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  • This gorgeous prairie river flies well under the radar for most anglers, but for those that know it, this small gem offers solitude, beauty, and fantastic fishing for the open-minded fly fisher.

    Fly Fishing the Palouse's Rock Creek

    Fly Fishing the Palouse's Rock Creek

    by CS Drexel0

  • When it comes to packable, portable, store-anywhere fishing rods, telescopic fishing rods are tough to beat. Here's are some of the best on the market, including one I never hit the trail without.

    The Best Telescopic Fishing Rods

    The Best Telescopic Fishing Rods

    by huntnfish0

  • Learn to clean and gut a trout. Improper care of fish pose serious health risks, and can cause the fish to taste poorly and make it spoil sooner. Several tips for handling your freshly caught fish.

    How to Gut a Fish Step by Step

    How to Gut a Fish Step by Step

    by Marty Andersen26

  • Learn the ins and outs of fishing at the pier located at Fort Clinch State Park on Amelia Island, Florida. Included are tips on baits, best spots, and tactics, along with photos and videos.

    Fort Clinch Pier, Florida Fishing Guide

    Fort Clinch Pier, Florida Fishing Guide

    by Holle Abee6

  • St Catherines is a small hamlet across Loch Fyne from the town of Inveraray. The jetty is showing the worse for wear but still makes an excellent fishing spot at lower stages of the tide, particularly for summer mackerel. Page includes an easy and original suggested recipe for cooking up your catch.

    Sea Fishing From St Catherines Jetty on Loch Fyne, Argyll, Scotland

    Sea Fishing From St Catherines Jetty on Loch Fyne, Argyll, Scotland

    by Gordon Hamilton6

  • Countdown of the best Yellow Perch fishing baits, and how to fish them effectively. Perch love these!

    Top 5 Best Perch Baits

    Top 5 Best Perch Baits

    by huntnfish0

  • Salt water shark fishing in Brevard County Florida can be done from offshore islands in and around the Palmbay, Melbourn areas situated on the Indian River, as well as from piers. You can catch hammerhead shark and black tip shark.

    Shark Fishing in Florida's Indian River

    Shark Fishing in Florida's Indian River

    by Susan Britton13

  • Tips for kayak enthusiasts who are interested in trolling for fish with their kayak, and for fishermen who would like to try their luck from a kayak!

    Kayak Fishing: Tips for Trolling

    Kayak Fishing: Tips for Trolling

    by hbng847

  • Everything you need to know to get started trolling! Includes necessary gear, and species-specific strategies for getting more fish in the boat. Also, tips that even the veteran angler can use to increase his fishing success!

    Trolling: Gear, Tackle and Tactics

    Trolling: Gear, Tackle and Tactics

    by huntnfish2

  • Wade fishing is one of the best ways to fish for river smallmouth if you like the exercise and don't want to deal with a boat. Check out my tips on the best baits to use for catching smallmouth bass in the river.

    Tips for River Smallmouth Fishing Without a Boat

    Tips for River Smallmouth Fishing Without a Boat

    by Matt G.0

  • Wedding ring lures are a classic that can land trout, panfish, walleye, landlocked salmon, and many other freshwater fish. Here are some proven tips on how to use the wedding ring lure effectively.

    How to Catch Fish With Wedding Ring Lures

    How to Catch Fish With Wedding Ring Lures

    by huntnfish1

  • Ghost Shrimp are abundant along the beach and make excellent bait when surf fishing. HubPage provides details on making a Bait Pump to catch Ghost Shrimp!

    Making a Simple Ghost Shrimp Bait Pump

    Making a Simple Ghost Shrimp Bait Pump

    by hbng843

  • The beach adjacent to Cairndow War Memorial on Loch Fyne is recommended as a low water fishing mark. Spinning is possible beyond the weed at low tide, with decent bags of mackerel possible in the summer months.

    Sea Fishing Loch Fyne at Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland

    Sea Fishing Loch Fyne at Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland

    by Gordon Hamilton8

  • The best baitcasting reels for every budget, as well as casting and maintenance tips to improve your casting distance and accuracy while keeping your spool backlash-free.

    Top 3 Best Baitcasting Reels–2017

    Top 3 Best Baitcasting Reels–2017

    by huntnfish0

  • How the COAF Field Team likes to set up bubble fly rigs when they opt to use spinning gear over fly fishing gear. These rigs work for non-fly fishermen as well as fly fisherman, too! Here are three rigs that have proven effective for the Team!

    How to Set Up Bubble Fly Rigs

    How to Set Up Bubble Fly Rigs

    by hbng840

  • If you're looking for the ultimate in lazy fishing, this has got to be it. Here's how I catch fish using nothing more than a plastic bottle, some cornmeal and a rock.

    How to Make a Fish Trap Out of a Bottle

    How to Make a Fish Trap Out of a Bottle

    by Mary Wickison12

  • How to catch sheepshead (also known as sheephead and convict fish.) All you need to know about tackle, bait, and how to catch more fish.

    Sheepshead Fishing Tips and Techniques

    Sheepshead Fishing Tips and Techniques

    by Glen Kowalski2

  • How to make a fly line leader using a simple recipe. Also, ways to attach the leader to a fly line, and a bonus video on how attaching a leader to the lillian on a Tenkara rod!

    DIY Fly Line Leader

    DIY Fly Line Leader

    by hbng841

  • A practical guide to get started trout fishing. Tips and advice on how to catch trout, including rods and reels, trout bait, trout rigs, trout lures and when and where to go trout fishing.

    A Complete Guide to Fishing for Trout

    A Complete Guide to Fishing for Trout

    by huntnfish6

  • Lurking in the shallows of rivers and lakes in Central and South America you'll find the wolf fish. Here's my technique for catching, killing and preparing this prehistoric looking beast.

    How I Catch Wolf Fish (Traira)

    How I Catch Wolf Fish (Traira)

    by Mary Wickison14

  • Working in Saudi Arabia gave me the chance to enjoy the excitement of fishing and diving in the Red Sea. See photos of some of our catch including moray eel and puffer fish.

    Fishing in the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia

    Fishing in the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia

    by Mazlan67

  • Big perch are an overlooked species which offer the serious angler the opportunity to catch specimen sized fish without devoting endless time and effort to the chase. And these days there's more and more waters with big perch in them.

    How to Catch Big Perch in the UK: Tackle, Tactics and Tips

    How to Catch Big Perch in the UK: Tackle, Tactics and Tips

    by Piscator19

  • Learn how to crab fish with a net. It's cheap and easy to get ready, and with a few simple steps, you'll be catching and enjoying crab in the next crabbing season!

    How to Crab Fish With a Net

    How to Crab Fish With a Net

    by Dennis Ebris2

  • A count-down of 5 time-proven trout lures, all guaranteed to put more fish in the boat! Includes size and color recommendations, as well as tricks for rigging and effectively fishing each one.

    Top 5 Best Trout Lures

    Top 5 Best Trout Lures

    by huntnfish26

  • Being wedged between the world-famous fly fishing states of Montana, Idaho, and Colorado, it seems like a no-brainer that Wyoming would be a fly fishing Mecca. Wyoming, however, is still largely under the radar in the angling world, and the Ham's Fork River is a forgotten gem.

    Fly Fishing Wyoming's Ham's Fork River

    Fly Fishing Wyoming's Ham's Fork River

    by CS Drexel0

  • How to rig Buzz Bombs, how to fish with Buzz Bombs, and easy modifications to catch more fish. A must-read for anyone interested in this time-proven lure.

    How to Catch Fish With Buzz Bombs

    How to Catch Fish With Buzz Bombs

    by huntnfish14

  • Downrigger trolling is often the most productive method of salmon fishing. Learn how to select an effective downrigger rod and discover the best-performing models on the market.

    Best Downrigger Rods for Salmon Fishing

    Best Downrigger Rods for Salmon Fishing

    by huntnfish6

  • The meat of the blue crab is considered by many to be the sweetest and best tasting of all crabs. You won’t get the large sections of meat that you get from the king crab or the snow crab, but the flesh from the blue will be tastier. Also, you...

    How to Catch Blue Crabs, with Videos

    How to Catch Blue Crabs, with Videos

    by Holle Abee17

  • Headboats—relatively inexpensive charter boats that take out large groups of people fishing—are a great way to get out onto the great lake and find some jumbo yellow perch. Walk on or call in.

    Jumbo Perch Headboats on Lake Erie

    Jumbo Perch Headboats on Lake Erie

    by Jeremy Richmond0

  • Five of the best bass baits and lures on the market. Tips on how and when to effectively use these lures to catch more bass!

    Top 5 Best Fishing Lures for Bass

    Top 5 Best Fishing Lures for Bass

    by huntnfish8

  • A look at a specific shore fishing mark, just beyond Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland. This page looks at the fishing ground, tackle required, advisable bait and the species of fish which are likely to be caught.

    Sea Fishing Loch Fyne, by Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland

    Sea Fishing Loch Fyne, by Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland

    by Gordon Hamilton12

  • Finding fall crappie is a lot easier than most people think. While the use of electronics gives some an advantage, this knowledge of basic location elements will help you greatly increase your catch rate this upcoming fall season.

    Where to Find Fall Crappie

    Where to Find Fall Crappie

    by Jeremy Richmond0

  • The days are long and hot, the water's hot, the grease is hot, and the sun's rays cling to you like that weird kid from 8th grade. Its prime catfishing time across the country and I'm going to share some tips with you on how to maximize your success this summer.

    Late Summer Channel Cats

    Late Summer Channel Cats

    by Jeremy Richmond0

  • How to tie a Foam Rubber Spider Grasshopper, a variation of the Foam Spider. It is fished dry, and has been a consistent producer of Bass and Panfish for us!

    Fly Tying:  Simple Foam Rubber Grasshopper

    Fly Tying: Simple Foam Rubber Grasshopper

    by hbng842

  • Loch Etive is a deep water sea loch on the West Coast of Scotland. It is fished usually by boat and its twenty-four mile length contains a wide variety of species for the keen sea angler to target at any time of year.

    Sea Fishing Loch Etive From Taynuilt, Argyll, Scotland

    Sea Fishing Loch Etive From Taynuilt, Argyll, Scotland

    by Gordon Hamilton10

  • This is a guide to trout fishing in the Ozarks. I grew up in the Ozarks and have spent many years fishing for Trout on our local streams (Niangua, Eleven Point, Roubideaux, Current, White rivers and Lake Tanycomo).

    Ozarks Trout Fishing:  Some Helpful Tips for Newcomers

    Ozarks Trout Fishing: Some Helpful Tips for Newcomers

    by Fishin' Cricket7

  • Southern Flounder are a very tasty fish highly sought after by anglers. This article will help the reader increase his catch. Includes tips on where to look for flounder, gear, tackle and baits.

    Flounder Fishing Tips and Techniques

    Flounder Fishing Tips and Techniques

    by Glen Kowalski9

  • A complete overview of what to look for in a salmon trolling reel, along with reviews of the top-performing models, and plenty of bonus salmon trolling tips!

    Best Salmon Trolling Reels—2019

    Best Salmon Trolling Reels—2019

    by huntnfish0

  • Fly Fishing for Women is an article designed to get you started fly-fishing. It includes essential gear, types of casts, terminology and all the necessary information to get you on the water catching fish. Written for anyone wanting to learn to fly fish.

    Fly Fishing for Women: A Beginner's Guide to Fly Fishing

    Fly Fishing for Women: A Beginner's Guide to Fly Fishing

    by Susan Sears2

  • Four top-performing rockfish lures, including one local favorite of tournament fishermen. Learn how to rig and fish them to catch big rockfish.

    Top 4 Must-Have Lures for Big Rockfish

    Top 4 Must-Have Lures for Big Rockfish

    by huntnfish0

  • These ultralight spinning rods are guaranteed to provide you with the best combination of weight and function, capable of handling even the burliest back-country trout.

    Top 3 Best Ultralight Spinning Rods– 2019

    Top 3 Best Ultralight Spinning Rods– 2019

    by huntnfish3

  • Fishing and other outdoor pursuits can be hungry work. This page helps you decide which foods are practical and best suited to your trip, so you can get the most out of your chosen outdoor adventure.

    Good Food Ideas for Fishing Trips

    Good Food Ideas for Fishing Trips

    by Gordon Hamilton9

  • Sea fishing is a hugely popular sport around the world but the variety of tackle used and techniques employed can prove daunting for anyone just starting out. This page is a basic guide to tying some of the more simple yet common knots which you will require when sea fishing to help get you started and hopefully hooked on fishing.

    Basic Saltwater and Sea Fishing Knots for Beginners

    Basic Saltwater and Sea Fishing Knots for Beginners

    by Gordon Hamilton4

  • The Grande Ronde is a river of legend for steelhead. Use this guide to figure out which stretch is the best for your trip, and come fall in love with one of the best rivers in the inland Northwest.

    Steelhead Fishing on the Grande Ronde River

    Steelhead Fishing on the Grande Ronde River

    by CS Drexel0

  • Everything you need to know to start catching lots of delicious surf perch! Gear, rigs, bait, tips, and places to go!

    How to Catch Surf Perch

    How to Catch Surf Perch

    by huntnfish9

  • Information about crabbing, stone crab season, and blue crab season in Florida, along with regulations, great locations, and tips. Discount crab traps, crab nets, photos, maps, and videos included.

    Blue Crabs: My Best Crabbing Spots in Florida

    Blue Crabs: My Best Crabbing Spots in Florida

    by Holle Abee94

  • Countdown of five of the best trout baits of all time! Includes rigging tips, as well as scent and color suggestions. All guaranteed to help catch you more trout!

    Top 5 Best Trout Baits

    Top 5 Best Trout Baits

    by huntnfish11

  • Flathead, Shovel Cat, whatever you call them, these cats are some of the best fighting freshwater fish in the continental US. Read on below and I'll share some tips and tricks I have used to land some of these behemoths.

    How Do You Catch Flathead Catfish?

    How Do You Catch Flathead Catfish?

    by Jeremy Richmond4

  • Everything you need to know to get set up to catch trout. Includes rod, reel, line, and tackle suggestions. Tips from a well-seasoned angler.

    Trout Fishing Gear to Get You Started

    Trout Fishing Gear to Get You Started

    by huntnfish4

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