Four Techniques For Early-Season Pike

After years of chasing pike and fishing many early spring tournaments, four techniques stand out from the rest to catch a lot of pike. And all of the techniques are best fished slowly or very slowly. Here’s how to get it done.

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Bass Fishing: Put A Sock In It

Though Lake Erie can bestow some hefty, 5-pound smallmouths, it is equally famous for conjuring-up serious winds and rough seas. Here’s some tips on how to use a drift sock to slow your presentation and keep your lure in the strike zone.

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Fishing For Summertime Smallmouth

Summertime. Smallmouth bass. That’s a hard combination to beat. The warmer the water, the more aggressive they get. They school up, stay shallow and feed. Here are some tips to catch smallies this summer.

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Tips For Early-Season Bass Fishing

Early-season bass fishing is like trying to get a child to come in to supper when he’s outside having a good time playing with friends. You can call him but he may not come. Here are some hints to get bass to answer the dinner bell.

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Training Tips For Young Dogs

Kellie Fogg is a champion field dog trainer who has been working with dogs since she was about 10. The early training for hunting dogs and field trial dogs is about the same. Here is her advice and tips for training young hunting dogs.

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Fall Crappie Tactics

Here are some tips to catch fall crappies from Wisconsin fishing guide Greg Bohn. He has a system, tactics that works on reservoirs through ice-up. Learn his secrets.

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How To Catch Bass In Shallow, Clear Water

Clear water abounds in Minnesota, providing a great “training ground” for adapting lures and techniques specifically to these conditions. Here are some tips from bass pro Jim Moynagh on how to catch bass in shallow, clear water.

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