Tag: anglers

Fishing Worms, and the Many Ways They Catch a Variety of Species


There may not be anything better than fishing with worms, the go-to bait for anglers almost everywhere. Remember when we were kids, and we threw those first fishing worms off of the dock to see what would happen? Whether it was a dozen bluegills fighting over it, or a big ‘ol largemouth bass inhaling it,

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The Story of the Alaska Man Who Killed a Charging Brown Bear with a 9mm Pistol

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It’s a miracle this Alaskan fishing guide and his clients lived to tell the tale. Phil Shoemaker was guiding a couple of clients on a salmon fishing trip near the Becharof National Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Alaska back in 2016 when they had a close range encounter with an angry brown bear. Phil runs Grizzly Skins of

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California Anglers Unexpectedly Catch Two Live Pipe Bombs From Sacramento River

YouTube: CBS Sacramento

Fishermen reeling in pipe bombs just feels like par for the course in 2020. Who had “fishermen reeling in pipe bombs” on their 2020 bingo cards? No one? Well, it happened in California’s Tehama County to a couple of anglers who were not prepared for what will undoubtably be the craziest catch of their lives.

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Experimental Anglers Try Bowfishing Underwater

YouTube: ChipCityTV

These bowfishermen take things to the next level. After having little success above water, these three guys had an epiphany. They needed to get down in the water with the carp. Could it be possible to shoot fish with archery equipment while in the water? Watch this hilarious video of underwater bowfishing. This clip may be the

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Cut From a Different Cloth

In the 1800’s, the scene in America was somewhat lawless once you traveled west of the Mississippi.  America was trying to save its natural resources, which were being over exploited at an alarming rate, but had little might in which to do so.  Wildlife were in peril and they didn’t have many friends watching out …

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Walleye: Profiling the Toothy Freshwater Favorite of North America


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The walleye is one of our favorite fish to catch and eat. Let’s review what they are, where they live, and how to fish for them. The walleye is the largest member of the perch family, and is held in high regard by many anglers. A native North American species, the walleye is sometimes called

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Heddon Lures: A Brief History of One of America’s Oldest Tacklemakers

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Heddon Lures

Heddon Lures had humble beginnings in small town America. When it comes to legendary American fishing tackle makers, Heddon Lures stands out from the crowd. Most anglers today know them for iconic topwater baits like the Crazy Crawler, the Heddon Zara Spook, Super Spook, saltwater Spook and puppy. The Heddon Torpedo, baby torpedo, and the

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