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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 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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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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Handling Tips When Catching Dangerous Fish

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...

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How to Winterize A Boat the Proper Way

How to Winterize A Boat The Right Way

Knowing how to winterize your boat can save you time and cash. It’s the end of the fishing season and time to put the boat away. But there is that one little thing you know you need to do, but never really understood: winterizing. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. In reality, not many boaters know what it is or what it entails. To be honest, it varies depending upon personal preference and your specific boat. This article should...

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Fishing the north in the fall

Fishing The North In The Fall: Trophy Hunt Big Bass Before The Freeze

Fishing the north in the fall can be both challenging and rewarding. On any given cast the fish of a lifetime can bite and that’s why the fall fishing is so popular amongst anglers in the north country. It offers some of the best bass fishing in the country and is home to some of the most serene bodies of water. But, these lakes, rivers, pits, and ponds are (generally) only accessible via boat for a few months out...

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Favorite Fish Species to Catch this Fall

Some of the best fishing happens during fall when the temperatures are cooler, leaves start changing color, and you can enjoy beautiful sunsets. During fall, fish are more active during the day because they are eating more to put on weight for the winter months. During these months, fish tend to be in shallow waters where the water gets more comfortable near the surface and is warmer. Fishing during fall provides anglers with a chance to catch more fish, so...

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