John Tilsby is in Indiana at Buck and Birds Outfitters. Tilsby gets best of both worlds as he gets to harvest his first ever whitetail during a muzzle loader hunt, and after that gets to go pheasant hunting.
by Bob Jensen | Ice-fishing is in high gear wherever people go ice-fishing. Ice-fishing can be a wonderful social event that anglers of all skill levels and ages can take part in. I recently got to watch a dad introduce his young son to ice-fishing with outstanding results. The best time of the ice-fishing […]
by Bob Jensen | Ice anglers and open water anglers are always looking for a new trick that will help them catch more fish. They’re looking for that magic bait, or bait color, or method of retrieving, or whatever that will help them get more fish to bite. In reality, there is no one […]
by Bob Jensen | In some states in walleye country, the walleye ice-fishing season is winding down. Some places protect walleyes as they enter the time of the year when they’re preparing to spawn. In the areas where catching and keeping walleyes is permitted though, we are entering a time of year when walleye fishing […]
by Bob Jensen | Boy oh boy what an ice-fishing season it’s been across the Midwest, and it’s not done yet: There is still lots of time to go fishing and lots of fish are still out there waiting to be caught. This is the time of year though, when it pays to be […]
by Bob Jensen | Things change. That’s true in life, and it’s true in fishing. This past open water season and recently while ice-fishing I realized some changes that I found to be interesting. Following are some of those changes. Consider Clear Lake in north central Iowa: When I was learning to fish many years […]
by Bob Jensen | For the most part, ice-fishing came to an early end this year. That means that open water fishing will have an early start: In fact, throughout the Midwest, some anglers are already enjoying open water fishing. They’re on rivers, and they’re fishing for walleyes. Walleyes will eat a bait year ‘round. […]