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Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
By now the hot early ice walleye bite has passed on many lakes and many ice anglers are looking for some biting fish. One bite that is often...
17 hours 55 min ago
January 3, 2018
Walleyes: A look back at 2017
I am very fortunate to have the opportunity to travel across the Midwest sampling some of the good walleye fishing this region offers. This past...
January 3, 2018 - 5:47am
December 7, 2017
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
A great time to catch winter walleyes is during the month or so after when safe ice first forms. Walleyes now are often still feeding aggressively...
December 7, 2017 - 9:49am
November 22, 2017
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
With another open-water fishing season nearly in the books, now is a good time to look back and see what the season brought, what was learned,...
November 22, 2017 - 12:25am
November 8, 2017
Mike Frisch: Crankin' late for largemouths
My fishing experiences tell me that October is one month to spend as much time on the water as possible. In fact, some of my best fishing days for walleyes, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and crappies have all occurred during October. Once October gives way to November and the water...
November 8, 2017 - 12:25am
October 25, 2017
Mike Frisch: Targeting smallies in the fall
One of my favorite fall outdoor activities is fishing for smallmouth bass. These fish often school tightly on small structural elements. Sometimes...
October 25, 2017 - 12:25am
October 4, 2017
Mike Frisch: Find the bait to find the walleyes
A fishing partner and I were on Lake Vermilion in northern Minnesota fishing walleyes recently. We started our morning searching mid-depth structures...
October 4, 2017 - 12:25am
September 6, 2017
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
One thing that consistently successful anglers usually do well is assess the area the fish are holding in, and then they use baits that efficiently...
September 6, 2017 - 12:00am
August 31, 2017
South Dakota speed goats
Last week I traveled to western South Dakota for my first-ever pronghorn antelope archery hunt. Rob Parmentier, a friend from Minnetonka who...
August 31, 2017 - 12:24pm
August 2, 2017
Mike Frisch: Find the fish
A wide range of topics can be discussed when it comes to offering suggestions for more fishing success. Using the right lure size and color is...
August 2, 2017 - 12:00am
July 19, 2017
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Largemouth bass are numerous in lots of places and they can be caught using a variety of fishing methods. One of the most enjoyable ways is by using a soft hollow body top-water frog. These baits often lead to explosive bites as bass come up from below the baits and "blow up" on them....
July 19, 2017 - 12:00am
July 5, 2017
Summer jigs catch 'em all
In reality, a fishing jig is a pretty simple device. A chunk of lead with a hook molded into that lead. Pretty simple, but probably the lure...
July 5, 2017 - 9:04am
June 14, 2017
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
June is often a great time to catch walleyes. These fish are fully recovered from the spawn, are on the feed, and are often not that tough to...
June 14, 2017 - 12:00am
May 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Boating early-summer bass
Early summer is one of my favorite times of year to chase largemouth bass. Many of these fish are now recovered from the spawn and are actively feeding. Plus, many are still roaming shallow to mid-depth waters and can be caught throwing a swim jig, which just happens to be one of...
May 31, 2017 - 12:00am
May 10, 2017
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
Walleye fishing season is finally here this Saturday! Many have been waiting for this day since putting the boat away last fall. Now that the...
May 10, 2017 - 12:51am