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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by Bob Jensen  | The hot months of summer can also provide some hot fishing action. Put your bait where the fish are and you will get bit. Summer, according to the calendar, has arrived.  In the fish’s underwater world, lots of things are going on.  All of these things affect what the fish do, […]

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by Jack Busby   For over 50 years Al and Ron Lindner have been helping anglers locate and catch fish. From the seminal “Secret Teachings” formula of F + L + P = Success to FRS (Fish Response System), decades of info-packed TV and radio fishing programming, countless DVDs, to Lindner Media’s “Angling Edge” TV […]

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by Bob Jensen  | The Midwest is blessed with all sorts of fishing opportunities. Lakes, rivers, ponds, and reservoirs dot our landscape.  Wherever you live, you don’t need to drive far to wet a line. Rivers can provide some outstanding fishing action throughout the summer. Actually, rivers can be good year ‘round, especially the larger […]

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Have you ever been fishing and catchin’em really good off one spot, then the action slowed a little bit, then it pretty much shut off? You figure you probably caught them all, so you move to another spot. Next time that happens, before you move, try switching your lure presentation. If you do, you’ll probably […]

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by Bob Jensen  This is the time of year when many anglers start thinking about the approaching open water fishing season.  Those thoughts remind them that they need or want a new rod for that approaching open water fishing season.  Some anglers want a technique specific rod, others want a rod that will enable them […]

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by Bob Jensen I was on the ice last week with some friends fishing for perch and crappies and walleyes and whatever else wanted to bite.  We caught a good bunch of fish, but there were also lulls in the action when my friends and I talked about a bunch of different things.  Mixed with […]

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