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Outdoor News Fishing Reports — The Region’s Most Popular Source of News and Information For Serious Anglers


Originally founded in 1968, Outdoor News has been publishing hunting and fishing publications for outdoor enthusiasts for over 50 years. From Minnesota to New York, Outdoor News covers the local hunting and fishing scene like no other media source available.  We are the “watch dog” for the sportsmen who call Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York home.  Over 1.3 million hunters, anglers, trappers and outdoor enthusiasts rely on Outdoor News to provide the most up-to-date local outdoor information available, and they trust us to keep them updated on legislative actions and policies that have a direct impact on their way of life.

The Outdoor News Fishing Reports have become the most popular feature in the publications, keeping anglers up to date on where the bites are hot, what tackle is working and more.  Now you can access this information, and much more, 24/7 with FishingReports.OutdoorNews.com.

This site will be continuously updated with the latest information from a growing list of states and regions to help anglers get the inside track for successful outings.  Our reports come directly from guides, tackle shops, resort owners, and other anglers so we have the latest and most relevant information for you to use.  Information that is fresh, relevant, and easy to access from anywhere on your phone, your tablet, or your desktop.

The site is packed full of up-to-date information just for you.  Beyond the state/region specific fishing reports the site will be full of other great information like lake maps, lake profiles, pro tips, gear reviews, angling blogs, tips and techniques, legislative updates and much more.