Panfish Fishing

Hook more panfish using the tips and tactics of the pros, with panfish gear tested by the experts.

THE PANFISH FISHING PAGE

Bream, crappie, sunfish, pumpkinseed, red breast––whatever panfish species you love the most and no matter what you call it, start landing more for the fish fry with our expert tips and tactics. Since 1898, Outdoor Life has been sharing the knowledge of panfish sharpies with the world, making sure that you can still catch fish even if you didn’t grow up flipping slabs into the boat. 


Read gear reviews of the latest innovations put out by your favorite brands, as we test rods, reels, line, and lures head-to-head to find out which ones deserve your hard-earned cash. Hook more panfish using the tips and tactics of the pros, with panfish gear tested by the experts. Whether you’re tossing jigs to schools of fish, watching a flasher and hoping for a passing trophy to swim beneath your hole in the ice, or drinking a few cold ones and relaxing while keeping an eye on your bobber, you need the right gear to get those fish in the boat. We’ll help you hook up, no matter where in the world you live.