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April 18, 2017
fishing on an outboard boat

Can Fish Hear Your Outboard? But, Does it Matter?

The simple answer to both of these questions is yes. But, there’s so much more to this story… The other day I got into a somewhat […]
August 2, 2016
boat handling

Boat Handling that will Help You Catch More Fish Offshore

Most inshore anglers realize that boat handling plays a key role in how successful they are at catching fish. Positioning the boat for casting, noises created […]
May 24, 2016
fishfinder

Differentiating Fish with Your Fishfinder

Finding fish with your fishfinder is one thing; differentiating between them is an entirely different task. Why should you care? Because it’s exceedingly difficult to pull […]
December 15, 2015
saltwater tales

Saltwater Tales: A Worthy Read

How many times have I clogged up this blog with a book review? Um… never. And truth be told, that’s because it’s pretty dang rare I […]
June 2, 2015
fish lateral line

Why We’re Spooking Fish (With our Boats)

Here’s a very, very important illustration, which shows how we spook the heck out of fish with our boats. This is a representation of a fish’s […]
March 31, 2015
miss islamorada

Go Fishing on a Head Boat (No, really!)

Fishing on a head boat is cramped, difficult, rife with tangles, and rarely as productive as fishing from your own boat. It’s also an awesome reminder […]
March 10, 2015
bait

Bait Blunders – Don’t Do This!

I love bait. The smell of chum, the feeling of oily bunker, and the sight of wiggling bloodworms get me all charged up. But fishing from […]
September 9, 2014
trolling

Five Tips for Trolling

Trolling is an effective way to catch fish, but it could be a lot more effective for a lot of anglers. Why? Because it isn’t quite […]
December 26, 2012

360 degree fish finder? (video)

Want to see fish in a range of 360 degrees? It’s possible now thanks to the latest innovation from Humminbird.
July 25, 2012

Chumming for bank fishermen

Most anglers associate chumming with offshore fishing, but it can do wonders for land-bound anglers. By simply taking a fish basket or a commercially sold chum […]

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