Saltwater Fishing 101

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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)...
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Whether you are fishing for sport or as a job, you want a gaff that will perform when trying to get a fish aboard. We will be covering what to look for when you are shopping around for a gaff. Gaffs come in all sorts of lengths, materials, designs, and hook sizes which are tailored to pull in different types of fish.  Gaff Length When looking at lengths for Gaffs, you want to be sure you have enough length for both...
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     Many avid fishermen have experienced days when the fish simply refuse to strike their lures and even refuse to take their live or cut bait but then, for reasons unknown, the fish suddenly and mysteriously change their minds and begin an apparent feeding frenzy. In addition, many fishermen have also noticed that fish seem to feed avidly for a short period preceding sunrise and for a short time afterward and then repeat this phenomenon at sunset even on...