the parts of a boat. No matter what type of fishing boat you are on, calling...
Andy Whitcomb

Tips for freshwater fly fishing reels

Freshwater fly reels are unlike any other type of freshwater fishing reel in that the bait and the force of the cast does not pull the line. When you learn...