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Carp Fishing Tackle

Carp Fishing Tackle

Essential Carp Fishing Tackle Carp is a type of freshwater fish. It is a term used for fish that are from the Cyprinidae Family. They originated from Asia and Europe and they can grow very big, up to 20 pounds. Common carp species that are fished are Silver carp,...
May 21, 2018
9 Tips For Setting up Your Fly Rod

9 Tips For Setting up Your Fly Rod

Our fly fishing basics – rigging and setup guide is a useful tool for beginning fly fishers. Use the information below to put your rod and reel together and get ready for your first ventures on the water. Setting up your equipment is not too difficult but you...
April 16, 2018
What Should I Have in My Tackle Box?

What Should I Have in My Tackle Box?

The warm season is approaching, so you know what that means: it’s fishing time. Therefore, you must be prepared for it. If your experience with fishing is limited, you might need some help with getting the equipment you need. I know that when I first started fishing I...
March 16, 2018
What Is Light Tackle Fishing?

What Is Light Tackle Fishing?

If you aren’t acquainted with light tackle fishing, you might have some questions on the topic. For starters, light tackle is a system that includes a specific rod, reel, and line size, in order to make it easier to use light baits. It means using downsized, more...
March 16, 2018
Essential Saltwater Tackle (Feb 2018)

Essential Saltwater Tackle (Feb 2018)

The Essentials Rods- more than one for most saltwater excursions Reels- to match your rods Line- probably braided Tackle- probably a variety in a tackle box “Tools”- Knife, Scissors, Net, Gloves, Pliers Cooler with Ice Fishing License Tape Measure Appropriate clothing...
March 11, 2018
How to fish for Walleye

How to fish for Walleye

A freshwater fish native to the northern United States and the majority of Canada, Walleye (Sander vitreus) is a close relative to the European Zander, known also as the pikeperch. It can sometimes be called the yellow walleye, distinguishing it from the blue walleye...
March 10, 2018
How to Spool a Spinning Reel with Braided Line

How to Spool a Spinning Reel with Braided Line

Much like spooling mono line on a spinning reel.  The most important thing to remember, just like braiding any line is to keep the correct tension, so you don’t get twisting or knots. Line can get slippery, so go slowly and make sure you’re pulling it...
March 8, 2018
Classic Spinning Reel Spooling Techniques

Classic Spinning Reel Spooling Techniques

How do you spool line on a spinning reel? Include the traditional way using pencil and having someone hold it. There’s nothing that can put a stop to your perfect fishing day than a tangled line, and fixing it grows so frustrating that you start losing...
March 8, 2018
Early Spring Creek Fishing

Early Spring Creek Fishing

High, fast, stained, and darn cold – those are the conditions you’ll most likely run into with early spring fishing, as thawing ice creates so much runoff, along with regular showers, can turn the water into a fast-running mess. But it’s also the time of the...
March 8, 2018
Salmon Run 2018 – Fishing the Great Lakes

Salmon Run 2018 – Fishing the Great Lakes

Fishing the Great Lakes Salmon Run 2018 As the days get shorter and the summer draws to an end, so begins one of the most exciting and challenging seasons for fisherman all around the Great Lakes; the King Salmon run! Kings are prized for their tasty fillets but are...
January 30, 2018
How to Restring a Fishing Reel

How to Restring a Fishing Reel

Adding line to your new or existing reel can be an easy process.  There are very few tools needed and always easier with a friend!  In this guide we will show you how to string a push botton (spin-casting), spinning, baitcaster and fly fishing rod & reel combo....
August 15, 2017
Difference between Closed and Open Faced Spinning Reels

Difference between Closed and Open Faced Spinning Reels

Types of Spinning Reels When it comes to spinning reels, there are two types to choose from – closed faced open faced Closed Faced Spinning Reels If you’re learning to fish, the closed faced spinning reel is a great choice. It’s mostly trouble free, and is...
July 27, 2017
Gear Guide for Panfish Fishing

Gear Guide for Panfish Fishing

PANFISH FISHING TACKLE Angling for panfish is a great place to start for beginner fishers. Stories of fish that weigh 30 pounds plus may sound exciting, but the actual experience can quickly become depressing. Beginner anglers are often ill-prepared for game at that...
July 9, 2017
Beginner Salmon Fishing Tackle

Beginner Salmon Fishing Tackle

SALMON FISHING TACKLE FOR BEGINNERS For most people, one image comes to mind when someone mentions salmon: an excited fish dramatically swimming against the current and jumping up waterfalls. You’ll be glad to know that streams aren’t the only place salmon are found....
July 9, 2017
Essential Tackle for Trout Fishing

Essential Tackle for Trout Fishing

Basic Trout Fishing Tackle These fish are found in abundance and can be caught with basic tackle. These fish are known to always put up a fight. So be prepared to get active. Some essential equipment for trout fishing are listed below. Bait and Lures: There are...
July 9, 2017
Bass Fishing Tackle Basics

Bass Fishing Tackle Basics

Introduction to Bass Fishing Tackle Bass fishing is one of the most common sports. People love it because bass can be found all over the country, it is easy to learn to fish and bass can grow up to 20lbs. Beginners will need to choose fishing tackle that is versatile...
June 30, 2017
Walley Fishing Basics

Walley Fishing Basics

Walleye also known as Pickerel are one of the most popular sport fish. They are normally dark olive and yellowish gold in color. They are characterized by their spiny dorsal fin and many sharp teeth. To catch walleye, you will need an array of fishing equipment for...
June 29, 2017
How to Fish – Fishing Basics

How to Fish – Fishing Basics

Fishing is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is competitive, exciting, and relaxing as well. Spending all day casting a line is considered by many to be one of life’s greatest pleasures. Obviously, you have decided to see what all the fuss is about...
June 29, 2017
Fishing Terms – Commonly Used Fishing Words

Fishing Terms – Commonly Used Fishing Words

Finishing is a popular activity people like to participate in for sport or leisurely passing the time. The variety of fish to catch is vast and all the characteristics that make details and ways of fishing are huge. For beginners, fishing can be a little overwhelming....
June 23, 2017