December 2014

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Best Places to Ice Fish: 5 Tips

Learning how to ice fish isn’t as difficult as you might think.

Custom Hot Rods

The holiday festivities are over and hopefully you received some fishing related gifts.

5 Fishing New Year's Resolutions To Make Now

If you are like me, you are probably wondering how it can possibly be that another year has come and gone so quickly.

Holiday Party Invitations That are Great

I recently got a holiday party invitation that gave me the shivers.

4 Fishing Tips and Tricks for Fishing Slower in Cold Water

Cold water means a lower metabolism for fish.

4 Unexpected Gifts You Receive From Teaching Fishing

This time of year, the types of gifts you are likely to think about most are the ones that come wrapped in decorative paper and are tied up with a bow. However, when it comes to teaching fishing to a beginner and sharing your love of the sport with others, there are a few intangible gifts you are likely to receive.

Learning from Family and Friends

When I was a kid, shoot, I was maybe 12 or 13 years old or so, I went bass fishing with a buddy.  He knew of this pond that was chock a block with fish, and good  ones, too.

Tipping Point

Unfortunately, fishing rods break.

3 Surprising Reasons Why Fishing is Cool, Pass it On!

There are plenty of obvious reasons why fishing just might be one of the coolest outdoor activities… there are the feelings of accomplishment that come with mastering new techniques, learning new fishing tips, uninterrupted time spent with family or friends, the thrill of reeling in a nice catch, and the stunning sunset views on the water. 

Learn from the Pros

Tackle Show To truly appreciate a sunny day you’ve got to have some rain. Along those same lines, the off-season helps me to appreciate the fishing season.  

Schools are Teaching about Fishing too.

I recently visited a grade school class and noticed a list of 7 classroom rules posted by the door. Although these guidelines serve to remind students about expected behaviors and efficient time management, I thought they seemed to apply to appropriate angler behavior too and specially when teaching fishing

4 Reasons to Take Someone New Fishing

We, fisherpeople, can get a bit regimented about our angling habits at times.

Rebuilding Angler Stocks One at a Time

I spoke with a buddy last week, and he was grousing about the lower numbers of striped bass.  There has been a lot of chatter about regulations and biomass, and it seems like protective measures will soon be in place.  So I asked him about the biomass of anglers.
 

How Many Fishing Rods Does an Angler “Need?”

The average subscriber to Bass Angler Magazine has about 26 fishing rods.

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