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3 Simple Tips To Master The Wacky Rig

In the context of bass fishing lures, there’s not much better at generating strikes than a wacky worm. Despite their unnatural appearance, the subtle shimmy they have on the fall is straight catnip to the brains of bass everywhere. As good as they are at getting bites, though, there is definitely a learning curve associated with becoming a master of …

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What You Need To Know When Buying Your First Fishing Reel

When buying their first car, many young drivers have to start with an economical, easy-to-handle model. Beginning anglers should consider taking the same route when they buy their first fishing reel. Fishing reels are available in three types: spincast, spinning and baitcasting. A spincast reel is like an economical, easy-to-handle compact car such as a Volkswagen Jetta, while the spinning …

How To Take A Kid Fishing: 10 Tips You Need To Know

Whether it’s a tournament fisherman chasing trophy tarpon or a casual angler who prefers bobbers and worms, chances are someone introduced those people to the sport of fishing. Fishing is accessible, has a low entry cost, and gets people outside, but it’s unquestionably tricky. It’s not like basketball or soccer where you find a safe playing area, hand someone a …

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Bank Fishing 101: How To Catch Fish From The Bank

A high-dollar bass boat rigged with high-tech electronics is the rage of bass fishing today, but there is a less expensive way to catch bass: Bank fishing. Bank Fishing Advantages If you can find the right location, you can catch bass fishing from the bank better than you can from a boat. Some of the advantages of fishing from the …

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The 3 Most Effective Ways To Rig A Nightcrawler

Whatever your current interest in fishing, there’s a good chance your first foray involved a can of worms at least somewhere along the way. There’s a good reason for that too… Worms flat out catch fish. All day. No matter where you live. The truth is that even though your fishing may have come a long way from that bucket …

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No Boat: No Problem – 5 Tips for Shore Fishing Success

Don’t let the lack of a boat prevent angling success this season. There are lots of quality bank fishing opportunities in almost every community. Places like subdivision ponds, quarries, golf course water hazards, marinas, and bridges offer savvy anglers the chance to catch the fish of a lifetime, without the expense and hassles of boat ownership. Just as in other …