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  • 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

  • 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

  • If you are just getting into fishing, understanding the difference between different fishing gear available is important. This article will guide you through the different types of fishing waders.

    A Guide to the Different Types of Fishing Waders

    A Guide to the Different Types of Fishing Waders

    by Nate0

  • This article provides instructions for tying a COAF Damsel Fly - a variation of the Damsel Fly nymph pattern. This variant simulates a small minnow or crawdad swimming along the bottom!

    COAF Damsel Fly

    COAF Damsel Fly

    by hbng846

  • 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.

    Top 5 Best Trout Lures

    Top 5 Best Trout Lures

    by huntnfish22

  • When targeting fish at a specific depth, line counter fishing reels provide unbeatable trolling depth control. Keep your lures in the strike zone for more bites all day long.

    Best Line Counter Trolling Reels

    Best Line Counter Trolling Reels

    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

  • 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 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

  • 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 huntnfish0

  • 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.

    My Favorite Tie

    My Favorite Tie

    by Troy Brooks4

  • 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 hbng840

  • How to use a drone for surf fishing: equipment required, initial rigging, casting, benefits, risks, and applicable laws and regulations.

    How to Surf Fish Using a Drone

    How to Surf Fish Using a Drone

    by MDresel0

  • 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—2017

    Best Salmon Trolling Reels—2017

    by huntnfish0

  • 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.

    Fly Tying - The PMC Emerger

    Fly Tying - The PMC Emerger

    by hbng841

  • For kayak fishermen, a fish finder is the ultimate upgrade. Quickly locate fish and fish holding structure to spend less time searching and more time catching.

    Best Fish Finders for Kayaks—2017

    Best Fish Finders for Kayaks—2017

    by huntnfish0

  • How to tie a Purple Marabou Orange Thing or PMOT for short. It is a simple pattern, fished on the bottom in short hops and pauses to entice hesitant Bass. It uses two marabou plumes tied along the hook shank, causing the fishing fly to ride hook bend up!

    Fly Tying: The PMOT

    Fly Tying: The PMOT

    by hbng840

  • 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!

    Making a Sabiki Rig for White Bass

    Making a Sabiki Rig for White Bass

    by hbng842

  • 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.

    The Best Telescopic Fishing Rods

    The Best Telescopic Fishing Rods

    by huntnfish0

  • 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

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