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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Natural Resources Commission Changes Catfish Rules

If you have ever landed a hard fighting catfish, then you know how exciting these magnificent fish are to catch. Their value as a...
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Fact or Fiction? Fall Lake Turnover Explained

This is the first guest post by Brian Waldman, publisher of BigIndianaBass.com Fall is a time of year when a lot of stuff is going...
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Lake Michigan Full Moon Salmon

The full moon was rising over the Indiana shoreline, a salmon was already on ice and we could see the three tallest buildings in...
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This Kind of Fishing Will Make You Jumpy

Above- double hook-ups aren't uncommon as the fish attack everything that moves  Photo- Brent T. Wheat  About this time every year, some Indiana fish get...
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Smallmouth Fishing Tips from Tim Holschlag

While many are starting to think only of deer, waterfowl and even squirrel hunting, there is still plenty of fishing to be done.  Fortunately,...
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New Video on WildIndiana Youtube Channel

Photo above: A long-ear sunfish who was too big for his britches and attacked a spinner intended for smallmouth bass   If you need your smallmouth...

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Top 10 Tip-Up Dos and Don’ts

Amidst the focus on jigging and mobility over recent years, some proven strategies have been lost in the icy shuffle. Like tip-up fishing, which...