Fishing Report: May 2019

May can be a magical month for fishing in Idaho. With the ice melted off reservoirs and warm water species switching into their summer feeding mode, there is no shortage of quality water to fish.…

Fishing Report: April 2019

Prime fishing season is nearly upon us! Several area lakes are already turning on, and more will follow soon as temperatures stabilize. Read more about where the fish are biting in this week’s fishing report.…

Stay Atop Your Perch!

Last fall, I was fishing for smallmouth bass on the Snake River. It was late in the season, and the action was starting to slow down. My partner and I boated a handful, but it…

Persistence Pays Off

I have a long-running joke with my fishing buddies, and it usually comes out when the action is less than stellar. I tell them I’ll never get skunked—not because I’m some great fisherman, but because…

Getting Froggy for Summer Largemouth

Late summer months can be magical for largemouth bass fishing. With the spawn long over and cooler temperatures looming in the not-so-distant future, fish turn their attention to piling on as many calories as they…

Selective Harvest is a Win-Win

One thing I never want this column to be is a soap box. I’m here to give you some fun fishing insight, not to preach against the immoralities of killing fish. So, I’ll start by…