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Casting Instructions for Penn 310Gti Reels

The Penn 310Gti Reel is a versatile all-around fishing reel. It is suitable for trolling, bottom fishing and casting, and will hold 325 yards of 15-pound test monofilent or braided line. As a conventional, level wind reel, the 310Gti is not as easy to cast as a standard spinning reel because the spo...More...

The Best Color of Plastic Lures for Catching Fish

Fish can distinguish between colors, but how they'll perceive color depends on the level of light at the depth that they're swimming. Your lure choice should depend on how its color will stand out in the fish's surroundings and attract its attention....More...

Three Catfish Lures for Bottom Waters

When it comes to catching catfish, most anglers prefer live baits. Catfish can be finicky eaters and are not always going to strike on lures. There are some lures that can be used in conjunction ... ...More...

How to Fish for Freshwater Smelt

Freshwater smelts or typical smelts fall into the family of small fish Osmeridae. Commonly, they are found in the North American Great Lakes, the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and in the seas of Northern Europe. Like salmon, these species typically run in large schools and during the spring season th...More...

How to Tie Hook Lengths for Fishing

Many anglers purchase rigged lengths of leader already attached to a hook. Typically, these rigged lengths will feature a hook tied to a 12- to 15-inch length of leader with a loop formed in the opposite end of the leader. The purpose of this rig is to allow an angler to easily attach a leader and h...More...

Tips for Ice Fishing in Michigan

Fishing is one of those wholesome outdoor activities that can be enjoyed year-round in the state of Michigan, even during the winter. In fact, it is quite common to see ice shanties in place and fishermen casting their reels through holes in the ice during the winter months in Michigan.......More...

How to Tell the Gender of Freshwater Fish

In many bird species, the male --- at least during the breeding season --- is more flashily plumaged than the female. Male mammals often display characteristic physical features that immediately set them apart, whether it is the antlers of a bull moose or the mane of a male African lion. With freshw...More...

Northwest Oregon Steelhead Fishing Guides

Oregon is a superb location to fish for steelhead, with many rivers to choose from. Choosing a skilled guide who knows how to pass on his knowledge can make your fishing trip one to remember. Ask around to see if any fishing friends can recommend a guide, or call a local tackle shop that will know w...More...

How to Do the Goldenfish Quest in "Monster Hunter Tri"

"Monster Hunter Tri" has a few quests that ask you to catch a certain number of Goldenfish within a set time. The easiest way to catch these fish is by using Goldenfish bait, but it's also possible to catch them using regular bait. The two most critical aspects of catching a Goldenfish are reeling i...More...

How to Make Lures for Bass

When it comes to bass lures there are literally hundreds on the market from which to choose. From jigs to cranks, spoons, soft baits, poppers and spinner baits, numerous manufacturers produce just about any color and size imaginable. However, many anglers enjoy creating their own lures to customize ...More...

Fishing Lures and Spinnerbaits

Spinnerbaits are very famous fishing lures for landing fish. There are distinctions on these lures that are not easily observed by anglers. There are several modifications that can be done to these lures to help ... ...More...

Fishing TV: General Elements of a Fishing Shows

Watching fishing shows is as critical as reading books and magazines when the topic of conversation points to fishing regardless of what certain type of fishing it truly is. Nobody in this globe can deny ... ...More...

How to Tie Articulated Streamers

The articulated streamer is a type of fly used in fly fishing. It is comprised of two pieces hinged together so that the rear section moves independently of the front section. There are numerous types of articulated streaming flies used for a variety of fishing needs. Some flies, as in the case of ...More...

Tips for Bass Fishing in a Mini Boat

Bass fishing from small boats allows a different type of fishing.fishing image by Zbigniew Nowak from Fotolia.comBass fishing can be done from a variety of different places, ranging from a spot on the shore to full scale bass fishing boats which cruise the lake or river loaded down with......More...

How to Put a Line on a C4 6600 Baitcast Reel

The 6600C4 is one of the round reels made by the Abu Garcia fishing equipment company. The reel has a large spool and can hold nearly 250 yards of 14-lb. test line. As a result, it is a favorite of people who target large game fish like muskies and northern pike. It is a good idea to put new line on...More...

Differences in Brachiopods and Clams

While clams and brachiopods look like the same animal, with similar external morphologies, they are different. Clams are bi-valve mollusks, along with oysters, scallops and muscles. Bivalvia class clams are sometimes called Pelecypods. The term bi-valve refers to two-part shells. Brachiopods also ha...More...