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How to Make a Pompano Rig

Prized for their delicious meat and tenacity, pompano are bottom feeders that average between 1 and 2 lbs. Anglers most often target this popular sport fish from a beach. Pompano are schooling fish. Where there is one, you will find many more. To catch a pompano, outfit your rod with light tackle an

Learning Proper Crappie Fishing Techniques

Crappie fishing techniques make use of knowledge of the normal activities of the numerous classes of crappie to enhance the experiences of fishermen. Crappie inhabits lakes of different sizes, feeding on everything from crustaceans and ...

The Ultimate Destination For Fishing

Fort Lauderdale is the ideal destination. It has an extensive canal system including the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway and other lakes and rivers. These waterways make it perfect for freshwater and salt water fishing. ...

Monofilament Vs. Copolymer Fishing Line

Monofilament has ruled the fishing line roost for a half century. It now is getting competition from copolymer lines. For the serious fisherman, however, each line has a place and purpose.

How to Tie a Braid to a Fluorocarbon

Braid fishing line is made from small diameter individual strands of line. The individual strands are braided to form a strong line that is smaller in diameter when compared to traditional monofilament fishing line with a comparable pound test strength. Fluorocarbon line is almost invisible under wa

How to Shoot Bobcats in Missouri

The thrill of hunting in the wild attracts many hunters. This is especially true in Missouri, where several types of game are available. One of these game is the bobcat. The bobcat is generally twice as large as a household cats and sports a black-tipped tail. Bobcats are acceptable hunting game, as

Fishing on Lake Conroe, Texas

Known for its abundance of bass and catfish, Lake Conroe is a top destination for Texas anglers as well as fishermen visiting from other states. Accessible by boat or from shore, the lake offers angling opportunities for fishermen of any skill level and has a variety of accommodations from campgroun

How Does a Fishing Guide Spend a Workday?

Safety CheckAt the beginning of the day, the fishing guide will usually perform a safety check on his boat. He makes sure that the engine is working. He makes sure there are enough life jackets on board for anyone who will be on the boat that day. He also has to make sure that he has all...

How to Make Homemade Fishing Bobbers

Few things are as relaxing and fun, both for children and adults, as a lazy day spent fishing at the closest lake, pond or river. Waiting for a fish to take the bait, watching the bobber bounce and disappear under the water, is a pastime that has been enjoyed for centuries. One of the best things ab

Information on Catching Big Fish

In case you think that you must head out to saltwater to discover a trophy fish, it's possible you'll be happy to find out that you can truly reel in fish that may weigh as ...

How to Store Seashells

Finding a beautiful seashell on the beach is exciting when it happens. However, once you've done this a few times, your seashell collection quickly grows and you end up with an abundance of seashells. Instead of throwing out the seashells, store them. This keeps your memories associated with the she

Homemade Fishing Bait for Bluegill & Rock Bass

Bluegill and rock bass are sporty species of freshwater panfish found in lakes and ponds throughout North America. Both species give a terrific fight for their size, make a good meal broiled or fried and will attack almost anything on a hook. Rather than spend money on live bait, the enterprising an

How to Cast Using a Baitcaster

Baitcasters are types of fishing reels that fishermen use to target larger game fish species such as muskies, northern pike and bass. They are designed to accommodate heavier lines and heavier lures, and provide fishermen with a greater ability to manually adjust reel settings to meet specific objec

Information on Saltwater Flame Angel Fish

Flame angelfish, often called simply "flame angels," are members of the genus Centropyge, of which there are over 30 varieties. Native to coral reefs, flame angels are among the most colorful of angelfish, and are highly prized in aquariums for this reason.

How to Tie Nymph Legs

The legs are an important feature on the mayfly and stonefly nymph. Imitating the legs on flies increases the presence of realistic features and raises the odds of catching fish. Numerous materials are available for fly tying legs, with pheasant tail fibers, rubber legs and partridge being common ch

Tips on Catching Prespawning Bass

Many bass anglers consider the prespawning period one of the best for bass fishing in general, and one of the best for big fish in particular. That is because the bass are actively feeding in advance of the spawn, and they often are in predictable locations. Before fishing for prespawning bass, make

Illinois Fly Fishing – Trout Fishing in Illinois

With Lake Michigan providing a large haven for those interested in fly fishing, as well as the Chicago River running right through the city of its name, there is no shortage of fishing opportunities located ...