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Dec 20, 2017

A Bird Teaser is a Big help in Attracting Hungry Fish To Your Trolling Lure

If you use trolling lines, then rigging a bird teaser ahead of your lures is probably the simplest and most effective thing you can do to improve your strike rate

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Dec 20, 2017

10 Top Sailboat Fishing Tips That Will Keep You and Your Crew Well-Fed!

The classic technique for sailboat fishing is trolling a handline astern. But, as many offshore sailors will tell you, its not quite as simple as that. Here are the tips you need to get results

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Dec 17, 2017

Two handlines, many mahi, and a near decapitation...

In 1995, a friend of mine purchased a 43' Beneteau (the Kai Luana) in Honolulu. He asked a couple of friends to help him sail it back to Kwajalein, Marhall

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Jul 19, 2017

Leader Wire for Fish That Can Bite Through Mono!

Ever wanted a leader wire comparison chart which sets out all the strengths and weaknesses of the various wire line types clearly and objectively? Here is one that does just that

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Jul 19, 2017

Is Fluorocarbon Fishing Line as Good as it's Made Out To Be?

Fluorocarbon fishing line has some excellent properties. Low uv degradation, high abrasion resistance, low stretch, low absorption. But above all, it's almost invisible in the water

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Jul 19, 2017

Saltwater Fishing Boats - Which Type Is Right For You?

Centre console, wheelhouse or maybe a high speed inflatable? Inboard or outboard motors? Of all the designs of saltwater fishing boats, how do you find the one that suits your needs best?

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Jul 19, 2017

Ocean Kayak Fishing Is Winning More Enthusiasts Every Day, And Here’s Why

Is ocean kayak fishing being taken up by kayakers wanting to catch fish or shore anglers wanting to get afloat? Either way, here’s why it’s gaining more and more active followers

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Jul 19, 2017

Surf Casting Reels Are Produced In Three Completely Different Designs

Here we take a look at Spinning Reels, Baitcaster and Drum Type Surf Casting Reels. But how do you decide which type is best for your specific surfcasting requirements?

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Jul 19, 2017

Reliable Big Game Fishing Reels are Expensive, and Here's Why...

If they're not going to let you down, your big game fishing reels must be properly designed and engineered, but what are the vital features you need to look for?

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Jul 19, 2017

Is a Baitcaster Reel More Difficult to Use Than a Spinning Reel?

Although there is a learning curve, even a novice angler will soon be making long, accurate, trouble-free casts with a modern magnetically-braked baitcaster reel

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Jul 18, 2017

Is the Best Spinning Reel for Saltwater Fishing Always the Most Expensive One?

While high cost can be an indicator of top quality, you can often get the best spinning reel for your particular fishing requirements at a much lower cost

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Jul 18, 2017

A Saltwater Spinning Reel Enables Even Novice Sea Anglers to Make Long Casts

The fixed spool design of the saltwater spinning reel means that over-runs just can't happen. As long as line twists are avoided, long hastle-free casting is almost guaranteed

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Jul 18, 2017

Cheap Fishing Reels Don't Always Represent Good Value For Money

Particularly when used for saltwater fishing, cheap fishing reels could well let you down. But even with a limited budget, there are some great value reels to be had if you know where to look

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Jul 18, 2017

Saltwater Fishing Reels For Boat And Shore

Your saltwater fishing reels are the most mechanically complex tackle items in your tackle box. It makes sense to buy the best you can afford - and to look after them properly

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Jul 18, 2017

A Bass Fishing Rod Isn’t Just For Catching Seabass Close-In in the Surf

Your Bass Fishing Rod will be equally at home catching mullet in the estuary or flatties off the beach. It doesn’t know it’s only supposed to catch seabass, so you must choose your bass rod with care

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Recent Articles

  1. A Bird Teaser is a Big help in Attracting Hungry Fish To Your Trolling Lure

    Dec 20, 17 08:28 AM

    If you use trolling lines, then rigging a bird teaser ahead of your lures is probably the simplest and most effective thing you can do to improve your strike rate

    Read More

  2. 10 Top Sailboat Fishing Tips That Will Keep You and Your Crew Well-Fed!

    Dec 20, 17 08:19 AM

    The classic technique for sailboat fishing is trolling a handline astern. But, as many offshore sailors will tell you, its not quite as simple as that. Here are the tips you need to get results

    Read More

  3. Two handlines, many mahi, and a near decapitation...

    Dec 17, 17 02:47 AM

    In 1995, a friend of mine purchased a 43' Beneteau (the Kai Luana) in Honolulu. He asked a couple of friends to help him sail it back to Kwajalein, Marhall

    Read More