Welcome to FIN ~ the Fishing Information Network

  • World Class Great Lakes Walleye, Smallies & more ~ Plus great largemouth bass fishing, trophy carp and catfish, salmon & steelhead that will test your tackle. Tips, techniques and videos to show you how to rig up, where to fish, and when they’re biting.
  • Great Lakes Fishing Charters ~ No boat? No problem…hook up with the Lake Erie charter captains who take you on the water and show you in person (along with a few friends) how awesome the Great Lakes fishing is. FIN video archive will feature charter captains with tips and techniques to get more fish to the boat.
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National Fishing & Outdoors News

NY Department of Environmental Conservation

Ice Fishing Lingo – NY DEC

If you’ve ever been ice fishing, you may have noticed that ice anglers practically speak their own language. To clear up any confusion, we thought we’d cover some commonly used terms you may hear being thrown around the next

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NY Department of Environmental Conservation

New York Launches Recycling Website on Earth Day

The New York State Center for Sustainable Materials Management Launches Recycling Website on Earth Day DEC and SUNY ESF Partner to Help Reduce Recycling Confusion, Improve Recycling Quality Statewide Today, the New York State Center for Sustainable Materials Management

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Fishing Information Network ~
Midwest Fishing & Outdoors Edition

  • Tournament fishing coverage ~ FishingInfoNet brings you fishing news and tournament results (courtesy of All Pro Fishing) local events (as we receive them), LEWT & the 2022 Better Half Tour!
  • Department of Wildlife News ~ These organizations help maintain the quality of fishing, state parks, and more. Their research is necessary – and so is our support. Let’s put forth our efforts as sportsmen and environmental friends to help them!
  • Better Half Tour – The premier couples bass fishing tournament trail in Ohio. For the 2022 season there are SIX(6) events – three in OH, three in NY. Fantastic 1 in 4 payout, sponsor prizes, loyalty bonus. Inspired with the lady anglers in mind. Check it out HERE!

Lake Erie Walleye Anglers! Click to check these events out!

Bass Fishing with the 2022 Better Half Tour

The Better Half Tour is a competitive, fun & friendly bass fishing tournament circuit, established for male & female bass fishing teams. Husband & wife, mothers & sons, fathers & daughters, next door neighbors – they ALL fish with us!

Our 11th season introduces West Branch Reservoir in OH. FIVE tournaments, increased payouts, plus 2022 Highest Total Weight Bonus for OH events. Vic’s Bass Cash Loyalty Award. Fantastic sponsor prizes at every tournament.

Join us in 2022 and see why our fishing teams smile in anticipation for these events. Check schedules & enter tournament at Better Half Tour.

Fishing Information Network ~ YouTube Channels we recommend...

When we’re not on the water – and sometimes even when we ARE working (shhh) – we listen to and watch bass fishing videos on YouTube.

Here’s a couple of bass fishing channels we find especially informative and we wanted to share them. Click the title to go to each of their YouTube page(s).

Fishing Boats - Bass Boats, Walleye Boats, Lake Erie Boats ~ Vic's Sports Center

Quick links to follow your favorite bass fishing pros on tour

DoBass - Ohio Bass Fishing
DoBass - Ohio Bass Fishing
AllProFishing - Fishing Info Net

Professional anglers video tips and techniques that you can use all year long to catch more fish!. Lots of bass fishing links and tournament info!