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Susquehanna River: New York’s Best Kept Secret Smallmouth Location!

Ontario.  Erie.  St. Lawrence River.  Champlain.  Oneida.  Seneca.  Cayuga.  These are the names you hear thrown around when people talk about monster smallmouth bass in NY.  What if there was another name that belonged in that group, an overlooked...
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So You Want to Be a Pro Walleye Fisherman?

An end of season reflection from a second year pro It is the end of September, and for all intents and purposes, tournament walleye fishing is over. So now what? Do I just crawl into a hole and hibernate until...
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Fishing Luck vs. Skill: Finding the Missing Puzzle Piece

I recently came across a social media post featuring a quote that professional bass angler, Rick Clunn, had said, “If you are ever going to get into bass fishing seriously, you’ve got to forget one thing. That is luck,...

5 Ways to Break Out of a Mundane Fishing Routine

After awhile, some of us start to view fishing sort of like an old comfortable pair of shoes. We put them on in the same ritualistic way every day and like having the confidence that they will fit right...

Rock-hopping the Striper Coast

This is my rock. There are many like it, but this one is mine. The iconic image of a surfcaster on an isolated rock, bent rod, battling elements and fish alike gets any angler’s adrenaline flowing.  More predominant in New...