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Length Or Weight? How To Measure A Fish

As part of my constant research, I watch a lot of fishing shows. Reclined in my Barca lounger in front of the flat screen...

Do Fish Have Personalities?

People often anthropomorphize. Which means, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “attributing human personality to things not human.” But do fish have personalities? During a...

Where Not To Go Kayak Fishing

Anglers are always trying to improve their game and learn new skills, but part of improving as a fisherman is learning where not to...

Always Other Fish In The Sea

Every time I go fishing, I am seeking a relationship…with a fish. As if relationships aren’t complicated enough. Although the hookup may only last...

The Great Baitcasting Vs. Spinning Reel Debate

Heading down to the pond one evening, I grabbed a baitcasting rod and my seven-year-old son quipped, “Cool. Now maybe you can cast like...

Track Your Statistics For Higher Success On Water

Statistics are an important part of many sports, especially baseball. Numerically tracking every aspect of the game allows fans to predict wins and losses....

When fishing hurts so good you can’t hide it

There are aspects of each fish species helping create a unique experience: pike are ferocious, pumpkinseed sport bright colors and largemouth bass produce bass...

Fishing For Pike Isn’t For Everyone

My son and I are bass fishermen. We were raised casting through thick aquatic vegetation for largemouth. From an early age, my boy could...

Kayak Fishing For Tackle

In addition to freedom and independence, kayaks offer an opportunity to discover. I like to discover rarely fished places. I constantly test my limits...

Fly fishing is hard and that’s the whole point

Upon learning I am a fisherman, a conversation with a new acquaintance generally goes something like this. New friend says, “What do you like to...