Most fish species are restricted under ceilings of ice. They get pushed into corners and pockets holding the warmest remaining water. Lake trout are just the opposite. Winter frees them to roam wherever they please.
The 2014 Bassmaster Classic is coming up quickly. They call it the "World Series of Bass Fishing" for good reason. No other tournament puts so many top anglers together to compete for big money and the life-altering experience that comes with being named a Classic Champion.
The time-proven truth that it works is reason enough for Jones to throw a lipless crankbait. Like most pros, though, the 2008 Bassmaster Classic champion has theories about what makes a Rattle Bait such an important part of the late-winter/early-spring arsenal.
Residents of Trenton report that coyotes are roaming the streets of the state capital at night. So many have made Princeton their home that the town debated, but ultimately dismissed, the idea of hiring sharpshooters to cull the population.
Illinois hunters see Gov. Bruce Rauner as a potential new ally as they eye legislation that includes measures to ban the use of drones to track wildlife, allow silencers at gun ranges, expand coyote hunting to crossbows and resurrect a bobcat hunting season.
Picking landmarks and planning your approach should be a sophisticated process – much more than a casual glance through the binos. The more time you spend carefully choosing landmarks, the more successful your stalk will be.
A big part of the NWTF show every year is the Youth Grand National Turkey Calling Championships. Throngs of young turkey callers took to the stage in three divisions with dreams of being crowned a world champion.
Kansas is moving toward removing what some gun-rights advocates see as its last major restriction on firearms, with the state Senate debating a bill to end a requirement for permits to carry concealed weapons.
Geese, ducks and other birds are usually the problem. But, recently it was wildlife of another sort. It took an hour before crews chased down a coyote that was wandering across the runways and killed it.