There was a time in my fishing career that I paid little attention to the less glamorous aspects of my fishing gear. I’d spend thousands on the boat and electronics and hundreds on rods, reels, spoons and plugs, and yet I would neglect the little things like swivels, hooks and, most importantly, line.
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There is not much sunlight spectrum during the early mornings, late evenings, dark days, and deep depths to penetrate down the water column. So by charging your lures up with a high-powered flashlight or UV black light, you can fish them more effectively.
All fly fishers have to use a leader. It’s just a fact of life. The problem is that lots of fly fishers don’t really have a good grasp of how to match the leader and tippet to the fly. This article is here to help.
Commonly 5% to 30% of any particular run of Chinook will be whites. Traditionally, many fishermen thought that the colour of a salmon was due to its diet. However...
Downrigger angle and depth are both important to get those trophy salmon. Here are two tricks of the trade that can make you fish more effectively for salmon when you are out on the water.
Here's a rock-solid solution favoured by many Vancouver Island guides. Pre-tie your leaders with a Hawaiian snap. Simply pinch the snap together and put on your favourite lure.
On those days where you mark fish on the sounder and just can't get them to bite your spoon, why not try this old-school prairie spoon trick. Make a hybrid by tying a fly on the hook of your spoon.
Take your setup to a pro level and use a corkscrew connector (#5 in the.
Avoid a broken rod tip top by putting a large bead on your line between.