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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > May 2015
Most states are offering free fishing days during National Fishing and Boating Week, which takes place from June 6th through June 14th this year.
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.
Your buddies stopped by the house and just told you they stung 'em; time to de-winterize your boat.
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.
Opening Day of Trout has come and gone but there are still plenty of opportunities to be had on the streams.
As soon as it warms up just a little more, I’ll be fishing.
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.
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).
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.
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 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.
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.
Recently, I accompanied my daughter to a science museum for a school field trip.
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.
People often think that fly fishing is just for trout in pristine mountain streams.
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.
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.
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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