October 2018

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Fall Boating in the South: 7 Scenic Lakes to Visit Now

List of fall spots to go boating in the South with scenic views, fishing opportunities. Why this time of year can mean best boating in the South with family

Boating License Expiration: Re-up Tips for Procrastinators

Learn how to avoid boating license expiration and renew with ease.

5 International Fishing License Guidelines to Know

International fishing license guidelines for planning a trip out of the country, what to know in advance about international fishing permit requirements

What Native Fish Conservation Means For Anglers

Protect and preserve native fish and their habitats for future generations to enjoy. Conservation tips all anglers can use to do their part.

Children With Special Needs Can Fish Too!

Fishing is a sport that can be enjoyed by all people, including those with special needs.  There are few things in life more pleasurable than watching a child with special needs beaming with joy after catching a fish.  

Get ready to go ice fishing in Minnesota

When Minnesota’s ice fishing starts this year anglers should consider keeping fewer big bluegills because of a long-term decline in size that is often due, in part, to overharvest. 

Winterize your boat fuel system for trouble-free boating

 To help protect your pride and joy and ensure trouble-free operation come springtime, you need to properly “winterize” your vessel for storage.

How to Transport Fish from Ocean to Table

Tips on how to transport fish home safely, for best tasting fillets. Easy guidelines on how to transport fish after catching, whether short or long distances

8 White Perch Fishing Tips & Techniques

Interested in catching white perch? Try these effective white perch fishing tips and techniques.

What You Need in a Boating Pre-Departure Checklist

Here are the item-by-item subjects you need to review for your boat, trailer, and gear before you leave the house and when you’re at the boat launch.

Fall Flounder Fishing on the Texas Coast

Fall is a great time to fish on the Texas coast for flounder. Yearly flounder runs begin in November and come with special rules and regulations to know before you go. Popular fishing techniques include night fishing with a gig. 

How to catch a Kokanee salmon in Wyoming

Wyoming, known for its blue-ribbon trout waters, also has great Kokanee salmon fishing.

20 Improvements to Fishing & Boating Over the Past 20 Years

Here's your chance to take a virtual paddle down memory lane so that you can explore the evolution of recreational fishing and boating experiences over the past 20 years.
 

What You Need To Know About Red Tide in Florida

Red tide is an algae bloom that occurs in Florida every year. Learn what causes red tide in Florida and other red tide facts.

These 11 Rivers are Among the Best Fishing Spots in Montana

In a state with hundreds of places to catch rainbow and cutthroat trout, these blue-ribbon waters stand out for stellar float and wade fishing opportunities.

Minnesota autumn muskie fishing can be best of year

Those who want to catch large muskellunge in Minnesota may want to consider fishing in October and November, typically the time of year when anglers are winterizing their boats and putting them away for the year. In recent years, some very large fish – state record size fish – have been caught. 

8 Dry Fly Fishing Tips to Use This Fall

List of fall dry fly fishing tips for beginning fly anglers. Including how to fish dry flies, dry fly fishing techniques, dry fly fishing set up, more

4 Tips if You are Thinking about Brown Trout Ice Fishing

Winter will be here before you know it. A fun fish species to catch through the ice is the brown trout. Here’s how.
 

3 Must-Know Beach Fishing Rigs for Beginners

This is a simple guide to three must-know beach fishing rigs for beginners that you can easily make yourself.

Saving Fish Species & Our Fisheries: 9 Easy Ways To Do Your Part

Highly-effective and easy conservation tips that all anglers should practice for promoting healthy fisheries and saving fish species.

Purchase a Virginia Fishing License