Saltwater Fishing 101

When looking for an offshore rod, you will come across the dilemma of whether to pick rods that are hollow or solid. Obviously, you will have your preference on what type you want when fishing, but this post will hopefully shed some light on some differences you may not have known.  Solid & Hollow Rod Stiffness As you may assume a solid rod will have both stiffer torsion and bending when compared to a hollow rod with the same diameter. However, contrary...
Father's Day is just around the corner! What better way to show your dad love and appreciation, with some fishing gear. Here are some product sets that may interest your dad. We have broken out the sets based on the type of fishing he may be into.  OnShore Fishing Gear Ideas: Rods When it comes to onshore fishing you want to be able to cast your lure or sinker deep into the surf, or at least have the ability to...
Deep sea fishing is a great way to explore the oceans and experience the rush when having a fish on the line. This short guide will help cover the basics and some extras when you are going out on your first trip.   - Fishing license (Depending on where you are, where you get your license will vary) - Cash for cleaning fish, food, and other things on the boat. Try to bring smaller bills for tipping. - Rod, Reel, and Line...
One of the most commonly neglected things by fisherman is hook care. Have you ever found that you lost a large fish and weren’t sure as to why? It’s possible that your hook wasn't sharp enough. If you often fish in places such as brush piles, gravel beds, rock piles, bridge pilings, and boat docks it’s essential to inspect your hooks for sharpness. A sharpening tool should be a live-in item in your tackle box. Having this at the ready...
One of the known fishing favorites of many anglers is none other than the trout. These fish are abundant almost anywhere, the exact location of them depending on which type of trout they are. The brook trout’s native habitat includes the territory from Labrador westward to the Saskatchewan, whereas the rainbow trout is native to Pacific coast anywhere from Alaska all the way down to California. On the other hand, brown trout can be found in the waters of virtually...
Though there are plenty of things to account for when fishing, there are some basic tips to consider when fishing for Tuna or just casually fishing a lake in your area. Here are five tips to consider: Check the licensing requirements. The first step to take before you go fishing anywhere is to verify whether fishing is indeed allowed and whether a fishing permit is required where you are planning to go. Pick out the right bait. Identify the type(s)...