Record Drum from Lake Champlain New York

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Sheepshead, also known as a drum, can reach enormous size. A lot bigger than I could even imagine, like this 29 pound 14 ounce drum Amelia Whalen caught June 4th from Lake Champlain. The fish measured a remarkeable 36.5 inches long, breaking the previous state record by 3 pounds. This just goes to show all the great fishing opportunities New York has to offer, even for a…
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New Smallmouth Bass South Dakota State Record

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You would never find me spearing a smallmouth bass, but for some, this has become a popular sport. Alex Portice speared this 6 pound 1 ounce smallmouth bass at Lake Francis Case, making it the new spearing record for South Dakota. This smallie is just beautiful, I probably would of put it back in the water to keep the good gene pool going, but I don’t think…
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2 Record Pink Salmon from Alaska Kenai River

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It took 42 years for two fishermen to come along and break the pink salmon record in a matter of two days, well actually 3 hours apart. Thomas Salas hooked a monster out of the Kenai River near Big Eddy in Soldotna on Monday Night, which weighed 12 pounds, 13 ounces. When anglers took the fish to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game office the next…
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Hammer Handle Pike T-boned by Bigger Pike

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I’m still waiting for this to happen to me, when you catch a smaller fish and a much bigger fish comes along and attacks it. I’ve heard so many stories from so many different people, this has yet to happen to me and I’m fucking jealous, lol! It’s so cool and tantalizing, this video just gets my adrenaline pumping just by watching it. I’m not sure how…
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Lake Naconiche Record Bass

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David Rabalais caught this lunker of a largemouth out on Lake Naconiche, weighing in at 14.12 pounds, little did he know David had caught the new record for the lake. Story goes, fishing was slow for an hour, until he got his first bite using a Texas-rigged tequila sunrise worm in about 15-16 feet of water. The fish hammered his bait and gave him one hell of…
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Huge Smallmouth Bass from Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin

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My God, check out the size of this smallmouth bass! Coming in at 8.29 pounds, this fish helped fuel a top 5 finish for Scott Bonnema at the 2014 Sturgeon Bay Open. Just check out the girth on the smallie, the bass looks like it eats crayfish and gobies by the dozens. I bet after Scott Bonnema set the hook on this monster, he probably though he…
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World Record Muskie from Fox River Wisconsin

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What could of possibly been a world record muskie, was put back into Fox River to live another day. Story goes, on May 9th John Grover was fishing for walleye in the mouth of Fox River when he hooked into something big on a 3 inch twister tail grub. The fish gave him a fight of a lifetime, he fought the beast for a whole hour, even…
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Fred Trost’s Practical Sportsman Theme Song

Fred Trost’s Practical Sportsman Theme Song

For all you Michiganders that remember Fred Trost’s Practical Sportsman from the 90s, I salute you, this was the popular theme song from the show. Hunters and fishermen in Michigan just loved the show, especially Big Buck Night when it swung around. If you remember, we didn’t have fishing forums or social media back then, so a lot of outdoorsmen counted on these television shows to stay…
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What Happens to Lures on Break Offs

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When a fish snaps your line, ever wonder what happens to your bait in the fish’s mouth? Does it get lodged in the fish’s mouth forever or does the fish spit it out eventually? Well according to this study, when it comes to a crankbait getting lodged in a northern pike’s jaw, pike were able to shake the lure out of their mouth in just a few…
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Top 5 Pike Attacks of Baby Ducks

Top 5 Pike Attacks of Baby Ducks

Honestly, I don’t agree with this order here, I would have to say #5 should be #1! With that duck squawking like crazy, then all of a sudden a pike comes out of nowhere chasing it, at one point you could tell the bird knew something was following it, then all of a sudeen you heard silence. This was a true example of how cruel mother nature…
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