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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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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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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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Catching a Largemouth Bass
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How to Catch a Giant Largemouth Bass

Catching a largemouth bass can be very rewarding but also challenging. Their life existence can go up as living on average up to 16 years. A predatory fish, the giant largemouth bass is very agile in hunting for smaller fish. They will put up also quite a fight when they find themselves at the end of a lure or hook. They can evade easily and their warning bells will go up quickly when they detect abnormalities in the water. Learning to catch these wily fish can take a while and if you are…

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Fishing Boat Saty Tip
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Top Fishing Boat Safety Tips

When on the water, there is nothing more important than safety. As a boater, it is your duty to yourself, your passengers and fellow boaters, to operate your vessel responsibly and with a full understanding of smart practices and fishing boat safety requirements. Here are some fishing boat safety tips that you need to know. 1. Take a Boater Safety Course A safety course is the ideal way to learn all about boating safety and requirements. It can be completed online in most states. Check your province, your state or your…

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8 White Perch Fishing Tips & Techniques

One of the most popular species to target on the U.S. and Canadian Atlantic coast is a small, silvery fish called the white perch. The white perch are a relative of the striped bass, but are smaller in size, typically measuring in at 8-10 inches which makes them an ideal (and delectable) panfish. They are generally found in brackish waters and freshwater ponds and are most prominent in the Chesapeake Bay and New England region. Here are some useful white perch fishing tips to pack in your bag of tricks…

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Dry Fly Fishing Tips for the Fall
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8 Dry Fly Fishing Tips to Use This Fall

If you haven’t yet experienced the enjoyment of dry fly fishing, fall can be a good time to get out and try it. While the insect hatches that generally take place during fall may not compare to the more intense hatches of the spring or early summer months, dry flies continue to bring fish to the surface to feed. As an added bonus, most streams are much less crowded during this time of year. Once you watch a trout take your fly on the surface for the very first time,…

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A Guide To Choosing Baitcast Reels

Bait casting reels are frequently utilized by experienced fishermen who enjoy catching large seafood for example pike, fish, and bass. While these reels are ideal for tempting large seafood, it will make time to perfect the casting technique. A few of the benefits of utilizing a baitcaster, rather than a spincaster, are farther casting, more precise lure positioning, and leverage. Bait casting reels usually sit over the fishing rod. The main reason it can be hard to understand happens because it takes using your thumb to manage the spool and…

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