For some fishermen, it takes a lot to get them off the water. Most people head for the indoors when the sky darkens and rain clouds move in, but fishing in the rain is an experience and challenge all its own.
If you’re the type of angler who doesn’t let a little rain stop them, you’re not alone. That said, fishing in the rain isn’t the same as fishing on a bright, sunny day, and there are some big things to keep in mind. One is how the wet weather might affect the fish. The other is how it might affect you.
If you love fresh fish and grilling fish over the campfire, you need a fish grill basket. These handy camping gadgets are the best way to cook your fresh daily catch while you relax at camp after a long day on the water. Plus, there are plenty of other ways to use a fish grill basket while cooking at camp. Once you have one, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.
Let’s take a closer look at fish grill baskets and how you can use them to make the most of your camping and fishing trips.
When it comes to spinning rod vs casting rod, it seems like every angler has an opinion on which one is best. You might be asking yourself, is one really better than the other? We’re going to explain everything you need to know about spinning and baitcasting rods to decide which one is best and whether or not it’s the right fit for you.
There are a lot of things to keep in mind when choosing a fishing rod, and it’s important to know the difference between these two types before you make up your mind. Let’s settle the ‘spinning rod vs casting rod’ debate once and for all.
There are a lot of different types of fishing rods out there. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. To make sure you choose the best fishing reel for your rod, let’s take a look at everything you need to know to figure out which is the right one for you.Read More
Scaling a fish might seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. While there are a few approaches you can try, we’re going to go over a simple method that will have you scaling a fish like a pro.
Whether you bought a fresh fish at the seafood market for a special dinner at home or are cooking the catch of the day over a campfire, knowing how to scale a fish is a skill any seafood lover should learn. Here are three steps to help you refine your technique.
If you’re interested in fly fishing, one of the first things you’ll need to buy is a fly fishing rod. If you’ve already taken a look at the variety of options available online, you know that there are a lot of fly fishing rods to choose from. To figure out which is the right rod for you, it helps to know a little more about what a fly rod does and what makes it special.Read More
Catfish reels are their own kind of special. They don’t go by the standards or rules of other fishing reels. But they still hold onto some of the greater qualities of the basic reels.
Most of the reels are open-faced bait-casting reels. But they can come as a spinning reel too. We prefer bait-casting catfish reels because they’re stronger and easier to use.
There’s so much to learn about catfishing reels. To make it easier, we put together this A – Z guide on catfish reels.Read More
Fishing equipment hasn’t changed much over the decades. Almost everything has stayed manual. But reels don’t have to be manual.
Those muscles get tired every time you have to reel the fishing line in. Your hands can cramp from turning the handle over and over. You can try something new and different.
This is where electric fishing reels come in. They’re not used often and that’s because they’re misunderstood. Or newer fishermen don’t even know they exist.
You’re here to learn 4 things you didn’t know about electric fishing reels. So, let’s get started.Read More
Every fisherman needs a trusty and high-quality piece of storage for their equipment. From lures to lines to bobbers, you’re always hauling around tons of stuff because you never know what you’ll need.
You have loads of tackle boxes and tackle bags to choose from. But since the choices are endless, where should you start?
First, you have to decide whether a tackle box or tackle bag is right for you. Once that’s decided, you need to know what to look for in either type of tackle storage.
To answer your questions, keep reading. This is our basic guide on tackle storage.Read More
Ice fishing is a great pastime during those cold, freezing months. During winter, you’re going to be cold anyway, especially in the northern states. Why not take some pleasure in the ice and snow season?
You don’t have to pack away your fishing gear once it starts to get chilly. Instead, invest in a great ice fishing rod and reel so you can head out to the ice.
But before you do, you need to be ready. From your ice fishing rod and reel to your tackle, you need to prepare.
We’re going to walk you through getting your ice fishing rod and reel ready and everything else required. This is what the professionals do.Read More