Trolling motors are excellent options for those of you seeking advanced control and maneuverability over your boat, kayak, or canoe. Choosing the right trolling motor can be a bit difficult, there isn’t any “one size fits all” trolling motors that will work for everyone in every situation while remaining economically friendly. Furthermore, trolling motors come
Sonar-equipped imaging systems, otherwise known as fish finders, are a key piece of equipment that any serious angler should be investing in to fill those coolers! In this guide, I’ll get you up to speed on the latest technology, how it works, why it’s important, and finally, where to find ridiculous deals on the best
If you’re going fishing in the daylight, you need something protecting your eyes from the suns dangerous deadly laser-like radiation. Protect your eyes, be comfortable, look like a stud muffin, and you’re done, right? Ha! No, not even close. If you want to maximize your fish slaying capabilities, you need to dial in your eyewear
Bluefish are an extremely hard fishing fish and their ferocious nature makes them the piranha of the ocean. These are fun fish to catch! Bluefish typically swim in schools so when you start catching bluefish there is often lots of excitement. Bluefish have sharp teeth so it is a good idea to use a wire
The baitcasting reel, a favorite among pros, a villain among beginners! In this guide, I’ll be speaking nothing but the truth about these finicky but lovely little pieces of angling gear that truly do make all the difference. We’ll go over how they work, how to use them properly, the differences between them and spinning
This page focuses on how to catch salmon and steelhead in lakes while trolling from a boat. Great Lake trolling techniques do translate well to the ocean but for Pacific salmon also read the best lures for saltwater salmon fishing. It took a while, but my dad and I mastered fishing for king salmon, coho salmon, and steelhead
When hiking or camping in areas where bears are common it is important to know what to do to limit potential conflict with bears. Bears typically only act aggressively to protect bear cubs, protect a food source or when startled and feel threatened. The two most common bears to encounter in the wood are black
Once a tripletail are located they are an easy and fun fish to catch. Typically you can see the fish in the water and pitch the bait to them and watch the fish strike. A big tripletail will put up a good fight on spinning tackle. The difficult part of catching tripletail is finding them
I have fished for halibut in Juneau Alaska and Sitka Alaska. Halibut are the prized fish of the North Pacific Ocean. Halibut get huge, fight hard and are great eating fish! Fishing for halibut can be difficult or easy depending on location, time of year and currents. What makes fishing for halibut difficult is that
Teaching a child to fish is a fun process. Using large fishing poles makes it very hard for kids to get involved even though they want to be fishing. Little kids do not care if they are catching a 5 lb bass or three-inch bluegill, they just want to catch lots of fish! The key
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