Mariko Izumi gets some muskie fishing tips from none other than Jim Saric, host of The Musky Hunter.
Feathered trebles add flash to any bait that uses treble hooks, here's how to make your own at home.
Make sure you have a selection of these types of lures to cover all the depths when searching for muskies.
Some useful advice for controlling your depth when trolling for muskies.
Jamie Pistilli lists the lures and gear that you should have to start pursuing muskies.
Dave Mercer stops by the WFN booth at ICAST 2010 for a snack - I mean to talk about the winner of the Best Soft Plastic Lure, the Live Target Frog (Hollow-body). Mercer offers tips on how to rig up this frog and when to fish it.
JP answers a new anglers questions about swivels. The main purpose for swivels is to prevent line twists and JP offers tips on picking the best type for your style of fishing.
JP answers a viewer's email question about the best knot to tie to join a fluorocarbon leader to a braided main line.
Jim Sammons of The Kayak Fishing Show explains how to safely land, and then release muskie from the kayak.
Renowned kayak angler and host of the new 'Big City Fishing' TV show, Jamie Pistilli, explains how to trigger the bite from freshwater's meanest fish - the musky.
In most of the lakes in the Rockies you will find a good population of fish living in deeper water. They will sit in depths from 20 to 50 feet and the best way to get a lure down to them is by trolling a snap weight. These are cheap, easy to use and more
I thought that I would share some tips that I learned over the years of changing my Death Well into a Livewell with the WFN members and readers. Through my own experience, the research and magazine articles that I have read over the years which has allowed me to stay competitive in the tournaments. I will touch on some of the products that I have used for my livewell system over the years and
An expert musky guide, a former bass pro and an Infisherman contributer lend us some insight on the importance of scent when it comes to fishing for different species of fish.
Today's blog is the third volume of the Elemental Series: Fire. High temperatures will cause most fish to 'lie low'. Especially walleye and big pike. Even the bass tend to have a slower bite until later in the evening when it starts to cool off. But for those of you who refuse to be skunked, here are some tips that I have found useful when fishing in hot weather. Fire it into Cover Thick
Trout, pike, largemouth bass as well as many other fish can see relatively well even in dingy and stained water, but have you ever noticed that fish seem to always bite better when a lakes surface is perfectly calm? There is a reason for this; it is known as the mirror effect. Fish are constantly
Now that the summer sun has increased the temperature of the water here in the southeast, many of the post spawn bass have now transitioned into the deeper and more comfortable water. Many anglers begin to discover patterns at this time that will hold throughout the summer season. As the bass begin to suspend and become finicky lure selection become critical for success as an angler.
In hopes of landing that monster Musky, you need to keep these pointers in mind, to be successful in your hunt. Although the musky is known to eat everything from fish to ducklings, and other small mammals, there are times in the year that you need to use smaller bait, as the metabolism of the fish is much slower. This is usually in the spring. The water temperature is still colder, and the fish
As promised, today's blog will be the second instalment to the Elemental Series I mentioned in Jig Your Drifts Away. The topic is Water. Some of my fondest memories stem from fishing during rainy days and watery nights. While I have discovered that downpours write-off a day on the lake, light showers and steady rains can offer great success. My theory, which is based upon personal experience
I have decided to write a series of blogs offering tips on how to fish when Mother Nature is less than agreeable. They are going to topicalized by the four elements - Earth, Wind, Water, and Fire. Today's blog will be about Wind. High winds and choppy waves can wreak havoc on any fishing trip, especially when trying to troll or cast. You'll get blown off course and it's difficult to achieve a
Preparing for spring is certainly an endeavor in patience and persistence. There are so many things to remember in the late winter and early spring preparation it is hard to say where to start. I usually begin with trying to whittle down all the tackle I bought last summer and fall down to a manageable level. I used to carry 4 hard sided plastic tackle boxed and two soft sided
Ontario itself contains 15 percent of the world's freshwater. Amidst all of that is some of the best fishing in the world. But for the very best, here's the top five lakes in the province for fishing.