October 6, 2022

I took the opportunity to gain some expert knowledge with Carson [link here] over on Lake Travis in Austin. In fact, I sweetened the pot by taking my dad along with me while he was down to visit, which was extra special since he was the one who got me into bass fishing as a kid, and also had never had the chance to fish the freshwater of the Lone Star State.

Wisconsin Takes On TX

October 5, 2022

Texas Puddle Ducks

Puddle ducks are often found in shallow waterways and crop fields. They’re also sometimes called dabbling ducks. Their primary food sources are grains, seeds, and invertebrates.

The shape of their bill is the common characteristic of dabbling ducks; other than that, they can be large or small and are found in various colors and patterns.

Common dabbling ducks-

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Fulvous Whistling-Duck Muscovy Duck Wood Duck Gadwall Eurasian Wigeon

October 4, 2022

Cheaters at Ohio Walleye Tournament

Runyon and Cominski have been prominent competitors on the walleye fishing tournament trail with a track record of good performances. Fishing tournaments can be lucrative with large cash prizes and expensive fishing boats. The Team had won hundreds of thousands of dollars and potentially even more than that with sponsor prizes. Their results became unbelievable and anglers became weary of the team. Rumors that the duo had been cheating by stuffing fish started long before the Cleveland Tournament.

October 3, 2022

Red Drum in Florida

Redfish or red drum can be found in the inshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico where they have become one of the most popular game fish. These beautiful fish generally have gold to red streamlined bodies with a distinct black spot on their tail but multiple spots are also not uncommon.

Florida Red Drum Season 2023

There is no closed season for redfish in Florida which makes them legal to catch year-round. While redfish are abundant throughout the year, the best time to catch them is in the fall.

October 3, 2022

A Snapshot of Lake Michigan

The only Great Lake located entirely in the US is Lake Michigan which ranks third-largest by surface area and second-largest by total volume. The shores of Lake Michigan are home to approximately 12 million people with cities such as Green Bay, Milwaukee, Chicago, and Gary being some of the largest. At its deepest point Lake Michigan is 925 feet deep which contributes to the relatively cool water temperatures which typically peak in the mid to upper 60s. Lake Michigan is connected to Lake Huron on its north end and is technically one body of water. These lakes are connected by an almost five-mile wide channel known as the Mackinac Straits.

October 1, 2022

On a trip up to Wisconsin for one of my best friend’s wedding I had the opportunity to hit Lake Michigan with Shane our resident Kenoshan guide to see what trolling on salmon and trout was all about. Believe it or not it was my first time out on Lake Michigan when it wasn’t covered in ice, and if there’s one thing I learned, it’s definitely not bass fishing on Grandpa’s pond. I’ll tell you that for free.

September 29, 2022

Gulf of Mexico Redfish Season 2023

Red drum doesn’t have an open season in the federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the harvest of redfish is strictly prohibited. In state waters, redfish have no closed season and can be harvested year-round within the bag limits set by each state. The best time of year to catch redfish in the gulf is generally late summer into the fall but will vary depending on your specific location.

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