Todd Longley from City Cats Guiding Service offers some tips and advice for anglers who are looking to take advantage of some of the great fishing available in Manitoba.
When walleye anglers got tired of losing jerkbaits to hang ups in the timber they switched to this bass angler favorite.
WFN expert, Gord Pyzer, gives tips on how to rig a live night crawler for the slow death technique to be used on days when walleye have lock jaw.
While visiting Wollaston lake in Northern Canada, Jim Sammons, Jeff Goudreau and Ken Whiting paddle, drag and slog their way up the Umpherville River to discover untouched pike, grayling and walleye fishing.
Feathered trebles add flash to any bait that uses treble hooks, here's how to make your own at home.
Pick up a few tips on how to fish your favorite spot in the cloudy and over cast conditions. At these times most fish are in a feeding frenzy and these tips take full advantage.
Deep weeds a structure are fishing hot spots jigging in these areas is sure to trigger a lot of bits all year round. Here are some jigging tips for both the open water and hardwater seasons.
Live bait rigging - also known as the Carolina rig is a great setup to use while trolling for many species. Here are tips for setting up this rig.
There are many different methods for trolling. Here are a few options to try and tips on how to reach your desired depth and speed.
If you plan on releasing the fish you catch it is important to handle the fish as little as possible and release them as quick as you can so as to cause as little damage to the fish as possible. Use these netting tips to release the fish as quickly and safely as possible.
Walleye and bass anglers know these fish can sometimes be difficult to find, but with these tips the species you target have nowhere to hide.
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.
How to rig a drop-shot set-up for smallmouth, walleye, perch or even trout.
Looking for an edge on summer bass and walleye?
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.
Combining finesse fishing and electronics is almost guaranteed to make you a better angler. These vertical jigging tips are sure to help you land more walleye all year round
Don't leave the spoons in the tackle box! Use these tips for set up and technique to catch walleye in the early summer.
JP answers a viewer's email question about the best knot to tie to join a fluorocarbon leader to a braided main line.
Looking for walleye under the ice? Normally you wouldn't think to look in shallow, weedy areas but these tips prove that walleye follow their food. Once you find the areas the active fish are hanging out in it won't be long until you are landing tons of fish.
What's the ideal speed to troll crankbaits when fishing for walleye? Should different speeds be used in different conditions? Learn the answers to these questions and pick up a few tips to become a trolling Pro.
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
Devil's Lake in North Dakota is quickly gaining a reputation for its walleye. There are so many presentations to choose from, but casting crankbaits in wood can be an effective way to target walleye in the toughest places.
Anglers in Minnesota know all about walleye and how to target them. Using a compact jig in the right conditions could land you a trophy fish.
The slick jig is uniquely designed for ice fishing. Its weight-forward design allows it to swim away from the hole, covering a wider area than normal jigs.
Fishing with spoons can be an effective way to land big fish during any season. With a variety of colors and sizes, spoons are versatile enough for most anglers.
I was recently using one of the new Kinchou Minnows from Matzuo. While I was targeting walleye this smallmouth happened to take the lure at Chatfield Reservoir in Littleton, Colorado. This fish had a crawfish lodged in behind its gills and the only thing sticking out happened to be its claws. The action of this lure + the color = the reason why I feel this fish
As the days begin to become longer, and the sun gets closer, the walleye start to move out of the deep pockets, and into river systems to spawn. Walleye will will travel as far as they can before they start to lay. This means you will find large populations of pre-spawn walleye near dams and boat canals. During the early winter months, the big fish will come into bays and feed in the
I came across this crank bait box that I thought was worth sharing. It's called The Crank Caddy. If you have alot of crank baits like I do and are looking for a easy way to store them without the treble hooks tangling everytime you pull one while this box will do just that. Simply slide your crank bait into the slot. This will keep your hooks underneath the body of the crank bait protecting
I am always watching for new and innovative products to help anglers catch more fish. Being productive and organized is a great tip that anglers share with new comers to the sport. Many of you may already be familiar with Bass Minder who has been dedicated to providing bass anglers with information and products to help them to get the most from their fishing experience.
Canyon Lake Arizona, As our perceptions are of an arid landscape, I quickly discover with map showing many mountainous ranges and lakes within close proximity to Phoenix, So glad to see that Arizona has many bodies of water that would please the ever angler. I am told that there are more boats per capita in Arizona than any other state. Nice! Getting there: Our journey is to Canyon Lake
With all the culling systems out there I thought I would share one that I came across called the Teddy's Tagging System. Since our main concern is the well being of the fish after being released, I thought this was worth sharing with all the WFN members and their followers to their site. This system does not harm the fish by punching holes in their mouths like other culling systems do. The
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
With approximately 100,000 lakes, Saskatchewan is an angler’s paradise.
Alright you’re heading out to do some ice fishing, here in Northern Nova Scotia the smelt run is on and you need to find yourself a smelt shack. Now the boys here put their shacks on and leave them unlocked so other anglers can use them. If a guy is letting you use his shack lets use some proper etiquette. Most owners would like their shack left the way you found
There are lots of great ice fishing lakes out there, but if you want to know you'll catch lots of quality fish, then check out this list for the top ice fishing destinations in North America.