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Archive for the ‘Fishing’ Category

Get a Fishing License in Alabama

Fishing licenses in Alabama are purchased through the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources powered by AlabamaInteractive. According to the website, these are the prices as of December 14, 2015: Freshwater License: $13.10  Allows a resident age 16 – 64 to fish the freshwaters of Alabama. Includes the Wildlife Heritage privileges. No trip licenses available. Expires August 31 annually. (Residents aged  [ Read More ]

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How to Cast a Spinning Reel

Casting a spinning reel is easy with a little practice. Check out Captain Chris Meyer’s as he explains and demonstrates how to cast a spinning reel correctly.

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How to Fish: Get Fishing Equipment

The first step is to get the necessary fishing equipment. Most of this will depend upon the type of fish you are targeting. In general, you will need the following items: Fishing Rod Fishing Reel Fishing Tackle Fishing Rod Your fishing rod, also called a fishing pole, is a length of fiberglass, wood, or other material which holds your fishing  [ Read More ]

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How To Find Saltwater Tide Tables in the United States

When fishing in the ocean, bays, estuaries, and tidal rivers you need to know when the tide is coming in and out for various reasons. An awesome tool for quickly figuring out the tides for your fishing trip is Tidely.com. With Tidely, you simply enter your zip code or the zip code closest to the area you are fishing and  [ Read More ]

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How To Tie A Fishing Knot

There are literally dozens of fishing knots to be used in various situations while fishing. Each one serves a specific purpose and can mean the difference between landing that big fish and reeling in a broken off line from a poorly tied knot. Of the many knots, beginning fisherman usually start with a simple Uni Knot. Here is a list  [ Read More ]

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How To Tie An Albright Knot

The Albright Knot is useful in tying different types of line together (i.e. monofilament to braid) as well as different diameters. Form an open-ended loop in the larger diameter line. Pass the backing (or smaller diameter strand) through the loop and take one turn around larger line.  Wind the tag end of the backing around itself and the larger line  [ Read More ]

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Complete List of Fishing Reel Brands

For some people, when they go to purchase a new fishing reel they can count how many brands they know of on one hand. The aim of this article is to compile a more complete list of fishing reel brands for people looking to find a more diverse assortment. If I am missing something or something is incorrect, post a  [ Read More ]

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Top 5 Catfish Rods Under $50

What makes a good catfish rod? A good catfishing rod varies depending on the size of fish you are targeting but there are some common factors all good catfish rods share. Rod Action A good rod will have an appropriate action for the size of fish you are after. Fast action rods will start bending in the top third of  [ Read More ]

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Penn Reel Repair Bulletin #12

Sargus and Pursuit Spinning Reel Drag Knob and Spool Shaft Improvement There has been a change of the thread pitch on the spool shafts, on all models of the Sargus and Pursuit spinning reels. An under cut groove under the spool shaft ratchet has been added to identify that the threads are a finer pitch. The finer pitch threads will  [ Read More ]

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Get a Fishing License in Alaska

Fishing licenses in Alaska are purchased through the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. According to their website, these are the prices as of August 15, 2011: Resident Annual Sport Fishing License: $24.00  Non-Resident Annual Sport Fishing License: $145.00 As you can see, it pays to be a resident! You should review the many other options available on the ADFG website which include  [ Read More ]

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Get a Fishing License in Alabama

Fishing licenses in Alabama are purchased through the Alabama Department ...

How to Cast a Spinning Reel

Casting a spinning reel is easy with a little practice. ...

How to Fish: Get Fishing Equipment

The first step is to get the necessary fishing equipment. ...

How To Find Saltwater Tide Tables in the United St

When fishing in the ocean, bays, estuaries, and tidal rivers ...

How To Tie A Fishing Knot

There are literally dozens of fishing knots to be used ...

Get a Fishing License in Alabama

Fishing licenses in Alabama are purchased through the Alabama Department ...

How to Cast a Spinning Reel

Casting a spinning reel is easy with a little practice. ...

How to Fish: Get Fishing Equipment

The first step is to get the necessary fishing equipment. ...

How To Find Saltwater Tide Tables in the United St

When fishing in the ocean, bays, estuaries, and tidal rivers ...

How To Tie A Fishing Knot

There are literally dozens of fishing knots to be used ...