Category Archives: Fish Species

Find content on freshwater and saltwater fish species and get tips, techniques and all-around timely advice to help you maximize your catch, whether you are targeting bass or marlin.

best all around largemouth bass lures

Best Lures for Bass – Keep These 5 in Your Tackle Box

Bass are found everywhere and because of this, it is quite easy to fish for them if you use the right lure or bait. Environmental factors are the largest variables but there are also some distinct behavior changes as well. It is well understood that bass are ravenous predators, even ...
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lake trout fishing - description and tactics

Fishing for Trout’s Most Underappreciated: The Lake Trout

Before we get started, let's first clarify something about the lake trout. Although the Lake trout (also known as lake char, mackinaw and gray trout)  is also a  member of the Salmonidae family, it is actually a char rather than a trout. The Dolly Varden and Arctic char are its ...
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winter walleye caught on a crankbait

5 Productive Crankbaits for Fishing the Winter Walleye

Elsewhere in the country, many people think of warm living rooms when the snow flies but here in Montana, we get ready for a long, cold haul chasing fish. But any creature will make drastic changes when the cold weather arrives, and fish are no exception. We have to, therefore, ...
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Winter Walleye Fishing: Adapting to Changes With Simple Strategies

Winter Walleye Fishing: Adapting to Changes With Simple Strategies

For those who may not know, the walleye is an aggressive predatory fish with a reputation for putting up a great fight but being more elusive than other species such as trout. The walleye has a slight behavior change that can be attributed to the season and learning this change ...
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texas deep sea blackfin and yellowfin tuna fishing

30 Hour Deep Sea Tuna Safari: First-Hand Account and Trip Tips

Just over fifteen years ago, I lived in Houston, TX, and I regularly fished the piers and occasionally took red snapper trips out of Galveston. While I was on one of those trips, I overheard some fellow fishermen recounting the fun, work, and huge haul of tuna they experienced on ...
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fly angler trout fishing in river-stream

Trout Fishing in Rivers and Streams: 101 Basics and Beyond

Trout fishing in rivers and streams can be a challenge but it is also one of the best ways to catch fish. Consider that streams and rivers are quite different from still water such as lakes, reservoirs, and ponds in terms of temperature and food supply. Water temperatures are typically ...
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