ice fishing

Ice Can Be Nice

Some places fill a space larger than their actual geography. In front of us laid what seemed like an eternal winter of frozen water....
Christmas Tree FIsh Habitat

Recycle Christmas Trees as Fish Habitat

Want instant fishing success? Consider Christmas Tree Fish Habitat! Sinking brush to create fish habitat is an endeavor many anglers undertake to develop their own...
Idaho Perch

Idaho P_____?

If given the title of this article as a clue in a game you were playing, what would be your answer? Potato pops to...
wipers

Winter Wipers at Oakdale Dam

Hybrid striped bass, known as “wipers,” are the result of a genetic cross of striped bass and white bass. The resulting wiper is silver...
Andy Young

Watching a Pro at Work: Andy Young, Professional Bass Fisherman

It's always interesting watching a professional at work. No one sits around watching weekend duffers swinging their golf clubs, but crowds gather to watch...
walleye fishing

Fall Is Time for Indiana Walleye

It’s that time of year again: decision time- do you winterize your boat and store your gear as cold weather approaches? For some, it’s time...
bass tournament fishing lures

Expresso and Bass: A Fishing Tournament in Broadripple

A well-known, yet unknown, fishing tournament takes place in one of the most 'civilized' settings in Indianapolis! As the herd of hipsters went about their...
king salmon

Has Lake Michigan’s King Salmon Fishery Collapsed?

In a nutshell, this year's fall run of king salmon most places in Lake Michigan was impressively dismal.  Streams that historically hosted returns of...
steelhead

Stalking Stream Salmon and Trout

As I knelt, peering over the streamside grasses, only the first three feet of line from my rod tip was visible to me, yet...
starve hollow lake

A tale of two lakes: Yellowwood and Starve Hollow

Indiana saw two new impoundments come into the Hoosier landscape in 1938. Two reservoirs with very similar origins, characteristics, and fates: Yellowwood and Starve...

Podcast Episode #6- New ATV Helmet Law (and a shark in...

Capt. Bill Browne of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources discusses the new ATV helmet law that takes effective July 1, 2017.  The purpose...

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