Freshwater Fishing: Most Popular Articles
Information about shad, from the Alabama DNR. Page 2.
Roger Lee Brown gives tips on catching fall bass
Fluorocarbon fishing line has its good characteristics and some bad ones, too.
What is the best tasting fish? Freshwater Fishing.
Here are my picks of the best bass lures.
Catching catfish fishing in lakes, where to find them and what to use.
Equipment, fishing line, abrasion
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 braid fishing line and what are its good and bad points?
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 are the top colors for plastic worms?
Here is my list of the top ten big lakes in Georgia for bass.
Basic information about black and white crappie
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.
What kind of line to use on a spinning reel, how to spool it and how to remove line twist.
How to catch Lake Michigan trophy brown trout
Blobs of jelly in freshwater is actually colonies of Bryozoans
Try these spots for Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 3.
Basic Things You Should Know About Lures and How to Use Them
Joe H with Secret Weapon Lures shares 14 different ways to fish a spinnerbait
There seems to be more reasons for not catching than for catching
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.
Should you choose an invisible fishing line or a line that has a color you can see? Page 3.
Bluegill are fun to catch and bite most every bait you can use.
What fishing line to buy? Freshwater Fishing.
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.
Gear ratio, spool size, and line levels affect line recovery.
Lee McClellan tells how to clean and maintain your spinning reel.
You won' go wrong fishing any of these lakes in Alabama for bass
How to learn to cast a bait casting reel.
Information about threadfin shad
Jim Pope tells how to rig and fish a bucktail jig
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.
A jig and pig is a great bait for big bass, especially in the winter
How I clean fish, with step by step fish cleaning pictures
This is a good time to catch fish in my area of the world
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.
Randy Tharp marks ten spots to catch bass on Lake Guntersville
How are hooks sized? Freshwater Fishing.
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.
Captain Jim Hirt tells how to choose speed, color and size of your fishing spoon on Lake Michigan
Spots With GPS Coordinates To Catch Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 4.
Fact sheet on alligator gar. Freshwater Fishing.
How to choose the right fishing line.
There are many kinds of bream. Freshwater Fishing.
What are the best hooks for bass fishing?
Asian carp are an invasive species causing problems in the US.
The world record bass was caught near Jacksonville, GA. Here are some pictures of the signs there and info about the catch
How to fish a Carolina rig. Freshwater Fishing.
Captain Jim Hirt has a lot of experience catching salmon and trout on Lake Michigan. These articles will help you catch salmon and trout.
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.
Colors to use while night fishing for bass and other tips to help you catch fish. Page 2.
These patterns will catch Lake Guntersville bass. Page 2.
What happens during fall turnover?
What colors, size and trailers work best in the fall for a jig and pig
How to tie a drop shot 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.
Should you try to remove the hook from a fish that has swallowed it if you are going to release it?
What is monofilament fishing line?
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?
The best time, lure and location for Lake Michigan trophy chinooks
Victor Beacham shares his tips on catching muskie in all seasons of the year.
Boyd Duckett tells how to find and catch bass in Novemher
Try these tips for catching bass in cold water.
Fishing at night makes sense for many reasons, especially here in Georgia
There are 8 species of black bass in the United States.
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?
Silver carp are one species of the Asian carp species that are causing problems in the United States
What is fishing? Freshwater Fishing.
Donna says freshwater drum are underrated and are good to eat.
There are five species of salmon that live in Alaska waters and come up Alaska rivers to spawn.
Fishing with a cane pole. Freshwater Fishing.
Jobs in the outdoor world to make money, like game warden and fishing guide.
Here are four of my favorite ways to cook bass filets.
Fact sheet on the Great Snakehead
Learn to tie a good knot and don't lose fish.
How to choose a good color for bass fishing lures.
Ways to fish a spinnerbait. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
Tie new line to the spool or the backing
An Elite series angler was disqualified at Lake Guntersville. Here is Boyd Duckett's take on what happened
What are three plastic worm rigs?
You can catch crappie in many lakes.
Ted Pilgrim says live bait is the way to go for walleye
Robbie Robinson with some of the big catfish he catches.
Captain Mike Gerry says November is a special time of year for bass fishing on Guntersville
Mann's 1-Minus a great plug for catching ultra-shallow bass and other species in clear or dinghy water.
How to, where to and what you can catch jigging a spoon in the fall.
Some of the test fishing lines are put through to find what qualities they have. Page 4.
Store your fishing tackle right so it will be ready next spring.
Information about yellow perch. Freshwater Fishing.
Skeet Reese gives some tips on deep water fishing.
Where to crappie fish at Clark Hill. Page 3.
How to fish the Alabama rig with Troy Morrow
Tying a good knot can help you land more fish,
Basic information about walleye. Freshwater Fishing.
Information about shad, from the Alabama DNR
Some nets are better than others for landing fish that are to be released.
What are college bass fishing teams?
Fishing a Trick Worm can be productive
These ways I have caught fish in the winter may help you.
Trying to catch bass after a cold front
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.
Use red fishing line when fishing Lake Michigan - here is why red fishing line is good.
How to rig your boat for crappie trolling
Information to help you catch crappie
You can catch small river walleyes in many places. Wherever walleyes live, there are small rivers that are home to these walleyes.
A variety of ways to cook fish. Freshwater Fishing.
Captain Mike Gerry gives some tips on crankbait fishing.
Here are several ways to remove twists from your fishing line.
Do fish attractants work? Freshwater Fishing.
What are trash fish, how do you catch them and can you eat them?
Jerry Adams share s his tips on fishing a Rattle Trap
Here’s the proper way to fill baitcasting, spinning, and spincasting reels with monofilament or braided line.
Match your rod and reel and match the outfit to your fishing
Crappie fishing at Christmas can be an excellent way to fill up your freezer. These tips I use in Georgia might help you where you fish.
Fishing in Estuaries. Freshwater Fishing.
Tips on care and cooking of catfish. Page 2.
Georgia bass fishermen have a variety of tournament trails they can compete in, ranging from big lakes to small ones.
How to choose a light to use while fishing for bass at night. Page 3.
Joe Haubenreich with Secret Weapon Lures gives detailed info on catching bass at night.
Catching fish in brackish water.
September fishing is often tough. Here are some pattern that might work
Here are some facts about blueback herring and how they affect fishing in fresh water.
Pictures of fishing brush piles and a hump at Clarks Hill
How to catch fish on slow fall fishing days.
Captain Mike Gerry explains the difference between flipping and pitching
You can catch a lot of sunfish in lakes
Lures to use to catch trophy lake trout on Lake Michigan
Baitcasting reels have good, bad and ugly characteristics.
A curly tail grub will catch any predator fish that swims.
Do fish scents help you catch fish? I sometimes use them
Captain Mike Gerry talks about the importance of color in bass fishing baits
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.
Every fisherman needs these things in his fishing tackle box.
How to catch and care for nightcrawlers for fishing.
How to tell the age of bass. Freshwater Fishing.
A simple How to on tying an improved clinch knot
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to use leadcore line for fishing Lake Michigan
Fishing a jig and pig is a good way to catch big bass.
Robert Fisher tells of his experience catching and eating bowfin
Invisible fluorocarbon swivels from Aquateko have a place in your tacklebox
Spring fishing season on Lake Michigan to most means only one thing: Coho salmon fever. Find out how to best catch these prized fish.
Most black lights on the market drain your batteries,have poor suction cups and won't hold your lights firmly to your boat. Punisher Lures is an exception.
How to sharpen fishing hooks, with pictures
Green sunfish are common in much of the US and are good to eat.
Captain Mike Gerry says fall means buzzbait fishing on Lake Guntersville
Lee McClellan says smallmouth bite in small streams in the fall.
Boat manufacturer Genmar files for bankruptcy