trout baits

Few Simple Techniques for Tying Fishing Flies and Trout Lures

When it comes to creating fishing lures, it can seem tricky to learn how to make them. A few simple directions, though, can help you to quickly and easily learn how to make your lures for both fly fishing and trout fishing. Once you understand just how simple it is to make your lures, you will be able to land …

Baitcasting Reel

How to Repair Your Baitcasting Fishing Reel

Baitcasting reels are subject to rust and corrosion of the metal parts so always take care to keep the reel well-lubricated. A quick wash with some freshwater after each use will also keep this reel in good condition. The most likely things that need fixing on a baitcasting reel are worn drag washers and broken springs. Taking the reel apart …

fishing in shallow water

Best Methods for Fishing in Fast Flowing and Shallow Water

There are many inherent problems with fishing a fast flowing and shallow river, and one of the most prevalent issues is keeping your baited hook where you want it to be. In these conditions, the constant anglers find themselves casting more frequently, as the baited hooks will be caught in the fact currents and moved towards the shoreline, into weed …

fly tying

Fly Tying: Creative Way to Make Your Fly Fishing Trip More Fun

Fly fishing is a fantastic pastime. It provides anglers of all ages the opportunity to fly fish for their favorite species in what is usually a pretty serene environment. A new offshoot of fly fishing is fly tying, which is the art of creating one’s flies. The most exciting thing about fly tying is that it provides the artist (the …

fishing license in Pennsylvania

How Do I Buy a Fishing License in Pennsylvania?

Don’t let the khakis and button-down oxford fool you. I am an avid outdoorsman, despite my appearance. I enjoy hunting, camping, white-water rafting and canoeing. In Florida, where I lived for more than 35 years, I camped and fished whenever I could and as often as time would allow. One winter I even camped on a private river bank south …

pitch casting fishing

How to Pitch Cast in Fishing

Pitching fishing may sound like a funny term, but it is a style of fishing. This method of fishing involves using short, underhand style ‘pitches’ to cast your lure and to pitch a type of cast that works well in close quarters, especially when overhead and side cover does not allow one to make a normal side or overhead cast. …