Freshwater Fishing: Most Popular Articles
Fluorocarbon fishing line has its good characteristics and some bad ones, too.
Roger Lee Brown gives tips on catching fall bass
Here are my picks of the best bass lures.
September fishing is often tough. Here are some pattern that might work
Equipment, fishing line, abrasion
Catching catfish fishing in lakes, where to find them and what to use.
These tough mono lines will do the job for you if you are fishing cover and need abrasion resistance.
Fishing at night can be productive but there are some problems, too. These tips will help you when you go fishing at night.
What is the best tasting fish? Freshwater Fishing.
What kind of line to use on a spinning reel, how to spool it and how to remove line twist.
Perfect knots are necessary in fishing and can be achieved by following these nine steps.
Lee McClellan gives suggestions on picking the right fishing rod
What is braid fishing line and what are its good and bad points?
How to learn to cast a bait casting reel.
Here is my list of the top ten big lakes in Georgia for bass.
What are the top colors for plastic worms?
Freshwater Drum are so widespread you are likely to catch one while fishing for some other kind of fish. Don't complain, just enjoy the fight.
Prime time for big pike is when the water temperatures are under 65 F, give or take. It is believed that once water temps reach these higher levels, big pike become somewhat stressed and the bite subsides.
Blobs of jelly in freshwater is actually colonies of Bryozoans
Joe H with Secret Weapon Lures shares 14 different ways to fish a spinnerbait
What fishing line to buy? Freshwater Fishing.
Jim Pope tells how to rig and fish a bucktail jig
Lee McClellan tells how to clean and maintain your spinning reel.
Bluegill are fun to catch and bite most every bait you can use.
How I clean fish, with step by step fish cleaning pictures
Basic Things You Should Know About Lures and How to Use Them
There are a lot of different kinds of fishing lines available - monofilament, co-filament, fused lines and braided lines. Here's a look at them. Page 2.
How are hooks sized? Freshwater Fishing.
Colors to use while night fishing for bass and other tips to help you catch fish. Page 2.
How to choose the right fishing line.
Victor Beacham shares his tips on catching muskie in all seasons of the year.
Captain Jim Hirt has a lot of experience catching salmon and trout on Lake Michigan. These articles will help you catch salmon and trout.
What are the best hooks for bass fishing?
Learn about the Flathead Catfish (Pylodictis olivaris), one of the biggest catfish species and a great sport fish that can put up a great fight.
The best time, lure and location for Lake Michigan trophy chinooks
Fall turnover on lakes and ponds changes fishing and affects the fish in the lake. Here is some info about what turnover is and what happens.
Should you choose an invisible fishing line or a line that has a color you can see? Page 3.
There seems to be more reasons for not catching than for catching
Basic information about black and white crappie
Captain Jim Hirt tells how to choose speed, color and size of your fishing spoon on Lake Michigan
A jig and pig is a great bait for big bass, especially in the winter
Gear ratio, spool size, and line levels affect line recovery.
The world record bass was caught near Jacksonville, GA. Here are some pictures of the signs there and info about the catch
Some tips on catching bass after a cold front.
Fact sheet on alligator gar. Freshwater Fishing.
How to fish a Carolina rig. Freshwater Fishing.
Certain motions trigger strikes from predatory fish, and anglers can achieve this effect in their retrieves
There are many kinds of bream. Freshwater Fishing.
How do you choose which crankbait to buy and which one to fish with? What shape should you fish today? Why fish a crankbait instead of a worm or spinnerbait?
You won' go wrong fishing any of these lakes in Alabama for bass
Late winter and early spring rains often muddy up the lakes. Learn how to fish in muddy water, including tips, types of jigs to use, and more.
Try these tips for catching bass in cold water.
Here are four of my favorite ways to cook bass filets.
Know the rules of the road and carry all safety equipment for a safe fishing trip
There are 8 species of black bass in the United States.
Tips on finding and catching walleye in shallow water
Details on the best way to go fishing in lakes for white bass, including what part of a lake you'll likely find them, recommended bait and suggested tackle.
The right time, species, and equipment for introducing children to fishing.
Joe Haubenreich with Secret Weapon Lures gives detailed info on catching bass at night.
Fishing at night makes sense for many reasons, especially here in Georgia
Try these spots for Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 3.
Take All Old Line Off Reel. Freshwater Fishing.
Fishing a Trick Worm can be productive
How to choose a good color for bass fishing lures.
Donna says freshwater drum are underrated and are good to eat.
Should you try to remove the hook from a fish that has swallowed it if you are going to release it?
Making your own fishing lures can be fun. You can imitate commercial ones or come up with something new.
Boyd Duckett discusses tough fishing in a couple of tournaments and searches for solutions.
Learn to tie a good knot and don't lose fish.
Fishing with a cane pole. Freshwater Fishing.
Bob Jensen explains how to target late ice panfish
How to choose a light to use while fishing for bass at night. Page 3.
Great info on fish kills in ponds, from the Alabama DNR
These sunfish were caught by readers of fishing.about.com - send in your pictures of sunfish including bluegill, shellcracker, redbreast and others.
What is monofilament fishing line?
Every fisherman needs these things in his fishing tackle box.
Robbie Robinson with some of the big catfish he catches.
What are three plastic worm rigs?
Ways to fish a spinnerbait. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
Randy Tharp marks ten spots to catch bass on Lake Guntersville
Fact sheet on the Great Snakehead
Ted Pilgrim says live bait is the way to go for walleye
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to use leadcore line for fishing Lake Michigan
Alaska coho salmon are also called silver salmon and are the most popular food fish. Page 3.
Trying to catch bass after a cold front
How to sharpen fishing hooks, with pictures
Jobs in the outdoor world to make money, like game warden and fishing guide.
What is fishing? Freshwater Fishing.
Use red fishing line when fishing Lake Michigan - here is why red fishing line is good.
Courses, books, clothing, trips, and other ideas for helping a woman whod like to fish.
How to choose and fish different worm rigs.
Casting and Retrieval Features Are Especially Important When Considering a New Baitcasting Reel
Information about yellow perch. Freshwater Fishing.
How to tie a drop shot rig. Freshwater Fishing.
Jim Shepherd shares some info from the Texas Wildlife folks on how to handle big bass.
What are college bass fishing teams?
A lot of my fish died in a fish kill in my pond due to low oxygen content.
Silver carp are one species of the Asian carp species that are causing problems in the United States
Here is Bassfan.com's ranking of the top 200 pros - where is your favorite?
Captain Jim Hirt updates you on what the salmon and trout are hitting and where they are on Lake Michigan.
Some nets are better than others for landing fish that are to be released.
You can catch a lot of sunfish in lakes
Snakehead fish are not native to the US but are being found in some states. What problems can they cause and what can you do?
Ted Pilgrim shares the ways to catch catfish near you
Skeet Reese gives some tips on deep water fishing.
Tying a good knot can help you land more fish,
Boyd Duckett discusses the art and science of bass fishing
What colors, size and trailers work best in the fall for a jig and pig
Tips on care and cooking of catfish. Page 2.
Topwater baits provide exciting hits from bass. Here are some tips on when to use them.
Spots With GPS Coordinates To Catch Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 4.
Match your rod and reel and match the outfit to your fishing
Tips from Captain Jim Hirt on the things that will help you land the fish you hook.
Lures to use to catch trophy lake trout on Lake Michigan
Baitcasting reels have good, bad and ugly characteristics.
Some of the test fishing lines are put through to find what qualities they have. Page 4.
Gary Parsons tells how to rig a bottom bouncer to catch more walleye
Store your fishing tackle right so it will be ready next spring.
Make a minnow trap to catch small fish for bait
I used a couple of Duckett Rods and they are great
I think the St. Croix Avid Series AVC70MF Medium power fast action 7 foot rod is the best all-around bait casting rod I have tried.
Catfishing basics are the things you need to get started catching catfish. Cover these basics to start catching catfish where ever you fish.
How to fish the Alabama rig with Troy Morrow
How to set up downriggers for fishing and what to use to be successful fishing with downriggers
Ambassadeur 5500 C3 is a good reel according to R. Lantz Saylor
The changes in fishing technology over the past 35 years are amazing
Asian carp are an invasive species causing problems in the US.
The Guide’s Way is Often the Best Way, So Pay Attention
Catching fish in cold water can be tough, but fishing in cold water can be great! Here are some tips that should work for you.
Catching fish in brackish water.
You can catch small river walleyes in many places. Wherever walleyes live, there are small rivers that are home to these walleyes.
What Are Crankbaits for Catching Great Lakes Trout and Salmon
Here are several ways to remove twists from your fishing line.
An Elite series angler was disqualified at Lake Guntersville. Here is Boyd Duckett's take on what happened
Spinning reels are very popular and work better than other kinds of fishing reels for some kinds of fishing.
Bob Jensen tells how to catch walleye on Kabetogama Lake
How to rig your boat for crappie trolling
Spring fishing season on Lake Michigan to most means only one thing: Coho salmon fever. Find out how to best catch these prized fish.
Where to crappie fish at Clark Hill. Page 3.
A simple How to on spooling line on spinning reels
Small-water fishing is often productive, especially in summer, if you use the right tackle and move around.
Which crankbaits should I troll for walleye? Page 2.
Catching shellcracker bream is a lot of fun and they are good to eat, too.
Fishing a jig and pig is a good way to catch big bass.
How to catch Lake Michigan trophy brown trout
Bob Jensen tells how to use bobbers to catch more fish.
A variety of ways to cook fish. Freshwater Fishing.
When bream are bedding you can catch several kinds.
How to, where to and what you can catch jigging a spoon in the fall.
Different ways to rig a worm on a jig head for jig head worm fishing