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Flipping Heavy Cover for Bass by Garrett Haglin

Flipping Heavy Cover for Bass by Garrett Haglin

It’s that time of the year again! The fall bite is on, and the largemouth are hungry. Largemouth bass often take to deeper waters as water temperatures change where the water temps are most consistent, however, when the warm sun is shining and the panfish inhabit the

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The versatility of TUCR Spinning Rods

The versatility of TUCR Spinning Rods

The versatility of TUCR Spinning Rods Using the right tools for the job is absolutely necessary when fishing your preferred target species, but it doesn’t hurt a thing to invest in a rod or two that exhibits top-notch performance when opportunities to fish multiple techniques are present.

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TUCR 7’6″ APEX PRO – The Meat Stick

TUCR 7’6″ APEX PRO – The Meat Stick

Why have a custom rod built specifically for the way you fish? Because you can. Why have a custom rod built with superior quality and fine-tuned action? Because you can. Why have a custom rod built to last a lifetime and to depend on? Because you can.

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Pre-Spawn Bass

Pre-Spawn Bass

Garrett Haglin Outdoors Pre-Spawn Bass Although allergy season is a living nightmare for me, springtime is my most favorite time of year to find big behemoth largemouth and smallmouth during the pre-spawn season. There’s just something about organizing new tackle, re-rigging rods for every technique you could

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Opening Line-Up

Opening Line-Up

By Googlyeyed Guide (Andy Walsh) The fishing opener has finally arrived, and we all know what that means! Yes, that’s right, walleyes topside without drilling holes! Here is my opening line up, for the opener and beyond. These tactics will work from opener all the way through

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Early Season Northern Pike Tactics

Early Season Northern Pike Tactics

By Larry Hanson Larry Hanson Outdoors and Tuned Up Custom Rods Pro Staff It’s that time again.  The time that all of us anglers in Minnesota have been patiently waiting for; the Minnesota Walleye and Northern Pike fishing season opener!  Most anglers will be hoping to catch

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A Dream Of Spring

A Dream Of Spring

               A dream of spring is not just the name of the final book in the Game of Thrones Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin. For most winter-weary people across the ice belt, it is finally a reality. After a particularly brutal second

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Relief is Coming

Relief is Coming

John Rasmussen With this winter being one of the snowiest on record here in Minnesota, I’m sure most of us have been day dreaming about open water and camo Crocs but let’s not get too far ahead ourselves. Travel is brutal on the lakes right now but

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Tough Travel Sight Fishing

Tough Travel Sight Fishing

Tough Travel Sight Fishing By: Bryan Myers, In-Depth Outdoors Pro One of my favorite techniques for chasing panfish is sight fishing in clear water. It’s something I have done for years but I never feel like I spend enough time doing it. It’s something that works for

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Walleye Bacon Bites

Walleye Bacon Bites

Ingredients –        Canned Water Chestnuts –        Thin Cut Bacon –        Walleye Fillets –        Your favorite BBQ Sauce –        Toothpicks Preparation –        Preheat oven to 400F –        If the fillets are frozen let them thaw out overnight. –        Remove any of the freezer burned meat. –        Soak toothpicks

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Suspended Walleye? You Bet!

Suspended Walleye? You Bet!

The fish I aim to speak about in this blog is one that is spoken of quite frequently, whether it be in a posting on social medias, over numerous radio stations and or in the newspaper and is the topic of many controversial conversations and debates. It

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Sealing the deal with cold front early ice gills- Precision Noodle

Sealing the deal with cold front early ice gills- Precision Noodle

Early season ice fishing is undoubtedly one of the most opportunistic times of the year to get on crazy bites; for all species of fish. A favorite of mine during this time of the year is the big bull bluegill bites (Say that five times fast). The

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