Why take up fishing?

If you have never been fishing but are thinking about taking the sport up, you might be surprised to learn that there are several benefits associated with it. Fishing is one of the few activities that almost anyone can...

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Preparing your trophy fish

Hopefully there will be a time when you reel in a fish that you would be proud to display. Whether it is your biggest catch or the first time you caught a specific species, there are some fish that need to be to be displayed for...

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Ice fishing safety

If you are willing to brave the cold weather, ice fishing can be a fun and rewarding sport. There is nothing quite as exciting as reeling in a fish through a hole in the ice. Ice fishing can be done out in the open or if the...

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How to tie your flies on

There are several reasons why you might want to tie your own flies, which can include lowering expenses and becoming more involved in the sport. Being able to tie your own flies can also give you a sense of accomplishment,...

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How to dress for a fishing trip

A common question asked by novice anglers is what to wear on a fishing trip. While this might not seem important, how you dress can affect the success of the trip. Where and when you are fishing will affect your decision, though...

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3 tips for a smooth fishing trip

Everyone wants to enjoy a smooth fishing trip, whether they are casting in salt or fresh water. While there will always be outside factors like weather that can make a fishing trip less than successful, there are some steps you...

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5 Tips for Catching Rainbow Trout

Out of all the fish species in North America, rainbow trout remains the most common as well as the most effortless to capture. Stocked in a large number of rivers and lakes in some of the most scenic locations in the country,...

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Top 6 Bass Fishing Lakes in the United States

What is the best lake for bass fishing in 2016?   When it’s all about that bass, the fisher has to know about the best locations to enjoy a great bass angling experience. The United States is blessed with innumerable bass...

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Fly Fishing Common Terms

Fly fishers use a common language and a variety of fly fishing terms that the uninitiated may find quite strange, even different, from their literal meanings. To give novice fly anglers an idea of basic fly fishing terms, the...

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Fly Fishing Techniques

Inarguably one of the most challenging angling techniques to master, fly fishing offers an incredibly rewarding experience nonetheless. Whether it’s just the basic fly fishing forward/backward cast or the advanced roll cast, fly...

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Tips for Fishing Reel Maintenance

Like any other piece of modern equipment, your fishing reel is comprised of complex parts working together, and for that many components to work together smoothly, the owner of the fishing reel needs to be diligent on tool...

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The Best Fishing Spots in the US

Anglers who enjoy a good fight with the fish or seek to bring home the trophy fish every time they head out in the water will appreciate knowing which fishing location will truly deliver an awesome angling experience. The...

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