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  • Fall Fishing in La Crosse, Wisconsin: Binge-feeding time for Walleye, Bass, Catfish

    September 12, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    Mississippi River pools offer multiple species Fall weather excites fish toward binge feeding Autumn colors provide an extra measure of goodness for visitors By Forrest Fisher Near La Crosse, Wisconsin, the Upper Mississippi River spreads well beyond its main channel, a bonus for anglers.  Hundreds of tiny islands, channels, and deep pools offer a ... Read More >>
  • Sky-High on Loon’s and Walleye in Wisconsin

    September 12, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    Turtle Flambeau Flowage in Wisconsin offers comfort and Sounds of the Outdoors Autumn Musky, Walleye, Bronzebacks on the bite with upcoming Fall Colors By Bob Holzhei Catching a limit of walleye was expected, however, I wondered if it was the call of a loon that echoed in my mind and brought me ... Read More >>
  • Enjoy Easy, Pain-Free Fish Retrieval with the Angler’s Best Livewell Buddy®

    September 11, 2019
    Karen Lutto
    Every fisherman knows, or quickly learns, that retrieving your catch or baitfish from the Livewell can be a sticky and painful experience—that is until now. With the Angler’s Best Livewell Buddy, retrieving your catch or baitfish, even the elusive pinfish, is quick, easy and painless. The Livewell Buddy is a flexible, ... Read More >>
  • Fall Salmon Bite is STARTING, Bass and Walleye Slowing down

    September 11, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for Sept. 11, 2019 – from Destination Niagara USA Get ready to rumble with the fall salmon run in the Lower Niagara River and nearby Lake Ontario ports. While it hasn’t arrived in full force yet, the New York Power Authority is doing its best to make ... Read More >>
  • Worlds Colliding

    September 11, 2019
    Brent Frazee
    By Brent Frazee I’ll never forget the day when my worlds collided in an instant. Sept. 11, 2001. One moment, I was reveling in the peace and solitude of the outdoors, with not a care in the world. The next moment, I was jolted into the reality that no American ever thought possible ... Read More >>
  • Bass & Walleye Hitting Well, King Salmon run Coming Up Quick

    August 28, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for Wednesday, August 28 from Destination Niagara USA The Fish Odyssey is over, the LOC Derby continues through Labor Day, and river and stream anglers are itching to see some salmon and trout in the rivers and streams. The first king salmon was caught in the lower ... Read More >>
  • How to Fish for Lake Erie Walleye from Dunkirk…Troll to find ’em, then Turn Around!

    August 25, 2019
    Dave Barus
    Lures to use, boat speed, depth control By Forrest Fisher According to Ken Perrotte of Virginia, making the trek 8 hours north to visit Lake Erie to fish for walleye from Dunkirk Harbor, or from any of the three Cattaraugus Creek boat launch access sites, is more than worth it. Ken says, ... Read More >>
  • New Study Reveals 6.35 Million Acres of Western State Lands Are Landlocked

    August 25, 2019
    Dave Barus
    onX and TRCP release a groundbreaking analysis of state land access across 11 Western states By Randall Williams/TRCP Author This week, onX and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership revealed the stunning results of collaboration to quantify how many acres of state lands across the West are entirely landlocked by private land and, ... Read More >>
  • Catching Toothy Walleye! Limits on the Niagara River

    August 23, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    By Bob Holzhei Although I fished for walleye in the lower Niagara River before, this incredible fishing adventure provided pin-ball action, landing one walleye after another and yes, a limit of walleye was cleaned to take home for meals. Fishing with Charter Captain Joe Marra who operates Niagara Rainbow Charters out of ... Read More >>
  • Viper Archery – Sidewinder Bow Sight Series

    August 23, 2019
    Karen Lutto
    Simple, Accurate, Effective, Durable, Affordable Unique Precision Elevation System  Simplify 3D Archery, Simplify Competitive Shooting   Designed to bridge the gap between archery hunting and competition bow sights, the Viper Archery Products Sidewinder Series provides the fastest, easiest and most precise elevation adjustments of any single-pin sights on the market. The Sidewinder and ... Read More >>
  • Nocqua Portable Adventure Power…In Your Pocket!

    August 23, 2019
    Tyler Mahoney
    Why do we need a SMALL portable charger with BIG energy? By Tyler Mahoney As much as many of us would hate to admit, we all probably need a solution for a portable charger when we are out hunting and fishing. In between cell phones or GoPro’s, it seems there is always ... Read More >>
  • Derby’s Abound with King-Kong Salmon and Big Walleye

    August 21, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for August 21, 2019 from Destination Niagara USA What a week! It’s been a flurry of activity, starting with three derbies at the same time last weekend. The Orleans Rotary Fishing Derby ended last Sunday, leaving two derbies left going into this weekend – the Fall LOC Derby ... Read More >>
  • Wind and Waves, High Water and Reverse Current – Lake Ontario salmon still slam baits when you find them!

    August 16, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    Matching Lure Sets can make a fish-catching difference! NYSDEC Fisheries Chief Steve Hurst wants more public input on fishery issues Wilson Harbor, Olcott Harbor…provide safe access to Lake Ontario monster fish By Forrest Fisher In the world search for outdoor fun, salmon fishing with new friends aboard a 39-foot well-equipped boat can light a ... Read More >>
  • Lake Ontario Derby Time!

    August 16, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing Report from Destination Niagara USA The calendar has aligned once again to bring Lake Ontario anglers 3 different fishing derbies for one special weekend. The Orleans Rotary Derby is winding up and will end on Sunday, August 18. It’s still not too late to enter. The current Grand ... Read More >>
  • Wow! Why didn’t I think of that?

    August 16, 2019
    Larry Whiteley
    New Gear for Outdoor Sportsmen By Larry Whiteley Have you ever seen a new outdoor product come out on the market and think to yourself, I wish I had thought of that? I sure have! Here are several innovative products that companies have developed to help make your outdoor adventures even better. Lure ... Read More >>
  • Fishing Buddies for All Time

    August 10, 2019
    Brent Frazee
    By Brent Frazee I was just a little guy when I learned the importance of having a fishing buddy. Every time I would visit my grandparents’ home, I would head to their garage. I knew that’s where grandpa Eric would be, and his good friend Mel would be with him. They had a ... Read More >>
  • Walleye, Bass, King Salmon! Niagara River and Lake Ontario are Action-Filled!

    August 9, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for Thursday, August 8, 2019 In the lower Niagara River, Mike Rzucidlo of Niagara Falls managed to climb around the gorge a bit this week and caught some nice smallmouth bass, walleye and silver bass from shore. Water is still high, but fish are available. A ... Read More >>
  • Wind Turbines: Threat to National Treasure of the Great Lakes

    August 6, 2019
    Capt. Tom Marks
    By Capt. Tom Marks I much prefer to write about fishing. Unfortunately, lately, all my time is being consumed by “fighting” to keep industrial wind developers from building wind projects in Lake Erie. In all my life, I could never have imagined being in such a dire place. “My lake,” Lake ... Read More >>
  • Big Fish, Big Money, More to Come! August is FISHING CONTEST Month!

    August 3, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Bill Hilts Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast (August 1, 2019) Hot Fishing getting HOTTER August is a celebration of fishing contests as we head into the final full month of Summer. The Greater Niagara Fish Odyssey Derby (www.fishodyssey.net) set for August 17-25 has registrations available online starting August 1 and in the shops ... Read More >>
  • Lighted Fishing Rods…for Fishing After the Sun Goes to Sleep

    August 2, 2019
    Heather Miller
    Berkley® Lights the Night with Illuminated Glowstik Fishing Rods The new Berkley Glowstik rods boast a unique battery-powered technology that enables the rod to glow orange, so anglers can better see when fishing at night. The rods feature a fiberglass blank construction with an LED core, illuminating a lightweight fiber-optic cable ... Read More >>
  • Epic Sweepstakes Announced by Kryptek® Outdoor Group and CarbonTV® for “INVICTUS”: A Customized 2019 Chevy Silverado worth nearly $100,000

    July 31, 2019
    Dave Barus
    Enter to Win Daily on CarbonTV.Com – Now Until December 15, 2019 Kryptek Outdoor Group and CarbonTV have partnered on an epic sweepstakes where one lucky winner will win a 2019 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss named INVICTUS, fully customized and wrapped in Kryptek Typhon™ camo and valued at nearly $100,000. ... Read More >>
  • ICAST Helps to Make Fishing More Fun

    July 30, 2019
    Dave Barus
    A big benefit of being in the fishing business is attending the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST. Held in Orlando each summer, ICAST gives a preview of all the new fishing equipment, tackle, marine and outdoor products that fishermen everywhere are going to see very ... Read More >>
  • Lure Lock now offers a New 4-inch Deep Tacky Tackle Box

    July 26, 2019
    Glenn Walker
    Tak Logic Technology Gel has started to lock-up all those lost favorite lures in tackle boxes around the fishing world. Lure Lock continues to lead the tackle management industry with the introduction of its new 4-inch deep tackle box. The deeper 4-in-1 box offers a unique divider system, allowing anglers ... Read More >>
  • Salmon and MORE SALMON…Bill Hilts reports from Niagara USA

    July 26, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing is great right now The moss in the Niagara River is starting to subside according to reports from Creek Road Bait and Tackle in Lewiston. As a result, the walleye fishing is starting to pick up, especially on the Niagara Bar at the outlet (mouth) of the ... Read More >>
  • Lake Erie Fishing Adventure includes Thunder of Niagara Falls USA

    July 18, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    The history and vista view of Niagara Falls itself is inspiring, but the thunder and vibration from the falls is simply awesome   Lake Erie offers walleye, perch, smallmouth bass and musky Lake Ontario offers King salmon, Atlantic salmon, Lake Trout, Brown Trout, and Steelhead Niagara River offers some of all those species ... Read More >>
  • Spotty Fishing in Niagara Region is Downright Exciting!

    July 18, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    The 29th Steve Harrington Memorial Erie Canal Fishing Derby is over. We won’t know who will win the boat, motor, and trailer, though, until the Awards Ceremony on Sunday, July 21 at the Gasport Fire Hall starting at 3 p.m. There will be a random drawing of first-place winners to ... Read More >>
  • Deserving High School Angler Coach and U.S. Army Veteran, David Lowrie, grateful for Humminbird®and Minn Kota®Complete Boat Overhaul surprise at ICAST 2019

    July 13, 2019
    Neal Corby
    On July 12, 2019, there wasn’t a dry eye in the room when Desert Storm veteran and youth fishing mentor David Lowrie was surprised with a complete boat overhaul thanks to Minn Kota®, Humminbird® and the One-Boat Network™ Live overhaul at the American Sportfishing Association’s International Convention of Allied Sportfishing ... Read More >>
  • First Casts, Catchy for a Lifetime

    July 4, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    Life is about sharing your passion, making new friends and finding that next…First Cast By Bob Holzhei No matter how old you are, there is always a next first cast. I slowly walked to the pond behind our rental home in Punta Gorda, FL to field test the custom fishing rod I asked ... Read More >>
  • Bill Hilts Fishing Forecast for Niagara Falls USA

    July 3, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for July 3, 2019 from Destination Niagara USA The Erie Canal Fishing Derby is set to kick off today, July 3, and run through July 14 from the Upper Niagara River to Albion in the canal proper (no tributaries like Tonawanda Creek in Pendleton). Fish species ... Read More >>
  • Hunting Above Ground? How to Stay Safe…Treestand Safety Guidelines

    June 13, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    Get ready for hunting “Above Ground” during the Summer Months Get a full body harness, then learn how to use it Carry a cellphone or signaling device By Bob Holzhei Each year, thousands of hunters are injured in tree stand accidents. In fact, according to the Treestand Safety Awareness Foundation (TSSA), there are about ... Read More >>
  • Affordable Offshore Charter Fishing near Englewood Beach, Florida

    March 28, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    5 hour Offshore Fishing Trip, we caught more than 50 fish! Cost was so affordable, all gear and bait was provided Enjoyable day, the captain cleaned all the fish! By Bob Holzhei The fishing action in the Gulf of Mexico was like playing pinball. It was non-stop action baiting the hook and dropping the ... Read More >>
  • Chestnut Tree Food Plot Philosophy – Bucks Fight For It

    March 19, 2019
    Morgan McCalla
    Hard Mast Crop Logic, Peter Fiduccia Explains in the Video Wildlife Nutrition Cost Effective, Easy to do Join host Peter Fiduccia and his special guest Bob Wallace from Chestnut Hill Outdoors as they share step-by-step details on planting chestnut trees. They are an ideal mast tree to supplement any wildlife food plot program. Carrying ... Read More >>
  • Let’s Talk Turkey: Pot and Box Calls

    March 9, 2019
    Dave Barus
    Condition your Calls, Learn How Friction Calls: Pot Call, Box Call No matter where you live, turkey season is not far away. In Florida, the gobbler season is already open! In Georgia, it starts two weeks away. Other states too, not far away. Yelping, clucking, purring…pot calls, box calls, locator calls – it ... Read More >>
  • The Mountains Shall Depart …saved by an Alaskan Shaman

    March 6, 2018
    Dave Barus
    By Dave Barus A new book about Adventure, Tragedy, Death, Life, Peace, Mystical Intervention, Joy, Leadership.    I couldn’t put it down.  This book offers all that in just 122 pages!   It’s in the running for the Pulitzer Prize this year. “The Mountains Shall Depart” by Robert E. Holzhei shares a secret ... Read More >>