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The 10+ Best Fishing Knots for Every Situation

Among the many essential skills that go into successfully catching a fish, one reigns supreme – correctly tying the right type of knot. Although countless knots can be used for fishing, there are just a handful every angler should know, whether you’re a true beginner or a seasoned vet. Because tying a proper knot is …

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Trout Fishing 101: Everything You Need To Know To Get Started

Trout fishing is an amazing hobby that combines the tranquility of nature with the challenge of the hunt.  Whether you’re hoping to pull in some delicious trout to cook up for your family or trying to snag a massive trophy fish you can brag about for years, trout fishing is a great opportunity to get …

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Striped Bass: Identifying, Catching, and Cooking

Look back to the period of Colonialism and you’ll see that, even then, striped bass were a staple in the fishing game.  This popular fish has been sought-after for centuries for its delicious flavor and abundance across the US. But, many don’t actually know much about this fish beyond that it’s a great catch.  In …

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Palomino Trout: How To Catch, Prepare, and Enjoy These Amazing Fish

A Palomino Trout is a type of trout that lives in the Pacific Northwest. They are typically found near lowland streams but can be found anywhere throughout their habitat. A Palomino Trout has a brilliant gold body with black spots and red fins. These fish grow to be about 10 inches long on average, but …

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Chumming

Chumming is the practice of luring animals, usually fish or sharks, by throwing “chum” into the water. Chum often consists of fish parts and blood, which attract fish, particularly sharks due to their keen sense of smell. Chumming is illegal in some parts of the world, such as Alabama, because of the danger it can pose by conditioning …

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Hooks

A fish hook, or fishhook, is a device for catching fish either by impaling them in the mouth or, more rarely, by snagging the body of the fish. Fish hooks have been employed for centuries by fishermen to catch fresh and saltwater fish. Fish hooks are normally attached to some form of line or lure device which …

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Sinkers

A fishing sinker or knoch is a weight used in conjunction with a fishing lure or hook to increase its rate of sink, anchoring ability, and/or casting distance. Fishing sinkers may be as small as 1/32 of an ounce for applications in shallow water, and even smaller for fly fishing applications, or as large as several pounds or considerably …

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