ocean fishing

How To Protect Fisheries For 100 Years: A Collaborative Effort Between Scientists And Anglers

This past year, we launched the Mystery Tackle Box Fishing Sustainability Scholarship, an essay competition to hear the ideas of young anglers looking to keep our favorite sport alive for generations to come. The contest challenged students to write an essay with their ideas on how to protect fisheries throughout the next 100 years. Students seeking a degree in Natural Resource …

winter bass

The 4 Best Places To Find Winter Bass

Finding deep holes adjacent to shallower water is the key to pinpointing large concentrations of bass during winter. Winter bass use these drop-offs to move up into the shallows to feed on sunny days; when inclement wintry weather hits, the fish leave the shallows and suspend out over the deep holes. Here’s a look at four of the best places …

Possible New World Record Spotted Bass Caught At Bullard’s Bar

Another day, another possible world record spotted bass caught at Bullard’s Bar. This reservoir is quickly becoming a legend as it produces world record spotted bass after world record spotted bass. The weights keep rising and the anglers keep flocking. This time, it was professional angler Cody Meyer. Repost via @codymeyerangler with a MONSTER spotted bass that could be the …

fishing games

The 9 Best Fishing Games Of All Time

Fishing is, obviously, best enjoyed outdoors. Video games are, obviously, best enjoyed indoors. So how can the two overlap? When it comes to fishing games, there are some good, some bad, and some very ugly. The best fishing games are virtual reality style. Those are most present on apps and systems like the Nintendo Wii, where you can actually use …

bass vegetation

How To Catch Bass In Submerged Vegetation

To use an old analogy, largemouth bass and submerged vegetation go together like peas and carrots. No matter where you live, if there is some kind of vegetation present, you can bet old Mr. Green Lips will be hanging around. Submergent vegetation provides bass a sense of security, and an easily available supply of forage species in the form of …

sturgeon record

Idaho Sturgeon Record Broken With 117 Inch Monster

The Idaho White Sturgeon catch and release record is the latest to fall in this 2016 that has seen tons of records fall. There has been a record catfish in Florida over 90 lbs, a largemouth record shattered in Washington, and even an offshore reecord broken by a 9 year old girl in Maryland! Now, add sturgeon in Idaho to the …

catfish in rivers

How To Find And Catch Catfish In Rivers

Catfish make for an interesting target when fishing rivers and streams. These whiskered fish tend to migrate into deep holes during the fall and winter months. They can be found moving upstream or back downstream to their holding lies for the summer months. Catfish not only have good eyesight, but they have an incredible sense of smell they use to …