Tag: Fishing Tips

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Empty Looking Banks? Here’s How to Catch Fish

Tips for catching fish off of a bank

There’s a reason why you won’t usually find a bunch of people fishing in empty looking banks. They look, well, empty, so people don’t think they’re going to have any success finding fish in them and look elsewhere. But the truth is that you can actually make the most of this opportunity by going out… Read more »

How to Repair a Fishing Rod Cork Grip

Repairing a cork fishing rod grip

After a long winter, which may not have included many fishing trips, it’s a good idea to make sure your fishing rods are in good working order. Cork grips are particularly prone to wear and tear. Repeated soaking and drying can cause the cork to weaken, chip and develop holes. If you don’t repair the… Read more »

Early Spring Fishing Tips

Fishing in the Spring

Winter is slowly turning into spring, which means you might be ready for an early-season fishing trip on the lake! Early spring fishing can be unpredictable with rain, mud, thawing ice and runoff posing challenges to fishermen. However, with a few handy tips, you’re more likely to have a successful fishing expedition. Spring Fishing Tip… Read more »

How You Can Go Fishing With Your Dog

Tips for Fishing With Your Dog

If you love casting a line and you own an anxious and playful dog, you should take your companion with you on your next fishing adventure! But first, you’ll want to have your bases covered. Before you leave for the lake, make sure your dog is ready Check to see if he has any cracked… 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 »

Teach Your Kids How to Fish in These Easy Steps

Fishing with your kids is always fun. Warm days, cool nights and the feeling of accomplishment when your child reels in his or her first catch – it’s a great activity for a weekend and beyond. Here are a few easy steps for teaching your kids how to fish: Be prepared Make sure you have… Read more »