Category: Blog Posts

Weather dominates early crappie tournaments

February 15, 2023

By Greg McCain The weather continues to be the common thread dominating early-season crappie tournaments. That scenario definitely applied in multiple ways to the inaugural Crappie Masters Elite Series tournament (Feb. 3-4) originally scheduled for Cross Lake (LA). Local officials closed Cross because of high water just before pre-fishing, forcing Crappie Masters to move the…read more

Unique qualities of ice tournaments with Brennan Schuette

February 14, 2023

By Greg McCain Brennan Schuette considers himself much more than just a fishing guide or videographer. The Minnesota outdoorsman includes guide trips and videography in his adventures, but he participates in just about any outdoor-related activity available. “Ice fishing, open-water fishing, turkey hunting, goose hunting, duck hunting. I don’t deer hunt, but I pheasant hunt,”…read more

Dock shooting: Tips for beginners

January 11, 2023

By Greg McCain Considering dock shooting but afraid to pull the trigger? Yes, the technique can be intimidating, but the repetitive nature of dock shooting can also be about the best therapy found in fishing. It’s also a deadly presentation when all the elements of fish, fishing conditions, and fisherman mesh together. For those ACC…read more