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How to Catch Sunfish | The Unsure Parents Guide to Fishing with Kids

May 25, 2013 6:04 am1 comment
How to Catch Sunfish | The Unsure Parents Guide to Fishing with Kids

School will soon be out, and for some occasional fishers this will be an excellent time to take the kids fishing for perhaps the first time.  But if you are more than a little rusty, here is a good article you can use to refresh yourself. It discusses the obvious […]

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The ABC’s of Jigging by the Walleye Guys – Walleye Central

May 23, 2013 6:57 am0 comments
The ABC’s of Jigging by the Walleye Guys – Walleye Central

Jigging for Walleyes Today we are sharing an article on jigging for walleye. Specifically on Vertical Jigging, Pitching Jigs and Trolling Jigs for Walleye. Jigs are among the most productive walleye lures known to man. Learning to choose the right jig and the right jigging presentation may not be as easy […]

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Shaky Head Worm Technique for Post Spawn Bass

May 17, 2013 11:30 am0 comments
Shaky Head Worm Technique for Post Spawn Bass

Bass Resource posted a good 12 minute video on the Shaky Head Worm technique.  It’s a good approach for post spawn Bass, and other times when the fish are just off and not biting. Bobberhead Bob doesn’t know a lot about fishing with plastic worms. He prefers to dangle his […]

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Basic Jig Fishing Techniques for Bass

May 12, 2013 8:59 am0 comments
Basic Jig Fishing Techniques for Bass

Basic Jig Fishing Technique for Bass, including How to Flip a bait, How to Pitch a Bait, What you are trying to emulate, How to get out of grass and more… Bass season isn’t open yet in Minnesota, and everyone is out walleye fishing, but I found a great video […]

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Northern Pike Through the Ice – Catch and Release Query

April 29, 2013 7:17 am0 comments
Northern Pike Through the Ice – Catch and Release Query

I came across this video of a nice 20 + pound Northern pike landed though the ice. Nice job of pulling it in, but as you watch this video, I would  be interested in your comments regarding the chances that this fish would survive the release. I am not being […]

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Fishing – Style Follows Circumstances

April 13, 2013 11:12 pm0 comments
Fishing – Style Follows Circumstances

Fishing styles is all about fishing appropriate to your Circumstances Ultimately fishing is about presenting your bait to the fish in a way that will catch their attention, get them to act and an effective response once they do. When the Occasional Fisher talks about fishing styles we include such […]

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The Occasional Fisher – For Those of Us Who Can’t Play Hooky as Much as We Would Like

April 12, 2013 7:22 pm0 comments
The Occasional Fisher – For Those of Us Who Can’t Play Hooky as Much as We Would Like

The Occasional Fisher is all about fishing.  But it is not necessarily all about every fisherman or woman. If you are on the Bass Tournament Circuit, we admire you, maybe even envy you, but we are not you. We like/love to go fishing, but our lives, jobs, family and or […]

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