Fishing Tips, Tools and Gear

Fishing Tips, Tools And Gear

Fresh Water; Salt Water; Craft; Gear; Safety

Bottom Bouncer

We are quickly advancing towards July.  Natural prey is going to be peaking in Nebraska waters in the next few weeks, and the bite is naturally going to slow.  Happens every summer. In spite of that, I have heard some great reports from a lot of Nebraska reservoirs.  There is still time to get in …

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Best Saltwater Fishing Gear for Beginners of 2021: Affordable & High-Quality


Looking for the best saltwater fishing gear for beginners? Maybe you’re gearing up for the occasional beach vacation? We’ve got some suggestions. If you’re an avid angler that lives far from a coast, it’s natural to aspire to fish the salt. It’s a totally different fishing experience, with completely different fish habitat, species, and food […]

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Anglers Find Full Fireball Whisky Bottle in Fish’s Stomach

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This is about the last thing you’d expect to find inside a fish’s stomach. What do fish eat? It’s a complex question, but the answer is mainly other fish, along with underwater vegetation and other small critters found beneath the surface. Filleting a saltwater fish is normal, but investigating its stomach contents is also a […]

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Trout Fishing in Missouri: Where and When to Take Advantage of This State’s Great Fisheries


Trout Fishing In Missouri

When you’re ready to go trout fishing in Missouri, this will give you an edge. As the 24th state in the union, the Show Me State was a part of the original Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Even though the famed Table Rock Lake resides within its boundaries and the channel catfish is the state fish, […]

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The Best Prime Day Outdoor Sales to Shop Right Now


Prime Day Camping Sales

Amazon Prime Day 2021 means there are some great deals on Amazon camping accessories, fishing gear, and hunting apparel. It’s an outdoorsman’s flash sale! Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Once a year, Amazon Prime shoppers […]

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WP’s

I will tell you that the days of building big reservoirs are likely long past.  However, some relatively small reservoirs will continue to be built in Nebraska.  Most of them built by Natural Resource Districts (NRDs).  In most cases these projects are in urban areas to provide flood control and perhaps some recreation.  Fortunately, we, …

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350-Pound Warsaw Grouper Caught in Florida Was at Least 50 Years Old

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grouper

This huge grouper was at least 50 years old! The biggest fish are often also the oldest in the sea. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was recently able to confirm that after aging a giant 350-pound Warsaw grouper caught back on Dec. 29, 2019. The FWC’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute posted photos […]

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Mudskippers: The Weird Fish That Live Most of Their Lives on Land

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Mudskippers

The mudskipper is one of the most unusual fish on Earth. The world’s oceans are filled with all sorts of strange creatures. From the deep-sea anglerfish to mysterious, rarely seen creatures like the giant squid. There is no denying all the diversity of life that calls the oceans home. Some of these creatures are much […]

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Angling for Flying Fish Makes for a Unique Experience in Florida

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Atlantic Flying Fish

We do not see a fish fly every day! There are a ton of strange fish swimming the world’s oceans and freshwater lakes and rivers. However, few of them are as weird as the flying fish. These strange, ray-finned fish can glide effortlessly above the surface of the water thanks to their large pectoral fins […]

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