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What makes a good trolling boat battery?

What makes a good trolling boat battery?

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing, Saltwater Fishing
When buying a trolling boat battery you need to make sure you are getting the best value for money, and a battery that is going to last you long enough. Running out of juice before you are finished fishing is shall we say, less than ideal. But what makes a good trolling boat battery? This article answers that in detail and much more: Dual-purpose or deep cycle: When picking a battery you need one capable of lasting the entire time you are out there. You cant use your boat starter battery, you will need a separate one just for the trolling motor. The reason dual purpose or deep cycle batteries are so ideal is that they are constantly slowly releasing energy over time, giving you long very periods of small amounts of power. If you were to use your boat's normal starter battery, you...
Top 10 Fly Fishing Flies for Trout

Top 10 Fly Fishing Flies for Trout

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
Thinking of doing some fishing over the holidays? The trout is a beautiful fish with iridescent skin and tasty pink flesh. So, whether you’re fishing to feed your family or simply for the thrill of the catch, your fly fishing experience is certainly improved when you encounter a trout. While time and location are important factors when it comes to catching trout, the right tackle is also a key factor, especially when it comes to the flies you use. But which are the best flies for catching this fickle fish? Let’s take a look at some of our favorites… Bunny Leech This distinctive looking rabbit fur fly is one of the most effective in engaging the attention of curious trout, with better visibility and movement below the surface. One look at a Bunny Leech or any other rabbit fur f
Sand Bass Fishing 101

Sand Bass Fishing 101

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
What most people call “White Bass”, we down here in Oklahoma call them “Sand Bass.” I believe that is mainly due to the fact that a lot of these fish are caught in some of our sandy rivers and streams across the state. Whether you call them “Sand Bass” or “White Bass”, here's a little sand bass fishing 101 lesson on how to catch these feisty little fish! A sand bass is a feeding machine. It's closely related to the striped bass. And if you know anything about striped bass, you know they move in huge schools and are ferocious feeders! The same is true for sand bass. Their favorite food is shad, but they will eat anything they can catch, they're not picky. This is good news for sand bass fishermen! Any shad colored lures work great. Whether that is a white curly tail jig, a white a
Old Town Predator 13 Angler Fishing Kayak: Is It Efficient?

Old Town Predator 13 Angler Fishing Kayak: Is It Efficient?

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
Although finding a fishing kayak isn’t a big deal and you can simply find your favorite vessel from the right marketplace. For many of us affording a fishing kayak is simple as we can afford it for $400 or $500. But, it would be only perfect for lake, creek and small water source and reasonably we would require more efficient and professional kayak if we want to fish on the coastal areas and bays. Basically the Old Town Predator 13 has been made to beat the rough water source and make your fishing more comfortable. The water would likely fail to beat this kayak when you expect the comfort and stability on the water. We have checked several reviews on the internet and we found this pro kayak perfect for fishing on the coastal areas. Although the price is higher and we will have to ex
How to Start Fly Fishing

How to Start Fly Fishing

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
How to Start Fly Fishing If you have decided to begin fly fishing recently, you are in the right hands. Fly fishing is a popular sport that as grown in numbers recently; it’s an exciting, challenging sport that is likely to push you to new limits daily. It can be relatively inexpensive to get started and it is a great way to exercise, and while it seems a little bit of an intimidating hobby, as soon as you get into it, it is not as complicated as one might think. If you are a newbie in fly fishing, check out our beginner videos to help you get started. Educate Yourself You can spend some time searching websites looking for accurate information, but sometimes it is more effective if you can get first-hand knowledge to walk you through the process. Some local fly shops educate t
What to Wear When Fly Fishing in the Fall

What to Wear When Fly Fishing in the Fall

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
Whenever the stress and strain of our working lives gets too much, whenever we tire of spending our days under fluorescent lights and hear the call of the wild, whenever we yearn for quiet and solitude in an increasingly hectic and interconnected world… fly fishing really is the hobby that keeps on giving. It provides us with calm and solitude. It releases our senses from a world of screens and digital chatter and allows us the opportunity to spend some quality time with mother nature. Whether you choose to eat what you catch or throw it back, fly fishing is a great way to leave the stress of modern living behind and reconnect with yourself or strengthen your relationship with friends and family. But as the colder weather sets in, you may think that it’s time to hang up your rods. B
Tips To Catch A Trophy Bass This Fall

Tips To Catch A Trophy Bass This Fall

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
  Tips To Catch A Trophy Bass in this Fall Whenever you are want to catch a Trophy Bass you need to know the perfect time to do it. Between early spring and late spring is the ideal time because at this time female bass are laden with eggs and move shallower for the preparation for the spawn. The rest of the year, if you wish to catch bass you have to organize and implement your plan during this time. It’s always a basser’s dream to catch a trophy-size bass. However, you need to maximize your opportunity to catch one. Stable weather and a genuine planning will lead you to achieving this goal. Searching on a website with a variety fishing items could help you most. A site like pikroll.com. Fishing always requires ultimate dedication and proper planning. The definition of a
How to Fly Fish for Trout?

How to Fly Fish for Trout?

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
How to Fly Fish for Trout? Have you been engaging yourself in fishing for quite some time, but you need enhancing your skills and practice a different kind of fishing. If that is the case, then you should learn of people who are admirers of fly fishing for trout. Fly fishing is something you may have a passion for. Trout is the term used to refer to different types of freshwater fish. Trout has similarities with Char and Salmon. If you reside near freshwater, this should be one of the kinds of fish you should try to catch. Nevertheless, trout are also present in lakes as well. Keep in mind that trout lives in cold waters, so this is the ideal place to go fishing. The trout found in rivers and streams feed on various types of flies such as stoneflies, mayflies and other times they...
The Old Man And His Bluegills

The Old Man And His Bluegills

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
I started fishing a little lake just south of Somerset, Ohio, called Clouse Lake about 35 years ago. Matter of fact, when I first started fishing it, I fished with a fly rod. One day, I was fishing and noticed this older gentleman trying to get a little plastic boat on his car after a hard day's fishing. He was using a fly rod too. We began chatting and discovered we lived about 10 miles from one another. He lived in Pleasantville. As the conversation closed, he said he would call me sometime and we would go fishing together. I thought "Yeah, I bet he calls me". Imagine my surprise when he called two days later and wanted to know if I wanted to go fishing with him the next day. Earl and I became good friends, we fished Clouse many times and about every other place that we could ...
Bait Plastics, LLC

Bait Plastics, LLC

Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
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