Posts Tagged 'summer fishing'
We’re nearing the summer, and a wide variety of species of fish can be caught in the next few weeks and months. We’ve all heard of the summer doldrums and the dog days of summer, and those phrases often create thoughts of slow fishing. While it is true that we need to adapt our fishing techniques to be successful in the summer, it’s also true that fish are eating machines in the warmer months of […]
The air was hot and the fishing was as well. Last week anglers were bailing fish all day from the surf. Well mostly everyone out there, it never fails, there is always someone not catching, but at least they are fishing. This has been the best summer in the surf we have had so far for fishing and catching. I hear anglers mention summer fishing is bad in the surf, blah blah blah, not this […]
It’s easy to walk into a bait shop and get sucked right in by duckling lures that look so real, they do everything but quack. And, sure, I own trout lures that swim more naturally than a wild rainbow, flies with more plastic components than a jointed crankbait, and crawfish so lifelike, you might accidentally sprinkle them with Old Bay. Technology in the lure and fly arena is all well and good, but there are […]
There is no doubt that fishing in late summer hits a lull. There is an abundance of natural prey at that time and fish are well fed. However, there are late-summer opportunities that Nebraska anglers should not miss. Follow the gulls: By late summer, young-of-the-year gizzard shad are on the menu of all predator fish in Nebraska’s largest reservoirs. Open-water predator fish — white bass in particular — take advantage of the abundant shad; and […]
Our kids are heading back to school soon and we will certainly have some lighter crowds around town going forward. I also predict boat traffic to decrease around the areas of the Upper Keys both offshore and in the backcountry. Fishing has been anything but boring offshore lately. Off Islamorada and the Upper Keys, there have been good schools of dolphin anywhere from eights all the way out to 30 miles and beyond. Scattered weed […]