Gone Outdoors

Fishing

How to Hook a Ski Rope to the Back of a Jet Ski

How to Hook a Ski Rope to the Back of a Jet Ski

Riding on a Jet Ski is a popular and enjoyable summertime recreational sport. Many people enjoy it just for the opportunity to spend time with family and friends on the water. In addition to riding the Jet Ski, you can ...

The Best Baits for Mullet Fishing

The Best Baits for Mullet Fishing

Although most fishermen do not attempt to catch mullet due to their unusual taste and low availability, the right kind of bait can be extremely helpful in the process of reeling one in. Mullet are especially common on ...

How to Rig a Crab Buoy

How to Rig a Crab Buoy

Consider setting a few crab traps on your next ocean outing; it is an easy way of catching more food, and it is also fun for both adults and children. Crab buoys help you find your sunken crab traps after an afternoon ...

Zebco 33 Instructions

Zebco 33 Instructions

The original Zebco 33 fishing reel was introduced in 1954. There are several different versions of the Zebco 33, but they all generally function in the same way. The cranking is interchangeable between right and left ...

How to Catch Tilapia

How to Catch Tilapia

Tilapia are fresh and brackish water fish whose popularity among anglers is starting to rival their popularity among chefs. Known for their mild tasting, white flesh, these natives of the Middle East and Africa have ...

How to Make Carp Dough Bait

How to Make Carp Dough Bait

Carp inhabit waters all over North America. They're some of the biggest fish swimming in many lakes and rivers, and carp exceeding 20 pounds are not uncommon. Anglers use a wide variety of baits to catch carp, including ...

How to Take Apart a Zebco 33 Reel

How to Take Apart a Zebco 33 Reel

The model 33 is part of the overall line-up of spincasting reels available from the Zebco. The 33 features stainless-steel ball bearings, continuous anti-reverse, reversible retrieve and a built-in bait keeper for ...

How to Tie a Swivel on Fishing Line

How to Tie a Swivel on Fishing Line

One of the most useful pieces of terminal tackle ever invented, the swivel keeps fishing line from twisting in rough conditions and makes changing out leaders and lures a snap -- particularly if it’s of the snap ...

Saltwater Fish Species Living in Galveston, Texas

Saltwater Fish Species Living in Galveston, Texas

Texas was the first state to build a saltwater fish hatchery according to the website GoFishn.com. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) banned all saltwater commercial fishing for spotted seatrout and red ...

How to Catch Fiddler Crabs for Bait

How to Catch Fiddler Crabs for Bait

While you can occasionally purchase fiddler crabs from bait shops, most recreational anglers choose to catch their own. If you are quick and know where to look, you can simply catch fiddler crabs by hand. However, by ...

How to Tie Spoons for Fishing

How to Tie Spoons for Fishing

The spoon, an artificial lure, had its genesis in Vermont more than 150 years ago, according to the New York Times. In what almost seems a story that's too good to be true, Julio T. Buel dropped a household spoon ...

Hawaii Spear Fishing Regulations

Hawaii Spear Fishing Regulations

Spear fishing is an ancient technique, dating back at least 300,000 years. It remains popular today as a recreational pastime or sport. Hawaii is a popular destination for spear fishermen, both for the size and type of ...

Types of Salt Water Fish in the Gulf of Mexico

Types of Salt Water Fish in the Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is a rich habitat of sea grasses, reefs, coastal wetlands and marine organisms that sustains over 200 varieties of salt water fish. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the Gulf is the ...

How to Make Snapping Turtle Lines

How to Make Snapping Turtle Lines

People have trapped, fished and hunted since the beginning of time, and they continue to do so. In some areas of the United States, especially in the South, people catch snapping turtles for their meat, which is a ...