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

37 Best Fishing Rod Holders

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Fishing rod holders are very important to have on a boat, in the garage, and in a vehicle. A common type of fishing rod holders are flush mount holders that are built into the boat. These are installed 15, 30, or 90-degree angles and are commonly used to hold rods while trolling. External rod holders … Read more

27 Best Fishing Lines

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The three main types of fishing lines are monofilament, braid, and fluorocarbon. There are also fishing leader lines that are made out of monofilament, fluorocarbon, single strand wire, and multi-strand cable. The color of the fishing line can also be important to be less visible to the fish or more visible to the angler above … 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

20 Best Monofilament Fishing Lines

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Monofilament fishing line is a basic fishing line that is widely used by both freshwater and saltwater angels. Clear nylon monofilament is what most anglers think of as monofilament line and was first sold in 1938. Advances in monofilament have made the line thinner, softer, and less visible to fish. Monofilament by definition is a … Read more

17 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

17 Best Braided Fishing lines

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Braided fishing line improvements over the past few decades have made it a widely used line type for many styles of fishing. There are a few different types of fibers used to make braided lines including Spectra, Dacron, Dura, and micro-Dyneema. These fibers are wound into 1 to 10 stands which makes a fishing line … Read more

17 Best Fluorocarbon Leader Lines and Fishing Lines

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Fluorocarbon fishing line has several properties that make it different than a standard monofilament line. The reason most anglers use a fluorocarbon line or leader is that in some cases it is less visible to the fish. People marketing fluorocarbons may say it is invisible underwater but this is not true. Fluorocarbon has an index … Read more

17 Best Spearguns for Spearfishing

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Spearfishing is the ultimate outdoor activity. It combines great aspects of both hunting and fishing. While it may seem easy to dive down and get a fish it is really much more involved than that. When spearfishing you leave the boat and enter what can be harsh ocean conditions. Once a fish is taken the … Read more

17 Best Scuba Diving Regulators 2020

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When it comes to scuba diving the regulator is the essential piece of equipment that really needs to work to dive safely. This is one piece of gear that you want to own and not rent from a scuba shop especially when diving internationally. There are best practices but there are no laws saying how … Read more