It’s always surprised me that as the spawn season wraps, a lion-share of anglers forget about crappies and bluegills—at least anywhere panfish vacate shallow water in favor of deeper, less-conspicuous haunts. Deep water has undeniable appeal to the lake’s largest specimens. Every time I’ve crossed paths with crappies in basins or bluegills on deeper flats and humps, they always are hefty, healthy animals, tails spilling well over the palms of our outstretched hands.Read More
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What effect will the Great American Eclipse have on fish when the skies grow dark across the middle of the United States? We asked some of the sport’s top pros to get their thoughts.Read More
A story or two beneath the surface lies an almost supernatural veil of water where more life, death, and other astonishing things happen than any of us probably care to imagine.Read More
Ultra-Light Fishing rods are a ton of fun to fish and even easier to assemble, but building the ideal rod equipped for high-performance in your application is the key to truly increasing your hook ups on the water.Read More
Trophy bluegills are anything but shy about eating. It’s how they grow double chins and helmet heads. The key for anglers becomes identifying what trophy ‘gills are eating and the seasonal location of their preferred prey.Read More