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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...

How to Hunt in Junction, Texas

Junction, Texas, is a central Texas town of approximately 2,600 people in Kimble County on the edge of Texas Hill Country. Known as the "Land of Living Waters" because it has more flowing water than any other county in Texas, Junction offers many opportunities for recreation, including hunting. With...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...

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...

Homemade Lobster Pots

Around the coastal word, countless families make their living and survive on the old profession of lobster fishing. Fishermen use lobster traps for a successful catch. The traps, generally made of wood and wire mesh, are placed on the seafloor and use bait such as meat to capture the lobsters. Altho...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...

How Are Scallops Caught?

Scallops are considered a delicacy in many countries, with global production reaching as high 2 million tons annually in 2007, as reported by the Food and Agriculture Organization. According to the same organization, cultivation of scallops accounts for 80 percent of this production, but the remain...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...

Illegal Stamp Issues

The term "illegal stamp issues" is open to interpretation, but includes stamp issues released for sale in a country without the sanction of that country's postal administration, or stamps issued in the name of fictitious territories with no postal authority. It is estimated that $500,000,000 is lost...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...

How to Make Fishing Worm Lures

Fishermen often like to make their own bait because they can customize it to fit the lakes they frequent and work the way they want. Making your own worms will save you money because they are cheap to make and fishermen lose several lures each time they fish. Making your own fishing worm lures is ea...More...