7 Tips to Making Your Own Wooden Fishing Lures
I have not had much to do with making my own wooden lures even though I have been fishing for a lot of years and…
Saltwater Fishing Rods
Fishing rods have come a long way from the old bamboo pole of yesterday. These days saltwater fishing rods are constructed…
Steering A Trolling Motor – Many Options
Different steering options available for electric trolling motors give fisherman greater manoeuvrability and freedom…
Fishing Safety
All the fishermen are excited by the great weather we have been having here on the shores of Lake Erie. They are busy…
11 Ways To Increase Your Deep Cycle Battery Life
Proper maintenance of your deep cycle battery will extend their life by more than 30%. The most common types of deep…
Algae Bloom
Is this a problem we can ignore. If we do it will be at our own peril. In a report which is now several years old it…
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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Best Hooks For Bass Fishing
If you have experience as a bass fisher person then you probably also have some experience in the different types of hooks that are available for you to use as well.  The thing is even experienced you can probably still learn something and whats even better that as a novice…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Oct 03, 2011  
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8 Tips To Keep Your Trolling Motor At Its Peak - Consistent Top Performance
The modern electric trolling motor is designed so that it will require very little maintenance but there are some precautions you should take to make sure that it won't let you down just when the fish are biting. This is not a time to end up in the proverbial creek…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jul 01, 2012  
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Fall Lake Erie Perch Report
If you like to catch big perch this is the time of year to do it. The best place to find out where the big perch are is in the Lake Erie Perch Fishing Report. Beginning in late September and through October the perch start to feed heavily in order…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Oct 16, 2012  
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Catching the Big Catfish at Night
Catching the big catfish is never an easy task but night fishing is one way for us to have the advantage. Here are a few tips that will make your night fishing a great experience. The main three ways to catch a big catfish is either jug fishing, trotline fishing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Mar 01, 2012  
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Tips For Fishing In Lakes
When it comes to fish out of lakes for many years they have been put into three categories. The first is game fish, second being food fish and the third is known as bait fish. The fish you are looking at catching in lakes will consist of walleye, trout, pike,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 17, 2011  
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Fly Fishing Equipment Guide
If you are an avid angler, and you enjoy fly fishing, then you are well aware of the vast assortment of fly fishing gear that is needed. Not only are you required to have a rod and reel, but you need many additional accessories and tools to help you to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   May 16, 2013  
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Algae Bloom
Is this a problem we can ignore. If we do it will be at our own peril. In a report which is now several years old it was estimated that Lake Erie sports fishing generated an estimated $4,000,000,000 annually. Hundreds of millions of dollars in state and local taxes are…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Apr 02, 2012  
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Early Season Ice Fishing for Walleye
So, you are interested in some early season walleye through the ice. Lucky for you, ice fishing for walleye is most productive early and late in the season. With the proper information and equipment, you'll be catching walleye in no time. As the winter wears on, the oxygen levels in…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jan 26, 2012  
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Fishing the Coast Lline on Maui
Fishing from shore on Maui can be fun for young and old beginners or experience fisherman. There are serveral method that you can fish from shore. Dunking is the most common method used. This is done by baiting your hook and casting your line out. Spining or whipping is another…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Mar 17, 2011  
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Crappie Fishing Videos - Tricks And Techniques
Most avid anglers out there are well aware of the fun and excitement that comes along with crappie fishing. Crappie are a species of panfish that are related to bluegill and perch. They can grow to weights in excess of 1 pound, which make them the largest panfish in North…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Feb 22, 2013  
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Secrets To Catching Big Bass
What are some of my secrets to catch big bass. I've been lucky through the years and have caught many big bass in the 8, 9, 10, and 11 pound range. That beauty in my pic went 10.66 pounds and was caught on one of my favorite baits, a led…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jun 13, 2012  
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Tips To Catching Catfish
Many people will tell you different things when it comes to catfish and it is likely they are all right to a certain degree. When it comes to what catfish will eat the answer is they will pretty much eat anything you put in front of them. Of course the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 29, 2011  
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Buying A Rod And Reel for the Novice (me)
I have been fishing since I was about twelve, but I have never really become involved in the technical side of the gear. I forget how to hold the rod, how to cast, how to bring a fish in. The problem is, those long periods of time in between fishing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Nov 05, 2013  
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Cheating In Bass Tournaments
Cheaters are not true sportsmen and have no place in a bass tournament. Invariably when there is money at stake some will try to rig the system in their favor. This doesn't happen frequently in bass tournaments but does exist on local and the national level. Serious penalties have been…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jun 13, 2012  
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Summer Walleye Fishing
The spawn is over and the hunt for the walleye continues. Summer is just around the corner and the walleye are doing what they always do. They are dispersing across the western basin. That means summer walleye fishing is upon us. Now the real walleye fishermen will come to the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   May 31, 2012  
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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 days of having the 12 foot rigid bamboo pole are long gone, and technology has finally caught up with the needs of the travelling fisherman, or a fisherman…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 16, 2012  
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Aquaponics Trout
If your into the idea of aquaponics and are looking to start your own backyard fish farm then aquaponics trout may be one of the fish you would like to start with. Fish are essentially the engine of an aquaponics system as they provide a constant supply of nutrients to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jan 16, 2012  
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Fishing - A Guide For Beginners
I know its hard to believe but there are actually people who are new to the sport of fishing. Because of that it is important to point out that there are some basic rules that need to be followed. Just like hunting and other outdoor sports you need to understand…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 15, 2011  
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Fly Fishing Chest Pack Comparison
When it comes to fly fishing, no piece of gear is more iconic than the fly fishing vest. They have been around for almost as long as the sport of fly fishing, and are very useful. You will see many fly fishermen on the river who use them today. But…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Mar 22, 2013  
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Walleye Numbers Dwindling
All the talk for the last several weeks has been about the fantastic weather we have been having and the fact that the walleye spawn and migration has begun several weeks early. Limit catches of walleye are being taken on Lake Erie reefs off Magee Marsh to Toledo. Every fishing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Mar 23, 2012  
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Fall Walleye Fishing
Fishing for walleye in the fall can be one of the most productive times of the year. In walleye terms fall can be anytime from late August through mid October. In fall the walleye are moving from the eastern end of Lake Erie to the Island area of the lake.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jan 30, 2012  
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7 Tips to Making Your Own Wooden Fishing Lures
I have not had much to do with making my own wooden lures even though I have been fishing for a lot of years and against my better judgement, decided to give it ago. As anglers and fishos, we all know what it is like, the cost of replacing lost lures. Little did I know…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Oct 15, 2011  
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Using A Trolling Motor With Canoes And Kayaks – Budget for 7 Items
If you are thinking of getting a kayak or canoe and then converting it into a fishing or leisure machine, then here are 7 requirements and items you should budget for when getting started. Once you enter this dream world of pollution free boating and stealth fishing, you will always…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Aug 05, 2012  
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New Sea Trout Rivers To Fish
It would be no surprise to many that the industrial revolution of the last 200 years has had a dramatic effect on our waterways and rivers with pollution waste being run off into them. This has caused the reduction and in some cases the demise of natural species including Salmon…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Fishing   Jul 18, 2014  
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Fly fishing is a wonderful hobby. Some even go as far as to consider fly fishing a form of art, and…
90% of the talk concerning walleye fishing is about lures, location and presentation. All of these…
Northern pike fishing trips can yield amazing fishing experiences. These fish are elusive, and they…
For most of us fishing can be quite a long a tedious task, especially if you don't own a boat. Whilst…
Beachcasting Technique and Safety Obtaining maximum distance when beachcasting is all about transferring…
Fly fishing is a mystical hobby, one that is filled with equal parts art and technique. Many anglers…

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