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Evening Secret Blog – Choosing The Perfect Guide On Your Fishing Trip

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“Do I really need a guide?” is usually one of the first questions asked from anglers going on their first fishing trip. It’s impossible to accurately answer that question with a “yes” or a “no”, but we can give you the information you need to know to answer the question by yourself.

Guides can be worth having as long as you know exactly what you’re getting. For example, most people don’t realize hiring a guide is no guarantee you’re going to catch a trophy fish. The guide will take you to the …


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January 31, 2012 at 10:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Deep Sea Fishing For Hake In Maine

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Hake come in a variety of forms, including red, white, silver and long fin, and many of these species can be found off the coast of Maine. Certain species are stocked, including the red hake, which is found most commonly in the Georges Bank and Gulf of Maine regions. Though a close relative of cod and haddock, the hake bears little physical resemblance and is not considered to be as good a table fish by anglers. Hake is fairly common off the coast of Maine, and as a result is a frequent target f…


Plant closing may help Lake Erie’s fish – Fremont News Messenger


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Plant closing may help Lake Erie's fish
Fremont News Messenger
Environmental groups have said for years that the fish kills have contributed to declining levels of both yellow perch and walleye, two prized fish that draw anglers from around the Midwest. The groups have tried to force the plant's owner, Akron-based
Power plant's demise means promising future for fishnorthwestohio.com
Lake Erie fish population could grow as power plant closesChronicle-Telegram

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DNR sweep of lake nets scores of violators – Pioneer Press

DNR sweep of lake nets scores of violators
Pioneer Press
By Dave Orrick Conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently swept through Lake of the Woods, revealing an eye-opening number of violations among walleye fishermen. From Jan. 20 to Jan. 23, officers working the

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Vt. House makes brook trout, walleye state fish – NECN

Vt. House makes brook trout, walleye state fish
NECN
The bill, which won final House approval on Friday, would make the brook trout the state's cold-water fish and the walleye pike Vermont's warm-water fish. Rep. Robert Lewis, a Derby Republican, introduced the bill. He says Vermont's icy streams are
House Makes Brook Trout, Walleye State FishVermont Public Radio

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Fishing technology specialist and walleye pro to hold workshop in Ohio – Farm and Dairy

Fishing technology specialist and walleye pro to hold workshop in Ohio
Farm and Dairy
by Mike Tontimonia Past Michigan walleye pro and now full-time walleye fishing educator Lance Valentine is coming to Ohio and calling class to order next weekend. His popular class, titled Walleye Fishing 101, will be offered Feb. 4 at Ravenna Marine.

Scott Martin, Bass Pro, Talks Fishing at NPAA Conferenc – MuskieFIRST

Scott Martin, Bass Pro, Talks Fishing at NPAA Conferenc
MuskieFIRST
He compared the fishing industry of 20 years ago to today, and said back then maybe only 50 bass anglers "got it," and he expected in the walleye world, it was less. "Today is different, hundreds get it," he said. "But, there are not 200 more sponsors,

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Fish report: Ice iffy because of temperature changes, DNR says – Battle Creek Enquirer

Fish report: Ice iffy because of temperature changes, DNR says
Battle Creek Enquirer
Had ice off Jerry's Marina where anglers caught walleye and perch or speared northern pike. Some of the walleye were sub-legal and some of the perch were small as well, but a few nice fish were also caught. There was perch fishing in 2 to 3 feet of
Fishing report: Jan. 27Cannon Connections
FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report, Jan. 27GoErie.com

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January 31, 2012 at 4:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – 5 Useful Trout Fishing TIps

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In fishing, trout are one of the favorite “fishing friends” of most anglers. These crafty fish are abundant anywhere. The native habitat of these crafty fish depends on the type of trout.
For brook trout, the native habitat includes the territory from Labrador westward to the Saskatchewan, while the rainbow trout is a native of the Pacific slope from Alaska to California.
On the other hand, brown trout has found its way into the waters of every state in the United States except Florida, Arkans…


Fishing Report
The Key Lime Pie, Vegas, Blue Thunder and Black/pink colors are working best. Catfishing is good on cut shad and cold worms while bass are fair. LAKE ST. JOHN — The lake is rising slowly and fishing is rather slow. A few crappie and catfish have been

Cartersville woman celebrates 100th birthday
Besides her church, Canty also loves fishing and cooking. According to Kent Summey, she went catfishing at Dellinger Park last August, starting before 7 a.m. “She loves to fish,” he said. When asked if she caught anything, Canty said, “Yeah!” “She always

Arkansas weekly fishing report
Bass are biting well on Rat-L-Traps and Alabama rigs. Catfishing is excellent on yo-yos baited with minnows. Dan at Gold Creek Landing (501-607-0590) had no new report. As of Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports the lake’s elevation at 460

Scott: Tackling tackle box selection
That’s why my bank-walking catfishing “tackle box” is a five-gallon bucket with a padded lid that holds not only a small plastic box of hooks and weights but also a bottle of water, several kinds of bait and a burlap sack “live well.” There are

Top Rod catchin’ catfish for next director’s meeting
Top Rod Big Bass Classic founder Elvis Jeanminette of Grand Marais, who has scheduled a meeting of the directors for 6 p.m. Wednesday at Iberia Outboard and Marine on U.S. 90, is so anxious he went catfishing Saturday with his older brother Felix

Chunky cat sets Calaveras record
“I’ve been out with Manny two or three times fishing for big reds, but this was my first time catfishing,” Skipper said. “We were catching big cats left and right — more than enough for a little fish fry.” Randy Myers, a fisheries

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January 31, 2012 at 4:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Fly Fishing Yellow Breeches – History Of Excellence

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Located in Boiling Springs Pennsylvania is perhaps one of North Americas finest fly-fishing shops, Fly-Fishing Yellow Breeches is clearly a cut above your normal everyday run of the mill fishing and tackle shop. Fly-fishing yellow breeches offers their customers much in the way of products and services that are second to none, from a great pro shop, to books and videos all the way down to crafts this store has it all.
These breeches are what is known as a classic fly fishing shop, they carry th…


Friday Evening Recruitment Update
Apparently it was supposed to be a secret, but then he posted something on his Facebook Except for the part where then he did actually decide to go to Auburn this evening, after discussing it with Johnson and trying to decide all afternoon.

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January 30, 2012 at 11:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Fishing Rods – What Type Do I Need?

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Choosing the correct fishing rod for your favorite fishing situations can be a fairly difficult task. There are all kinds of things written on the fishing rod itself, and all of them have a different “feel”. I’m going to attempt to clear up some of the confusion for you. I’ve seen many anglers that have one fishing rod that they use for all of their fishing. This is a mistake and a sure fire sign that said angler doesn’t catch many fish. I’m not suggesting that you should have a locker ful…



The Río Dorado Lodge is the only Government rated four star Lodge in Junín de los Andes area. It is constructed in the architectural style of Patagonia. The native stone and log construction gives cozy warmth to the rooms, the main lodge, the fly shop and the traditional Quincho. The Rio Dorado Lodge is now listed with AmericanFlyFishingVacations’ website. – The Río Dorado Lodge is the only Government rated four star Lodge in Junín de los An…

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January 30, 2012 at 4:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Largemouth Bass Fishing

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Bass are the most sought out game fish. Its appeal spans cultures, age groups and genders. Bass fishing is the heart of a lot of anglers everywhere. If you look at Nascar and you can see just how popular Bass fishing is among the drives.Bass are so aggressive and have so much agility they can chase down and catch most of their favorite foods. When Bass are feeding they are most easily caught but a Bass fisherman or women can entice a Bass to strike an anglers bait for reasons other than hunger. …



Some people like to fly fish from their canoe. But there are advantages and disadvantages to this unusual combinations of activities. People usually fly fish from land, standing still in water or from a larger boat. Fly fishing from a canoe may seem crazy at first, but there are many advantages to be had. There are also disadvantages, but after you overcome them, you are sure to have a wonderful fishing adventure. Disadvantages You will have to overcome some disadvantages before you even try to …

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January 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Notes on Florida Bass Fishing

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Florida bass fishing has always offered anglers an excellent balance of challenge versus reward. As bass fishing becomes increasingly popular in general, Florida bass fishing in particular is growing in popularity, especially because as colder weather shuts down all but ice fishing in other parts of the country, Florida?s weather allows the fishing season to continue even into December and January. While the beautiful winter weather is a definite plus, Florida bass fishing is unlike fishing in…



The geographical layout and location of the Florida Keys provide anglers with many fishing opportunities. With the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Bay on the North side and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, it’s no wonder so many fishing enthusiasts flock to the Keys each year to pursue a dream of a permit on fly or to catch some fresh fish for dinner. The Florida Keys chain of islands flow south and west from the Miami area of Florida. The waters surrounding the islands provide many types of habitat …

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January 29, 2012 at 9:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Hawaii Fishing

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When most people think of Hawaii, they think of sandy beaches, tans, and surfing. When some people think of Hawaii, they think of fishing. By the way, the latter rather than the former are my type of people. Hawaii fishing has a ton of wonderful things to offer and some of the most picturesque scenery that you’ll find anywhere on earth. People think of Hawaii as paradise, and rightly so, they should also think of it as a fishing paradise. Hawaii fishing has something for everyone.Hawaii fis…


Friday Evening Recruitment Update
Apparently it was supposed to be a secret, but then he posted something on his Facebook Except for the part where then he did actually decide to go to Auburn this evening, after discussing it with Johnson and trying to decide all afternoon.

Coldplay, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Mumford & Sons, Russell Brand, Reggie Watts, and Many More t
Returning to mark Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary, the Secret Policeman’s Ball this year is set to be bigger than ever as some of the world’s best comedians and musicians team up for an evening of original, cutting edge entertainment. About Free

Startup Secret No. 20: Easy money, it ain’t
I was hoping for something a bit more specific, but I can dig it. Later that evening, I found myself talking with Matt Rogers, the founder of Nest. Got any good secrets? I asked. “Yeah,” he said to me, with a sidelong glance. “It’s much harder

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January 28, 2012 at 7:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Carp Fishing Bait Secrets – The Drugging Power Of Plant Extracts

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When you think of fishing baits often meats and proteins come to mind. Worms and liver for example have their place, but what can you think of that can actually multiply the performance and catch rates of these baits? Why not turn your bait into a ?drug!? Some of the most important health providing and ?recreational? drugs originally have plant origins although these days, many are ?cloned? or copied using synthetic chemicals. Even the most basic of whole plant product baits like sweetcorn, maiz…


Brown, Lane Lead Lake Toho Bass Fishing Tournament – BassResource.com (press release)

Brown, Lane Lead Lake Toho Bass Fishing Tournament
BassResource.com (press release)
Bobby Lane of Florida and Gerald Brown of Oklahoma weighed 23.20 pounds Friday to jump into the lead of the PAA Tour Team Challenge bass fishing tournament on Lake Toho. Brown and Lane brought in another double-digit lunker – at 10.02 pounds – to

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Paducah native, bass fishing expert to teach class – WPSD Local 6

Paducah native, bass fishing expert to teach class
WPSD Local 6
PADUCAH – Paducah native Mark Menendez–a three-time BassMaster champion with career earnings of more than one million dollars–will share his bass fishing secrets in a three-week class at West Kentucky Community and Technical College beginning
Bass Weekend Coming to West KentuckyWired2Fish
Two Professional Fishing Celebrities Highlight The Big Outdoors Show in PaducahSurfKY News
BASS restricts use of Alabama RigLexington Dispatch

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Morgenthaler, Browne Surge Into Lead on Toho – Wired2Fish


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Morgenthaler, Browne Surge Into Lead on Toho
Wired2Fish
Browne and Morgenthaler grabbed the lead Thursday of the Bass Pro Shops PAA Tour Team Challenge with a five-bass limit weighing 31.89 pounds. Among their catch were 7.98- and 8.41-pounders, all caught in an area they slipped into on the final day of
Morgenthaler, Brown Lead Lake Toho Bass Fishing TournamentBassResource.com (press release)

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Bass fishing is excellent below Nickajack Dam – The Daily News Journal

Bass fishing is excellent below Nickajack Dam
The Daily News Journal
Another fishing hot spot has come to light. Did you know that below Nickajack Dam there is some of the best bass fishing around in our area? On a recent fishing trip to Nickajack, Doug Markham and his fishing companion Rick McFarin came in with a

Winter Smallmouth Bass Fishing in MN – Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)


Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

Winter Smallmouth Bass Fishing in MN
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
And I caught a few fearsome smallmouth bass off of these rocks. I love rocks. I was very fortunate this day to get out with a friend and fellow BASS Member, Dan, for a morning of great bass fishing. I sought Dan's guidance, as he has spent much more

Opinions On Curado D Series Reels. – BassResource.com (press release)

Opinions On Curado D Series Reels.
BassResource.com (press release)
I'm starting to get back into bass fishing seriously and need some info now that I've been out of the game for a while. I'm wanting to put together a fleet of Curado 100D's to be my mainstay reels, simply because I love the idea of a souped-up Curado B

The Big Snake of Bass Fishing Rods – Wired2Fish


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The Big Snake of Bass Fishing Rods
Wired2Fish
The rod is very sensitive and was very comfortable to fish all day. That can be a huge advantage when jerking all day trying to coax weary winter bass into falling for a jerkbait mimic dying forage. The rod spared no expense in design, formulation,

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January 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Effects of Lake Turnover on Fishing

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Lake turnover is an interesting phenomenon typical of most lakes that experience winter ice-over conditions. The best fly fishing lakes in the Kamloops area are no exception.There are two times during the year that small lakes experience “turnover”, in the spring and in the fall. In most cases, it’s the spring turnover that is of most interest to the fly fishermen who are dying to get going with their season.So what is Lake Turnover? Lake turnover usually occurs 1-2 weeks after the ice comes off…


Three pike fly fishing secrets
Fly fishing is a technique that’s growing in popularity as more anglers are learning the benefits it has to offer. It’s an effective way to fish and it’s very exciting when you hook a pike on the end of a fly rod. When fly fishing for this species, it’s important to choose the right type […]

Get Your Boat Ready for Fishing in 10 Steps
Is your boat ready for fishing season? Here are 10 steps to check off before you hook your boat up to the hitch.

Four fishing tips for walleye ice fishing
Many anglers hang up their fishing gear when the cold weather sets in but if you’re not ready to hang up your rods just because it’s cold outside, ice fishing is for you. Walleye ice fishing can be some of the most exciting you’ve ever had the pleasure of doing and with all the modern […]

I live in Arkansas close to the Arkansas River and have never fished in a river before. I am use to pond fishing with worms. What type of line, hooks
I live in Arkansas close to the Arkansas River and have never fished in a river before. I am use to pond fishing with worms. What type of line, hooks, weights, and bait do I use to catch catfish? Fishing in the river isn’t different then fishing in a pond. One issue you will have […]

Are you a member of a catfish club?
At this time, I am not a member of a catfish club. However, there are some excellent ones out there with plenty to offer. If you enjoy fishing and want to learn more about it, then this can help you tremendously. It could be a way to connect with many others that share your same […]

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January 28, 2012 at 7:00 am

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