Fishing Information

Fishing Information

Why Do You Need a Tacklebox?

A tacklebox or a tackle bag is a necessity to store your fishing lures, bobbers, and hooks. A tacklebox is a necessity to store your expensive lures.

The Fish Dont Care What You Wear

The fish don't care what you wear. Waders, vests and hats for fishermen are necessities to brave the elements.

A Big Fish Story

Ketchikan, located in southeast Alaska, is a good place to fish for halibut. Sally and John Balch live in Ketchikan and have a favorite spot nearby to halibut fish.

Four Fly Fishing Tips

Good Fly PresentationObviously, the goal when casting a fly is to present the fly to the fish in a realistic manner. You are trying to simulate nature here.

10 Fishing Gems

Fishing Gem #1 - When Is Best?If you are in a boat and plan to anchor and bottom fish, get out there before the sun goes down and set up .Over many years, it has been noticed that a good bite usually starts 2 hours before sunrise.

What Has Happened to the Cod Stocks Off the Shores of Newfoundland?

The Newfoundland cod stocks. What has happened to cod fishing off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland? Several centuries ago, John Cabot, sailing under the English flag, found the richest fishing area the world would come to know.

Do You Know How To Clean A Fish?

Now that you have caught your dream fish, do you know how to clean? Good job. You must be so proud of yourself.

Do You Know How to Fillet a Fish?

Finally you've caught the perfect fish. Now, do you know how to fillet your fish? You can't be happier.

Do you Know How to Take the Perfect Picture of Your Fish?

Nothing is better than to snap a photo of your big fish that you just caught. You've spent the day out on the lake and then you feel a pull at the line.

The Yellowfins from HELL!

Hi Lee Palm/Red Rooster crew(San Diego - California)..

Understanding the Effects Moonlight on Swordfishing

In order to better understand why swordfish concentrate their feeding habits in certain depths on any given night or why the bite is better during different times of the month requires you to better understand how the effects of moonlight influence swordfish.Before you can understand how moonlight affects swordfish, you must understand the moon and its phases.

Importance of Artificial Light While Swordfishing

The use of light, either chemical or battery powered plays an important role in catching swordfish. There is no question that the use of artificial light increases the probability of catching a swordfish.

Fishing for Salmon? Do You Know the Different Salmon Species?

Did you know that there are five species of Pacific salmon and one species of Atlantic salmon? Further, did you know that all 5 species of Pacific salmon run wild in Alaska?We're proud of our wild salmon here in Alaska, and rightly so. On the one hand the wild salmon are great sport fish and we Alaskans love to spend gorgeous summer weekends challenging them.

Marine News Fall 2004 - Endangered and Threatened in Florida

Our oceans are home to many marine mammals, fish, turtles, corals and others. The delicate balance between man and the ocean is constantly being challenged by the demands of our society.

Swordfishing in South Florida

Southeast Florida Swordfishing - "Purple Fever"Once you have your tackle ready to go, let us describe a typical drift out in South Florida's Gulf Stream. We are basing this drift using 4 lines.

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Fishing News
03/17/2018 03:43 AM
Buy Custom Fly Rods | Lemke...

Poly-Metallic threads: Most of the fishing equipment carry hooks and threads and hence, should be of superlative quality. However, using sage fly rod blanks and poly-metallic threads is one of the best combinations that can help in catching out prey correctly.

03/16/2018 05:40 PM
N.W.T.'s on-the-land programs receive $1M grant

Students from Mildred Hall School in Yellowknife work a hide at a moose hide tanning camp near Lutsel K'e in 2016. On the Land Collaborative, a collaborative initiative whose partners include local Indigenous governments, Tides Canada, the N.W.T. government and private industry, announced a $1-million grant that will be distributed to the 48 approved projects.

03/15/2018 12:56 AM
March fishing picks up across Panhandle

With temperatures in the 60s by day and 50s by night, the first part of March should provide ideal fishing conditions for many coastal species across the Panhandle--and after St. Patrick's Day, the arrival of the migratory species will really pump up the volume for anglers.

03/13/2018 08:12 PM
Gold Coast man catches massive bull shark after being stood up

Plenty more fish in the sea! Man who was stood up on a date goes fishing instead and catches a huge bull shark A Gold Coast fisherman started his night looking to make waves with a new love interest but ended up hooking up with something else entirely. Andy Sparnon, 44, was left waiting in vain for his date to show up but instead of wallow in pity he grabbed his fishing rod and headed down to Runway Bay to try his hand at shark fishing for the first time.

03/13/2018 03:19 PM
Q&A with Edwin Evers: Bass Fishing the Spawn

Evers will compete in his 17th Classic March 16-18 at Lake Hartwell. With the title comes a new recognition by a whole new set of people.

03/13/2018 12:59 PM
Fishing Gear: Best Spinning Reels for 2018

For those who won't venture onto their favorite lake without a drop shot, wacky rig or shakey head tied on, here are some of the best spinning reels available today. However, today, national tournaments are increasingly being won using an array of light-line techniques, those capable of catching fish when strong-arm tactics fizzle.

03/13/2018 08:08 AM
Warm weather or cold, fishing remains hot around AMI

Ken Voss, visiting Anna Maria Island from Minnesota, shows off the oversized redfish he caught and released March 9 in Sarasota Bay. Voss was using shrimp and his trip was guided by Capt.

03/13/2018 03:32 AM
NYPA to release water at Long Sault Dam starting Monday

The gates at Long Sault Dam are scheduled to be opened at 7:01 a.m. today, to spill excess water in the St. Lawrence River. This spill will result in rapidly changing river flows and potentially unsafe ice conditions downstream of the dam and along the South Channel of the river.

03/12/2018 11:01 PM
Want to reel in a big catch at Lake Wendouree? Here's your chance

Have you got the skills to take out the top prize at this weekends Alfredton Rotary Club's Fishing Competition? Competitors will have exclusive use of the lake for the day, to enable boats, canoes, and kayaks to be part of the competition as well as fishing from the shore. Registration will take place on Sunday from 6am at Durham Point, Lake Wendouree, or you may register here prior to the event.

03/12/2018 03:36 PM
Prough Wins on Lake Seminole

Running out of Reynolds Landing in Donalsonville, GA the Chipley, FL angler caught five bass weighing 25.72 pounds anchored by an 8.08-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, took home a check for $5000 for his win and an additional $860 for the big bass as well as an Abu Garcia Revo SX reel for the big bass award.

03/12/2018 10:40 AM
Students get real-life manufacturing, sales experience with rattle reels

As classmates Trevor Slaybaugh and Kyler Couture watch, Griffin Dahlberg cuts reel hubs apart on a tablesaw. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal Use of a CNC router expedited the process of manufacturing rattle reels.

03/12/2018 05:54 AM
in Pictures: Ice fishing in Swedish Lapland

Photographer Grahame Soden was on hand to capture the annual ice fishing competition in Lyckesele, Swedish Lapland on March 11th. Competitors battled it out for a 10,000 kronor prize on the ice, waiting patiently to try and nab the best catch.

03/12/2018 03:31 AM
Lee Brothers Prep For First Classic Together

Seconds after Jordan Lee was crowned Bassmaster Classic champion inside Houston's Minute Maid Park last March, his slightly older professional bass angling brother, Matt, rushed from the seats along the third base line to the stage to offer up a congratulatory bear hug. It's fair to say, the Lee brothers can be as different as spinning reels and baitcasters.

03/11/2018 11:11 PM
Waiting for bites, North Shore Kamloops anglers ponder the future

Anglers near the mouth of the French River north of Duluth, including Duluth's Natalie Stone , fish for Kamloops rainbow trout on a brisk March afternoon. Sam Cook / Forum News Service Mark McDonell of Duluth holds a Kamloops rainbow trout he caught March 2, 2018, near the mouth of the French River north of Duluth.

03/11/2018 06:37 PM
Deadlines approach for Michigan ice fishing shanty removal

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says shanties must be retrieved from waters in the northern Lower Peninsula by midnight Thursday. Affected counties include Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Bay, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Clare, Crawford, Emmet, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Isabella, Kalkaska, Lake, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Montmorency, Newaygo, Oceana, Ogemaw, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon and Wexford.

03/11/2018 06:37 PM
Deadlines approach for Michigan ice fishing shanty removal

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03/11/2018 06:37 PM
Are you done ice fishing yet? Fish house removal deadline soon

Removal dates are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Highway 34 to Minnesota Highway 200, east along Highway 200 to U.S. Highway 2, and east along Highway 2 to the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The removal deadline south of that line was the end of the day Monday.

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