Compact Fishing Rod
A lightweight, compact fishing rod in your arsenal, is an important tool to have if you are a serious angler. The old…
Catch Bass In Deep Water
So you have set out to catch bass in deep water.  Now all you need to do is pick the right lure and you will be off…
Braided Fishing Line Advantages
If you are an avid fisherman, than you are probably well aware of the advantages and disadvantages of using mono-filament…
Yellow Perch Fishing Tips
When it comes to fishing for yellow perch its a good thing to know where to find them first. It is also good to know…
136 Pound Catfish Caught - Should Be A New Record
News Flash Monster Catfish Caught! Should have been a State Record! The BIG CATFISH was a blue catfish. A 136 pound…
13 Basic Tools And Items For Your Tackle Box
What are the most common items most fishermen have in their tackle boxes. Even with the massive amount of different…
Fishing Articles (221)
Rigging It Right For Inshore Fishing
To catch fish consistently you need to know how to rig properly with the correct tackle. When fishing Inshore I use 2 different rigs. The first rig is very simply called a Free Line Rig. This is exactly what it sounds like. You tie your main line to your Fluorocarbon…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 11, 2011  
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3 Tips On Catching Rainbow Trout Out Of Stocked Ponds
As a fisher person one of the fish I love to go after and have for a long time is stocked rainbow trout. It can be very tricky picking the right artificial baits, or figuring out what presentation is going to work best. Any one who has gone after trout…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 18, 2011  
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Walleye Fishing Tips For The Weeds
When it comes to fishing for walleye the first thing we need to focus on is finding where they may be hiding.  The key factor is you should know that where ever they may be, they are there because they are looking for food.  Of course there are a lot…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Sep 25, 2011  
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Beginners Need Fishing Tips
When it comes to fishing I cant think of anything better to do out there. It is all about how much excitement catching a fish can cause. However even something like fishing you have to start at the bottom and work your way up the ranks to become an expert.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 18, 2011  
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Walleye Fishing Tips For The Summer
When it comes to catching walleye in the warmer summer weather it is important that you learn a few things. If you are a walleye fisher person you know how important walleye fishing tips can be in the summertime because you know catching them in summer can at times prove…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 29, 2011  
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Fishing As A Hobby
When we talk about fishing many people look at catching a fish as something we need to survive. They associate food with survival and think that is exactly what fishing is all about. What many of us dont know is that while in big business two billion pounds of fish…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 16, 2011  
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Fly Fishing for Bass And their Behavior
One of the interesting facets of fly fishing is that when you try for a new species, you may use the same basic tackle, but many factors are different. The various species live in dissimilar environments, and they frequently have characteristics and habits totally different from other kinds of fish.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   May 07, 2012  
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Telescopic Fishing Rod Kit - Backcountry Fishing Defined
Have you ever gone to your favorite fishing hole with great expectations and excitement, only to arrive and find it crowded with loud and obnoxious families and 'casual' fishermen? This is a common problem encountered by many anglers. The problem is the ease of access of these locations. If they…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jan 31, 2013  
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Pike Fishing Tackle- So What Will You Need?
The time has come, you will need pike fishing tackle to get started with your pike fishing adventure. Below I will provide you with a very generic list of the more important things you will need to make sure you have a great day of fishing. They may be generic…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Nov 14, 2011  
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Timing Is Important For Fishing
So the biggest question of all is "When is the best time to fish?" For most people the answer should be anytime is the best time. Of course as fisher people we want to fish as much as possible. In fact many of us never really care if one time…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jul 25, 2011  
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Fishing In the Rain
Is it just me or are people under the impression that fishing in the rain is the best time to go fishing? Well I thought that for years myself, it’s something that you just knew not sure how but just knew, everybody did. I was never sure how it made…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Sep 10, 2013  
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Early Lake Erie Walleye
Do you know where the fish are this time of year. It’s surprising how many people don’t. They concentrate on the spring spawn in the Sandusky or Maumee rivers. What they don't realize is that there is great fishing not far offshore. There are a number of reefs in Lake…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Mar 12, 2012  
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Beginners Pike Fishing Tips
When it comes to getting pike fishing tips for the most part anyone who has fished pike for a long time will say that one of the most important things is knowing where to find the pike. When we are talking Northern Pike we need to know that they have…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 29, 2011  
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Rainy Weather
What to do when the weather keeps you home Sometimes the weather is just too awful for any kind of fishing. Here are a few constructive things I found to do when this happens. Set your tackle box on a table or bench and empty its contents. Sort the contents…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Feb 01, 2012  
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Tie Fishing Knots - How to Tie on A Fly
How to tie on a fly is probably the most important aspect of fly fishing. We are only as strong as our weakest link and if the knot that holds on the fly is incorrect then we are going to lose not only the fly but the fish that took…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jul 17, 2014  
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Alaska Fishing Adventures
Fishing in Alaska is like no other fishing experience. Everything is bigger in Alaska - the mountains, the waters, the wide open spaces, and especially the fish. It offers a great opportunity to get away from the cares of the world. If you are tired of fishing over crowded waters…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Mar 13, 2013  
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What Bait to Use When Catching the Big Catfish?
What bait to fish with may seem like a simple thing but when catching the bit catfish you should put some thought into what will be the best bait to use. Different areas of the country had different types of fish bait available. Here are some of the most popular…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Feb 16, 2012  
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You Need To Pick The Right Fishing Line
Fishing is a great hobby but at some point you do need to start learning what you can and cant use and where you can and cant do things when it comes to fishing. Of course you might be out fishing in the deep blue oceans or you might be…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 16, 2011  
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Spring Walleye
It’s that time of year again only it’s a few weeks early. I’m not sure if that is good or bad. Granted the early spring has given us a jump on the Lake Erie walleye season but it may move the whole walleye migration ahead. Fishing for spring walleye can…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Apr 02, 2012  
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Invasion Species Endanger US Lakes And Streams
.....and may pose potential threat to human lives. Some species of plant, animal, and aquatic life have been beneficial when they have found their way into the United States but many have caused serious ecological damage to our lakes and streams. These invasion species harm eco systems and threaten human…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jun 13, 2012  
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Sea Trout on A Dry Fly - A Daytime Encounter
I remember when I was about fourteen years old making my way down to the river with my fly rod when I heard a huge splash just behind the next corner. As I arrived at the spot I saw a large white trout leap from the river and take an…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jul 18, 2014  
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Ugly Stik - A Tried And True Fishing Rod
If you are a fisherman and you hear the name "Ugly Stik" what is the first thing that comes to your mind? A good rod, an affordable rod, a durable rod, or a popular quality rod might be a few thoughts. I personally think it is a bit of all…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Oct 21, 2011  
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Catch the Big One And Do it Your Own Way
Your draw the rod back and let it go forward. Your bait and sinker fly out over the water and land near that overhanging branch. You let it sink a bit and then you gently lift the rod and begin to reel it in slowly. You feel the vibration and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Feb 16, 2011  
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Freshwater Fishing for Dummies
If you never have experienced the joy and excitement it is to take a big wriggling fish on the hook, you have a great opportunity to do it after reading this article. The fish is not as easily deluded as you might imagine. There are a high number of methods…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jul 31, 2013  
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Aquaponic Requirements
For quite a while now organic gardeners have been gathering information surrounding aquaponic requirements. What started out as a pipe dream is suddenly popping up in a lot of 'green' households and is steadily catching up with it's close relation hydroponics. An organic garden will actually need 90% more water…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Mar 05, 2012  
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Home Made Baits For Catfishing
When it comes to catching catfish the best time of the year to make this happen is summer. When you decide you are going cat fishing you want to make sure you have everything in place to make it happen in your favor. It is very important that you know…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 22, 2011  
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Fly Fishing Techniques – Un - Matching the Hatch
In my last article I discussed a few techniques in copying local insect life that feeding fish are taking to help increase your chances to land some. Here is another technique that can prove to be a saver on a difficult day when it’s looking like you will blank. So…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jul 17, 2014  
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Fishing Rod Bag Prices
Many avid anglers spend large sums of money on good, high quality fishing gear. There are many brands available that make this a multi billion dollar market. Every year, newer technology is developed, making sleeker, more efficient products. These products fetch top dollar on the market, and fishermen line up…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Mar 08, 2013  
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Hardwater Walleye
I will assume that everyone knows that Hardwater is ice and yes you can catch a lot of walleye through the ice, If you are going to fish Hardwater for walleye you have to prepare much differently than for spring, summer or fall walleye, The weather conditions are much more…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jan 04, 2012  
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Help! My Boat is Stuck, And it Can't Get Out!
Had enough yet? Cold weather got you down? Looking for ways to fight winter blues? Living in Minnesota, we "locals" like to think that we're pretty tough. After all, who in there right mind would live in a climate where one day it's -50 degree windchill and the next it's…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jan 31, 2014  
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Old fishing stories are wonderful to remember and tell, and I was asked what my biggest fish was…
For anyone who has picked up a rod and reel and has gone fishing they all know how much fun it can…
The fly fishing creel is one of the most iconic parts of fly fishing. There really isn't any piece…
I recently wrote an article about this subject and stated that not much was being done to identify…
Night crawlers or worms can be a very important part of your fishing trip. The thing is you dont…
When was the last time you went fishing?   You might of went yesterday or you may of not been in…

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