How to tie a Wolf River Rig

The Wolf River Rig is a classic among walleye anglers in Wisconsin and for good reason. They are an excellent way to ensure your bait stays in front of fish that are hanging tight to the bottom, even when the current is significant.

Whether jigging, trolling, or using dead rods, the Wolf River Rig is a proven way to get on fish.

These rigs can be used to catch a host of other species when fishing dead rods, including carp and catfish. This is a great setup to have in your back pocket and it’s very easy to put together.

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10 tips for sight fishing carp

Targeting carp during the warmer months is an exciting way to spend time on the water.

These fish are abundant and fight hard. As an added bonus, few anglers pursue carp.

Sight fishing can take this experience to a whole new level. There’s nothing like seeing a 10-pounder swim right up and inhale your bait.

Late spring and early summer can be the best time of year to do this.

Here are some tips for sight fishing carp:

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Worth the wait

I’m a firm believer that outdoors success doesn’t happen on a schedule.

There are so many variables that go into a productive hunting or fishing trip. After all, we’re dealing with wild animals.

Weather, photoperiods, population numbers, human pressure, and activity levels are just a handful of things one must consider when trying to drop that trophy buck or pin down a fish of a lifetime.

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How to recycle fishing line

We’ve all been there.

You’re enjoying a beautiful day on the water when, for some reason, you have to re-tie your fishing line.

Whether it is because of a tangle or it’s just time to switch baits, cutting and discarding fishing line is simply part of the experience.

But even though this frequent occurrence can become mundane, it’s important to be mindful of how you handle your scrap line.

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