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Angler in boat holding smallmouth bass
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Dawn-to-Dusk Summer Smallmouth Bass Strategies

June 21, 2020
Start and Finish the Day Fishing Bold We’ve all seen an epic smallmouth bite at sunrise. A lot of times it involves topwater baits and schools of fish trying to outdo one another in their acrobatics…
Nice bluegill
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Summer Bluegills in The North

June 17, 2020
Summer brings long days and ample opportunity to fish 7 days a week, and one of the most popular species in the upper Midwest is bluegill. They are not tough to find and catch in numbers, but the big…
Nice Top Water Muskie Boated By Pros4- 1Source's Keith Worrall
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June is Muskie Topwater Month!

June 16, 2020
by Pros4- 1Source Muskies are probably one of the least understood game fish for particularly good reason- they constantly seem to intentionally disprove what we are sure we as anglers think we ‘…
Nice Black Crappie Caught Just Off The Edge of a Bog
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Post Spawn Crappies in the North

June 1, 2020
By Pros4- 1Source's Steve Worrall The crappie spawn is still underway across the upper Midwest as water temps hit the middle 60’s. The spawn can last in a geographical area for two weeks due to…
The Author Jason Mitchell With a Nice Bottom Bouncer Walleye
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Bottom Bouncer Tips for Walleye

June 1, 2020
By Jason Mitchell In both North and South Dakota, bottom bouncer rigs have been catching walleye on the Missouri River reservoirs for an awfully long time. The popularity of bottom bouncers however…
News & Tips: Use a Tadpole to Get to the Fish
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Use a Tadpole Resettable Diving Weight to Get to the Fish

May 22, 2020
There are many different ways to get your fishing bait in front of a walleye when trolling. One method that I have come to rely on is using an Off Shore Tackle Tadpole Resettable Diving Weight (Model…
Pre-Spawn Crappie
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North Country Crappies: Spring Spawning Transition

May 18, 2020
By Pros4- 1Source As the Spring progresses through unseasonably cold weather this year the crappie in the North have begun the transition to spawn and reversed back out to deeper water a couple…
Nice walleye caught on a jig in the shallows
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Jigging Tips and Techniques For Spring Midwest Walleyes

April 20, 2020
by Steve Worrall Walleye anglers from the upper Midwest love tradition and have the tendency to stick to it. Visit any lake or river during opening weekend of walleye; you’ll see minnow buckets,…
Springtime Crappie From The Reeds
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Finding Upper Midwest Crappie From Ice Out to Spawn

April 7, 2020
Spring and great crappie fishing are synonymous across the upper Midwest, and for very good reason. As the weather and sun angle warms the water, crappie move in from their Winter haunts showing up…
Nice walleye caught slow trolling a Salmo Bullhead 8SDR.
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Early Season Post Spawn Walleye Tactics

April 5, 2020
by Jason Mitchell Early season post spawn walleye fishing tactics often incorporate live bait rigging and jigging. Particularly with states like Minnesota and Wisconsin that have a walleye opener,…
Angler on a boat holding a bonefish. photo by David A. Brown
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Saltwater Fishing: Catching the Sneaky Bonefish

March 9, 2020
It’s the quintessential case of now you see me, now you don’t; and that uncanny ability to seemingly vanish is what makes bonefish one of the most captivating of inshore sport fishing.The challenge…
News & Tips: Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite
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Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite

December 26, 2019
Crappie are a great species to fish through the ice. At times they can be challenging to find, but once you locate a school of slabs, it's worth the effort. Often eager to investigate lures, crappie…