Topics: Tips

Fish New York's Adirondack Mountain Lakes

Jul 30, 2014

Perhaps one of the most serene and remote places where both smallmouth and largemouth lurk in the state, you are as likely to stumble upon a moose here as another angler.

Fish New York's Thousand Islands

Jul 30, 2014

Some call this area of the St. Lawrence River the most beautiful place on the planet.

Fish New York's Oneida Lake

Jul 30, 2014

There is nearly 80 square miles of water to angle here, and fishermen get to choose from both smallmouth and largemouth.

Fish New York's Finger Lakes

Jul 30, 2014

For anglers who prefer largemouth, target the shallow, weedy sections of Cayuga, Otisco and Consensus lakes.

Fish New York's Chautauqua Lake

Jul 30, 2014

Local anglers ply these waters for the world-class muskie fishing found here.

Fish New York's Lake Erie

Jul 30, 2014

Anglers can catch bronzebacks from the rock jetties just outside the marina harbors to 40 miles out in Lake Erie.

Fish New York's Niagara River

Jul 30, 2014

Of the 22.5 million people who visit Niagara Falls each year, almost none will take the time to look beyond the water crashing at its rocky base to see the monumental smallmouth fishery that exists there.

Winning is about recovering

Jul 30, 2014

I had an interesting experience the other evening that I thought might be worth writing about. It centers on the concept of recovery and how that affect the outcomes of bass tournaments.

Beginners: Pond fishing

Jul 30, 2014

Jerry McKinnis shows you how to fish a pond for bass.

The versatile worm

Jul 29, 2014

Most anglers have their favorite summertime lures, from deep diving crankbaits to spoons and jigs. Well, make sure you add “big worms” to the list because nothing tempts those summer deepwater bass like a 10-inch soft plastic.

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