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Winter Fishing For Anglers With Cabin Fever

Winter’s Best Bets For Anglers With Cabin Fever

How to be successful while winter fishing this year, from location to techniques.
Shoal Bass Fishing Along the Chattahoochee River

Catching Chattahoochee Shoal Bass On Top

Take the aggression of a largemouth and the fight of a smallmouth; mix them together in gorgeous scenery one might normally associate with trout. This is the recipe for shoal bass on the upper end of Georgia’s Chattahoochee River. It’s river fishing for a bass that’s as game as gamefish come.
Have You Seen a Hellbender?

Have You Seen a Hellbender?

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking the public, in particular anglers, to report any sightings of any hellbender (water dogs) to the agency

Fly Fishing the Blue Ridge Mountains in Georgia

Trout Fishing in Blue Ridge GA. It’s the Trout Fishing Capital of Georgia! See how and where the big ones …

Species of the Month: Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) are a member of the ray-finned family of fish that includes largemouth bass, panfish and crappie. Originally native to the Mississippi River basin and the Great Lakes, smallmouth bass are now found throughout eastern North America, ranging from southern Canada to Alabama and Georgia.

Penobscot River Salmon Run Highest Since 2011

After dam removals and fish passage improvements, endangered Atlantic salmon are returning to the Penobscot River in encouraging numbers. 2019’s …

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Gaining Confidence in a New Lure is Key

Gaining confidence in a new lure is key to having success fishing with it. Without confidence you might not tie it on or keep it on for long.

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