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Corn is best known for its use at summer cookouts, but it has many other applications. For example, it can be used to make a fine bourbon or even vodka. Is fishing with corn, however, a good idea, and is it legal to use as a bait in the state of Texas? Corn, best known […] The post Is It Legal To Fish With Corn In Texas? (Know Before You Go!) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Corn is best known for its use at summer cookouts, but it has a variety of other uses. Is fishing with corn, on the other hand, a good idea, and is it legal to use as a bait in California? Corn, which is probably best known for its use as bait for trout, but it […] The post Can You Fish With Corn in California? (What You Need To Know) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
If you’re a seasoned angler, you’re probably laughing at the prospect of pursuing bluegill. After all, most fishermen regard them as pesky pests. They steal bait when you’re fishing for large catfish, and they distract bass when you’re trying to fool them with your most expensive crankbaits. They are, however, more than just an annoyance. […] The post How To Setup a Bluegill Fishing Rig (Plus Tips) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Lew’s has made numerous contributions to high-quality fishing reels, such as large and small spool spinning reels, aluminum oxide guides, the ‘Power Up’ drag system, and the V-shaped casting spool. Today, the company adheres to its founding principles of creating faster, stronger, and lighter rods and reels. Where Are Lew’s Rods Made? The majority of […] The post Where Are Lew’s Rods Made? (A Look At Lew’s Fishing) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Don’t spool your reels with just any old monofilament. You want to use a mono that’s recommended by experienced anglers. Here are the best monofilament fishing lines for spinning reels. (Top Pick) KastKing Premium monofilament Fishing Line KastKing makes the top of the list because this monofilament fishing line is more durable, thinner in diameter […] The post Best Monofilament Fishing Line For Spinning Reels (Reviews for 2021) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
If you’re like most other people, when you think about bobber fishing, you conjure up images of a worm suspended underneath a red and white bobber on a pond somewhere. The fishing line might lead back to a cane pole and a child sitting on the bank, asleep. Fact is, this depiction of bobber fishing […] The post What Kind of Fish Can You Catch With a Bobber? appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Like it or not, sometimes the fish we’re targeting can be so finicky and picky, that the best way to trigger a strike from them is to use a bobber. But what type of bobber should you use? Yes, there are quite a few bobbers available that look different from each other, but for the […] The post Slip Bobber VS Fixed Bobber (What’s The Difference?) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
A quick stroll down the fishing section at Cabela’s or even a brief search online for bobbers, and you’ll no doubt find that fishing bobbers come in just about every color there is; red and white, orange, green, chartreuse and any combination of these colors you can think of. But when it comes to actually […] The post Does It Matter What Color bobber You Use? appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
If you’ve been hanging around very many hard core bass fishermen for any length of time, there’s a good chance that you’ve been hearing them say that they dye the last few feet of their braided line black. The reason they do this is because they claim that the fish can’t see the black line. Meanwhile , […] The post Is Black Fishing Line Any Good? (The Pros and Cons) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
If you’ve ever watched any of the major bass tournaments on TV, or stayed awake until 2am binge watching Youtube videos of people catching monster bass, you probably haven’t seen too many of these guys and gals bass fishing with a bobber. With the minimal visibility of bobber useage by popular bass fishermen, it might […] The post Can You Catch Bass With a Bobber? (Tips and Techniques) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
So, you’ve just gone through all of the hard work to auger a hole into your favorite ice fishing spot, but every time you step away for a little bit, you notice the ice has started to reform. What should you do about it? There are several solutions to that problem, and I’m going to […] The post How To Keep Ice Fishing Holes From Freezing (Top 3 Methods) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Best Fishing Line For Bass Baitcaster Reels As bass anglers, we want the best. And the same holds true when we’re getting ready to load up our bass baitcaster reels with new line. We want to use the best. And the fact is, there’s good reason for this. How many times have you lost a […] The post The Best Fishing Line For Bass Baitcaster Reels (Reviews) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
How Big Do Rainbow Trout Get? Rainbow trout, one of the most popular sport fish in the states today. From urban ponds, to mountain streams. Big rivers to coastal coves, the rainbow trout is now stocked for recreational purposes all around. Though native to only the Pacific Northwest, rainbow trout has gained popularity as a […] The post How Big Do Rainbow Trout Get? (Plus More Interesting Facts) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
If you’re in the business of catching fish, the bait you use doesn’t do too much good without a hook. And not just any hook…but the right hook. And it’s the same the other way around…a fishing hook doesn’t serve you much purpose without actually having bait to put on that hook. Selecting a proper […] The post TROUT HOOKS: Guide To Choosing The Best Trout Fishing Hooks appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Alabama has a lot to offer when it come to fly fishing. There's even a chance for you to do a little trout fishing Alabama. This post lists the best fly fishing locations in the state of Alabama. The post 7 Best Fly Fishing Locations In Alabama | Trout, Bass, and More! appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Best Fly Fishing In Montana For Trout A lot of the northern states are known for their abundance of fly fishing spots, but Montana ranks among the best of them. The state is filled to the gills with different trout species, and there are plenty of good spots for you to toss a few flies […] The post Trout Fishing In Montana: 10 Best Fly Fishing Locations In The State appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Fly Fishing In Colorado Colorado’s cold rivers and lakes makes it a prime spot for fly fishermen. The trout are plentiful, and the fishing spots feel like remote wilderness locations. I’ll be covering ten of them in this article, but once you try out the ten best spots, you might want to branch out to […] The post 10 Best Trout Fishing Locations In Colorado (Where You Can Catch Big Fish!) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Oregon is home to over 1400 different freshwater lakes. From the high cascade lakes teaming with rainbow trout, to coastal and desert lakes filled with largemouth bass and perch, there are fishing opportunities here for absolutely everyone. But with so many lakes in the state of Oregon, which ones are home to the best fishing? […] The post 15 Best Fishing Lakes In Oregon (Bass, Trout and More!) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
The 4 Best Fishing Lines For Steelhead Fishing If you’ve been fishing for steelhead for any amount of time, then you know exactly how frustrating it is to lose one at your feet. Especially if its any fault of the fishing line that you’re using. I’ve been there…and I’ve done that. And I seriously hope […] The post Best Fishing Line For Steelhead (Reviews) 2021 appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
Is it time for the fishing industry to create biodegradable fishing line? How many times do you see fishing line thrown away on the bank? Or how many times have you snagged into a line underwater that was broken off who knows how long ago. Check out this article to see what, if any, companies are currently making biodegradable fishing line.
Jon boats are extremely popular among outdoor enthusiasts, including hunters and anglers. One of the main reasons they’re so popular is because of the boats ability to navigate extremely shallow waters, its stability and perhaps most of all, it’s affordability. If you’re not familiar with these boats, or have never had to opportunity to ride in one, then you might be wondering what they are exactly.
Baitcasting Reels And Frog Fishing Using topwater frog lures really isn’t all that difficult. You cast the frog out on the grass or pads and hop it back to the boat. That’s the easy part. Hooking and landing the big bass smashes the frog is what can be challenging. Typically speaking, experienced frog anglers will […] The post Best Baitcasting Reel For Frog Fishing in 2020 (Reviews and Buyers Guide) appeared first on Fishing Skillz.
While trout fishing in Arizona can be a counter intuitive thought to some, it is full of opportunity for the eager. Here, we have assembled a guide of some must-fish trout waters in Arizona for anglers of all experience levels. From high mountain streams to ponds in the urban jungle of Phoenix, there is a diverse list of places to check out for the best trout fishing in Arizona.
Are you consistently catching fish that swallow the hook? You're probably wondering if the fish will live if you decide to throw it back. This article from Fishing Skillz has looked at the research and explains what the probability is of fish surviving after gettting a fishing hook stuck in its throat. They break it down by saltwater and freshwater.