by Bob Jensen  | There were snow-flurries in the air this past week, and air temperatures have been in the lower to mid 30’s.  There’s been too much wind for ice to form, but there’s no doubt that another ice-fishing season is getting closer.  And with another La Nina weather pattern in the works, we […]

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by Bob Jensen  | As we get farther into the autumn period, the weather gets a little cooler.  It’s generally not bitterly cold this time of year, and in fact the weather can be beautiful.  That’s what makes fishing such a good thing this time of year. However, there are some days when it does […]

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by Bob Jensen  |   I went fishing to one of my all-time favorite places recently, Lake Kabetogama in the Voyageur’s National Park in northern Minnesota.  I’ve been to Kab many times in the past fifteen years.  I go there for several reasons, but mostly because it’s a world class fishery for a variety of […]

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by Bob Jensen  |   Most anglers are pretty open-minded when it comes to fishing.  Some have their favorite species of fish and they concentrate on that specie. Other anglers, in fact most anglers, just want to have something pulling back on the end of their line.  They would rather catch a bunch of bass […]

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by Bob Jensen  |   Autumn is quickly approaching, and in many areas, the water clears up in the fall.  This is due to several things within the ecosystem, but the reality is, autumn waters can be clearer, and that will affect how we the fish react.  And how the fish react should have an […]

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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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