27 Best Offshore Conventional Trolling Fishing Reels 2021

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Conventional trolling reels hold lots of fishing line, have strong drags, and are able to catch large fish. When I think of conventional reels, the first reel that comes to mind is a Penn International 80 which is a big game offshore fishing reel. This 80 class reel can catch the biggest fish in the … Read more

27 Best Freshwater Spinning Reels in 2021

Best Freshwater Spinning Reel

Freshwater spinning reels are the most popular way to fish in streams, rivers, ponds, and lakes. This article provides a detailed review of the best freshwater spinning reels. Check out this article if you are interested in the best saltwater fishing reels. Spinning reels allow spinners, spoons, plugs, and jigs to be cast a far … Read more

30 Best Saltwater Spinning Reels in 2021

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Saltwater spinning reels are fun to use to catch most types of saltwater fish. These reels are often considered light tackle compared to conventional reels. For this reason, having the proper size spinning reel is important. Small reels are great for reef fishing and flats finishing were feeling the fish bite is important. When fishing … Read more

30 Best Saltwater Fishing Rods

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Saltwater fishing is vastly different from most other forms of angling. It requires tackle that can hold up against the largest trophy game fish, and withstand any potential corrosion caused by saltwater. There are a number of brands that make rods for saltwater use, but only a select few are capable of performing at a … Read more

14 Best EPIRBs Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon 2021

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EPIRB stands for Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon. These are registered to a boat in case of an emergency offshore. Category 1 EPIRBs containers allow the device to be activated automatically if the vessel sinks. These can also be taken out of the fixture and used manually by pushing a button. Coast Guard inspected vessels … Read more

23 Best Cast Nets in 2021

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Catching bait is essential to catching many types of sought after game fish in both saltwater and freshwater. Catching bait fish that predator fish are feeding on will greatly increase the chances for a productive day of fishing. Having the correct cast net for the type of bait being targeted is very important. I have … Read more

17 Best Snorkel Gear Packages in 2021

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The basic snorkel gear needed is a mask, fins, and snorkel. It is also important to have anti-fog drops for the mask lens. If the water temperature is below 78 degrees wearing a wetsuit is recommended. Other snorkel gear often overlooked include a dive flag, snorkel vest, and or pool noodle so you are more … Read more

27 Best Snorkel Masks for Snorkeling in 2021

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Working on snorkel and dive boats I have learned many important tips that will help you select the best snorkel mask. The best place to learn to snorkel and test equipment is in a pool. Testing the snorkel gear ensures it fits and works properly without leaking, breaking, or fogging up. Once you are at … Read more

27 Best Bass Fishing Lures

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Bass fishing is one of the most popular sports in the United States. The best lures and tactics used to catch bass varies based on the seasons and weather conditions. Most people have a favorite bass lure but it can take years to truly master all bass fishing techniques. There are several common techniques people … Read more

27 Best Tuna Fishing Lures and Baits

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There are many different types of tuna but they can all be caught with similar fishing techniques. Trolling, chunking, jigging, and using live bait are the four ways tuna are caught by sport fisherman. In the Atlantic ocean tuna species include yellowfin tuna, Atlantic bluefin tuna, blackfin tuna, bigeye tuna, skipjack tuna, and little tunny. … Read more