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Evening Secret Blog – Catfish Fishing – Learn The Facts That Can Help You Catch The Trophies

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Catfish are popular amongst many types of fishermen. There are 37 catfish families and these species are found in both freshwater and saltwater, depending upon the type of catfish. Perhaps one of the most distinctive traits which catfish possess is their catlike whiskers, or barbels. It is hard to mistake a catfish for another type of fish due to this visible attribute.Catfish are creatures of habit, during the day they tend to hide around submerged rocks and logs where they can shelter themselv…



Sometimes bass fishing in a big lake can be overwhelming. Do you fish deep? Fish the banks? Are they out in open water? What? This will depend on the lake, the time of year, the time of day and many other factors such as air and water temperature. There is no short answer; no hard and fast rule. But mostly, to put yourself on fish, you are going to be looking for cover and structure. Cover is vegetation and things like that where bass can hide. Structure is things like drop offs, road beds, cr…

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April 30, 2014 at 11:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – 3 Useful Fishing Tips

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Here are 3 useful tips you can use when starting fishing:

1) Using Bait Correctly

Using lead/lead free weights. Many people use bank sinkers with a number 2 hook.
To avoid sinkers to slide, you would use a swivel that acts as a stop. To protect the knot, you should use plastic beads between the swivel and weight. Using two appropriate swivels could allow you to rig the sliding sinkers.
Worms are a very popular bait for fishing. Remember to buy only fresh bait and keeping it cold avoids them fr…



Do you want to learn to fly fish? Fly fishing is mainly done in rivers and streams. Most of the time, a fisherman will stand in the water while casting his line and then, fishing. You will need to use a specific fly fishing pole which is longer then the average fishing pole. It is also more flexible to withstand more pressure as well.If you are new to fly fishing, go to the library and take out a book on it or, if you are Internet savvy, do some simple research on the equipment and techniques in…

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April 30, 2014 at 1:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Fishing Tid Bits How To Fish Part 7

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This is going to be the seventh article and it?s great to see how many people are interested in the fun of fishing. These articles are meant to have tips that everyone can use. Most of the seasoned anglers might even find a helpful tip or two in these articles. Eventually I will turn this into an eBook so go ahead and take advantage of it now. Make sure you tell your friends and families about the fishing tips articles because all I ask in return is that you go out and enjoy the fine fun of …



Roy Randolph the “Handicapped angler” and focus of http://www.fishingpixels.com earns 2nd place on Lake St. Clair and is living the dream of being a tournament angler. – Roy Randolph the “Handicapped angler” and focus of http://www.fishingpixels.com earned 2nd place on Lake St. Clair and is living the dream of being a tournament angler. In a conversation earlier today Roy Randolph said the weather was nasty and after moving around for about an hour trying to find wher…

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April 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Bass Fishing Equipment For Beginners

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We are going to start our lessons with the assumption that you are
new to bass fishing.
What I am about to share with you is my own personal opinion for
starting out in the great sport of bass fishing.We will start out with equipment you will need.You will need at least 2 identical rod and reel combo’s. The reason
that they need to be identical is that it will make it easier for you to
learn how to cast and not have to learn how to use different styles
just starting out.One reel need to ha…


Chicago fishing: IHSA bass fishing sectionals – Voices


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Chicago fishing: IHSA bass fishing sectionals
Voices
The number of schools qualifying both boats struck me in looking at the 10 Chicago-area sectionals for the Illinois High School Association bass fishing tournament. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA. Providence again had the high total for the Chicago area with …

Shore Fishing Using Scents, RU Superstitious? – BassResource.com (press release)

Shore Fishing Using Scents, RU Superstitious?
BassResource.com (press release)
I prepare to go bass fishing by; Getting dressed the same way. Washing my hands with BIG Orange. I remove my natural oils by using a citrus cleaner. Now using scents from shore. On my first cast I load up my topwater popper with bass scent. I make the …

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April 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – The 3 Rules Of Night Fishing

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With a few simple additions to your gear and some careful planning, it’s not as hard as many anglers think to enjoy fishing at night.There are three key aspects to safe and successful night fishing:1. Organisation ? During the course of a day’s fishing, your equipment tends to get strewn around the place. At night, this simply won?t work. You have to get organised and make sure that everything you may need to re-bait or re-tackle is kept tidily in the bivvy.It can get very dark away from the str…


Boat-makers benefit from the annual ban of deep sea fishing
CHENNAI: The sharp staccato rhythm of hammer on wood is unmistakable amidst the swoosh of the waves. The smell of wood and paint keeps the stench of dry fish at bay. As fishermen huddle over a game of dice close by, these men wield paint brushes, heave

If the damage being done to deep seas happened on land, there would be uproar
Does it matter that we know so little about the largest areas on our planet? Does the deep sea do anything for society? Is it important? An eclectic group of scientists, fishing representatives and government policy makers is meeting today in Edinburgh to

The fish with FOUR eyes: Deep sea creature has 360° vision to spot prey and predators
It might look like an alien from outer space, but this bizarre creature is a four-eyed fish that lives deep beneath the ocean on our planet. The fish’s extra pair of eyes give it 360° vision, even though the animal lives deep below the ocean’s surface in

43 BOSKO ESTATE SALE SAT/SUN
Huge estate sale at 43 BOSKO DRIVE this Sat & Sun, 9-3. Selling antiques, china, silver, crystal, office furniture, computer, televisions, portable generator, toys and collectibles, clothes, fashion jewelry and premium deep sea fishing gear!

‘Deep Sea’ fish ban revoked
The saga of Davie ‘Deep Sea’ Paterson’s lifelong fishing ban from Linlithgow Loch took yet another twist this week as confusion reigned over the legality of the ban. Mr Paterson told us on Monday he has employed the services of a solicitor to deal

Big catches raised at the Easter Fishing Classic
Nice catch with Nathan Thomas and mate Derek Tamini at the Coffs Harbour 2014 Easter Fishing Classic at the Deep Sea Fishing Club. Leigh Jensen AFTER three days of fishing, the donated bounty from the Easter Fishing Classic went under the hammer raising $

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April 29, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Shimano Compre Fishing Rod – Read Before You Buy!

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Shimano Compre Fishing Rod – Read Before You Buy!The Shimano Compre fishing rod is definitely a must have and is a top class fishing rod. It has high quality components that I am going to cover. I am not going to give you bias, just my personal opinion on the Shimano Compre. It has a fair price from $89.99 – $99.99. There have been many new models inside the Compre series that were released recently.Plus FeaturesYou have to give Shimano a thumbs-up for the design of this rod. It definitely does …


2014 Lake Erie sport fishing outlook should please anglers; walleye, yellow … – The Daily Jeffersonian

2014 Lake Erie sport fishing outlook should please anglers; walleye, yellow
The Daily Jeffersonian
Lake Erie walleye and yellow perch fisheries are managed through an interagency quota system that involves Ontario, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. Each jurisdiction regulates their catches to comply with quotas and to minimize the risk of …

Anglers, resort operators sue DNR over Mille Lacs situation – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Anglers, resort operators sue DNR over Mille Lacs situation
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A petition filed with the Minnesota Court of Appeals alleges a state constitutional amendment requires the DNR to consider the cultural heritage that has developed around more than a century of walleye fishing on Mille Lacs before issuing rules
Anglers and resorts sue DNR over Mille Lacs walleye managementRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
Minnesota DNR sued over Lake Mille Lacs walleye fisheryPioneer Press
DNR Being Sued For Alleged 'Mismanagement' Of Lake Mille LacsCBS Local
Chron.com
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Fishing rafts give prime spot for walleye run – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fishing rafts give prime spot for walleye run
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The annual walleye run was on and we'd have a front-row seat to the air and water show aboard "Da Fish Barn," Schalkowski's fishing raft. Most youngsters dream about owning a car. Schalkowski grew up near the Wolf and always wanted to own a fishing

Freeland Walleye Festival: From yard sales to fishing to fireworks – MLive.com

Freeland Walleye Festival: From yard sales to fishing to fireworks
MLive.com
FREELAND, MI — Huge rummage sales, a carnival and a fishing tournament are just a few of the many attractions you'll find in Freeland this weekend. The 29th annual Freeland Walleye Festival takes place Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27.

Walleye fishing in NE Iowa is better than ever – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Walleye fishing in NE Iowa is better than ever
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Natural reproduction was minimal and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' spring fry stockings were ineffective. Walleyes simply weren't a significant factor in rivers like the Cedar, Wapsipinicon, Shell Rock, Upper Iowa, Turkey and Maquoketa

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Lake Erie’s trophy walleye create a spring dilemma – The Plain Dealer


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Lake Erie's trophy walleye create a spring dilemma
The Plain Dealer
Those big walleye were commonly caught through the ice much of the winter, and while trolling or casting open water over the last couple of weeks. There are no other waters in the country boasting such prized walleye. Tournament fishermen and everyday …
Cabela's events tap into region's walleye wondersToledo Blade
Cold rivers benefit walleye anglersBurlingtonFreePress.com
Lake Erie offers an array of spring fishing optionsMansfield News Journal

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April 28, 2014 at 11:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Planning A Fishing Vacation For The Whole Family

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The ideal vacation for many is hopping on a plane or driving cross-country. The person does not have to go far to have fun since family bonding can be accomplished by planning a fishing trip.
The individual can look in the Internet to check out some fishing cabins or contact those that are in the phone directory. It is not enough to just ask how much it costs. It is important to ask some other details to make the trip a memorable experience.
Here are some of the questions worth asking lodge own…


Crappie fishing may hit peak this week – The Courier-Journal


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Crappie fishing may hit peak this week
The Courier-Journal
In a normal year the crappie spawn has peaked by mid-April, and as the calendar moves toward May the shallow water, shoreline fishing frenzy — when the light-fighting but tasty panfish have moved into shallow water to spawn — is beginning to slow down.
Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Smaller waters across state hold crappie just like KyForward.com
Smaller waters hold crappie just like the big lakesCentral Kentucky News
Fishing with Capt. Gus: Have fun fishing on the rocksCharlotte Observer

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Smaller waters hold crappie just like big lakes – Bowling Green Daily News

Smaller waters hold crappie just like big lakes
Bowling Green Daily News
Cutline: This group of black crappie came from a small central Kentucky lake last week. Smaller waters across the state offer productive crappie fishing right now for anglers who fish from the bank or from a small craft such as a johnboat or kayak.

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Fishing Tip: Fish shallow for crappie during spring – 13WMAZ

Fishing Tip: Fish shallow for crappie during spring
13WMAZ
Fishing Tip: Fish shallow for crappie during spring. The lingering cold weather have made the fish stay shallow a little longer than usual. Loading… Post to Facebook. Fishing Tip: Fish shallow for crappie during spring on 13WMAZ.com: http://on.wmaz

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April 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm

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