by Bob Jensen  | Early summer can provide some of the best fishing action of the year for many species of fish found in the Midwest.  In fact, many very successful anglers consider June to be the best time of the year to go fishing.  Walleyes and bass are particularly susceptible to an angler’s presentation […]

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by Bob Jensen  | Largemouth bass can be found in lots of lakes, rivers, and ponds across the country.  In southern areas bass catching has been in full swing for weeks, but in the Midwest the bass action is just starting.  In fact, in some states that have an open and closed season for bass […]

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by Bob Jensen  | It’s a new open water fishing season across the Midwest.  Most of the states that have a closed season for some species of fish have opened, and in places where the season never closes, anglers have been fishing and catching for several weeks.  It used to be that anglers planned their […]

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by Bob Jensen  | A new fishing season is underway.  Some anglers commit themselves to trying new baits and techniques every new season.  They feel that trying new things makes them a more complete, versatile angler, and they’re right.  If you’re one of those curious people who wants to catch more fish, and if you […]

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by Bob Jensen  | The fishing season in several states across the Midwest will be opening soon.  In areas where seasons are open year ‘round, anglers are already out there chasing walleyes, northern pike, bass, and panfish.  The next few weeks and months are the most popular times for an angler to get on the […]

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by Bob Jensen  |   People who like to fish spend a good amount of time talking about the different things that can help them catch more fish.  There are a number of considerations that can partially or fully determine our fishing success, but perhaps the one consideration that we talk about the most is […]

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by Bob Jensen  | Different anglers have different definitions of what fishing success is.  To some, fishing success is catching a bunch of fish: Size doesn’t matter, they just want to catch something. To other anglers, fishing success means you caught a big one.  Size is more important than numbers. And then there are those […]

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Join us in congratulating Portia Simpson on her newest success! Gamekeeper, deer stalker and friend of The American Outdoorsman, Portia has written a new book on her gamekeeping experiences on the Isle of Rum in Scotland. As one of the first women in Scotland to qualify as a master gamekeeper at the mere age of 24, Portia […]

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