Mickey Johnson interviews Hall of Fame fly fishing instructor Bob Nasby on learning how to cast, purchasing the right equipment, and enjoying this deadly multi-species fishing tactic.
Different line types excel for specific ice fishing tactics. Here are some common sense tips for choosing between monofilament and braided superlines.
Ice Buster revolutionized ice fishing with adjustable-flotation slip floats that don’t freeze up. Now, they’ve added a weighting system for jigging crankbaits through the ice.
Back off your drags and add a little lubricant to clean and prepare your reels for fishing next spring.
Large, flat-sided crankbaits combine a massive baitfish profile with distinct wobble and sound. They’re ideal baits for triggering musky strikes in cold water.
The use of leadcore line originated in the Northeast, where anglers used weighted lines to troll spoons for deep-water lake trout in New York and New England. Fishermen began experimenting with leadcore for deep-water walleyes on prairie impoundments like Lake McConaughy, Nebraska in the early 1980s. Most historians credit legendary walleye guide Bob Propst Sr. [Read more…]
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