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Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:18
Recently I had the pleasure of doing some winter fishing on the Niagara River. A good friend and I contacted fellow charter captain and Niagara river expert Capt. Danny Evans. Due to an inconsistent winter, the Niagara river has been quite challenging for anglers. When I spoke to Capt. Dan on Saturday evening, he suggested we reschedule. The forecast was calling for a strong NW wind and temps in the teens. Anxious to get out of the house, we convinced Danny to take us out anyway. As I...
Wed, 02/27/2013 - 11:07
February fishing has its ups and downs, that is a fact. We go outside and it might be 20 degrees or it might be 70 degrees. But just because you are bundling up or taking it off doesn’t mean that the fish are feeling what you are. I’ve gone out when it has been 76 degrees and when it has been 30 degrees all in the last month. The difference in the water temperature has been 3 degrees from both days. Why is this important you ask? Well I know for me, and for most bass anglers out there, we tend...
Tue, 02/26/2013 - 09:42
During his years as a Bassmaster Elite Series pro, legendary angler Denny Brauer cashed in with Strike King jigs. Presentation is certainly essential, but so is preparation. Still active in regional competitions, the recently retired Missouri angler sat down and showed us his start-to-finish process for preparing his Premier Pro Model jigs. The logic behind this system will serve most any tackle selection. Just Follow These 5 Easy Steps: 1. Trim the SkirtBig-fish reservoirs...
Mon, 11/26/2012 - 07:54
In over a century long history of party boats running out of Sheepshead Bay, there have been many trophy sized fish, caught on hook and line and brought in. Today, Captain Greg Nardiello, two decades long owner of the OCEAN EAGLE V, hooked and landed an officially weighted blackfish of 21.05 oz. I did not want to miss this, and upon getting down to the boat as the spring line was slipped onto the bit, the cheering along with the "oohs & aahh's" from those on board the boat and on the dock...
Tue, 11/06/2012 - 08:26
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Skeet Reese and his family have decided to do an auction to help raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast. Reese will be holding an auction on his personal website, SkeetReeseInc.com beginning sometime this week and lasting through Nov. 16. The auction will include several items of significant value from his career and personal gear, and he'll match the money raised. "We were sitting here watching the news over the weekend and it hit me how...
Sat, 11/03/2012 - 08:36
Robert Purcell of Bishopville caught a Maryland record 20-pound blueline tilefish, on September 12, about 75 miles southeast of Ocean City. “We had a slow morning fishing over the Norfolk Canyon for white marlin and decided to switch to bottom fishing,” said Purcell. “I rigged a strip of skipjack tuna for bait and dropped it about 450 feet to the bottom.” It was this combination that landed him the record fish. Onshore at Ocean City’s Sunset Marina, weigh master Stan Hansen certified the...
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 10:05
By Bill Lindner
Coffee With Bill offers a photographic and philosophic journey through fishing and life using imagery and great quotes. CLICK HERE for past updates.
Thu, 11/01/2012 - 08:20
Check out this freaky “Halloween Lobster” caught this week by fisherman Dana Duhaime off the coast of Beverly, Massachusetts. Duhaime, a Simpsons fan, decided to go with the name “Pinchy” for the one-pound female over the obvious Two-Face or Janus. According to the New England Aquarium, where the colorful crustacean will remain indefinitely, splits can be found in about one out of every 50 to 100 million lobsters, and are believed to occur “during a cellular division when the lobster egg is...
Wed, 10/31/2012 - 07:16
Crappies love docks -- especially during fall and winter. But how do you reach them when they're tucked way up underneath? You have to "shoot" the dock, which involves skipping a small, soft-plastic jig deep underneath the dock. But floating docks present a special challenge. This multi-part video series covers all aspects of dock-shooting. Part 2, shown below, covers tackle & mechanics. You'll need the right type of rod to effectively shoot docks, and reel, line and bait choices are also...
Fri, 10/26/2012 - 09:33
Crappies love docks -- especially during fall and winter. But how do you reach them when they're tucked way up underneath? You have to "shoot" the dock, which involves skipping a small, soft-plastic jig deep underneath the dock. But floating docks present a special challenge. This multi-part video series covers all aspects of dock-shooting. Part 1, titled The Heart of the Dock and shown below, demonstrates how each dock will have a particular spot underneath where the biggest crappies are...