Wakesurfin’ Safari: Montana’s Whitefish Lake Home

Ideally situated near Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort and the area’s abundance of water recreation, this was undoubtedly the sweet spot for Lauren and Brittan Ellingson to build their family lake home. Owners of Notice Custom Boards, a custom wakesurf and snowboard company in Whitefish, Montana, the couple was intent on creating an all-seasons haven where they could connect their family to the great outdoors any time of year. On the storied grounds of an old summer camp, they decided to construct their new retreat when they approached the builders at Mindful Designs and Zach George, a partner and architectural designer…

Popular New Fishing Technology

At its core, fishing is a simple hobby. With just a line, a reel, and bait, you can enjoy an entire afternoon experiencing the peaceful serenity that the lake has to offer. However, in 2022, there’s plenty of technology that can enhance the fishing experience beyond the basics. To learn more about the hottest new products that are flying off the shelves, we spoke to Jackson Wiggins, a sales associate in the fishing department of the Bass Pro Shop in Memphis, Tennessee. From EchoMap tools to aerodynamic bait, check out some of the best fishing technology products to use at…

How to Fish in New Water

If you’re a lake homeowner and angler, chances are, you know your lake very well. You know exactly what time to wake up to get on the water, you know what times the fish are biting, and you know what sloughs to try for good luck. However, when you’re exploring a new lake for the first time, you might feel uncertain. How do you know where to start? Whether it’s a large or small lake, the same rules tend to apply for fishing in new water. Do Your Research Beforehand Before you arrive, learn as much about the lake as…