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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.

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.

Great Fishing With Steve Lytle

John Kozel  Sunday, April 01, 2007 4:57 AM

Most serious Nebraska fisherman have at least heard about the famous southwest Nebraska guide named Steve Lytle. Well, I had heard enough, and took up my buddy on his idea to head down to Red Willow and see what Steve was all about. On May 27th, we were up to the challenge.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Catch More Fish With These Fishing Rigs Part 2, Carolina Rig

Derek Bierman  Wednesday, January 10, 2007 5:42 PM

This is part 2 in a series on fishing rigs. The Carolina Rig is most helpful when fishing brush and downward slopes. Learn all the parts of the Carolina Rig. Learn how to tie it, bait it, and how to fish with it.

Secrets to Ice Fishing with Artificial Lures Video

Derek Bierman  Wednesday, January 10, 2007 3:02 PM

This is a great video illustrating the secret action to ice fishing with artificial lures. The water is so clear you can watch the fish take the lure.

Catch More Fish With These Fishing Rigs Part 1, Texas Rig

Derek Bierman  Saturday, December 23, 2006 12:00 PM

This is part 1 in a series on fishing rigs. The Texas Rig works best when you have many pockets on the bottom with few rocks. Learn all the parts of the Texas Rig, learn how to tie it, bait it, and how to fish with it.

Mobility is Key to Catch Fish

Daniel C. Nielsen  Thursday, August 03, 2006 7:17 PM

It is an amazing propensity of fishermen to take more than they need on a given fishing trip. Obviously, a fisherman does need to be prepared for any number of situations that could arise on the water. But many people forget that mobility is a key factor in catching fish.

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