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  • Proper use of electronic charts

    DATE:April 18th, 2018
    Proper use of electronic charts   Boaters are a passionate bunch, whether they are sailors, cruisers or anglers. Along with the ultimate enjoyment of the seas and lakes, comes a responsibility to the safety of passengers and fellow boaters. Murphy proved long ago that accidents can and will inevitably happen, and while unfortunate, often provide an opportunity for the boating community to take an introspective look at the tools we rely on while navigating. No single tool replaces the...
  • Mar/Apr Edition Of ODU Is Out

    DATE:April 16th, 2018
    "The Next Edition of ODU Magazine is Out. This March/April edition has coverage on bass, crappie and walleye fishing articles, the Bassmaster Classic, frog fishing with Snag Proof, turkey hunting articles and a host of entertaining story’s to catch your eye. Enjoy! Link to this edition is >>> https://www.odumagazine.com/Magazines/ODUMarApr2018/"...
  • Tube Tricks For Spring Panfish By Chip Leer

    DATE:April 11th, 2018
    Inside The WildSide - Seasonal Solutions Tube Tricks For Spring Panfish By Chip Leer Panfish anglers across the country look forward to the annual spring fling, when schools of hungry sunfish and crappies invade fast-warming shallows to feed. Simple tactics catch fish, which helps explain why many anglers dangle Aberdeen hooks or tiny jigs tipped with live bait below a small float or casting bubble. Bobbering can be effective once you...
  • The April issue of CrappieNow Digital Magazine is filled with river fishing tactics, spawning tips and fly fishing for crappie. Get in on the spring action.

    DATE:April 3rd, 2018
    View this email online The April issue of CrappieNow Digital Magazine is filled with river fishing tactics, spawning tips and fly fishing for crappie. Get in on the spring action. Opening CastWhile I travel across our beautiful country, and to our neighbors in Canada, the one common denominator among people is our love for the outdoors. No matter background, heritage, income… Advanced Seasonal Structure: Life On the RiverBy Tim Huffman Crappie are no strangers to rivers and creek...
  • Crappie NOW – FREE Digital Magazine – March 2018

    DATE:March 3rd, 2018
      View this email online March is a key time for prime crappie action in the south heartland states and ice-out in the north. The March issue of CrappieNow Digital Magazine gives tips, tactics and fun ways to catch fish during this special time. Opening CastDad was a pyro. He loved to spend several weeks each year mixing camping, crappie fishing and enjoying a fire. Fishing, camping and fires; one without the others wasn’t satisfying.… Advanced Seasonal Structure…LedgesStory...
  • Swim Your Way To Midwinter Ice Fishing Success

    DATE:February 13th, 2018
    Whether you’re chasing walleyes, perch, crappies, or pike, a properly presented swimming jig can help you catch more fish as the hardwater season progresses into the midwinter doldrums. Thanks to their ability to swim horizontally, such lures—also called swim jigs or swimbaits—allow you to reach out and trigger more fish than strictly vertical presentations. This makes them perfect for extending the action of peak feeding periods around sunrise and sunset, as well as searching for scattered...
  • High-Low Winter Trout Master the ups and downs for more ‘bows and browns

    DATE:January 19th, 2018
    High-Low Winter Trout Master the ups and downs for more 'bows and browns   Fluctuating water levels can throw winter trout anglers a curve on lakes across the Ice Belt. But they don't have to keep you from putting fish on the ice. Armed with the right approach, you can still enjoy banner catches whether your favorite lake is high, low or somewhere in between. "Rainbows and brown trout are shoreline-related fish from first ice to the early midwinter...
  • ODU Magazine’s December Winter Fishing Edition

    DATE:December 31st, 2017
    ODU Magazine's December Winter Fishing Edition This magazine splits open water fishing, ice fishing and hunting almost equally between 25 articles. Including: Freshwater to saltwater fishing. Ice lures to use and what to target. Flounder and tautog. How to target open water winter fish. A wonderful story from a new writer named Jofie Lamprecht, about his hunting companion Gideon. Have you ever hunted javelina? This digital magazine will entertain and teach without a...
  • January is ice fishing month in the north and bundle up time in the south. Read how experts fish both conditions in this issue of CrappieNow Magazine, January 2018.

    DATE:December 26th, 2017
    View this email online January is ice fishing month in the north and bundle up time in the south. Read how experts fish both conditions in this issue of CrappieNow Magazine, January 2018. Opening CastThe college national football championship, Super Bowl, and sports shows makes this a great time of year, at least for football fans and crappie fishermen. A lot of other things… Advanced Seasonal Structure: Bends & Ledges  By Tim Huffman   Winter fishing water that’s not...
  • Tennessee’s Winter Crappie Fishing with Chris Duraji

    DATE:December 26th, 2017
    Tennessee’s Winter Crappie Fishing with Chris Duraji Story & photos by John E. Phillips   Cold weather can be a nightmare for crappiers to fish. However, if you're like me, you have to fish when you have a chance. You can’t change the fishing conditions. I recently fished with Chris Duraji of Lebanon, Tenn., a 42-year crappie veteran, who told me, “The crappie in Center Hill and Dale Hollow reservoirs can be caught all year long. The water is deep and clear.” The month...