Topics: Tips

Speak softly and throw a big square bill

Aug 1, 2014

Bass are not accustomed to seeing a square bill of this size. A big bait is sometimes your best choice.

Back to the bank

Aug 1, 2014

Every year about this time, I start to shift my focus from deep water to shallow water.

Soft plastics deserve TLC, too

Aug 1, 2014

Take time to protect your soft plastics from getting twisted or corrupted.

Fish New York's Lake Champlain

Jul 30, 2014

Although the smallmouth don’t grow quite as big as Champ is purported to be (20 feet long, thick as a barrel with the head of a horse), the fish are certainly easier to find and catch.

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.

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