Freshwater Fishing: Most Popular Articles
Here are my picks of the best bass lures.
Fluorocarbon fishing line has its good characteristics and some bad ones, too.
Catching catfish fishing in lakes, where to find them and what to use.
Fishing at night can be productive but there are some problems, too. These tips will help you when you go fishing at night.
What kind of line to use on a spinning reel, how to spool it and how to remove line twist.
Jim Shepherd shares some info from the Texas Wildlife folks on how to handle big bass.
Equipment, fishing line, abrasion
What are the top colors for plastic worms?
What is the best tasting fish? Freshwater Fishing.
Lee McClellan gives suggestions on picking the right fishing rod
Here is my list of the top ten big lakes in Georgia for bass.
Here are four of my favorite ways to cook bass filets.
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.
How to learn to cast a bait casting reel.
These tough mono lines will do the job for you if you are fishing cover and need abrasion resistance.
Colors to use while night fishing for bass and other tips to help you catch fish. Page 2.
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 are the best hooks for bass fishing?
Fishing at night makes sense for many reasons, especially here in Georgia
What is braid fishing line and what are its good and bad points?
Lee McClellan tells how to clean and maintain your spinning reel.
How are hooks sized? Freshwater Fishing.
Should you choose an invisible fishing line or a line that has a color you can see? Page 3.
Captain Jim Hirt has a lot of experience catching salmon and trout on Lake Michigan. These articles will help you catch salmon and trout.
Should you try to remove the hook from a fish that has swallowed it if you are going to release it?
What fishing line to buy? Freshwater Fishing.
How to choose a light to use while fishing for bass at night. Page 3.
Victor Beacham shares his tips on catching muskie in all seasons of the year.
How I clean fish, with step by step fish cleaning pictures
There seems to be more reasons for not catching than for catching
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.
Bluegill are fun to catch and bite most every bait you can use.
The world record bass was caught near Jacksonville, GA. Here are some pictures of the signs there and info about the catch
How to choose the right fishing line.
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.
Joe Haubenreich with Secret Weapon Lures gives detailed info on catching bass at night.
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.
Fact sheet on alligator gar. Freshwater Fishing.
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to use leadcore line for fishing Lake Michigan
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?
Captain Jim Hirt tells how to choose speed, color and size of your fishing spoon on Lake Michigan
Lightning can be dangerous and fishermen face it often.
Donna says freshwater drum are underrated and are good to eat.
A jig and pig is a great bait for big bass, especially in the winter
There are many kinds of bream. Freshwater Fishing.
You won' go wrong fishing any of these lakes in Alabama for bass
Lee McClellan explains how to catch suspended bass
Store your fishing tackle right so it will be ready next spring.
Catfishing basics are the things you need to get started catching catfish. Cover these basics to start catching catfish where ever you fish.
Catching fish in the south in late July can be tough, but these tips should help if it is hot where you fish.
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.
Fishing a Trick Worm can be productive
The best time, lure and location for Lake Michigan trophy chinooks
How to put line on a spin cast reel
Basic information about black and white crappie
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.
How to choose a good color for bass fishing lures.
How to catch hot weather walleye
Ted Pilgrim says live bait is the way to go for walleye
There are 8 species of black bass in the United States.
How to tie a drop shot rig. Freshwater Fishing.
Ways to fish a spinnerbait. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
How to fish a Carolina rig. Freshwater Fishing.
These sunfish were caught by readers of fishing.about.com - send in your pictures of sunfish including bluegill, shellcracker, redbreast and others.
Gary Parsons tells how to rig a bottom bouncer to catch more walleye
Skeet Reese gives some tips on deep water fishing.
Fishing topwater lures is fun and productive
What are three plastic worm rigs?
You can catch a lot of sunfish in lakes
A lot of my fish died in a fish kill in my pond due to low oxygen content.
Every fisherman needs these things in his fishing tackle box.
Lures to use to catch trophy lake trout on Lake Michigan
Ted Pilgrim shares the ways to catch catfish near you
Topwater baits provide exciting hits from bass. Here are some tips on when to use them.
Jim Pope tells how to rig and fish a bucktail jig
Bowfin are mean and ugly, and they will tear up your tackle
Jobs in the outdoor world to make money, like game warden and fishing guide.
Lights, Safety and When To Go - some more tips from Joe on night fishing for bass. Page 4.
How to rig worms for bass fishing
Fishing with a cane pole. Freshwater Fishing.
Try these spots for Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 3.
There are five species of salmon that live in Alaska waters and come up Alaska rivers to spawn.
How to choose and fish different worm rigs.
Match your rod and reel and match the outfit to your fishing
Which crankbaits should I troll for walleye? Page 2.
Robbie Robinson with some of the big catfish he catches.
Some of the test fishing lines are put through to find what qualities they have. Page 4.
Know the rules of the road and carry all safety equipment for a safe fishing trip
How to set up downriggers for fishing and what to use to be successful fishing with downriggers
An Elite series angler was disqualified at Lake Guntersville. Here is Boyd Duckett's take on what happened
Use red fishing line when fishing Lake Michigan - here is why red fishing line is good.
Fishing a jig and pig is a good way to catch big bass.
Bob Jensen tells how to use bobbers to catch more fish.
Make a minnow trap to catch small fish for bait
What is lake fishing? Freshwater Fishing.
Catching fish in brackish water.
Learn what to use and where to fish in lakes for northern pike, common in northern US states and across the northwest.
Spinnerbaits catch a lot of bass and are versitile fishing lures. Here is a variety of ways I like to fish them.
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?
What is monofilament fishing line?
Do fish scents help you catch fish? I sometimes use them
Catfish are plentiful, fun to catch and good to eat. All about different kinds of catfish and catfish records.
How to catch walleye by trolling crankbaits
When bream are bedding you can catch several kinds.
Perfect knots are necessary in fishing and can be achieved by following these nine steps.
Fishing for yellow perch in lakes.
Scott Suggs tells why he likes fishing at night and ways to catch bass while fishing at night
How to catch and care for nightcrawlers for fishing.
Store your fishing line so it will be ready to use next spring. Page 3.
Tips on care and cooking of catfish. Page 2.
Here are several ways to remove twists from your fishing line.
Where to crappie fish at Clark Hill. Page 3.
Freshwater fishing articles courtesy of The Fishing Wire
Different ways to rig a worm on a jig head for jig head worm fishing
Winterize your fishing gear so it will be ready to use next spring. Page 2.
Randy Tharp marks ten spots to catch bass on Lake Guntersville
A curly tail grub will catch any predator fish that swims.
Mike Anderson shares his secrets on bating a catfish hole, from your Mining Co Guide
Learn to tie a good knot and don't lose fish.
Jay Yelas tells how upsizing your baits helps catch summertime bass.
These pictures and instructions will help you clean a gar.
How to fish the Alabama rig with Troy Morrow
Captain Jim Hirt updates you on what the salmon and trout are hitting and where they are on Lake Michigan.
Spots With GPS Coordinates To Catch Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 4.
Tying a good knot can help you land more fish,
You can catch small river walleyes in many places. Wherever walleyes live, there are small rivers that are home to these walleyes.
A simple How to on spooling line on spinning reels
Some tips on catching bass after a cold front.
How to tell the age of bass. Freshwater Fishing.
Robert Fisher tells of his experience catching and eating bowfin
Ambassadeur 5500 C3 is a good reel according to R. Lantz Saylor
A circuit breaker on a trolling motor can be a problem
How to catch midday salmon on Lake Michigan
Captain Jim Hirt explains the zone and how to catch salmon
Do fish attractants work? Freshwater Fishing.
Great info on fish kills in ponds, from the Alabama DNR
Baitcasting reels have good, bad and ugly characteristics.
Georgia bass fishermen have a variety of tournament trails they can compete in, ranging from big lakes to small ones.
How to sharpen fishing hooks, with pictures
Captain Mike Gerry talks about the importance of color in bass fishing baits
Spinning reels are very popular and work better than other kinds of fishing reels for some kinds of fishing.
I cleaned some spotted bass and found hooks in the stomachs of two, and many shad. Page 26.
Roger Lee Brown, The Bass Coach, explains Texas, Carolina and floating worm fishing rigs, from your Mining Co Guide
Basic Things You Should Know About Lures and How to Use Them
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to catch Lake Michigan brown trout
What are college bass fishing teams?
Some people driving a boat should not be!
Make a list so you will always have everything you need on your next fishing and camping trip.