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surf casting basics for beginners

Surf Casting Basics for Beginners

Surf fishing is a time-honored method of fishing that’s been enjoyed by landlubbers for decades. While gear and tackle have seen significant advancements since the days of the cane pole, much of the technique and strategy remain the same. This post will cover surf casting basics for beginners who are ready to hit the suds. First, let’s make sure you’re properly geared up before we dive into surf casting techniques. You’ll need a 10 to 12-foot surf casting rod with...

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Knowing your buoys and markers

Knowing your navigation buoys and markers when boating

You have to follow the rules of the road when driving a vehicle. What do you do, if there is no road and it looks like you can't go anywhere? If there are any signs and you are driving any means of transportations such as a boat, pay attention to the information they provide. It may save your life and your passenger's life. Signs on the water are in the form of navigation buoys and markers. Before hitting the water,...

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HOW TO FIND A FISHING PLACE NEAR YOU

How to find a fishing place near you

The gear is packed up, the rods are rigged, and the weather is perfect. You’re ready for a fun-filled day of fishing, but you’re not sure where to go. Maybe you’re looking to try somewhere new or you’re visiting a new city, but you found yourself frantically wondering how to find a fishing place near you. Many applications are available for smart phones, which may represent an option for you. No matter what the scenario, there’s an easy tool that...

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How to Catch Smallmouth Bass on Topwater Flies

Gamefish come equipped with a variety of different jaw structures, each of which tells a different story about how these fish evolved to hunt prey. Some species, like the channel catfish, have an obvious overbite—useful in pinning prey on the bottom. The brook trout has a jaw that occupies much of its face, a testament to how it evolved to eat during the relatively short growing season of northern latitudes and high-country streams (that is to say, all the...

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best states for fishing

Best States for Your Next Fishing and Camping Adventure

Summer is a great time to plan a fishing and camping adventure, but there are many states that have great camping during other seasons of the year. Here are some of the best states for fishing and camping spots. MISSOURI - SUMMER This state has diverse landscapes and winding rivers, lakes, springs, and streams. There are over fifty state parks, 1,000 miles of trails, and over 3,500 campsites. For fishing and camping in Missouri, find a campground along the Lake of the...

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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...

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10 common fishing mistakes to avoid

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...

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Differeces with split grip rods

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...

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Fishing Lures from RLM Elite

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...

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Beach Fishing Tips For Beginners

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...

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