Basic Fishing Rules 101 Going out on a boat with a friend?Thank them for taking you out. Boats are expensive to run. Therefore, you should be willing to chip in on gas, food, drinks, boat ramp fees, and anything else needed for the trip. The more you chip in on the trip, the more likely they’ll […]

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Fly Fishing Basics To improve your fly fishing skill, you must first go for the proper Fly fishing basics course. Once you have the basic skill, you should be able to catch fish easily at every place. Reel and Rod One of the fly fishing basic skill that the course will teach you is the […]

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Hunting If the thought of hunting game excites you, book a guided hunt for the time of your life, especially if you are new to hunting. Even if you have hunted squirrel, deer, or some other species, different challenges await with each type of animal. You’ll want to know what, where and when to hunt. Another […]

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When i was growing up we would do a lot of trout fishing in the Smith river. When it wasn’t trout season we would fish Philpott lake which feeds into Smith river. I remember many times when trout fishing at the base of the dam it would be so cold that my rod and reel […]

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I have a 14’ mad river canoe that has served me very well over the years. Many people prefer a canoe with a flat stern so that they can put a small motor on it. I was able to get a side mount for my canoe that i put a 35 lb trolling motor on […]

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When i was growing up it seems times were a little different. My family lived from check to check and wasn’t much eating out. Most of my fishing and all of my hunting trips were for food (which I believe in not killing a animal for sport but to eat). I remember when dad and […]

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We are approaching my favorite season of the year, Fall. It’s when the temperature isn’t scorching hot and the fling insects are starting to disappear. The only draw back is that the days are getting shorter. It always nice to take a hike through the woods and check out the leaves changing and the squirrels […]

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You ever have a day where it feels like you are running behind before you ever get started. I had one of those days yesterday where there was  all kinds of work but it seemed like every time I got started I had someone pulling me over to look at another problem. I could just […]

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A couple a weekends ago my father and I went out to the lake to fish for bass. We got there around 5:00pm on Friday evening, it was around 90 degrees with a slight breeze. We tried fishing docks and some points but really couldn’t get onto any fish, it seemed they were in the […]

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I remember the first time fishing, I was around 5 with my father and the only thing I caught was myself.  It was of course a double barbed hook so it left a large hole.

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