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Double Up Your Walleye Presentations

By Doug Burns  In the spring time, before any weed growth arrives, most of the

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Trolling crankbaits using the bow mount trolling motor in conjunction with heavy four to five 
ounce snap weights is a deadly tactic for incredible boat control while trolling deep structure. September 11, 2017

Structure Trolling Refined

By Jason Mitchell Editor’s note: The author, Jason Mitchell hosts the popular

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(photo by Steve Weisman) The author’s grandson, Hunter holds the first steelhead taken at 5 a.m. September 8, 2017

Experiencing the Thrill of Lake Michigan

By Steve Weisman How is this for a change? Fishing in 23’ of water on West Okoboji

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(photo by Bob Jensen) We were trolling for walleyes a couple of July’s ago and they wanted the bait at 2.5 miles per hour, although this big guy took Mike Frisch’s crankbait moving even a little faster. September 4, 2017

Troll Faster in the Summer

By Bob Jensen Fishing the Midwest Fishing Team Fish are cold-blooded creatures. 

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(photo by Steve Weisman) Iowa’s waterfowl hunters are hoping to see scenes like this flock of Canada geese during the 2017 waterfowl season. August 29, 2017

2017 waterfowl seasons and bag limits set

By Steve Weisman Here it is in late August, and I am already looking forward to

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Photo courtesy Iowa DNR August 28, 2017

First hunting season just around the corner

By Steve Weisman Are you ready for this one? The first hunting season is just around

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akin August 28, 2017

Trolling for Walleyes

By Shane Akin Trolling for walleyes is the best way to put a lot of fish in the

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Hummingbird taking a break from feeding August 15, 2017

Experiencing an Unexpected Visitor

By Darial Weisman Each year brings its share of surprises for those of us who

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#2b-Reeds Run sign August 2, 2017

SLPA Leads the Way in Protecting Reeds Run Wildlife Area

By Steve Weisman Over the past few years, I have shared a lot of stories about the

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#1-Weisman-Blue Water fishing seminar August 2, 2017

Host of Lindy’s Fish Ed Television series Jon Thelen...

By Steve Weisman The Okoboji Blue Water Festival scheduled for August 11-12 at

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Fork lightning over dark orange sky on stormy day June 26, 2017

Don’t play with lightning

By Steve Weisman In mid-May, a friend helped me get my pontoon on the hoist and my

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Bluegill close up caught fishing June 19, 2017

Taking care of our bluegills

By Steve Weisman Over the years, I have watched fishing regulations change as

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