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Black VS. White Crappies

MEET THE CRAPPIE SPECIES: BLACK VS. WHITE Crappie are a native species to North America, existing in healthy numbers throughout nearly all of the lower 48 states. They also reside in parts of southern Canada. They are known in different parts of the country by different names. Here are some of the names you may…

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There are millions fishing each season in the United States. With this vast number of fisherman, there must be an awareness of how important conservation is! Here is a Sportsman Creed I found in an old book…..I guess some things never change! A sportsman will kill few fish, a much smaller number than the law…

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Pan Fish Transitioning

As we head into the mid-season of this very trying ice season, anglers need to be aware that pan fish such as crappies and bluegills start transitioning to shallower water, and will often abandon their deep water haunts in favor of water depths in the 6 to 11 foot range. Crappies, like walleyes, don’t all…

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Nothern Pike & Musky Will Bite Anything!

Depending on the time of year and naturally weather conditions, musky and it’s cousin Northern pike will bite  most anything thrown at them…..They have been known to bite hotdogs, potatoes, lunch meat, corn, every kind of bug, minnows, worms, moving sticks, live animals (rats,mice,ducks,birds etc’) actually anything that swims in water or even thrown in…

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Fishing has become the World’s formost form of family entertainment!  It’s not only fantastic fun, but it can be a terrific way to supliment your diet with fresh fish. I have been fishing the Great Lakes in America, ever since they were stocked with salmon & trout back in 1965, and over the years i’ve…

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Is Corn legal to use as bait?

    Trout love corn! Most states allow it, but most states do not allow chumming with it. Back in the day, there was a pond that was stocked with rainbow trout, anywhere from a pound to six pounds. Using a bobber was the way to catch the fisty criters…..Using another spinning rod, I cought…

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