Cold Finger Defense

There’s only one thing worse than fishing while wearing gloves and that’s fishing with hands and fingers so cold you can’t grip a zipper...

‘The Perfect Drift’: Sub-Zero Bass by Kayak

By Jim Edlund All photos courtesy of Old Town Canoes & Kayaks/Jason Arnold The vast majority of northern bass anglers hang up their open-water gear...

Fluorocarbon on Ice – Sense and Science

Are your ice fishing reels spooled with fluorocarbon line? If not, common sense and as important, “common science” says they ought to be. It used...

Ice Safety Should Be Priority For Anglers

With winter in full-swing, we cabin-crazed Hoosier anglers are making a beeline to the nearest frozen pond in hopes of landing something- carp, turtle,...
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Ice Fishing Safety Enhanced by Solid Steel

We all know Indiana winter weather can be a crap shoot. It all depends on the whim of Mother Nature. Some year’s snow and...

Bramwell Talks Ice Fishing

After reaching minus 12 Sunday night, I decided to verify something someone told me in Alaska. “You have colder winters than we do.” He...

Fishing’s Unsung Hero

Have you stopped to consider the single most important person in the sport of fishing? To whom we can be lay credit for the...

Hunting Indiana’s Massive Fall Muskie

With fall comes a change. Shorter days cause fish to start packing on the weight to last through the lean months of winter. Huge muskellunge,...

Dino-Fish….On Purpose

It was the most unsightly glob of bait I’ve ever seen on a hook. First, two nightcrawlers were skewered on a large, circle hook,...

Lake Superior Drops to Third

I grew up fishing in sluggish rivers, backwaters and ponds here in Northwest Indiana so I never fished in crystal clear water. Around here...