How to Fish at Night from a Belly Boat

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The secret weapon to catching summertime bass, panfish, and catfish? A float tube. Fishing from a float tube under the summer stars puts you on the water when the fish are most active and your competition is tucked safely in the sack. But float smart. Stick to waters that are closed to boat traffic, or […]
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The Essential Guide to Catching and Keeping Freshwater Live Bait

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Whether in fresh or saltwater, rare are the days when artificial lures will take more or bigger fish than live bait. For many, however, the big issue with live bait is cost and the ability to keep it alive from the point of purchase to the location of use. There’s nothing worse than spending your […]
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Fly Fishing Tricks To Catch More Smallmouth Bass

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Hook and land bronzebacks on the fly with these Wild West lessons I live in one of the most trout-rich states. Idaho is chock-full of blue-ribbon waters, and fly anglers descend upon them ­every spring. I like to target trout as much as the next guy, but I can only dodge drift boats and outrun […]
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How Reading Trout Water Enhances Your Skillset In The Outdoors

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Because the intricacies of a stream can tell you more that just where the fish are Clapotis. That is the word I’ve been trying to scrape off the tip of my tongue for an hour, and it comes back to me as I cast a Purple Haze dry fly along a rock-walled stretch of Montana’s […]
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Fish & Fly

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Want to take your fly-fishing to a new level?  How about hopping on a seaplane, flying down to the South Sound, and chasing sea run cutthroat?  Orvis offers monthly floatplane fly-fishing trips.  It’s a unique experience offering anglers a “trip of a lifetime in a single day.”  The plane can take them to areas that […]
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Tips For Bass Fishing In Winter

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By the time pumpkin-spice salsa and mayonnaise are back in stores, I’m losing my appetite for smallmouths. I love them dearly, but I spend so many days targeting them in spring and summer that when the temperature starts to drop here in the Northeast, I’d rather don long undies for stripers, pike, and steelhead. I’ve […]
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