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Fishing Tips and Tricks for Clear Waters

Alan Grudzinski  Monday, June 04, 2007 8:05 PM

Here are some tips and tricks to help you catch more fish from clear water fisheries. These tips will get you "Tuned-in", regardless of the target species.

Nebraska I-80 Lakes have the Best Bass Fishing in the State

Alan Grudzinski  Monday, April 30, 2007 10:04 PM

Hello fellow anglers. Are you ready for spring Bass fishing? I sure am! In my opinion, the I-80 lakes offer the best, most consistent, public bass and bluegill fishing in Nebraska.

BulletBobbers Catch Fish When Nothing Else Does

Derek Bierman  Sunday, April 29, 2007 9:34 AM

BulletBobbers are small planer boards that slide on your line and flip direction and/or color when given a tug. They reduce the amount of casts between catches which gives your lure more time in the water--one important key to catching more fish.

Mangler Lure has Instant Spin Blade Design

Daniel Nielsen  Sunday, April 22, 2007 8:43 PM

I have never seen a spinnerbait like this. Its inline design is sleek and eye catching, but thats not what immediately grasps your attention.

Fishing Can be Easy in Stained Water with These Two Tricks

Daniel C Nielsen  Wednesday, April 18, 2007 9:33 PM

Its that time of year. April showers bring about plenty of stained water in our reservoirs, rivers and lakes. For a lot of fisherman, this new influx of debris in the water puts a damper on things. But it doesn't have to be this way. It can work to your advantage if you know what to look for.

Where to Fish for Crappie in the Early Spring

Daniel C Nielsen  Saturday, April 07, 2007 1:42 PM

Now that April is well under way, and the Walleye spawn seems to be winding down, Nebraska anglers will be shifting their attention to early Crappie season. As water temps begin to warm, hordes of these tasty pan fish will begin to move into the shallows, following creek channels, all kinds of cover along shore lines, and possibly featureless flats to find forage. That is what early season Crappie migration is all about, -- feeding not spawning.

Understand The Principles of Artificial Lures

Frank Manuele  Saturday, March 24, 2007 8:40 PM

I've been fishing since I was 8 years old and began fishing artificials 25 years ago with Cotton Cordell's Big O crankbait and Bill Norman's Snatrix plastic worm. I've read hundreds of articles that gave reasons that fish attack lures, but my experience tells me that there are abstract qualities in a lure that cause it to be seen, tracked, and struck.

Tips on Sight Fishing for Big Fish

Daniel C Nielsen  Thursday, March 22, 2007 6:35 PM

Sight fishing is absolutely one of my favorite ways to fish. It puts you one on one with fish that know you are there. It makes catching them a whole lot more satisfying because the odds are more even.

How to Pick an Artificial Lure for Color and Contrast

Frank Manuele  Saturday, March 10, 2007 7:26 PM

Sight, sound, and feel are three factors to consider when choosing an artificial lure on tough days or on days when the pattern is spotty.

Why Fishing Farm Ponds Are Better Than Big Lakes

Jim McWilliams  Sunday, March 04, 2007 3:15 PM

Why my absolute favorite fishing spots are farm ponds.

How Many Species of Fish Have You Caught?

Ryan Davis  Sunday, February 11, 2007 5:35 PM

Most people fish to catch fish of size, and keep track of how big their biggest fish has been. I do that too, but I also keep track of how many different types of fish I catch.

Slip-Jigging, The Best Panfish Rig Ever Invented

Ryan Davis  Wednesday, February 07, 2007 2:55 PM

I'd like to share with you my favorite panfish rig. It catches them year round. It catches bluegill, it catches green sunfish, and it catches crappie. It is, in my opinion, the greatest panfish rig ever.

Catch More Fish With These Fishing Rigs Part 4, Lindy Rig

Derek Bierman  Thursday, January 25, 2007 10:49 AM

This is part 4 in a series on fishing rigs. The Lindy Rig is perhaps the most versatile of the fishing rigs. Learn all the parts of the Lindy Rig, learn how to tie it, bait it, and how to fish with it.

Catch More Fish With These Fishing Rigs Part 3, Floating Rig

Derek Bierman  Monday, January 15, 2007 11:49 AM

This is part 3 in a series on fishing rigs. The Floating Rig is an excellent rig to fish heavy cover, rocks, and brush. Learn all the parts of the Floating Rig, learn how to tie it, bait it, and how to fish with it.

Roy Lake Ice Fishing Report

Jan Thames  Friday, January 12, 2007 7:00 AM

Ice conditions are from 10 to 15 inches and are of good quality for the most part. Some people are driving vehicles and others are using ATV's. Always ask around a lake if there is anything you should know about the ice.

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