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Sometimes the most simple of fishing trips can become a true bucket list memory. Last fall two friends and I decided to sneak out of work for a quick half-day outing to some local marsh southwest of our hometown of Lafayette, LA. What started out as a quick chance to get a fishing fix turned into a bonding experience for all of us.
Colorado pike respond to big swimbaits trolled on planer boards in April. In June, casting spinnerbaits becomes the rule. But for August and September rainbow trout surface feed on damselfly nymphs and the northern pike follow them.
Allen Cay, The Bahamas was declared free of damaging, invasive house mice today by a partnership restoring the Cay’s natural environment, seabirds, and Endangered iguanas.
I think it was 8 years ago now that I found my passion for fishing to be a little bit overboard. I know that I have mentioned before, but the need to replace a bad habit and better myself led me to this addiction that is now a profession. Thinking back to those first six months that I went from driving around the creek chasing my tail with a double dropper rig, 3 oz pyramid sinker, and nasty frozen shrimp to actually locating reds and letting my Carolina rigs with live mullet do the work.
Sometimes the world starts to close in and I have to get away from everybody and everything. Fortunately, I knew just the place to go.
There is no doubt that spotted bass have more in common with smallmouths than largemouths. In fact, when the two are present in the same waters, they will mix to create a hybrid that anglers commonly refer to as the “Meanmouth”—an aggressive critter with war paint across the eye, a big powerful tail and a really bad attitude.
The title to this article sounds like a newspaper headline that ends with bad news. However, this article will be focused on ways to keep from tipping your canoe, ways to be more effective as an angler in a canoe and a few etiquette suggestions.
Across the country, catfish are emerging from their spawning dens as we head into the heart of summer. Now is the best time to catch them.