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  • WHY DOES MY CAR BATTERY KEEP DYING?

    DATE:July 19th, 2017
    Tips & Support Posted: May 04, 2017 WHY DOES MY CAR BATTERY KEEP DYING? As is often the case, one of the conversations we had with a customer on Facebook has led to a new blog topic for us. This time, we're answering the question he had- Why does my car battery keep dying? It's a common question, although there can be multiple answers. In the case of this customer, we asked what type of application the battery was being used in and he responded by posting a photo of a meticulously-detailed...
  • It’s Time for Walleyes on the Wisconsin River

    DATE:July 11th, 2017
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  • Yamaha Pro Hamilton Comfortable Competing in Aluminum Boat

    DATE:July 7th, 2017
    Yamaha Pro Hamilton Comfortable Competing in Aluminum Boat YOUNG ROOKIE ANGLER USING XPRESS® X-21 IN BASSMASTER® ELITE SERIES Yamaha Pro Hamilton Comfortable Competing in Aluminum Boat Young Rookie Angler Using Xpress® X-21 In Bassmaster® Elite Series Skylar Hamilton has been bass fishing since he was six years old, primarily on rivers and lakes in southwestern Virginia and east Tennessee, and nearly always in an aluminum boat. He’s only 22 now, but last year when the young Yamaha...
  • Catching Panfish in Warm Weather

    DATE:July 4th, 2017
                                  Catching Panfish in Warm Weather   This time of the summer when the thermometer and water temperatures are 80 degrees or more and most lakes are covered with weeds and algae. Where does an angler go to catch some fish? Here is a good way to beat the summer blues or slow-down and catch some tasty panfish in southern Wisconsin and most Midwestern lakes. Early in the fishing season it’s relatively easy to catch fish and particularly panfish in...
  • Travel Plans Find and catch fish fast on new waters

    DATE:June 29th, 2017
      Travel Plans Find and catch fish fast on new waters Finding and catching fish on an unfamiliar body of water can be a challenge, but with the right mindset and strategies, it can also produce great fishing. "Whether you're after lake trout, walleyes, bass or bluegills, the most important thing is not getting stuck in a rut and expecting fish in the new lake to behave exactly like those in your home waters," says veteran trout and salmon guide Bernie...
  • Bobbering Prespawn Crappies

    DATE:June 7th, 2017
    Bobbering Prespawn Crappies Spring is prime time to catch crappies. Warming water temperatures draw schools of slabs close to shore to feed and spawn, offering savvy anglers a chance to catch some of the year's best fishing. But success is far from a slam-dunk. "Early season crappies are some of my favorite fish to go after," says veteran fishing guide and tournament champion Scott Glorvigen. "Catching them can be fairly easy, too, provided you put together a plan that makes...
  • How to find your fishing spots with your Aqua-Vu

    DATE:June 4th, 2017
    How to find your fishing spots with your Aqua-Vu I use sonar to find fish every time I go out but sometimes the fish can hide. Two good examples are boulders and steep drop-offs. The sonar beam is reflected off the bottom on steep drops and off the boulders and the fish can’t be separated. I drove over this drop-off that had boulders and didn’t see any fish with either the Humminbird or the Lowrance. I stopped on the edge and used the Spot Lock feature of my Minn Kota trolling...
  • It Is all About the Resource. Isn’t It? By Gary Korsgaden

    DATE:May 30th, 2017
    NPAA It Is all About the Resource. Isn’t It? By Gary Korsgaden Richard L. Gilbert sums it up this way in the March issue of Wyoming Wildlife.  “The way we act when in the field or forest, on lakes or beside streams speaks either eloquently or disparagingly about our character.” Richard’s quote struck home with me, growing up in a family where fishing was important.  A father who was rare by those standards of the day, always stressed respect for the resource.  Today, some suggest respect...
  • Finding Bass During a Mixed Spawn Season

    DATE:May 25th, 2017
    Finding Bass During a Mixed Spawn Season SALTWATER FISHIN' VOL. 10, NO. 4 Yamaha Pro Mark Davis Offers Two Solutions For Catching Bass This Spring Warmer-than-normal winter temperatures have shuffled bass spawning schedules on many lakes throughout the country this spring, but Mark Davis has seen it before, and the veteran Yamaha Pro knows just how to approach the problem. “With the milder winter, bass began spawning much earlier than usual this year so when a fisherman heads to a lake...
  • 5 THINGS TO KNOW TO CATCH MORE LAKE TROUT

    DATE:May 23rd, 2017
    5 THINGS TO KNOW TO CATCH MORE LAKE TROUT Lake trout are hard-fighting, great-tasting gamefish often misunderstood by the masses. If you’d like to catch more lakers this summer, factor these five facts from veteran trout guide Bernie Keefe into your fishing strategies. Frontal Assaults Cold fronts give walleyes and other fish species lockjaw, but not lake trout. “Most people don’t realize lake trout don’t care about fronts, they just keep on eating,” says Keefe. “I’ve had some...