Best Drones for Fishing

Did you know that drones are a new and innovative way to increase your catch on your next fishing trip? You can use a drone to explore the surrounding area to locate schools of fish or even to drop your line for you. Any drone you choose should have an excellent battery life and a… Read more »

Why You Should Adventure Travel

Fishing and Hunting Trip

Think about it—how much time do you spend each week cooped up in the office? And how do you spend your weekends—shuttling from errand to errand or running on the treadmill at the gym? It’s time to shake things up and book some adventure travel. When is the last time you got your hands dirty… Read more »

Tips for Opening Day of Deer Season

Deer Hunting Tips

Deer season is coming up! Are you ready? Here are some handy tips for the opening day of deer season: Preparation is key Make sure to sight in before opening day, so you’ll be confident in your shots. Other prep steps: make a comprehensive, written packing list before you hunt and shop early for all… Read more »

Five Creative DIY Fishing Projects

Fishing Projects

If you love to fish, you’ll enjoy these fun DIY fishing projects: Paracord fishing lure with a hook Got some frayed paracord? If it’s brightly colored, don’t throw it out—turn it into a handy lure! Just slide the end of the paracord rope onto a fishing hook and fray the ends so they look like… Read more »

How Does Weather Affect Fishing?

Tips for Fishing in the Rain

At the Lawrence Bay Lodge, we love to fish no matter the weather. But do you know how weather affects fishing? Humans and fish alike are affected by weather patterns. Learn more to have a great catch, rain or shine. Under pressure Fish aren’t really affected by rain—they’re pretty wet already. But what does affect… Read more »

Do You Know These Common Fishing Superstitions?

Fishing Superstitions

Fishermen are some of the most superstitious people on the planet. They often believe that if they do (or don’t do) certain things, it’ll prevent them from catching fish. They practice all kinds of wild superstitions in order to increase their chances of bringing fish on board their boats. Here are a few common fishing… Read more »

How You Can Use Your Hunting Skills for Fishing

Similarities of Hunting and Fishing

If you love the great outdoors and the thrill of the catch as much as we do, you’re probably seeking any opportunity to put your sportsman’s skills into practice. If you’re already an avid hunter, you can use your hunting skills for fishing, and vice versa. Here are some common skills to both sports: Reading… Read more »

Fish With a Bait or Lure?

Bait vs Lure

If you’re planning a summer fishing trip, you’re probably aware of the debate: bait or lure? In all honesty, there’s no “one size fits all” approach to this question, but both baits and lures have their strengths and weaknesses, and in some situations one may be preferable to the other. Here are a few tips… Read more »

How to Master the Perfect Cast

Casting Tips

Casting is the first thing you need to learn if you’re picking up fishing as a hobby. A good cast will make or break your chances of a good catch. Whether you’re a total newbie or just need a skills refresher, here are a few tips for mastering the perfect cast. Start with the right… Read more »

Why Do We Fish? Here’s a Brief History of Fishing

Fishing History

If you’re like us, fishing is one of your favorite pastimes. For millions of people all over the world, it’s a much-loved hobby as well as a source of food. For many, it’s also a livelihood. Curious to know why we fish? Here’s a brief history of fishing: While humans have been eating seafood for… Read more »

How to Match the Right Hook to Your Rig

Matching the right fishing hook to your rig

With all of the different types of hooks and rigs out there, it can be difficult to figure out how to match them. Choose the wrong hook, and the fish may ignore or even eject it. Here are a few tips for matching the right hook to your rig. Sharpness Make sure your hook is… Read more »

2018 Father’s Day Fishing Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Fishing Gift Ideas

Does your dad love to fish? Maybe he even taught you to fish, and now the two of you love fishing together! If your dad is like us and loves a day out on the water, check out these fishing gift ideas for Father’s Day: A brand-new rod is always a great gift for an… Read more »