How to Fish for Carp

In the United States, carp aren’t exactly a highly sought after game fish. In fact, they’re typically seen as a pest in the bodies of water they live in. Introduced in the U.S. from Europe and Asia, their hearty nature and persistence have given them something of a bad reputation. Anglers typically avoid going after …

4 Baits for Early Spring Bass

Fishing for bass in the early Spring is tricky for many anglers. Though the air is warming up – a welcome change for most – the water generally remains pretty cold for the earlier Spring months. It’s a time of transition in the weather and, therefore, that transition should be reflected in your fishing technique. …

How to Avoid Losing Fish

Just about every avid fisherman has a story about the one that got away. Inevitably, the story always involves hooking the fish of a lifetime and losing it to uncontrollable circumstances. These stories, without a doubt, are heartbreaking to those who love to fish. But they don’t have to come from you. For as many …

How to Fish in Cold Water

Cold water fishing, despite its challenging nature, is often a very rewarding activity for the fishermen willing to brave the cold. On wintry waters, you can expect frozen fingers, icy line, and bitter winds. But with the right techniques and a little patience, you can also expect a better chance at catching real lunkers. In …