Freshwater Fishing: Most Popular Articles
Fluorocarbon fishing line has its good characteristics and some bad ones, too.
Scott Suggs tells what kind of line to use on a spinning reel, how to spool it and how to remove line twist.
Catching catfish fishing in lakes, where to find them and what to use.
Lee McClellan gives suggestions on picking the right fishing rod
What is the best tasting fish? Freshwater Fishing.
Here is my list of the top ten big lakes in Georgia for bass.
Equipment, fishing line, abrasion
Basic information about black and white crappie
Fishing at night can be productive but there are some problems, too. These tips will help you when you go fishing at night.
These tough mono lines will do the job for you if you are fishing cover and need abrasion resistance.
Here are my picks of the best bass lures.
What are the top colors for plastic worms?
Jim Shepherd shares some info from the Texas Wildlife folks on how to handle big bass.
Lee McClellan tells how to clean and maintain your spinning reel.
Here are four of my favorite ways to cook bass filets.
How to learn to cast a bait casting reel.
How to choose the right fishing line.
The world record bass was caught near Jacksonville, GA. Here are some pictures of the signs there and info about the catch
Joe H with Secret Weapon Lures shares 14 different ways to fish a spinnerbait
Fact sheet on flathead catfish, including world record size.
Should you choose an invisible fishing line or a line that has a color you can see? Page 3.
How can you cope with muddy water when fishing
What is the best time of year to go pike fishing?
A jig and pig is a great bait for big bass, especially in the winter
What is braid fishing line and what are its good and bad points?
There seems to be more reasons for not catching than for catching
Try these tips for catching bass in cold water.
Fact sheet on alligator gar. Freshwater Fishing.
When bass are bedding should you try to catch them?
You won' go wrong fishing any of these lakes in Alabama for bass
How are hooks sized? Freshwater Fishing.
When bream are bedding you can catch several kinds.
Try these spots for Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 3.
Store your fishing line so it will be ready to use next spring. Page 3.
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.
Fishing with a cane pole. Freshwater Fishing.
Bluegill are fun to catch and bite most every bait you can use.
Captain Jim Hirt has a lot of experience catching salmon and trout on Lake Michigan. These articles will help you catch salmon and trout there and anywhere else you fish.
How I clean fish, with step by step fish cleaning pictures
How to catch and care for nightcrawlers for fishing.
Some tips to help you catch spring walleye
What are the best hooks for bass fishing?
There are many kinds of bream. Freshwater Fishing.
How To Catch Bass In Early Spring
Jobs in the outdoor world to make money
Store your fishing tackle right so it will be ready next spring.
How to fish the Alabama rig with Troy Morrow
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 to tie a drop shot rig. Freshwater Fishing.
Where to crappie fish at Clark Hill. Page 3.
Fishing at night makes sense for many reasons, especially here in Georgia
How to put line on a spin cast reel
Bass go wild when the shad spawn and you can load the boat if you are in the right place at the right time.
How to choose a good color for bass fishing lures
Should you try to remove the hook from a fish that has swallowed it if you are going to release it?
Captain Jim Hirt tells how to choose speed, color and size of your fishing spoon on Lake Michigan
How do you choose which crankbait to buy and which one to fish with?
What fishing line to buy? Freshwater Fishing.
How to choose a light to use while fishing for bass at night. Page 3.
You can catch bass early in the spring on top water baits.
How to fish a carolins rig. Freshwater Fishing.
Spots With GPS Coordinates To Catch Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 4.
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.
What is monofilament fishing line?
Ted Pilgrim shares the ways to catch catfish near you
Randy Tharp marks ten spots to catch bass on Lake Guntersville
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to use leadcore line for fishing Lake Michigan
What are three plastic worm rigs?
Victor Beacham shares his tips on catching muskie in all seasons of the year.
Ways to fish a spinnerbait. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
Every fisherman needs these things in his fishing tackle box.
Match your rod and reel and match the outfit to your fishing
Colors to use while night fishing for bass and other tips to help you catch fish. Page 2.
Winterize your fishing gear so it will be ready to use next spring. Page 2.
An Elite series angler was disqualified at Lake Guntersville. Here is Boyd Duckett's take on what happened
Some basics of cat fishing. Freshwater Fishing.
Joe Haubenreich with Secret Weapon Lures gives detailed info on catching bass at night.
Catching shellcracker bream is a lot of fun and they are good to eat, too.
An interview with tournament pro bass fisherman Cliff Crochet in which he talks about his preference for fishing jerkbaits for prespawn bass.
Fishing a Trick Worm can be productive
There are 8 species of black bass in the United States.
How to rig your boat for crappie trolling
Information about yellow perch. Freshwater Fishing.
Ted Pilgrim says live bait is the way to go for walleye
Georgia bass fishermen have a variety of tournament trails they can compete in, ranging from big lakes to small ones.
Bedding bass can be hard to catch.
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?
Information about shad, from the Alabama DNR
Catching fish in cold water. Freshwater Fishing.
How to set up downriggers for fishing and what to use to be successful fishing with downriggers
Scott Suggs tells how to catch post spawn bass
Use red fishing line when fishing Lake Michigan - here is why red fishing line is good.
Some tips on catching bass after a cold front.
Topwater baits provide exciting hits from bass. Here are some tips on when to use them.
How to catch Lake Michigan trophy brown trout
Silver carp are one species of the Asian carp species that are causing problems in the United States
Jay Yelas gives tips on fishing for bass on the bed.
Bowfin are mean and ugly, and they will tear up your tackle
A curly tail grub will catch any predator fish that swims.
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.
Catching Clark Hill Crappie - Crappie fishing patterns that should work for you, too.
Lures to use to catch trophy lake trout on Lake Michigan
How to fish high water. Freshwater Fishing.
What are college bass fishing teams?
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to catch Lake Michigan brown trout
Do fish scents help you catch fish? I sometimes use them
Asian carp are an invasive species causing problems in the US.
These patterns will catch Lake Guntersville bass. Page 2.
Here are several ways to remove twists from your fishing line.
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.
largemouth bass, world record, George Perry, The Masters, Montgomery Lake.
Donna says freshwater drum are underrated and are good to eat.
Pictures of fishing brush piles and a hump at Clarks Hill
What is lake fishing? Freshwater Fishing.
Gary Parsons tells how to rig a bottom bouncer to catch more walleye
You can catch crappie in many lakes.
Some of the test fishing lines are put through to find what qualities they have. Page 4.
How To Catch Walleye In Small Rivers
Information to help you catch crappie
Information about Atlantic Sturgeon
Robbie Robinson with some of the big catfish he catches.
What is fishing? Freshwater Fishing.
Blobs of jelly in freshwater is actually colonies of Bryozoans
How to catch coho in Lake Michigan from Captain Jim Hirt.
Make a minnow trap to catch small fish for bait
When and how to fish a jerkbait. Freshwater Fishing.
Freshwater fishing articles courtesy of The Fishing Wire
Fishing topwater lures is fun and productive
How to rig worms for bass fishing
Captain Jim explains some of the reasons to use a GPS while fishing.
Information on Alabama crappie. Freshwater Fishing.
Do fish attractants work? Freshwater Fishing.
Information on when to set the hook when crappie fishing.
The best time, lure and location for Lake Michigan trophy chinooks
Fact sheet on the Great Snakehead
Invisible fluorocarbon swivels from Aquateko have a place in your tacklebox
Catching fish in brackish water.
These sunfish were caught by readers of fishing.about.com - send in your pictures of sunfish including bluegill, shellcracker, redbreast and others.
Here is Bassfan.com's ranking of the top 200 pros - where is your favorite?
Green sunfish are common in much of the US and are good to eat.
Jim Pope tells how to rig and fish a bucktail jig
Using Spoons for Spring Walleye. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
How to choose and fish different worm rigs
Tackle for crappie fishing. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
A circuit breaker on a trolling motor can be a problem
Here are some facts about blueback herring and how they affect fishing in fresh water.
Tips on care and cooking of catfish. Page 2.
Ambassadeur 5500 C3 is a good reel according to R. Lantz Saylor