When to replace fishing line? (and how to prolong its life)
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When to replace fishing line? (and how to prolong its life)

In this guide, I will discuss how often fishing line needs to be replaced and will provide some tips and tricks to prolong, and sometimes double it’s useful life. It is important to replace your line to prevent break off’s and lost tackle. How often to replace fishing line? Occasional use Heavy use Heavy use…

What Is the Best Kastmaster Color for Trout? (Including one custom color!)
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What Is the Best Kastmaster Color for Trout? (Including one custom color!)

Have you ever been to a fishing store, and looked at the large display of lures. There are so many different colors and patterns. Just which one is best for trout fishing? In this guide, I will share what I consider to be the best kastmaster colors for trout fishing. I have been seriously trout…

Best Breaking Strain For Trout Fishing?
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Best Breaking Strain For Trout Fishing?

The breaking strain of fishing line most suitable for targeting trout in streams and ponds is 4lb, with a diameter of 0.008″ (0.20mm). This thin line is difficult for the trout to see and casts further when fishing with typical trout spinners. When fishing rivers, going up to 6lb or 8lb line is sometimes required….

How to Catch Rainbow Trout in Mountain Lakes
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How to Catch Rainbow Trout in Mountain Lakes

Welcome to my guide to targeting rainbow trout in mountain lakes. I love fishing in the mountains, there is nothing better than fishing surrounded by nature. Maybe best of all, mountain lakes usually stay cold enough to fish even in the hottest part of summer. Many new anglers can find lakes a bit daunting. There…

The Best Ultra Light Spinning Reels
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The Best Ultra Light Spinning Reels

Looking for a new ultralight spinning reel? A reel that is not only lightweight but durable with excellent line management. In this article, I hope to provide what I consider to be the best ultralight spinning reels. My list of best ultralight spinning reels Shimano Sienna Okuma Ceymar Pflueger Prsident Daiwa Regal LT Penn Battle…

2 Forgotten trout lures that deserve a second chance
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2 Forgotten trout lures that deserve a second chance

This article was initially going to be about 7 forgotten trout lures that deserve a second chance. But while preparing for the article, I realized that many lures were forgotten for a good reason. They have simply been replaced by newer, more efficient designs or maybe they were never that great to begin with. Secondly,…

Rapala Oringal Floating vs Rapala Xrap | Which is best?
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Rapala Oringal Floating vs Rapala Xrap | Which is best?

Ever went into a fishing store, and looked at all the Rapala lures on display. Two of the most common models being the Original Floater and the Xrap. But, which lure is best and how do they compare to each other? While this article is primarily going to be focused on trout fishing, I have…

How to catch trout in winter on Jerkbaits?
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How to catch trout in winter on Jerkbaits?

Winter is one of my favorite times of year to target trout on jerkbaits. The reason why jerkbaits are my lure of choice over the colder months is that their realistic appearance allows for extremely slow retrieves, which give lethargic trout plenty of time to inspect before striking. The basics are simple, cast the Jerkbait…