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Successful Fishing Strategy

“Because that’s where the money is,” Slick Willie Sutton replied when asked why he robbed banks. Sutton, once one of America’s most notorious criminals, merely followed the logical pattern practiced by every predator since the beginning of time. To game fish searching for a tasty meal, shorelines become the treasury of our marine habitat. Aug 22nd, 2012

Fishing the Controlled Depths While Drifting or at Anchor

One of the most effective baits of all is fresh dead or frozen bait presented properly at the correct depth. Fresh dead bait is really effective, however tens of thousands of tuna, dolphin, wahoo and kings have been caught on frozen minnows free lined out the back of the boat while bottom fishing.Aug 22nd, 2012

Polarized Eyewear is the Key to Seeing and Catching More Fish

When sight casting to fish on the flats or in shallow water, a high-quality pair of polarized sunglasses can be the difference is seeing and catching fish.Aug 6th, 2012

The Skinny on Sunglasses

There is no question that sunglasses and caps are "musts" for outdoor activities. They are often thought of for saltwater fishing when scouring flats for "ghosts"— bonefish or when offshore fishing for billfish. But they are equally important when bass-boating around for largemouth, wet-wading rivers for smallmouth or carefully tiptoeing through trout streams.Jul 31st, 2012

Sting ’em With a Clean (Snelled) Double Tackle

One of the worst feelings you can have is reeling in a bait that has been "short struck" or cut off just behind the hook. I can't tell you how many times the stinger hook has saved the day when it comes to trolling, bottom fishing and light lining. It is as easy as being able to snell fluorocarbon and even seven strand cable in some cases for critters with teeth. Jul 31st, 2012

Terminal Tactics

It’s easy to lose sight of priorities. Presentation ranks at the top of the list when it comes to catching fish. Putting a bait or lure in front of one’s quarry in a realistic manner incorporates several facets, but none more important than the choice of terminal tackle. Whenever you rig, think in terms of developing a total tackle system.Jul 31st, 2012

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Trout Decline Investigated On Iconic Au Sable

A lack of fish in one of the nation’s most iconic trout fisheries. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has …

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Winter’s Best Bets For Anglers With Cabin Fever

How to be successful while winter fishing this year, from location to techniques. A lot of anglers see winter as …

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Charleston Offshore Fishing Forecast for MAY

It’s finally that time of year. The water is starting to warm up and the dolphin are coming through. The …
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