by Bob Jensen   Autumn is a wonderful time to go fishing for a good number of reasons:  There is less fishing pressure in most places, the scenery and wildlife watching can be outstanding, the weather is generally very pleasant, and the catching can be fantastic.  Most species of fish go on the bite in…

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by Bob Jensen   Fall arrives in different places at different times, but when it gets to northern pike and musky country, anglers who like to chase these top-line predators know that the odds for getting bit are good, and chances are as good as they get for a trophy.  If you like to catch…

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by Bob Jensen   Wherever people fish anywhere in North America, and that’s almost everywhere, there’s an excitement right now about fishing. Fall is a wonderful season to be on the water trying to get a fish to bite. If you put your bait in front of a fish, chances are good that it will…

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by Bob Jensen   From now until ice-up is a wonderful time to be on the water chasing a variety of fish.  Throughout the Midwest and much of the rest of North America, most species of predator fish are willing to get caught.  Walleyes, pike, bass, even panfish are willing biters.  And, if I was…

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By Joel Nelson Ever lost a tackle box?  I’m pretty good at it as it turns out.  So are my kids I’ve come to learn, they’ve got too many of my own genes.  I’ve lost them tragically to a canoe capsize, which is a rough story I’d not like to recall.  I’ve lost one to…

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By Joel Nelson It’s pretty easy during the dog days of August and even into September, for bluegill and crappie anglers to lull themselves into a rut.  Fishing can be tough during the hot, sunny part of the day, and the productive times are usually limited to early and late.  Admittedly, if I’ve only got…

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