Smoking Wild Meat

Beginners Guide to Smoking Wild Meat

New technology of pellet grills make smoking wild game less of a headache

By PJ Cashman

As intimidating getting into hunting or fishing can be for new sportsmen, it is also one of the most exciting parts about the outdoors. Any outdoorsman can tell you about the first deer they shot, their first Western hunt, or first big water fishing trip – and keeping that excitement alive with new experiences is one of the greatest aspects of enjoying the outdoors. Continue Reading

Toadfish Can Cooler Review

Toadfish Can Cooler Review

What is it?

The Toadfish Can Cooler is a can cooler not like the rest. It is a fully stainless steel can cooler that suctions to any smooth surface. It doesn’t matter if you are at home, in the woods or on the water, the Toadfish Can Cooler will keep your drink cold and secure.

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Fall Musky Bite

Fall Bite

Seek out cabbage beds and rock bars to find the fall musky you’ve been waiting for all season

By Kyle Sorensen

The brisk morning air hits my face as I make my way down to the dock, a freshly brewed cup of coffee in one hand, and a sandwich for a late morning snack in the other. I reach the dock to see the daylight slowly beginning to fill the sky. Continue Reading

Target Summer Crappie

Summertime Crappies

By: Blake Tollefson

Each and every spring, crappies seem to occupy the minds of nearly every fisherman in the Midwest. Springtime crappies pile into the shallows with intentions of creating the future generations. These mass schools of fish are followed closely by schools of fishermen with intentions of obtaining a few meals of fish.

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Topwater Musky

SLOW TOPWATER for COLD FRONT MUSKIES

What is more fun than catching a muskie? How about getting them on topwater! Surface baits are an incredibly effective tool to get cold front muskies in both the summer and fall to eat. The key is to fish them slow – easier said than done. If you don’t own a flaptail, you are missing out! COME FISH WITH US! www.madisonangling.com

SUMMERTIME KINGS

GOING DEEP FOR SUMMERTIME KINGS

By: Capt. Lee Haasch

In my 40 years fishing Lake Michigan I’ve learned that weather plays big part in fishing. Not really a news flash now is it? I’ve also come to accept that there is nothing we can do about the weather, and grumbling really never made a difference in boxing more salmon. Watching trends and weather patterns, well let’s say only makes you ALMOST like a TV weatherman, only it doesn’t pay as well and really doesn’t help in filling the fish cooler either. Continue Reading

Lily Pads for Early Season Bass

Fishing Emerging Lily Pads for Early Season Bass

By:  Glenn Walker

For many anglers once the calendar hits May, one thing is on their mind when they are in search of catching bass and that is vegetation, specifically the new lily pads that grow in many lakes and rivers.  Continue Reading