It’s that time again, the time when top water action heats up! This past week I went out to Calcasieu Lake (Big Lake) and although it was a little slow, I managed to pull out a few specs and redfish. The nice thing about it was, except for one flounder they were all on topwater. I did attempt to throw other things, but the surface action is what they wanted.
As an angler, you never want to tell your friends a fishing story that starts with “You should’ve seen the one that got away!” If you’re having trouble landing bigger fish, you’ve come to the right place! Understanding certain principles and learning the fundamental skills of landing a fish after you’ve hooked it will increase your success. Here are some tips that are sure to help you land a big fish soon.
Swimbait fishing is one of my true passions, and something I have devoted the majority of my fishing time towards over the last four years. I will launch an ongoing series on swimbait fishing from a kayak fisherman’s point of view. Although a “Kayak Swimbait 101” crash course is on the way, I find that mistakes teach more than lectures. These Top 10 mistakes are all hard-learned, hard-earned topics I hear echoed by other experienced swimbait fishermen.
Welcome to a new kayak fishing season in 2016! We all have our own rituals, habits, favorite places, and go-to tackle while out on the water. I'm guilty of it, too, and rarely will I stray from my norm. I'm sure what you're doing is working just fine, but I have a challenge for you: break out of the box, and try some different things this year. What do I mean by different? Check out my ideas!
Preparing for cold weather kayak fishing is extremely important if you are considering lengthening your yak angling experience. Deciding when to start preparing for cold weather kayak fishing is dependent on water temperature not the time of year.
If you’re like me, you have fishing spots near home you know and love. However, you also like to venture away and experience new angling adventures in places you’ve never been. Also like me, you probably have to make these out-of-state adventures happen on a limited budget. Let’s look at a couple of ways you can make your dream trips happen without breaking the bank, and therefore saving more money for that new rod or reel.
In the final piece of this three-part article, we’ll bring it all together and go over some strategies for getting your video in front of a large audience. Learn how to boost your YouTube views, and leverage companies whose products you already use to put your final video in front of new viewers.
In the second installment of this filming guide, I’ll share some techniques for capturing the right footage during your fishing trip, as well as some high-level editing tips for getting the most out of the footage you bring home. Use these tips to get the most out of your filming trip.