30 Best Saltwater Spinning Reels

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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

23 Best Cast Nets in 2020

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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

How To Throw a Cast Net

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In this article, I will show you the two easiest ways to throw any size cast net. The first way works for any size cast net from 3-12 feet in radius. The second method is a fast way to throw small cast nets that have a 6 foot or smaller radius. Throwing a cast net … Read more

21 Best PLBs Personal Locator Beacons in 2020

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Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) emit a distress signal in the event of an emergency offshore or on land. PLBs are generally thought of as small handheld Emergency Position Indication Radio Beacons EPIRBs. The main difference between the two is that an EPIRB is registered to a vessel and PLB is registered to a person. A … Read more

14 Best EPIRBs Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon 2020

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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

17 Best Snorkel Gear Packages

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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 2020

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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

17 Best Polarized Fishing Sunglasses in 2020

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Having a quality pair of sunglasses is a must when fishing or boating. The number one rule of buying sunglasses is making sure they offer 100 percent UVA and UVB protection. However, not all sunglasses that offer 100 percent UV protection are created equal. The second rule of buying sunglasses for fishing and boating is … Read more

17 Best Telescopic Fishing Rods in 2020 – Collapsible Rods

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Growing up I had two options for easily portable fishing poles. A pocket fisherman or a stick pole. A stick pole is literally a small stick wrapped with a fishing string and a hook tied at the end. I really like fishing but often on vacation bringing my fishing pole was not an option. Especially … Read more

12 Best VHF Marine Radios in 2020

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It is required that recreational boats over 65 feet have a VHF marine radio. It is very important that all boats, even a canoe or kayak have a VHF radio when in open waters. The ability to call for help could save your life in the event of an emergency offshore. It is also a … Read more