Canadian Pike Fishing If you have never been on one of those canadian pike fishing trips or vacations then you just don’t know what you are missing. The great canadian outdoors, the Canadians Rockies, the wind blowing and the monster […]
Canadian Pike Fishing
If you have never been on one of those canadian pike fishing trips or vacations then you just don’t know what you are missing. The great canadian outdoors, the Canadians Rockies, the wind blowing and the monster northern pike caught in your fishing rod (that would be great, right?) Well, all of this can become a reality if you go on a canadian pike fishing trip. Let’s see what this means and what you need to have in order to start such a trip.
Ah, canadian northern pike fishing! It is such a great feeling to have a northern pike trapped in your fishing rod. And because of the power that these type of fish have, you will most likely know when you have got a pike on the end of your line as your whole boat will start to tremble (don’t worry, there haven’t been recorded any cases about lost fishermen or men over board because of any pike, but who knows?).
The worse things about the northern pike isn’t the moment that you feel one up the rod, nope. It’s the time that he is in your boat that is the crucial one and this is the time when you must be very careful or you can lose the fish. These fish tend to twist a lot and they can even get rolled in your fishing road. If this happens you will, in most cases, have to tie up the line that is covering the fish as there will probably be no way that you can untangle it from there. There goes another rod! Damn!
This is exactly why you must be extra careful when landing a canadian northern pike in your boat. It can ruin a perfectly good rod in mere seconds and the joy of catching such a great fish will become overlooked when you have to throw out a good rod. But if you take control of the situation, you will end up with a fish and no “casualties” on your part.
A good advice here is to learn to distinguish the pike from his close cousin the muskellunge, which is similar in looks but also has a few different things.
Just do a search for these 2 fishes and see what one has and the other hasn’t. This can help you in you canadian pike fishing trip as you will be able to know what you got in the rod and how to effectively catch it.
Some good places to go on a canadian pike fishing vacation are ontario canada and manitoba. These places will offer some of the best fishing trips you have ever had and it is quite likely that you will also catch a bundle of fish, if you are at least a little knowledgeable at the type of fish that live in those waters and how to catch them. So, what are you waiting for? Start researching for that canadian pike fishing trip and go live it!
Black Bass Fishing
There are only three black bass fishing rigs that need to be learned. Just handle these three and the bass will be coming into the cooler, quickly. Bass anglers all to often seem to have the enthusiasm to get themselves all juiced up for a big day of fishing only to find themselves coming in at the end of the day with only one or two bass. That is sad, pathetic and virtually unnecessary. Why go through all that time and labor, preparation to just come back with one or even two bass? Not worth the time my bass hunting friend. There is a better way and I will tell you right about now.
But before I do that, let me say a few things about why the bass fishermen of the world fail when they go fishing. What most bass fisherman do is spend the day casting, re-rigging, running, and loosing lures all the while getting frustrated because the fish aren’t cooperating. Sound familiar? It should and do not be embarrassed or proud, I am not your girlfriend. I surely know this feeling and any angler reading my article has had the same feeling at some point and time. The lonely feeling is not true. We have all been in this exact same position, alone struggling with no one to turn to. Well, those days are coming to an end, don’t feel bad if this does happen to you because you are definitely not alone. One of the most important variables of bass fishing is the art of rig selection.
Three rigs are all you will ever need and here they are; Texas rig, Carolina rig, and the floating rig. These three rigs are probably the most successful lures for catching largemouth bass an angler can use just about anywhere, anytime. Guaranteed my bass fishing buddies. Now, some anglers may ask, “Why would I use all three of these rigs?”.
The answer is really quite simple. It’s like using tools of the trade. A carpenter wouldn’t use a hammer to back out a screw, nor would he or she use a screwdriver to pound nails. Well, at least most of them wouldn’t! The same goes with bass fishing. An angler should have the right tools of the trade to do a specific job.
The first rig and probably the most used in the entire bass fishing world, is the famed Texas rig. This is the only one I will describe in detail since really it will work for any type of bass fishing. It is a simple rig that can be tied in a hurry. This rig has landed more bass than any other rig around, and I use it almost religiously. To rig a Texas rig you will need a line, hook, and sinker. That’s it. The steps are easy, like I said. First, you put your sinker (usually a bullet-shaped slip sinker) onto the line with the smaller point of the weight going on first or “facing up.” Then tie your hook (usually an offset worm hook) to the end of the line. Now you are ready for the live bait or even a jig. It does not matter, this Texas rig works for both live and artificial baits. A real winner! The other two rigs are fine but do not compare to the versatility of the Texas. The Carolina and the floater are good rigs and have their spots in bass fishing, just not here.
One of the most exhilarating feelings is that of landing a huge, strong marlin, sailfish or even a shark. These fish can weigh hundreds of pounds and put up quite a fight. Sailfish have been known to top 1000 pounds in some cases. Obviously, good sea fishing rods are required to boat a fish like that and here we look at the selection process.
All sea fishing rods will be constructed of a material that can take the saltwater conditions. For this reason, metal or aluminum rods are going to succumb to the salt in the air and corrode or become brittle. Better choices exist with either graphite or fiberglass as these are resistant to corrosion, rusting and brittleness.
Graphite rods are used in some cases. Though graphite is used in other lighter rods used in freshwater fishing, it also has flexibility features that are desired in heavier, sturdier sea fishing rods. Fiberglass rods, however, provide greater flexibility and tend to be more versatile for deep sea fishing.
When selecting a rod, it is necessary to consider the tackle you will be using. Everything has to work together smoothly when you have that trophy on the line. This is because the sea is home to varieties of fish that are much larger than your ordinary freshwater fish like bass or trout. Some of the larger deep sea fish can be on the line for hours before you get them to the boat.
In addition to this, sometimes the rod determines the tackle used, sometimes the tackle determines the rod that needs to be used. Either way, it all has to work well together. Be sure you get the combination right to maximize your rods’ performance.
So we come to size. Like anything, sea fishing rods can be bought in lighter varieties to accommodate hunting for fish like grouper, snapper or flounder.
If you are going after he big guys, you will need a heavier rod, no doubt. So take your quarry into consideration of selecting a sea fishing rod. Hook a big game fish on a rod suited for lighter quarry and you might go home disappointed.
Another thing to think about is your selected technique. Deep drop fishing, shallow drop fishing, kite fishing and bottom techniques all require a specific rod type. Why is this the case? Because different areas of the sea house different species of fish. Technique dictates target fish, target fish dictates rod type. Simple, really, isn’t it?
If you still are not sure what to look at or what to choose, go to a local sporting goods store that sells sea fishing rods and ask questions. This helps you get the answers you need and you can handle the equipment personally to get a feel for it in your hand. Being able to see the sea fishing rods is a big help in selecting the right one for your needs.
All in all, picking out sea fishing rods is fairly simple once you know what to take into consideration. Do a little research and your sea fishing expedition will be successful.
Enzo Vullo, http://www.seafishingreelsonline.com
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Many people choose stream trout fishing because of its gentle pace. There are many types of trout coming through the streams, they are all fed off rivers. For example, in Scotland, you will find a few sea trout. It may seem strange but the sea trout work the way up the rivers and then odd few filter into the streams.
Generally though when fishing in streams you are normally looking at catching brown trout.
This is one of the most common trout on our streams worldwide.
When you decide to venture down to your local stream to catch some trout, there are some things you need to remember.
First is your size of rod. Being on a stream you do not need normal size rod, so go for something smaller and also take into consideration the way you cast.
Things some people do not think about are noise, vision, reflection.
I will explain what I mean by these three points.
When you go down to the stream quite a few are shallow at some points and have debris and plantation in them and these are where trout can be hiding. So when you are finding your spot, keep quiet and do not make any sound. The trout can hear you.
The second point is Vision. Yes vision, trout can actually see you.
Try and wear camouflaged clothing when you go so they cannot see you that well.
If they see you, it’s going to be a bad day catch wise!
One more trout fishing tip, on a sunny day try not to wear reflective sunglasses.
I have seen this many a time and the anglers have not caught anything and wonder why.
The reflections on the water will keep the trout away.
You have to make sure your preparations are thought out when you are going up against the good old trout fish!
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