How well can you read a lake? Fun informative quiz on features in freshwater lakes where different species hang out.
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...
Learn why Deep-sea fishing off of the San Francisco coast is among the best fishing in the world. Book your deep sea fishing family vacation along the north west California coast!
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!
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!
I love to fish farm ponds for bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish. I have caught bass in the 3- to 8-pound range many times, and seen even larger bass that I didn't get a chance to catch.
The Big Island of Hawaii is surrounded by dense reef that is full of tropical fish—most of which are indigenous to this part of the world. This article will help you find the best places to catch some of these rare species on the Big Island and prepare you for the type of experience you will have at the many fishing spots available in Hawaii.
Cutting whole squid the right way for fishing bait is very important. It will help you catch more fish easy. This article will teach you to prepare squid for bait.
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).
Working in Saudi Arabia gave me a 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.
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.
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.
The Sea Striker Gotcha jerk jig is a great piece of fishing tackle and is the standard Bluefish/Mackerel catching lure on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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!
One of my favorite spots in Michigan, the Sylvania Wilderness Area, is a small backcountry canoe camping reserve with great fishing for Smallmouth Bass.
Where I live in the south-east of the UK the fishing gets crowded. There are places I can go where I see few people but the fishing is tame. The rivers run slow and visibility is poor as they run over clay. Even in many of these ‘wilder' places...
Spinner fishing tips and secrets to give you an extra edge on the water. Follow these and you're guaranteed to catch more fish!
Still fishing, drift fishing, trolling & casting. These are the four basic methods for catching crappie. The only decision left to us: use live bait or plastic?
Top-reviewed braided fishing lines, along with knots, gear, and rigging tips to give you an edge on the water.
I'll break down the major types and brands and help you decide what kind of line will do best for your style of fishing!
A run-down of the best fishing rod holders for every situation; from boats and kayaks, to shore and surf fishing.
Spearfishing at night is an exciting adventure. This article covers what you need for night spearfishing and some experiences and tips to make your next spearfishing trip successful.
PowerBait is a popular dough bait for Rainbow Trout fishing. Here are four fishing rigs the COAF Field Team uses with PowerBait.
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.
Many people fish for speckled trout with lures only. The problem is there are nearly as many lures as fishermen and it can be hard to separate which lures catch fish and which catch fishermen.
How to catch salmon by mooching, including salmon mooching rods and reels, mooching rigs and setups, bait, and mooching technique.
Would you get in a muddy river and stick your hand into a hole under the water in order to pull out a catfish? Believe it or not, this is called handfishing and is something that many people are doing these days!
This is my favorite tie. A quick simple pattern with basic materials. A fly that you are not too scared of losing to the wily tree and rock trout.
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!
A shore fisherman's view of fishing in Galveston, TX. Provides useful information and tips on area piers and other fishing opportunities for the land-based fisherman.
When is 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.
This article covers speckled trout fishing. It includes tips on tackle, gear, baits, and when and where to target speckled trout.
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.
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.
The best fishing rods for backpackers. These rods are the best combination of packability, durability, and fishability.
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.
There are few things more frustrating than a bad snarl of fishing line on a good day of fishing. Use these proven tips to keep your line tangle-free.
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.
Find fantastic places to go fishing in the UK. Browse through the venues to discover some some great pegs and have a proper baggin' session!
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.
A count-down of the top 5 trout lures, all guaranteed to put more fish in the boat! Includes size and color selection, as well as tricks to rigging and effectively fishing each one.
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!
Countdown of the best Yellow Perch fishing baits, and how to fish them effectively. Perch love these!
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.
Not all spinning reels are cut out to handle the demands of saltwater fishing. These top performing models are ready to handle tough conditions and big fish.
Are you dying to find out where you can go hillbilly handfishing? How do you sign up for noodling catfish with the guys from Animal Planet? Find out here.
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!
These ultralight spinning reels are guaranteed to provide you with the best combination of weight and function, keeping your pack light and your creel full.
If you want to know which baits work best for catching giant flatheads and monster blue catfish you need to read this page. There are pics of the baits too. If you don't get a bite you can't catch the monster catfish!
Four top-performing rockfish lures, including one local favorite of tournament fishermen. Learn how to rig and fish them to catch big rockfish.
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!
Everything you need to know to start catching lots of delicious surf perch! Gear, rigs, bait, tips, and places to go!
Covering the basics of what spearfishing is, how to spearfish using a Hawaiian sling or pole spear, and tips to catch bigger fish while spearfishing!
I used to think that fishing for trout was for fine summer evenings when there were plenty of flies hatching on the water surface. But on off days I can catch trout with lures.
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.
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.
Leeches are an abundant and natural food source that fish gobble up! Whether you fish for trout, bass, walleye, pike, catfish or panfish, leeches will catch them. That is why leeches are always in hiding - so they don't get eaten. Leeches are...
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.
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.
Trout are one of the most popular freshwater fishes. They are not only great fighters but they are delicious as well. This article is going to show you which baits are the best trout baits.
If you want to catch monster northern pike, dead baiting is a great method. Check this for some tips that will help you bag a monster pike.
How-to guide and explanation of ultralight dropshot fishing techniques for anglers targeting perch in freshwater. Covering tackle, bait and location.
North Denver Fishing is a great way to explore the nature side of the city. The lakes are the perfect getaway from the busy city!
This article provides instructions for tying a PMC Emerger - a fishing fly that uses minimal material and is simple to tie! It can be fished dry or wet and is used primarily for trout.
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.
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.
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.
There are many very good reasons for this being the case. For instance, good smells, wet air, good sounds, cooling, meditiation by cloud, and windy leaves.
Everything you need to know to catch Dungeness Crab. Includes gear, best baits, best traps, and where and when to go. Also, bonus tips from a veteran crabber! Fill the cooler in record time!
Salmon and halibut fishing in Ucluelet is a summer highlight, and yet many people have never been fishing on the West Coast.
This is an essay of fun, challenge, danger, fear and back to fun. A morning on the lake went from fishing for Northern Pike to fighting for our lives, or so it seemed at the time. `
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.
How do you chose the best fisherman's tide watch? Find the features that matter and get some ideas no one else will dare..
A sabiki rig is a set of small lures used to catch bait fish, but here is one variation that is used for catching White Bass (or Sand Bass). Do check it out!
This article describes the basics of fishing for anyone who wants to learn to fish but is primarily written for the woman desiring to learn the basics in fishing.
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.
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.