Category: Fishing

Fishing
// December 27, 2015

The basic gear you need for bowfishing is a compound, lever, recurve, or even long bow, a bowfishing reel outfitted with bowfishing line, and a bowfishing arrow. The least expensive way to build a bowfishing rig is to purchase a used compound bow from a pawn shop or through the internet through websites such as…

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Fishing
// November 13, 2015

In part one of our how to bowfish – bowfishing basics series, we covered the basic form and tactics of bowfishing. Bowfishing is a fun but challenging sport. We talked about where to go bowfishing in our last article. But you should know there are many great reasons to get into bowfishing and the cost to…

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Fishing
// November 3, 2015

One of the most memorable experiences that I will never forget in the bowfishing realm was when bowfishing guide Marty McIntyre from GARQUEST Bowfishing Adventures and I went on a 24 hour, 4 lake bowfishing marathon in the spring of 2012. We started early one morning and ended up fishing on Lake Dunlap under a highway…

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Fishing
// November 2, 2015

They say a reel expert can tackle anything. But Thomas Hobbes said that hell is truth seen too late. So, therefore based on this logic (to me anyways) timing is the most essential denominator for a fisherman. I think we (fisherman) spend a lot of time worrying about the how, the where and the who’s of fishing. But ask any pro-tournament…

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Fishing
// November 1, 2015

We all know that water temperature affects fishing conditions, but why? We learned in the previous article that warm months create stagnate periods, slowing down the flow of the current. Fish are cold blooded, so like reptiles they struggle to regulate their body temperature. So, the water temperature affects them to a greater extent than…

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Fishing
// October 29, 2015

  Howdy ya’ll! IS THE WEATHER PERFECT OR WHAT?! First, thank you to everyone for all your questions and emails! Awesome stuff ya’ll. Oddly enough, going out of fishing season is when I get the majority of bass questions. Maybe yall have had some time to reflect, which is a cornerstone of learning. One of…

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Fishing
// October 21, 2015

The evolution of soft plastic lures and tackle has advanced with technology and along with fishing popularity. This gives anglers a wide assortment and variety for all types game fish. Soft plastics lures offer many advantages over hardbaits or hard bodied lures such as crank baits, jerkbaits or spoons. This is because these types do…

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Fishing
// October 20, 2015

For the nubile angler, going into an online tackle store for the first time can be overpowering because of the huge assortment of lures by type, color and different sizes and shapes and applications. “It’s all about options, baby.” There are so many choices! Fishermen are very creative people by nature. They have to be….

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