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About.com Freshwater Fishing: Most Popular Articles



These articles are the most popular over the last month.



Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:43:46 +0000

 



What Are the Best-Tasting Freshwater Fish?

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Some thoughts on bluegill, catfish, crappie, largemouth and smallmouth bass, freshwater drum, trout, walleye, and white bass as table fare.



What Is Fishing

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

What is fishing? Freshwater Fishing.



What Is Monofilament Fishing Line

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

What is monofilament fishing line? Learn more about our top 7 picks for best monofilament fishing lines.



Pros and Cons of Mono, Fluorocarbon, and...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here are the things you need to know about the three main categories of fishing line, nylon monofilament, fluorocarbon, and braid or microfilament.



8 Reasons Why You Are Not Catching Fish

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here are eight reasons, or excuses, for not catching fish, or for having a poor day of fishing, and what you can about them.



New World Record Bass

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Has a new world record bass been caught?



When To Use Topwater Lures for Bass

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here are the prime times and conditions to use topwater lures and enjoy exciting surface bass action.



The Proper Way to Fill a Fishing Reel with Line

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here’s the proper way to fill baitcasting, spinning, and spincasting reels with monofilament or braided line.



What Are the Pros and Cons of Using Braid...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

What is a braid fishing line? Read about its good and bad points, from being able to tie knots, cutting braids, lack of stretch, and more.



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Lake Trout

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of lake trout.



Are Freshwater Drum Good To Eat?

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Donna says freshwater drum are underrated and are good to eat.



What to Know About Fishing At Night

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Practical tips on tackle, lights, noise, safety, and other factors that make fishing in the dark more productive.



Top 10 What are the best bass lakes in Georgia

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here is my list of the top ten big lakes in Georgia for bass.



Bedding Time for Bream

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

When bream are bedding you can catch several kinds.



How To Choose the Right Fishing Line

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How to choose the right fishing line.



There Are Many Different Kinds of Bream

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

There are many kinds of bream. Freshwater Fishing.



What Are the Parts Of A Fishing Hook?

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here are the parts of fishing hooks.



World Record Bass From Georgia

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

The world record bass was caught near Jacksonville, GA. Here are some pictures of the signs there and info about the catch



What I’m Using: Nylon-Fluoro Hybrid Line

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

A nylon-fluorocarbon blend, Yo-Zuri Hybrid is a castable line with low visibility, low stretch, and good abrasion resistance.



Field Testing Raymarine’s Wi-Fish...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

A field report on Raymarine’s affordable Wi-Fish sonar unit, which wirelessly sends depth, temp, and fish-locating info to a smartphone or tablet.



What Does “Pound-Test” Mean on a...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

The strength of most fishing lines is not exactly what their labels say. Here’s why.



Freshwater Drum Fish Fact Sheet

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Freshwater Drum are so widespread you are likely to catch one while fishing for some other kind of fish. Don't complain, just enjoy the fight.



Fishing in Brackish Water

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

The author's experiences and advice on fishing in areas where saltwater and freshwater species overlap.



A Fisherman's Guide to Catching Catfish in Lakes

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Catching catfish fishing in lakes, where to find them and what to use.



Fishing Rods 101

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

This instructional primer details the basic components and categories of freshwater fishing rods.



Catching Bass in Early Spring

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here’s advice on where to fish, how to play water temps, what lures to use, and what retrieves are best for early spring bass.



5 Simple Ways to Cook Freshwater Bass Fillets

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Cooking bass fillets by deep frying, baking with butter and onions, baking with hot sauce, breading and baking, and pan frying with Italian dressing.



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Bluegill...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of bluegill (bream) sunfish, one of the most popular small species in North America.



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Yellow Perch

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of yellow perch, one of the most popular of all North American freshwater species.



How to Maintain Your Spinning Reel

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here are detailed instructions on how to clean and maintain your spinning reel, to keep it working smoothly.



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Flathead...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of flathead catfish.



Catching Muskies Through the Seasons

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

When to fish, what places to fish, and what lures to use, to catch muskies in spring, summer, and fall.



Red Fishing Line

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Use red fishing line when fishing Lake Michigan - here is why red fishing line is good.



Facts About Freshwater Sunfish

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about sunfish, a scientifically defined group of species which includes many of the most popular angling targets in North America.



Fishing Rod Info and Reviews

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Information on fishing rods, from picking a rod to reviews of specific rods.



How to Spool Line On a Spin Cast Fishing Reel

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How to put line on a spin cast reel



Matching Rods and Reels for Bass Fishing

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Advice on matched rods and reels for use with assorted lures and bass fishing circumstances.



Bass Lures Fishermen Should Have

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Read the picks of the best bass lures. Learn about plastic worms, spinnerbaits, jigging spoons, topwater plugs, tail spinners, and more.



How To Fish a Jig and Pig Bait

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

A jig and pig is a great bait for big bass, especially in the winter. Read about how and when this type of bait is typically used.



Facts About 6 of the Most Common and Popular...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of green sunfish, longear sunfish, mud sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, and redear sunfish.



Here's Why I Love to Fish

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

The reasons why people go fishing are many and varied; for the author, outwitting the quarry and feeling the pull of a fish head the list.



How To Clean A Gar If You Catch One and Want to...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

These pictures and instructions will help you clean a gar.



Fishing for Bass During the Shad Spawn

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Bass go wild when the shad spawn, and you can have a lot of action with spinnerbaits and surface lures if you're in the right place at the right time.



Facts About Fishhook Patterns, Sizes, and Gauges

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Knowing about hook patterns, sizes, and wire gauges will help you choose the right hook for a specific application. The particulars and attributes are detailed here.



Catch & Release: How to Unhook Fish Properly

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How to unhook a fish is one of the most important facets of proper releasing practices; here’s how, plus guidance on when to leave the hook in.



Learning to Cast a Baitcasting Reel

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Learning to use a baitcasting reel requires proper setup, developing thumb control of the spool, and a lot of practice.



Reels: Gear Ratio and Speed Don’t Tell...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How gear ratio, spool size, and line levels affect the amount of line retrieved when you turn the handle on a fishing reel.



The Lowdown on Using Light Tackle for Bass

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here’s what constitutes fishing light for bass, and how you can use appropriate tackle to be effective and have fun.



A Fisherman's Guide to Crappie

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Basic information about black and white crappie



Getting a Crappie Fishing Education on Lake...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Fishing for crappie on Lake Talquin, Florida, where slow trolling with many lines and jigs produced large crappies.



Snakehead Fish

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Snakehead fish are not native to the US but are being found in some states. What problems can they cause and what can you do?



A Professional Bass Angler Talks About the...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Professional bass angler Boyd Duckett discusses the need to be mentally and physically prepared to fish in competitive events.



Cane Pole Fishing

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Fishing with a cane pole. Freshwater Fishing.



10 Ways to Take Good Care of Your Fishing Line

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here’s what you need to do to make sure that you’re always using fishing line that is in top shape.



Fishing Definition of Trash Fish

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

What are trash fish, how do you catch them and can you eat them?



Thunder & Lightning - What To Do When...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Anglers are often caught in the open when thunder and lightning occur; here’s what to do.



How to Achieve Better Spincasting

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How to deal with line twist, spool issues, gear selection, and casting accuracy and distance with spincasting tackle.



Facts and Thoughts About Fishing for Spawning...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Bass are on beds (nests) in the spring and sometimes vulnerable and targeted by anglers. Fishing for them is legal in some places, and not in others.



What Lures and Retrieves Are Best for...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Jigs and jig-spinner combos, fished slowly, are tops for catching yellow perch, crappies, and sunfish.



How to Use Jigs and Spoons for Vertical Fishing

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Info on vertical jigging techniques, how to determine the depth of your lure, using sonar while jigging, and what lures to use.



How to Clean the Fish You Catch

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How I clean fish, with step by step fish cleaning pictures



How to Fish a "Trick" Worm for Largemouth Bass

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How to rig and retrieve a brightly colored slow-action soft plastic worm for largemouth bass.



June Catfish

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Catfish are fun to catch and good to eat, and I fish for them with trotlnes, bankhooks and jugs



Practical Advice About Fishing From a Kayak

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here’s practical information about fishing simply from a kayak, plus what types to use and the appropriate gear to bring fishing.



Field Testing the Rapala Shadow Rap

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

This field-test report evaluates the Rapala Shadow Rap, a hard jerkbait that sinks slowly but realistically when paused during the retrieve.



What to Do If You Fall Out of a Small Fishing...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How to be prepared in case you fall out of a fishing boat, and what to do if that happens.



Fishing Deep Away From the Bank

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Skeet Reese gives some tips on deep water fishing.



Lures, Tactics, and Places to Catch Bass in...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Lures, tactics, and places to catch freshwater bass in October and November



What Are Panfish?

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here’s the definition and the species included in this non-scientific term that collectively encompasses the most popularly sought fish in North America.



Bass Fishing Spots on Lake Guntersville

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Try these spots for Lake Guntersville Bass. Page 3.



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Crappie

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of crappie, which are among the most popularly sought sunfish species in North America.



Fishing Small Rivers for Walleye

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

You can catch small river walleyes in many places. Wherever walleyes live, there are small rivers that are home to these walleyes.



Shellcracker Fishing

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Catching shellcracker bream is a lot of fun and they are good to eat, too.



Southern Fishing for Bass, Crappie, and Catfish...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Tips for catching bass, crappies, and catfish in southern waters during September.



How to Maintain a Fishing Reel

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here are the actions you need to take to keep a reel ready for use.



Top 10 Bass Lakes in Alabama

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

You won' go wrong fishing any of these lakes in Alabama for bass



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Chain...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of chain pickerel, an aggressive member of the pike clan.



How to Achieve Better Fishing Through Observation

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Observing water clarity, baitfish presence, gamefish movement, and other signs leads to catching fish.



Eight Species of Black Bass

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

There are 8 species of black bass in the United States.



Tips for Catching Bass in Fall

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Roger Lee Brown gives tips on catching fall bass. Read what the best conditions are for bass fishing, what you need to know, and what the best baits are.



How to Fish Out of a Boat You Don’t Control

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Here are several ways to make sure that you get good opportunities and make effective presentations.



Spring Is Prime Time for Big Northern Pike

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Prime time for big pike is when the water temperatures are under 65 F, give or take. It is believed that once water temps reach these higher levels, big pike become somewhat stressed and the bite subsides.



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Walleye

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of walleye.



5 Keys to Trolling Success

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Why depth control, speed, lure action, side and back placement, and boat control make a difference in trolling.



Tips for Fishermen: How to Catch Salmon and Trout

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Captain Jim Hirt has a lot of experience catching salmon and trout on Lake Michigan. These articles will help you catch salmon and trout.



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Nile Perch

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of Nile perch, one of the largest of freshwater fish and most important commercially.



Fishing Line: The Truth About Breaking Strength

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Most labels don’t tell the truth about the basic strength of the manufacturer’s line; it’s stronger than advertised, which is not necessarily a good thing.



About the Size and Age of Bass in Georgia

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

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Many More People Fish Than Was Known, But Not...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

A recent report finds that more people fish over time than was previously known, but many are casual or less frequent participants, which has implications for resource managers.



Lure Size Matters In Bass Fishing Success

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

When and how to match the size of lure to what the bass are feeding on, and when to use a larger lure to catch larger bass.



What’s the Problem With Casting From the...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Boat-operating issues and inefficient casting can make back-seat anglers less effective



What You Should Know About Catching Walleyes

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

This primer details finding and catching walleyes in rivers and lakes by casting, trolling and fishing with bait.



Carolina Rig Basics

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How to rig and use this popular bottom-probing bass rig.



Facts About the Life and Behavior of Alligator...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Facts about the life and behavior of alligator gar, one of North America’s largest-growing inland fish.



Top 10 Freshwater Fishing Games

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

These fishing games vary a lot. Some are free, some cost you, some you can play online.



Catching Bass and Crappies in Muddy Water

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Bass and crappie can be caught when the water is muddy. Here's advice on how to make fish-attracting noise, and what lure types and colors to employ.



How Anglers Can Help Prevent the Spread of...

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Exotic species can be very harmful to aquatic environments; here’s how, and what anglers can do to help prevent the spread of exotics.



12 Ways to Avoid Line Twist, Snarls, and Tangles

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

These tips will help you catch more fish by preventing casting and retrieving problems when using spinning tackle.



Pond Fishing

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

Fishing ponds is a great way to catch fish



How To Set Up For Multi-Rig Crappie Trolling

2017-02-26T11:43:46Z

How to set up your boat to troll for crappie with multiple rods and jigs (spider rigs).