Why a Trolling Plate? You Can’t Catch a Fish if a Fish Can’t Catch You

May 29th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Fishing - (Comments Off on Why a Trolling Plate? You Can’t Catch a Fish if a Fish Can’t Catch You)

So there you are, trolling along, angling to catch the fish of day. You’re located in the perfect spot, you’ve got the perfect bait, and it’s the perfect time of day. Sigh. Why aren’t the fish biting? Well, here’s the thing: You can’t catch a fish if the fish can’t catch your bait. Which means …
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Backyard Bass: Teaching Kids to Cast

March 20th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Fishing - (Comments Off on Backyard Bass: Teaching Kids to Cast)

I know a young man, around 12 years old, who loves to fish. He absolutely loves it. He would fish seven days a week if he could. He’s got his pole, his gear, his tackle, bait, weights, wigglers and what-nots. He is ready to roll at 6am with peanut butter sandwiches, happy hopes, and great …
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The Best Seat In the Boat

March 20th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Fishing - (Comments Off on The Best Seat In the Boat)

There we were, happily puttering around the lake, taking in the sights, enjoying the fresh air and relaxing in each other’s good company. My sister, Raine, and I took her aluminum boat, with its sweet little outboard motor, for a cruise on Montana’s Placid Lake last Fall – just for the fun of it. We …
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It’s a ‘Reel’ Good Time: National Fishing and Boating Week

June 8th, 2012 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Everything Boating & Fishing | Fishing - (Comments Off on It’s a ‘Reel’ Good Time: National Fishing and Boating Week)

Love fishing and want to get your friends or family loving it as much as you do?  Well this week is as good of a time as any to get out on the water and start having a ‘reel’ good time.  June 2-10 is the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) National Fishing and Boating week …
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And the Trolling is Easy

March 22nd, 2012 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Everything Boating & Fishing | Fishing - (Comments Off on And the Trolling is Easy)

Slow down, you move too fast. Haven’t you heard? Speed kills, baby, speed kills. Especially when you’re out on the water trolling for fish. Too much mph and your chances of attracting and landing that prize salmon, trout or walleye are well, sunk. When trolling, bait or lures are drawn through the water behind a …
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