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How to choose a fishing reel

How to Choose a Fishing Reel

Fishing Reels are a crucial instrument whether you are fishing on a lake, pond, river or sea. A fishing reel is a mechanical device that holds and spools out fishing line. It has a brake to slow running fish, a handle to retrieve line and a bracket to fasten the fishing reel to the rod. In the article below, we will look at how to choose a fishing reel that is suited for where you want to fish and...

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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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Channel Catfish Fishing Tips

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...

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Fishing Boat Saty Tip

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...

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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...

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Dry Fly Fishing Tips for the Fall

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...

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