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Why The Bad Rap On Bluefish?

On an early September Sunday afternoon, the kind of day picture postcards are made from, Summer’s warmth was still in play.  A nice time to fish.  And…have fun. Snappers, juvenile bluefish, run thick in the bay at that time of year. On light tackle they’re a blast to go fishing for. It’s been said about bluefish that pound-for-pound no other inshore game fish matches its fighting abilities and to find something that gives equal battle requires heading out to deep blue waters for tuna or marlin. Yes, the young’uns are no different and easy to catch. All it takes is...

How To Set Up A Fishing Rod-Is Your Fishing Rod and Reel Ready for Action?

What do you have to do today to set up the perfect fishing rod to fishing reel, and fishing gear to make your day fun, effortless and rewarding? Let's take a look and see how to set up a fishing rod and what needs to be done, plus a few tips to keep you fishing all day.

How To Tie Fishing Knots You Must Know!

there are tons of them out there – Alberto knot, improved clinch knot, Trilene knot and many more fishing knots. Whether you are tying fishing knots using any of the KastKing series of braided fishing line, monofilament fishing line or fluorocarbon fishing lines, the main ingredient is how well you tie the fishing knot.  I believe, and I base this on over 50 years of angling, you need to know four knots, and know them well. If you learn these four knots, you will be well on your way to successful angling, without the fear of knot failure.   If you know...

What Is Fishing Line Twist And How To Eliminate It

Have you ever made a cast with fishing line and as the line was heading out you heard this obnoxious sound like an animal running through reeds at the beach going through your guide? Then when your lure stopped 10 feet out and the fishing line was all knotted at the guides you finally realized what it was! It is fishing line twist, and it comes from a variety of reasons. Line twist happens particularly in monofilament fishing line, fluorocarbon fishing line or copolymer fishing line.   What Is Line Twist?  This photo illustrates just how twisted fishing line can get....

Saltwater Fishing Tackle Maintenance and Cleaning - Splish Splash Give It A Bath

Rinse all of your fishing gear with fresh water. That means fishing reels, fishing rods, terminal tackle, lures, and anything else that came in contact with saltwater. As we learned, even if not immersed, salt spray can be nasty.