May 2015

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7 Fishing Tools to Use on a Free Fishing Day

Most states are offering free fishing days during National Fishing and Boating Week, which takes place from June 6th through June 14th this year.

Fishing is easier and more affordable than you think!

According to the 2014 Special Report on Fishing, nearly a third of participants in the sport said that having easier and more affordable access to fishing equipment would motivate them to get out on the water.

De-winterize your boat

Your buddies stopped by the house and just told you they stung 'em; time to de-winterize your boat.

The Point of No Return: Check Your Hooks.

I’m a part-time river gambler. Betting that I can catch chunky smallmouth bass, I cast into the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania and even “raise the stakes” by letting my lure fall and bump into the rocks. But rocks are tough on hooks and chances of a successful hook set drop dramatically if the hook is not sharp and strong.
 

Sight Fishing for Trout

Opening Day of Trout has come and gone but there are still plenty of opportunities to be had on the streams.

4 Tips to Help Beginners Land Fish

As soon as it warms up just a little more, I’ll be fishing.

There is no such thing as a free lunch, but there are free fishing days!

Every year we celebrate our fishing and boating heritage in an event called National Fishing and Boating Week.  The week highlights our two favorite activities and how important they are to making our lives better.

10 Signs That You're Getting Ready for Fishing Season

The sun is shining, you don't need eight layers of clothes, and you've finally taken your boat out of storage (insert an extra loud "YEEHAW!" here).

“Are You a Fly Fisherman?”

I get this simple question a lot. But, it takes me a while to answer. I CAN fly fish, and HAVE gone fly fishing many times but I cannot yet truly indentify myself as a fly fisherman. I’m not the only one who wanted to learn more about this class of angler.

The 5 Big Benefits of a Free Fishing Day

National Fishing and Boating Week is an annual celebration of fishing and boating that takes place during the first week in June.

National Safe Boating Week 2015

National Safe Boating Week comes along at a good time of year.  Mechanical failures are common, particularly if you use your boat a lot.  Here are a few pre-launch considerations to elevate your level of play.

Always ‘Wear It!’ and Boat Responsibly

When four friends were out fishing on Spring Lake near Sea Bright, New Jersey, they never thought rescue workers would pull them to safety that afternoon.

Physics of Fishing: The Pendulum

Recently, I accompanied my daughter to a science museum for a school field trip.

Don’t Forget These 5 Things When De-Winterizing A Boat

The day you've been waiting for all winter long is here — it's that day following the official onset of spring when you can finally take your beloved vessel out of storage and go through the steps of de-winterizing a boat.

If It Swims… You Can Catch It On A Fly!

People often think that fly fishing is just for trout in pristine mountain streams.

Getting ready for the fishing season

While some of us are getting ready for the fishing season, others have been in full swing for a few months.  The one common thread?  This year, plan an exotic trip.

3 Tips for Safer Boating This Season

With a little bit of advance preparation and planning, you can have a greater feeling of safety and security while on the water with your family and friends.

Porqué Pescar es Divertido?

Recuerdo muy bien el fin de semana de Abril 18, 2015 cuando salimos a pescar en Fort Lauderdale, FL con un grupo de mujeres aficionadas a la pesca.

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