by Bob Jensen   I joined fishing guide Scott Madison on the Missouri River near Yankton South Dakota this past week. Due to flooding last year, some stretches of the Missouri have changed a bit. That is true on the river near Yankton. There are sand bars where there didn’t used to be sand bars. […]

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by Bob Jensen If you want to be successful when you go fishing, you need to first, find the fish. Once you’ve done that, you need to give them what they want to eat. If you do those two things, you’ll catch more fish more often. One really important thing to remember is that fish […]

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by Lance Davidson with Alex Rutledge   Most turkey hunters like getting out in the field to patch together the pieces of the puzzle that will help them bag a bird once the redbuds start to bloom.  Serious turkey hunters, however, see scouting as much more than an enjoyable way of shaking off late winter’s […]

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 by Bob Jensen In the minds of many of the most successful ice-anglers, the best fishing of the season is quickly approaching.  The last few weeks of ice-fishing are here, and the fishing action is picking up.  Several species of fish are particularly active under the ice right now, but perch are what many folks […]

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by Bob Jensen I just got back from an ice-fishing trip to Big Stone Lake.  Big Stone straddles the Minnesota/South Dakota border and is an outstanding fishery for a variety of fish species, but it’s the perch that brought us to Big Stone on this trip.  Big Stone has become one of the Midwest’s premier […]

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by Bob Jensen   Winter is making its annual visit.  Some folks really look forward to winter, others don’t.  One of the reasons some people don’t like winter is the cold.  However, with all the improvements that have been made in outdoor clothing, there really is no need to be cold.  Sure your nose and […]

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by Bob Jensen The stretch of the Mississippi River where it provides a border for Minnesota/Wisconsin and Wisconsin/Iowa is one of the most productive fisheries in the world.  The variety of fish and the quality of fish is amazing.  I was on the Mississippi last week with some friends.  We fished the stretch from Lansing, […]

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by Bob Jensen   If you want to catch more fish, whether it is spring, summer, fall or winter, you need to be versatile.  Being versatile when you’re fishing means different things.  Let’s look at some of those things. Some anglers are one-dimensional.  For instance, all they fish for are bass.  Or, maybe all they […]

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