How to Catch Trout in Winter

How to Catch Trout in Winter

Trout, like most fish, tend to slow down in the winter. Their eating slows to a trickle and they barely move. In winter they are feeding on insects a half inch (13 mm) or smaller. They also tend to hold closer to the bottom of the lake, river or pond. Some say trout in winter cannot be caught. But […]

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Best Fishing Reels For Small Rivers, Streams, Ponds & Kids

Best Fishing Reels For Small Rivers, Streams, Ponds & Kids

To properly fish small rivers, streams and ponds you need to cast small and light lures with a sensitive ultralight fishing rod. There is no need for casting lures for long distances. Small spinning reels excel at at casting the smaller and lighter lures that are best for small streams and ponds. A larger reel […]

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How to Catch Trout

How to Catch Trout

Tips There are five basics you need to know to catch trout.  And while even experienced anglers get some of the times, these five basics will show you how to improve your fishing skills so that you’ll catch more trout most of the time! Whether you are new to fishing or have some experience, these tips will help you fish better. There are many […]

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Catch More Fish with Fishing Spoons

Catch More Fish with Fishing Spoons

Spoons are a popular lure for catching fish because they work. Being able to choose the right fishing spoon to catch fish almost every time helps make it even more fun. All it takes is knowing a few basics about colors, weather condition and retrieves and you’ll be catching more fish with spoons.  It’s easy to learn how to limit out while everyone else wonders what […]

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Ultimate Guide to Fishing Hooks

Ultimate Guide to Fishing Hooks

What are the best hooks for fishing? A fishing hook can help you catch your limit of fish. But use the wrong kind of hook and you’ll struggle to catch a nibble.  This article takes the mystery out of choosing the right fishing hook and make it easier for you to catch more fish.  Covering a wide range of fishing hooks that are appropriate for all […]

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Charlie Craven at IFTS 2015

Charlie Craven at IFTS 2015

The following is a report on the Charlie Craven session at the 2015 International Fly Tyers Show in Somerset New Jersey. Charlie Craven presented in the featured fly tyer session around 2 PM this afternoon, a session that went on for at least two hours.  His enthusiasm for fly tying was evident as he had a seemingly countless amount […]

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Slip Sinker Rig

The slip sinker rig is a popular method used to catch stocked trout. This method can also be used to catch many other kinds of freshwater fish, particularly in lakes and ponds (stillwater).  The reason it works so well is because fish often hold close to the bottom of a lake or pond, especially when the […]

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How to Catch Stocked Trout

How to Catch Stocked Trout

Catching stocked trout is a fun way to spend a morning and afternoon.  Even better when you’re catching fish! This article will discuss little known facts about the habits of stocked trout. Understanding the habits of the fish you are trying to catch will help you catch them.  Important highlights are what trout eat, what […]

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Fishing in the Pioneer Valley in Massachusetts

Fishing in the Pioneer Valley in Massachusetts

Fished the lower Swift River in Massachusetts a few weeks ago but the trout were lethargic.  One angler I encountered said he was able to get a trout to follow his fly but it didn’t commit. He did better than I did because I didn’t even see evidence of trout. Two anglers in a Kayak […]

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