The Best Downriggers

Best Downriggers

This guide will help you find the best downrigger for your needs. Whether you’re targeting Salmon or Sailfish, getting you’re lures in the strike zone is key. Changing the presentation, or finding the thermocline can …

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Fishing For Beginners

Beginning Fishing

If you’ve never gone fishing before, it can look like to complicated hobby. You may feel like an outsider and worry about all the gear baits and etiquette. This guide will help you learn the …

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Best Online Fishing Store

When it comes to finding the fishing tackle you need, online fishing stores are a great resource. Online fishing shops can have lures that you might not be able to find at your local tackle …

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Bass Fishing In Rivers

Bass Fishing in rivers posts a unique set of challenges. But if you master river environments, you can catch bass that most anglers won’t be able to find. River currents are notorious for constantly changing. …

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Best Kayak Anchors

Having a reliable way to hold your kayak in place can be essential. Whether you’re fishing a particular spot or just want to take a break. This guide will help you find the best kayak …

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Tokyo Rig Guide

What Is A Tokyo Rig? A Tokyo rig is basically a hook with a swivel attached via a split ring to the eye. A wire is also attached to the split ring on the same …

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Wacky Worm Rig

Wacky Rigged Worm

The wacky worm rig is created by hooking a worm through the middle of the body. This allows both ends of the worm to bend and swing freely.  You can also hook the worm slightly …

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Best Carp Baits

If you’re looking for the best baits to catch carp, then look no further.  This guide will cover the top 5 carp baits and also give you a quick overview on how they’re used. The …

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How To Catch Carp

How To Catch Carp

Looking to learn how to catch carp? This guide will give the details on how to get started carp fishing. In the US, Carp are often seen as a nuisance. However, this view may be …

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Best Inshore Spinning Reel

Finding the right inshore spinning reel can be a challenge. Many anglers end up using the wrong equipment for the job.  This guide will cover the best inshore spinning reels and show you the qualities …

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Steelhead vs Rainbow Trout

In short, Steelhead and Rainbow Trout are the same species. The main difference is where they live their adult lives. Steelhead are anadromous. This means they leave the rivers they were born in and move …

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How To Grill Fish

This guide will show you how to grill fish and avoid the common mistakes most people make.  Grilling fish can be challenging. I remember trying it and having a nice fillet stick to the grill …

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Best Way To Cook Snapper

Snapper are a sought after food fish. There is a significant commercial fishery for snapper. Snapper is also a sought after recreational fishing target. Their delicious flesh is flaky and does not have an overpowering …

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Best Topwater Frogs

Best Topwater Frog

Fishing topwater frogs is some of the most exciting fishing there is.  Watching bass blow up on a frog will get your nerves racing! Finding the right frog for the right situation is key. This …

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Are Crappie Good To Eat?

Is Crappie Good To Eat

In short, yes, crappie are delicious. But you’ll want to make sure you handle them properly to be safe and have the best tasting crappie you can get.  If you’re in the U.S. then you’re …

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Is Snakehead Good To Eat?

Are Snakehead Good To Eat?

In short, Yes, Snakehead are good to eat. Just beware of the water quality from which the fish was harvested.  Snakehead are a staple part of diets in Asia.  Overall, snakehead is a great food …

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Spinning Reel Guide

Shimano Stradic FL Spinning Reel

Spinning reels are also known as fixed spool reels and are one of the most popular types of fishing reel. They were initially developed to cast very light lures and flies for trout. These light …

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Canoe Vs Kayak

This guide will discuss the differences between canoes and kayaks. We’ll explore the advantages and disadvantages of each type of watercraft.   In short, canoes tend to be open inside. They’re larger than kayaks and are …

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Lead Vs. Tungsten Weights

Lead Vs. Tungsten Fishing Weights

When it comes to fishing weights, there is a big move towards tungsten over lead. But this raises the question- are tungsten fishing weights really that much better than lead? Are they worth the extra …

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Fishing Near Me

Looking for a quick way to find some good fishing spots near your location? Check out this interactive map. It lets you zoom into your locale and find spots that have been found by other …

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Best Spinning Reels For Bass

Finding the best spinning reel for bass fishing can be a challenge. Spinning reels for bass need to have a good balance, sensitivity and durability.  The right combination of these traits will help ensure you …

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Bank Fishing Guide

I remember bank fishing as a kid. I remember how much fun it was to patrol the banks for bass. Sometimes with real worms, other times with plastics. Now, with kids of my own, bank …

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Best Ice Fishing Reels

While ice fishing may not be as popular as soft water fishing. It has many devoted fans. this is especially true is you don’t have a boat.  When the ice covers the lake, you can …

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Shimano SLX DC Review

Shimano SLX DC Baitcasting Reel

The Shimano SLX DC is the latest in the SLX series of baitcasting reels. What makes is special is the DC or Digital Control. The DC Shimano reels have a computer in them. This computer …

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Shimano SLX Review

Shimano SLX Baitcasting Reel

The Shimano SLX Baitcasting Reel was released in 2018. It was intended to be marketed as a more affordable baitcaster.  Even so, the SLX still comes with many features that you would find in higher …

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How To Fish A Chatterbait

Chatterbaits also known as bladed jigs have taken the bass fishing world by storm. Chatterbaits are moving baits that need to be retrieved to work their magic.  This guide will teach you how to fish …

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How To Fish A Texas Rig

I remember the first time I made a Texas rig. I put a ¼ ounce bullet sinker on my 8 lb. mono then threaded on a 1/0 hook and a purple Creme Scoundrel plastic worm. …

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How To Catch Trout

How To Catch Trout

Trout are one of the most common species of fish on earth. You can catch trout just about anywhere. This guide will give you the basics on how to catch freshwater trout. Trout Habitat Trout …

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Are Carp Good To Eat?

Are Carp Good To Eat?

In short, Yes, Carp are good to eat. But, you may have to prepare it properly if you don’t like fishy flavor. Carp are a staple part of diets all across the world.  Overall, It’s a …

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How To Catch White Bass

This guide will teach you about white bass and explain how to catch them. White bass are spread throughout most of the Midwestern United States.  They can also be found as far south as Florida …

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Florida Peacock Bass Fishing

Florida Peacock Bass Fishing

Looking for an exotic fishing getaway? Florida Peacock Bass fishing offers a great way to catch a hard fighting tropical game fish.Travel less than a mile from Miami International Airport and you can be on …

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Shimano Curado DC Review

Shimano Curado DC 150 Baitcasting Reel

The Shimano Curado DC 150 is a baitcaster with one very unique feature. It contains a digitally controlled braking system. A computer chip inside the reel controls the centrifugal brakes. The chip can make 1000 …

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Best Electric Fishing Reels

Best Electric Fishing Reels

The first time you try to drag a monster grouper out of 700 feet of water you’ll want the best electric fishing reel you can get. Without one, even reeling in to change baits can …

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