Tips For Bass Fishing In Winter

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By the time pumpkin-spice salsa and mayonnaise are back in stores, I’m losing my appetite for smallmouths. I love them dearly, but I spend so many days targeting them in spring and summer that when the temperature starts to drop here in the Northeast, I’d rather don long undies for stripers, pike, and steelhead. I’ve […]
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40 Vintage Fishing Tips You Should Know

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Essential advice from one of Field & Stream’s greatest writers For three and a half decades, H.G. “Tap” Tapply dolled out hard-earned wisdom on all things outdoors in his monthly column, Tap’s Tips. Here, we have compiled 40 of his best fishing tips from the ’60s and ’70s. Tapply specialized in quick, clever solutions to […]
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The Beginners Guide to Catching Your First Fish

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For most serious fishermen, it was their family and friends who showed them the basics of the sport. But not everyone was lucky enough to have been mentored to a lifetime of outdoor fun pursuing and catching fish. The good news is, learning to fish isn’t difficult. And it offers never-ending challenges in the outdoors. […]
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The Craft Lager That’s Saving Our Rivers

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Why a canner of fine beers is fighting to keep our water sparkling, our trout frisky, and our brews crisp.
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The 6 Best Fly Patterns For Winter Trout

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If you’re hanging up your waders at the end of fall and stowing your fly tackle, you’re missing out on some of your greatest opportunities for trophy trout. What’s more, fishing pressure is down—or nonexistent—on popular stretches of water, and the trout have had a moment to relax from the onslaught of drift-boat traffic and […]
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Get Ready for the Fall’s Best Trout and Salmon Fishing

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Cooling temps and rising stream levels mean one thing—trout and landlocked salmon are on the run The Yellow Conehead Woolly Bugger whistles by my ear and plunks in the river on the far side of a white plume. At the end of the swing, it glides into the slack water around my feet. A crimson […]
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