Ice fishing is basically catching fish using hooks or spears in frozen water bodies. It is a fishing sport or hobby that is usually undertaken at the beginning and towards the end of the winter season. Ice fishing is yet to become a fully accepted sport in the angling community, but the few anglers who indulge in it say it is a fun and exciting winter outdoor activity.
A new angler may find ice fishing quite tedious at first. The freezing weather, digging through rock hard ice and trying to guess where the fish is may not count as fun on day one. Nevertheless, knowledge on the ice fishing sport and a little resilience is all it takes to finally enjoy the new challenge.Continue reading
It’s common knowledge that fishing is indeed, one of the activities that would require so many preparations, much more than any other outdoor activity. In fishing, you have to put attention on the waders you’d be wearing, the boat you would be riding, as well your fishing rod, the bait, the type of string that you would be using, and most importantly, the fishing hook, which would be the primary means through which the fish would be caught.
Having said that, you should, therefore, put the hook at topmost priority, given that without it, catching large fish would basically be impossible. While nets are another tool for use in catching fish, this is only great for smaller fishes in larger quantities. For recreational fishing, however, and in instances where not a huge amount is needed, you are better off with using fishing hooks.
Whether it is saltwater or freshwater species, fishes would always come in different sizes. Having said that, there are so many different hooks that are built for the different species of fish, with different hook sizes designated for each kind. As you go further into this article, what size hook for trout, cricket, salmon, and other species would be looked into.Continue reading
You would not want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to know how to catch mullet, would you? Let me tell you that there are different ways to catch a mullet, whether it’s through casting a net, placing a container on the ground sea, or throwing your rod. It also depends on where and when you decide to catch a mullet. Some people catch mullets for eating or to make them into chatterbaits, which will be used to catch another kind of fish.Continue reading
Catching Fiddler crabs often make the difference between a normal and an awesome fishing day. I find fiddler crabs to be great bait, especially during the winter months when I usually catch a wide variety of species. At times, they are just so many I run and gun them around, scooping and putting them in my basket. Other times, there are so few of them around. Many often hide in their holes before they can be caught. Given the fast nature of fiddler crabs, catching them can be a difficult task. However, in case you are wondering how to catch fiddler crabs, here are some effective techniques I use to catch them.Continue reading
To all fishing enthusiasts who are asking on how to tie a chatterbait, fret not for this article will definitely answer and solve your worries. To all the fishing neophytes who are certainly ready to explore what is out there at the sea, please ready yourself to get familiar with terms like fishing hook, pole, and alike.Continue reading
Being an avid angler, I find chatterbaits to be highly effective fishing lures. One of the things that I like about chatterbaits is their versatility; you can use them in almost every season or situation. Therefore, it is important for beginners to learn how to fish with a chatterbait. Besides, you also need to know the best cases for using chatterbaits and how to maximize catches using this lure. I have used many fishing lures in the course of my fishing expeditions.
However, there are very few fishing lures that have as big an impact as chatterbaits do. I still remember the experience I had when I used my first chatterbait. My first catch using my chatterbait was a 5-pounder that got me much praise from my friends and fellow anglers. In this article, I will explain how to fish a chatterbait for beginners.Continue reading