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Opinions on castable fish finders?

July 23, 2017 3:15 pm0 comments

Opinions on castable fish finders? Any opinions, suggestions, advice, thoughts, or recommendations for castable fish finders like the iBobber or the Deeper Smart? I’m thinking of getting a rod/reel/line set up and a castable fish finder for my fiancé’s birthday next month. Right now we primarily fish from shore on […]

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Best starter rod/reel/etc for freshwater lakes? One for myself and girlfriend. Combined budget $200.

July 16, 2017 1:08 pm0 comments

Best starter rod/reel/etc for freshwater lakes? One for myself and girlfriend. Combined budget 0. We’re both total novices, but have fished plenty of times on saltwater charters with family friends. We live in Southern California. There are a few lake options near us, like Big Bear Lake, or Lake Isabella. […]

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Crank Bait Rubber Band Trick Avoids Tangled Hooks

December 8, 2015 12:33 pm0 comments
Crank Bait Rubber Band Trick Avoids Tangled Hooks

Saw this useful Video and Felt it worth Sharing.  What do you think? A plastic peanut butter jar would seem to be the ideal container. Source: http://www.scout.com/outdoors/wired2fish/story/1618325-how-to-store-crankbaits-snag-free  

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Intro to Panfishing Basics for Absolute Beginners

December 5, 2015 5:52 am0 comments
Intro to Panfishing  Basics for Absolute Beginners

Here is a nice video that walks you through the basics of catching Bluegills By Nick the Informative Fisherman. Step by step goes through the basic setup from hooks to swivels, to split shot to bobber in basic detail for the pure novice. The basics on setting up your gear […]

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How to Modify and Use a Musky Suick

December 3, 2015 5:42 am1 comment
How to Modify and Use a Musky Suick

Multiply Your Success with a Suick   Guide Steve Scepaniak offers advice on how to alter one of his most productive pike jerk baits. A simple modification will greatly enhance it’s appeal if you use the right color. Watch to see which color matters, and to learn the proper way […]

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Drag – How to use – How Tight – etc…

December 1, 2015 6:27 am0 comments
Drag – How to use – How Tight – etc…

I bet most occasional fishers are less than clear on how to effectively use the drag features of their reels. Here is an excerpt from an article that may help. Let the rod fight the fish. The reel is just to get the line back. In one case, Kelly’s, I […]

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