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A kid only gets one first gun, so you'd better make it count. Any of these five affordable rifles and shotguns would be an awesome choice
The folks over at Thomas & Thomas have been busy lately, churning out new rods the way Uncle Cheech churns out new fly patterns.
Kent Klewein, over at Gink & Gasoline, though, proposes that you should be sharpening hooks, and perhaps more often than you think.
Fly fishing is more than a sport, it’s a lifestyle. And for some it’s not just a lifestyle, it’s a life saver.
The Amazon River basin’s most notorious bloodsuckers may not be all drama and gore after all. New findings suggest that some candiru—the vampire fish—may ...
Xiphactinus, sometimes known as the bulldog tarpon, is an extinct genus of lobe-finned fish that lived in North/South America, Australia, and Europe during the Late ...
However, that doesn't mean the mine is completely dead. The possibility of it still happening exists, albeit slimly.
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The strongest and simplest tippet to fly knot there is is the Pitzen knot. The Pitzen Knot is referred to under a number of different ...
Rick Astley covers the Foo Fighters classic Everlong at the Mikkeller Brewpub at Exmouth Market in London.
His Mono Rig is a unique take on the tight-line nymphing skills that so many anglers have had success with over the years.
“READING WATER.” is a new series from Trouts Fly Fishing. In each episode of READING WATER, a skilled and experienced angler will give insight into ...
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Not so pretty in pink. A pink salmon was captured in the Lower Granite Dam fish trap. It’s one of only a handful of pinks ...
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Might be time to change that pike minnow bounty to a walleye bounty. When warm water fish species like bass, walleye, and crappie that are ...
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The National Park Service wants to warn people about rutting bulls—and this video of bison fighting in Yellowstone is sure to get your attention
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Hannah Truscott, 15, from Derbyshire, England, hauled in a giant catfish that was longer than she is tall
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From kayaks to bay boats and from river rocks to sand bars, we found the best boat anchors to keep you on fish
Everything you need to know about making the most out of an early-season, staging-area hunt
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If you're an experienced handloader, you can invent your own wildcat cartridge and really stand out at camp. Don't forget to have some fun naming it
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On the first mountain goat hunt any of them had tried, the host had the permit, and the guests knew just where the goats were
Locating these sites is another step towards conserving bonefish, by placing protections over potentially delicate spawning grounds.
Enter kayaks. They keep you out of the water, but still on it, and they're more maneuverable than a float tube.
Heath Daughtry—VP of Sales for Yellowfin Yachts, founder of the Florida Skiff Challenge, and the reason his gym keeps 90-pound dumbbells on the rack. If ...
This close encounter between two kayak anglers and a big shark in open water was caught on camera
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The group was 151 bushytails over its possession limit and also failed to keep the wild game separate and identifiable
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This optics-ready subcompact is a strong contender in the EDC market
In it, he details the importance of stopping to wait and look for trout while fishing.
Recent news out of Vail Valley reminds us that no matter how much we try to mitigate, no wilderness is safe from our influence.
Of the myriad threats currently facing native trout, few if any are more deadly than non-native fish which were flung around the national waterscape like confetti back in the days when genetics and native ecosystems were irrelevant to managers and anglers.
Phil Monahan put this piece together for the Orvis blog a few days ago, and it's definitely worth sharing.
The folks over at the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) are hosting their second annual Permit Invitational.
It wasn't that long ago that relatively little was known about how and where bonefish spawn. It was 2013 when scientists discovered that these flats-dwelling fish, who spend the vast majority of their lives in shallow water, actually spawned in water as deep as 164 feet.
Most of us benefit from having systems in place. This is true about almost any activity or pursuit, fly angling included. When variables arise, whether expected or unexpected, having systems in place allows us to methodically troubleshoot our way to a solution. And, if our system is well-designed, hopefully that solution is the optimal one. Over the years, I’ve developed systems I use to solve any number of questions I encounter on the river: what rod to use on any given day, how to construct my leader, how to dress, and how to choose what fly pattern to tie on—including streamers.
I damn near didn’t stop. I was driving a road that I rarely traveled, enroute to another piece of cover. It was a crisp, clear day towards the end of October, the kind of day you see in your mind’s eye when you dream about grouse and woodcock hunting. The leaves were mostly down; the air held enough of a bite to make you briefly consider adding another layer of clothing (a decision you knew you’d come to regret). My black-and-tan English cocker, Rumor, and I had hunted two covers, both reliable producers, and had one woodcock in the bag to show for our efforts.
From what to do before and just after launching to what to do on the water, here are a dozen practical freshwater kayak fishing practices you’ll want to adopt
It’s that time of year when a lot of backcountry anglers are about to hang up the 3-weight and start their annual downhill migration, where bigger water is flowing slower and bigger fish are enjoying the respite from summertime pressure.
But, as any die-hard brook trout angler in the West might tell you, “Not so fast, Habibi.”
Summary of boat battery types, including best boat battery for starting an engine or running electrical loads, including description of different marine battery chemistries
Patagonia recently introduced a completely redesigned lineup of its well-loved Stealth fly fishing bags and packs. The new collection stays true to the series' lightweight, minimalist roots, while adding smart new features, improved designs, and a sleek, modern aesthetic. The new bags and packs also double down on the apparel giant's ongoing efforts to reduce its manufacturing footprint, with this latest incarnation of the Stealth Pack lineup features a 100% recycled nylon ripstop outer fabric as well as a 100% recycled polyester lining.
If you’re looking to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this year, the water offers plenty of opportunities to pay tribute to the Hispanic culture. Find out how.
Upland boots must tackle wide-ranging terrain from the occasional treks through water to jagged rocks, slippery mud, briars, and miles upon miles of all of it for hours at a time. What you want from a top-notch upland boot is a seemingly impossible duality — the comfort of an athletic shoe combined with a tank-like indestructibility and traction.
Ever wondered what fish you would be based on your zodiac sign? Wonder no more.
Coffman Cove, Alaska, is a funky little place. Situated on the east coast of Prince of Wales Island, it boasts a robust marina, a little market where an angler might be able to slide in and grab a few beers and an $8 bag of chips before heading out fishing for the day … and a bar.
And, it’s home to no small amount of irony. So long as the bar is open, the gas pump works.
In July of 2014, it seemed as though commercial fishermen, conservationists, Alaska's native peoples, recreational anglers, and more had, after years of relentless advocacy, prevailed in their fight to protect the Bristol Bay region of Alaska from large-scale, open-pit mining.
Si te interesa la pesca, pero te preocupa que pueda ser un deporte costoso, ¡no temas! Descubre cómo el costo para comenzar a pescar puede ser menos de $50.
And so it ends as it always does, with me on the floor of the small, vaguely chapel-like room in the veterinary clinic, the room set aside for the final act of mercy. I cradle the head and neck of my adored English setter, Tina, as she sits close. She can no longer see or hear me. But there is my smell, and there is my touch, and there is the bond of trust, forged over the 13 years of her richly lived life, that together tell her she has nothing to fear.
From boosting immune systems to reducing stress, there are health benefits of nature! Here are 6 things to do outside on a nature weekend getaway.
Why the blue marlin is considered the hardest fish to catch, trolling techniques for the toughest fish to catch, how to land the hardest saltwater fish to catch
There are a variety of styles and models of saltwater fishing reels. Here’s how to decide which is right for you.
Ideas for planning cheap fishing trips before the end of summer. List of best cheap fishing trips that are affordable, fun ways to spend time together outdoors
Learn all about the best rain gear for fishing and wet weather. If you don't like getting wet while fishing, there's options for you!
Before summer’s over, get out on the water for epic end of season fun with these best boat towables, inflatable tubes and water sport towables.
If you’re wondering whether you can fly fish in saltwater, this practical look at saltwater fly fishing opportunities explains the differences and challenges
Becoming fully immersed in nature and accessing remote areas are just 2 of the 5 benefits of kayak fishing. These benefits and advantages apply to both saltwater and freshwater kayaking.
Pontoon boats are versatile and fun. The perfect boat for a relaxing stroll with the family and a great fishing day. Here are some tips on learning to driving one.
There’s a number of sources with varying levels of detail about boat access places near me; the following information will help you sort them out
List of 10 things you need on a boat, which includes standard boating must-haves for any boat type, important things to have on board for boating safety
From ideas for toddlers to tweens that won’t cost you a penny, here are 30 Cheap Outdoor Summer Activities to keep your kids happy and busy!
Tips on how to stay safe when banana boating with your family this summer, what to know about safety before riding on a banana boat or inflatable water sled.
These lakes are “great” not just because of their sizes. Here’s why fishing in the Great Lakes can be an awesome experience for all types of anglers, from beginners to experts.
Si quieres aprender a pescar y no sabes cómo comenzar, estos consejos de pesca marítima para principiantes te guiarán a emprender tu próxima aventura.
List of helpful guidelines on how to hold a fish, how to handle fish in ways that significantly increase catch and release survival rates, minimize stress
There’s a reason why so many people love the outdoors. They simply started with fishing, camping, hiking, swimming or any other activity and nature’s beauty did the rest. The outdoors is for everyone, and your story is about to begin.
List of summer trout fishing tips for beginners, including places to fish, what to look for, lures to use for summer trout fishing.
Examples of ways you can make positive changes while fishing to help ensure the health of our water natural resources in honor of World Nature Conservation Day.
Shows, clubs, agencies, shops, and other places are among the info sources that can identify urban fishing lakes near me, leading to fishing opportunities.
Learn which personal flotation device types to use for specific boating situations, follow US Coast Guard life jacket requirements, stay safe on the water
Spillways offer a unique fishing opportunity. Here’s why you should give spillway fishing a try in your next outing, how to find spillways near you, and more.
Parte importante de aprender a navegar, es tener la documentación de registro del título de barco necesaria. Aprenda cómo transferir el registro de su barco recién comprado.
What to know about state boat registration numbers, where and how they must be placed, where to purchase adhesive numbers, and how to remove and apply them
List of five outdoor hobbies that are budget-friendly, family-friendly, give you the opportunity to build on your outdoor recreation skills.
Here are a few reasons to consider fishing in Conesus Lake this summer, one of New York’s Finger Lakes. Add it to your summer fishing bucket list!
List of safe outdoor activities for recreating responsibly. Explore local natural gems by keeping outdoor safety in mind when fishing, hiking, boating
Whether you’re looking for summer fishing trips or fun things to do on weekends, here are three perfect last minute 4th of July weekend getaways.
Several species of bass and catfish, plus crappie, bream, stripers, and more are prime attractions for freshwater fishing in South Carolina’s largest reservoirs
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Here are several safe boating tips to ensure time on the water remains fun, relaxing, and safe. Boating safely it is super important, read more here!
With National Go Fishing Day and Father’s Day, June is ripe for fun weekend trips! Here’s how to plan fun family weekend getaways this summer.
How to organize a tackle box based on the species you target, techniques you use. Easy steps for organizing different baits, soft plastics, fishing tools, line
What is summer without boating? If you are interested in purchasing a boat, look no further! Here are some considerations to think before buying a boat.
Si tienes planeado navegar este fin de semana, quizá deberías lanzar una caña de pescar y atrapar tu cena en el proceso. Disfruta estos consejos de pesca deportiva o recreacional.
With underwater visibility limited, it’s important to use the right lure and the best lure color for muddy water fishing. Here’s what to fish with
List of helpful summer fishing tips to plan family adventures close to home. How to decide where to go, what gear you’ll need for summer fishing trips
Skip the ties and mugs, and focus on these 4 awesome father’s day celebration ideas most any dad will truly love and appreciate this year.
The bladed jig is a unique, versatile lure. When considering how to fish a chatterbait, there a few tips that will be helpful for a great day in the water.
Learn pedal boat fishing basics. Find out how to paddle boat fish, best types of areas to fish from a pedal boat, safety considerations, pedal boat fishing tips
From fun water activities like liquid limbo and water balloon batting practice, here are 5 ways to keep your family cool all summer long!
Cody Hahner and Joel Nelson reveal strategies for finding and catching smallmouth and largemouth bass once they leave […]
We started the morning with nice weather, easterly winds, clear blue skies, and some scattered weeds. The group […]
The best inshore fishing near Destin, FL is a duality: one set of species is caught within sight of land in the Gulf of Mexico, and another in Choctawhatchee Bay
We have had some good fishing in early April, probably consistently better than we have seen in quite […]
The Chinook salmon fishing continues to be consistent. Halibut fishing has been very good also. Like normal there […]
Fishing continues to be hot for salmon and halibut. This continues to be the best early-season fishing we […]
Salmon fishing has been better than normal for April so far. Our guy Dan has consistently been […]
We just started our season this past weekend despite the political announcements of more shutdowns. The government did […]
Wondering where to go camping for family summer vacations? Here are 4 summer vacation spots including 3 idyllic small towns for fishing and camping!
Learn step-by-step how to tie a fishing knot with weight onto your fishing line for a dropper weight rig or for swapping out weights when bottom fishing.
St. Croix angler Trey McKinney and partner Rick Cheatham come up big on Chickamauga PARK FALLS, Wisc. (May […]
Watch the weather to make sure you have a fun, safe boating experience. Here’s all you need to know when researching your boating weather forecast.
Read fun ways to celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week 2021! National Fishing and Boating week runs this year from June 5-13. Get on board!
Weights and sinkers for bass fishing are many and diverse. What to know about the composition, types, and applications of bass fishing weights