Hobie Top Gun: Richard Ofner

New Beginnings Jun. 9, 2015 by Richard Ofner I have told parts of this story several times over the years, including a mention in my first contribution to the Hobie Top Gun Series. Now I will tell how it has developed into a life changing experience that took place on October 26th, 2009. After discovering that I [...]

Freshwater Fishing Rigs

A fishing rig is the way you tie together bait, lures, hook, swivels, leaders, sinkers, bobbers, flashers, dodgers, cheese doodles and anything else you can attach to a piece of fishing line. But just because you can tie a lot of different things to a line, doesn't mean that making a fishing rig has to [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:13-04:00June 25th, 2015|Categories: Fishing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to Release a Fish

Three tips for safely handling fish. If you’re not planning on killing a fish you catch, know that mishandling it could kill it anyway. Here are three ways to handle a fish you plan to release. 1. Hold It Horizontally Lifting a fish out of the water by its lip places undue stress on its [...]

2016-10-05T14:01:18-04:00June 18th, 2015|Categories: Fishing|Tags: , , , |

10 Tips for the Beginner Kayak Fisherman

Written by  Darrell Olson Why is kayak fishing such a big deal? It is exciting, inexpensive, simple, and healthy sport where you set your own pace and also catch great fish. Kayak fishing is considered a frontier sport since it is still in the early developmental stages. That means there is not much information available. [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:15-04:00April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Fishing, Kayaking|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Must See Marine Electronics

SI-TEX Marine Electronics has expanded its advanced chartplotter and chartplotter/echosounder line-up with the addition of two new models for 2015. With their advanced features and large, high-resolution color LCD displays, SI-TEX’s new SVS-880 and SVS-1010 Series is designed to provide powerful navigation and fishfinding performance for a wide variety of vessels — from center consoles [...]

Winter Fishing Tips

Think Your Fishing Season Is Over Just Because It’s Winter? No way! Follow these great tips to catch your limit in colder weather. Photos Courtesy of Bill Decoteau/The Bass Bureau Some parts of the country have already stopped reading. That’s because there are some regions throughout the United States that have legitimate, all-season [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:15-04:00December 4th, 2014|Categories: Fishing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fishing in Michigan

Michigan offers some fantastic fishing during the fall months – particularly for salmon and steelhead. In fact, now can be the perfect time to target them, if you know where to go and what techniques to use. Atlantic Salmon Fishing for Atlantic salmon is huge on the St. Marys River; in fact this spot is [...]

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