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Ice Fishing Angler Holds Bluegill

The midwinter dog days are here with ultra-cold weather, which can mean tougher bites. To help anglers through this period, Northland’s Nick Lindner hooks up with Will Pappenfus, a noted panfish expert and Team Northland pro, and they dissect ways to get on bull bluegills and slab crappies despite midwinter’s challenges. The video walks through some extremely valuable information on determining location, the right presentation, and gear recommendations to get the job done. In terms of location, Will recommends anglers…

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Walleye Caught on TFO Rod

TFO Pro Staffer and Colorado based angler Chris Edlin loves to do two things: fishing and filming fishing videos for his Youtube channel – COfishBRO. Chris has been fishing TFO fly rods for years now for trout on his local Colorado rivers, but he also spends a fair amount of his time on the water pursuing walleye and smallmouth using TFO’s conventional gear. Here’s a little bit more info from Chris… My name is Chris Edlin and I started the…

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Ocean Waves

I was sailing offshore from Great Sale Cay in the Bahamas to Beaufort, South Carolina. This is an offshore trip, running the center of Gulf Stream for much of the way. My vessel is a 2002 50-foot Catalina sloop with a Raymarine Linear Drive 2 and your current autopilot system. My crew (Kathryn Ellis) and I were some 80+ miles off the US coast. The forecast was a chance of thunderstorms during the afternoon, the same as the previous day.…

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Goliath Grouper Boatside

A 29-hour drive to escape the Minneapolis riots had landed fishing guide Paul Hartman and his family in Marco Island, Florida. On May 31, Hartman, his wife Kimberly and stepchildren Reegan and Owen Werner would be 50 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico, wrestling a record-class goliath grouper. Before the battle ensued, they’d watch the mammoth fish bite on the screen of their Aqua-Vu underwater camera. Early in the day, on the way to their offshore fishing spot, Hartman…

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Family Boating

What a difference a few months makes. In mid-March, many of the nation’s outdoor recreational activities were shut down due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus. Authorities in many hard-hit states like Washington, Michigan, New York and Maryland were taking no chances and prohibited most recreational boating within their borders. Now that we’re edging into summer, boating in all 50 states has opened up again. And if ever we needed boating in our lives, now’s the time. For…

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