March 2015

What’s My Line?

When I was young, my two or three rod and reels combos all had the same line: 8 pound monofilament.


When I take a beginner fishing, I think of myself as a fishing guide.

5 Super Cool Secrets About Fish Stocking

Fish populations are managed in a number of ways, but one of the most important ways is through federal or state-initiated fish stocking efforts.

Stocking Fish: Should Waters Be Stocked with Non-Native Species?

Stocking fish has been a regular practice since Fred Mather obtained German brown trout eggs in 1883.

4 Tips to Help Beginners Land Fish

As soon as it warms up just a little more, I’ll be fishing. So don’t even bother calling. I’ve got a list of places to cast that will fill a page and big plans.

Innovative Features You Wish All New Fishing Boats Had

You might be a fan of fishing boat features like large decks with plenty of room for fighting fish, extra rod holders, LED interior lights, dual livewells or over-sized windshields.

The Spawning Bed

In a short while rivers, lakes, and ponds will warm enough to trigger the annual fish spawning season.

Facts About Buying a Boat That Will Impress Your Friends

You’ve been thinking about buying a boat, but want to find the right resources to help you make a well-informed decision about your potential purchase.

Buying a First Boat

I remember buying my first boat like it was yesterday.

The One That Got Away: The Best Fishing Memory

What makes a great fishing memory?

Why Getting into Fishing is Better Than a Box of Chocolates

My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”

Getting into Fishing

In many of ways, getting into fishing has never been easier.  Fast-tracked learning comes from the digital age which has spawned a wide range of content (pun intended).

3 Tips for Planning Fishing Trips

MapsTinyStaring out the office window at my rapidly shrinking driveway surface area and ever growing snow banks, thoughts turn to when this annoying stuff finally melts and transforms into enough oxygenated liquid to support my finned friends.

How to Start Fishing Like a Champ

You might be new to fishing or maybe you've been fishing for years.

Purchase a Fishing License