Posts Tagged 'big fish'
Back in 2013, the Duluth News Tribune wrote about Jerry and Steve Butchart’s fishing trip to Great Bear Lake in Canada’s Northwest Territories. It was the third “once in a lifetime” trip to northern Canada for lake trout, and the father-son duo were amazed how good the fishing was. Flash forward to summer 2019, and the Butcharts made their 10th straight annual trip to far northern Canada. This time it was Great Slave Lake, and this time […]
Here’s one of the better explanations we’ve heard on why bigger baits produce bigger bass. Professional bass angler Mark Menendez has spent decades fishing tournaments around the country and experience has taught him that upsizing to a larger profile produces bigger bites, on average, than smaller presentations. Whether it’s 6-inch bluegill up north or a gizzard shad on the Tennessee River, there’s a strong natural preference for animals to work less hard for more calories. […]
Angler Kevin Muldoon moved to the west coast of Florida nearly three years ago. His goal is to become an inshore captain and currently works as a deck hand on charter boats out of Clearwater Marina. Most work days, he’s offshore fishing the bottom for grouper and snapper. When he’s not working, Muldoon likes to target big snook from shore. But with recent cooler weather, one of those offshore targets found its way home with […]
The first week of trout fishing, since Lake Wohlford was stocked, has been outstanding with numerous limits being reported each day, reports Ranger Specialist George Scalo. Big fish of the week belonged to Aaron Austin of Escondido, who caught a seven-pound rainbow using a green and orange mouse-tail in Boat Dock Cove Thursday. Other catches of note included; Jesus Mayo Jr.’s 6.70#, Richard Dexter’s 6.60#, Roy Duncan’s 6.20#, Jesse Tran’s 6.20#, Dave Kiyan’s 6.10#, and […]
A world-class fish story with a crazy twist emerged this past week from Bullards Bar Reservoir, a Northern California lake becoming known as America’s newest big bass factory. It started when two biologists and fishing buddies, Adam Koons and Naoaki Ikemiyagi, started roaming Northern California with their kayaks to fish lakes for giant spotted bass. They ended up at Bullards Bar in the northern Sierra foothills east of Marysville. “I was out there specifically […]