Who's Got Game? Midwest takes other species
Jerry McKinnis had a difficult time wrapping his head around it.
With Who's Got Game? polls completed on bass, trout, catfish and saltwater fishing, ESPNOutdoors.com asked readers which region has the best fishing for other species (i.e., bream, walleye, perch, pike, etc)?
McKinnis, who has been around the country fishing for most every species as host of "The Fishin' Hole," didn't think it was all that fair of a question.
He mentioned quality fishing in each region, and brought ...
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• Which region has the best smallmouth bass fishing? (NE 39 points, MW 26, SE 23, W 6, SW 5) Northeast wins best smallmouth region
• Which region has the best largemouth bass fishing? (NE 8 points, MW 10, SE 54, W 13, SW 15) Southeast wins best largemouth region
• Which region has the best overall bass fishing? (NE 13 points, MW 13, SE 49, W 8, SW 16) Southeast tops for overall bass fishing
• Which region has the best trout fishing? (NE 26 points, MW 18, SE 13, W 39, SW 5)
West is best for trout fishing
• Which region has the best catfishing? (NE 5 points, MW 27, SE 53, W 2, SW 9)
Southeast voted best catfishing
• Which region has the best saltwater fishing? (Sorry, Midwest!) (NE 13 points, MW 0, SE 65, W 12, SW 10)
Sun shines on Southeast saltwater anglers
• Which region has the best fishing for other species (i.e. bream, walleye, perch, pike, etc.)? (NE 28 points, MW 47, SE 16, W 4, SW 4)
Midwest voted best for other species of fish
• Which region has the best overall fishing? (NE 15 points, MW 22, SE 45, W 10, SW 4)
SE voted best overall fishing, but McKinnis disagrees
• Which region has the best deer hunting? (NE 14 points, MW 57, SE 15, W 7, SW 8)
Voters, Miranda agree on Midwest
• Which region has the best turkey hunting? (NE 17, SE 32, MW 37, SW 10, W 4)
MW, SE are no turkeys
• Which region has the best duck hunting? (NE 12, MW 46, SE 28, W 7, SW 7 )
Duck Commander agrees with readers to head to Midwest for ducks
• Which region has the best upland game bird hunting? (Dove, quail, pheasant, grouse, etc.) (NE 9, SE 12, MW 62, SW 8, W 8)
Midwest has best of birding, makes up ground on Southeast
• Which region has the best big game hunting? (Elk, bear, etc.) ( (NE 14, SE 5, MW 23, SW 7, W 51)
Miranda says go west, and a little north, for big game
• Which region has the best small game hunting? (Rabbit, squirrel, etc.) (NE 21, SE 32, MW 36, SW 6, W 6 35)
Readers confuse Fudd on where to hunt 'wabbits'
• Which region has the best overall hunting? (NE 13, SE 16, MW 49, SW 8, W 12)
Midwest takes overall hunt