When you’re first learning the ins and outs of fishing, it can feel like every little thing that can go wrong does. Here’s a secret: even pros with decades of experience still slip up. It may not be as often, and their years of experience means that they have the knowledge to fix the issue themselves, but someone who’s been fishing for 30 years is still going to get tangled up every now and then. So, if you want to make your fishing experience a bit more enjoyable, keep in mind these top issues that anglers face so you can know to avoid them:
Every angler, at one point or another, dreams of what it would be like to become a tournament angler and for some, it even becomes a reality. However, you should know that it’s not as easy as one may think! I am by no means a professional angler, but I have fished my fair share of tournaments, and I continue to work hard towards my passions of becoming one. In this blog, I will talk about some tips and tricks to help you out when it comes to tournament season!
It feels like just yesterday we were discussing some helpful tips for ice fishing. Although there’s still plenty of ice left across the country to get some more ice fishing in, what about the anglers who are sitting in anticipation of spring fishing? We can’t say we blame you if you’re not a fan of the cold, or ice fishing in general, but there’s plenty you can be doing right now to prepare for spring fishing — most of which can be done inside where it’s warm!
Have you tried using your GoFish Cam under the ice? I’ve been using this camera under my tip-ups the last few times I’ve been out on the ice, and I haven’t been disappointed! There’s nothing more exciting than going through your footage and watching a 36-inch pike come up and smoke your bait. Not only do you get to experience amazing fish strikes, you get a video that lasts a lifetime.
Ready to start planning your first kayak fishing trip? Here are a few things you need to take into consideration first. Although it may seem like there’s no difference between standing on the bank and fishing versus fishing in a kayak, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. We’re going to take a look at everything from techniques to safety, so read on and stay tuned to our blogs for more helpful tips.
Fishing can be a challenging hobby for both new anglers and seasoned pros alike. Although some people may think it’s as simple as throwing a lure into the water and waiting for fish to arrive, most of us know it’s not that simple. One big challenge you’ll face as an angler is dealing with different water conditions. I’m not referring so much to the calmness of the water (or lack thereof), what I’m referring to is temperature, oxidation, and clarity. All of these aspects can have a huge impact on your ability to catch fish. Keep reading to learn more about water conditions while fishing.
It’s hard to believe that in less than a month we’ll be bringing in a new year. It seems like the holiday season tends to fly by so quickly. Don’t pack up your fishing gear and start planning next year’s fishing adventures just yet. December through January is a great time to go ice fishing, and if you’ve been looking for something to do with your family during this time of year, ice fishing may be just the thing! Whether you’re a seasoned ice fishing pro, or you’ve never gone before, we’re going to offer up some helpful tips for you to consider this season.
The largemouth bass is by far the most popular game fish in America due not only to its abundance, but also due to the fight that they put up when hooked. But whether you’re a competitive fisher trying to find the biggest fish or just a casual fisher looking to get a few more catches, there’s never a bad time to look at some techniques for catching a few more while out bass fishing.
Naturally occurring lakes, rivers, and ponds, as well as man-made lakes are usually freshwater and will have entirely different marine life than saltwater life. As a result, freshwater fishing can be an entirely different experience than saltwater fishing. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at several helpful tips you should follow for freshwater fishing.
As anglers, we know that there’s no such thing as a “bad day of fishing”. Even when things don’t go our way, we have fun and make the best of being out on the water. A lot of the time we go to our local pond or lake just to get ourselves a fix, and for many anglers who do this, they'll usually fish off a dock or the bank. For these anglers, float fishing is the ideal way to enjoy both the adventure of fishing while taking in the sights and sounds of nature. Each location offers a unique fishing experience and float fishing allows you to enjoy each to its fullest! In this blog, we’re going to take a look at some mistakes to avoid while float fishing.