February 2023


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The Fishing Slam

Some anglers enjoy the challenge of catching multiple fish species. Here are some options for achieving a fishing slam.

Fishing on the New River Gorge, West Virginia

One of the best rivers to fish in West Virginia is the New River Gorge by float or by bank. The river system holds a range of species from a variety of bass (smallmouth, largemouth, striped, spotted and rock) along with catfish, crappie, trout, walleye, and musky.

The Best Winter Outdoor Gear

Discover the best outdoor winter running gear you’ll need this year to stay comfortable and safe as you continue to run, fish, and work outside

4 Best Baits for Winter Fishing: Tempting Cold Weather Bass

List of four best baits for winter fishing, why these baits catch bass when others won’t, which baits to use for winter river fishing, pond fishing for bass

For Black History Month, what does fishing mean to me and my community?

Get inspired! Fishing inspiration story for all anglers, especially Black anglers and Black people fishing

6 Types of Boats for Fishing Freshwater Lakes

Summary of six types of boats for fishing freshwater lakes. Different types of fishing boats considering the size of the waterway, watersports, family activities

The Five Best Winter Fishing Lures

Fish bite differently in cold water because of low metabolism and not feeding as frequently. Here are a few lures that can still draw strikes during winter.

Best Fishing Gear for Beginners

Fishing gear recommendations for people who want to start fishing but don’t know where to begin.

Finding My Best Self on the Water: A Journey of Reclamation

Here are 4 tips for Black anglers to help them build a relationship with nature through fishing

Fun Outdoorsy Date Ideas for Couples

Ideas for fun outdoorsy dates for couples, whether they’ve been together for years, are newly official, just started dating, or are just talking.

The Best Lures and the Best Bait for Ice Fishing

Minnows, maggots, grubs, jigs, jigging spoons: any of these could be the best lure and the best bait for ice fishing depending on species, location, and technique

Where is the Best Fishing in February?

Where is the best fishing in February? Summary of top fishing destinations during February for bass, striped bass, sailfish, walleye across the country 

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