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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > September 2016
I’m on a perpetual quest to simplify my life. I keep my inbox at Ground 0, each correspondence neatly sorted into a file or—as I prefer them—permanently deleted
Want to get your kids excited about fishing? Here are 5 tips.
National Hispanic Heritage Month del 15 de Septiembre hasta el 15 de Octubre se conmemoran las contribuciones que nosotros los hispanos hacemos a los Estados Unidos.
The non-slip loop knot is one of the top fly fishing knots to use for tying your fly to your leader. This quick video will show you the easy steps for tying it
Catch more fish by using the right knots for fly fishing.
You've been checking out the fall boat show schedule and have plans to attend a few in your state.
It’s amazing to me to see our boys grow up and spend their time thoughtfully, intentionally, developing new skills like fishing and boating.
Fly fishing is easy if you let the rod do the work. Learn these five fly fishing basics to improve your technique and catch more!
Dad taught me at four the fulfillment of spending time with others in the outdoors and the importance of making time for your children.
The National Hunting and Fishing Day is September 24th this year. It is a great way to appreciate the outdoors and support wildlife conservation.
One of the fly fishing knots that you may need to use to connect your leader to your fly line is the perfection loop knot. This video will show you the simple steps for tying it…perfectly!
You never forget your #FirstCatch. One minute. All the feels: Watch for yourself and leave a comment below telling me about your experience with fishing and boating.
Boating and fishing in aquatic vegetation can be challenging. Here are some tips to finding the big fish that lurk there.
Today is “National Video Game Day.”
They say “what’s old is often new,” and that’s certainly the case with the trendy new style of fly fishing called “tenkara.”
Change your approach when trout fishing in the fall and catch more fish.
Groundhog Day was a fun movie to watch as a kid. The idea that you can do the same day over and over is awesome.
By attending a boat show, you can easily compare different brands while learning about the latest innovations in boating, all at one venue. This opportunity will help you avoid making any blunders as you prepare to purchase your new fish-catching or cruising machine.
Fall fishing can offer some of the hottest action of the year, but it’s spawning season for some fish species. Follow these these fall fishing tips to help you preserve spawning fish now, so you have more to catch next year.
Washington’s abundant collection of lakes, rivers and reservoirs are well-known for trout and salmon, but those aren’t the only fish species anglers are reeling in around the Evergreen State. In fact, Washington offers some of the best bass fishing opportunities in the country.
Learn how aquatic resources are managed and conserved based on information collected about fish age, growth rates, and influencing factors. Fisheries research improves many waterways, including local fishing spots.
I recently read a report that there are 87.3 million recreational boaters in the United States. In addition, over half a million new boats are sold each year while just under a million used boats trade hands.
From the use of UV dyes to the incorporation of unusual color combinations and materials, check out these four totally creative saltwater fly tying patterns and learn why they are particularly effective!
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