APRIL 2003

The Ultimate Fishing Issue

Field & Stream Online Editors

Trout Sense
The 25 tips, hints, tactics, and tricks guaranteed to put you onto more trout this year.

Stupid Walleye Mistakes
The top reasons you aren't catching fish - and easy ways to fix them.

The Bass of Your Life
Twenty-five ways to catch the kind of largemouth that'll make you famous.

Crappie Attack!
When the fishing gets tough, the experts use the advanced spider rig.

Classic Lures
They've caught millions of fish: Your tackle box isn't complete without them.

The Silent Treatment
Quiet times call for desperate tactics. ("Turkey Madness," part 2)

Fish of the Year
The incredible stories of five record-breaking fish and the people who caught them.

Hunting Scared
They're hard to find, tough to kill, and very, very dangerous. Who can resist?

Out-of-Stater
Nonresident hunters pay for the privilege in more ways than one.

The Visionary
Jay Yelas knows how to look for largemouths in all the right places.