The lake was like glass as my wife Kris and I headed across the water to a sand flat with newly emerging bulrushes on it.This particular shallow flat is a major spawning area for crappies, sunfish and bluegills each spring. I killed my outboard and dropped the trolling motor to ease us stealthily into where … Read moreSmall Plastics for Big Panfish!
Some anglers waste their early spring days twiddling their thumbs while waiting for word that the bite has begun at their favorite lake or “Walleye Opener”. But there’s no time like the present to explore smaller ponds nearer to home. They are the first spots to turn on after winter leaves the Midwest, and many … Read moreThe Ponds in Spring