Open water in late NOVEMBER and early DECEMBER! Pete Maina, muskie expert shares some of the highlights from his recent trip to Lake Of The Woods.
This IS the time of the year when the fish put on their feed bags! Water temps. are falling and snow will soon be sticking to the ground. It's important to serve the most tantalizing bait to catch the fish.
Professional angler, Captain Mark Martin has the do's and don'ts when it comes time to serve some "gourmet" bait.
On October 7th, Bill Dance turned 81 years young! Katie Hansen's first interview with Bill Dance was in 2019 and he s… Read more
Katie Hansen was recently fishing in Finland with International Angler, and guide Mika Vornanen and talks about the e… Read more
Ted Takasaki knows the importance of being at the right place at the right time when it comes to fishing. Location is THE most important ingredient for a recipe of success.
The one and only Pro Angler, Jimmy Houston was just fishing in South Dakota with Gov. Noem! Jimmy shares his time with her and also how his career started.
If you're not catching any fish, you probably aren't fishing. Mr. Walleye, Gary Roach has been guiding and giving angling advice years. So when he shares tips, you should pay attention.
With the rapid increase in water temperature, especially the surface, what DO you do, where DO you fish? Jason Mitchell has some "fin-tastic" advice!
Since Karlee was a tiny tot, she has been a part of her father's (Babe Winkelman) hunting and fishing adventures. Karlee is passionate about the outdoors and is making a name for herself in the outdoors. She also is a great role model.
Hannu Vesaranta has caught many epic fish, however, he is now the new zander record holder for all of Finland! His 15.3 kilo (33 pound!) fish landed him the prestigious honor. In the interview he shares his techniques, lures and other devices that helped him land this once in a lifetime fish.
Ron Schara has been on the hunt for wild turkeys in the Black Hills many times. He shares some tips and stories about a few of the adventures.
Bill Dance at the tender age of 7, got hooked on fishing. His parents and grandparents were the ones that got him introduced to the never endless thrill of fishing.
Zebra Mussels are making their way into South Dakota Lakes and rivers. Everyone one needs to do their part to help slow the spread and prevent them from finding their way into more bodies of water.
There's no better connection then going fishing with friends or family. Professional angler Charlie Evans visits about a few easy ways to introduce the kiddos to fishing.
Buying a bait caster AND using one can be as easy 1-2-3 with the right information. Learn how to find the correct reel for your applications, how to set tension, brakes and how to determine when to use the high speed vs slower speed reels.
There are a lot of "do's and don't" for safety and etiquette reasons when it come to being out of the ice. Professional angler, Pete Maina, covers some very basic rules to survive by and also so personal tips so not only can you catch fish, but also have a safe time.
The Legend Gary Roach, a.k.a. Mr. Walleye, shares some old time tricks to catch the fish that are suspended due to the thermocline.
In 1990, Mark Martin was just starting to make a name for himself in the world of professional fishing. In one particular tournament, things got a little tense and Mark had to go on the defense to hold on to the lead.
For years there have been advocates for ducks and habitat (Ducks Unlimited), turkeys, & deer. But until last year the fish and anglers never truly had a voice until MN-Fish was formed.
M is for Maina and Musky. Pete Maina, is probably one of the best muskie hunters on the planet, at the same time, probably the muskies best friends. Spring is an excellent time to have some fun and see if you can catch (and release) one of these beauties.
The sturgeon were native to Big Stone Lake and have been reintroduced to the Lake. According to a spokesman from the Minnesota DNR, the MOST recent survey indicated that the fish are thriving and some have reached 38 plus inches.
New year, new decade! Have you been out on the ice yet? Professional angler and guide, Pete Maina has some dandy tips that just might help you land the biggest fish of the year, heck maybe even of the decade.
Catch and release fishing improves fish populations by allowing more fish to remain and reproduce. This practice provides an opportunity for increasing numbers of anglers to enjoy fishing and to successfully catch fish. Releasing larger fish caught will ensure that enjoyment of this recreat…
The 2019 World Crank Cup is over, 3 days of hardcore casting, Crank only.
This September there IS the perfect scenario for some excellent fishing. On Friday, not only will it be the 13th, but there will be a full moon. This scenario, is ideal for fishing and frogs just might be the bait of choice for the walleyes that are trying to beef up for the long, cold winter.
Musky, we have all heard the expression that they are the fish of 10,000 casts. However, when they see your lure you need to give them a reason to strike. They have had EVERYTHING thrown in front, on top and near them. If you want a strike and not just a follow, listen to musky guide Karl, f…
Pete Maina is known throughout WORLD as THE muskie fishing legend. Pete Maina has been guiding for years and KNOWS MUSKY! Catch- Pose- Release is the name of the game with Pete. In his own words he shares how to be prepared for the CATCH, how to safely POSE, AND safely release.
Charlie Evans is admired by anglers of all ages. In his interview with Katie Hansen, he talks about the exciting things to come in world of Angling! Charlie also encourages everyone to do their best to introduce someone to fishing.
Fishing isn't always about the catching. Professional Angler Ted Takasaki goes one on one with Katie Hansen and talks about how he got "hooked" and why he loves what he does.
Literally learn how to crack the code on a new lake in minutes. Pro Angler, Mike Tietjen has some great tips.
You'll notice when you catch a fish casting this time of year, the fish "SMACK" the lure and you don't want to be daydreaming when you get that hit. Trevor Johnson with Kit's Tackle (home of the glass minnow) shares some pertinent tactics when casting.
For those of you that have never experienced the Minnesota Fishing Opener, you don't know what you are missing. I call it my favorite holiday. Gary Roach, a.k.a. Mr. Walleye has participated in more than six decades of them and shares some great tips and even a story from way back when.
The ice is out, and the walleye bite is on FIRE. Professional Angler and outdoors man, Jason Mitchell recently was fishing in Northeast South Dakota filming for his TV show and had great success. He shares his tips and also gives a detailed fishing report for Devils Lake, ND.
There's a new organization in Minnesota aimed at helping the next generation of anglers and beyond. Ron Schara is the President of the group and encourages all to join if you live in or fish in Minnesota.
When it comes to catching fish, no one has more knowledge and tips than Mark. He shares some crucial "musts" when setting up a tip up, to his secrets to his success.
Professional Angler, Jason Mitchell, talks about his latest ice fishing adventures and what effect the "Super Blood Wolf Moon" might have on the fish.
Get "off line" and get on line this Holiday season and give the gift of fishing. Ron Schara and Katie talk about fishing and more for this special holiday addition of Fishing Tips on KXLG.
Ross Honey with the prestigious World Predator Classic shares a major announcement.
The world's most famous angler, Bill Dance, is one on one with Katie Hansen and talks about his 50 plus year career and shares the story about his trademark "T'-cap.
Jason Mitchell not only talks about the best way to have the best results with fall walleye, but also a career workshop coming up in Minnesota.
There fishing guides, and there are fantastic fishing guides. Here are a few tips on how to get the perfect one for you or your group of anglers. Carina Anttila-Suarez enjoys planning trips, but had never had to search for a guide before she went to Finland to visit family. Here's her guide …
Anton Antonovich is one of the premier guides of Belarus and Finland and talks about his passion for his career and more. He is affectionately known as Anton The Fisherman and rightfully so.
It could happen to you, Babe Winkelman has a solution for even putting yourself in a position of getting bit by a tick. Also, he talks about a close call on Lake Of The Woods.
Rock legend Ted Nugent has a lot to talk about when it comes to the great outdoors. Katie Hansen was lucky enough to go one on one with Ted about fishing, hunting, and more. Catch the interview exclusively here on KXLG.
According to Jason Mitchell, sometimes it's better to be lucky than good when it comes to pre-fishing, and pre-fishing doesn't always mean fishing!
Professional Angler, Ted Takasaki has some great tactics for making this August your personal best.
Holy Crappie! Babe Winkelman has some great tips and facts about crappie and pan fish for this time of year.
The 2018 Montana Governor's Cup was held in Fort Peck last weekend. Trevor Johnson and his partner placed 5th out of 200 teams!