Understanding Gamefish Strike Zones Many anglers agonize over finding the hot lure or perfect color pattern for the conditions at hand, but veteran guide Bernie Keefe argues they’d catch more fish by focusing on strike zones instead. “A strike zone is the area in which fish will respond positively to your presentation, and the size of these areas changes frequently, even during the course of a day on the water,” he explains. While Keefe concentrates most of his time connecting…

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Six-footers. Rogue eights. Hail. Waves over the bow. Bilge pump on. Would you go onto a lake for a fish in that kind of weather? The team of Chad Bleeker and Frank Weeda did, riding out a 30-plus mph wind and weather that would keep most of us onshore, to win Sunday’s AIM Weekend Walleye Series Warrior Boats/Musky House Marine Open on a wind-blown rockin, rollin’ Leech Lake. Bleeker, who’s used by now to the vagaries of Leech, was up…

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TESTRIDE™ event with Fishing Klinic for Kids at Buffalo Days in Buffalo, Minnesota Minneapolis, Minn. (June 14, 2016) – Next up for the 2016 TESTRIDE season is Buffalo, Minnesota. On Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., TESTRIDE will host free rides on Evinrude-powered Ranger Boats with skilled, professional anglers at the helm. It’s the perfect way to explore a brand’s performance in an on-the-water setting and is open to the public. The event is in partnership with…

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