A couple of years back I was fishing in Florida and I had a fishing scent / attractant with me that I had thrown together from some ideas I got from fishing magazines. The scent was very roughly put together, it was in a mason jar, had chunks of garlic and meat, and smelled something awful. However, I could not but help notice how effective it was while fishing. I was fishing off the pier at Coco Beach, Florida and I was pulling in two fish to everyone else’s one. (Mostly s
Spring Walleye Fishing As the ice melts, walleye will start moving towards shallow water in the spring as they get ready to spawn. Reproduction is their main motivation during this time of year. Bulrush beds on shallow points and reefs will hold many fish throughout the spring. Gravel shorelines will also hold many walleye and sauger in the spring. Gravel shorelines exposed to wind will hold more fish than gravel shorelines that are calm. Don’t forget to fish in and ar
Broadly speaking bass fishing patterns are, and this is my definition so others may vary: "repetitious bass behaviors during a specific period of time, be it hours, a day or several days, throughout a specific body of water". "Seasonal patterns", wherein bass tend to engage in certain instinctive behaviors at certain times of the year, triggered by changes in water temperature and number of daylight hours, are the broadest bass fishing patterns. These are the "major" movement
1 To improve angling success, consider how fish see and eat.
2 Lure colors that are visible to fish change with increasing water depths.
3 Bright colors look drab to a fish if presented in deep water.
4 In clear water, longer color wavelengths (like red) are visible in the shallows and shorter wavelengths (like blue) are visible in the depths.
5 On clear days, light penetrates deeper into the water than on cloudy days or at twilight.
6 Cloudy or
Read this article and you may never look at your flies the same way again. IS COLOR IMPORTANT? This is a serious question for fly tiers and fly fishermen to ask. Some anglers maintain that the choice of color is critical, while others say it is not important. Scientifically speaking, there is evidence to suggest that both points of view may be correct. There is good evidence that picking the appropriate color or colors will, under certain conditions, improve your chances of a