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Big Blue 101: The Beginner's Essential Guide to Deep Sea Fishing

The first step in taking up deep sea fishing as a hobby or otherwise, is feeding your curiosity with the proper information. One can easily gather misleading information on the matter that may cause more confusion in the long run.


Best Downrigger Rods for Salmon Fishing

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.


Fishing in Galveston

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.


Reasons to Go Fishing in Ucluelet and Tips to Booking a Charter

Salmon and halibut fishing in Ucluelet is a summer highlight, and yet many people have never been fishing on the West Coast.


Complete Guide to Squid Jigging

The best jigs, gear and technique to fill your limit of squid!


Top 4 Must-Have Lures for Big Rockfish

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


Complete Guide to Sanddab Fishing

A complete tutorial on how to catch sanddabs, with the right gear, rigs, and bait.


How to Catch Surf Perch

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

Best Lures for Speckled Trout

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.


Cobia Fishing Tips and Techniques

How to find and catch cobia: tips on tackle, baits and lures, and tactics.


Blackfin Tuna Fishing Tips and Techniques

This article explains how to catch blackfin tuna: everything from what tackle to use to what tactics work best.


Sheepshead Fishing Tips and Techniques

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.


Red Drum Fishing Tips and Techniques

How to catch redfish, also known as red drum. Redfish habits, tackle, gear, and baits.


Speckled Trout Fishing Tips and Techniques

This article covers speckled trout fishing. It includes tips on tackle, gear, baits, and when and where to target speckled trout.


Flounder Fishing Tips and Techniques

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.


Salt Water Fishing Hooks and Lures

Using the proper salt water fish hook for what you are fishing for will give you more hits with better results. Also here's a video with the correct way to bait your hook.


Shark Fishing in Florida's Indian River

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.


Get Your Florida Saltwater Fishing License Online Before Your Trip

Salt water fishing vacations are fun! Get your fishing license online before you go.


King Mackerel Fishing

Tackle, baits, lures, and techniques.


Cast Net Fishing

How to throw a fourteen-foot cast net for bait fishing or to catch mullet to eat.


How to Hook a Live Shrimp With a Jig Head

Different ways to hook live shrimp on jig heads for the most success. Saltwater fishing techniques, tips, diagrams, and photos included.


Fishing in the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia

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 pufferfish.


Night Spearfishing Tips and Techniques

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.


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

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.


The Best Places to Fish on the Big Island of Hawaii

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.


How to Catch Atlantic Sheepshead on Piers and Jetties

How I catch sheepshead on this old bridge-turned pier in Florida. How to use fiddler crabs as bait; how to cook sheepshead.


Sea Fishing Loch Fyne at Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland

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.


Catch Triggerfish on the New Jersey Shore

I love fishing the New Jersey shore. Besides dogfish (sandshark), blues, small sea bass, flounder, and porgy, I've begun catching triggerfish recently.


Basic Saltwater and Sea Fishing Knots for Beginners

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.


Deep-Sea Fishing Near San Francisco

Learn why deep-sea fishing off of the San Francisco coast is among the best fishing in the world.


Sea Fishing Loch Fyne, by Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland

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.


Fishing for Striped Bass: How to Catch Stripers by Drifting Bait

One of my favorite methods for catching striped bass is drifting bait through the current. Here's a few tips for striper bait and tackle.


How to Catch a Striper (Striped Bass)

The striped bass or “Striper” is the top salt water trophy fish in the northeast region, from Maine to Georgia.


Best Baits for Croaker Fishing

Atlantic croaker are caught with a variety of cut baits including squid, crabs, bloodworms, clams, and other baits.


Sea Fishing Loch Etive From Taynuilt, Argyll, Scotland

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.


Saltwater Fishing: Guide to Sheepshead Fishing

Wintertime brings many things I could do without: cold weather, wind, and low water temperatures and thus slow fishing. Yet not all is lost. Sheepshead, thrive in this cold winter water.


Saltwater Fishing Tips: Spotted Sea Trout (With Videos)

Fishing tips for speckled trout. Photos and video included.

Chum from a boat to call the fish to dinner!

Saltwater Fishing: How to Make and Use Chum

Saltwater fishing tips for making and using chum to catch more fish.

Check out those teeth!

Saltwater Fishing: How to Catch Sheepshead, With Video

Saltwater fishing tips for how to catch sheepshead, including location, best baits, fishing gear, and technique. Video included!


How to Catch Spadefish or Angelfish (With Video)

The best gear and bait to catch the Atlantic spadefish or angelfish.

Bonnethead shark.

How to Catch Sharks (Includes Videos)

Tips for catching sharks from piers, from shore, or from a small boat.


What Bait to Use for NC Outer Banks Pier Fishing

The best baits to use for pier fishing with a bottom rig.