June 2012

Conserving Areas Where We Boat and Fish

My wife has a saying that has become one of my favorites.

The Secret to Netting Fish

Netting the fish you catch can be tricky.

The Baiter’s Dozen

Small, constantly moving fish are difficult to count accurately.

Small Mistakes, Big Costs

I was at a boat ramp the other day and saw a boat off the trailer sitting directly on the ramp.

Fishing Tips to Beat the Heat

There’s not much I like more than warm summer days.

Pond Monsters

Recently on The Fishing Wire, I read a report about aggressive bass biting fingers and caught by hand.

Father’s Day Fishermen

I recently read a survey which said that over 73% of anglers are taken fishing for the first time by their father.

Find Exotic Near Home

One of the things I enjoy most about fishing is that, with a little imagination, it’s possible to make exotic-style adventures happen right near home.

Out of this World

All fishing is fun, but top-water action functions on a higher plane.

Signs that You’re in a Boating Community

For whatever reason, I’ve always been interested in signs.

Kudos to Anglers Who Keep Things Clean

I’m always happy to see anglers do good things for rivers, lakes and oceans. 

From Russia, With Ballast

During a recent fishing trip, my crappie jig snagged a small, striped shell.

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