You Must Know These Bass Fishing Rigs

From Texas to Carolina and Ned Too. OUR FAVORITE TYPES OF BASS FISHING RIGS The following list of bass fishing rig setups is in no way an exhaustive list. Read the tips below to ensure that your bass fishing rod setup utilizes the correct bass fishing rigs and knots for best results. There are bass […]

Fishing after the storm

The prelude to a summertime pop-up thunderstorm can turn the bass bite on enough for even a novice to enjoy the action. However, when the thunder, lightning and rain subside is the time that separates the weekend anglers from the pros. “To understand what happens afterwards, you have to understand what happens before (the storm),” […]

Two Good Options for Summer Fishing

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 20, 2019) – Although this June so far is wet and soggy, the long-range weather forecast calls for a return to normal summer patterns. We can finally look forward to stable water levels, hot weather and predictable fishing. Bass fishing in summer revolves around light, or the lack of it. The best […]

Commission Nomination Meeting set for June 25 in Prestonsburg

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A meeting to nominate candidates for the 7th Wildlife District representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday, June 25, at the Mountain Arts Center, 50 Hal Rogers Drive, Prestonsburg, Ky. This meeting is an opportunity for the public to have a voice on their representative […]

Angler catches new state record bluegill on fly rod in Colorado

An angler caught a giant bluegill in Colorado this week to set the state record, check out these pictures! Passes former record by 4 ounces and 2 inches Gregory Wallace set out to catch some pike on a fly rod the week of June 12, 2019 at Totten Reservoir in the Southwest corner of the […]

How often do you see this commonly infectious disease?

Melanosis (Black Spot, Blotchy Bass) Commonly Infected Wildlife Fish. Bass and catfish are commonly affected, but other species can also be affected. Is This Animal Infected? There are multiple causes of black spots in fish (flukes can cause black spots, for example). Melanosis is not an infection but an increase in the melanin in the […]

Tips to Catch Bass in High Water

With record rains, it’s a common problem this year If you fill it, they will come. That’s a bankable principle bass anglers follow when big rains raise lake levels. Rivers rise, spillways gush, water invades the shallows, and fish run to the bank. It’s mostly an appetite thing; the dominant motivator, second only to spawning, […]

Summer Mother Nature: Watch this deer fawn being born!

Spring and summer is the time of year deer give birth to their young. Spring and summer is the time of year deer give birth to their young. A deer may have between one and three babies, two being most common. Fawns are born from April though June. They are born with their eyes open […]

Our Top 5 Kentucky Fishing Holes

Kentucky Lake Fishing. It’s what has earned Kentucky Lake a reputation that few bodies of water can amass. A world-class fishery that attracts bass, crappie, smallmouth, panfish, sauger, white bass and catfish anglers from around the globe, Big Bear Resort is right in the center of the action. Kentucky Lake itself is a 186,000 acre […]