Fishing Tips, Tools and Gear

Fishing Tips, Tools And Gear

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Fishing the “Ding” Darling Tarpon Tournament and Exploring Ft. Myers and Sanibel

Chris Tilley

A trip to see Ft. Myers and Sanibel, Florida included one important mission: compete in the “Ding” Darling Tarpon Tournament. There’s a lot to like about the beaches of Florida, and I’d only gotten a few rare opportunities to experience them myself. That was before a recent invite to participate in the ninth annual “Ding” […]

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Grills & Outdoor Cooking: The Quick Start Guide to Charcoal Grills, Smokers, and Camp Stoves

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Grills And Outdoor Cooking

Here are the basics of outdoor cooking using a variety of different tools and techniques. Welcome to the wonderful world of outdoor cooking, where some of the greatest meals possible can be created in the backyard, campsite, tailgate parking lot, or backcountry wilderness. It takes some practice and experience, but if you’re brand new to […]

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Shark Spectacularly Steals a Striper Off a Fisherman’s Hook


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Here’s a fishing encounter with a shark that will make your heart skip a beat! Hap Farrell, a charter boat captain in Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Bay recently gave some of his customers an even more memorable striper fishing trip thanks to the unexpected appearance of a shark. In fact, two different incidents were caught on video. […]

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Wedding

Going to deviate from my usual blog schedule here for a few days.  Got a wedding to go to.  Yeah, it is kind of a big dill.  It’s my daughter’s wedding. Fortunately, it is a “destination” wedding.  I have only ever gone one place without taking my fishing gear–my own wedding.  Not going to do …

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Fishing Supplies: Baits, Hooks, and Gear to Always Have at the Ready


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Wondering what kind of fishing gear you should stock up on and always have around? We’ve got some ideas. Anglers are always looking for the right kind of fishing gear, but sometimes the selection is so wide it’s hard to zoom in on what exactly it is that you need. Different times of year, weather […]

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The Sodapop Gang

I would tell you that I have never been in trouble with the law, but . . . . There was that time I was pulled over for knocking off a convenience store.  Had three nephews and my son in the pickup at the time.  None of them were even old enough to drive. . …

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Top 3 Female Anglers on the Scene Today

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Social media is full of new female anglers proclaiming themselves fishing influencers, but these women are the real deal. Every time I log onto Instagram, I see a new 20-something-year-old posting fishing tips and promo codes for a fly rod or swimbait or some other fishing tackle. While it’s great to see new female faces […]

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Meet Us Out Here With South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem

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We had a one-on-one conversation with South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem about the hunting heritage in her family, her state, and the country as a whole. If you’re an outdoorsman or woman, what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “South Dakota?” There’s no right or wrong answer, but odds are you […]

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