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Saltwater or Freshwater Fishing Rods: What to Know Before You Buy

If you’re wondering what the differences are between saltwater and freshwater fishing rods, those differences are actually a lot easier to distinguish than you might think. When considering which saltwater vs freshwater rods to buy, just take a few key factors into account. When selecting the right saltwater vs freshwater fishing rods for your angling adventures, you should first consider the fishing techniques you plan to use. In other words, will you be trolling offshore for kingfish or casting crankbaits to largemouth bass in a local pond? Once you have…

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10 common fishing mistakes to avoid
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10 Common Fishing Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Learning often happens through the process of trial and error, but if you know about some of the most common fishing mistakes, you can avoid making them. Check out this list of some of the top fishing mistakes, so that your time on the water will be safer and more successful. [dropcap color=”color” ]1[/dropcap]. Not checking the Weather Conditions Always check the weather forecast before making plans to head out on the water, and continue to monitor conditions while fishing via a marine radio. Pay attention to any wind direction…

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Differeces with split grip rods
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Three Differences with Split Grip Rods

As with many aspects of fishing gear, personal preference plays a large role. For example, when comparing split grip rods to the standard full grip rod type, there are reasons which can influence angler selection. Here are some factors which may help you decide if split grip fishing rods are right for you. 1. Weight Reduction Split grip rods are missing part of the grip and have more of the “blank” (interior rod component) exposed.   A full grip may weigh several ounces more, but it adds up over time and…

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Fishing Lures from RLM Elite
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5 Fishing Lures from RLM Elite Worth the Try

When you are getting fishing lures you are often looking for something new, something that is cutting-edge. There are diamonds in the rough, duds and illustrious lures capable to attract monster fish. In the last post provided by Simple Fishing, they compile a list of their favorite fishing lures as part of their RLM Elite Boxes. Their Elite boxes are the perfect gift for any angler. In this post, we dress the list of the top 5 favorite lures to come from the RLM Elite boxes. The fishing lures from…

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Beach Fishing Tips For Beginners
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8 Beach Fishing Tips for Beginners

The best part about beginner beach fishing is that anyone can do it! It is simple, safe and you can get some great fish just like those out there on a boat. It is much cheaper too. If you’re just starting out and learning how to catch fish, beach fishing is a great way to build your skills and get some catches under your belt. Here are 8 beach fishing tips for beginners that will have you casting in the surf in no time. Beach Fishing Tips That Will Help…

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Winter Fly Fishing Flies
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Five Flies for February 2019 – Winter Fly Fishing on the Colorado River…

February is here! It’s the last full month of real winter fishing for much of Colorado’s major rivers. As we progress through the month, a wider variety of aquatic insects will start to become increasingly more active. With that, comes a wider variety of bugs that can bring you success, especially on freestones. Exercise patience and persistence on freestones and you can be rewarded with quality fishing. “You’re gonna fight through some slush, that type of stuff, but it’s gonna open up throughout the day. You’re gonna find some hot…

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Handling Tips When Catching Dangerous Fish
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How to Handle Dangerous Fish With Care When Catching Them

Catching dangerous fish can be an intentional feat for thrill-seekers, but any angler could find an unwelcome species at the end of their line. Dangerous fish to catch might be large in size, have sharp teeth, or wield venomous protrusions. Learning dangerous types of fish will help you understand how to best handle them for a safe and harmless release—for angler and fish alike. This article will cover handling tips for catching dangerous fish and a few common species to look out for. Types of Dangerous Fish to Catch Sharks (No…

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Channel Catfish Fishing Tips
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12 Channel Catfish Fishing Tips You Should Know

One of the very first fish I pulled out of the water as a kid, was a catfish. Widely available, relatively aggressive, and good to eat, the channel catfish is one of America’s most popular fish species. Here are twelve top channel catfish fishing tips, with emphasis on finding these cats in lakes. (A side note: your fishing license allows you to fish for any catfish species, but make sure to check on size and bag limits for channel cats, because they may differ from those of other catfish species.)…

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Tips to Catching Bass Before Winter
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3 Tips for Catching Bass Before Winter

Catching bass before winter settles is a challenge. Cool temps, lethargic fish, and limited bait options are a few added challenges that anglers in the North deal with. So, if you are one of the lucky fishermen who live in a state where the water freezes in the winter. This article is for you. If you aren’t, mazeltov; every fisherman in the Midwest is likely (at least somewhat) jealous of you. If you are, I am sure you want to prolong the cabin fever for as long as possible. So,…

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