Category: Fishing

5 Tips for Taking Better Fishing Photos

After all the time and energy spent honing your fishing skills and waiting out in the harsh elements for something to bite, you’ll want to walk away from your fishing trip with something to commemorate your victory. Whether it’s your first success, an impressive trophy-sized fish, or just a family excursion you never want to forget, snapping… Read more »

Live Bait Vs. Artificial Bait: Which Is Best?

The debate between live bait and artificial lures has been ongoing as long as anglers have cast lines. Both have their own advantages, and what works best often depends on various factors, including the type of fish you’re after, the conditions, and personal preference. Let’s dive into the merits of each to help you decide… Read more »

3 Steps For a Trophy Catch

Catching a fish is a rush like none other- the tug of the line, the bend of the rod, the dance of the water. And then… bingo! There it is, a true trophy catch. But you know what’s even better? Making those moments happen time and time again. Ready to take your angling game to… Read more »

How to Have a Successful Summer Fishing Trip

Summer is here, and there is no better time to get outside and connect with nature. You’ve prepped your gear, gotten your group together, and are itching to go out and cast a line. Before you grab your gear and head out the door, there are two simple but important things you should do to… Read more »

What Makes Fall a Great Season for Fishing

Anglers who are newer, inexperienced, or venture out casually tend to pack up their rods and reels when the fall season comes around. As the temperatures chill and the wind picks up, especially here in Canada, you might assume that fishing season is winding down too; but this doesn’t have to be the case! In… Read more »

These Are the Qualities Every Good Fisherman Needs to Have

Upon first impression, fishing can seem like a pretty easy sport. All you have to do is hook some bait onto your line, throw it into the water, and wait for a fish to bite, right? Wrong! Anybody who has ever gone fishing knows that it’s not that simple. Like any sport or activity, being… Read more »

Fishing Etiquette: The Do’s & Don’ts of the Water

One of the best parts about fishing is sharing in your passion with other dedicated fishermen. Sure, sometimes it’s nice to go to your own little hole and enjoy an afternoon of tranquility to yourself. But there’s something special about being out on the water with people who, while still in their own element, are… Read more »

Spin vs. Fly Fishing: What Are the Differences?

Every fisherman is different when it comes to their preferred species, gear, style, and their favorite fishing spots. There’s something to be said for all types of fishing, so understanding the differences is the key to discovering what you’ll enjoy the most! Two of the most popular forms of fishing are spin fishing and fly… Read more »

The Best (And Worst) Weather for Fishing

Many enthusiastic fishermen hold a philosophy that says if it’s weather you can fish in, then it’s good fishing weather! Technically speaking, they aren’t wrong—as long as the conditions are safe. However, if you’re trying to plan a fishing trip with your kids or don’t have quite as much ambition as some of the more… Read more »

Why You Should Be Eating More Fish

In recent years a lot of new, trendy diets have emerged and found their place on many New Year’s resolution lists and weight-loss blogs. Some of them work for the short-term, some for the long-term, and some don’t really do much for your health at all. What about the classic approaches though? We’re talking about… Read more »

Five Creative DIY 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 »

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

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 »