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According to a recent poll prior to the London Boat Show, the average new-age Millenial is so inept at survival skills, they can’t tie a simple knot, have never been camping, and can’t even start a fire from scratch to stay warm if they needed to. More than 50 percent could not tie a Read More…

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Some years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill accident, the research continues as to just how much damage was done. It seems like the spring of 2010 was eons ago, but now seven years later we are still learning more about the impact this oil rig blow out had on the ocean, the gulf coasts[.....]

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Ice fishing impresario Brian “Bro” Brosdahl is a dedicated light-line jig fisherman. He believes the lighter the line the better the jig action, and that means more fish. Most often Brian uses 3-pound test fluorocarbon or monofilament. Never braid, which freezes when wet. Sometimes in Read More…

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Crappies are found in different areas during winter than other panfish, requiring different tactics and rigging for ice fishermen, according to Minnesota angler Eric Naig. These good-eating panfish suspend a great deal in large, deep bays near a lake’s main deep basin. The deepest water in a bay Read More…

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A good case can be made that more big pike are caught through the ice than at any other time of year.  Plenty of 12 to 20 pounders are hauled through hard-water holes every season in the North, and the great majority of them are caught with 4 to 7 inch live minnows (shiners, suckers[.....]

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Here’s a new and novel way to make using fishing pliers easier in poor light conditions. MadBite’s new and unique MadBrite Lighted Fishing Pliers allow anglers to focus a bright beam of light directly on a fish for de-hooking or for other angling work. MadBite’s MadBrite Read More…

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Texas catfishing is excellent on a number of lakes near Dallas and Fort Worth, notably Lewisville, Grapevine, and Tawakoni. Good-eating cats run all sizes, with most weighing 3 to 10 pounds, but some are bigger. Prime places for fishing on the lakes noted are wind-blown points, wind-blown pockets, Read More…

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Lake Fork Reservoir largemouth bass are world famous, with 10 pounders caught so frequently they rarely raise an eyebrow around the big lake north of Tyler. There seems to be no end to consistently good, giant bass action on the 27,000-acre, 30-year old lake. The top six heavyweight bass recorded in Read More…

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Here’s something you don’t see every day. This video was posted to The Weather Network Canada’s Facebook feed a few weeks ago, with the following caption: Why did the fish cross the road? According to local reports in Seattle, Washington last month, a flooded street was the fastest Read More…

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In an era when some high-end revolving-spool reels are selling for almost half a grand, the KastKing company has hit the market with a high-end reel that won’t cost a home monthly mortgage payment. Their new Speed Demon fishing reel is for 2017, but it can make for a just-in-time Christmas Read More…