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.

Winter Walleye Fishing: Adapting to Changes With Simple Strategies

Winter Walleye Fishing: Adapting to Changes With Simple Strategies

For those who may not know, the walleye is an aggressive predatory fish with a reputation for putting up a great fight but being more elusive than other species such as trout. The walleye has a slight behavior change that can be attributed to the season and learning this change ...
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texas deep sea blackfin and yellowfin tuna fishing

30 Hour Deep Sea Tuna Safari: First-Hand Account and Trip Tips

Just over fifteen years ago, I lived in Houston, TX, and I regularly fished the piers and occasionally took red snapper trips out of Galveston. While I was on one of those trips, I overheard some fellow fishermen recounting the fun, work, and huge haul of tuna they experienced on ...
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father teaching son to fish

Keeping Kids Hooked on Fishing

It is everywhere you look today - screens. Walking through the store I can account at least ten people staring into their phone and not paying attention to what they are doing. This new era of technology is having a big impact on children and not always in a good ...
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angler fishing for bass with a texas rig on lake

The Texas Rig Explained With Step By Step Setup

Fishing a Texas Rig is a great way to get your lure or bait into an area heavy with vegetation. We have all cast a plastic and reeled in weeds and sticks and maybe a few of you have brought a stump up. It's very annoying and can really put ...
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grilling catfish fillet on a cedar plank

Cedar Plank Catfish – You Won’t Believe How Good It Is!

Sometimes it is just fun to get out with the wife and kids and catch some catfish. They are relatively easy to catch when compared to other species, and if you get into a mess of them, it’s easy to fill a cooler before you know it. We have even ...
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fly angler trout fishing in river-stream

Trout Fishing in Rivers and Streams: 101 Basics and Beyond

Trout fishing in rivers and streams can be a challenge but it is also one of the best ways to catch fish. Consider that streams and rivers are quite different from still water such as lakes, reservoirs, and ponds in terms of temperature and food supply. Water temperatures are typically ...
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