Fly Fishing Etiquette

Fly fishing can be a lot of fun, so when you’re doing it, especially with several friends or family members, you might get a little bit carried away and make noise. This is poor fly fishing etiquette and could potentially upset some of your fellow fly fishermen in the area. So keep it down and… Read more »

Why You Should Start Fly Fishing in 2018

Are you curious about fly fishing? There’s no better time like the New Year to pick up a new hobby, and we think fly fishing is one to try for 2018. Read on for a few reasons why you should consider starting fly fishing: You’ll learn a lot Fly fishing will teach you about reading… Read more »

Three Fishing Knots to Learn

There’s a lot that goes into catching the best fish possible, from the right rods and reels to presentation and location. But the type of fishing knot you use is one of the most important factors for a successful catch. So what are the best knots to learn and master? Improved clinch knot Also known… Read more »

Go Outdoors This Winter Without Being Cold

If you’re outdoorsy by nature, but can’t stand the cold weather, then winter months and unpredictable chilly days may leave you feeling stuck inside a stuffy house! Here are five ways you can stay warm and toasty this winter while you enjoy the great outdoors: Layers Our first tip is a no-brainer, but it’s surprising… Read more »

History of Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is a popular sport, but do you know the rich history behind it? When and how did it all begin? Here is a brief summary of the glorious sport: The Basics Today, fish are caught by using artificial flies which are cast out on a fly rod and a fly line. The fly… Read more »

What Should Be in Your Boating Safety Kit

Before you head out on a boating trip, you should take a look and make sure that your boat has a safety kit on it. More importantly, you should make sure the safety kit is stocked with a few key items that will help you in the event of an emergency. Let’s take a closer… Read more »

What You Should Get a Fishing Addict This Christmas

If you have a fisherman in your family, chances are they are hard to please when it comes to getting them fishing related gifts. Choosing a gift anglers will actually use is no easy feat for those who don’t fish themselves. But don’t give up just yet and turn to a boring gift card! There… Read more »

How to Store Fishing Equipment

Love to fish? It might be hard to put your fishing equipment away for the winter, but proper storage can ensure that you’ll be reeling in trophy fish once the weather warms up. Each part of your fishing gear has specific storage requirements: Reels It’s essential to lubricate all moving parts, such as the reel… Read more »

Common Hunting Mistakes to Avoid

Each fall, thousands of men and women spend hours hunting. Most of them have a great time; while others make mistakes, which end up costing them to miss the buck they were close to harvesting. To get you moving in the right direction, watch for these three deer hunting errors: Switching to a different stand… Read more »

Steps to Take When Catching Northern Pike

Northern Pike make a great but sometimes difficult catch. So what steps can you take to make your Northern Pike fishing experience a successful one? Use the right materials Northern Pike are large and have needle-sharp teeth, so you should take this into account when picking out your gear. They will bite through regular monofilament,… Read more »

Scent Detection During Hunting

Your scent matters for hunting – a lot. In fact, humans have an odor that many animals can easily detect. Even the best camouflage can’t fool a deer or moose. Yet scent control is easy to overlook. Many hunters are guilty of overlooking this and they end up paying the price by not seeing any… Read more »