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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more