20 Best Fishing Tips (Part II)

In the post 20 Best Fishing Tips (Part I), I have given you 10 tips for fishing. In this article, we together find out 10 remaining tips.


Backlashes are a fact of life when using level wind reels. And today’s smaller reel designs leave no room for fingers to pick them out. But there is a way. Many anglers carry a Swiss Army knife, most of which have a fingernail file. Use a tempered file to cut a “V” notch in the knife file’sdepthfinder tip. It will reach into that tangled mess, engage each loop, and unsnarl the worst of backlashes.


For fishermen who can’t afford, or don’t care to bother with, a best fish finder – electronic depthfinder there is a no-cost way to check depth. Choose a sinking lure and suspend it beside you at water level with your thumb and forefinger. Release the lure, count “one-thousand-one” and stop the lure. Measure the length of line used–say it’s 18 inches. You now know that lure sinks 1 1/2 feet each second. So when you cast against a shore, you count until the line goes slack and calculate the depth by how many seconds it took…times 18 inches.

For fishermen who like to use modern technology or enjoy fishing time, a fish finder is a tool that cannot be miss in your fishing box. Hummingbird, Lowrance, Garmin or even small portable fish finder can help you find fish in the deep sea.

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Why Fishing Tackle Requires Great Care

Are you tired of buying new fishing tackle every other time? Have you been wondering exactly what you should do to make your fishing gear last for long? There is no magic that you need to perform on your tackle. You have to understand that fishing gear and any other type of equipment will only last if proper maintenance is carried out. This is the secret of making your fishing tackle last long.


Many fishermen don’t love carrying out regular rod and reel maintenance and as a result, they end up spending a lot of money unnecessarily the moment they have to buy other set of equipment. It is also heartbreaking for fishing equipment to fail during fishing. The simple art of carrying out gear maintenance can save you all these problems and you will avoid wasting fishing time. Remember fishing gear is an investment that is supposed to bring you maximum returns. That won’t be possible if great care is not taken on it. Continue reading “Why Fishing Tackle Requires Great Care” »

5 Tips for Bank Fishing


Bank fishing is one of the most popular ways to fish. Not having a boat doesn’t need to stop you from getting out and enjoying the fishing season. Bank fishing is defined as fishing from where the land meets the water. Rock fishing is the same as … [Continue reading]