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Featherweight Fly-Fishing…

Scaling down your fly gear will make big sport out of small fish. Looks like a big one,” Janesonn Rome hollered as the rod curved and the line hissed through the water. I could feel every vibration and headshake as the tussle ensued. After some give-and-take, I landed the 12-inch ...

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Featured Lure: The Dardevle…

The curved red-and-white striped, concave design has been a tackle box staple for many generations Without question, the Dardevle is one of the most popular and recognizable spoons ever created. The curved red-and-white striped, concave design has been catching fish for many generations and has been a familiar fixture in ...

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No Such Thing as Too Big…

Pictured above: This mid-40-pounder engulfed a 22-inch eel. Later, on the cutting table, the stomach contents revealed four small lobsters and two very big scup. Full or hungry, a striped bass just can’t resist an eel drifted in its living room. It was one hell of a night, the kind ...

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A Poverty of Riches…

When I was a youngster, every year, usually much earlier than the December 21 date marking the first day of winter, my anxiety about Christmas would set in. Now, you might find it difficult to comprehend why a young boy would worry about the special holiday when Santa comes to ...

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Ice Fishing With Horizontal Hard Baits…

Ice bigger panfish with “Hard Candy” Horizontal Hard Baits Within the last few years, several new horizontal jigging baits have hit the market. Jigging minnows, darters, blades, and horizontal jigs continue to gain momentum as more anglers adopt fast searching tactics for panfish, like they do when hunting larger predators ...

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December Black Ice For The Best Bite…

First ice is the “top pick” for fast ice fishing in the frozen Northeast. Black ice, the clear ice that first forms usually in December, without snow on top, combined with clear water and brilliant sun above, means that silver shiner scales reflect light under tip-ups, and that jigged silvery ...

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OTW’s Top 10 Instagram Photos of 2016…

Below are the 10 most popular photos we posted to the On The Water Instagram account in 2016 (notice a theme?). Thanks to all of our followers who tagged us and messaged us with great fishing photography throughout the year. A new fishing season starts in just a couple weeks, ...

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Big Bass From Trout Water…

Set your traps on a trout pond and set your sights on oversized bass! As I eyeballed the sloshing bucket filled with oversized shiners, I could only hope that a few hawg largemouth bass would find them as appealing as I did. But plans were about to take a 180 ...

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