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Evening Secret Blog – Fly Fishing Rods

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In fly fishing, just like in any form of fishing, the rod that the fisher uses is vitally important. The rods that are used are significantly different from those used in live bait fishing. Fly fishing rods are long and light and combined with heavy lines that provide the casting weight.

Fly fishing rods have quite a noticeable length, between 2m (6 feet) and 4m (14 feet). The material from which they are built varies. Years ago they were made out of a certain type of bamboo, but now they are…


Pair plead guilty in Lake Koshkonong fish kill – Superior Telegram

Pair plead guilty in Lake Koshkonong fish kill
Superior Telegram
Steven Kallenbach, 54, of Stoddard and John Bruring, 47, of La Crosse were fined $15477 each for killing an estimated 645 walleye and white bass in September. The two originally were charged with felony possession of illegal fish, but the charges were

Warmer weather should bring fish back for holiday – Danbury News Times

Warmer weather should bring fish back for holiday
Danbury News Times
It was slow this week on the river with the occasional walleye taken from either side of the foot bridge behind the Boys and Girls Club. Anglers fishing off the pier on the lake side had some luck catching walleye while fishing with leeches and crank
Fishing reportThe Coloradoan
CDOW weekly fishing report — June 28, 2011Grand Junction Sentinel
Warm weather should bring in fishTraverse City Record Eagle

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Windsor man’s fishing team wins title – The Coloradoan

Windsor man's fishing team wins title
The Coloradoan
Scott Busteed of Windsor and David Harmon of Omaha, Neb., took first place last weekend in a major walleye fishing contest. Busteed, who grew up in Fort Collins, and Harmon had a two-day total of nine fish that weighed 33.01 pounds.

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Walleye hooked in places, overall fishing mixed – Battle Creek Enquirer


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Walleye hooked in places, overall fishing mixed
Battle Creek Enquirer
Almost all the boats targeting lake trout caught fish, along with a few kings. All of the fish were of decent size and healthy. Spoons, fly's and cut baits are working well. Walleye fishing is very slow in the river with most fish being taken early in
Jeffrey L. Frischkorn's fishing report for June 24News-Herald.com
FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report for June 24GoErie.com
Fishing is great — if you can get out thereWinnipeg Free Press
Grand Forks Herald –Park Rapids Enterprise –Bemidji Pioneer
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Great Falls area fishing report – Great Falls Tribune

Great Falls area fishing report
Great Falls Tribune
Holter: Rainbow fishing is good for boaters trolling cowbells throughout the reservoir at about 15 to 20 feet deep. Shore fishing for rainbows has been productive at Holter Lake Campground for anglers using worms. Walleye fishing continues to improve
Fishing report: Rivers still highHelena Independent Record

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Walleyes Unlimited (and so was the rain) – Sioux City Journal

Walleyes Unlimited (and so was the rain)
Sioux City Journal
We were meeting Woody Tiggelaar, Sioux Falls, and Rocky Niewenhuis, Corsica, SD, for a couple days of fishing in the walleye-rich waters below the Big Bend Dam on the mighty Missouri River. While walleye fishing was our primary focus, we also wanted to

Fishing report – Quad City Times

Fishing report
Quad City Times
A few walleye have been caught around the wing dams on leeches. * The river catfish are biting on leeches and night crawlers, Nick's Rod and Reel in Davenport reported. All the fish in West Lake have been active, but most of the fish have been on the
Texas Fishing ReportCt Post

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June 30, 2011 at 4:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – 10 Best Brands of Bass Fishing Baits

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There was a time people used to fish using a wooden stick and some string. The bait that was used to catch these creatures were real worms so the individual had to catch a few first before going to the pond or lake.Nowadays, the bait that is used to catch bass is different. Artificial ones have flooded the market and using one or a combination will be able to let the individual catch the maximum limit before calling it a day.Here are some of the best brands of baits in the market, which the pers…


Weekly fishing report for June 10 – News-Herald.com


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Weekly fishing report for June 10
News-Herald.com
Good crappie fishing most everywhere, but especially around the stump field near the Linesville spillway. Lake Erie: Improving walleye fishing on both crankbaits and spoons behind Jet Divers. The fish have been scattered in 19 to 54 feet of water.
Lake Erie fishing can range from good to miserable: Fishing ReportPlain Dealer

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Mid-South Fishing Report for June 17, 2011 – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mid-South Fishing Report for June 17, 2011
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Kentucky Lake: Guide Steve McCadams — (731) 642-0360 — says crappie fishing has been good around structure in 11-15 feet of water. Jigs tipped with minnows and Berkley PowerBait have been working well. Popular jig colors have been white/orange,
Jeffrey L. Frischkorn's fishing report for June 17News-Herald.com
Fishing Report: Cleveland walleye, perch fishing good; inland lakes offer good Plain Dealer
Hunting and fishingThe Spokesman Review (subscription)
GoErie.com
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Freshwater fishing report – The Times and Democrat

Freshwater fishing report
The Times and Democrat
Crappie: Fair. Guide Wendell Wilson reports that crappie fishing is strongest at night in the timber under floating lights. Fish minnows 12-20 feet deep over 40-50 feet of water. There are also reports of some good catches at night under lights around
Fishing ReportBastrop Daily Enterprise
Mississippi Outdoors: June 19, 2011DeSoto Appeal

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Crutcher wins Angler’s Choice Pro/Am – Lake County Record-Bee

Crutcher wins Angler's Choice Pro/Am
Lake County Record-Bee
The best part was I managed to catch a good number of fish on a white crappie jig. Years ago I learned there are few lures as effective on bedded bass as a white crappie jig. When you cast a jig or plastic worm on the bed, the bass normally grabs the
Fishing reportSpringfield News-Leader
Post-Dispatch fishing report for June 17-June 23STLtoday.com
Fishing Report 6-17The Southern
Bakersfield Californian –Peoria Journal Star –San Antonio Express (blog)
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CDOW weekly fishing report — June 28, 2011 – Grand Junction Sentinel

CDOW weekly fishing report — June 28, 2011
Grand Junction Sentinel
Fishing for rainbows reportedly is fair, with reports of fish up to 16 inches in length. Navajo Reservoir—The water temp is 65 degrees. Crappie fishing remains fair with minnows and John Deere-green grubs. Bass fishing is very good along the rocky
FISHING REPORTPueblo Chieftain
Fishing reportThe Coloradoan
VAN ZANT: Lucrative tagged trout not caught at Big BearLong Beach Press-Telegram
Record-Searchlight –San Diego Fishing News –Danbury News Times
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Northern California fishing report – San Jose Mercury News


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Northern California fishing report
San Jose Mercury News
ANDERSON: Bass fishing continues to be quite good. A 9-pounder was caught this week, but most are 1 to 2 pounds. Jigs, drop-shotted worms and dart-head worms get bass. Concentrate on shallows. Crappie fishing is worthwhile, too.
Jim Morris' fishing report for June 23Dayton Daily News
Weather stops fishing, but good for low RezJackson Clarion Ledger
FISHING REPORTPueblo Chieftain
Clovis News Journal –San Diego Fishing News –Press-Enterprise
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June 30, 2011 at 9:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Mombasa-Kenya: A Water sporting, Scuba diving and game fishing haven.

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The Mombasa coastline is a tropical idyll of soft white sands and gentle sea breeze, where the passing of a day is marked by the slow arc of the sun. The pace of life in Mombasa is notably slower, languid, more relaxed and at peace with the world.
Over the years, tour operators have organized beach safaris along the Mombasa coast including scuba diving, big game fishing, jet skiing, wind surfing, parasailing, beach parachuting, swimming with dolphins, coral garden snorkeling among others. A Dive…


Quiet waters of Quetico yield walleye bounty – Bellingham Herald

Quiet waters of Quetico yield walleye bounty
Bellingham Herald
We have come on this traditional early-June trip for this express purpose – to catch fish, primarily walleyes. The fishing is phenomenal in these lightly traveled wilderness lakes accessible only by canoe and portage trails. That's why Scott Neustel,

Walleye hooked in places, overall fishing mixed – Battle Creek Enquirer


Syracuse.com (blog)

Walleye hooked in places, overall fishing mixed
Battle Creek Enquirer
Almost all the boats targeting lake trout caught fish, along with a few kings. All of the fish were of decent size and healthy. Spoons, fly's and cut baits are working well. Walleye fishing is very slow in the river with most fish being taken early in
Jeffrey L. Frischkorn's fishing report for June 24News-Herald.com
FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report for June 24GoErie.com
Fishing is great — if you can get out thereWinnipeg Free Press
Park Rapids Enterprise –Grand Forks Herald –Bemidji Pioneer
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Lake Powell Report — A Whole Lot of Slurpin’ Going On – Salt Lake Tribune (blog)

Lake Powell Report — A Whole Lot of Slurpin' Going On
Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
Walleye are the surprise fish for this time of year. Slow warming has kept walleye active longer than normal. The best way to find walleye is to work the shoreline where brush is evident. Look for the deep slot leading to the cove.

Rivers still high, walleye fishing picking up – Helena Independent Record

Rivers still high, walleye fishing picking up
Helena Independent Record
Shoreline anglers are having success using worms and Power Bait, while boat anglers are picking up fish trolling cranks or cowbells in 20-30 feet of water. Walleye fishing picked up over the past week throughout the reservoir.

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Kiwanis Walleye Tournament in SSM this July 8 to 10 – Sault This Week

Kiwanis Walleye Tournament in SSM this July 8 to 10
Sault This Week
It will boast activities for spectators of all ages as well for the anglers of the Northern Ontario Walleye Trail! There will be face painting for kids, inflatables, fishing simulator and a fishing seminar for children. All of these events are free for
Akaska, South Dakota to Host the 2011 AIM International Walleye Championship™WalleyeFIRST
JJ Keller Foundation Gives Back to the Dubuque Area.FishingWorld.com

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June 30, 2011 at 4:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Planning a Fishing Vacation

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When planning for a fishing vacation the first thing you have to know is what type of fishing would you like to do. There are so many different types from fly fishing to deep sea fishing to lake fishing that it is hard choose from, especially from the avoid angler. If you care more for the location than the type of fish than pick a place you would like to go and see if those places have fishing nearby, which they probably do.
* Check the local State laws to determine whether fishing is permitte…


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June 29, 2011 at 9:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Tips For Choosing A Location For A Fishing Vacation

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If you have the shirt or the bumper sticker that says ?I?d rather be fishing!?, then you have probably taken a fishing vacation recently. I have been on many fishing vacations that just did not turn out as I had planned. Sometimes the vacation did not turn out well because of the lodging, sometimes it was the lack of fish, sometimes it was the amount of people at the location, and sometimes it turned out badly because there was a lack of facilities for my boat. For whatever reason your fishing v…


Classifieds – Selling: Consumer to Consumer • Re: stick baits For Sale for Walleye or Brown Trout

Questions About Trout & Salmon Trolling? • Re: Your Rods ” bow ” When Trolling

Questions About Trout & Salmon Trolling? • Re: Your Rods ” bow ” When Trolling

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June 28, 2011 at 6:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – History of Fly Fishing for Trout

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Fly Fishing for Trout
I decided to start a blog on fishing because I enjoy fishing. I
have tried some fly fishing, but have always gone back to the
regular rod and reel. I haave fished in lakes, rivers, and
streams. The area I fished in the most was lakes.
The majority of the places were in Alaska, when I lived there. In
fact most of the time the fish I caught were thrown back again. I
fished more for the sport than anything else.
I moved to Oregon where I still fished, but not as often. T…



Purpose of Fishing Rod Holders Fishing is a sport designed for relaxation. It is where fish lovers pride themselves of the fish caught while celebrating it with friends and family. The rod holder is a fishing tool that allows fishermen to multi-task easily. It was invented because fishing requires the use of both hands in the whole process of luring, hook clearing and removing the fish from the hooks. With all these tasks, letting go of the pole is difficult. The fishing rod holder was intende…

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June 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Alaska King Salmon Fishing

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The King Salmon is correctly referred to as Chinook, but others call it Tyee, Chub, Hook Bill (for males), Winter Salmon, and Blackmouth. It is an anadromous fish, meaning it makes regular migrations whether daily or annual with distance ranging from several meters to a thousand. The king salmon typically have blue green hue with silvery sides. From juvenile and entering the ocean habitat it changes hues, first from dark blotched green then to dark blue green. But how did the King Salmon earned …


Mississippi Outdoors: June 26, 2011 – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mississippi Outdoors: June 26, 2011
Memphis Commercial Appeal
However, some good catches of blue (white river) catfish from 5 to 20 pounds have been made recently fishing crickets in the evenings to reduce by catch of gar. Sardis (662-563-4571) — Several folks have been catfishing in the river near the new Miss.

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Lake Jennings Fish Report – San Diego Fishing News


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Lake Jennings Fish Report
San Diego Fishing News
There is some weed growth into 30 ft. of water. Texas rigged or Carolina rigged baits dragged close to the bottom may pick up feeding fish but the majority are suspended. The Lake Jennings Free Fishing University will be teaching cat fishing .
Fish report for June 23Press-Enterprise
Is that a girl trout or a boy trout?Rocklin Placer Herald

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Kan. man snags huge catfish with invention – San Francisco Chronicle

Kan. man snags huge catfish with invention
San Francisco Chronicle
But it was going to be a night of serious catfishing. About every stump or flooded tree within sight was already rigged with one of the limb-line devices that Green makes — a product called the Topcat. The weathered trees jutting out of the water

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Mid-South Fishing Report for June 24, 2011 – Memphis Commercial Appeal


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Mid-South Fishing Report for June 24, 2011
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Catfishing is still excellent around wooden structure with nightcrawlers and Strike King Dynamite in the catalpa flavor. Kentucky Lake: Guide Steve McCadams (731-642-0360) says good numbers of crappie are being caught around man-made structure in 11-15
Jeffrey L. Frischkorn's fishing report for June 24News-Herald.com
Don't overlook importance of polarized sunglassesManteca Bulletin

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Sutton’s knows all about catfish – Polaskinews.net

Sutton's knows all about catfish
Polaskinews.net
Sutton has caught catfish since boyhood. He's caught them in Arkansas, other states and several foreign locales like Brazil, Mexico and Canada. He knows catfish so he writes about them and in recent times has given a number of seminars to

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Set Line Catfishing – Salina.com

Set Line Catfishing
Salina.com
But, there are other methods for taking big catfish and some of those even work despite high water. Summer is here as it officially started on Tuesday. I think spring was summer part of the time this year as we have already had a few days well over 100

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June 28, 2011 at 8:00 am

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