Category Archives: Fishing Tips & Other Wonderings

Fishing is so much more than tips and techniques, though you’ll find plenty of it here. It is also about getting away and getting in touch with ourselves, our friends and families. This page gets into all aspects of fishing. You may learn something new (or maybe just some nuance to an old approach) about a particular method for catching your favorite species, but you’ll also be exposed to more personal and thought-provoking content on topics and stories such what it is to approach fishing with a minimalist mindset, or one woman’s magical day with her family on the Texas Gulf Coast catching her first bull redfish.

different types of tackle boxes

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Tackle Box? A Look at 5 Types

A tackle box is an essential part of any fisherman's gear. Consider the benefits of being able to carry your gear wherever you go with simplicity. I remember my first tackle box as a kid, it was metal rectangular, and it was stuffed full of tangled tackle that was a ...
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how to hire a fishing charter

6 Tips for the Best Fishing Charter or Outfitter Experience

Here in Montana, guides and charters are big business due to the abundance of our lakes and rivers and their strong hatch every spring. Because of this, we have outfitters/guides to spare so to speak. In Hamilton, for example, you'll see three fly fishing outfitters at the same intersection - ...
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big brown trout caught and released

5 Things You Can Do to Show Your Love for Fishing

Why do you enjoy fishing? Ask yourself that and consider the reasons you come up with. For me, it is the serenity of the sport. Being able to leave all my city woes behind and escape the pressures of the modern-day. This time outside recharges my batteries in a sense ...
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sockeye salmon being smoked

Smoking Sockeye Salmon: Creating Smoky Goodness

I remember my grandfather smoking fish in the backyard when I was a child in Washington. The smoker we had we made was an old 50’s refrigerator that weighed the same as an Oldsmobile that had been gutted out and fitted with racks to accommodate the large catches we brought ...
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fish finder technology

Is Too Much Technology Killing the Fun in Fishing?

Fishing was once an all-American pastime that allowed you to connect with nature, make a bond with the outdoors, and potentially put food on the table. In many ways, fishing still is that to this day, but technological advances may have put a damper on the fun-loving nature of fishing ...
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winter bass fishing on a scenic river

Winter Bass Fishing: Tips for Catching Cold Weather Lunkers

Understanding Winter Bass It is important to understand that fish change with the seasons and that this can make them a challenge to pursue during the colder months. This is certainly true of winter bass fishing. There are many different changes to be noted and the first is the spawn ...
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