Can Fishing Worms and Fish Waste be Used in Composting?

Can fishing worms be used for composting? Sign saying "compost happens" hanging on a fence in the winter

What would you think if I told you that fishing worms and fish waste could be used in composting? It sounds like a good idea, but can they actually be used to make healthy soil for plants? In this article we’ll explore the question of whether or not fishing worms and fish wastes can be …

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Fly Fishing Tips for Beginners – Start Now!

Man fly fishing in a river

Fly fishing is a fun activity and an amazing sport enjoyed by anglers across the world. The best part is that it helps you get close to nature so that you can appreciate the beauty and serenity and catch some great fish such as walleye, crappie, and perch. For beginners, fly fishing may seem overwhelming as …

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Fly Fishing vs. Spin Fishing – Which is Better? Pros & Cons

Infographic for Fly Fishing Vs. Spin Fishing comparing its similarities and differences

All anglers are different so there’s no right or wrong answer to the debate on which type of fishing is better. However, both fly fishing and spin fishing are worlds apart. In fact, I can say that the only similarity between these two sports is that they involve fishing. So, which one to go for? …

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Crappie Fishing Tips for Spring, Summer, Fall and Wintertime

Crappie fishing tips: crappie lying on ground next to cabelas fishing rod and reel

Crappie fishing is a great way to relax in the summer and winter. It’s one of those activities that people can do for fun with the whole family or just by themselves. Crappie are found all across North America, which means you don’t have to travel too far to find them. They live in freshwater, …

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Types of Fishing Rods and Reels

Six types of fishing rods at ocean with different types of fishing reels attached to them

For many decades the wooden fishing pole was used for catching fish. However, today we have more advanced options available in graphite, fiber glass, and carbon fiber. Rods and reels are valuable components of a fishing tackle and require careful consideration before making a purchase. Having the right kind of rod and reel ensures that …

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Falling in a Frozen Lake – How to Avoid it and What to Do

Children running on a Frozen Lake

Ice fishing is an amazing sport, which many people want to enjoy as early and for as long as possible. However, it may not be safe to step on the ice fully or head out to the middle of the frozen lake, especially if you are going early or late in the season. If you …

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Cleaning a Fish – The Ultimate Guide (incl. Instructions)

Cleaning a fish: rainbow trout about to be cleaned

As a recreational angler it is exciting to reel a large fish. But what happens once you bring the fish back home?  It is important to know how to clean a fish so that it can be prepped for cooking. Eating a freshly caught fish is always a delight regardless of whether you are planning …

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Ice Fishing at Night: 21 Tips to Catch Walleye, Crappie & Trout

Person wearing best headlamp for fishing at night preparing to Ice Fish

Are you looking forward to catching some fish after a long day’s work? Ice fishing at night is a great way to spend your winter evenings as it is both rewarding and relaxing. If you are well prepared, ice fishing under the stars is a great opportunity to catch several species of large fish that …

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