• How-To: TONY ROACH Ice-Fishes with Jigging Raps for WALLEYE

    January 6, 2018
    Shared from Target Walleye/Ice
    By Tony Roach and Target Walleye Staff: Target Walleye has talked alot about using Rapala Jigging Raps for open-water ‘eyes, but they also make killer hardwater baits.  Of course there’s more than one way to fish ’em, but here’s Tony Roach’s take: His go-to bait summer and winter…but downsizes to a #5 ... Read More >>
  • Christmas Gift Book Idea…IN THE LAND OF THE BEAR

    December 7, 2017
    Glenn Helgeland
    By Denny Geurink Published by Target Communications Outdoor Books, LLC Danger & Adventure Hunting Brown Bears in Russia’s Forbidding Siberia IN THE LAND OF THE BEAR, by Denny Geurink, is an inside look at the excitement, mystery, danger and adventure of hunting huge, aggressive brown bears in Siberia and traveling in Russia ... Read More >>
  • Children in the Stream Youth Fly Fishing Program

    August 25, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Free for Kids 10 to 110 Years of Age No Experience necessary Classes Conducted at State University of NY at Fredonia The Children in the Stream Youth Fly Fishing Program will be starting its eighteenth year of providing weekly free fly tying and fly fishing classes to youth and adults in the western ... Read More >>
  • 17 Walleye, Less than 90 Minutes: HERE’S HOW

    July 10, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    SLOW-TROLL Tricks are Deadly on Walleye Waters Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota, offers Hands-On Learning Bring a Camera: Canyon Colors and Walleye Go Good Together By Forest Fisher Wanna catch walleye?  Know the two rules that apply everywhere.  Rule #1: Catching fish is fun.  Rule #2: Fishing with a professional guide that understands fish ... Read More >>
  • Summer Walleyes in the Heat of Summer, NO PROBLEM!

    June 21, 2017
    Brent Frazee
    By Brent Frazee Think about the very worst conditions for walleye fishing. High noon.  A hot sun beating down. Temperatures in the low 90s.  A blue sky, with hardly a cloud in sight. That about covers it, doesn’t it? So why was Les Jarman, a longtime guide, so optimistic that he and his friend, ... Read More >>
  • Guide-Fishing Secrets to Catch Chautauqua Lake Walleyes

    June 20, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Chautauqua Lake Secret: Work the Weedline Keep Fishing Simple To Succeed Often Spinner/Worm Rigs & Snap-Jigging By Forrest Fisher with guide, Frank Schoenacker (Infinity Charters)  When great guides and charter captains talk, honest anglers that don’t always catch fish listen.  So I listen very well.  I’m as honest as they come.  One thing I’ve discovered, ... Read More >>
  • Poached Venison Burgers – so simple, so delicious

    June 8, 2017
    Fern Fisher
    By Fern Fisher Many of my outdoor guide friends in the mid-west and northeast use this recipe, or a recipe quite similar to this one, to share in the bounty of fat-free deer meat found and harvested on our lands across this great country.  It’s easy, tasty and healthy. Ingredients: 1 pound ground venison 1 egg 1/2 ... Read More >>
  • Hot Fish Bite in the Rainy Ozarks

    May 20, 2017
    Brent Frazee
    Bass, Crappie, Trout Turning On Guides and Resort Owners Report GOOD Catches High Water Offers Some Silver Lining By Brent Frazee April showers brought more than May flowers in the Ozarks.  They brought near-record flooding and a mess that residents are still trying to clean up. That’s the bad news. There’s also plenty of good news. Though reservoirs ... Read More >>
  • One of Too Few

    May 1, 2017
    David Gray
    One Man Trout Angler, Fly-Tyer, Wisdom-Provider Roaring River State Park Trout Secrets Tim’s Fly Shop – Fishing Advice for the Day By David Gray Opening the door to Tim’s Fly Shop, I walked onto “I Tie Flies” Boulevard. Grinning without knowing it, I somehow felt a new twang of destiny on my side, positive ... Read More >>
  • Eastern Lake Erie Fishing Hotline

    April 29, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Erie, Chautauqua & Cattaraugus County Fish Report thru May 5, 2017 – from NYSDEC Perch: Hot Bite between Cattaraugus Creek and Sturgeon Point Crappie: Chautauqua Lake open water bite slow, canal action is fair Inland Trout: Look for blue-winged olives, stoneflies, Hendrickson hatches Bass: Dunkirk Harbor, Buffalo Harbor, Chautauqua Lake Eastern Lake Erie & ... Read More >>
  • Outdoors Woman Program – Big Fish in New York

    March 22, 2017
    6-hour Guided Fishing Trip with Captain Dave Wilson Catch Salmon, Trout and Steelhead 28′ Baha Cruiser, Boat Has Enclosed Private Bathroom   All Fishing Gear Provided No Fishing Experience Necessary NYSDEC – The Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is once again teaming up with Captain Dave Wilson to offer some Beyond BOW Women’s ... Read More >>
  • Finding a Florida Fishing Charter

    February 1, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    You Have 4 hours, You Want to Fish New “Find a Fishing Charter Service” What to Do, Where to Search, I Discovered By Forrest Fisher When you travel to Florida for vacation or business, you realize at some point – especially if you are a fisherman, that the deep blue sea is calling ... Read More >>
  • Destination for Fishing Adventure – the Lower Niagara River

    November 2, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    – Monster Salmon, Steelhead and Trout all year long – Hang on to your Hat! By Forrest Fisher If you have ever had the “itch to fish” a world class fishery in a hotspot fishing adventure wonderland, you gotta try dropping a line in the Lower Niagara River at Devil’s Hole from a ... Read More >>
  • Inspiring Musky Wisdom

    October 31, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    -Niagara Musky Association – Catch & Release -Musky Lures, Secret Musky Logic -One Musky Champion: Captain Larry Jones By Forrest Fisher When I was just a little boy in the 1950’s, I would read the Breem’s Forrest outdoor column in the Buffalo Courier Express (New York), noting that “musky fishermen from Chet Bowman’s livery ... Read More >>
  • When Lake Erie Charter Captains Meet

    September 20, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Trolling, Casting? Stickbaits or Live Bait? Depth, Direction, Lure Details and GPS Numbers The sky doesn’t fall in when charter captains meet, but secrets may be shared and debated. If you were a fly on the wall, you might want to be there. The knowledge of professional fishing guides and Great Lakes charter ... Read More >>
  • Mercer Wisconsin is a Fishing Destination

    May 26, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Wisconsin Musky Season opens Saturday, May 28, 2016! When folks from across the United States think about easy and fun fishing, most consider they need to head for Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan or other parts of Canada to “get away from it all” and be assured of fish-catching action.  Not so anymore! Since ... Read More >>
  • Adirondack Mountain Fishing Guides

    April 1, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Finding Help to Catch Ausable River Brown Trout A top priority of many baby boomer, wanna-be trout anglers is to keep up with that ever-aging bucket list as we age.  Among my priorities is to fish more with a fly rod and learn about what many fly rod anglers all seem ... Read More >>
  • Selecting a Great Lakes Charter Captain

    March 14, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    The five Great Lakes – Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior – afford anglers some of the best freshwater fishing in the world.  Finding the fish, though, isn’t always an easy proposition.  Whether you are an occasional angler seeking out new waters, someone with your own boat looking for a ... Read More >>
  • Best Florida Fishing Guides – Easy to Find Now

    February 9, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Time to Drop the Snow Shovels and Head South to Fish For many of us northern country folks, there comes that one point during our long winter months when it seems like the snow will never stop falling, your back is aching, the forecast is for a 10 degree colder day ... Read More >>