by Bob Jensen  | The weather in my part of the world has been cool the past few days.  Some people are predicting an early autumn.  I’m not hoping for summer to depart soon, but we take what they send when it comes to weather.  If you like to fish, the fall months can provide […]

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by Bob Jensen  | As the summer starts to wind down and fall gets closer, anglers should start thinking about some fall fishing strategies.  Fishing opportunities for a wide variety of fish are outstanding in the fall across the Midwest. In many areas of the Midwest, crappies are abundant.  Crappies are fun to catch and […]

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by Bob Jensen  | From now until the water gets hard again, if you want to be more successful in your fishing, there is one very basic thing to keep in mind:  You’ve got to be fishing where your quarries’ food is.  Actually, as soon as the spawn was over finding what the fish wanted […]

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by Bob Jensen  | If you go fishing, our goal is to have a good time, and catching some fish greatly increases our odds of having a good time.  Yes, it’s fun to be outside with friends or family and enjoying wildlife and being around the water, but when you go fishing, you really want […]

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by Bob Jensen  | A new fishing season is underway.  Some anglers commit themselves to trying new baits and techniques every new season. Fishing can be like the weather in mid-summer:  Both can be very hot.  To take part in this potentially fast action, you’ll need to do things a little differently than you would […]

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by Bob Jensen  |   Fish are cold-blooded creatures.  Water temperatures have an effect on their way of doing things.  When the water is cold, the fish prefer a slow moving bait.  Their metabolism is slower in cold water, so they don’t move as fast. When water temperatures warm up like they do in the […]

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The RBR Ranch in South Texas, between San Antonio and Corpus Christi, features managed whitetails, turkeys, wild hog and more. A favorite hangout of The American Outdoorsman.

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by Bob Jensen  | When anglers go fishing, they want to catch some fish. In fact, they want to catch lots of fish. While you’re probably not going to always catch lots of fish, there are some things that anglers can do to increase their odds of getting bit. Finding the biters is a big […]

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