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Friday Funnies: Hilarious Retro Fishing Commercial
February 14, 2014
Friday Funnies: Hilarious Retro Fishing Commercial
Before the late-night infomercials hawking the Banjo Minnow and Ron Popeil's Pocket Fisherman, southern comedian Jerry Clower was promoting "...
Three Top Cold-Water Bites
February 13, 2014
Three Top Cold-Water Bites
  You might be surprised, but some of bass fishing's biggest personalities are also avid ice anglers. KVD, Mark Zona and Brandon Palaniu...
Hump Day Heavy Vid: Kid Catches Giant Tiger Trout
February 12, 2014
Hump Day Heavy Vid: Kid Catches Giant Tiger Trout
By now, you're familiar with our buddies from "Uncut Angling." Purveyors of crazy big-fish footage, clever musical parodies and just pla...
Hump Day Heavy: GIANT Cat On Panfish Gear
February 05, 2014
Hump Day Heavy: GIANT Cat On Panfish Gear
A few cool things about this giant flatty. First, it was caught through a hole in the ice. Second, it was nabbed on panfish gear with 4- or 6-pound li...
Hilarious Bass Elite Bloopers
January 31, 2014
Hilarious Bass Elite Bloopers
Truth is, even bass fishing's biggest names foul up their lines for TV and have "issues" on the water just like us average Joes. Of c...
Must-See Double-Decker Alabama Rig
January 30, 2014
Must-See Double-Decker Alabama Rig
Not to be confused with the Will Farrell flick, Blades of Glory is the latest thing to come along in the A-rig category. How does it differ from th...
Hump Day Heavy: Giant 'Eye Through The Ice
January 29, 2014
Hump Day Heavy: Giant 'Eye Through The Ice
Sag-bellied monsters like this giant Saskatchewan walleye defy reason. In short, they're the fish of dreams. When one is caught, all we can do is ...
Friday Funnies: Fishing Guide Talks Smack
January 24, 2014
Friday Funnies: Fishing Guide Talks Smack
Hilarious fly fishing guide Hank Patterson is right. One of the best ways to learn about new waters is to stop into a locally-owned tackle shop. Bu...
Idiot-Proof Knife Sharpener
January 23, 2014
Idiot-Proof Knife Sharpener
Fact: A dull knife is more dangerous than a sharp knife. Seriously, we've got the scars to prove it. Likewise, dull knives make filleting miserabl...
Hump Day Heavy Vid: Angler Vs World Record Shark
January 22, 2014
Hump Day Heavy Vid: Angler Vs World Record Shark
There are big fish and there are monsters—fish the size of bass boats that weigh as much as small trucks. Like this 2,514.84-pound beast, cau...
Friday Funnies: Fishing For Cops
January 17, 2014
Friday Funnies: Fishing For Cops
First off, we'll make a disclaimer: We have a lot of friends on "The Force" and respect what they do to serve and protect our communitie...
Bass Pro Chases World-Record Walleye
January 16, 2014
Bass Pro Chases World-Record Walleye
You might be surprised to learn that some of the best bass anglers in the world are not bass purists. In fact, some top Bass Elite—like Michi...
Hump Day Heavy: Giant Catfish Vs Pigeons
January 15, 2014
Hump Day Heavy: Giant Catfish Vs Pigeons
Given the chance, many freshwater fish will snatch mammals and birds. From the opportunism of largemouth bass to the nocturnal feasting of brown trout...
One Giant Pike; Two Trophy Catches
January 14, 2014
One Giant Pike; Two Trophy Catches
Two disclaimers here: First, this amazing video from our buddy Aaron Wiebe is a bit longer than the videos we typically share, so make sure the bos...
Fishing Funnies: Idiot Angler Named Skippy
January 10, 2014
Fishing Funnies: Idiot Angler Named Skippy
Comedian Ed Bassmaster is one funny dude, whom you may remember from this LOTFLMAO video from the Bassmaster Classic. 'Course, "Mumbles,"...
Like Booze For Your Feet
January 09, 2014
Like Booze For Your Feet
While a belt of blackberry brandy can trick your brain into thinking you're warm, these wonders of technology actually do the job. As North Ame...
Hump Day Heavy: 3 Freakishly Big Muskies
January 08, 2014
Hump Day Heavy: 3 Freakishly Big Muskies
  Although the current IGFA All-Tackle World Record muskellunge stands at a seemingly unbeatable 67-pound, 8-ounces, the organization's ...
Python Noodlin', Epic A-Rig Muskies, Win A Polaris
January 03, 2014
Python Noodlin', Epic A-Rig Muskies, Win A Polaris
Wow Every "fishing" trip for this guy is a near death experience. Seriously, catfish noodlers have nothing on this primitive angler, who uses his leg...
3 Top Cold-Weather Fishing Gloves
January 02, 2014
3 Top Cold-Weather Fishing Gloves
Stay Nimble Windproof and water-resistant, these gloves fit a number of fishing situations thanks to their fingerless design. Need to tie a knot or t...
Hilarious Angry Angler, Big Bass Dreams, Win Chevy Silverado
December 27, 2013
Hilarious Angry Angler, Big Bass Dreams, Win Chevy Silverado
Wow Big bass have a way of burrowing into our brains that's difficult to shake. Places like Florida's "Big O," Texas' Falcon an...
Lindners' Must-Read Fishing Book
December 26, 2013
Lindners' Must-Read Fishing Book
You could say brothers Ron and Al Lindner and "Fishing Facts" founder Bill Binkelman literally "wrote the book" on catching fish. ...
Muskie From Shore, Darth Vader Fishing, Bass Role Model
December 20, 2013
Muskie From Shore, Darth Vader Fishing, Bass Role Model
Wow Who says you need a boat to catch big late-season muskies? Certainly not these guys. And from what our Lake St. Clair buddies tell us, winching &...
This Onion Brings Tears Of Joy
December 19, 2013
This Onion Brings Tears Of Joy
Few things can bring tears of joy to an angler's weather-beaten face, but a fine knife blade honed to an exquisite edge is certainly one of them. ...
Cool Wi-Fi Underwater Cam App And WiFi
December 18, 2013
Cool Wi-Fi Underwater Cam App And WiFi
We remember when it took a wheelbarrow to move our buddy's underwater camera on and off the boat. Nowadays, though, some are barely bigger than a ...
The Perfect Shallow Water Hole Shot
December 12, 2013
The Perfect Shallow Water Hole Shot
Common sense says that pro anglers posses some of the finest fishing skills known to man. But, most of them are unsung heroes when it comes to getting...
Hump Day Heavy: Flippin' 10 Pound Bass
December 11, 2013
Hump Day Heavy: Flippin' 10 Pound Bass
If there's one place to fish bass in December, it's Florida. From Okeechobee to Kissimmee and Stick Marsh Farm 13, there are tons of big bass ...
Best Baitcaster Tweaks, Miley Cyrus Fishing Video, Win F-150
December 06, 2013
Best Baitcaster Tweaks, Miley Cyrus Fishing Video, Win F-150
Wow Must be something in the water... and we're not talking about the big fish they consistently catch. Case in point, the latest musical parody ...
Idiot-Proof Your Fishing Smartphone
December 05, 2013
Idiot-Proof Your Fishing Smartphone
North American Fisherman Managing Editor Thomas Allen is absolutely right—smartphones are quickly becoming an angler's multi-tool. Yet, one ...
Hump Day Heavy Vid: SoCal's Monster Bass
December 04, 2013
Hump Day Heavy Vid: SoCal's Monster Bass
Not to bellyache, but the secret agent of all things fishing—the "Fishin' Informer"—is feeling a bit overworked these days. ...
Zesty Braised Salmon For Thanksgiving
November 27, 2013
Zesty Braised Salmon For Thanksgiving
Traditions are made to be broken. And, we're definitely thankful for Ma's home-cooked Thanksgiving Day feasts—we won't miss a spread...
Extreme Sewer Fishing, Fishing With Bananas, Enter your Best Catch
November 22, 2013
Extreme Sewer Fishing, Fishing With Bananas, Enter your Best Catch
Wow We've seen a lot of strange things over the years, but this takes the cake. Here's the gist: the storm drain system in this development i...
Save Beer Money, Make Football Jigs
November 21, 2013
Save Beer Money, Make Football Jigs
We make the same resolution at deer camp every year. "Yep, gonna pour jig heads and mold plastics this winter and save some dough!" Yet, ...
Hump Day Heavy: Biggest Walleye Ever Caught On Video?
November 20, 2013
Hump Day Heavy: Biggest Walleye Ever Caught On Video?
What can you do to stack the odds of catching a monster walleye? For starters, fish where monster walleyes live. Like the Columbia River, home to p...
Best Way To Cut Braid, Remove Hooks, Open Beers
November 19, 2013
Best Way To Cut Braid, Remove Hooks, Open Beers
Seems like everywhere you turn there's the promise of fishing's equivalent of a better mousetrap—especially when it comes to multi-tools...
Monster Italian Catfish, Boiled Bluegills, Win A Winnie Trip
November 15, 2013
Monster Italian Catfish, Boiled Bluegills, Win A Winnie Trip
Wow Love catfish? Then you'll love Yuri Grisendi, the guy behind the YouTube channel "Catfishing Around The World." Here's just one...
Last Chance To Fish Free With Frabill
November 14, 2013
Last Chance To Fish Free With Frabill
We figured we'd do you a solid favor with this wake-up call. Seriously, take a couple minutes and enter to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Min...
Hump Day Heavy: Giant Carp On Corn
November 13, 2013
Hump Day Heavy: Giant Carp On Corn
From rural potholes to urban waters, common carp are found just about anywhere there's water in North America. So why more anglers don't chase...
Crazy Shark Cam, Mustache Knot, Win Ice Fishing Trip
November 08, 2013
Crazy Shark Cam, Mustache Knot, Win Ice Fishing Trip
Wow Although it was in the name of science, guess we're not surprised the shark tried to rip this guy's leg off. Gets worse, too. A hand slip...
Affordable Space-Age Baitcaster
November 07, 2013
Affordable Space-Age Baitcaster
The launch of this new baitcaster was big news at this year's largest fishing tackle tradeshow, ICAST 2013. Some fishing media members even went s...
3 Top New Fishing Line Choices
November 05, 2013
3 Top New Fishing Line Choices
Green Fluoro This line should be of special interest to cold-water and finesse bassers. Although introduced last April, anglers are just beginning to...
120 Pound Carp, Electric Knife Walleyes, Lowrance Giveaway
November 01, 2013
120 Pound Carp, Electric Knife Walleyes, Lowrance Giveaway
Wow Serious exotic big-fish chasers know Thailand is the place. Gillhams Fishing Resorts are a one-stop shop for a long list of giants. They've c...
Florida Chainsaw Massacre Fish
October 31, 2013
Florida Chainsaw Massacre Fish
Leatherface's 36-inch Poulan has nothing on this fish's impressive, razor-studded grill. Seriously, if Halloween had an official fish, this mo...
Mozambique—Yellowfin Sashimi
October 30, 2013
Mozambique—Yellowfin Sashimi
With a new season of North American Fisherman-TV just around the corner, we thought this was a great time to share a sneak peek at one of the shows ju...
Tank Boat Wrap, Kids Catch Giant Fish, Triton Cash Back
October 25, 2013
Tank Boat Wrap, Kids Catch Giant Fish, Triton Cash Back
Wow Okay, so it's not a bass boat, but it's pretty darned impressive. Designed to look like a tank by the folks at UltimateBoatWraps.com. The...
NAFC Fishing Adventure Giveaway
October 24, 2013
NAFC Fishing Adventure Giveaway
Four lucky anglers and one guest of their choosing will be selected at random for an all-expenses-paid trip to famed Lake Winnibigoshish, Jan. 20-23, ...
How To Target Large Crappies
October 23, 2013
How To Target Large Crappies
Wish you could consistently catch larger crappies? Us too. For professional crappie anglers, it's all about a bag of seven quality fish, the...
Burgers For Bass Gear, Dogfish Rock, Stupid Cold Weather Bites
October 18, 2013
Burgers For Bass Gear, Dogfish Rock, Stupid Cold Weather Bites
Wow North American Fisherman-TV's Eric Haataja gets on some seriously stupid bites, like these awesome fall and winter windows of fish-catching o...
How To Fish Three Frogs At Once
October 17, 2013
How To Fish Three Frogs At Once
In October 2011 Paul Elias dominated the Walmart FLW Tour Open held on Alabama's Lake Guntersville with what's become known as the "A-rig...
Insane Muskie Fishing From A Car
October 16, 2013
Insane Muskie Fishing From A Car
If muskie fishing wasn't already super cool, along comes this kid and the bright idea to troll planer boards in a canal full of muskies—from...
Must-See Hook Removal Technique
October 10, 2013
Must-See Hook Removal Technique
Spend enough time on the water and sooner or later, you or someone you know will get impaled. And, unfortunately, it seems Murphy's Law comes into...
Newest Ultra-Finesse Trick For Big Bass
October 09, 2013
Newest Ultra-Finesse Trick For Big Bass
The latest Japanese finesse tactic to reach U.S. shores has been in heavy rotation for six or seven years on the deep and clear waters of Lake Biwa, h...
100-Foot Shark, The Right Hook Set, Zero Interest Yamaha
October 04, 2013
100-Foot Shark, The Right Hook Set, Zero Interest Yamaha
Wow The Discovery Channel is getting some flak over the recent airing of "Megalodon: The Monster Shark That Lives." The program claims that...
Don't Be A Bass Fishing Dork
October 03, 2013
Don't Be A Bass Fishing Dork
Zona's absolutely right: One of the biggest frustrations on any new body of water is figuring out where and how to fish. Let's be honest, happ...
Newest Rain Gear For Anglers
October 02, 2013
Newest Rain Gear For Anglers
Some of the best fishing of the whole year is just starting to fire up—and with it, a strengthening jet stream, which brings unpredictable weath...
G-G-Giant Canadian Pike
October 01, 2013
G-G-Giant Canadian Pike
Nearly all the Canadian provinces and territories offer epic pike fishing. In fact, many anglers cross the border with the specific predator in mind. ...
Raptor Vs Bass, New Lowrance Units, Win $10K Bass Gear
September 27, 2013
Raptor Vs Bass, New Lowrance Units, Win $10K Bass Gear
Wow Here's exactly why the osprey is also known as the "fish hawk." Watch as an unsuspecting bass angler has his catch dive-bombed. Wit...
JVD's Drop Shot Secrets
September 26, 2013
JVD's Drop Shot Secrets
One of the best ways to catch deep, structure-hugging bass is with a drop-shot rig. The finesse presentation allows anglers to keep their bait in the ...
Best Small Watercraft Anchor Yet!
September 25, 2013
Best Small Watercraft Anchor Yet!
One of the biggest frustrations of fishing from small watercraft is maintaining precise boat control to stay on fish. Any way you slice it, traditi...
World's Longest Fish, Shark Attacks Motor, Fish Los Cabos Free
September 20, 2013
World's Longest Fish, Shark Attacks Motor, Fish Los Cabos Free
Wow With cool new technologies like i-Pilot Link, Minn Kota electric-steer trolling motors are great for a lot of things: steer via a remote from any...
Best New Reels Based On Bicycles?
September 19, 2013
Best New Reels Based On Bicycles?
Carbon-fiber bicycles are lightweight, stiff and strong. So is aluminum, but many racers report carbon frames take longer to fatigue—and absorb ...
Epic Florida Bass
September 18, 2013
Epic Florida Bass
GoPro fishing videos are getting better every day. Case in point, this big bass video gem shot somewhere in central Florida from collegiate angler Hun...
Epic Fishing Fail, Giant Amazon Kittens, Win A Skeeter
September 13, 2013
Epic Fishing Fail, Giant Amazon Kittens, Win A Skeeter
Watch Thanks to a misstep on a jetty somewhere on the Australian coast, this guy demonstrates quite literally what fishing's like "Down Unde...
Insane Panfish Jig With Three Hooks
September 12, 2013
Insane Panfish Jig With Three Hooks
It's an odd-looking jig. Part squid bait, part A-rig, the Tarantula comes from Russia and is unlike anything anglers here have ever seen. And thou...
Map Uncharted Waters Fast, Find Fish
September 11, 2013
Map Uncharted Waters Fast, Find Fish
From farm ponds and pits to some of our favorite rivers and Canadian waters, a lot of the places we fish are uncharted. Sure, we have a good idea of w...
Giant Goliath, Lunch Break Bass, Win Classic Trip
September 06, 2013
Giant Goliath, Lunch Break Bass, Win Classic Trip
Watch Tired of brown bagging it? So is NAF managing editor Thomas Allen, who's taken to hitting the water for lunch-time bass! Thomas fishes one ...
Don't Be A Boat Ramp Idiot
September 05, 2013
Don't Be A Boat Ramp Idiot
We've learned how to launch and load our rigs quickly and safely over the years, but everything changes when you're in river current. Lining u...
New Ranger Fishes Big, Tows Small
September 04, 2013
New Ranger Fishes Big, Tows Small
One of the biggest obstacles any angler faces is selling his or her significant other on a new boat. Speaking from first-hand experience, one of the b...
Palaniuk's Epic Comeback
September 03, 2013
Palaniuk's Epic Comeback
This year's Bassmaster Elite Series has to be one of the most dramatic seasons of all time. If you followed it at all, you've surely heard tha...
Russian Noodles Sea-Devil, Monster Trout, Win F-150 & Shark Trip
August 30, 2013
Russian Noodles Sea-Devil, Monster Trout, Win F-150 & Shark Trip
Watch Here's a new one for your bucket list, a lake where the rainbow trout look more like fat, sag-bellied carp. It's home to monsters that ...
Pro's Extreme Boat, Trailer & Truck LEDs
August 29, 2013
Pro's Extreme Boat, Trailer & Truck LEDs
We have to imagine that more than a few night drivers have mistaken recent St. Lawrence Bass Elite winner Brandon Palaniuk's rig for a UFO. And al...
Trolling Motor Add-On Sees Underwater
August 28, 2013
Trolling Motor Add-On Sees Underwater
In early 2012 KVD stepped to the podium at the Bassmaster Classic and regaled the coming of "Superman X-Ray Vision," a technology that allow...
Most Epic Fishing Ever Filmed?
August 22, 2013
Most Epic Fishing Ever Filmed?
As anglers, we suffer from a unique type of attention deficit disorder. In other words, when we're not fishing, we're thinking about fishing. And when...
Like McDonald's For Bass
August 21, 2013
Like McDonald's For Bass
Pros will tell you that they have a handful of secret-stash baits that come out when the bite's tough. Like a wacky-rigged stick worm or "Fre...
Best Bass Bait Of All Time?
August 20, 2013
Best Bass Bait Of All Time?
If you were to ask 100 bass fanatics what the best overall bass bait is, you'd get at least half as many different answers. Maybe more. It'...
Easiest Fishing Knot?
August 15, 2013
Easiest Fishing Knot?
Chances are you already know how to tie the Palomar knot. After all, it's considered one of the strongest and easiest across all line classes. ...
World's Greatest Spinning Reel Is Back
August 14, 2013
World's Greatest Spinning Reel Is Back
We challenge you to find a spinning reel more iconic than the Mitchell 300. Since its introduction in 1939 millions have been sold to anglers around t...
30 Sexy Fishing Babes, Fried Fish Done Right, Win Salmon Trip
August 09, 2013
30 Sexy Fishing Babes, Fried Fish Done Right, Win Salmon Trip
Watch Chef Jesse demonstrates three ways to spice up a classic fish fry by recommending the best type of oil, temperature and breading process to pro...
Ugly Never Looked So Good
August 08, 2013
Ugly Never Looked So Good
Coming to a lake near you, #TheUglyTour is traveling the nation looking for the most dedicated, hardcore anglers on the planet. We've all used ...
Best Way To Crank Shallow Wood
August 07, 2013
Best Way To Crank Shallow Wood
In this cool NAF video bass pro Casey Ashley shares a number of solid tactics that'll help up your shallow-wood game. Like going to a high gear...
Palaniuk's Favorite New Crankbait
August 06, 2013
Palaniuk's Favorite New Crankbait
Just introduced at ICAST, Bass Elite phenom Brandon Palaniuk helped designed a new circuit board bait with the guys at Storm that flat-out catches fis...
Biggest Texas Bass, Bears Vs Salmon, Win A Lunkerhunt Grand
August 02, 2013
Biggest Texas Bass, Bears Vs Salmon, Win A Lunkerhunt Grand
Watch Tune in to this live streaming video feed of brown bears clawing pink meaty calories at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska. Hand-feed...
Lead Core Walleyes Demystified
August 01, 2013
Lead Core Walleyes Demystified
Once confined to the salmon hunter's bag of tricks, lead-core line is now commonplace in the rod lockers of walleye anglers across the country. Its ef...
No-Fuss Rod Rigging Trick
July 31, 2013
No-Fuss Rod Rigging Trick
Whether you're a newbie to the sport or an old pro, one of the frustrations of fly fishing is figuring how to effectively rig long rods—and ...
Ed Bassmaster Vs Giant, Beer Steamed Bass, Win Trilene Boat
July 26, 2013
Ed Bassmaster Vs Giant, Beer Steamed Bass, Win Trilene Boat
Watch Many of our nation's bass fisheries benefit from mild selective harvest, as in a few occasional 10 to 15 inchers, which make particularly g...
Crankbait Fishing On Steroids
July 25, 2013
Crankbait Fishing On Steroids
When we first saw this colossal crank at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic, we were already making plans to add them to our arsenal. Definitely more akin to...
A-Riggin' With A Crankbait?
July 24, 2013
A-Riggin' With A Crankbait?
What if you could take almost any bait in your box and make it reach greater depths? Like that favorite crankbait you wish ran deeper, but it doesn...
Babe Boats Southern Muskie, Hot Dog Cat Rig, Fish With Zona
July 19, 2013
Babe Boats Southern Muskie, Hot Dog Cat Rig, Fish With Zona
Watch Over the years we've caught wind of anglers catching cats on some pretty oddball baits, from Ivory soap to persimmons, even hot dogs. And w...
Punch Bait Secret Revealed
July 18, 2013
Punch Bait Secret Revealed
Proverbially, corn should be "knee-high by the Fourth of July." But when it comes to underwater vegetation you can multiply that by two, ...
Catching Carp Animal House Style
July 17, 2013
Catching Carp Animal House Style
Whether you're for it or against it, bowfishing is here to stay. We're seeing more flatbottom boats outfitted with long-tails and jet motors, ...
Cheerleader Noodles 72-Pound Cat, ICAST Recap, Test Free Fishing Gear
July 12, 2013
Cheerleader Noodles 72-Pound Cat, ICAST Recap, Test Free Fishing Gear
Watch Here's an inside look at the "Best of the Best" products and news from fishing's biggest trade show. Produced by the now blury-eyed North Ameri...
Best Finesse Bait You've Never Fished
July 11, 2013
Best Finesse Bait You've Never Fished
No, it's not the latest from Japan. Try Idaho. And why not? Bass Elite wunderkind Brandon Palaniuk is from Idaho, proving there's more t...
KVD's New Secret Weapon
July 10, 2013
KVD's New Secret Weapon
Man, how the world of fishing electronics has changed. It wasn't long ago that we were limited to 2D sonar and seeing only what was immediately be...
Wicked Fast Garcia Reel
July 09, 2013
Wicked Fast Garcia Reel
There's no such thing as way too fast! Legendary reel manufacturer, Abu Garcia is constantly pushing the limits—and they've done it a...
Pole-Vaulting Crappies, Win Costas & Yeti Cooler, Most Inspirational Angler
July 05, 2013
Pole-Vaulting Crappies, Win Costas & Yeti Cooler, Most Inspirational Angler
Watch No doubt, underwater cameras are cool, especially when used to find and catch more fish. So we just had to share this with you. Watch as pro an...
Never Before Seen Fishing TOYS Are Here!
July 03, 2013
Never Before Seen Fishing TOYS Are Here!
This time next week the who's who of the fishing tackle and equipment world will be glad-handing the aisles of the Las Vegas Convention Center as ...
Big Fish Schools Dude Overboard, Giant Tarpon Run, Last Chance Brookies
June 28, 2013
Big Fish Schools Dude Overboard, Giant Tarpon Run, Last Chance Brookies
Watch If you've ever questioned why they call Florida's Boca Grande Pass the "Tarpon Capital of the World," here's why. Shot on...
Be A Patriotic Angler
June 27, 2013
Be A Patriotic Angler
The 4th of July is just around the corner, so we encourage you to think about how you can be a patriotic angler. For starters, fly the American flag p...
How Anglers Shouldn't Cross The Canadian Border
June 26, 2013
How Anglers Shouldn't Cross The Canadian Border
With well over three million lakes, Canada has more freshwater trophy fish potential than anywhere else in the world. Kind of explains the dilated pup...
Best Pro Bass Bloopers Ever?
June 25, 2013
Best Pro Bass Bloopers Ever?
As if it wasn't hard enough to stay cool on camera while fishing competitively, just ask a bunch of pros to repeat lines from a script! The res...
Hilarious G-Man Big Bass Fail, Hellbenders, Win Bone Fish Trip
June 21, 2013
Hilarious G-Man Big Bass Fail, Hellbenders, Win Bone Fish Trip
Watch These monsters will occasionally turn up in minnow traps or someone will catch one on live bait. Called hellbenders—the largest amphibian...
Fully Uncut Fishing Bloopers
June 20, 2013
Fully Uncut Fishing Bloopers
If you haven't seen our buddy Aaron Wiebe's fishing TV show Uncut Angling, you're definitely missing out! For starters, a typical Uncut...
Slab Me Silly--With Big Crappies
June 19, 2013
Slab Me Silly--With Big Crappies
We first saw these cool jigs a couple years ago at the Fisherman's One Stop near Lake Fork, Texas, where serious crappie sticks stock up to pound ...
The Mr. T Of Spinnerbaits
June 18, 2013
The Mr. T Of Spinnerbaits
With everyone throwing shallow-running square bills, swim jigs and weedless swimbaits, spinnerbaits have become the tackle equivalent of a redheaded s...
Giant Pike Coughs Up Big Surprise, Scatter Rap Challenge, Win An Exo
June 14, 2013
Giant Pike Coughs Up Big Surprise, Scatter Rap Challenge, Win An Exo
Watch June 17-21, six of Rapala's pro anglers will be covering more than 100 miles of Lake of the Woods using nothing but Rapala's groundbrea...
Two Must-Have Swimbaits
June 13, 2013
Two Must-Have Swimbaits
Fact: Noisy baits can be key to fish finding and latching onto your bait, especially in stained water conditions. While most anglers reach for knoc...
Fishing For Gargantuan Gar
June 12, 2013
Fishing For Gargantuan Gar
The behemoth alligator gar in this cool video definitely back up the claim that "Everything's bigger in Texas." Just take it from the gu...
No-Fail Father's Day Fishing Gifts
June 11, 2013
No-Fail Father's Day Fishing Gifts
A guy only needs so many funky ties, grill spatulas and wallets. What dads really want is a day on the water, a fish fry, a cold beverage or two an...
Tie A Double Uni, Monster Cat On Bass Rig, Free Rapala Shirt
June 07, 2013
Tie A Double Uni, Monster Cat On Bass Rig, Free Rapala Shirt
Watch Also known as the uni-to-uni knot, the double uni is a favorite with guides and pros alike for joining fluoro- or mono-leader material to super...
Cool Swimbait Tweak
June 06, 2013
Cool Swimbait Tweak
Want to increase your hookup percentages? Us too. If you're a fan of swimbaits, you might want to check out this video featuring big-bass brain Mik...
Giant Spring Pike—The Easy Way
June 05, 2013
Giant Spring Pike—The Easy Way
There is no better time for trophy pike than early spring. But depending on where you call home, early spring is a term used loosely. This video is...
Master G-Man Makes You A Sightfishing Jedi
June 04, 2013
Master G-Man Makes You A Sightfishing Jedi
When bass pros are discussing productive spring-fishing tactics you can plan on hearing about sightfishing regularly. So what is it really? Gerald "G-...
Kid Catches 15-Pound Bass, Bikinis & Boats, Win Tuna Trip
May 31, 2013
Kid Catches 15-Pound Bass, Bikinis & Boats, Win Tuna Trip
Watch Unless you run a bay boat or skiff, you've probably never heard of Deck Gear, a manufacturer of casting platforms and premium boat seating. Yet...
Night Fishing Must Have
May 30, 2013
Night Fishing Must Have
If you're like us, you've got an office drawer (or drawers) of reel parts, mystery AC adapters, and broken headlamps. Seems we go through the ...
Fishing For Trashellunge?
May 29, 2013
Fishing For Trashellunge?
Although he comes off as part Steve Irwin (R.I.P.), part Jeremy Wade in this video, our buddy Bruce Condello is no professional actor. In real life, h...
3 Weedless Bass Wonders
May 28, 2013
3 Weedless Bass Wonders
Long before frogs and soft plastics took over the salad scene, every good angler had at least a couple weedless spoons in his box. And what worked for...
Kayak Angler Vs Goliath, Reflective Waders, Bahamas Fishing Trip
May 24, 2013
Kayak Angler Vs Goliath, Reflective Waders, Bahamas Fishing Trip
Watch We've never seen anything like these cool waders, which employ a unique reflective camouflage system to minimize spooking fish, called &quo...
Sexy 4.9-Ounce Baitcaster
May 23, 2013
Sexy 4.9-Ounce Baitcaster
Over the past several years there's been a space-race to build the lightest baitcaster. Case in point, in 2011 Quantum launched the 5.7-ounce E...
Three Super-Cool Buzzbaits
May 22, 2013
Three Super-Cool Buzzbaits
Buzzbaits are one heck of a great way to draw bass out of shallow cover, resulting in powerful surface strikes. Here's three that deserve some ser...
Sissy Fishing For Big Bass
May 21, 2013
Sissy Fishing For Big Bass
Veteran professional bass angler Gary Klein has been around the biggest game in bass fishing for many years and he has seen all kinds of "bigger ...
Fish For Free In Quebec!
May 16, 2013
Fish For Free In Quebec!
Imagine yourself and a buddy on the pristine waters where fat trout, char and salmon are easily spied in crystal-clear and untouched waters. Quebec...
Top 3 Summer Fishing Shoes
May 15, 2013
Top 3 Summer Fishing Shoes
  Drain Trust Designed for use on and off the boat, these sporty kicks are feather-light, comfortably cushioned and drainable to keep yo...
How To Fillet A Cat, Giant Lake Fork Bass, Free Dream Trip
May 10, 2013
How To Fillet A Cat, Giant Lake Fork Bass, Free Dream Trip
Wow No doubt, Lake Fork is still producing some giant bass. Wouldn't we love a multiple big-fish day like these guys experienced. And you've ...
Must-Have Bass Cranks Up Close
May 09, 2013
Must-Have Bass Cranks Up Close
Ask any crankbait ninja what separates good baits from awesome baits and chances are they'll mention cranks that 'hunt.' See, it all co...
Best Fishing Rap Parody Yet
May 08, 2013
Best Fishing Rap Parody Yet
Fact: Seattle rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis' tune "Thrift Shop" video has been viewed over 250 million times on YouTube. ...
Fishing Babe Pin-Ups, Get Lowrance Cash, Learn New Knots
May 03, 2013
Fishing Babe Pin-Ups, Get Lowrance Cash, Learn New Knots
Win If you're thinking about upgrading your fishing electronics, now is the time to do it. Purchase a Lowrance HDS-5 Gen2 or HDS-7 Gen2 by June 5...
Perfect Fishing Gift For Mom
May 02, 2013
Perfect Fishing Gift For Mom
Let's face it, if you forget Mother's Day, somebody will never ever forget about it. Mom. That said, be a hero this year with something all...
Best NEW Funny Fishing Commercials
May 01, 2013
Best NEW Funny Fishing Commercials
It's been a while since anybody's really tickled our ribs with a fishing commercial. Historically, there are a lot of golden oldies to compete...
New Baits That Change Color
April 30, 2013
New Baits That Change Color
To be honest, the first thing that came to mind when we saw these baits was color-changing t-shirts from the early 1990s, a brief fashion fad that had...
Tuna Vs Kayak, Monster Lake Trout, Minn Kota Deal
April 26, 2013
Tuna Vs Kayak, Monster Lake Trout, Minn Kota Deal
Win Minn Kota has sweetened the pot for anglers thinking about buying a new trolling motor or shallow water anchor. As in money back—up to $100...
Learn The Jika Rig
April 25, 2013
Learn The Jika Rig
We know more than a few smart bassers who keep an eye on what's happening in Japan. Each year more Japanese baits and techniques are coming states...
Epic Fish Landing Fail
April 23, 2013
Epic Fish Landing Fail
Fish long enough and chances are good you'll have a memory of "the one that got away." The list of reasons why big fish escape is lon...
Bikini Bow Fishing, Hip Hop Basser, Win Dream Trip
April 19, 2013
Bikini Bow Fishing, Hip Hop Basser, Win Dream Trip
Win Still haven't registered for the Canadian fishing trip of your dreams? We are doing our best to help make those dreams a reality. All you hav...
Super Strange Leech-Like Bait
April 18, 2013
Super Strange Leech-Like Bait
Thought we should let you in on one of the coolest off-the-radar baits we've discovered this year. Called the VibraGRUB, this soft plastic look...
Win A Dream Québec Fishing Trip
April 17, 2013
Win A Dream Québec Fishing Trip
We've all dreamed of fishing where the wild things are—pristine waters where fat trout, char and salmon are easily spied in a turpentine-cle...
New Weedless Topwater Is All The Buzz
April 16, 2013
New Weedless Topwater Is All The Buzz
Used to be that everyone had a Jitterbug and Hula Popper in the tackle box. Smart sticks still do! Bass pro Tim Horton, knows that classic baits are s...
Girl Catches 10-Pound Bass, Xtreme GuideWear, Win A Humminbird
April 12, 2013
Girl Catches 10-Pound Bass, Xtreme GuideWear, Win A Humminbird
Win Seems Humminbird wants to help pay for your gas and bait. Right now through the end of June they're offering Prepaid Visa cards with the purc...
Best Panfish Gear?
April 11, 2013
Best Panfish Gear?
Meatless Wanna put together a fish fry in record time? Try mimicking the microorganisms panfish eat. Crappies, 'gills and trout all prefer a rece...
Trap Your Own Minnows With These
April 10, 2013
Trap Your Own Minnows With These
Check out these cool antique minnow traps, some going back to the late 1800s. Take a fascinating glimpse into angling's past and borrow a few idea...
Idiot-Proof Fishing?
April 09, 2013
Idiot-Proof Fishing?
We've all been there. You bend over the boat gunnel to lip a bruiser and your smartphone drops into the drink, destined for ol' Davy Jones'...
13 Pound Bass Eats Trout, Smallie-Fest Sweeps, Trout Bums
April 05, 2013
13 Pound Bass Eats Trout, Smallie-Fest Sweeps, Trout Bums
Win Our buddies over at BoatUS are running a cool sweeps that could put you in an episode of "Hook n' Look" with fishing TV personality...
Three Super Sexy Tin Bass Boats
April 04, 2013
Three Super Sexy Tin Bass Boats
New Metal Ranger's now in the aluminum boat game. With two different families of boats comprising a total of seven models—from the RA1652H ...
Must-Have Spawn Maps
April 03, 2013
Must-Have Spawn Maps
In many places across the country gamefish are protected during the spawn. Still, knowing the approximate dates for this annual romance in the shallow...
Coolest Baitcaster Tweak
April 02, 2013
Coolest Baitcaster Tweak
First time we ever saw these bad boys was on Great Lakes pro-basser Joe Balog's baitcasters. Then, at the recent 2013 Bassmaster Classic we lost c...
Spring Crankbait Color Secrets
March 28, 2013
Spring Crankbait Color Secrets
Once you have the right crankbait action dialed in for your spring water temp—typically tighter for colder water, wider wobble as it warms&mdash...
Trick Mother Nature, Catch More Fish
March 27, 2013
Trick Mother Nature, Catch More Fish
So here's the best way to stay a step ahead of Mother Nature and catch more fish for about the price of a dozen 'crawlers. This handy new a...
New Must-Have Soft Plastics
March 26, 2013
New Must-Have Soft Plastics
Seems every year more tackle companies are using the Bassmaster Classic as the place to introduce baits. And this year was no different. In 2012 ou...
Fastest Fish Alive, Free Fat Brookies, Cutie's New Show
March 22, 2013
Fastest Fish Alive, Free Fat Brookies, Cutie's New Show
Win Enter the Québec Ultimate Destination Giveaway and you and a buddy could end up fishing fat brookies in pristine waters—not to mention smal...
Hush-Hush Bait Is Jack-Of-All-Trades
March 21, 2013
Hush-Hush Bait Is Jack-Of-All-Trades
Not long ago, one of our river guide buddies called us up in typical "hush-hush" fashion and said these new baits were consistently outperfo...
Epic Urban Fishing In D.C.?
March 20, 2013
Epic Urban Fishing In D.C.?
The fishheads in this awesome video make a good point. Instead of daydreaming of exotic angling destinations we should be spending more time exploring...
Salmon Shark Comedy, Win A 2012 Skeeter, Be A Co-Angler
March 15, 2013
Salmon Shark Comedy, Win A 2012 Skeeter, Be A Co-Angler
Win Register now and you could win the Berkley Trilene Tournament Boat, a 2013 Skeeter ZX190 with 150hp Yamaha, cutting-edge Lowrance electronics and...
Fishing's New Perfect 10
March 14, 2013
Fishing's New Perfect 10
Ever fished with a Perfect 10? Us either. But 2013 Bassmaster Classic angler Jason Christie has! Just released at the Classic, the new Perfect ...
Bass Elite Pro Sleeps In His Truck
March 13, 2013
Bass Elite Pro Sleeps In His Truck
It's really hard not to love a Bassmaster Elite pro who says he'd still sleep in the back of his truck even if he won the $500,000 Bassmaster ...
Crazy Fishing Prank, Win A Talon, 'Eyes On Flies
March 08, 2013
Crazy Fishing Prank, Win A Talon, 'Eyes On Flies
Win Win this cool sweeps and you'll certainly make your fishing partners happy. As in no more yelling "Drop the anchor!" or "Pull ...
New Gore-Tex Rain Gear For Bassheads
March 07, 2013
New Gore-Tex Rain Gear For Bassheads
Nothing cuts a fishing trip shorter than getting cold, wet and uncomfortable. And while most of us have some kind of rain gear, chances are it has som...
Best Trailer Preventative Maintenance—Now
March 06, 2013
Best Trailer Preventative Maintenance—Now
Whether you're fishing a big walleye rig like these guys, a bass boat or smaller, all-around fishing boat, a good project right now is to go throu...
Be A Fishing Gear Test Pilot
March 05, 2013
Be A Fishing Gear Test Pilot
Companies not only want to know how their gear performs when pros and guides use it, but also how it works for passionate anglers like yourself—...
 World's Fastest Fillet Job, Sebile And Metallica, Fish With Hank
March 01, 2013
World's Fastest Fillet Job, Sebile And Metallica, Fish With Hank
Win Enter now and you could win a summer fishing trip with our buddy Hank Parker, courtesy of Exmark's "Mow & Go with Hank Parker" ...
Rugby Vs Football—For Bass?
February 28, 2013
Rugby Vs Football—For Bass?
When we first heard VMC had improved on the football head, we were skeptical—especially of the name "Rugby Jig." We'll leave the r...
Bass Boat With A Bathroom?
February 27, 2013
Bass Boat With A Bathroom?
We've all been there. You get on a hot bite and all of a sudden nature calls. As in that gas station gut bomb you ate for breakfast? It wants out&...
Fishing With A Briefcase Or Man Purse?
February 26, 2013
Fishing With A Briefcase Or Man Purse?
Unless you've already got a dozen rigged rods on deck, finding the perfect bait in just about any tackle box can be a nightmare when the bass acti...
Insane Bass Blitz, WIN a Pelican Cooler, Al's Secret Rap
February 22, 2013
Insane Bass Blitz, WIN a Pelican Cooler, Al's Secret Rap
Watch You can take Al Lindner's word when he says a new bait is a big deal and "catches loads of fish." From what we hear, it's the...
3 Unusual Wacky Rigs
February 21, 2013
3 Unusual Wacky Rigs
WackOjig With a bait-keeper ring molded right into the head, the WackOjig serves double-duty. It preserves delicate stickbaits and takes them down fa...
How To Fish Canada The Right Way
February 20, 2013
How To Fish Canada The Right Way
Pick the wrong lake or lodge for a Canadian fishing adventure and you run the risk of a less than spectacular trip. So, when we discovered a free Cana...
Fishing With Bombs, Win Redfish Trip, Cool Underwater Footage
February 15, 2013
Fishing With Bombs, Win Redfish Trip, Cool Underwater Footage
Wow Inevitably, when fish turn tightlipped some angler will joke about using dynamite. But in some parts of Indonesia, fishing with explosives is sta...
Rockin' Ling Stew
February 14, 2013
Rockin' Ling Stew
Do yourself (and your heart) a favor and think outside the deep fryer—at least for one meal this week! While hot, crispy and golden fish fillets...
Aaron Martens' DIY Tackle Organization
February 13, 2013
Aaron Martens' DIY Tackle Organization
For bass pro Aaron Martens, finding the right bait when the heat is on can mean thousands of dollars. And while that may not be the case for the rest ...
Fisherman Captures UFO On Video
February 12, 2013
Fisherman Captures UFO On Video
Should come as no surprise that if anyone is going to "see things" in the skies, it might just be anglers. After all, we spend countless hou...
Giant Vermont Bass, Fish Worth $3,500 Per Pound, Win A Revo
February 08, 2013
Giant Vermont Bass, Fish Worth $3,500 Per Pound, Win A Revo
Wow Even winning the Bassmaster Classic would pale in comparison to this kind of payday. Caught off the northeastern coast of Japan, a single 489-pou...
Must-Have World Record Fish App
February 07, 2013
Must-Have World Record Fish App
The International Game Fish Association, the authority on fishing world records, recently launched an updated version of their IGFA Mobile app for the...
Best New Way To Store Crankbaits
February 06, 2013
Best New Way To Store Crankbaits
Recently, we discovered a super nifty way to store crankbaits that we'd never seen before. The brainchild of some local Missouri River sticks, ...
Newest Must-Read Fishing Book
February 05, 2013
Newest Must-Read Fishing Book
Let's be honest, walleye books are about as rare as hen's teeth. The few must-haves are Ron and Al Lindner's Walleye Wisdom, Doug Stang...
Epic Ike Hat-Cam, Fish Thief On Camera, Win A Rhino
February 01, 2013
Epic Ike Hat-Cam, Fish Thief On Camera, Win A Rhino
Wow When Mike "Ike" Iaconelli motors past structure you can see bass hoist little white flags on the sonar. Now see what it looks like to s...
NASA-Like Trolling Tech
January 31, 2013
NASA-Like Trolling Tech
  Innovations like the "Little Green Box" sonar in 1959, trolling motors in the '70s, LCD graphs in the '80s and digital G...
Fishing Gloves For The Tech-Savvy Angler
January 30, 2013
Fishing Gloves For The Tech-Savvy Angler
Quality fishing gloves are a must-have for winter fishing. Problem is, most fail for casting, reeling and fighting fish. And even if you do find gl...
The Fishing Trip To TOP All Fishing Trips
January 29, 2013
The Fishing Trip To TOP All Fishing Trips
  Ready to take the fishing trip to TOP all fishing trips? Keep in mind that to fish here you'll need travel visas and a laundry list...
Computerized Fishing Rod, Win Waders, Giant Squid Caught On Video
January 25, 2013
Computerized Fishing Rod, Win Waders, Giant Squid Caught On Video
Wow Under nearly 3,000 feet of Pacific Ocean, researchers have finally captured live underwater footage of a giant squid, which has long been conside...
Best New Tackle Bags?
January 24, 2013
Best New Tackle Bags?
  If you didn't make a New Year's resolution, here's one for you! How 'bout getting all those hooks sharpened and the tangle...
Classic Reel Reissued And Casts Even Farther
January 22, 2013
Classic Reel Reissued And Casts Even Farther
  Ask any angler—even pros—and chances are they wish they could cast farther. Guess that's what has crankbait gurus David...
Crazy Boat Fire, Get Cash From Okuma, Shark Destroys Tarpon
January 18, 2013
Crazy Boat Fire, Get Cash From Okuma, Shark Destroys Tarpon
Wow Don't get us wrong, boat fires are no joke. But what's cool about this crazy video is the creative way one boater used his noggin (and ho...
New Equal Opportunity Shads Shake Things Up
January 17, 2013
New Equal Opportunity Shads Shake Things Up
  When the first two sizes of these baits came out, they made a pretty big splash with walleye anglers (pun intended). First off, they we...
Fish Has Accident On TV Host
January 16, 2013
Fish Has Accident On TV Host
  By now, you're no stranger to our pal Aaron Wiebe, his cult web TV show "Uncut Angling" and his knack for divining huge fish...
Shark Vs Angler, Free Lew's Gear, Truck Slays Mother Nature
January 11, 2013
Shark Vs Angler, Free Lew's Gear, Truck Slays Mother Nature
Wow For years we've marveled at go-anywhere machines like the StomperTech. Secretly, we've wished we could do the same thing with our pickups...
Dude, The Sweetest Fishing Shirts Ever!
January 10, 2013
Dude, The Sweetest Fishing Shirts Ever!
  Certain names come to mind when we think of fishing artists—Larry Tople, Russell Chatham, Guy Harvey and James Prosek, to name just ...
Biggest Threat To Anglers Yet?
January 09, 2013
Biggest Threat To Anglers Yet?
  Okay, so we're not talking about a biological threat. These crazy toys won't join the ranks of Asian carp, northern snakehead, rou...
3 Top Tents For Backcountry Fishing
January 08, 2013
3 Top Tents For Backcountry Fishing
With today's tent innovations, there's really no reason to suffer another cold and clammy night fishing in the backcountry.   ...
15-Pound Bass, Coolest Guy At The Boat Ramp, Free Baits
January 04, 2013
15-Pound Bass, Coolest Guy At The Boat Ramp, Free Baits
Wow This 15.02-pound pot-bellied pig validates the "Everything's bigger in Texas" bumper stickers. The latest Toyota ShareLunker entry ...
3 Funny Baits: Boob Jig, Dangle Berry, Balls O' Fire
January 03, 2013
3 Funny Baits: Boob Jig, Dangle Berry, Balls O' Fire
Boob Jig Designed to look like... er, where babies feed, anglers can choose from 1/8-ounce A cup through 3/4-ounce DD cup sizes. Okay, so they'd ...
Build Your Dream Bass Boat—FREE
January 02, 2013
Build Your Dream Bass Boat—FREE
  If Michael Jordan swapped the hardwood for hardbaits, our guess is this Ranger Z-Comanche would be his signature ride. Black, red and whit...
Giant Breaching Catfish, Win Cool Underwater Camera, Accidental Muskie
December 28, 2012
Giant Breaching Catfish, Win Cool Underwater Camera, Accidental Muskie
Wow Seems the giant European Wels catfish has something in common with Orcas. Like Killer Whales, these massive cats will belly themselves on dry lan...
World Record Browns From Shore?
December 27, 2012
World Record Browns From Shore?
  Wisconsin-based fishing guide Eric Haataja and friends prove that big fish can be caught from shore along public access spots that yield a...
Back Up Your Boat Trailer Perfect--Every Time
December 26, 2012
Back Up Your Boat Trailer Perfect--Every Time
  Nobody wants to be the launch ramp dummy. But sometimes it's just plain hard to see—and if you're new to a particular lake, ...
Bikini Ice Fishing Team 2013, Boat-Size Gar, Win Cast & Blast
December 21, 2012
Bikini Ice Fishing Team 2013, Boat-Size Gar, Win Cast & Blast
Wow Since the world isn't going to end today, let's pull down the Mayan calendar and replace it with something more positive. Like the 2013 B...
Why Fishermen Are Crybabies
December 19, 2012
Why Fishermen Are Crybabies
  Spend hours drifting winter steelies, crouched in a duck blind, or dunking minnows through a hole in the ice, and sooner or later you'...
Three Cool Last-Minute Fishing Gifts
December 18, 2012
Three Cool Last-Minute Fishing Gifts
Mil-Spec Fishin' Vest Cabela's new Heated Performance Gear vest will help you stay warm and fish longer. Powered by a rechargeable lithium po...
Sexy Tracy On Trout, Fishing Tragedy, Get Lowrance Bucks
December 14, 2012
Sexy Tracy On Trout, Fishing Tragedy, Get Lowrance Bucks
Wow "Montana" Matt is one lucky dude. Not only does he have a sweet drift boat setup and all the right gear, he has a sexy girlfriend named...
A Man Without Courage...
December 13, 2012
A Man Without Courage...
  According to Ben Franklin, "A man without courage is a knife without an edge." Whether you think of him as a statesman, print...
Super Cool Fish Leather Makes Unique Gift
December 12, 2012
Super Cool Fish Leather Makes Unique Gift
  What do you give the angler who has everything? Try a genuine, one-of-a-kind fish leather wallet, smartphone case or business cards hol...
Worst Fishing Guide Ever?
December 11, 2012
Worst Fishing Guide Ever?
  ROTFLMAO basically describes our feelings about the worst guide ever! Chances are, you'll share it with all your friends. We did. R...
Bikini Babe Can Fish, Gangnam Style Bassin', Win $140K Boat Package
December 07, 2012
Bikini Babe Can Fish, Gangnam Style Bassin', Win $140K Boat Package
Wow Here's one girl who knows how to fish! Let's give this babe a hand for grabbing the grouper under the gill plate all by herself! Make sur...
James Bond ATV
December 06, 2012
James Bond ATV
  Ready to have your socks blown off? Check out this thing—looks like an ATV and jet ski made a baby—with 140HP! Part James B...
Camo Shades Show You Fish
December 05, 2012
Camo Shades Show You Fish
If you aren't wearing polarized sunglasses when you fish—start! It's the cheapest way you can visually inspect what's happening underwater. Not ...
Man Fishes Under Ice
December 04, 2012
Man Fishes Under Ice
  For hardy types like this kid, it's never too cold to fish, come hell or hardwater. But this young hero takes it one step further&mdas...
Asian Carp Vs Hot News Anchor, Gut-Busting Tune, Ultimate Ice Giveaway
November 30, 2012
Asian Carp Vs Hot News Anchor, Gut-Busting Tune, Ultimate Ice Giveaway
Wow You'd think a water moccasin had jumped in the boat! But it's all smiles and good fun from the cute news anchor and Fish and Wildlife off...
Coolest Pimped-Out Fishing Truck
November 29, 2012
Coolest Pimped-Out Fishing Truck
  Bass pro Britt Myers' custom Ultimate Fishing Tundra is one serious rig. From the Bulletproof 12-inch lift kit, Fox shocks and coil-ov...
Bass Boat Vs Monster Waves
November 28, 2012
Bass Boat Vs Monster Waves
  When the weather gets really bad it's better safe than sorry. But if you're stuck on the water when it happens—and the white...
Stabbed By A Giant Marlin?
November 27, 2012
Stabbed By A Giant Marlin?
  This insane, action-packed video from Australia may take tops as the most hair-raising fishing footage we've ever seen. Sure, we...
Awesome Turkey Day Fishing
November 21, 2012
Awesome Turkey Day Fishing
  These two guys keep talking about all they have be thankful for—like non-stop coho, brown, rainbow and steelie action on Thanksgivin...
Win $3500 In Ice Force Gear, Dubstep Fishing, Hook Removal Trick
November 16, 2012
Win $3500 In Ice Force Gear, Dubstep Fishing, Hook Removal Trick
Wow One of the most viewed YouTube videos—as in 70 million—showcase something called dubstep that we don't pretend to understand. Eve...
WWII Vet Will Fish Your Pants Off
November 15, 2012
WWII Vet Will Fish Your Pants Off
  Oregon's Frank Moore is a fishing legend. The 89-year-old WWII vet is revered as kind of a "spiritual father" who's &quo...
Babe Catches Muskie From Kayak
November 14, 2012
Babe Catches Muskie From Kayak
  Seems more anglers are discovering the excitement of kayak fishing. Like female fishing blogger Ashley Rae, who has only been at this kaya...
Giants On Poppers, Fisherman's Breakfast, Fish Canada Free
November 09, 2012
Giants On Poppers, Fisherman's Breakfast, Fish Canada Free
Watch There's nothing like waiting for that moment when a fish aggressively strikes a topwater bait. Taken to its extreme, these saltwater angler...
Dude! It's A Monster Lake Trout!
November 08, 2012
Dude! It's A Monster Lake Trout!
  Gotta love the enthusiasm in this epic clip, shot near the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior. Whether you're an ice head or not, big fi...
Slither Rig Defies Grass For More Bass
November 06, 2012
Slither Rig Defies Grass For More Bass
When it comes to fishing thick, matted grass, this new bait might be a game changer. It even has one of jig fishing's top gurus, Denny Brauer, excited...
Swim Jig Trick, Bikini Bowfishing, Win Signature Rapala Lure
November 02, 2012
Swim Jig Trick, Bikini Bowfishing, Win Signature Rapala Lure
Watch Swim jigs just flat out catch fish, and the same goes for flukes. Combine the two and you may be talki...
New Buffet Rig Slays Bass & Panfish
November 01, 2012
New Buffet Rig Slays Bass & Panfish
  Given the popularity of the Alabama Rig over the past year, it doesn't come as a huge surprise that the multiple bait phenomena has fi...
Bass Scratch Fever For Halloween Bass
October 31, 2012
Bass Scratch Fever For Halloween Bass
  While most of us will be home tonight passing out candy to costumed kids, this guy will tell you you're missing out on some epic bass ...
Fish Of A Lifetime Swallows Trophy Bass
October 30, 2012
Fish Of A Lifetime Swallows Trophy Bass
  This is the stuff dreams are made of! It's a banner day when everything comes together and the fish of a lifetime is not only landed b...
A-Rig Monster, Sexy Fishing Tech,  Win Hook, Line & Shifter
October 26, 2012
A-Rig Monster, Sexy Fishing Tech, Win Hook, Line & Shifter
Watch It was only a matter of time before touchscreen sensitivity came to freshwater sonar, and it's downright sexy! It comes with StructureScan ...
Angler Breaks Record, Lands Half-Ton Tiger Shark
October 24, 2012
Angler Breaks Record, Lands Half-Ton Tiger Shark
  After an intense three-hour battle, 21-year-old Tyler Kennedy recently set a new Outcast Mega Shark Tournament tiger shark record. At 948....
Smoke Bass On Fish Dope, Floats And Flies
October 23, 2012
Smoke Bass On Fish Dope, Floats And Flies
When the water temp drops below 55 degrees, bass feeding behavior can become subtle and infrequent. Yet, fishing a float-and-fly set-up can be an extr...
Fish Chases Laser, Giant Inhales Amberjack, Man Day Whiskey Win
October 19, 2012
Fish Chases Laser, Giant Inhales Amberjack, Man Day Whiskey Win
Watch Okay, so we know this works on household felines, but fish? Watch as this fish goes nuts over a laser sight, thinking it's something to kil...
Moron Brothers' Indoor Outhouse
October 18, 2012
Moron Brothers' Indoor Outhouse
  The self-proclaimed "Moron Brothers" have it made—and we agree. They lazily drift the Kentucky River, fish, hunt, sleep an...
Freshwater Freak With 5-Foot Girth
October 17, 2012
Freshwater Freak With 5-Foot Girth
  On July 16th, 2012, a visiting couple from the U.K. caught a 12-foot, 4-inch, 1100-pound giant from the Fraser River, British Columbia. Ma...
Giant Muskie Caught From Shore
October 16, 2012
Giant Muskie Caught From Shore
  If you're like us, you do a fair amount of fishing from shore. Transition periods like spring and fall can make piers, docks and levee...
Fish With Iron Maiden, Snell Knot Demystified, Win A Seat With Skeet
October 12, 2012
Fish With Iron Maiden, Snell Knot Demystified, Win A Seat With Skeet
Wow Whether you're making live bait rigs, fishing yarn flies or spawnbags for salmon, or want to increase bass hook-ups when fishing punch baits ...
Hilarious Video: Two Duct Tape Fishing Boats
October 11, 2012
Hilarious Video: Two Duct Tape Fishing Boats
  There's a little do-it-yourselfer in every angler. From customizing cranks, molding jigheads, to pimping out a jon boat, it just comes...
Hilarious Super Bass Man Music Video
October 10, 2012
Hilarious Super Bass Man Music Video
  Seems Canadian anglers have a thing for making fishing music videos. Remember this one? Yep, hard to top. Of course, the Uncut Angling fel...
Get Skunked, Take A Bimbo Fishin'
October 09, 2012
Get Skunked, Take A Bimbo Fishin'
  Fishing guide Ted Peck described the 'Skunk as a "Wooly Worm on steroids" and said it was the best panfish bait he'd dis...
Man Vs Goliath, Topwater Attack, Win Canadian Fishing Trip
October 05, 2012
Man Vs Goliath, Topwater Attack, Win Canadian Fishing Trip
Wow Dad used to say "Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it!" For Illinois angler Jeff Foster that means a serious 10-minute c...
Splash Girls Chase Mini Tarpon
October 04, 2012
Splash Girls Chase Mini Tarpon
  Here's an awesome video cocktail of two things that go great together: overlooked fish species and bikini-clad lady anglers. First,...
Gary Loomis' New Rods
October 03, 2012
Gary Loomis' New Rods
  Over the years the name Gary Loomis has become synonymous with quality and performance. Many consider him the Thomas Edison of rod buildin...
Giant Takes Angler Under Bridge, Fish Survive Wildfires, Fish With Gary Klein
September 28, 2012
Giant Takes Angler Under Bridge, Fish Survive Wildfires, Fish With Gary Klein
Wow Here's what can happen when a fish knows its zip code. Watch as one lucky angler hooks up with a giant on Idaho's Silver Creek and is pul...
New Speed Craw Perfect For Grass ... And More
September 27, 2012
New Speed Craw Perfect For Grass ... And More
  We first caught wind of the Havoc Rocket Craw back in March, when Skeet Reese claimed this new design as his "money" bait. Four ...
Richmond Mill Offers Country's Best Bluegills
September 26, 2012
Richmond Mill Offers Country's Best Bluegills
Located only an hour from Charlotte, North Carolina, Mark Zona calls 120-acre Richmond Mill Lake the "filet mignon" of private lakes. And while the ge...
Pimp My Jon Boat
September 25, 2012
Pimp My Jon Boat
  It's hard to beat the feeling that comes with fixing up a neglected piece of gear. Guess that's why we're always excited to he...
KVD Hooks Cameraman, Fishing Snowboard, NHF Day
September 21, 2012
KVD Hooks Cameraman, Fishing Snowboard, NHF Day
Wow The first thing you hear is an "expletives deleted" bleep—can't really blame the cameraman—taking trebles in the hide h...
Must-See Fall Muskie Mayhem
September 20, 2012
Must-See Fall Muskie Mayhem
  We're just a couple days from the official start of fall, which has muskie minutemen across the country sharpening hooks and pulling o...
World's Biggest Carp: Release The Kraken
September 19, 2012
World's Biggest Carp: Release The Kraken
  By now, most anglers are familiar with the endless gamefish potential of carp. Whether you're in Nebraska, Michigan or Europe, hang ar...
Fishermen Bigger Than Walmart
September 18, 2012
Fishermen Bigger Than Walmart
  Here's an astonishing fact: Fishermen and hunters support more jobs than Walmart's entire employee payroll. Anglers alone spend $4...
Rogue Muskie Attacks Man, A-Rig Blues, Bargain Cave
September 14, 2012
Rogue Muskie Attacks Man, A-Rig Blues, Bargain Cave
Wow While waiting for weigh-in at the recent Kenora Bass International fishing tournament in Ontario, angler Jon Olson unassumingly dangled his feet ...
Best Fishing Kayak Yet?
September 13, 2012
Best Fishing Kayak Yet?
  One of the biggest benefits of fishing from a kayak is the ability to access remote waters where launching a bass boat—heck, any fis...
Incredible Fishing Journey Powered By Cooking Oil
September 12, 2012
Incredible Fishing Journey Powered By Cooking Oil
  Four fishheads convert a pickup truck to run on cooking oil, then take it on an unbelievable fishing journey. The result? This amazing vid...
DIY Heavy Metal Fishing
September 11, 2012
DIY Heavy Metal Fishing
  Some of the most fun we've ever had involves pounding fish skulls with heavy metal. Mostly flat and fairly heavy for their size, jiggi...
Dolphins Chase Torpedo, Bad Bass, Fish With Ike
September 07, 2012
Dolphins Chase Torpedo, Bad Bass, Fish With Ike
Wow Tinkerer/fisherman Mark Peters built his own cool GoPro video camera housing. His beta test captured this surreal clip, which not only includes a...
Great White Shark Caught From Pub Chair
September 06, 2012
Great White Shark Caught From Pub Chair
  So you want to know the best way to catch a Great White? Ask any one of these intrepid Aussie anglers and they'll tell you it invol...
Bass Love Dead Rabbits?
September 05, 2012
Bass Love Dead Rabbits?
  Old school jigs flat out catch fish. Especially in highly pressured waters, everything old is new again. Like marabou and rabbit hair jigs...
Shark Caught From Blimp, Robot Trout and $600K Bass
August 31, 2012
Shark Caught From Blimp, Robot Trout and $600K Bass
Wow As if shark fishing wasn't rock 'n' roll enough, check out this vintage footage of sky-high insanity! Back in the day they would have...
New Low-Light Costas Rock Power Hours
August 30, 2012
New Low-Light Costas Rock Power Hours
Which polarized lenses are the best? To counter the sunlight and reflections of saltwater fishing we like a reflective blue lens. On hardwater some of...
Newest Simms Rainwear Best Yet
August 29, 2012
Newest Simms Rainwear Best Yet
  Of course, hardcore anglers plan ahead and tote quality raingear along on every outing, especially in the fall when cold nasty weather is ...
Punch Bass In The Face ... With Claws
August 28, 2012
Punch Bass In The Face ... With Claws
  More often than not, we motor past the really thick weed growth, shaking our heads, keeping on the lookout for something easier to fish. B...
Hustling Redfish & Vintage Stripers
August 24, 2012
Hustling Redfish & Vintage Stripers
Watch Chasing mammoth redfish in the Gulf is a real hoot, especially when you're sightfishing these monsters. Never done it? Watch this video sho...
Top 10 Alligator Gar
August 23, 2012
Top 10 Alligator Gar
  We're big fans of giant prehistoric freshwater fish like sturgeon, paddlefish, blue cats and flatheads. But these beasts really get...
Trolling Motor Miracle
August 22, 2012
Trolling Motor Miracle
  When it comes to boat control, the latest from Minn Kota may give fishermen the biggest leg up yet. Now you can control your trolling moto...
Get Jerky With KVD, Live Bear Cam, Win New REVO
August 17, 2012
Get Jerky With KVD, Live Bear Cam, Win New REVO
Watch While we're still enjoying summer that doesn't mean we can't fantasize about our favorite fishing of the entire year—fall. An...
Best Bass DVD: Epic Underwater Shots
August 16, 2012
Best Bass DVD: Epic Underwater Shots
  If there's a bass-minded, freshwater version of underwater filmmaking legend Jacques Cousteau, it's videographer Glen Lau. In his ...
Half-Ton Sturgeon Mayhem
August 15, 2012
Half-Ton Sturgeon Mayhem
  Imagine this—you visit a foreign country and book a guided fishing trip. And in the process, catch a fish that rivals the biggest ev...
New Fishing World Record Set
August 14, 2012
New Fishing World Record Set
  To those who know him, Jeff "Kolo" Kolodzinski is a gentleman and a scholar—and a pretty mean stick. As in Olympian calibe...
Bluewater Babes, Michigan Bonefish, Win An Orvis Combo
August 10, 2012
Bluewater Babes, Michigan Bonefish, Win An Orvis Combo
Watch Redfish, bonefish, permit, tarpon—the quarry most anglers think of when they hear "flats fishing." But freshwater sticks are di...
Insane Urban Fishing
August 09, 2012
Insane Urban Fishing
  Although we anglers like to dream of wild, pristine waters, there are tons of fishing opportunities in our own backyards—even in lar...
Robot Bait Destroys Bass
August 08, 2012
Robot Bait Destroys Bass
  Designers of this radically versatile new bass bait say robotic, shape-shifting Transformers were the motivation behind its design. Even t...
How Cheese Curls Ruin Fishing
August 07, 2012
How Cheese Curls Ruin Fishing
Every angler knows that certain chemical odors turn gamefish away faster than a white-tailed buck shies from the scent a hungry grey wolf. Chemical...
Funny Gar Fishing, Bruce Willis Knot, Fish With Zona
August 03, 2012
Funny Gar Fishing, Bruce Willis Knot, Fish With Zona
Win Enter now and you might just find yourself tearing up fat Michigan smallies with Mark Zona this fall, all expenses paid thanks to our friends at ...
Sneak Peek: This Swimbait Is Sick
August 02, 2012
Sneak Peek: This Swimbait Is Sick
  Bass pro Skeet Reese calls his new Havoc swimbait a "Scooby snack for bass." Never heard of the Scoob? That's okay, all y...
With Fishing Boats, Size Matters
August 01, 2012
With Fishing Boats, Size Matters
  According to Red Green, North America's favorite Handyman, the secret to fishing success comes down to image—looking like you kn...
Incredible Skeet Fishing Video
July 31, 2012
Incredible Skeet Fishing Video
  Exhibition shooting has been around since before Annie Oakley joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and it's still alive and well t...
Gorgeous Gaff Girls, More DIY Bait, Win A Yamaha Rhino 700
July 27, 2012
Gorgeous Gaff Girls, More DIY Bait, Win A Yamaha Rhino 700
Win No doubt, off-road SxS vehicles make getting to your favorite fishing or hunting spot a whole lot of fun. If you're like us (and we bet you a...
Video: Noodlin' Tiger Bass?
July 26, 2012
Video: Noodlin' Tiger Bass?
  If you want to see a bunch of hardcore guys who sometimes exhibit more guts than they do common sense handfish giant flathead cats, it'...
Can You Fish 24 Hours Straight?
July 25, 2012
Can You Fish 24 Hours Straight?
  You no doubt live by the philosophy shared by hardcore anglers everywhere: "Life's short, so fish hard!" Well, here's...
Collect Worms The Old Fashioned Way
July 18, 2012
Collect Worms The Old Fashioned Way
  It's tough to beat a fat, juicy garden worm or nightcrawler on your hook when you're trying to catch bluegills, trout, bass, walle...
Real-Life 360 Imaging Screenshots
July 17, 2012
Real-Life 360 Imaging Screenshots
Last week we shared an in-depth look at Lowrance's new HD Gen2 family live from this year's fishing products party (ICAST) in Orlando, Florida...
Oh Calcutta, Hobie Marvel & Balsa Xtreme
July 13, 2012
Oh Calcutta, Hobie Marvel & Balsa Xtreme
Calcutta D It's always exciting to see what Shimano will unleash at the annual ICAST show, and this year one of the stars is its new Calcutta D r...
Berkley's XL and XT Monos Grab Headlines
July 12, 2012
Berkley's XL and XT Monos Grab Headlines
  ICAST is where fishing manufacturers from around the world break the news about what they've been working on for the coming year. So w...
Unbelievable Electronics From ICAST
July 11, 2012
Unbelievable Electronics From ICAST
  Just a few hours ago, at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) in Orlando, Florida, we took this video featur...
Sneak Peek At St. Croix Rods
July 10, 2012
Sneak Peek At St. Croix Rods
  Tonight in Orlando, Florida, fishing gear manufacturers from all over the world will unveil their new rods, reels, lures, electronics and ...
Giant Albino Cat, Hilarious Pranks, Fish With A Pro
July 06, 2012
Giant Albino Cat, Hilarious Pranks, Fish With A Pro
Win Get off the couch and enter the Cabela's MWC Go-Pro Sweepstakes! You could win an all-expenses-paid trip to fish a pro walleye tournament! Co...
Video: Flip 'Em The Bird
July 05, 2012
Video: Flip 'Em The Bird
  Spend enough time on the water and sooner or later you'll witness a bass destroy a finch, red-winged blackbird or some other hapless a...
Bass Helpless Against Zombie Attack
July 03, 2012
Bass Helpless Against Zombie Attack
What better way to celebrate Independence Day than to launch an all-out Zombie attack. Okay—anything to do with zombies is pretty hot right now....
Fishing Ecstasy, Party With Berkley, Shark Eats Giant Squid
June 29, 2012
Fishing Ecstasy, Party With Berkley, Shark Eats Giant Squid
Win To celebrate 75 years in the tackle-making business Berkley just announced its Historically Huge Giveaway. They'll be giving away gr...
Don't Watch If You Have A Weak Heart
June 28, 2012
Don't Watch If You Have A Weak Heart
  We're big fans of BIG fish, especially toothy freshwater critters like those featured in this trailer from mu...
A Fisherman's Music Video
June 27, 2012
A Fisherman's Music Video
  If you've never viewed one of Aaron Wiebe's "Uncut Angling" videos, you're missing out. This guy is a hero in...
A Wetsuit For Fishermen
June 26, 2012
A Wetsuit For Fishermen
  It's a fact: Sometimes the best fishing occurs in the nastiest weather—cold, rain, wind, even sleet. A lot of...
Insane Topwater Tuna, World-Record Snakehead, Fish The MWC
June 22, 2012
Insane Topwater Tuna, World-Record Snakehead, Fish The MWC
Win Heads up! Time's running out to win a spot to fish in the Cabela's MWC tournament, Aug. 24-26, on Michigan's famous St. Marys River!...
One-Of-A-Kind Tackle Box
June 21, 2012
One-Of-A-Kind Tackle Box
  Alabama rigs, A-rigs, whatever you like to call them, castable umbrellas are about the hottest thing to hit b...
First Look At The New Revo Reels
June 20, 2012
First Look At The New Revo Reels
  Abu Garcia's Revo baitcasters have been a sensation since they first hit tackle shop shelves, but that didn't...
Rare Lures Now Available In U.S.
June 19, 2012
Rare Lures Now Available In U.S.
  Bentley's "underground" Jack Custom Baits are now officially available in the U.S. ...
Beautiful Girl & Big Fish, Best Electronics Mounts, Last Chance Trophies
June 15, 2012
Beautiful Girl & Big Fish, Best Electronics Mounts, Last Chance Trophies
Win There are only two weeks left to enter the Quebec Ultimate Destination sweepstakes where you could win an all-expenses-paid trip for...
Classiest Panfish Rods
June 14, 2012
Classiest Panfish Rods
  Some of our fondest memories revolve around fishing with dad—bluebird skies, warm summer breezes and dropping...
3 Gorgeous Reels For Dad
June 12, 2012
3 Gorgeous Reels For Dad
Back In Black You'd think this thing had an ammunition chamber with how good it feels in your hand. Like a fine handgun, you should prob...
Video: Vampire Jungle Fish, Carp Hotdogs, WIN $36,000 Whaler
June 08, 2012
Video: Vampire Jungle Fish, Carp Hotdogs, WIN $36,000 Whaler
Win Boston Whaler boats are favorites with the inshore and big-lake crowd—guys who want no-fail construction, practical styling and perf...
Ultimate Live Bait Transporter
June 07, 2012
Ultimate Live Bait Transporter
  Nothing attracts gamefish like a fresh, live minnow. Trouble is; the little buggers tend to die off in a bait...
Outdoor Gear Giveaway
June 06, 2012
Outdoor Gear Giveaway
  Yeah, we do the 'Dew—on-the-rocks, neat, anyway we can get it. Sure, it's a refreshing beverage, but we think...
This Paddletail Swings!
June 05, 2012
This Paddletail Swings!
  Paddletail swimbaits catch fish—no question! They look like fleeing baitfish, and that rhythmic thump from th...
Video: State Record Fail, Celebrate Fishing, WIN A Great Trip
June 01, 2012
Video: State Record Fail, Celebrate Fishing, WIN A Great Trip
Win June 8, the deadline to enter the exciting "A Day On The Bay" sweepstakes is fast approaching. The folks at Zippo are offering a smo...
Best Cabela's Rod Series Yet!
May 31, 2012
Best Cabela's Rod Series Yet!
  We were disappointed when we learned the Cabela's XLMTi rod lineup was going away. One of our editors claims...
National Fishing & Boating Week June 2-10
May 30, 2012
National Fishing & Boating Week June 2-10
  What better way to celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, coming up June 2-10, than to take someone fis...
Video: Best Fishing Bikini Babes, $2 Million Fish, Monster Bull Shark
May 25, 2012
Video: Best Fishing Bikini Babes, $2 Million Fish, Monster Bull Shark
Win Up to the challenge? Then check out Cabela's Wanna Go Fishing For Millions? contest! In a nutshell, they've released a bunch of tagg...
Show Your Personal Team Colors
May 24, 2012
Show Your Personal Team Colors
  Ever wondered where Skeet, Kevin, Alton and a whole slew of other top guns on the competitive fishing circuit...
Video: Latest In A-Rigs, Bass Tell-All, Win A Million
May 18, 2012
Video: Latest In A-Rigs, Bass Tell-All, Win A Million
Win Don't forget that Mustad is putting up $1,400,000 in the 2012 Hook A Million State & World Record Contest! Be one of the first t...
Tattoo Style Fishing T-Shirts
May 17, 2012
Tattoo Style Fishing T-Shirts
  The classic designs on these awesome fishing t-shirts remind us of the best old-school sailor tatts your gran...
The Most Powerful Fishing Tool
May 16, 2012
The Most Powerful Fishing Tool
  Even with a 20-foot boat, 225-horsepower outboard, graphite rods, imaging sonar and all the rest, the most po...
Full-Meal-Deal For Bass
May 15, 2012
Full-Meal-Deal For Bass
  Largemouth bass, especially BIG largemouth bass, are a lot like your brother-in-law when you're hitting the d...
Today's Hot Bite, Mega Snappers, Be A Winner!
May 11, 2012
Today's Hot Bite, Mega Snappers, Be A Winner!
Win No contests this week, but we do want you to be a Winner over the weekend, so here's a little reminder. Be sure to remember all the ...
Zombie Rats Slay Bass
May 10, 2012
Zombie Rats Slay Bass
  Toledo Bend-based tournament angler David Truax started a trend when he used a white pa...
Video: How To Back Up A Boat Trailer
May 09, 2012
Video: How To Back Up A Boat Trailer
  Spend a couple of hours at a busy boat launch on a Saturday morning, and you'll see a h...
New Chug'n Spook Best Yet
May 08, 2012
New Chug'n Spook Best Yet
Since the Heddon Zara Spook first hit the water in 1939, no walking bait has equaled its legendary status. Until now, perhaps. If you haven't seen ...
Video: Crazy Alberto, Monster Cat, Win Berkley Gear!
May 04, 2012
Video: Crazy Alberto, Monster Cat, Win Berkley Gear!
Win North American Fisherman-TV's "Win What's Working" promotion, offers anglers a chance to win tackle featured on the show. This week,...
NEW 2013 Frog Colors...Now
May 03, 2012
NEW 2013 Frog Colors...Now
  If there's a way to fish bass that's more fun than working a frog, we haven't found it!...
Bleeder Chains Improve Baits
May 02, 2012
Bleeder Chains Improve Baits
A bleeding baitfish is the equivalent of aquatic fast food. It means wounded, dying or dead, and an easy, no-hassle meal for gamefish. As a former...
Common-Sense Fishing App Works
May 01, 2012
Common-Sense Fishing App Works
What's the one thing you learned from Phoebe Cates back in the 80s? No, we're not talking about rockin' a red bikini. It's that you never—ever&m...
Video: Insane Permit Fishing, Weird Water Footwear, Fish With ZIPPO
April 27, 2012
Video: Insane Permit Fishing, Weird Water Footwear, Fish With ZIPPO
Win The fine folks at Zippo are offering a smokin' prize package worth $2,500 that includes airfare for two, ...
150 Hair Jig Color Combos
April 26, 2012
150 Hair Jig Color Combos
Any serious bass, panfish or walleye stick around Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, can tell you all you want to know about Tim "Hutch" Hutchison and how ...
How To Start A Fire On The Water...Free
April 25, 2012
How To Start A Fire On The Water...Free
Had enough of scams, slams and flim flams? We hear you. So, check out this awesome fishing adventure giveaway from a name w...
Frog Boat Perfect For Small Waters
April 24, 2012
Frog Boat Perfect For Small Waters
  Small, out-of-the-way waters can be angling gems, especially if you can get a fishing k...
World's Best Fish Fryer?
April 20, 2012
World's Best Fish Fryer?
Broiled, baked, grilled, sautéed. When it comes to preparing a fish dish, it's all good. But when it comes to absolute finger-lickin', lip-smac...
Win Our Favorite German Blades
April 19, 2012
Win Our Favorite German Blades
To most people, Mercedes Benz, with its iconic three-pointed star logo, is the definition of "German craftsmanship." But those who appreciate an exqui...
Ripped Crank Caller Talks To Bass
April 18, 2012
Ripped Crank Caller Talks To Bass
Like most crank callers, this one's ripped, loud and will wake you up! But the only heavy breathing you'll hear on the line will be yours...when you b...
Sh*t Fishermen Say
April 17, 2012
Sh*t Fishermen Say
Following the lead of a series of viral videos that are not only extremely funny, but very accurate, it was only a matter of time before someone like ...
Video: Sexiest Fish Ever, Merle Haggard's Bass Pond, WIN A Million
April 13, 2012
Video: Sexiest Fish Ever, Merle Haggard's Bass Pond, WIN A Million
Win Mustad is putting up $1,400,000 in the 2012 Hook A Million State & World Record Contest. Get this: The f...
Video: Hunting Sharks On Fly Gear
April 12, 2012
Video: Hunting Sharks On Fly Gear
We first saw the full-length version of this video during the 2011 AEG Media Fly Fishing Film Tour. While it featured more than a dozen fantastic fish...
Map Every Detail Of  YOUR Favorite Lakes
April 11, 2012
Map Every Detail Of YOUR Favorite Lakes
During the Cold War, high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft like the U2 (and later the SR-71) captured every detail of the Soviet landscape ... gave us...
Sexy Dawg Walks On Water
April 10, 2012
Sexy Dawg Walks On Water
The pegboards at your local baitshop are stacked with topwaters, but how many of them were designed by KVD? Until now, none of 'em! Guess that...
Video: Four Bass Pros Bully  Jonboat Anglers
April 05, 2012
Video: Four Bass Pros Bully Jonboat Anglers
When BASS Elite pro anglers Terry Scroggins, Gerald Swindle, Kota Kiriyama and Brent Chapman see two locals hauling in big bass, they forget fishing e...
Video: Loose Lips Sink Ships?  Guide Tells All
April 04, 2012
Video: Loose Lips Sink Ships? Guide Tells All
Ever tapped a guide for free info? At best, you'll get a vague response like "they're deep" or a shake of the head. In the world of guiding—...
6 New Ultra-Realistic Cranks
April 03, 2012
6 New Ultra-Realistic Cranks
Get out your tackle box and make room for six new ultra-realistic must-have cranks. At $6.99 each, you won't have to brown-bag it the entire workw...
Video: KVD's Double Sexy Shad Guitar, Barracuda On Ultra-Lights, Win Tony Lama Fishing Trip
March 30, 2012
Video: KVD's Double Sexy Shad Guitar, Barracuda On Ultra-Lights, Win Tony Lama Fishing Trip
Win When it comes to roach stompers, Tony Lama boots are some of the finest kicks on the planet. So, knowing ...
Video: Right Way To Spool Your Reels
March 29, 2012
Video: Right Way To Spool Your Reels
After poorly-tied knots, the number-one cause of lost fish, and f-bombs randomly flying about the boat, is old fishing line. Our recommendation. Chang...
Video: MONSTER Muskie Rescue
March 28, 2012
Video: MONSTER Muskie Rescue
As an apex predator, muskies tend to eat some pretty big stuff, including bulky in-line spinners and spinnerbaits, super-size cranks, or even a fat fr...
The Johnny Cash Of Bass Fishing
March 27, 2012
The Johnny Cash Of Bass Fishing
Without a doubt, Johnny Cash was one of the great performers to ever stomp the terra. And we've heard that fishing was among the Man In Black's favori...
Half-Mil Reward, Monster Snakehead, Germans Land Goliath
March 23, 2012
Half-Mil Reward, Monster Snakehead, Germans Land Goliath
Win Daiichi is putting up $1,000,000 in its 2012 World Record Rewards Contest. Get this: The first two angler...
New 360 Imaging = Superman X-Ray Vision
March 22, 2012
New 360 Imaging = Superman X-Ray Vision
Recently declassified, Humminbird's 360 Imaging technology is now the biggest buzz in fishing. With it, anglers get a full 360-degree view of f...
Ultimate Tricked-Out Fishing Canoe
March 21, 2012
Ultimate Tricked-Out Fishing Canoe
Small, inaccessible waters can mean less pressure but more—and sometimes bigger—fish. Problem is, launching a boat can be impossible ...
Video: Half-Ton Tuna,  Underwater Hummer, WIN
March 16, 2012
Video: Half-Ton Tuna, Underwater Hummer, WIN
Win On this week's show, "North American Fisherman-TV" host Steve Pennaz proves that today's softbaits go hea...
Roadkill For Panfish?
March 15, 2012
Roadkill For Panfish?
In the March 2012 issue of North American Fisherman author Dan Johnson recommends baits he calls "filet mignon for panfish"—offerings that excel...
WIN WHAT WORKS: Latest NAF-TV Giveaway!
March 14, 2012
WIN WHAT WORKS: Latest NAF-TV Giveaway!
Used to be we all knew deep down that nothing held a candle to live bait. Then PowerBait and Gulp! hit the scene and everything changed. Good t...
Video: Top TV Fishing  Theme Songs Of All Time?
March 13, 2012
Video: Top TV Fishing Theme Songs Of All Time?
Pop Quiz: Dust off the cobwebs and sing as many fishing TV show theme songs as you can. Now match them with the correct fishing TV personality! ...
Giant Worm Throw-Down!
March 09, 2012
Giant Worm Throw-Down!
Big & Smelly At a whopping 12 inches in length, this worm makes just about any fish you catch look small in p...
Fat Bass Will Eat 'Em
March 08, 2012
Fat Bass Will Eat 'Em
Crayfish, crawfish, crawdads, mudbugs, or just plain craws ... whatever you call them, fat bass will eat 'em. And there's probably no better time to g...
What The Hellgrammite?
March 07, 2012
What The Hellgrammite?
It typically takes a pitcher or two at the local watering hole before a serious smallmouth stick admits that hellgrammites—the larvae of the dob...
Video: Man Hooks Boar, Topwater Chaos, Win Quebec Trip
March 02, 2012
Video: Man Hooks Boar, Topwater Chaos, Win Quebec Trip
Win Here's your shot to fish with "North American Fisherman TV" host Steve Pennaz in an unspoiled angling pa...
VIDEO: Cheapest Fishing Guide In The World!
March 01, 2012
VIDEO: Cheapest Fishing Guide In The World!
Unlike a lot of fishing guides, this one doesn't charge $400 a day. In fact, this fishing guide helps anglers like you and me for dirt cheap ... as ...
Win The Ultimate Fishing Adventure For Two
February 29, 2012
Win The Ultimate Fishing Adventure For Two
Ever find yourself daydreaming about escaping the rat-race and visiting an angler's paradise where lakes and rivers teem with large, unpressured fish?...
Video: GIANT Pike, Surf Fishing Babes, WIN
February 24, 2012
Video: GIANT Pike, Surf Fishing Babes, WIN
Wow One of the benefits of surf fishing during the warm months is the gorgeous "scenery" ... like catching a...
Best-Looking, Most-Coveted Cranks Revealed
February 23, 2012
Best-Looking, Most-Coveted Cranks Revealed
Sexy Catches Fish! Not only does sex sell, it also catches fish. Case in point: Peepers's WEC E1 Crankbaits ...
WIN A $350 Abu Revo MGX Baitcaster!
February 22, 2012
WIN A $350 Abu Revo MGX Baitcaster!
  Floating in mid-air, as if by magic, it was hard not to notice Abu Garcia's new Revo MG...
Vigilantes Fight Invasives
February 21, 2012
Vigilantes Fight Invasives
We've watched this jaw-dropping video at least a dozen times. And like a well-made Hollywood thriller, it revealed some new twist every time we click...
Video: Hottie Works Double Fluke Rig, GIANT Smallie, WIN
February 17, 2012
Video: Hottie Works Double Fluke Rig, GIANT Smallie, WIN
Wow We'll admit it, we're suckers for girls who love to fish ... like the hottie in this video. Watch as she ...
Florida's Finest Female Fishing Guide
February 16, 2012
Florida's Finest Female Fishing Guide
Looking for a real rush? Try fishing with someone who many say is Florida's finest female fishing guide, Capt. Lacey Rush. Capt. Rush isn't just anot...
Five Bass On One Cast ... Win An Alabama Rig
February 15, 2012
Five Bass On One Cast ... Win An Alabama Rig
We can't guarantee you'll catch five bass on one cast the way Ken Golub recently did on Conesus Lake, New York, but the North American Fishing Club i...
Video: Flesh-Eating Catfish!
February 14, 2012
Video: Flesh-Eating Catfish!
Forget about fishing on the other side of the world—U.S. soldiers Drew Altizer and Clint Lauver are fishing on a whole different planet for all...
Angler Fights Off Kayakers,  Wolf Hunting With Blades, WIN
February 10, 2012
Angler Fights Off Kayakers, Wolf Hunting With Blades, WIN
Wow Tournament bass anglers aren't the only ones who have to put up with pleasure boaters cramping their best...
Giant Worm Throw-Down!
February 09, 2012
Giant Worm Throw-Down!
Big & Smelly At a whopping 12 inches in length, this worm makes just about any fish you catch look small in p...
Fat Bass Will Eat 'Em
February 08, 2012
Fat Bass Will Eat 'Em
Crayfish, crawfish, crawdads, mudbugs, or just plain craws ... whatever you call them, fat bass will eat 'em. And there's probably no better time to g...
Insane Video: Shark Vs Marlin  Footage You've Never Seen
February 07, 2012
Insane Video: Shark Vs Marlin Footage You've Never Seen
The man who watched the vicious shark attack from the boat pretty much says it all: "Holy crap, there's a huge shark there!" As for the fisherman in t...
The Eel Whisperer, Insane Vertical Jigging Bite, WIN Tackle
February 03, 2012
The Eel Whisperer, Insane Vertical Jigging Bite, WIN Tackle
Watch It appears that the girl in this video is some kind of eel whisperer, with the skill—and the right gooey food—to seduce hordes of ...
UV Weapons Slay Fish
February 02, 2012
UV Weapons Slay Fish
Severe storms are dark, dreary and dreadful, generally speaking, but the new Ultra-Violet Bright Storm lures are anything but (unless you're a fish, i...
Spinning Reels Vs Baitcasters
February 01, 2012
Spinning Reels Vs Baitcasters
Spinning reels vs baitcasters ... Depending on where you live in the country, fishermen may prefer one over the other. For years, baitcasters w...
VIDEO: Evil Fishing Prank, Trophy  Caught From Cliff, WIN
January 27, 2012
VIDEO: Evil Fishing Prank, Trophy Caught From Cliff, WIN
Watch We've seen lots of fishing pranks over the years, but this one takes the cake for being just plain sini...
Our New Favorite Bait Container
January 26, 2012
Our New Favorite Bait Container
It's not often that a bait container comes along that really impresses us. Fact is, there's nothing worse than spending a lot of time (or money) o...
PK Lures Giveaway
January 25, 2012
PK Lures Giveaway
Fishing pros, outdoors writers, and guides have known for some time that tackle genius Pat O'Grady's unique bait designs catch a lot of fish. But on...
Video: 3 Awesome Muskie Clips
January 24, 2012
Video: 3 Awesome Muskie Clips
Check out this awesome footage of world-class muskies getting ready for romance ... Watch as a 50-plus-inch female and smaller male cruise the shallow...
Swimming Chainsaw, Girl  Catches Giant & Win
January 20, 2012
Swimming Chainsaw, Girl Catches Giant & Win
Win Here's your shot to win the same baits that "North American Fisherman-TV" host Steve Pennaz used to boat ...
Cold-Water Fish With A Zipper?
January 19, 2012
Cold-Water Fish With A Zipper?
Lipless crankbaits catch fish ... lots of them. But how often do you include them in your cold-water bass arsenal? We're willing to bet they're pretty...
WIN The Bass Baits Used On NAF-TV!
January 18, 2012
WIN The Bass Baits Used On NAF-TV!
"North American Fisherman TV" host Steve Pennaz heads north with George Liddle to fish post-spawn smallies on legendary Lake Mille Lacs—during w...
Video: Drain Your Favorite Lake, Find Fish
January 17, 2012
Video: Drain Your Favorite Lake, Find Fish
Ever wished you could drain the lake and see exactly what the bottom looks like? Yep, us too. Don't get us wrong, side- and down-imaging fish ...
Man Overboard, Meat Helmet Sculpin & Win
January 13, 2012
Man Overboard, Meat Helmet Sculpin & Win
Win Win the baits that worked on this week's North American Fisherman TV Show: green-pumpkin and junebug Berkley Power Worms and Heavywe...
The $416 Swimbait
January 12, 2012
The $416 Swimbait
What's the most you've ever paid for a bait? The consensus here is $30 maybe $40. Still, even the most expensive big-fish baits in our tackle b...
WIN The Bass Baits Used On NAF-TV!
January 11, 2012
WIN The Bass Baits Used On NAF-TV!
Can Facebook actually help you put fish in the boat? It sure can. So can Berkley baits and line. That's what "North American Fisherman" host Steve...
Video: Kevin Short's Winter Faves Fit In One Hand
January 10, 2012
Video: Kevin Short's Winter Faves Fit In One Hand
You can fit all the baits you need for winter bassin' in the palm of one hand. North American Fishing Club's "Web Guy Greg" Huff recently got a loo...
Redneck Girl Likes Bass,  Man Vs Giant & WIN
January 06, 2012
Redneck Girl Likes Bass, Man Vs Giant & WIN
Watch Self-proclaimed redneck Heather is the real deal. She has a pet chicken named "Gumbo" and talks smack t...
3 Hush-Hush Baits That Slay Bass
January 05, 2012
3 Hush-Hush Baits That Slay Bass
Tiny Paca Craw Don't be fooled by this bait's size. Its giant flapping claws displace a lot of water. Perfec...
RC Fishing Madness
January 04, 2012
RC Fishing Madness
We're not exactly sure what to think of this fishing technology. We just know that in some places it's not even legal. Where it is, though, it's a sho...
Double Down For Big Bass
January 03, 2012
Double Down For Big Bass
Fact: The water temp right now is about as cold as it's going to get all year. And for bass fishermen, that can mean some tough fishing. Biologica...
Video: Our Favorite Female Angler Of 2011
December 30, 2011
Video: Our Favorite Female Angler Of 2011
The multi-talented fishing guide and founder of Fly Gal Ventures has forgotten more about salmon and steelhead fishing than most so-called "experts" w...
Top Big Fish Videos Of 2011
December 29, 2011
Top Big Fish Videos Of 2011
Earlier this year NAFC was the first to interview ace-stick Tim Geni, the Saskatchewan-based lure rep and tournament angler who iced this monster worl...
Video: Funniest Fishing Video Of 2011
December 28, 2011
Video: Funniest Fishing Video Of 2011
You guys rated this video the funniest of 2011. And when you consider all the funny stuff we sent your way this past year, it came as a bit of a sur...
WIN $300 Of Road Runners!
December 27, 2011
WIN $300 Of Road Runners!
Whether you call 'em white perch, sac-au-lait, specks, calico bass, or papermouths, one things for certain: crappies are loads of fun to catch! And wh...
Globetrotters Fish, KVD & Bill Dance Bloopers, WIN
December 23, 2011
Globetrotters Fish, KVD & Bill Dance Bloopers, WIN
Watch What do you get when you put KVD, Bill Dance, Stacey King and a rooster together on a camera? A whole l...
Top Secret Soft Plastic
December 22, 2011
Top Secret Soft Plastic
Chances are, you've got tons of soft plastics ... but we're willing to bet you haven't fished these. Long story short: We were looking for new ways t...
Facebook Now Another  Tool in the Tacklebox
December 21, 2011
Facebook Now Another Tool in the Tacklebox
Can Facebook help you catch more fish? That's the challenge North American Fisherman TV Host Steve Pennaz extended to NAFC Social Media Editor Greg...
WIN A $290 Mustang Survival  Self-Inflating PFD!
December 20, 2011
WIN A $290 Mustang Survival Self-Inflating PFD!
They say the best life jacket is the one you'll wear. And although we've come a long way from bulky orange life jackets, most PFDs remain too restri...
Bass Triple Header, Insane Fall  Topwater & FREE Costa Shades
December 16, 2011
Bass Triple Header, Insane Fall Topwater & FREE Costa Shades
Win How'd you like the opportunity to pick out your own pair of FREE Costa Del Mar sunglasses? Here's your s...
WIN Your Own Costa Fishing Shades
December 15, 2011
WIN Your Own Costa Fishing Shades
Ask just about any fishing pro or guide worth his salt, and he'll tell you he owns a pair of Costa Del Mar sunglasses. Maybe two. And with so many s...
Biggest Eskimo Tarpon Ever Caught On Video!
December 14, 2011
Biggest Eskimo Tarpon Ever Caught On Video!
The locals call them "sheefish," "Connies," "nelma," and "Eskimo tarpon." Although most commonly referred to as inconnu (French for "unknown" or "stra...
So, Who Do YOU Think Can Fish?
December 13, 2011
So, Who Do YOU Think Can Fish?
If you have even a passing familiarity with reality TV, you're familiar with the premise — an ambitious cadre of hopefuls shows off their talent...
Sexy Fishing Prank, FREE Bass Cat, Fishing Flick
December 09, 2011
Sexy Fishing Prank, FREE Bass Cat, Fishing Flick
Win Here's a contest you don't want to miss. Simply fill out an online form—no purchase required—...
Mossy Oak Wants You To Fish  & Hunt In Style
December 08, 2011
Mossy Oak Wants You To Fish & Hunt In Style
Ever heard of Mossy Oak? Yeah, they're kind of a big deal when it comes to camouflage. But there's much more to Mossy than killer camo patterns. They'...
Video: Bass Secret Your  Friends Don't Know
December 07, 2011
Video: Bass Secret Your Friends Don't Know
Chances are, you know how and when to fish topwaters. But let us clue you in on a topwater secret we bet your buddies don't know. SoCal bass pr...
Fisherman's Christmas List
December 06, 2011
Fisherman's Christmas List
T-minus 19 days until Christmas! And that means not much time left to let Santa (or your wife, girlfriend, kids, parents, or friends) know what you wa...
Freak Octopus, 85-Year-Old Catches Giant, WIN Tackle Kit
December 02, 2011
Freak Octopus, 85-Year-Old Catches Giant, WIN Tackle Kit
Watch While we've seen tons of big fish caught from small watercraft, this is the first video we've ever seen...
Mutant Rifle/Fishing Rod Combo
December 01, 2011
Mutant Rifle/Fishing Rod Combo
Whether you're into survivalist or utility gear—or simply appreciate unique, made-in-the-good-old-USA hunting and fishing equipment, you must ch...
Big Bass Arcade: WIN With WiiWare FISHING!
November 30, 2011
Big Bass Arcade: WIN With WiiWare FISHING!
You gotta admit, while nothing beats time on the water, fishing video games can be a fun substitute when you can't get out. The latest fishing game...
Cold-Water Bass Tackle Kit Giveaway
November 29, 2011
Cold-Water Bass Tackle Kit Giveaway
There's no denying cold-water season is here. And while many fishermen have retired their bass gear to concentrate on fishing other species or sho...
Eels, An Eagle and World-Record  Walleye Trip
November 25, 2011
Eels, An Eagle and World-Record Walleye Trip
Watch Kayak fisherman Kevin Whitley loves getting slimed by giant stripers and the live eels he uses to catch t...
WIN Rapala Sportsman's Combo
November 23, 2011
WIN Rapala Sportsman's Combo
Fish without a quality pliers and you may end up walking your buddy through this trick. Here's the solution. Enter to win a Rapala Sportsman's Com...
Watch Colossal Boat Drop, Win Camera, More Giant 'Gills
November 18, 2011
Watch Colossal Boat Drop, Win Camera, More Giant 'Gills
Watch No doubt about it, boat-building technology has come a long way in recent decades. Watch as this SeaHunte...
Fish For Thanksgiving?
November 17, 2011
Fish For Thanksgiving?
According to numerous historians, we've got Thanksgiving all wrong. For starters, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce, and the classic turkey have little...
WIN A MarCum Ultimate Underwater Viewing System
November 16, 2011
WIN A MarCum Ultimate Underwater Viewing System
We know how difficult it can be to locate "spot-on-the-spot" structure and the fish that stack up in these areas. We'll bet there have been times when...
Video: When Bluegills  Attack & Whiskey Shots
November 11, 2011
Video: When Bluegills Attack & Whiskey Shots
Watch Many fishermen claim North Carolina's Richmond Mills is the finest trophy bluegill lake in the country. J...
Three Sexy Must-Have Reels
November 10, 2011
Three Sexy Must-Have Reels
Smooth Performer Pinnacle's Performa XT is a great spinning reel for under 100 bucks. Perfect for finesse appli...
Watch No-Fail Way To Debone Pike Fillets
November 09, 2011
Watch No-Fail Way To Debone Pike Fillets
A lot of folks thumb their nose at the thought of eating northern pike, claiming they taste "fishy" or "muddy." With nicknames like "hammer handle" an...
Insane Video: Hand-Feeding Monster Fish
November 04, 2011
Insane Video: Hand-Feeding Monster Fish
Watch You've gotta see this video to believe it! "Tunas everywhere! Tunas everywhere!" yells one fisherman as g...
North American Fisherman FREE On iPad
November 03, 2011
North American Fisherman FREE On iPad
In keeping with its reputation for staying ahead of the curve, and responding to its readers' demands, North American Fisherman is now offering a FREE...
Video: Can You Eat Tijuana Trout?
November 02, 2011
Video: Can You Eat Tijuana Trout?
They live in the Los Angeles River. They get big ... really big ... and the locals call them "Tijuana Trout." Not sure what we're talking about? H...
WIN a $400 Cabela's  Dry-Plus Tourney Trail Rainsuit
November 01, 2011
WIN a $400 Cabela's Dry-Plus Tourney Trail Rainsuit
The temperature drops, the wind picks up, wet stuff falls from the sky ... and the fish go berserk! It's one of fishing's many ironies—the w...
Redneck Fishing Cannon +  23 Fishing Hotties
October 28, 2011
Redneck Fishing Cannon + 23 Fishing Hotties
Watch Want to know what you can cobble together with 20 bucks of PVC, glue, propellant and a Coleman lantern ig...
QUIZ: Scariest Baits Of All Time
October 27, 2011
QUIZ: Scariest Baits Of All Time
Dropping water temps and the abundance of young-of-the-year forage in late fall typically mean one thing ... gamefish feeding frenzies that rival the ...
Watch Emergency Bass Surgery
October 26, 2011
Watch Emergency Bass Surgery
  You've caught your share of bass. And chances are you're a pretty mean stick when it ...
WIN $350 Ultimate Fall Fishing Kit!
October 25, 2011
WIN $350 Ultimate Fall Fishing Kit!
When it comes to fall bass fishing, tons of lures work: cranks, spinnerbaits, soft plastics, swimbaits, topwater, etc. The only rule is there are no ...
Funny Video: Man Fights  Grizzly For Salmon
October 21, 2011
Funny Video: Man Fights Grizzly For Salmon
Wow Some guys will go to any length to take home a trophy fish—like this raving kook! Talk about a candidate for the Darwin Awards ... An...
Fishing Pliers Shoot-Out
October 20, 2011
Fishing Pliers Shoot-Out
How many times have you hooked a toothy fish and had to extract a treble-studded lure from a tangled mess of line and netting? Plenty, we'll bet. C...
Video: Our Top 10 Fishing TV Commercials
October 19, 2011
Video: Our Top 10 Fishing TV Commercials
TV commercials are a huge pain-in-the-butt, especially during the big game or an edge-of-your-seat thriller. But, when it comes to the ads that run du...
Win A Premium Lowrance  Endura Sierra GPS
October 18, 2011
Win A Premium Lowrance Endura Sierra GPS
Whether you're fishing from a bass boat, kayak, canoe or even from shore, nothing beats knowing exactly where you are. Not only does this knowledge ai...
Crazy Video: Fishermen Catch Deer
October 14, 2011
Crazy Video: Fishermen Catch Deer
Wow We've all heard of the occasional animal caught while fishing: seagulls, owls, beavers, even alligators, bu...
Odd Looking Crank Catches Bass
October 13, 2011
Odd Looking Crank Catches Bass
Even the quickest glance at Sebile's newest crankbait makes it obvious something's missing—like the gang of razor-sharp treble hooks that typica...
Football, Fishing & Free Stuff!
October 12, 2011
Football, Fishing & Free Stuff!
What's better than fall fishing? Fall fishing while listening to college football on the radio! That must be why the Evercast Horizon Baitcasting ...
Brutal Video: Killer Inhales Tarpon
October 07, 2011
Brutal Video: Killer Inhales Tarpon
Wow Tarpon fishing genius Captain Jamie Goodwin knows sharks. So when he barks orders, it's best to do as he says—like in this brutal cli...
Gila Monster Slays Bass
October 06, 2011
Gila Monster Slays Bass

This bait rests head-down, tail-up, giving it that egg-robber posture that drives big fish nuts!

Video: The Giant Bass Of Fall
October 05, 2011
Video: The Giant Bass Of Fall

Fall istheseason for big fish—in this case, giant bass—and lots of 'em. Want proof?

WIN Wicked-Awesome Simms Waders
October 04, 2011
WIN Wicked-Awesome Simms Waders

Whether you want to get in a few casts before or after work, or fish spots inaccessible by boat or kayak, you'll be good to go with these waders.

Wow Video: Man Fishes 60 Feet Down Without Air
September 30, 2011
Wow Video: Man Fishes 60 Feet Down Without Air

This guy takes fishing to a real extreme, holding his breath up to five minutes underwater at depths of 60 feet and more.  

Funny Fishing Video: Mumbles At The Classic
September 28, 2011
Funny Fishing Video: Mumbles At The Classic

Absolutely hilarious! Check out Ed Bassmaster's alter ego "Mumbles" ...

Win Kick-Butt Halogen Landing Net
September 26, 2011
Win Kick-Butt Halogen Landing Net
  We've all been there ... You hook a massive fish, play it for what seems like hours, a...
Video: Jellyfish In A Blender
September 23, 2011
Video: Jellyfish In A Blender
Wow Like something out of a classic '50s sci-fi flick, the northern coasts of Japan are being invaded by giant jellyfish ... Frustrated f...
Video: New Drop-Shot Secret
September 22, 2011
Video: New Drop-Shot Secret
Holy crap! Sorry for the expression, but truth be told that's a toned-down version of what most anglers said when they first saw VMC's brand new SpinS...
Video: Monster Catfish Smashes Rod
September 21, 2011
Video: Monster Catfish Smashes Rod
  The guys at Team Catfish know a thing or two about monster cats, and here's video ev...
Video: The Best Bait You'll Ever Eat
September 20, 2011
Video: The Best Bait You'll Ever Eat
If you're eating live bait, you've probably just lost some kind of sadistic first-fish bet, or (let's be honest) you're a six-pack deep back at camp a...
The Reel To End All Reels?
September 19, 2011
The Reel To End All Reels?
Are YOU a master angler? Then build the master reel. Lots of sites claim to let you "build your own," and then offer you about three meager levels of ...
Video: Largest Walleye Ever Caught On Film?
September 16, 2011
Video: Largest Walleye Ever Caught On Film?
Wow Summer may be coming to a close but cheer up! Fall is trophy walleye time! Toads like this fish—possibly the biggest walleye ever cau...
Fishing Stuff You've Never Seen
September 15, 2011
Fishing Stuff You've Never Seen
  The right belt buckle does a lot more than simply keep your pants up—it lets folks k...
Video: "Oh Dude, That's A Fatty!"
September 14, 2011
Video: "Oh Dude, That's A Fatty!"
  Fishing with Fred & Ed is ... well, different than anything else you've ever see...
Video: $1,500 Redneck Giveaway
September 13, 2011
Video: $1,500 Redneck Giveaway
  Right now, many of us are preparing for deer hunting. And we know how much work it ca...
Photo: World's Messiest Tackle Box?
September 12, 2011
Photo: World's Messiest Tackle Box?
  If your tackle box looks like this, you owe it to yourself to register to WIN one of...
Video: Fisherman Jumps From Boat, Rides Shark
September 09, 2011
Video: Fisherman Jumps From Boat, Rides Shark
Watch Shark fisherman Eric Jacobs recently pulled a stunt that drew national media attention. But what the public didn't know is that bas...
Top Secret Lake Maps Giveaway
September 08, 2011
Top Secret Lake Maps Giveaway
  Sometimes there's only one difference between fishermen who catch fish and those who...
Video: Eat This Fish And Die
September 07, 2011
Video: Eat This Fish And Die
  Most fishermen do their best to remove bones and avoid wasting meat when filleting f...
Win A UTV! | $16,000 Prize Package
September 06, 2011
Win A UTV! | $16,000 Prize Package
  Imagine being able to navigate wicked terrain and fish difficult-to-reach waters ......
Fishing Swimsuit Calendar: Behind-The-Scenes Video
September 02, 2011
Fishing Swimsuit Calendar: Behind-The-Scenes Video
Wow If you listen to the doom merchants, we're headed toward some great cataclysm in 2012. Why? It's the end of the Mayan calendar, of co...
Rockstar Provokes Violent Fish Attacks!
September 01, 2011
Rockstar Provokes Violent Fish Attacks!
  Toronto-based lure designer Clive Mathias doesn't mince words about what kind of fisherman he had in mind with...
Prank Video: Idiot At Bass Pro Shops
August 31, 2011
Prank Video: Idiot At Bass Pro Shops
  Warning: What you're about to see may make you incredibly nervous. Viewer discretion is advised. ...
Addicted To Bass(aholic) Babes
August 30, 2011
Addicted To Bass(aholic) Babes
  Do you think about fishing 24/7? Have you ever missed a day of work to fish? Have you ever sat in a baitshop p...
Beer, Batter And Balls
August 29, 2011
Beer, Batter And Balls
Batter If you're like us, you've tried every fish batter known to man ... but you haven't tried these ... Created by a group of diehard f...
Video: Great Whites & A Hooter On Topwater
August 26, 2011
Video: Great Whites & A Hooter On Topwater
Watch We're certainly no strangers to airborne fish, having fought everything from acrobatic bucketmouths to giant gravity-defying tarpon...
69 Ways To Lunkerville
August 25, 2011
69 Ways To Lunkerville
  Fishermen and hunters are the original conservationists. And unlike the politically correct tree-huggers who'v...
Video: If John Wayne Were A Fisherman ...
August 24, 2011
Video: If John Wayne Were A Fisherman ...
  If John Wayne were a fisherman, this would've been his honey hole. The desert oasis draws anglers with its rug...
Video: Don't Hook Her ... Grabbar
August 23, 2011
Video: Don't Hook Her ... Grabbar
  If you're like us, you're constantly on the lookout for a better way to keep your favorite lures organized and...
Video: Explosive Topwater Tip
August 22, 2011
Video: Explosive Topwater Tip
  Like a good action-packed Hollywood thriller, frog fishing is all about suspense. You can never be quite sure ...
Video: No Bikinis, Just Bass
August 19, 2011
Video: No Bikinis, Just Bass
Watch If you're old enough to remember when you could get both Jitterbugs and Hula Poppers in the classic red-winged blackbird pattern, y...
Video: Catch Fish On Bed Bugs
August 18, 2011
Video: Catch Fish On Bed Bugs
  Different cultures believe different things about the peacock—some say it symbolizes eternal life; others clai...
Video: Freak Lake Filled With Trophies
August 17, 2011
Video: Freak Lake Filled With Trophies
  A 7-acre lake filled with 130-pound fish? Well, that's what's available in Thailand. Check out this insane vid...
Top Five Funniest Fishing T-Shirts
August 16, 2011
Top Five Funniest Fishing T-Shirts
Fishermen usually have a good sense of humor, which is why we know you'll get a chuckle over these funny fishing T-shirts. Here are the top five from ...
Video: Lizard Eats Bass For Breakfast
August 15, 2011
Video: Lizard Eats Bass For Breakfast
Meet renegade bait designer Larry The Lizard, a guy who came out of nowhere and made a name for himself almost overnight with his innovations to the p...
Must-See World-Record Bass Nightmare
August 12, 2011
Must-See World-Record Bass Nightmare
Wow Caught in Long Island Sound on a live eel, angler Greg Myerson knew his striper was big, just not potentially world-record big. The f...
Photos: World Record Bass Website
August 11, 2011
Photos: World Record Bass Website
What do you want to do: Look at record-breaking bass, or go catch 'em yourself? Either way, you'll dig WorldRecordBass.com. The site is loaded with ey...
So You Think You Can Fish?
August 10, 2011
So You Think You Can Fish?
  STAR in a fishing video! WIN $899 Prize Pack! So, You Think You Can Fish? Here's your chance to be a fishing s...
Video: Fastest Way To Fish
August 09, 2011
Video: Fastest Way To Fish
  You don't typically associate sumo wrestlers with speed—or with fishing, for that matter—but you just might af...
Video: Catch Fish On Pulled Pork
August 08, 2011
Video: Catch Fish On Pulled Pork
Minnows and worms die in the late-summer heat, and leeches just plain suck. Live bait sure does catch fish, though, you say. And you're right. So what...
Wow: Man Swims With 17-Foot Croc
August 05, 2011
Wow: Man Swims With 17-Foot Croc
Watch Little brothers and sisters can be cruel, no ifs, ands, or buts about it. And big sisters are such easy prey—especially a big siste...
Video: Will A Half-Ton Truck Crush This Reel?
August 04, 2011
Video: Will A Half-Ton Truck Crush This Reel?
  A couple weeks ago, we broke the story on the crazy-light Revo MGX. Well, guess what? It’s got company in the ...
Video: Funny Fat Boy Catches Fish
August 03, 2011
Video: Funny Fat Boy Catches Fish
  You know from a recent Fishin' Informer that there are a lot of custom luremakers out there who'll paint just ...
A Six-Inch Whale That Catches Fish
August 02, 2011
A Six-Inch Whale That Catches Fish
  Soft swimbaits are obviously everywhere in bassin' these days. We've seen 'em all, and a lot of 'em look and a...
Fish Stink ... You Don't Have To
August 01, 2011
Fish Stink ... You Don't Have To
We'll bet dollars for donuts that your wife or girlfriend isn't too keen on the smell of dead fish. And it's not that fishermen don't wash their hands...
Video: Hot Bikini Model Fishing
July 29, 2011
Video: Hot Bikini Model Fishing
Watch Chaos ensues when this 186-pound Florida Keys swordfish comes over the gunwale and takes the gaffer in with him. But it's all in a ...
Portable, Jet-Propelled Fishing Boat
July 28, 2011
Portable, Jet-Propelled Fishing Boat
Okay, so we're all hip to the benefits of kayak fishing. For starters, you can get to places guys simply can't reach with big boats. But, if you're in...
Sick Video: Bass—The Movie
July 27, 2011
Sick Video: Bass—The Movie
The problem with full-length fishing films is that they're typically created by and for fluff-chuckers... No offense, we love fly fishing—but we're ti...
F-Bombs ... And How To Avoid 'Em
July 26, 2011
F-Bombs ... And How To Avoid 'Em
  Don't like the taste of soap? No problem. We know a better way clean up your language. Rid yourself of the sit...
Win Bass Pro VIP Trip, See Foxworthy Free
July 25, 2011
Win Bass Pro VIP Trip, See Foxworthy Free
Here's the deal: Enter today and you and a friend could get the VIP treatment from Bass Pro Shops while kickin' it in Nashville for three days, August...
Hot Fishing Babes
July 22, 2011
Hot Fishing Babes
Win Don't miss your chance to round up five of your friends or family and experience some of Lake Michigan's world class trout and salmon...
Iaconelli's NEW Reel Weighs Mere Ounces
July 21, 2011
Iaconelli's NEW Reel Weighs Mere Ounces
Abu Garcia is launching what's looking to be the best Revo yet—the MGX. It's early in the game, but after fishing pre-release samples, we can tell you...
Video: Cook Fish In Dishwasher
July 20, 2011
Video: Cook Fish In Dishwasher
  You've gotta love off-the-wall recipes. Remember when you first learned how to cook a chicken on the grill wit...
Video: Crazy Outboard Has GPS
July 19, 2011
Video: Crazy Outboard Has GPS
  "Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door." Well, the same could be said for outbo...
Killer Crank For Deep Down Bass
July 18, 2011
Killer Crank For Deep Down Bass
  In the 1980s many of us drove Camaros and Trans Ams and sported moustaches (to be like Burt Reynolds). We had ...
Video: 18-Pound Plus Bass Devours Trout
July 15, 2011
Video: 18-Pound Plus Bass Devours Trout
Win To commemorate our country's upcoming 40th National Hunting and Fishing Day, Saturday, September 24, 2011, Yamaha is giving one lucky...
Fisherman Saves Finger
July 14, 2011
Fisherman Saves Finger
  The dude in this video didn't just save his finger, he saved your finger. If watching this clip inspires you t...
Get Baits Unavailable In The U.S.
July 01, 2011
Get Baits Unavailable In The U.S.
  Boilies are to carp what Texas-rigged worms are to bass—they're the core baits in the elite carp angler's arse...
Video: World's Largest Lures
June 29, 2011
Video: World's Largest Lures
With serious bass anglers praising the likes of Maverick Lures' 10-inch Donkey Donger, massive swim baits, and giant frogs, we're seeing tons of plus-...
Our Top 3 Frogs
June 28, 2011
Our Top 3 Frogs
  A Live Target This award-winning frog is darn near anatomically correct! Watch Dave...
Smokin' Bug Dope
June 27, 2011
Smokin' Bug Dope
Some old timers say fish don't really start biting until the mosquitoes hatch. Whether or not this is true, there's no argument that flying pests are ...
Video: Fish Vasectomy
June 24, 2011
Video: Fish Vasectomy
  Watch What's the best way to prevent the spread of invasive Asian carp? Electric barriers? Poison...
Top Beers For Fishermen
June 23, 2011
Top Beers For Fishermen
We can all agree that a fish fry washed down by a cold beer is a great way to finish a day on the water. But kind of like the big-fish story ol' Uncle...
Catch Giant Bass On Donkey Donger
June 22, 2011
Catch Giant Bass On Donkey Donger
  Wouldn't it be cool to watch a huge largemouth bass devour a 10-inch snake? Well, cast a Donkey Donger and han...
Must-Have Baitcasting Rods For All Pockets
June 20, 2011
Must-Have Baitcasting Rods For All Pockets
Fishing a great crank, spinnerbait or jig with a run-of-the-mill rod is like dousing a perfectly grilled T-bone with ketchup. It's just not right! Kic...
Angler Fires On Tackle With Shotgun!
June 17, 2011
Angler Fires On Tackle With Shotgun!
  Watch First, a disclaimer: This video may get you so excited that you volunteer your credit card ...
Photos: 150 New Fish Species
June 16, 2011
Photos: 150 New Fish Species
Peterson guides are the supreme authority when it comes to identifying fish, mammals, birds, insects and just about any other living thing. In particu...
Turn Your Old Lures Into Cash
June 15, 2011
Turn Your Old Lures Into Cash
  Remember those yard sale lures you talked your mom into buying for a quarter? Chances are, you forgot 'em with...
Cast A Football Field With This
June 14, 2011
Cast A Football Field With This
In this corner, measuring 2.7-inches and weighing in at 3/16 of an ounce, is the Jackall Soul Shad 68SP. With an intro lik...
Give Dad Bacon ... In A Bottle
June 13, 2011
Give Dad Bacon ... In A Bottle
Dads should be allowed to do as they see fit on Father's Day. That's right, let us fish, watch baseball, eat high-calorie salty foods and wash it all ...
Angler Lands Monster Stingray Nightmare
June 10, 2011
Angler Lands Monster Stingray Nightmare
  Watch At first, rock and surf angler Jacques Du Plooy has no idea what he's hooked. But, it's soo...
Secret Fishin' Gear Fix
June 09, 2011
Secret Fishin' Gear Fix
Ever have your sonar or GPS decide to turn itself on? Or worse yet, turn itself off? Boat-mounted fishing electronics can ...
Video: Giant Bass Clackin'
June 08, 2011
Video: Giant Bass Clackin'
  Come to think of it, "Giant Bass Clackin'" kind of sounds like the bass are doing the clackin'. Maybe today's ...
3 Wicked Bass Bait Combos
June 06, 2011
3 Wicked Bass Bait Combos
"Many anglers miss the boat by seeing jig trailers solely as craws, forgetting about baitfish," says fishing tackle promoter Scott Kinard. Kinard adju...
Win A Boat, Fishing For Skirts, And Freak Sunfish
June 03, 2011
Win A Boat, Fishing For Skirts, And Freak Sunfish
  Wow No doubt about it, this redear sunfish is a freak. Caught by Robert Lawler on Lake Havasu on ...
3 Lethal Leadheads
June 02, 2011
3 Lethal Leadheads
It's safe to say that more fish have been caught on jigs than any other type of artificial lure. Here are three that raise the bar even higher. ...
Video: Crazy Panhandler Fillets Fish In Seconds!
June 01, 2011
Video: Crazy Panhandler Fillets Fish In Seconds!
  The kitchen is off limits to fish cleaning, right? So, it's out into the heat, mosquitoes and black flies. You...
Win An Epic Family Fishing Trip
May 31, 2011
Win An Epic Family Fishing Trip
  You've dreamed of taking the family to one of America's great fishing destinations, but with gas at $4 a gallo...
Angler Gets The Goose
May 27, 2011
Angler Gets The Goose
  Watch Ouch, that's gotta hurt! Watch as pro kayak angler and boat designer Drew Gre...
Funniest Boat Trailer Blooper Ever!
May 26, 2011
Funniest Boat Trailer Blooper Ever!
  Know the difference between a funny boat trailer blooper and a not-so-funny one? A funny blooper happens to so...
Blonde In A Life Jacket
May 25, 2011
Blonde In A Life Jacket
  It's National Boating Safety Week, and the girl in this video is definitely ready. But don't take our word for...
Scary Bass Boat Accident
May 23, 2011
Scary Bass Boat Accident
  First, watch this. Whether you own a boat or use a resort boat a couple times a ye...
Girls Gone Fishin'
May 20, 2011
Girls Gone Fishin'
  Wow These gals know how to party! That is, if by "party" you mean hittin' the local river or rese...
3 Ways To Catch More Fish
May 19, 2011
3 Ways To Catch More Fish
What repels fish more, gasoline or sunscreen? Well, it may come as a surprise, but according to fish biologists, sunscreen is the biggest offender. ...
World's Biggest Carp!
May 18, 2011
World's Biggest Carp!
  Holy carp! That's a big fish! In fact, it's the biggest carp ever caught, according to many authorities, inclu...
Win Al Lindner's Fishing Rig
May 17, 2011
Win Al Lindner's Fishing Rig
Ever wondered what it'd be like to own the best fishin' gear available—to be outfitted like a fishing pro? Well, here's your chance! ...
Secret Fixes Backlash In Seconds!
May 13, 2011
Secret Fixes Backlash In Seconds!
  Watch Despite our best efforts to correctly spool our reels with fresh, quality fishing line, eve...
Fish Off-The-Grid Without Losing Power
May 12, 2011
Fish Off-The-Grid Without Losing Power
Yeah, you talk a big game to your urbanite friends, bragging about how you're drawn to waters off the beaten path and roughing it on backcountry fishi...
America's Most Dangerous Noodlin'
May 11, 2011
America's Most Dangerous Noodlin'
No doubt about it, catfish noodlin' is extreme. Who but pathologically obsessed fishermen would free-dive into murky depths reaching twenty feet and s...
What Good Anglers DON'T Do!
May 10, 2011
What Good Anglers DON'T Do!
  Fishing with old line on your spinning reel or baitcaster is like driving on bald tires—in the rain. And, yes,...
3 Unbeatable Bluegill Baits
May 09, 2011
3 Unbeatable Bluegill Baits
  Throw A Slider Fact: Grub-style softbaits are like sweet potato pie to big bluegills. Of these, C...
Fish With Giant Gonads
May 06, 2011
Fish With Giant Gonads
  Win Hundreds of tagged fish have been released in lakes and reservoirs around the country. Regist...
A Must-Read For Those Who Love To Fish
May 05, 2011
A Must-Read For Those Who Love To Fish
As a fisherman it's easy to feel like your voice gets lost in the big world of politics and economics. Probably because, as one whose very soul is bou...
Free Fishing Funnies For Your PC!
May 04, 2011
Free Fishing Funnies For Your PC!
  Dig deep enough into some fishing-related websites and you'll see that the folks who build and sell the tackle...
Where Bass & Walleyes Are Spawning Now!
May 03, 2011
Where Bass & Walleyes Are Spawning Now!
  In many waters bass and walleyes are protected during the spawning season, but that doesn't mean you should ig...
Give 'Er The Goat, Fish More
May 02, 2011
Give 'Er The Goat, Fish More
  Fishermen face a lot of existential questions: Spinnerbait or crankbait? Texas- or wacky-rigged worm? Submerge...
Win A Boat-Load Of Baits ... And A Boat!
April 29, 2011
Win A Boat-Load Of Baits ... And A Boat!
  Watch No matter the species or technique, PowerBait just works. Well, there's a brand spankin' ne...
Best Fishing Reel Ever Built?
April 28, 2011
Best Fishing Reel Ever Built?
  Even if you didn't actually get to fish one of the classic Mitchell spinning reels, as a kid, chances are that...
Blind Fishing Guide's Boat
April 27, 2011
Blind Fishing Guide's Boat
  Fishing guide Lawrence Euteneier is no stranger to slammin' salmon and trout in Ontario's rivers, swordfish in...
Lock And Chock Your Rig
April 25, 2011
Lock And Chock Your Rig
  Imagine waking up to find your boat gone. Boat, trailer, motors, electronics, rods, reels, tackle—everything o...
Video: Stren Goes Loco, Like Charlie
April 24, 2011
Video: Stren Goes Loco, Like Charlie
Watch Addictive Fishing's Capt. Blair Wiggins goes head-to-head with a jurassic Amberjack while fishin' the wrecks out of Key West with C...
Freak Video: Fly-Tying Robot ... And More!
April 22, 2011
Freak Video: Fly-Tying Robot ... And More!
  Watch When the DaVinci Surgical Robot at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia, is...
3 Super Models, All Suck!
April 21, 2011
3 Super Models, All Suck!
Hands down, the best way to package fish and game is with a quality vacuum sealer. I know we're preachin' to the choir, but how many different sealers...
Flying Fish Make A Tasty Dish
April 20, 2011
Flying Fish Make A Tasty Dish
  Asian carp, those weird-looking silver fish with eye sockets at the bottom of their skulls and a tendency to k...
Knot Wars App Now Available For Droid!
April 19, 2011
Knot Wars App Now Available For Droid!
The Knot Wars app, showing animated tying instructions for 40 of the toughest fishing knots ever conceived, has been downloaded to thousands of iPhone...
Best Fried Fish--Hands Down!
April 18, 2011
Best Fried Fish--Hands Down!
Your wife, doctor and every TV nutritionist on the planet might sing the same song: "You should broil your fish...or bake it...or steam it...blah, bla...
Wolf River Spawning Run
April 15, 2011
Wolf River Spawning Run
Watch Okay, if you're reading this, you're already on a computer or smartphone. And while we realize you're up to your eyeballs in alliga...
Oddball Baits That Catch Catfish
April 14, 2011
Oddball Baits That Catch Catfish
  Besides being things ...
30-Foot Shark vs. Kayak
April 13, 2011
30-Foot Shark vs. Kayak
  It's been over 35 yea...
Live Bait Must-Haves
April 11, 2011
Live Bait Must-Haves
We love throwing cranks, soft plastics, and other artificial baits. And while it seems like we've got the techniques and tackle for just about any sit...
Bunk With Hank, All-Expenses-Paid
April 08, 2011
Bunk With Hank, All-Expenses-Paid
Win Berkley's Big Fish Contest offers anglers a chance to win outstanding tackle prizes—every month! In addition, a selection of monthly ...
Pimp Your Genny For Any Fuel
April 07, 2011
Pimp Your Genny For Any Fuel
As fishermen, we often find ourselves in far away, off-the-grid locations with boat, auto or ATV batteries that need charging. The solution? A portabl...
Win Your Own Québec Adventure!
April 06, 2011
Win Your Own Québec Adventure!
  Every angler with a p...
River Monsters—Untold Stories
April 05, 2011
River Monsters—Untold Stories
"With the rod held high, I launch myself (into the water), pulling with my other arm and kicking with both legs. Immediately I regret my decision."&md...
3 Kick-Butt Tents, 75 Mph Winds
April 04, 2011
3 Kick-Butt Tents, 75 Mph Winds
Sure, you can buy a tent where you get your groceries, but we'll bet it doesn't last a year. Remember Father's Day 2008? Yep, that tent ended up in a ...
April Fool's Fishin' Fun: Truth Or Fiction?
April 01, 2011
April Fool's Fishin' Fun: Truth Or Fiction?
Giant Leech Yep, that's a giant leech on a man's forearm. This particular Amazonian leech is 18 inches long and 4 inches wide, making it ...
3 Killer Fly Combos Under $500
March 31, 2011
3 Killer Fly Combos Under $500
Isn't it about time you retire grandpa's ol' glass fly rod and clunky automatic reel? Honor gramps by putting it on display above the fireplace—and up...
Video: Of Mice and (Trout) Men
March 29, 2011
Video: Of Mice and (Trout) Men
According to New Zealand fly fishermen, it's not uncommon to find brown trout blowing apart at the seams, literally stuffed to the gills with rodents....
Last Waders You'll Ever Buy
March 28, 2011
Last Waders You'll Ever Buy

Wade fishing can get you on a hot bite when nothin' else will. Wanna fish those spots inaccessible by boat, even a kayak?

3 Shocking Trout Picks
March 27, 2011
3 Shocking Trout Picks
High Voltage What's "shocking" about an inline spinner? We've used Mepps and Panther Martins since trout and dinosaurs shared the same wa...
Light So Tough It Must Have Tiger Blood
March 23, 2011
Light So Tough It Must Have Tiger Blood
Every angler's been there. Picking at a bird's nest, tying up a rig or unhooking a fish with the sun below the horizon is a pain. And handheld flashli...
Video: Giant Trout that  Snacks on Muskrats
March 22, 2011
Video: Giant Trout that Snacks on Muskrats
  The locals call 'em ...
Killer Fishin' Mounts
March 21, 2011
Killer Fishin' Mounts
  You stepped up from ...
Host Your Own Fishin' Show
March 21, 2011
Host Your Own Fishin' Show
What angler hasn't dreamed of hosting his own fishing show? Now you can, whether you want to YouTube your angling achievements to the world, or just r...
Win a Truck! | $500,000 Lesson  from Van Dam
March 18, 2011
Win a Truck! | $500,000 Lesson from Van Dam
Win Cabela's is celebrating 50 years in the outdoors biz. As a big thank you to customers they're giving away 50 Chevy pick-ups, 50 firea...
3 Deadly Weapons for a Bass Ninja
March 17, 2011
3 Deadly Weapons for a Bass Ninja
Early-season offers one of the most exciting types of bass fishing of the year—sightfishing! Catching shallow fish that are already on the alert for t...
Video: Idiot Ruins Bass Tournament
March 16, 2011
Video: Idiot Ruins Bass Tournament
Here's the scene: CMT TV celebrity, Kentucky native, outdoorsman, and prankster Tom Mabe launches his boat during a bass tournament somewhere in Kentu...
Where Bass Are Spawning Now
March 15, 2011
Where Bass Are Spawning Now
In some parts of the country anglers fish largemouth bass year-round, but even in southern waters fishermen look forward to the spawn with great antic...
Video: World Record Walleye On Tape
March 11, 2011
Video: World Record Walleye On Tape
New World-Record Ice Walleye Never before seen, we just got word that the video of the new world record walleye was posted at 8 am this morning here!...
3 Boat Battery Must-Haves
March 10, 2011
3 Boat Battery Must-Haves
Are your boat batteries ready to fish? Not sure? Well, if you wait any longer to find out you may find yourself stuck on shore with a motor that won't...
Video: Shore Kite Fishing
March 09, 2011
Video: Shore Kite Fishing
How many times have you wished you could cast farther? Probably even spent a small fortune upgrading reels, rods, line, and other gear to gain a few f...
Video: Monster Striper Action — and more!
March 04, 2011
Video: Monster Striper Action — and more!
Watch The producers of Monster Stripers promise "no scripts" and "nothing staged" — just good friends, some awesome stripers and a video camera. Well...
Prime Time for the King of Spring
March 03, 2011
Prime Time for the King of Spring
Papermouth, white perch, sac-au-lait, whatever it's called where you fish, the crappie is sportfishing's undisputed King of Spring. Millions of angler...
Killer Fishin' Trips: Giant Crappies
March 02, 2011
Killer Fishin' Trips: Giant Crappies
How often do you catch giant crappies? We're talking 2 ½ pounds, 3, and bigger. Spring is almost here. Stockyards of crappies will soon begin stag...
Big Game Bash, Get  Backwoods, Mad Town
February 25, 2011
Big Game Bash, Get Backwoods, Mad Town
Attend Big Game Bash Learn from Northeast saltwater pros! The exclusive two-day event packs a huge punch: in-depth seminars from world-record holders...
Sharks, Alaska & Keys: On-Your-Own
February 24, 2011
Sharks, Alaska & Keys: On-Your-Own
You've had awesome trips with guides, but we know you love the challenge of blazin' your own trail! So, if you've got the itch for a DIY trip this yea...
98-Pound Record From A Kayak
February 23, 2011
98-Pound Record From A Kayak
Kayaks are lightweight, relatively inexpensive and can get anglers into the shallow backwaters other boats can't reach. It's no wonder so many fisherm...
3 Fishin' Trip Must Haves
February 22, 2011
3 Fishin' Trip Must Haves
It's late February and colder than a brass suppository. Everywhere, fishing opportunities are limited. Football's over. You've cleaned your reels, spo...
Weekend Edition: Bass Super Bowl, Wonderful Eelpout, Greatest Show
February 18, 2011
Weekend Edition: Bass Super Bowl, Wonderful Eelpout, Greatest Show
Attend The Bass Super Bowl Now that the other Super Bowl is over, set your sights on the competition that really matters—the 2011 Bassmaster Classic ...
Knot Wars Breaks Top 5 Downloads
February 17, 2011
Knot Wars Breaks Top 5 Downloads
Fishermen across the country have spoken. They love the new Knot Wars app for their iPhones, iPods and iPads. In just two months since it rolled out, ...
Gear For Your Girl
February 16, 2011
Gear For Your Girl
It's easy to tell when a fishing manufacturer aims its new rod, reel or tackle box at the female fisherman. Typically, it's colored pink. Hot pink, pa...
How To Fizz A Fish Successfully
February 15, 2011
How To Fizz A Fish Successfully
The beautiful bass you just took off a 35-foot rockpile is floating belly-up. Now what? You know the problem. Its distended gut tells you the swim bla...
Valentine's Day Comeback
February 14, 2011
Valentine's Day Comeback
It's Valentine's Day, knucklehead! You spent the weekend at the boat show—and you forgot? Okay, we're going to save your butt. Follow this advice and ...
3 Fishin' Trip Must Haves
February 12, 2011
3 Fishin' Trip Must Haves
It's late February and colder than a brass suppository. Everywhere, fishing opportunities are limited. Football's over. You've cleaned your reels, spo...
Watch Fish Flicks, Crash A Boat Party, Win A Bass Cat
February 11, 2011
Watch Fish Flicks, Crash A Boat Party, Win A Bass Cat
Watch Fish Flicks The second best thing to doing is watching. Of course, we're talking about fishing. The Fly Fishing Film Tour, simulcast to cities ...
Back From The Dead: 3 Killer Bass Lures
February 10, 2011
Back From The Dead: 3 Killer Bass Lures
  You find that one bait that's got the perfect action, color, profile, whatever—and what usually happens? It ge...
3 Gorgeous Must-Have Fishing Reels
February 09, 2011
3 Gorgeous Must-Have Fishing Reels
Try a reel from this list of gorgeous must-have reels and you may just abandon your old gear... Sometimes you gotta have the right tool for the job. ...
Rocket Science = More Fish
February 08, 2011
Rocket Science = More Fish
The guys with pocket protectors seem pretty darned convinced that rocket science is gonna put more fish in your boat. While working overtime in the Sp...
Gonzo Fishing Videos, Nut Cup Required
February 07, 2011
Gonzo Fishing Videos, Nut Cup Required
  Warning! What you are about to see is the work of professionals trained in hand-to-hand combat with goliath gr...
One Angler's Fight Against Idiocy
February 03, 2011
One Angler's Fight Against Idiocy
  Fishermen are typically an agreeable lot. And that's the problem. It takes a lot to get their blood boiling. F...
Every Fisherman Deserves A Throne
February 02, 2011
Every Fisherman Deserves A Throne
If a fisherman's castle is his cabin on the lake, what's his throne? Well, here's a chair that deserves consideration ... along with a couple tackle s...
Most Disturbing Fishing Tip
February 01, 2011
Most Disturbing Fishing Tip
  We're fairly sure you've watched at least one video clip where an angler explains how to pop a buried fish hoo...
Our Testers Loved This Tackle Box
January 31, 2011
Our Testers Loved This Tackle Box
  You want to downsize your presentation, but when you pluck that smaller jig or spinnerbait out of the box, thr...
Win A Boat, Make 5 Grand, Nominate A Hero
January 28, 2011
Win A Boat, Make 5 Grand, Nominate A Hero
  Win A Boat No matter where you live chances are you're toughing out the most miserable winter in ...
Pink Handfish: Incredibly Ugly And Rare
January 27, 2011
Pink Handfish: Incredibly Ugly And Rare
This isn't a joke. The only thing uglier than an illustration of a pink handfish is the fish itself. This creature lives off the island of Tasmania's ...
Fresh, Hot, Tasty Tacos
January 26, 2011
Fresh, Hot, Tasty Tacos
  Of all the fish that anglers keep for the table, it's a good bet that 90% of them wind up dredged in cracker c...
Killer Sourdough Bread
January 25, 2011
Killer Sourdough Bread
Fry it, bake it, broil it—whatever you do with your catch at the end of the day, it'll always taste better if it shares your plate with a thick, warm ...
You're A Redneck Fisherman If ...
January 24, 2011
You're A Redneck Fisherman If ...
  If, after reading this email, you think the Bayou Fryer is the best invention in modern times, we've got news ...
Weekend Edition: Win A Truck, Watch  The Interview & Join The Battle
January 21, 2011
Weekend Edition: Win A Truck, Watch The Interview & Join The Battle
Win A Truck Cabela's has been outfitting anglers and other outdoor diehards for 50 years, and to celebrate this milestone, they're giving...
Supermodel or Fishing Guide?
January 20, 2011
Supermodel or Fishing Guide?
April Vokey might be a fishing guide, but she sure knows how to strike a pose—as do the rest of her female fishing partners at FlyGal. In fact, everyt...
Extreme Fish, Extreme Destinations
January 19, 2011
Extreme Fish, Extreme Destinations
  Odds are you've never seen a golden dorado in its own backyard. You can change that, though, if you have the u...
Vicious Topwater Attacks
January 18, 2011
Vicious Topwater Attacks
  What angler's heart doesn't start pounding at the sight of an amped-up predator fish mauling a surface lure? D...
Fish With A Crappie Legend!
January 17, 2011
Fish With A Crappie Legend!
Diehard crappie heads know all about Tennessee angler Ronnie Capps. He and partner Steve Coleman have won countless big-time crappie tournaments acros...
Weekend Edition: Prepare Your Gear, Plan A Trip & Enjoy The Action
January 14, 2011
Weekend Edition: Prepare Your Gear, Plan A Trip & Enjoy The Action
Mid January and prime fishing time is a ways off. Instead of moping, invest a few hours in preparing for future trips. ...
Tackle Testers Rated This Reel 9.6
January 13, 2011
Tackle Testers Rated This Reel 9.6
When we got our first look at Abu Garcia's C500ALBi series spinning reels, we knew we liked them. They felt solid, with a good multi-disc drag, and ju...
A Place Record Fish Call Home
January 12, 2011
A Place Record Fish Call Home
  You just caught a huge fish; a monster that made your heart thump and your biceps burn. What's next? After the...
Wisconsin's Bizarre Ghost Fish
January 11, 2011
Wisconsin's Bizarre Ghost Fish
Among the incredible catches recorded in 2010, few were as rare as Wisconsin's Ghost Fish, a 51-inch muskie that grabbed the spotlight in the "St. Pau...
Record Breakers And Other Monsters
January 10, 2011
Record Breakers And Other Monsters
While a massive oil spill, the Tea Party and 33 tough copper miners in Chile might all well serve as a giant bookmark for the year 2010, anglers made ...
Weekend Edition: Year-End Deals & Catch A Boat
January 07, 2011
Weekend Edition: Year-End Deals & Catch A Boat
See A Show A Boat Show, that is. The annual cavalcade of outdoor recreation events is just beginning, and what better place to start off ...
3 Top Fishing Boat Picks
January 06, 2011
3 Top Fishing Boat Picks
Each of these fishing rigs will do specific jobs for a particular type of angler. What's the common thread? We like 'em because they offer the feature...
Angler Grapples 300 Pounder In The Pads
January 05, 2011
Angler Grapples 300 Pounder In The Pads
  It's hard to beat a clever fishing commercial, like this one for Rapala's Trigger X softbaits. The company cla...
Try This Interactive Boat Selector
January 04, 2011
Try This Interactive Boat Selector
  Okay, the decision to get a fishing boat has been made. Surprise! They get tougher after that. What type do I ...
Get The Best Deal Of The Year
January 03, 2011
Get The Best Deal Of The Year
All the excitement and good cheer the holiday season brings might be waning, but anglers still have something thrilling to look forward to—Boat Show ...
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