Have you ever been fishing and catchin’em really good off one spot, then the action slowed a little bit, then it pretty much shut off? You figure you probably caught them all, so you move to another spot. Next time that happens, before you move, try switching your lure presentation. If you do, you’ll probably […]

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by Bob Jensen I think my open water fishing trips for 2015 are over. As I was storing some of my open water equipment recently I got to thinking: This last season of fishing was pretty darn good! Then I got to thinking more: The past few fishing seasons have been pretty good! In fact, […]

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by Bob Jensen There’s been a skim of ice on the small ponds lately in the northern part of the region where people go ice-fishing.  That skim is gone by late morning, but it’s a reminder that ice-fishing is getting closer every day.  Although the more we learn about ice-fishing the more we realize that […]

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by Bob Jensen The other day while I was preparing some of my open water fishing gear for storage I did what I usually do while I’m performing that task: I think back on the year of open water fishing that has just passed. Thinking back always brings fond memories, and it also reminds me […]

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by Bob Jensen   It’s not here, but it’s near. Ice-fishing that is. It’s November. Many hunting seasons are in full swing. Those are an ice-anglers reminders that it’s time to start thinking about ice-fishing.  Depending on Mother Nature, we could be ice-fishing in just a couple of weeks in the northern states. Now is […]

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by Bob Jensen   In some areas of the fishing world, we’re in the cold weather period. That means that when we go out in the morning, there’s probably some frost on the windshield of our tow vehicle and on the boat seats. The dock will probably be slippery also. In other parts of the […]

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by Bob Jensen   In some areas of North America, anglers have the good fortune to be able to open water fish year ’round. In other parts of North America, anglers have the good fortune to have the opportunity to go ice-fishing for several months out of the year.  If you live in an area […]

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