spring

A Water Temperature Guide for Early Fall Bass

By Mark Bilbrey - With each passing day summer fades into fall. Longer nights and cooler temperatures leave a still fog on the morning lake as the water slowly cools down. For a fisherman one particular thing brings changes in the behavior of the bass, and that is the falling water temperature. This is the change that triggers an instinctive increase in the feeding activity in baitfish and
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Calling All Carps, Calling All Carps

by Paul Beauchesne Jr  (AKA Muskie) Spring is here and rivers and ponds are really starting to show signs of life and it reminds me that I need to get my sleep in now, because in a few weeks, sleep will not be an option, unless of course I don’t want to achieve my goal of catching the biggest carp in the state this year. There is no guarantee, but I know you can’t catch fish from the couch.
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Scratching The Preseason Itch – Spring Gear Prep Tips

by Pete Wardlaw I know at this time of year it is very hard not to get a touch of cabin fever. To me it is the absolute longest part of the year because the rivers haven’t thawed yet. I have pretty much had enough ice fishing and unless you are heading way down south the boat isn’t coming out for a while yet. I scratch my preseason itch by going over all my equipment and checking everything.
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Jacob Powroznik’s POW’r Tips

by  Jacob Powroznik There are three phases of spring fishing that every angler lives for, the pre spawn, spawn and the shad spawn. While each of these three phases can make for a great day on the lake, the shad spawn can be one of the best times to go fishing. The shad spawn is an interesting thing, it’s kind of like natures way of taking care of the bass. The bass have worked hard spawning,
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