Category : Fly Fishing : Travel & Places

How to Wrap a Shark Tooth

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Collecting shark's teeth is a fun hobby for young and old alike. When you find a shark tooth that is whole, it looks something like a "Y" shape. Wrapping this shape in wire or string is a simple process that will hold the tooth stabilized without danger of falling off. This prevents the need for dri

How to Seal Gel Stain

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Gel stain is a wood stain that's thicker than traditional stain. If you want to stain the legs on a chair or a vertical headboard, gel stain is a great alternative because it doesn't drip. However, gel stain is like traditional wood stain in that it requires a sealant on top of it to ensure the wood

What Is the Best Fishing Bait?

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While the answer to the question of the best fishing bait is subjective, an excellent argument can be made for the night crawler. These large worms can be obtained with minimal effort and cost, attract nearly every species of freshwater fish and can be kept alive for weeks at a time. Night crawlers

Winter Flounder Fishing Tips

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Flounder are a bottom fish that anglers love for their delicious taste.flounder image by Christian Schoettler from Fotolia.comWinter flounder are generally between 4 to 6 pounds and popular as both sport fish, food fish, and bait fish. They get their name due to the habit of migrating...

Tricks & Tips for Bait Casting

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A bait casting reel is a type of fishing reel that differs slightly from the typical spinning reel. Many anglers prefer the bait casting reel because of the superior casting ability and good control the fisherman has on lure placement. A bait casting reel can be a bit more challenging to get the han

How to Tie a Bunny Leech Fly

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The bunny leech is a large streamer style fly. The leech is easy to tie and only requires two materials for the basic version. The bunny leech does not actually imitate an average leech because the profile is too large. It imitates a large Alaskan or Canadian leech but not the smaller versions found

Seashell & Sand Crafts

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Many adults and children enjoy going to the beach to swim, soak up the sun and collect seashells. If you have an abundance of seashells and beach sand, use your imagination to create a variety of exciting crafts. Seashells and sand are also available at many craft stores. From a beach letter wall ha

How to Cure Epoxy Fishing Flies

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Epoxy is a common material used in fly-tying. Epoxy is used as a clear coat on wing cases, and the material builds custom fly bodies. The epoxy spoon is one of the more common uses for the material. Building and curing epoxy flies requires a mold or wire outline to forge the shape. The epoxy curing

Homemade Dough Fish Bait

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Dough baits can be an effective weapon in a freshwater angler's arsenal, especially when the quarry is catfish or trout. Catfish especially respond to dough baits -- the smellier the better. These bottom feeders rely on their olfactory senses to sniff out food, so a stinky dough bait draws big cats

What Is Orange Roughy?

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Orange roughy (or deep sea perch) is the common name of Hoplostethus Atlanticus, an edible type of deep sea fish that lives in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It belongs to a family of fish known as Trachichthyidae, commonly called "slimeheads." It is considered a delicacy, but the species was plac

How to Use Salmon Stalker Floats

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The best place to catch salmon with a salmon stalker float is in slow-moving fresh water between 6 and 12 feet deep. Choose a stream with water that flows about walking speed, or a little faster than walking speed. Catch the salmon during breeding season for best results. Salmon typically breed in t