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How to Put a Live Mullet on a Hook

How to Put a Live Mullet on a Hook

The mullet is a small, abundant saltwater baitfish. Mullet are used as bait in dead and live forms. Attaching the live mullet to a hook requires attention to the position of the hook. Poor hook position decreases the overall lifespan of the bait and requires regular bait replacement. A well-position......[Read More]
How to Use Shimano Baitcast Reels

How to Use Shimano Baitcast Reels

Shimano's fishing branch produces a range of fishing gear, including the company's line of baitcasting reels. Baitcasting reels are designed for small- to mid-sized sport fish such as bass, crappie all the way up to steelhead or stripers. Baitcasting reels use a thumb activated casting bail that all......[Read More]
Fishing Near Williams, AZ

Fishing Near Williams, AZ

Located in north central Arizona's Coconino County in the Kaibab National Forest, the city of Williams is approximately 38 miles northwest of Flagstaff and just south of the Grand Canyon. Known as the “Gateway to the Grand Canyon” since the turn of the 20th century, Williams is home to v......[Read More]
How to Make a Squid Jig Heavier

How to Make a Squid Jig Heavier

The depth and type of squid jig you use depends on which species you are fishing. Jigs are used to hook fish and other water animals. To use one, a fisherman lowers the jig into the water and jigs the lure up and down by raising the rod and lowering it repeatedly. Squid are usually in the deep sea b......[Read More]
How to Cut Seashells

How to Cut Seashells

Seashells are often used to make attractive homemade jewelry, such as bracelets, necklaces and charms to pin on garments, and they come in a range of colors, shapes and sizes. Although collecting shells is easy, drilling sea shells can be difficult and can cause them to shatter if not done correctly......[Read More]
Javelina Hunting in the State of Texas

Javelina Hunting in the State of Texas

In Texas, javelina hunting is available on more than 1 million acres of public land. Many Texans purchase an Annual Public Hunting Permit, which is available from Texas Parks and Wildlife.......[Read More]
How to Display Antiques at Home

How to Display Antiques at Home

The look of your home is an extension of you we are. Whether you display your favorite collection or focus on high-tech gadgetry to decorate your living space, you tell visitors something about who you are by the things you display. It is possible to display certain antiques in your home without mak......[Read More]
How to Keep Poinsettias Alive When the Leaves All Fall Off

How to Keep Poinsettias Alive When the Leaves All Fall Off

Poinsettias flood the market during the winter holidays, claiming the title of best-selling potted flowering plant. These plants produce brightly colored bracts -- modified leaves -- that turn red, pink or white during the holiday season. Color is initiated by exposing the plants to complete darknes......[Read More]
Alaska Guided Fishing – Things You Must Ask Before Choosing A Guided Fishing Trip

Alaska Guided Fishing – Things You Must Ask Before Choosing A Guided Fishing Trip

Fishing can be considered as among the underrated in different ways. First, people may not really find this as exciting as other outdoor activities. Second, doing this may not give them the benefits in terms ... ......[Read More]
How to Make Skeleton Marionettes

How to Make Skeleton Marionettes

Marionettes are puppets made by stringing limbs of a doll to wooden dowels that you use to manipulate movement. For Day of the Dead and Halloween celebrations, people sometimes make skeleton puppets to play with and to use as decorations. To make a skeleton marionette, you only need simple materials......[Read More]
How to Tie Mayfly Tails

How to Tie Mayfly Tails

Mayflies hatch on lakes and rivers in large numbers; the insect is a favorite food for trout. Numerous dry fly patterns are created to match mayflies. A mayfly has large upright wings, and a long, stiff forked-tail that extends from the rear of its abdomen.......[Read More]
How to Check Wear and Tear on Fishing Pole Guides

How to Check Wear and Tear on Fishing Pole Guides

The metal loops that run the length of a fishing rod are called guides and, with extensive use, these guides wear out. A worn-out guide can develop an abrasive surface that gradually compromises the structural integrity of your fishing line every time you reel in. If your line becomes weak enough, c......[Read More]
Types of Live Bait Minnows in Bait Shops

Types of Live Bait Minnows in Bait Shops

Live bait provides an authentic look and smell that is unparallelled by even the most realistic lures. One of the most popular types of freshwater live bait is the minnow and your local bait shop is likely to offer several different types. Choosing the right minnow in the bait shop may make all the......[Read More]
How Do I Even My Fish Experience in RuneScape?

How Do I Even My Fish Experience in RuneScape?

Many players of the massively multiplayer online roleplay game (MMORPG) "RuneScape" like to raise their fishing level to even it out with their higher level skills. Fishing can seem like a tedious skill, but there are ways to make it more interesting and speed up your training. The higher your fishi......[Read More]
How to Tie Crayfish Flies

How to Tie Crayfish Flies

Crayfish are small crustaceans found along river beds, inland lakes or in Southern bayou waters. Crayfish, like most underwater crustaceans, propel themselves backwards through the water as they squirt water from the mouths, much like a jet engine. When tying a fly for fishing, the crayfish pattern ......[Read More]
Flounder Fishing in Margate, New Jersey

Flounder Fishing in Margate, New Jersey

Summer flounder, also known as fluke, season opens at the end of May and closes in September around Labor Day every year. Margate, or Margate City, N.J., is located on the far east coast with flounder fishing available in both the back bays and the Atlantic Ocean. Fishing can be done solo or on a p......[Read More]
Fish Deaths & Low PH Levels

Fish Deaths & Low PH Levels

Acidic water can directly kill fish or weaken them to the point where they cannot compete for food. Acidic water also disrupts natural ecosystems by destroying food sources.......[Read More]
Pond Fishing Technique

Pond Fishing Technique

Pond fishing presents some unique challenges. Fish in still water are harder to locate and an angler is left without the assistance of water currents to impart motion on his lure. Fish in moving water remain stationed at a location where the current brings food to them. In contrast, fish in still wa......[Read More]
How to Make an Ice Fishing Shelter

How to Make an Ice Fishing Shelter

Ice fishing on a frozen lake or pond during the winter is done out in the open or in the comfort of an ice fishing shelter or a shanty. These types of shelters can be purchased as a prefabricated structure, or you can save money and build your own ice fishing shelter. In order to complete this proje......[Read More]
How to Sidearm Cast in Fly-Fishing

How to Sidearm Cast in Fly-Fishing

Sometimes the fishing conditions don't allow you all the space you need to do a traditional fly-fishing cast. The sidearm cast is good for situations when you don't have as much room overhead but have more room side-to-side. The technique works well from the bank, and will help you avoid catching yo......[Read More]