Freshwater Fishing: Most Popular Articles
Roger Lee Brown gives tips on catching fall bass
Fluorocarbon fishing line has its good characteristics and some bad ones, too.
Here are my picks of the best bass lures.
Equipment, fishing line, abrasion
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 is the best tasting fish? Freshwater Fishing.
September fishing is often tough. Here are some pattern that might work
These tough mono lines will do the job for you if you are fishing cover and need abrasion resistance.
Perfect knots are necessary in fishing and can be achieved by following these nine steps.
What kind of line to use on a spinning reel, how to spool it and how to remove line twist.
Lee McClellan gives suggestions on picking the right fishing rod
What is braid fishing line and what are its good and bad points?
Joe H with Secret Weapon Lures shares 14 different ways to fish a spinnerbait
Here is my list of the top ten big lakes in Georgia for bass.
What are the top colors for plastic worms?
Blobs of jelly in freshwater is actually colonies of Bryozoans
How to learn to cast a bait casting reel.
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.
Jim Pope tells how to rig and fish a bucktail jig
Basic Things You Should Know About Lures and How to Use Them
Lee McClellan tells how to clean and maintain your spinning reel.
Every fisherman needs these things in his fishing tackle box.
Captain Jim Hirt has a lot of experience catching salmon and trout on Lake Michigan. These articles will help you catch salmon and trout.
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.
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 I clean fish, with step by step fish cleaning pictures
Colors to use while night fishing for bass and other tips to help you catch fish. Page 2.
Bluegill are fun to catch and bite most every bait you can use.
What are the best hooks for bass fishing?
There seems to be more reasons for not catching than for catching
A jig and pig is a great bait for big bass, especially in the winter
Should you choose an invisible fishing line or a line that has a color you can see? Page 3.
Basic information about black and white crappie
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.
You won' go wrong fishing any of these lakes in Alabama for bass
What fishing line to buy? Freshwater Fishing.
The best time, lure and location for Lake Michigan trophy chinooks
Fact sheet on alligator gar. Freshwater Fishing.
Try these spots for Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 3.
Captain Jim Hirt tells how to choose speed, color and size of your fishing spoon on Lake Michigan
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.
Victor Beacham shares his tips on catching muskie in all seasons of the year.
How are hooks sized? Freshwater Fishing.
Gear ratio, spool size, and line levels affect line recovery.
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.
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.
There are many kinds of bream. Freshwater Fishing.
How to choose the right fishing line.
Donna says freshwater drum are underrated and are good to eat.
How to fish a Carolina rig. Freshwater Fishing.
Randy Tharp marks ten spots to catch bass on Lake Guntersville
The world record bass was caught near Jacksonville, GA. Here are some pictures of the signs there and info about the catch
These sunfish were caught by readers of fishing.about.com - send in your pictures of sunfish including bluegill, shellcracker, redbreast and others.
Here are four of my favorite ways to cook bass filets.
Spots With GPS Coordinates To Catch Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 4.
Jobs in the outdoor world to make money, like game warden and fishing guide.
Ways to fish a spinnerbait. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
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?
Fishing with a cane pole. Freshwater Fishing.
Fishing at night makes sense for many reasons, especially here in Georgia
Should you try to remove the hook from a fish that has swallowed it if you are going to release it?
Ted Pilgrim says live bait is the way to go for walleye
What is monofilament fishing line?
How to choose a light to use while fishing for bass at night. Page 3.
Fishing a Trick Worm can be productive
What is fishing? Freshwater Fishing.
Use red fishing line when fishing Lake Michigan - here is why red fishing line is good.
Information about yellow perch. Freshwater Fishing.
How to tie a drop shot rig. Freshwater Fishing.
An Elite series angler was disqualified at Lake Guntersville. Here is Boyd Duckett's take on what happened
These patterns will catch Lake Guntersville bass. Page 2.
Silver carp are one species of the Asian carp species that are causing problems in the United States
There are 8 species of black bass in the United States.
Learn to tie a good knot and don't lose fish.
Tie new line to the spool or the backing
How to fish the Alabama rig with Troy Morrow
Robbie Robinson with some of the big catfish he catches.
Joe Haubenreich with Secret Weapon Lures gives detailed info on catching bass at night.
How to sharpen fishing hooks, with pictures
Fact sheet on the Great Snakehead
What are three plastic worm rigs?
How to choose a good color for bass fishing lures.
Asian carp are an invasive species causing problems in the US.
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?
There are five species of salmon that live in Alaska waters and come up Alaska rivers to spawn.
Here are several ways to remove twists from your fishing line.
What colors, size and trailers work best in the fall for a jig and pig
Store your fishing tackle right so it will be ready next spring.
Casting and Retrieval Features Are Especially Important When Considering a New Baitcasting Reel
Where to crappie fish at Clark Hill. Page 3.
Captain Jim Hirt updates you on what the salmon and trout are hitting and where they are on Lake Michigan.
What are college bass fishing teams?
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to use leadcore line for fishing Lake Michigan
How to, where to and what you can catch jigging a spoon in the fall.
Jim Shepherd shares some info from the Texas Wildlife folks on how to handle big bass.
Match your rod and reel and match the outfit to your fishing
Catching fish in brackish water.
Pictures of fishing brush piles and a hump at Clarks Hill
Courses, books, clothing, trips, and other ideas for helping a woman whod like to fish.
Tying a good knot can help you land more fish,
Some nets are better than others for landing fish that are to be released.
How to rig your boat for crappie trolling
Faulty Lures, Loose Drag, and Poor Landing Technique Cause the Problem, but You Can Cure It
Try these tips for catching bass in cold water.
Here’s the proper way to fill baitcasting, spinning, and spincasting reels with monofilament or braided line.
What happens during fall turnover?
Spring fishing season on Lake Michigan to most means only one thing: Coho salmon fever. Find out how to best catch these prized fish.
Topwater baits provide exciting hits from bass. Here are some tips on when to use them.
How to rig worms for bass fishing
You can catch crappie in many lakes.
A simple How to on spooling line on spinning reels
How to catch Lake Michigan trophy brown trout
Tips on care and cooking of catfish. Page 2.
When bream are bedding you can catch several kinds.
Here is Bassfan.com's ranking of the top 200 pros - where is your favorite?
You can catch small river walleyes in many places. Wherever walleyes live, there are small rivers that are home to these walleyes.
Lures to use to catch trophy lake trout on Lake Michigan
Make a minnow trap to catch small fish for bait
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 tell the age of bass. Freshwater Fishing.
Here are some facts about blueback herring and how they affect fishing in fresh water.
Green sunfish are common in much of the US and are good to eat.
Tips from Captain Jim Hirt on the things that will help you land the fish you hook.
Skeet Reese gives some tips on deep water fishing.
Information about threadfin shad
Guidelines for reel types and line strengths for pursuing large specimens
Information about shad, from the Alabama DNR
Here are the different ways to accomplish the task of fishing shallow or deep behind a moving boat.
Georgia bass fishermen have a variety of tournament trails they can compete in, ranging from big lakes to small ones.
These pictures and instructions will help you clean a gar.
Invisible fluorocarbon swivels from Aquateko have a place in your tacklebox
How to choose and fish different worm rigs.
What Are Crankbaits for Catching Great Lakes Trout and Salmon
You can catch a lot of sunfish in lakes
These bass were caught on the Flint River in Georgia. Shoal and largemouth bass live in the river, one of the few places in the world where shoal bass live.
Trying to catch bass after a cold front
Bob Jensen tells how to use bobbers to catch more fish.
Captain Mike Gerry explains the difference between flipping and pitching
Information to help you catch crappie
Bowfin are mean and ugly, and they will tear up your tackle
Captain Mike Gerry gives some tips on crankbait fishing.
Catching shellcracker bream is a lot of fun and they are good to eat, too.
Here’s the rationale behind using big lures and using small lures.
Lee McClellan says smallmouth bite in small streams in the fall.
How to catch hybrid bass on Lake Conroe
Baitcasting reels have good, bad and ugly characteristics.
Top ways to cook fish.
Ted Pilgrim shares the ways to catch catfish near you
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.