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5 Planning and Prep Tips for a Fly Fishing Vacation

5 Planning and Prep Tips for a Fly Fishing Vacation

Did you know that fly fishing may reduce stress and lower blood pressure? Yes, there are many benefits of spending a relaxing few days in the river – with the water up to your waist – catching fish. When it comes down to it, the best time to go fly fishing is at the end of August […]

Why fisher man like trolling motors

Why fisher man like trolling motors

The drive motors are popular accessories for boats. Fishermen use them to slowly and quietly maneuver a vessel in a privileged place without disturbing the fish. Typical drive motor is installed in the forward (front) and is controlled by a lever manually or pedal. The drive motors are considered an accessory for most boats, so […]

Choosing Lures

Choosing Lures

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re leaving early in the morning to spend the day fishing a lake that you have never fished before but have heard the bass are biting really well. Dinner is over, you’ve appeased your wife for your up coming absence by doing the dishes and now you are going to […]

Caring For Your Fishing Equipment

Caring For Your Fishing Equipment

There will always be fishing situations that we have no control over which will result in losing a fish. It hurts, especially when it’s a big fish, but it happens it’s part of the sport. What we can have control over is making sure that we don’t lose fish because of faulty equipment. Spending some […]

Snake Charmer

Snake Charmer

I guess it was back in the early eighties when Billy Palmer decided to drain his lake and dig out around the banks. It was a classic East Texas farm pond, with one exception, the cows didn’t have access to the whole lake. It had all the classic features. Stumps, blow downs, mossy edge and […]

One More Cast

One More Cast

When I left for the lake on that chilly Thursday afternoon, I knew that a storm was brewing just west of Nacogdoches about 35 miles away. It was late November and was, in my book, and maybe yours, a perfect day to go bass fishing in East Texas. Upper 50s, overcast skies, water temps had […]

Rocky Point In Panama

Rocky Point In Panama

My story begins as I board a gutted out Fed-X plane on the outskirts of Panama City, Panama. I am on my way to fish the fabled Hannibal Banks of the coast of Panama and to evaluate a outfitter for a company I worked with called XTreme Angling. It’s my job to look at all […]

Sabine Lake

Sabine Lake

We had decided to meet around six by the Pleasure Island Restaurant on Sabine Lake. Today I was going to be filming a segment called KTBS Outdoors, in Shreveport Louisiana. I was fishing with some friends of mine for big specks and I could not have picked a better angling team. First, I had Brett […]

Topwater Fishing

Topwater Fishing

The topwater plug has got to rate right at the top when it comes to the different baits and the kind of reaction they draw when they are presented just right. From the subtle” tap tap “on a Texas rig worm, to the solid “thump” we feel on a deep diving crank bait, each bait […]

Naha River National Recreation Trail

Naha River National Recreation Trail

Fishing and Hiking on Revillagigedo Island Originating at Orton Lake in the interior of Revillagigedo Island, the Naha River flows through a chain of small lakes — finally reaching its full size at the outlet of Heckman Lake. This popular river system can be reached from downtown Ketchikan by float plane (15 minutes), car and […]

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