New Edition of map book, with many changes. From world famous waters like the Madison, Missouri, and Yellowstone Rivers to local favorites like the Beaverhead, Big Hole, and Gallatin Rivers, these incredibly comprehensive maps will lead you to the best fishing Montana has to offer. Official access sites are clearly marked including GPS coordinants, along with boat ramps, campgrounds, and roads and trails that allow additional access to every stream. River miles, public and private land, and a wealth of other useful information for anglers is also included. The Rivers: Beaverhead River, [...]
The widest array of voices ever collected in a book about fishing Yellowstone; interviews with more than a hundred men and women — from teenagers to octogenarians — each of them sharing stories about their favorite spots in the park.The most up-to-date information about dozens of park fisheries, also the latest tips, techniques, fly patterns, best times and best hatches.Wisdom and advice from a collection of Yellowstone anglers ranging from knowledgable guides — including Craig Mathews, Richard Parks, Molly Semenik, John Bailey, Alice Owsley and Bob Jacklin — to savvy locals and visitors. Also fresh insights from notable people including [...]
California’s Best Fly Fishing: Premier Streams and Rivers from Northern California to the Eastern Sierra
Whether you want to crack the code of Northern California’s legendary wild-trout waters, learn the best floats on the Sac, or fish for steelhead, stripers and shad on the American River, this guide is the best place to start for a successful fishing trip.
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In this article I’m going to list the best lures for bass fishing. The lures are being listed in no particular order as it would be impossible to say that one bass fishing lure is the “most effective”. All of these lures are effective for bass fishing and if any of them aren’t a part of your bass fishing repertoire, they should be. These lures are definitely the best lures for bass fishing.
When I use the term ‘bass fishing’ I’m referring mainly to the twp most popular species of bass, large and small mouth bass. All of the bass fishing [...]
Fly fishing is an ancient form of angling, most renowned as a method for catching trout and salmon, but nowadays it is employed for a wide variety of species including bass, pike and carp, as well as many saltwater species. The preparatory process of fly tying and the intricate act of fly casting are something many people find amazingly enjoyable about fly fishing. It is a perfect combination of sports and leisure. Nothing is more relaxing and peaceful than a weekend spent fly fishing with family and friends. You can not only enjoy the rewarding experience of casting and catching [...]
Plastic worms are prevalent to bass fish when compared to other kind of baits. The worms are available in all sizes and come in a range of colors. The plastic worms can be rigged using the Texas or Carolina style on the jig head and used to catch the bass.
The fact that they look alive makes them ideal for the bass. Despite being used by many, they are still not understood. To be an expert fisher of the bass using the plastic worms, it will take a lot of practice. Most use the Texas rig ‘style of hooking the [...]
Walleye fishing secrets for weed beds include using baits that will put more and bigger fish on your hook. Weed beds are perfect hiding spots for Walleye, and knowing which baits and presentations work best can really help boost your walleye fishing success rate. During the daytime one of the best techniques to use for weed beds is to troll slowly using a live bait rig, with a fat crawler or an active leech attached. This method will allow you to cover a large surface of water faster and easier, with a better chance of a successful bite.
Another presentation that [...]
As a fisherman, when you want to lure a large variety of fish species, live bait is the best option towards achieving this. The bait can also help the fisherman in detecting where fish is more active. Fishes like largemouth bass, smallmouth bass walleyes and catfish all get easily attracted to live bait.
There are a number of ways through which using live bait can bring impressive results.
The first thing to remember is that the size of the bait should be proportional to the size of the hook one is using to fish. The hook should not be heavy so as [...]
What are the best hooks for trout fishing? I’ve been asked that question many times in the last 25 years, and in this article I’m going to do my best to explain the answer to this question. The best hooks for trout fishing have 3 very important things in common. These 3 things are what this article is about. As long as your trout fishing hooks have these 3 things in common, you’re going to be in great shape.
Many trout anglers make the mistake of not thinking enough about their hooks, and it ends up costing them bites. Many times [...]
There are a wide variety of bass fishing bait out there, each type used under different conditions. There are some for shallow water, some for deep, some for rocky lake-bottoms, some for plant-rich lake-bottoms, etc. It really all depends on what circumstances and environments you will be fishing in.
Some people really like to use live bait like earthworms, night crawlers, wax worms and mealy worms. You can catch some huge bass with live bait. However, live bait does have its drawbacks. Live bait tends to have a very short lifespan. Once you get a bite or the worm falls off [...]