Get the Latest Stories
Right in Your Inbox.

SIGN ME UP

How to Find a Summertime Panfish Pattern

Matt Straw - August 07, 2018

During summer, panfish need to eat the most, as energy reserves burn faster in the warmest water of the year.

Top Panfish Tackle

Steve Quinn - July 09, 2018

The old expression "Luck is where preparation meets opportunity" certainly pertains to fishing, as

Find Your Biggest Bluegills During Summer

Matt Straw - July 06, 2018

Scooping out nests, laying eggs, warding off nest invaders, staring down or dodging toothy

Dock Shooting Crappies

Matt Straw - July 03, 2018

Every so often, disparate innovations come together to revolutionize a fishing tactic anglers

Tactics for Summer Crappie and Bluegills

Cory Schmidt - June 26, 2018

Deep water has undeniable appeal to the lake's largest specimens. It's always surprised me that as the spawn season wraps, a lion-share of anglers forget about

Proven Patterns for Panfish

Dan Johnson - May 22, 2018

While some panfish purists are content to pursue a single species, most anglers are quick to take

7 Summer Panfish Hotspots

Steve Ryan - May 18, 2018

Panfish opportunities are boundless during the Summer Period. Fish are active, moving and feeding

Shooting Docks for More Panfish

Cory Schmidt - April 26, 2018

It's all about that goliath 'gill living way up under a slimy mat of milfoil; that mega school of

Big Baits for Big Crappie

Matt Straw - April 19, 2018

Nothing near shore. Nothing on the weededge. Braid whistled through the guides as I decided to

Fish Attractants from Overseas

Cory Schmidt - April 16, 2018

From out of the inky abyss, they materialized like ghosts. Stirred by something foreign in their

Finding Big Bluegill in Tall Corn

Matt Straw - April 02, 2018

There are several reasons why spring is the season to invest most of your bull-hunting time: Fish

Solving Spring Panfish

Jim Edlund - March 19, 2018

As the world awakens from winter's slumber, all manner of life begins to bloom and the creative

Longlining for Crappie

Matt Straw - March 14, 2018

A porcupine 40 feet wide swims steadily along, its quills extending 18 feet to each side. But the

Bluegill Management Strategies

Dr. Hal Schramm - March 12, 2018

Until a few years ago, the management strategy for good bluegill fishing—meaning good numbers

Strategies for Shallow Panfish

Dan Johnson - March 06, 2018

Nothing against the deep bite, but I'd rather fish for shallow panfish any day, especially with

Panfish Reels for Every Occasion

Matt Straw - March 06, 2018

Hooks are everywhere. On the floor, stuck in the carpet, threatening my feet. Out the window,

How to Find Panfish on Big Lakes

Cory Schmidt - February 14, 2018

If you ever doubt humans have herding tendencies, travel by air over Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota, or

Tail-Hook Rigs for Panfish that Nibble

Robert Reznak - January 31, 2018

How many times have bass anglers had their plastic worm or Senko-type stickbait nipped in the butt

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top In-Fisherman stories delivered right to your inbox.