Fishing Tips

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Beginners Guide To Storing Fishing Gear

Fishing is an extremely detailed sport that requires a lot of gear. It can be quite overwhelming to get your start in the world of fishing, but once you do, it’s hard to stop. Whether you’re packing your gear up from your first trip ever or storing fishing gear away for the turn of the season, these tips will help keep any beginning angler’s bait and tackle in optimum condition. Clean off everything. […]

Post Spawn Bass in the Grass

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2015 Issue of Kayak Bass Fishing Magazine. Click here to see it. Contributed by Drew Haerer Throughout the majority of the northeast, mid- to late June signifies that start of the post-spawn period. This period can be notoriously tough, as post spawn bass recover from the spawn. But that doesn’t mean that they can’t be caught. Much of the northeast is dotted with […]

Learning the Local Waters

Contributed by John Schips Whether you’re in a boat, kayak, or casting from the shore, learning your local water is crucial to maximizing your chances of success. If you’re in an area that is known for some good fishing, chances are you can find some general information about the more popular bodies of water to fish. However, anglers rarely reveal hidden gems or hotspots within those popular bodies of water, […]

Camping How To for Beginners in the Outdoors

Contributed by Personal Creations Blog You’ve been looking forward to this for a while. A long weekend of camping with your family, who get to learn about nature by being a part of it for a couple of nights. The lack of bathroom and shower facilities will certainly come as a shock to them, especially if you have younger kids, but the experience will be well worth it. The idea […]

Picking a PFD

You have the kayak but now you need a life jacket (Personal Flotation Device,PFD). What should you look at? What should you buy? Here are some things to know when picking a pfd. In PFDs there are three basic styles. #1- Inflatables– These are lightweight and do not float you until you hit the water, at which point it inflates and floats you to the top. These are easy to […]

Unspoken Boat Ramp Laws

Not all kayakers use boat ramps to launch but if you do there are unspoken rules you should know about. Unfortunately many who have never fished out of power boats may not have ever been introduced to boat ramp etiquette. Today, I’ll try to remedy that.And if I miss something, a comment to add to the list would be great! Public boat ramps can give you access where it is […]

Four Best Bass Rods Under $100

Bass fishermen can be frugal. That’s no secret. Money is often a factor for the majority of folks when choosing a new rod or two. When the money is $100 or less and you need quality and multipurpose, these four bass rods are at the head of the class. For multi-use casting rods I have always preferred a seven foot rod in a medium heavy action. I like a fast […]