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Evening Secret Blog – Fishing: An Awesome Way To Relax

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The world is getting faster paced every day. With the tremendous amount of technology available today, we can do many more things much faster than we have ever been able to do them before. However even though things can be done faster, we also have much more expected from us at home, at work, and in society in general. The biggest problem with this increased responsibility is the increased amount of stress that comes along with it. The best way to get away from stress is to try to take a bre…


How to hook a catfish?
How to hook a catfish? I recommend that you use a very good qualty hook that is durable. When you place your bait on there, do so through the top and the back. I would use the hooks that have two prongs on them so that you can get the catfish in more than one […]

How to become a better bass angler
If you want to become a better bass angler, you just need to have some basic information. Like anything else, the more you do it the better you will become. Trying new techniques and learning from others will help you out. If you spend all your time out there doing the same thing again and […]

How to Nail Striped Bass Anywhere
Can you teach me how to catch striped bass? Striped bass in freshwater are large, aggressive, fast moving and far ranging predators. They two goals in life, to eat all the shad they can find, and make little striped bass. In freshwater lakes and rivers, striped bass form large schools that can travel more than […]

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December 31, 2013 at 9:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Saltwater Fishing: The Basics You Need To Know

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The fish you are after in saltwater fishing are probably these:
– cod
– tarpon
– eels
– sea catfish
– mackerel
– barracuda
– swordfish
– bass
– tuna
– sharks
– and many more varieties.
The Gear You Need
First and foremost, you need a good quality rod. Go for 8 and a half to 9 feet. Also, insure it is good quality as you will need the strength. In reels, you should go for those that are protected from saltwater corrosion. Look for those made from stainless steel, titanium or fiber/resin. Again, …


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December 31, 2013 at 1:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – One Man’s Junk Is Another Man’s Gold – Junk Fishing “IKE” Style

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The main practice goal for the vast majority of tournament anglers is to develop a pattern for an upcoming tournament. If these angles are lucky, they may be able to develop a second or even a third pattern in case their main pattern falters over the course of the tournament. These patterns allow the angler to focus on a minimal number of techniques, type of cover or depth ? and theoretically, they can duplicate the pattern all over the lake or river system.Pattern development has been the hol…


Lake Anna’s Crappie Man – The Daily Progress

Lake Anna's Crappie Man
The Daily Progress
Crappie, seemingly, are always on the move. What could have been a honey hole last weekend might not hold a single fish the following Saturday. The schools are very temperature conscious and will also quickly pull up stakes to follow the bait. In Lake 

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Fishing report: Dec. 5 – The Tennessean

Fishing report: Dec. 5
The Tennessean
Cheatham: Crappie bite is very good on minnows and small jigs near the trees. Center Hill: Smallmouth bass are being caught on top-water lures near the dam. Crappie bite is best near sunken brush piles using minnows in about 15 feet of water. Look for 

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Jim Sutton’s Fishing Report: Crappie spawn’s not good; sheepshead, bluefish … – St. Augustine Record

Jim Sutton's Fishing Report: Crappie spawn's not good; sheepshead, bluefish
St. Augustine Record
Most everyone's been looking for the surge of speckled perch this week. December is normally the first great month to find them concentrating up to spawn. The full moon in December is exactly when they're most expected to do it. Add in the two icy

Photos from Feb 1 TV Show on Crappie Fishing – ChicagoNow (blog)


ChicagoNow (blog)

Photos from Feb 1 TV Show on Crappie Fishing
ChicagoNow (blog)
This is the show where my daughter Lisa and I went crappie fishing on Big and Little Kitten Lakes out of the Wildcat Lodge. I've grabbed some video frame to share and you'll not only see some of the fish we caught, but also what we were using, a simple

Slab spread — How to use umbrella rigs for crappie – Louisiana Sportsman


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Slab spread — How to use umbrella rigs for crappie
Louisiana Sportsman
Indeed, the world is a buffet line for crappie, and a wad of baitfish presents an irresistible image to these feisty fish. Gluttons? Yeah, maybe that's the case; but it's also about feeding competition. If you don't eat it, there are plenty of

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December 30, 2013 at 11:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Mexico’s Lake El Salto Is A Bass Fishing Heaven – Follow These Tips To Your Next Double Digit Catch!

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In the bass fishing world, a trip to Mexico is a must and if you want to almost guarantee yourself a certain catch, then Lake El Salto should be your first port of call. Why? Well, Lake El Salto has developed a reputation as just about the best bass fishing lake in the world, and for good reason!
Bass was introduced to El Salto over two decades ago and the result, a lake full of fish ready to be caught! Apart from being one of the most picturesque locations you’ll come across, Lake El Salto, sit…


Secret Santas wish shoppers a Lotto luck
The National Lottery Scratchcard Secret Santa Squad visited Buchanan Galleries and gave special packs to shoppers, which included festive scratchcards. They were in Glasgow after a survey revealed that 86% of Scots take part in ‘Secret Santa’ gift giving

Secret marriage rumours for Cowell as he books Barbados function
Simon Cowell could be getting married after arranging a secret function in Barbados. The media mogul and his girlfriend Lauren Silverman are said to have organised the event in the Caribbean, with friends and hotel sources sworn to secrecy.

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December 30, 2013 at 6:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Fly Fishing Lines: A Fly Fishing Tip

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In this day and age there seems to be a different fly line for every piece of water in the lower 48. For example, one of the major fly line manufacturer offers at least 16 different types of fly lines, salt water, and fresh water; weights from 2 to 15 different colored lines, lines with different sink rates, plus anything a fly fisher could possibly want for in any type of fly-fishing situation. All fly lines are designed to get the fly to the fish; however, those wonderful fly lines can cause y…



It takes a long time to become an expert in kayak fishing. The period of apprenticeship, which must be served in order to transform the novice into a veteran kayak angler can be discouraging and often runs into years. About the nearest thing to a short cut is to have an old-timer take the first-timer under his wing and let the novice accompany him on kayak fishing trips Basically, kayak fishing is gradually making a name in the industry. Its popularity is steadily creating sustainable gratificat…

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December 29, 2013 at 10:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Yellowstone Area Media Company Helps Protect Fly Fishing Waters

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In the past, most people have looked to the government to address various environmental issues. However, with the complexity and magnitude of these issues increasing exponentially, a different approach is needed.
The ‘Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!’ campaign has become a unifying communications vehicle to address the growing aquatic invasive species issue and it has attracted the interest, support and active involvement of the private sector. The national Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force, t…


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December 29, 2013 at 2:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Bass Fishing – Learn the facts that can help you catch the trophies

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In the fishing world largemouth bass and smallmouth bass are two of the more highly coveted fish individuals love to catch. Those who express an interest in fishing for bass tend to know all there is to know not only about catching this underwater marvel but their individual habitat as well.
For those who may not be quite as versed with regard to bass fishing or even those fishermen who would like to brush up on their bass knowledge, the following paragraphs will highlight some interesting info…


You Can Catch Fish in the Wind
The wind can be an anglers friend or foe. It all depends solely on the angler’s perspective and his/her situation.

How to Nail Striped Bass Anywhere
Can you teach me how to catch striped bass? Striped bass in freshwater are large, aggressive, fast moving and far ranging predators. They two goals in life, to eat all the shad they can find, and make little striped bass. In freshwater lakes and rivers, striped bass form large schools that can travel more than […]

How Many Rigs Are Too Many?
How many striped bass rigs do you take with you? When I am jump-fishing for striped bass, I take at least four rods rigged and ready to go with me, and have the close at hand. Jump fishing is fast and furious, and you don’t want to waste time re-rigging a rod when the action […]

How to become a better bass angler
If you want to become a better bass angler, you just need to have some basic information. Like anything else, the more you do it the better you will become. Trying new techniques and learning from others will help you out. If you spend all your time out there doing the same thing again and […]

New Jersey has a lot of fishing charters, how can I be sure to use the right one?
New Jersey has a lot of fishing charters, how can I be sure to use the right one? The fact that New Jersey has so many fishing charters means you can get value. You won’t have to settle for something that isn’t exactly what you want. Always take the time to find out what is […]

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December 29, 2013 at 9:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Improve Your Sea Fishing

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I have been looking at simple ways to improving catch rates, and finally I have got an answer. It?s really simple, and you can do it from your living room, on stormy days.I have been reading about scents that recreate pheromones to induce fish bites, which work by replicating natural scents of prey or possible mates of the fish. However, there is some concern over the use of these products, and the effect on the natural world. You can buy desk top diaries which you can load all you fishing data …


Whats Your Cold Weather Gear? – BassResource.com (press release)

Whats Your Cold Weather Gear?
BassResource.com (press release)
I'm shopping around for some cold weather fishing gear. I have some now, like Under Armour base layer and Linear Gloves, Wool Hat, thick sox. However, my gloves arent waterproof (quite the opposite) and thw wind gets under my raingear. So, what do you 

Basic Rod Building Questions – BassResource.com (press release)

Basic Rod Building Questions
BassResource.com (press release)
I stumbled upon a rod building site last (Mudhole) and ordered their free catalog. Wow, their catalog is very nice and it also make rod building look like fun and not too hard. I have some questions – I've never made a rod before. If I would it would

Jim Freda on fishing: Big bass have moved out of our waters – NorthJersey.com

Jim Freda on fishing: Big bass have moved out of our waters
NorthJersey.com
Striped bass fishing is showing the signs that it is over for this season, as only very small bass remain along the oceanfront and in the surf. Ocean temperatures have dropped to 43 degrees, well below the optimum temperature for striped bass to hold

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American Bass anglers and Bass Shamps provide fishing opportunities – SunHerald.com

American Bass anglers and Bass Shamps provide fishing opportunities
SunHerald.com
The tour includes a bass fishing tournament the first Saturday of each month from September to June. "We were just looking for something local guys could fish in. They were tired of traveling and the fuel cost," Deshamp said. Each event allows anglers

Shep on Fishing: Sea bass, tautog plentiful this week off South Jersey – Press of Atlantic City

Shep on Fishing: Sea bass, tautog plentiful this week off South Jersey
Press of Atlantic City
The party boat patrons are getting limits of sea bass, many in the 2- to 6-pound range, plus some porgy and ling. The sea bass season is open through Dec. 31. While this great winter fishing is going strong here with anglers undeterred by cold and even

South Florida fishing report – MiamiHerald.com

South Florida fishing report
MiamiHerald.com
Best bet. Mark Escobar of BJ's Bait and Tackle in Plantation reported water levels continue to fall in the freshwater areas of the Everglades. Largemouth bass are being concentrated in the canals and large numbers of largemouth bass are eating a wide

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December 29, 2013 at 4:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Big-Game Sports Fishing in the Bahamas

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Whether you enjoy sports fishing or not, various fishing adventures are available for you in the Bahamas Islands. Fishing charters house a variety of types of trips for tourists. Yachts as well offer a different type of experience for enthusiasts or just interested tourists in this experience.Nassau is known as one of the greatest fishing spots in the world. This holds true because of the large variety of selections within the sea. From marlin fishing and tuna, to yellow fin and albacore, the ex…



Before going deeper into the technicalities, make sure that a fishing license is secured. To be an amateur fisherman there are basic pieces of fishing equipment needed to complete your exciting journey in the fishing world. Knowing the line type and matching the right rod and reel to the fishing technique is just basic common sense. Match these tools appropriately and expect a more enjoyable experience for a more comfortable fishing. There are several things that causes the reel to turn into a b…

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December 28, 2013 at 8:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Fishing Creeks

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The first question is “Why fish creeks?” every one has small lakes, rivers, and large lakes near their home. If your area is like mine the small ponds are highly pressured and the only way to fish the larger lakes is to use a boat. Yes, I have a boat but not everyone does. The other problem is I may only have an hour or two to fish, is it worth it to put the boat in an out of the water I don’t believe so.
The benefits I see of fishing the creeks are I can fish for as little time as 30 minute…


How can I find bass tournaments in ky?
How can I find bass tournaments in ky? Kentucky is a common location for bass fishing tournaments. With that in mind, you can use a variety of resources to find them. The internet is a key place to find out when they take place, the entry requirements, and any entry fees. You can also get […]

What are some walleye fishing techniques that a beginner can use?
What are some walleye fishing techniques that a beginner can use? Always pay attention to the fishing reports if you are new to walleye fishing. This information will tell you were to fish, the best times to fish, and the best bait to use. Be ready for all weather conditions so dress in layers. Take […]

Looking for realistic outlined white detailed truck decal of a walleye
Looking for realistic outlined white detailed truck decal of a walleye Hi, That definitely sounds like something very cool to personalize your vehicle with. While I don’t off hand know where to get one, I am sure you can find what you are looking for online. There may be such retailers that offer just what […]

Five Lake Erie walleye fishing tips
Lake Erie is an amazing place where you can enjoy some beautiful scenery, fresh air and wonderful fishing opportunities. The walleyes are one of the most sought out species in these waters because the cool water flowing through this lake makes the perfect habitat for them to thrive. If you’re looking for a trophy fish, […]

Fly fishing for walleye – three fishing secrets
The walleye is a popular game fish sought out by all types of anglers and fly fishing is becoming a very popular method used when fishing for them. They make a worthy adversary that gets lots of attention because they are so hard to catch. They can see very well, even in the dark and […]

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December 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm

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