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Line is peeling off the reel, but with one last violent pull, the fight dies out. A lifeless weight ensues, and what remains on the hook is merely stolen and shredded dreams. The taxman strikes again.
Ernest Hemingway had his ways of dealing with sharks, included a Tommy Gun for a couple well-placed shots while compensating for water refraction—something his “old man” Santiago was deprived of at sea. Modern anglers are left leaning over the...
Who doesn’t love showing off their catch with “grip-and-grin” photos? After all, a picture says a thousand words. Over the years, anglers have communicated a wide spectrum of sentiments through their grip and grins. Whether it’s a tournament bass fisherman hoisting a largemouth like a sack of cash or a fly fisherman staging a “keep ’em wet” image, fishing photos offer an interesting perspective into our evolving relationships with our finned...
Fishing live bait for walleyes is a rite of passage. Practically everyone learns to catch these often-tricky fish with worms on spinners, minnows on jig heads, or leeches under floats. But, if you stick with the walleye game long enough, you’ll learn that you also better become comfortable using crankbaits. Many tournament anglers and guides will tell you that cranks catch bigger fish, let you cover water faster, and are just a lot less messy...