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!
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.
It felt just like another striped bass that morning. Reeling in a catch from 50ft of water, it was heavy and with no real fight in it. Finally, when I had it thirty feet from the boat, I saw a flash of its side and that’s when the line peeling began. With the rod bent over, I held on as the reel screamed. I had just hooked into my personal best striped bass coming in at 27lbs fishing at San Luis Reservoir, a fresh water
reservoir. What an awesome experience!
I know I talk a lot about crankbaits, but I throw them more than anything else in the world. My favorite being Strike King's XD series, which has opened up a huge world for me, one that was very unfamiliar not too long ago.
Hi fellow anglers! Early spring fishing is finally here and it seemed like a great time to write a short blog post about tips on how to select the right baits for the early season. This is a short video review of what size of baits to start off with and how/when to consider progressing up in size during the fishing season, watch here: