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Aaron Schultz

Aaron Schultz is a college instructor, digital media enthusiast, and editor for Premier Angler. He splits his time between teaching, writing, and fishing.

Angler Lands Enormous Idaho State Record White Sturgeon

Beginner’s Luck? Greg Poulsen of Utah is a longtime outdoors enthusiast, regularly hunting and fishing for trout and catfish in his home state. It seems unfair to suggest that landing a massive state record fish would constitute “beginner’s luck” for someone who has spent so much time on the water, but Poulsen himself agrees that …

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Four-Year-Old Girl Catches a Whopper Crappie

In the world of competitive fishing, what constitutes as an “enormous” fish is highly subjective. For instance, Grenada Lake saw a trio of four-plus pound crappie and close to fifty additional three-pounders pulled in a single day during an early 2022 Crappie Masters tournament. Those numbers are absurdly impressive, even for some of the most …

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Angler Incurs Nasty Injury While Pike Fishing With Son (Graphic Content Warning)

Throughout this website, we often mention the nearly fifty million Americans who fish at least once per year. When you factor in our Canadian neighbors who also fish, the total is even higher. Fortunately, only a handful of those anglers will ever incur the type of fishing-related injury that will require medical attention. Unfortunately for …

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Michigan State Record Flathead Culminates Thirty Year Journey

Indiana’s Lloyd Tanner has spent a long time on the water. An active participant in the Michigan Catfish Anglers Trails (MCATS), Tanner has fished for cats at some of the nation’s top fisheries. It is St. Joe River, a 206-mile long tributary of Lake Michigan, however, where he spends the majority of his time. Living …

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Sam Cooper’s Journey to a National Title Sees a Victory at Sunshine State Crappie Trail

One Step Closer At first glance, Sam Cooper’s victory at the first annual Sunshine State Crappie Trail Championship on May 27th and 28th may seem like any other fishing tournament win that is celebrated on social media – an angler claiming the top of the podium at an event situated well beyond the standard “Workin’ …

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Angler Catches Magnificent Muskie Two Weeks in a Row

If you happen to encounter the social media profiles of Colin Greene, it is clear that he is a busy man. Not only is the Pennsylvania native a cognitive therapist by day, but he also holds a license as a trout guide, works as an ambassador for Dynamic Lures, and owns the Tank Fishing apparel …

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