A fishing net should be mended immediately when a hole cuts through it. Holes can be caused by fish, fish picks and sharp-edged rocks, which most fishermen encounter while fishing. Frequent tangling also causes damage and tears on nets. How you will repair and mend a torn fishing net depends entire
If equipped with quality fishing line, a fisherman can land a fish even with an inferior rod and/or reel. But over time fishing line can weaken, particularly if exposed to extreme temperature fluctuations. As the line weakens, it is prone to breaking during the struggle with a fish. Accordingly, fis
Even when an angler is careful, he may still embed a fishing hook in his finger, arm, leg or other body part. The initial reaction is often one of pain and fear, but there are several methods for removing fish hooks without making a trip to the doctor. One of these is the snatch and grab method. A s
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The yellow bass, also known as the brassy fish or gold bass, gains its name because of its yellow and black striped body and yellow eyes. Yellow bass can be found in lakes and rivers of Midwestern and Southern parts of the United States, from north of Wisconsin to Texas. Yellow bass generally travel
A bimini twist can be tied to secure a lure to a fishing line.fishing lure image by sasha from Fotolia.comA Bimini twist is a knot used by fishermen that features a loop-backed, doubled section surrounded by several windings of external wrappings. It's designed to place a loop at the end...
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Spinnerbaits work for some anglers, but mystify others.fishing reel image by Dawn Williams from Fotolia.comSpinnerbaits are a popular and versatile category of bass lures, but many anglers continue to by stymied by them. Many a fisherman has taken a few casts with spinnerbaits, not caught...
Bait casting reels allow fishermen to use heavier line and heavier lures than they could with a spinning rod and reel. Also, bait casting reels offer more options and give anglers the ability to manually adjust the settings on their reels to achieve the greatest casting distance. Used correctly, bai
The St. Lawrence River connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. It is a great place to catch smallmouth bass and pike, especially the portion in upstate New York. Bass and pike fishing from Alexandria Bay to Clayton, New York, is great as long as you know where to fish.
The great white shark, made infamous by the movie "Jaws," is one of the ocean's top predators. The great white is the largest predatory fish on the planet, and has been evolving millions of years into the ultimate killing machine. The animal has a number of adaptations to its physiology and behavior
Using a jig to fish is an appealing option from both boat and shore. Depending on the season, or even the time of the day, there are always a large amount of fish close to the shore, gathering in areas like reefs or sandbars. Jig fishing is simple, clean and effective for fishing near the shore.
The Arkie fishing tackle company manufactures Crawlin' Grubs, which are made of soft plastic, heavily salted and available in 14 colors. The grubs have two legs, tentacles that run the length of their bodies, and a collar that includes more tentacles. Many anglers use the grubs to target bass in sha
Fort Greely is located near the small town of Delta Junction in the Interior of Alaska, approximately 100 miles southeast of the city of Fairbanks. There are many fishing opportunities in the area for military servicemen and their families.
The quality of wood used in musical instrument construction directly affects the tone and projection of the instrument. This is just as true for drums as it is for fine violins. Laminating thin strips of wood around a form and gluing them together is an inexpensive way to make drum shells, but unfor
Oneida Lake is a relatively small lake, about 16 miles wide and two to three miles north to south in upstate New York. The lake is about 20 miles from Lake Ontario. Much of the lake is surrounded by private property, so access can be limited. There are two parks and five campgrounds on the lake. The
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Whether you are having trouble looking for fish inside the water, or your cast is not up to par, learning as much as you can about fishing can help you to better your experience. The ...
The world's coral reefs shelter more than 4,000 species of fish, about a third of all marine species. Most fish sold for aquariums are caught in coral reefs, and other reef fish are an important protein source for humans. A square kilometer of reef can yield up to 35 tons of fish per year. Destructi
Fishing with a gill net will free you to do other things while you are fishing. "Set it and forget it" is the procedure with this type of trap. A gill net has holes that capture fish by their gills. A fish tries to swim through an area that it thinks is open water, feels the net around its head and