Fishing How-to Articles

VIDEO: Live Eel Striped Bass Fishing in a Kayak
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Kayak Kevin Whitley does a great job of sharing with his viewers how to use live eels while fishing for rockfish from a kayak.

VIDEO: Understanding Tides and Fishing
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Most recreational fisherman don't have the luxury of picking and choosing their fishing times. We have to go when the opportunity presents itself. But if you are fishing tidal waters there is one thing you can do to drastically increase your odds of success. Take the time to know how the tidal cycle impacts the feeding habits of your target species.

How To Bass Fish
Thursday, November 5, 2009

There are many reasons people find fishing in general appealing. It is a great way to spend some time outdoors, it can be a shared family experience, but above all the challenge of locating and catching fish is very rewarding when accomplished successfully. I will present to you a beginners guide on how to bass fish.

VIDEO: Kayaks for Fishing
Sunday, October 18, 2009

Want to get away from the shore to fish? Want a green alternative to motor boat? Fishing from a kayak is a great alternative. There are basically two kinds of boats for kayak fishing, and both have pros and cons.

Fall Fishing Tips - Tips For Catching More Fish This Fall
Thursday, October 15, 2009

As the fall swings into high gear many types of fishing really start to heat up. As a matter of fact the fall can be the best time of the year for fishing and I've personally caught most of my \"trophy\" fish during the fall fishing season.

A Detailed Guide to Crankbait Fishing For Bass
Thursday, October 8, 2009

When it comes to fishing crankbaits, there are always a million questions, with just about as many answers. Some of the common questions of what kind, what colors, when and where to use them, are going to be answered in this guide.

Surf Fishing Rigs For Striped Bass
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

If you are a surf angler, hooking a sizable striped bass in the surf is one of the most exciting experiences you can have. The secret to catching striped bass is choosing the right rig and the right bait for the job. Here are my two favorite surf fishing rigs for striped bass.

Fishing Buzzbaits - The Secret Tactics the Elite Pros Use
Monday, September 28, 2009

Out of all the freshwater lures I use to catch Bass, buzzbaits would have to the most fun to fish with. Nothing beats the sheer exhilaration of watching a trophy sized largemouth totally destroy a buzzbait at the surface.

VIDEO: Awesome Kayak Fishing in the Chesapeake
Thursday, September 24, 2009

"Kayak Kevin" Whitley is devoted to promoting the awesome sport of kayak fishing. He has fished from the Gulf coast to the Delaware bay. His favorite fishing ground is the Chesapeake bay. If it enters the bay, Kevin and crew will get on'em! This site shows what's possible kayak fishing the Chesapeake Bay.

Great Fall Fishing Tactics
Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The second wave of great bass fishing for the year is upon us. It's getting close to fall, the leaves are turning and the air is getting crisp. I love this time of year, the hunting seasons are opening up and the bass are biting again.

How to Read Small Fishing Ponds
Monday, September 21, 2009

Small fishing ponds hold a strong appeal for the die-hard fisherman. We can hardly resist the urge to find out what type of fish might be lurking under the surface. But gaining access to and properly understanding the layout of these small man-made bodies of water can be a hurdle to fishing success.

Kayak Fishing Accessories
Sunday, September 20, 2009

Kayak fishing accessories are an absolute must whether you are braving the big blue or just venturing out on the local rivers. While the selection of accessories can be a bit overwhelming, there are a few basic necessities that you should have along...

Maryland Freshwater Fish Citation Sizes
Saturday, September 19, 2009

Everything you need to know about the Maryland DNR Freshwater Citation fish program...sizes and how-to and where-to report your catch.

Explaining Retrieve Ratios For Baitcasting Reels
Tuesday, September 15, 2009

To understand all this hoopla about numbers, we need to define what retrieve or gear ratios are. Simply put: the two components of the ratio stand for the amount of spool line versus the times when the reel handle is turned.

Bass Fishing Tips For the Seasons
Thursday, September 3, 2009

A successful bass fisherman adapts to the changing seasons as well as to different patterns on a wide variety of lakes.

VIDEO: The Best Way to Remove a Fishing Hook From Your Body
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

If you have the unfortunate experience of getting a fishing hook impaled into your hand (or other part of your body) it's a good idea to know how to remove said hook. (With VIDEO)

Product Review: Rebel Pop-R Topwater Bait
Monday, August 24, 2009

It is difficult to beat the Rebel Pop-R for summertime topwater bass fishing action.

Buying Your First Fishing Rod
Saturday, August 22, 2009

High quality fishing gear is important, but the first thing you want to have is a fishing rod that will fit your needs.

Small Bass Boats - 3 Things Every Small Fishing Boat Must Have
Monday, August 17, 2009

Are you in the market for a small bass boat? Small bass boats can be a very affordable and effective way to go fishing, but there are some things that every small fishing boat must have.

St. Mary's Lake Profile
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Southern Maryland is not known for its impoundment fishing, but you might consider giving St. Mary's Lake a try.

Small Fishing Boats - Inflatable Boat Choices For Anglers
Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Have you ever considered a small fishing boat to solve the "having a boat" problem? Boats can be quite a substantial investment for fishermen, but what I've found out is that they don't have to be.

Fishing Knots
Monday, July 27, 2009

Fishing line is only as strong as the knots that are tied in it. All fishing line is weakened by the act of tying knots in it.

The Secret To Bagging Largemouth Bass On Almost Every Single Cast
Monday, April 21, 2008

There are a few things a bass fisherman can do to become a better bass fisherman today and have more successful bass fishing trips. Let's go through them now. Once you've learned a little more about the mindset of largemouth bass you're ready to ask the question: Where do I catch bass?

Bass Fishing Tips - Learn How To Fish On The Edge
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Location on where to fish is as important as location is in real estate. Learning where to find bass on the fishing edges will greatly improve your fishing odds next time at the lake.

Early Spring Crappie Fishing Tips
Sunday, April 6, 2008

Early spring crappie fish can be the most enjoyable and production fishing of the season. Don't wait for the spawning run. Learn how to catch more crappie right after ice out.

Bass Fishing Tips - Best Bass Fishing Lures And Bait
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Bass fishing is a really popular sport that can be enjoyed by anyone with the knowledge of a few Bass fishing basics. All species of Bass are some of the most sought after fish, as they are great fun to catch, and offer some of the best sport, both from the shore and from a boat.

Crabbing with Crab Traps
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Just like fishing, catching crabs using simple equipments is rapidly gaining popularity. With its increased popularity, recreational crabbing has become a great choice for families to spend the weekends together.