Fishing Information

Fishing Information

Reviving Billfish


Last summer we had an unfortunate incident with a swordfish we brought to the boat.It was about 8:30pm and we had been set up for about 45minutes when we had our first bite, the second balloon at 150' baited with a dead squid started to scream.

Swordfishing Fort lauderdale Style


I was laying down on the bow of the boat gazing at the brilliant stars on this moonless night. All of the rods were set out, staggered by depths and distance away from the boat.

Pitchin For Large Mouth Bass


Well, we have talked about flippin and now we'll mention pitchin.Both techniques are used to fish cover and to do it quietly.

The Worlds Top Water Bass Fishing Champion And His Techniques


I was fishing a small lake in central California back in 1980, I think it was that year. I had been fishing for a couple of hours and doing ok, catching some 1-2 pound fish and in a far I was fishing a small lake in central California back in 1980, I think it was that year.

Spinnerbait Tactics That Work


How many fish have you missed?It is said you could be missing over half the fish that are coming after your spinner bait. Why? Because you're getting short strikes.

Fishing Topwater in Lily Pads


In 2004, I fished more lily pads than ever before? Why? Well, because I caught fish in them. I probably caught over 100 fish in the lily pads this year alone.

Do You Make Your Kids Fishing Experience Enjoyable?


If you take your children fishing with you, they can enjoy something for the rest of their lives, as long as you make it pleasant for them.If on the other hand, you yell, scream and get upset with them a lot, then they won't enjoy it and neither will you.

Ice Fishing in the Wisconsin Winter


It's late December..

Bass Fishing Tips


3 Lures You Must HaveDo you know what the top 3 lures for catching Bass are? Though there aren't any specific statistics, a survey was conducted amongst the pro bass fishermen and it was found that plastic worms won by a large margin. Second and third place were the spinnerbait and then the crank bait.

Chumming and Plankton Fish Catching Tips


In night fishing 95% of success is determined before your line is wet. It is recommended to start an evening feeding frenzy along the food chain with your big game fish as the final predator.

Fishing Equipment Tips


Cheap SinkersSpark plugs make excellent disposable sinkers. Need some cheap (free) fishing weights? Go to any gas station and ask for them.

How to Fish Spring Trout Streams


Fishing spring creeks isn't easy. Don't expect large quantities of catches, but do expect a challenging experience which has a certain mystique about it.

How To Find Fish


PondsAnywhere there is a pond; it could be a hidden hotspot for fish. The bottom line is, no matter how small the pond may be, it is only a matter of time until the fish find it.

Night Fishing Preparation


I have to admit this subject bores me to tears. Amazingly, the simple fact is that every time I interviewed a fisherman about night fishing tips he mentioned preparation at the top of the list.

Saltwater Fishing Tips


Get Rid Of SharksSharks buggin' you? To get rid of them pour some fish blood on a paper towel or newspaper and roll it into a ball. Toss it overboard and the sharks will follow it with the current.

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