Category: Freshwater

State Record Burbot (Cusk) Caught in New Hampshire

State Record Burbot (Cusk) Caught in New Hampshire

It’s ice fishing season in New Hampshire, and one angler recently pulled a new state record fish through a hole in the ice. On January 13th, Ryan [...]
5 Items to Add to Your Fishing Pack

5 Items to Add to Your Fishing Pack

Written by: Evan Jones Every fly angler is familiar with the struggle: you want to pack enough gear to be prepared, but not so much that [...]
Hawaii’s Axis Deer Problem Is Turning the Sea Brown

Hawaii’s Axis Deer Problem Is Turning the Sea Brown

On the Hawaiian islands of Maui and Molokai, axis deer have boomed in number to such an extent that they are denuding ranch lands and n [...]
Review: Hardy Ultradisc Cassette fly reel | Hatch Magazine

Review: Hardy Ultradisc Cassette fly reel | Hatch Magazine

Hardy ended 2021 with a slew of new products. From a line of exceptional fly rods (which I’ll review in an upcoming piece, so stay tuned!) to a h [...]
Pro Tips: 3 Essential Flies for Smallmouth Bass

Pro Tips: 3 Essential Flies for Smallmouth Bass

Written by: Ted Putnam, Hawk Lake Lodge Ted Putnam with a chunky bronzeback caught near Hawk Lake Lodge. Ted Putnam owns Hawk Lake Lod [...]
Shimano welcomes David Mullins to Elite Pro Team

Shimano welcomes David Mullins to Elite Pro Team

Shimano has a century-long legacy of crafting the most innovative and reliable tackle for anglers around the globe, and is the brand that true pr [...]
Fish Facts: Sculpins (genus Cottus)

Fish Facts: Sculpins (genus Cottus)

Prickly sculpin (Cottus asper) demonstrates the classic sculpin shape: big head, wide fins, tapering body.Photo by U.S. Fish & Wildlife S [...]
Pro Tips: How to Get a Great Photo and Still Take Care of the Fish

Pro Tips: How to Get a Great Photo and Still Take Care of the Fish

Written and Photographed by: John R. McMillan Taking care of the fish means leaving it in the water, supporting its body, and then sending [...]
Long Island Lunkers – On The Water

Long Island Lunkers – On The Water

Pictured: The author caught this 6-pound, 12-ounce Long Island largemouth bass during a hot August day. It is quite possible—even likely—that the [...]
Becoming a Naturalist – On The Water

Becoming a Naturalist – On The Water

The beautiful blue eyes of a bay scallop.Since my first fishing trip at the age of six, I have been fascinated with marine life. I wanted to lea [...]
Ocean State Trout Ponds – On The Water

Ocean State Trout Ponds – On The Water

As someone who was raised in a region of upstate New York bordering the Adirondack wilderness, I never thought of Rhode Island as a trout-fishing [...]
AllOutdoor Review: Deeper Smart Sonar CHIRP 2

AllOutdoor Review: Deeper Smart Sonar CHIRP 2

Fishing – whether you do it on freshwater lakes, saltwater seas, or through an ice hole like a mad man in the dead of winter – is one of Americ [...]
2021 Fisherman’s Gift Guide – On The Water

2021 Fisherman’s Gift Guide – On The Water

Some fishermen prefer their fishing to be sweet over salty. With four holographic spinners, one classic all-silver spinner, and one regu [...]
Angling Artists: Luther Kelly Hall

Angling Artists: Luther Kelly Hall

Rhode Island Surf: 13 x 18″ oil on canvas Luther Kelly Hall grew up in Pennsylvania, mainly fishing the freestones around Williamsport. During hi [...]
Winter Ice Fishing the Southern Region Lakes of Manitoba

Winter Ice Fishing the Southern Region Lakes of Manitoba

Adam Scepaniak   11.15.21 Manitoba is known throughout Canada and much of the world for its pristine wilderness and the plentiful hiking, biking [...]
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