Rick Bramwell

Kentucky Redear

The Redear Grass Ain’t Always Greener Often, the grass seems greener someplace else. Eighteen years ago, I caught a big mess of redear sunfish on Kentucky Lake. Since then, fishing has declined with the invasion […]

Indiana stae record smallmouth bass
Rick Bramwell

Indiana State Record Smallmouth

New Indiana Smallmouth Bass State Record Rex Remington, age 60, is retiring from his manufacturing engineering job this spring. However, he was not going to wait until then to go fishing. Remington was quick out […]

Take Kids Rabbit Hunting
Rick Bramwell

Take Kids Rabbit Hunting

You Never Know When You Will Make a Difference- Take a Kid Hunting Hunting rabbits on your own and with a beagle might seem similar, but they are two different sports. Without a dog, there […]

Food Plots and Bait Piles for Deer
Rick Bramwell

Food Plots and Bait Piles for Deer

Some states allow for baiting of deer. Bait piles for deer include sugar beets, cabbage, apples, pears, just about anything sweet or green. Food plots for deer are also used as deer magnets. Corn, soybeans, […]

Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area sandhill cranes
Rick Bramwell

Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area

Sandhill Cranes and Indiana This cool weather has put wildlife on the move. Bow-benders are killing some big bucks, and sandhill cranes are beginning to migrate. When viewing sandhills, there is no better state than […]

redear year round Giest reservoir
Rick Bramwell

Targeting Redear Sunfish Year Round

I have compiled all the research from the last three years of pursuing the redear sunfish. I’ve considered everyone’s input and have experimented a lot. Last Friday, I put the cherry on the banana split. […]

Big redear geist reservoir
Rick Bramwell

Finding The Big Redear On Geist Reservoir

Are you good at estimating things? Me either. In my quest to find bigger redear sunfish at Geist Reservoir, I lost my grip on some basics, which cost me. With redear fishing becoming more popular […]

when bass baits get hot
Rick Bramwell

When A Bass Bait Gets Hot

When A Bass Bait Gets Hot The Bass Stop Biting A famous bass pro once said, “The difference between a professional angler and a weekend fisherman is that the pro is quicker to change when […]

dale hollow guides
Rick Bramwell

Dale Hollow Guides

Sometimes things come out of left field as did a text from a fishing friend. She sent sites on two fishing charters at Dale Hollow Lake, Tennessee.  Both are intriguing. I’ve already booked one. The […]

bluegills and redears
Rick Bramwell

Bluegills and Redears

Bluegills and Redear Fishing Wild Goose Chase I haven’t been on a wild goose chase in quite a while but I was on a dinger early. It actually began last spring about May 26. James […]