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.

angler catches big perch

This Montanan’s Tips on Fishing for Perch Year-Round

As a kid, I remember catching massive amounts of perch. By the bucket depending on the season and location. Here in Montana as a kid, some locations did not have a limit on perch at all and our freezers were often stocked with them. Being raised in Washington and Montana ...
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best accessories for fishing

7 Overlooked Fishing Accessories That Can Enhance Your Time on the Water

Essential fishing gear is about what you would expect. Rod, reel, tackle box, lures, and bait. Some of the best gear I have in my possession is not the gear you would expect an angler to carry with him or her to the lake. It is important to have the ...
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fishing northern Minnesota lake in canoe

Thermal Stratification: Water Science for More Fish on the Lake

Anglers are sportsmen, and like all sportsmen, they are always looking for ways to improve their game. Most of the time anglers look for new equipment, whether it’s a new type of fly, lure, or bait, or a new trolling motor or fish-finder. However, knowledge is often the most beneficial ...
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summer rainbow trout fishing tips

Fishing for Rainbow Trout in the Summer Sun

Summer is upon us and those fishing poles in the garage are calling your name. When you have some downtime, there isn’t anything better than packing up your truck with gear and getting out to some hidden creek or river for some fishing fun. Hobbies that are fun and feed ...
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truck pulling boat for family fishing trip

Good Planning Is Key to a Fun and Stress-Free Fishing Trip

Going to the lake just outside of town is easy. Get off of work, get home, throw your stuff in the truck and head to the lake until it's time to come home. I have basically just described my own cozy Montana Friday night for myself. The year before last ...
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pontoon boat with fishing accessories

10 Top Pontoon Boat Accessories for Customization and Fun

When I was a kid, my friend's family had a wonderful pontoon boat. When they would take me out, I had the time of my life. The thing I remember most about the pontoon boat was the room it had. My family had a smaller Lund fishing boat with little ...
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