When to use a baitcaster vs spinning reel

baitcaster vs spinning reel

For years I’ve heard from those loyal to baitcasters that they are superior to spinning reels. You just have to get used to the baitcaster, they would say, and then you’ll see the difference. I have primarily been a spinning reel guy, and the thought of trying out a baitcaster never seemed worth it. If […]

Does Fishing Line Color Matter?

If you’re in the market for new fishing line, you’ve likely come across not only a suddenly wide variety of materials but also nearly every color imaginable is now at your fingertips. With such a selection available I started wondering to myself, how much does the color of my fishing line matter? I decided I […]

What Spinning Reel Size Should I Use for Bass Fishing?

When trying to answer the question of what spinning reel size to use for bass fishing, the first thing to remember is that at the end of the day, any size spinning reel is going to catch fish. When deciding which reel size is right for you, it’s all going to come down to personal […]

Are telescopic fishing rods any good?

Imagine your plane has just landed, and you are all ready for an off-grid fishing weekend with the guys. You pick up your fishing rod from baggage claim only to find that even though it was in its case, it is now scuffed and cracked. Surely, you can find another rod to purchase so this […]

What’s the Best Size Hook for Crappie Fishing?

hook size for crappie fishing

Fishing hooks come in a variety of types and size, and it’s often difficult for a fisher to narrow down their choice for crappies fishing. For example, anglers that are using minnows might need their hooks to have some key traits. The best fishing hooks for crappie should be long enough, lightweight, and sharp. The […]

How to Catch Lake Trout – 7 Facts You Should know

how to catch lake trout

Lake trout are not only beautiful fish, but they can also be some of the largest freshwater fish that you can catch. With that said, fishing for lake trout can be a humbling experience, but it can also be some of the most exciting fishing of your life. Lake trout can grow as large as […]

Is braided line good for crappie fishing? 6 Facts you need to know!

braided line for crappie

Taking a look at the braided line used for crappie fishing, you have one of the oldest types of fishing line ever used. In the past, they used it to catch fish, but you have seen much of this fade away with the invention of the nylon line. Even despite this, a braided line has […]