Focus on These Trout Fishing Spots to Beat the Crowds on Opening Day
March 27, 2018 by Phil Manning
Trout fishing in Pennsylvania on opening day is exciting and frustrating. Typically the streams and lakes are full of people and the weather is not always that great either. The best trout fishing holes are packed with anglers well before first light, which leaves you thinking how am I going to catch a limit. Try these trout fishing spots that most anglers avoid on opening day to catch more fish.
Getting Up to Speed on Pre-Spawn Smallmouth Bass
March 7, 2018 by Don Manning
Right after the ice is gone is the best time to fish for smallies. What makes this time of year fantastic smallmouth bass fishing? The smallmouths are preparing themselves for the spawn.
Pre-spawn smallmouth bass fishing is phenomenal because fish are bulking up for their landmark time of the year, which is the spawn. Remember, these fish have had little to eat throughout winter and they are hungry. No better combination to put fish in the boat.
Basic Ice Fishing Tips for Catching More Fish
March 1, 2018 by Adam Uncapher & Dylan Dando
It was early January 2009 and the weather report was looking cold. We’re talking negative wind chills all day long. Parents and teachers moaned and groaned about the bitter cold temps. Us on the other hand, thought we would use the cold day to our advantage. When I say us, I am referring a small group of high school friends. We waited until the school cancellation was announced on the morning news, and we made our way to a small local lake. None of us had ever tried ice fishing on our own before so these basic ice fishing tips would have proved very useful.