Go ‘All In’ In Deadwood, S.D.

Although Deadwood, South Dakota, still offers plenty of opportunities for gamblers, the town also deals out plenty of chances to anglers for a full house of trout, walleye, perch, smallmouth bass, and other fish! It’s a perfect place to go on a fishing adventure no matter what the season. Within an hour of Deadwood you can be on walleye, trout or bass.

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The Chairman Of The Boards

Bruce DeShano seems laid back enough — until he talks about his passion for speed. The founder of Off Shore Tackle likes to drag race a souped-up Mustang with 700 horses under
the hood. He has another passion — the tactics he uses to pinpoint the location of monster walleyes on the big water of the Great Lakes. He has a lead foot in the boat, too. He trolls fast until he sees one of his Off Shore planer boards dart backward and throb signaling, “Fish on!”

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Boat Rigging Tips

A boat is a fisherman’s tool chest. You can’t grab the right tool at the right time if things are in the wrong place. Good rigging — trolling motors, kicker motors and fishing electronics and batteries — can add $4,000 to $6,000 to the cost of a quality boat. It pays big premiums to get it right the first time when that kind of money is invested. Here are some tips to get that accomplished.

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Cats On The Red River

Think Northwoods fishing and walleye, muskie, and smallmouth bass come to mind — unless you’re John Dickelman. His first thought is about catfish, big channel catfish — trophy catfish up to 20 pounds and larger! Here’s where and how to catch them!

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Top Five Reasons To Buy A Boat

Boats aren’t just luxury items. Though they depreciate in monetary value
over the years, boats pay great return on the investment in other ways. Here
are five great reasons to sign on the dotted line!

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Ice Fishing For Kids Is Fun!

Cold winter days spent ice fishing can warm the bond between parent and child. All it takes is a little planning to be sure the outing is a success, but the effort is worth it. Self-esteem, independence, responsibility, and decision-making are all qualities which can be learned through finding and catching fish.

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Perch Heaven On Devil’s Lake

We know of a place serious ice fishermen should not pass up this winter.
Don’t let its name throw you. Devil’s Lake,
N.D., is truly heaven for anglers
looking for a chance to ice walleyes and yellow perch!

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Ice Fishing: Catching Crappies

Don’t get the idea that just because Jason Przekurat is the 2003 RCL walleye tournament angler of the year he only cares about walleyes. Those are his money fish. When the ice gets hard in his native Wisconsin, you’ll often find him chasing panfish with the rest of the hordes. Crappies are one of his favorites because when you find one, you find a school. The other is they taste great on cold, winter evening after a day on the ice!

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How To Catch Big Boss Bluegills

Sometimes I’ll be fishing walleyes and pick up a big bluegill. Most
people might think “fluke,” and move on, but mark that spot! You may have
discovered something no one else is pursuing!

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