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MidWest Outdoors is all about Midwest fishing and Midwest hunting: where to go, what to use and how to use it! With thousands (yes, thousands!) of outdoor articles and video posts, MidWestOutdoors.com offers it all: fishing tips, hunting tips, marked fishing maps, nature notes, recipes, gear reviews, industry news, a calendar of events, vacation-planning ideas, seasonal patterns and trends, safety and instruction, contests, and much, much more. MidWest Outdoors is helping you enjoy the outdoors.

MidWest Outdoors TV is broadcast every week, 52 weeks a year, and is available on more than two dozen TV stations throughout the upper Midwest. The award-winning MWO TV has a variety of where-to, how-to information each and every week. Click here to check the stations and times in your area.

Now in our 50th year, MidWest Outdoors magazine is published 12 times a year and has more than 100 monthly fishing articles, hunting articles and a whole lot more (subscribe here). You can also receive a free twice-a-month MWO e-newsletter that gives you up-to-date coverage on today’s hottest tips, techniques and topics.

Swim Jigs for Bass: One Bait, a Whole Bag of Tricks

I fully admit that I’ve become addicted to swim jigs and their bass-catching abilities in a wide range of conditions. […]

MidWest Outdoors podcasts offer in-depth interviews with the biggest names in fishing and hunting. These 30- to 60-minute interviews are great for downloading while on the road or anywhere you carry your mobile device. Also available on iTunes, Stitcher and iHeartRadio.

Stay in tune with what’s happening at MidWest Outdoors and throughout the industry: outdoor news, tournaments, swap meets, new fish & game records, DNR info, in-stores, sports shows and more. You can also check out the MidWest Outdoors calendar and rules, regs and license info by state.


Each issue of MidWest Outdoors magazine contains more than 100 Midwest fishing articles and hunting articles from top Midwest fishing pros and hunting experts. Here are just a few of the highlights that you will find covered in the September issue:

  • Dan Basore: newly-inducted Hall-of-Famer and fishing tackle historian
  • Marked lake map for Mille Lacs Lake, Minn.
  • Fall smallmouth strategies
  • Hunting for public land
  • ICAST gear review
  • Castable fish finders
  • Ray Eye’s fall turkey hunting camp

Also… Early bow season, Jim Saric on early fall muskie solutions, Ted Takasaki on deep-water walleyes, Josh Lantz on why we hunt, Jigging open-water brush for crappies, Tag-team bassin’ …and much, much more!


  • One-on-one with the always passionate and energetic Ted Nugent
  • Nighttime crappies
  • Trolling crankbaits for walleyes
  • Lake of the Ozarks marked lake map
  • Whitetail madness
  • Hunting despite disabilities

…don’t miss it!