Fishing Advice

Is Fly Fishing Expensive: Getting Started on a Budget

For some reason fly fishing always seems to be portrayed as an elite form of fishing that only the most experienced anglers with the fattest wallets can try.   Before I started fly fishing, I always thought that it was more expensive than conventional fishing, but nothing could be further […]

Is it Legal to Fish at Night

We have all heard stories about giant fish that stalk the shallows at night.  Or feeding frenzies that carry on through the wee hours of morning only to cease as the sun rises.  Many warm water fish species like catfish, bass and crappie are often targeted by anglers during the […]

Is Magnet Fishing Legal

Fish are not the only thing that can be caught underwater.  A different kind of fishing is grabbing the attention of people around the world.  It’s called magnet fishing.  Instead of casting out a lure to catch fish, you cast out a magnet to catch treasure.  At least, that is […]

Simple Tricks to Get Fish Smell off Your Hands

We all love to catch fish, and there is no better way to prove your success than the fishy smell on your hands.  The notorious smell may be your trophy but not everyone will share your excitement.   After enough disgusted looks and upturned noses, it is time to wash […]

Why Does My Boat Motor Smoke

I just launched my boat for a day of fishing at a local lake.  The late spring morning is calm and cool as I crank start my small, two-stroke motor.  As soon as it purrs to life, a thick cloud of smoke spews out of the exhaust and surrounds the […]