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
Equipment, fishing line, abrasion
What is the best tasting fish? Freshwater Fishing.
Here is my list of the top ten big lakes in Georgia for bass.
Fishing at night can be productive but there are some problems, too. These tips will help you when you go fishing at night.
Here are my picks of the best bass lures.
These tough mono lines will do the job for you if you are fishing cover and need abrasion resistance.
Basic information about black and white crappie
What are the top colors for plastic worms?
Store your fishing line so it will be ready to use next spring. Page 3.
Lee McClellan tells how to clean and maintain your spinning reel.
How to learn to cast a bait casting reel.
Joe H with Secret Weapon Lures shares 14 different ways to fish a spinnerbait
Fact sheet on alligator gar. Freshwater Fishing.
Here are four of my favorite ways to cook bass filets.
The world record bass was caught near Jacksonville, GA. Here are some pictures of the signs there and info about the catch
There seems to be more reasons for not catching than for catching
What is the best time of year to go pike fishing?
Should you choose an invisible fishing line or a line that has a color you can see? Page 3.
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?
Jim Shepherd shares some info from the Texas Wildlife folks on how to handle big bass.
How to choose the right fishing line.
Store your fishing tackle right so it will be ready next spring.
Try these spots for Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 3.
How are hooks sized? Freshwater Fishing.
You won' go wrong fishing any of these lakes in Alabama for bass
Fact sheet on flathead catfish, including world record size.
Bluegill are fun to catch and bite most every bait you can use.
Fishing with a cane pole. Freshwater Fishing.
What are the best hooks for bass fishing?
How I clean fish, with step by step fish cleaning pictures
When bass are bedding should you try to catch them?
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.
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Try these tips for catching bass in cold water.
How can you cope with muddy water when fishing
Know the right steps for releasing fish properly
How to put line on a spin cast reel
There are many kinds of bream. 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 there and anywhere else you fish.
When bream are bedding you can catch several kinds.
How to fish the Alabama rig with Troy Morrow
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.
Fishing at night makes sense for many reasons, especially here in Georgia
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 choose a light to use while fishing for bass at night. Page 3.
How to catch and care for nightcrawlers for fishing.
Some tips to help you catch spring walleye
Should you try to remove the hook from a fish that has swallowed it if you are going to release it?
Georgia bass fishermen have a variety of tournament trails they can compete in, ranging from big lakes to small ones.
Bass go wild when the shad spawn and you can load the boat if you are in the right place at the right time.
What fishing line to buy? 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?
How to tie a drop shot rig. Freshwater Fishing.
Colors to use while night fishing for bass and other tips to help you catch fish. Page 2.
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 a carolins rig. Freshwater Fishing.
How To Catch Bass In Early Spring
How to choose a good color for bass fishing lures
Ways to fish a spinnerbait. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
Catching fish in cold water. Freshwater Fishing.
Captain Jim Hirt tells how to choose speed, color and size of your fishing spoon on Lake Michigan
Ted Pilgrim shares the ways to catch catfish near you
Ted Pilgrim says live bait is the way to go for walleye
What is monofilament fishing line?
Victor Beacham shares his tips on catching muskie in all seasons of the year.
Use red fishing line when fishing Lake Michigan - here is why red fishing line is good.
Where to crappie fish at Clark Hill. Page 3.
Joe Haubenreich with Secret Weapon Lures gives detailed info on catching bass at night.
Fishing a Trick Worm can be productive
Silver carp are one species of the Asian carp species that are causing problems in the United States
Spots With GPS Coordinates To Catch Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 4.
Scott Suggs tells how to catch post spawn bass
Donna says freshwater drum are underrated and are good to eat.
Asian carp are an invasive species causing problems in the US.
Winterize your fishing gear so it will be ready to use next spring. Page 2.
Every fisherman needs these things in his fishing tackle box.
Bedding bass can be hard to catch.
Match your rod and reel and match the outfit to your fishing
Randy Tharp marks ten spots to catch bass on Lake Guntersville
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
Some of the test fishing lines are put through to find what qualities they have. Page 4.
Bowfin are mean and ugly, and they will tear up your tackle
What are three plastic worm rigs?
Information about shad, from the Alabama DNR
Catching shellcracker bream is a lot of fun and they are good to eat, too.
You can catch bass early in the spring on top water baits.
Lures to use to catch trophy lake trout on Lake Michigan
You can catch a lot of sunfish in lakes
A curly tail grub will catch any predator fish that swims.
How to rig your boat for crappie trolling
What is lake fishing? Freshwater Fishing.
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to use leadcore line for fishing Lake Michigan
Jay Yelas gives tips on fishing for bass on the bed.
There are 8 species of black bass in the United States.
Fishing topwater lures is fun and productive
How to catch Lake Michigan trophy brown trout
Topwater baits provide exciting hits from bass. Here are some tips on when to use them.
How to rig worms for bass fishing
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?
These patterns will catch Lake Guntersville bass. Page 2.
Do fish scents help you catch fish? I sometimes use them
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.
Captain Jim Hirt explains how to catch Lake Michigan brown trout
Baitcasting reels have good, bad and ugly characteristics
How to catch coho in Lake Michigan from Captain Jim Hirt.
How to fish high water. Freshwater Fishing.
How to tell the age of bass. Freshwater Fishing.
Blobs of jelly in freshwater is actually colonies of Bryozoans
Skeet Reese gives some tips on deep water fishing
Robbie Robinson with some of the big catfish he catches.
Invisible fluorocarbon swivels from Aquateko have a place in your tacklebox
Bob Jensen tells how to use bobbers to catch more fish.
What are college bass fishing teams?
These sunfish were caught by readers of fishing.about.com - send in your pictures of sunfish including bluegill, shellcracker, redbreast and others.
Freshwater fishing articles courtesy of The Fishing Wire
Largemouth bass, water temperature, early spring, slow retrieve
Make a minnow trap to catch small fish for bait
Information to help you catch crappie
Pictures of fishing brush piles and a hump at Clarks Hill
Catching Clark Hill Crappie - Crappie fishing patterns that should work for you, too.
Information about yellow perch. Freshwater Fishing.
Do fish attractants work? Freshwater Fishing.
Tying a good knot can help you land more fish,
The best time, lure and location for Lake Michigan trophy chinooks
Gary Parsons tells how to rig a bottom bouncer to catch more walleye
These pictures and instructions will help you clean a gar.
Pictures of crappie and fishermen that caught them.
Information on Alabama crappie. Freshwater Fishing.
Catfish are plentiful, fun to catch and good to eat. All about different kinds of catfish and catfish records.
Jim Pope tells how to rig and fish a bucktail jig
Ambassadeur 5500 C3 is a good reel according to R. Lantz Saylor
Scott Suggs tells why he likes fishing at night and ways to catch bass while fishing at night
Night Fishing Lights - Lights Night Fishing
A lot of my fish died in a fish kill in my pond due to low oxygen content.
Fact sheet on the Great Snakehead
Roger Lee Brown, The Bass Coach, explains Texas, Carolina and floating worm fishing rigs, from your Mining Co Guide
Tips on care and cooking of catfish. Page 2.
Make a list so you will always have everything you need on your next fishing and camping trip.
How to set up downriggers for fishing and what to use to be successful fishing with downriggers
You can catch crappie in many lakes.
When you should use downriggers and where downriggers will work for you
Tackle for crappie fishing. Freshwater Fishing. Page 2.
Basic information about walleye. Freshwater Fishing.