January 2015

5 Things You Need To Know Before Smallmouth Fishing in NY

By Jim Root - If you’re like most people you’ve probably heard stories of how legendary the smallmouth bass fishing is in NY. From Ontario, Erie, St. Lawrence, Oneida, Champlain, Cayuga, Susquehanna, you can find yourself hooking up with smallmouth in the 5-7+ pound range on every trip if you know what to look for, what to bring, and what to expect. Come unprepared, however, and
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Icing for Panfish

By Vincent J. Hytry Winter is here in southeast Wisconsin and that means it’s time for ice fishing. With the early ice upon us, the focus is on panfish and to find these fish you must think shallow, real shallow (1.5-5ft). The search for panfish begins by looking for protected bays, channels or back waters off river systems and if they contain green weeds, wood or other cover it’s all the
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Ish Monroe Offers Apology Statement Regarding Southern Open Lake Toho Incident

B.A.S.S. disqualified two anglers who tussled following Day 2 of the Lake Toho Bassmaster Southern Open tournament on Lake Tohopekaliga, Fla. Ish Monroe, and Keith Poche, were disqualified from the Open based on an investigation of an incident. Additional penalties for both anglers may be imposed pending the outcome of additional investigations that are ongoing. Based on the initial
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Orlando is the 2015 Destination for the Global Sportfishing Industry – ICAST

Now is the time to mark your calendar for the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show. Produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the trade group that represents the sportfishing industry, ICAST will be held July 14 – 17, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. From buyers to media
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