It's not uncommon to see an angler staring into the tackle box with a catatonic look on his face, overwhelmed with options. Choosing the easiest option first—lure color—can break the spell and get hooks in the water.
Guide Kurt "Bronco" Schultz has angling skills far beyond his 34 years. He is on the upper Wisconsin River almost daily when winter cedes control.
Fishing doesn’t get much easier than you’ll find right now. Rudimentary angling skills and a variety of bait presentations will get your string stretched—once you find the fish.
The last couple of weeks have been ideal for finding freshly grown morel mushrooms and spawning crappies.
The right combination of timing, location and luck makes it much easier to catch Wisconsin's state fish.
Outdoors columnist D.S. Pledger reflects on his three decades of writing for The Gazette.
Outdoors columnist Ted Peck shares his advice for filling a turkey tag.
As the walleye spawn winds down, location matters if fishermen want to snag trophy walleye.
Before heading West to hunt elk in the Rockies, outdoors columnist D.S. Pledger brushed up on what to do if he were to meet a bear on his journey.
Rough fish such as carp have the reputation of second-class citizens, but prepared properly, they're still good to eat.