Advanced tight line nymphing tactics, including Czech, Polish, French, Spanish, & American techniques. Rigging & fishing dry & droppers, curly Qs, & conventional indicators. Fishing the extremes: shallow water, cold weather, high water, wind. 62 nymph patterns. 508 color photos & 57 B&W illus; 8.5×11 inches, 248 pgs.
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If you’ve got all the catfish fishing tackle you’ve been told will land you a monster, but are still yet to get your photo on the forums with a beauty, then hopefully this article may help share some tips and ideas to set you off in the right direction.
The catfish comes from quite a diverse group of fish – accordingly named for their prominent barbels that look similar to a cat’s. The catfish family ranges significantly in both size and form, from the smaller Cory Catfish, to the Giant Catfish of Southeast Asia. Catfish are important as both a source [...]
Fishing may seem quite straightforward to the novice, from the outside, it may appear that all that a person needs is a stick, some string, and a bit of food, throw that in the water and catch a fish – simple!
Not so, there are many different styles of fishing, all making use of complex technologies that have been years in the making. For each fishing style, there are different tools – or fishing tackle, to use the correct terminology – understanding a little about the various types of equipment used in different forms of fishing is essential. Here we will [...]
Depending the location and season, these fishing hotspots can hold a variety of fish including cod, haddock, scup (porgy), black sea bass, tautog (blackfish), summer flounder (fluke), striped bass, weakfish, croaker, spot, sheepshead, spadefish, cobia, king mackerel, monkfish and other species.
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The following list of tips apply to wreck, reef and structure fishing:
* Use a basic top and bottom fishing rig when snags and hang ups are not a problem.
* Switch to a single hook rig in areas of extremely rough bottom.
* Carry a wide selection of sinkers ranging from 3-8 oz.
* When [...]
I dont know about you, but I love being the guy who is ripping bass out of the water at a breakneck pace while others watch in awe. Unfortunately for me, that didnt happen very often until I started reading up on how to catch these elusive sport fish.
After putting in a few hours of research, I was ready to put my newfound knowledge to the test. At first, I didnt have much luck, but through trial and error I began to understand what worked and what didnt.
Here are 5 tips and techniques that helped me catch my limit [...]
Tarpon fishing is gaining popularity throughout the world. Usually, tarpon can grow up to 58 ft. long and weigh 80280 lbs but are not commercially valuable as a food fish. They are renowned as game fish due to its huge size and aggressive fighting nature when hooked. They are very strong and can make spectacular leaps into the air. There are several fishing tournaments around the year which car focused on catching these aggressive game fish. Among them, the typical 80-day Florida tarpon fishing attracts a large number of fishing enthusiasts from different parts of the world to Boca Grande [...]
As you know, when it comes to Bass fishing, there is much more to it than meets the eye. In order to be a successful Bass fisherman, you need to be familiar with the species itself, different bodies of water, and the different types of angling and fishing equipment and accessories.
Also, you should be familiar with Bass habits, patterns and behavior, preferred foods, and mastering some basic skills like preparation of bait and lures, casting accuracy, and the complexities of casting and retrieval. And this is only the beginning!
Once you have a general knowledge of all of the above, you [...]
It’s snowing and you’re getting out your tackle box dreaming of your soon-to-come ice-fishing trip. This bitter weather has finally arrived in its splendor after your year-long waiting. Your mind are stuffed with lake choices to make your first ice-fishing escapade of the year. Here are some great pointers for you before the trip to gurantee the outcome of your fishing trip.
The first tip is to be prepared as you go out fly fishing. This may sound very redundant, but it’s very important that your prepared when its subzero temperatures outside. Make sure you pack enough to eat and drink [...]
I’ll start by stating the obvious which is that tips for catching Pike are hardly necessary. Northern pike are famous for their willingness to go after pretty much anything. This is especially true of smaller pike as they have a very diverse diet which includes everything from small minnows and bugs to frogs and each other. It’s almost as if Pike challenge themselves to eat the biggest possible thing they can get their mouth around. Bigger pike are a little more discerning but will still generally attack almost any type of lure and bait. Many Ontario fishing stores will stock [...]
Learning the techniques for catching Bluefish in the surf is all about understanding their migratory patterns and preferences. This saltwater species is a very popular game fish sought after by many surf anglers. This article will help you target this fish at the surf line.
Bluefish are a migratory saltwater game fish. Although you will find them in the Gulf of Mexico year round they migrate between the east coast of Florida and the coastline of Massachusetts and sometimes as far north as the coast of Nova Scotia.
They are found in Florida during the winter months and by April they will [...]