There is no such thing as the perfect tackle box. At least, I have yet to find it. From what I can decipher, there is no tackle box that can hold all of my crankbaits, stickbaits, jigs, bottom bouncers, plastics, terminal tackle, line, the odd spinner bait, crawler harnesses and assorted extras in one box…

          | CHEYENNE -Finding a place to fish in Wyoming has never been easier. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has many online resources to take the guesswork out of finding locations and public access. The Walk-In Fishing Guide is an interactive map where anglers can locate and learn more about…

Plano, IL — The Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance (MLSA) has received a significant donation from Frabill, makers of trusted fishing gear since 1938. MSLA will use the gift of 10 Frabill Weigh-Bag Systems and 10 Conservation Series Landing Nets to minimize mortality of trophy smallmouth bass on Mille Lacs. It all fits perfectly with the organization’s goal to preserve and maintain the…

WGFD photo: kokanee salmon GREEN RIVER—Air and water temperatures are soaring and river flows are coming down and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Green River fish management staff is very concerned about the impacts to both fish and anglers in the Green River. “Trout experience significant mortality at prolonged exposure to water temperatures greater…

Memphis, Tenn. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Tuesday released its report on 2017 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, based on surveys conducted in May and early June by FWS and the Canadian Wildlife Service. Overall duck numbers in the survey area remain high. Total populations were estimated at 47.3 million breeding ducks…

Kris Cram, director of sales for Six Pack Bags (sixpackbags.com), probably never dreamed he’d get much interest in his backpacks from waterfowlers at the 2017 ICAST show. But as soon as I saw the camouflage backpack it caught my eye. To be honest, if it hadn’t been camouflage I probably wouldn’t have given it a…

        Lake Michigan has had a tough couple of years, especially as it relates to fishing for salmon. After a few years with a low population, fishing really picked up this past spring. Anglers on the lake experienced limit catches of coho and Chinook salmon thanks to some improvement in the numbers…