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Fishing

How to Measure a Fishing Net

Measuring your fishing net is super simple to do. Simply lay your fishing net on the floor and imagine the hoop as a clock face. Measure directly from 12:00 to 6:00 as well as 3:00 to 9:00 to obtain the measurements you need. This will give you a good approximation of the size of your

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Fishing

How to Keep Fish on the Beach

Nothing beats a great day of beach fishing, especially if the tides are on your side and you find yourself with a load of fish to take home. However, a problem you might encounter is how to make sure the fish you’ve caught stay fresh during your session – however long that may be. While

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Fishing

How Far to Cast when Surf Fishing

Fishing is an adventure as well as a mode of living for some people. Fishing offers a variety of adventurous options that you can choose from and have fun. There are different types of fishing and fishing activities that one can engage in, surf fishing being one of them. Surf fishing is a sport where

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Fishing

What is the Best Tide for Surf Fishing?

This question often circles in the mind of people who are not much aware of the fact that tides play an important role in catching fish. And the best answer to this question depends on the type of fish species you want to try your hands on. But it has been concluded that surf fishing

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Fishing

Why Are Spinning Reels Left-Handed?

Spinning reels sit underneath the rod and have a spool that is perpendicular to the rod. The arm of a spinning reel is usually pointed to the left perpendicular to the rod. If you’ve ever wondered why most spinning reels are designed for your left hand to reel the line and your right hand to

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Fishing

How To Keep Leeches Alive for Fishing

Leeches are one of the most well-known baits for catfish but how exactly should they be kept alive? The best advice for keeping leeches alive is to store them in a fridge. Because leeches are so hardy they will survive for a long time without the need for much food, you just have to know

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Fishing

What Kind of Fish Can You Catch with Mealworms?

Mealworms can be used to catch all sorts of fish such as bass, crappie or even perch – the general rule of thumb is that they can be used for most fish that you would use other types of worm or larvae to fish for. But what type of fish are mealworms best to use

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How Long do Worms Last in the Fridge?

In this article we will directly answer the question ‘How long do worms last in the fridge?’. This question is super common among fisherman ,but before you can figure out how long your worms will last in the fridge you need to know what type of worm you have. In most fishing bait shops if

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Fishing

How to Keep Crickets Alive for Fishing

If you are a reptile owner you must have used crickets as a food source for your animals. Crickets are rich in proteins and calcium which is why they are the best thing you can feed your reptiles. Besides being the best reptile food, crickets make for great bait when you go fishing. As it

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Fishing

How Much Line Should You put on a Spinning Reel?

For most anglers one of the most common challenges they go through is not knowing how much line they should put on a reel. The reasons for not doing so vary from one angler to another. A majority of anglers however think that putting too much line will cause backlashes. Others also put little line

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Fishing

Is Fishing Considered Hunting?

At some point every angler has had to think about this issue; is fishing hunting? It’s understandable why you would be wondering about this especially if you are just getting started as an angler. Fishing and hunting have similarities that would make you think that when you fish you are actually hunting. At the same

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How Long Does Fishing Line Last?

Nothing comes close to that feeling you get when you finally hook that monster fish. Your victory without even realizing it, however, can end up being short-lived when your fishing line snaps. Fishing lines just like everything else have an expiration date. If it’s been a while since you went fishing, then you need to

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