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  • Downrigger Wiring Basics
    Downrigger Wiring Basics by Cory Yarmuth Over the years I have seen just about everything when it comes to the way someone wires up a boat. From huge spaghetti messes to residential wire nuts holding wires together. Let’s just say there are a few boats that I am surprised haven’t had an [...]
  • A Company for the Angler, Big Jon Sports
    A Company for the Angler, Big Jon Sports by Cory Yarmuth Most anglers and boaters are often bombarded with the latest and greatest in technology to improve the way we fish and target the species we fish for. This can be quite overwhelming and can often lead to confusion of what is best for the way [...]
  • Recharging the Batteries
    Recharging the Batteries by Mitch Bradshaw - Living in Colorado, I was lucky and fortunate enough to begin my ice fishing season in October this year. Due to that early start I spent a lot of time on the ice this last season. So much so that mid-winter I was craving a warm weather vacation with amp [...]
  • Spring Time Panfish.
    Spring Time Panfish. by Chad Peterson - Spring Time Panfish My favorite time of year is quickly approaching. The time when the Red Wing Black Birds start arriving, when the call of the Loon greets my morning, and the chill of the crisp morning air hits my face as I launch the boat on to one of my f [...]
  • How to prepare for upcoming fishing season
    How to prepare for upcoming fishing season by Mitch Bradshaw - It’s April so you know what that means…Spring is here. Which also means, for a lot of anglers and states, the open water fishing season is right around the corner. I know some people have been finding fishable open water fo [...]

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Top Stories

  • Lay Over Walleyes
    Lay Over Walleyes by HSO Staff by Jason Mitchell Anglers love to follow cliches.  Many of thes [...]
  • Pitching Drop Shotting
    Pitching Drop Shotting by HSO Staff Author: Matt Johnson When we think of drop-shotting, we typical [...]

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  • Michigan Fishing Reports
    LANSING, MI - The weekly Michigan fishing reports, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie & hunting report from 2/28/14 are gathered by local DNR officials, angler creel surveys, county and state parks staff. They are compiled. There are always current Michigan Fishing Reports and hunting reports as well as o [...]
  • Iowa Fishing Reports
    DES MOINES, IA - The weekly Iowa fishing reports from 2/13/14 are gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. They are compiled by lake and species then given a rating as to how good the fishing is on each lake by species. There are always current Iowa Fis
  • Wisconsin Fishing Reports - Outdoor and Hunting
    MADISON, WI - The weekly Wisconsin fishing reports & hunting report from 2/13/14 are gathered by local DNR officials, angler creel surveys, county and state parks staff. They are compiled. There are always current Wisconsin Fishing Reports and hunting reports as well as outdoor reports in this f [...]
  • Michigan Fishing Reports
    LANSING, MI - The weekly Michigan fishing reports, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie & hunting report from 2/13/14 are gathered by local DNR officials, angler creel surveys, county and state parks staff. They are compiled. There are always current Michigan Fishing Reports and hunting reports as well as o [...]
  • Michigan Fishing Reports
    LANSING, MI - The weekly Michigan fishing reports, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie & hunting report from 1/23/14 are gathered by local DNR officials, angler creel surveys, county and state parks staff. They are compiled. There are always current Michigan Fishing Reports and hunting reports as well as o [...]

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In Depth Fishing

  • Swim Jig Trailer
    I had good luck fishing musky swim jigs last year for big pike in Canada. I was using 5 and 6 inch single tail grubs for a trailer. What else do you guys recommend for trailers on these 1 to 1.5 ounce jigs.
  • 115 HP Optimax
    [quote=Big Bobber]Heard it pulls a lot of amps to start and the battery charge may be weak. True or false? [/quote] True and false. Needs enough charge to activate computer system. If there isn't, it won't start eve if it turns over. Need a starting battery with at least 1000 mca. Mine
  • New MN Trout Regs Effective Jul 14
    [url=http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/input/rules/fisheries/se-mn-trout.html]New MN Trout Regs[/url] That link takes you to the "rule change" page which contains links to the actual legal language that will be effective 7/14. [quote=some highlights] *Bring all designated trout streams in southea
  • Battery Size
    If physical space isnt an issue, buy a series 29 deep cycle battery and battery box. You can never have too much battery capacity. Yeah, 29s are heavy but you will be glad you had the extra amps when you need it. Most boats have a compartment that limits the physical size of the battery. My Lund
  • Recommend me a rookie rod building kit
    You tube videos is how I learned, look at all the Mud Hole videos

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In Depth Hunting

  • RECORD DUCK NUMBERS!!!
    Oh I thought raising our sales taxes for the Legacy Act was supposed to make MN a wildlife mecca for all of us sportsmen--I mean that is why you all voted for it, right?
  • lookin for a archery location for a few days
    Tom, I didn't see this until right now. Not sure if you'd want to come up to Ada, but if you do I'll always have a spot for you! Not much for decent bucks, but there's a good number of does around. Shoot me an e-mail and we'll see if there's a window in your schedule th [...]
  • 2014 DNR Grouse Survey Is Out
    They probably are up that much,but when drumming count is like 0.9 and goes to 1.2 which is still low,your up 33%. I do think we are swinging up. Seen more birds this winter and great fluffy snow for roosting.
  • Odd shaped velvet antlers
    I saw this young buck at Afton State Park this morning. His right antler's main beam bends down and almost backward at the start. [img]http://fishingminnesota.com/forum/file/userpics/2014/07/full-6648-47260-8x8_75b2879.jpg[/img] Notice how he holds his ears. [img]http://fishingminnesota.com/f
  • Good cat taxidermist?
    Thanks, I'll let him know! He said he was going to visit the place in Nevis last week but I haven't had a chance to talk to him about it.

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