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How to Tie a Fly to a Fly-Fishing Line

How to Tie a Fly to a Fly-Fishing Line

How to Tie a Fly to a Fly-Fishing Line. Adding the fly to your line is the finishing piece that will help bring the fish in. Use the "clinch" knot to tie the fly to the tippet on your line.

How to tie a hook and lure onto fishing line

How to tie a hook and lure onto fishing line

How to tie a hook and lure onto fishing line. When the weather is nice, and the sky is partly cloudy with no rain in sight, it is time to get fishing. Grab a fishing pole and some bait along with some extra tackle and ...

How to Use Bobbers

How to Use Bobbers

How to Use Bobbers. Bobbers are a popular fishing accessory. They float along the surface of the water with the hooks and bait dangling below them. When a fish bites onto the hook, the bobber is pulled underwater, ...

How to Connect the Leader to Braid Fishing Line

How to Connect the Leader to Braid Fishing Line

How to Connect the Leader to Braid Fishing Line. Using a leader for fishing has many benefits. A leader lets you use a swivel to quickly change hooks, baits and lures without cutting your line. A steel leader also ...

How to Easily Catch a Trout Using Power Bait and a Little Patience

How to Easily Catch a Trout Using Power Bait and a Little Patience

How to Easily Catch a Trout Using Power Bait and a Little Patience. Fishing for a trout can be a fun activity for the entire family. However coming back home empty handed isn't, so follow these easy steps to increase ...

How to Make Homemade Catfish Bait

How to Make Homemade Catfish Bait

How to Make Homemade Catfish Bait. Catching catfish is big business for the food industry. Catfish is a popular menu item in restaurants along the Chesapeake Bay area as well as many other waterfront areas in the ...

How to Catch Crappie Fish

How to Catch Crappie Fish

How to Catch Crappie Fish. Crappies are a popular target for anglers in many states in the U.S. These panfish are found in rivers, lakes, reservoirs and ponds and can be caught in the spring and summer months from shore ...

How to Use Baitcasting Reels

How to Use Baitcasting Reels

How to Use Baitcasting Reels. Baitcasting reels are preferred by many anglers because they allow for more accurate casting. Experienced anglers can toss their lures very near structure, such as logs or weeds, where fish ...

Parts of a Daiwa Fishing Reel

Parts of a Daiwa Fishing Reel

Parts of a Daiwa Fishing Reel. The Daiwa fishing reel is a precision piece of equipment manufactured to exact tolerances for the best performance. Becoming familiar with the parts of the reel will increase your ...

How to Catch a Walleye Fish

How to Catch a Walleye Fish

How to Catch a Walleye Fish. Even in the best of situations, walleyes generally do not jump in the boat. Anglers must work to catch them. Their eyes are sensitive to the sun and walleyes can be finicky eaters, too, ...

How to Make a Drop Line for Fishing

How to Make a Drop Line for Fishing

How to Make a Drop Line for Fishing. Drop line fishing is a method used to catch several fish on one drop of the fishing line as opposed to making several casts. This is done by employing several hooks on one line. ...

How to Put a Sinker on Your Fishing Line

How to Put a Sinker on Your Fishing Line

How to Put a Sinker on Your Fishing Line. Sinkers are lead or brass weights used to get bait to the bottom of a body of water. Sinkers come in a variety of sizes and styles. Some sinkers are tied securely to the line, ...

How to Fix a Baitcast Reel

How to Fix a Baitcast Reel

How to Fix a Baitcast Reel. Bait cast reels are a type of fishing reel suited for use on both fresh and salt water fish species. Featuring an open spool design, bait casting reels are manufactured by several different ...

How to Replace the Fishing Line on a Reel

How to Replace the Fishing Line on a Reel

How to Replace the Fishing Line on a Reel. The prudent angler realizes that the condition of his line is of the utmost importance. Frayed and strained line on your spinning reel will cost you when big fish come calling, ...