Top 8 Pretty Fish Caught by Anglers

pretty fish peacock bass

There is plenty of fish diversity in rivers, lakes, and oceans. Some of them look average, like nothing special. Others are plain ugly and weird.  But there are also fish you can catch that are quite beautiful and do not necessarily belong in the aquarium. We thought about it for a while, and we came … Read more

Ulterra vs Terrova: What’s the Difference?

Ulterra vs Terrova: What’s the Difference?

A beautiful day on the lake is made even better with a quality trolling motor. Some of our top fishing adventures have been with Minn Kota’s trolling motors, and two of the brand’s bestsellers are the Ulterra and the Terrova. So, what’s the scoop on the great Ulterra vs. Terrova debate? Here’s everything we know about these two … Read more

What do Carp eat? A Complete Guide to Carp Feeding Habits

What do Carp eat

Maybe you’re just curious by nature, or maybe you’re interested in fishing for carp and want to find out what carp eat. Whatever brought you here, we’re going to go into great detail on what carp eat and their feeding habits. Carp eat a range of foods, for the bulk of their diet they mostly … Read more

Why Do Carp Jump out of the Water?

Why do carp jump

You might have been spending hours by the lake or on the river banks, or you’ve heard about it from someone, and you wonder, why fish jump out of the water? Many species jump for many reasons. Amongst those “jumpers” are carp. You can often see the seemingly fat and sluggish fish performing jumps above … Read more

Trout Fishing With Corn

Trout Fishing with Corn

Have you ever heard of trout fishing with corn? We recently gave it a shot and found that corn can work for trout fishing, but like anything, it depends on the conditions and whether the fish are biting that day. Some anglers swear by corn trout fishing, as it’s a convenient and cost-effective way to … Read more

The 9 Best Tasting Trout According to Anglers

Best Tasting Trout

It may as a surprise to know that most trout anglers don’t eat their catch. I feel that they are missing out. Lately, I’ve only been going trout fishing when I feel like eating some trout. There are 11 species of trout in the U.S and even more sub-species. Let’s take a look at the … Read more

What to do if Fish Swallowed Hook

Have you ever been fishing and caught a big one, only to notice the fish swallowed the hook? I’ve been there, and it was a bit stressful at first, wondering what to do with the fish and whether our favorite hook was a lost cause. Luckily, I’ve since discovered what to do when the hook … Read more

How to Use Wax Worms for Fishing


When considering your live bait for fishing, you can sometimes run into a bit of wall. There are so many different choices– nightcrawlers, red worms, minnows, and leeches to name a few. In this article we will talk about an often-overlooked live bait—wax worms or “waxies”.  What Are Wax Worms? First, we will look at … Read more

Palomino Trout – Hybrid Species Explained

Palomino trout

Anglers of all levels can appreciate a good day on the water fishing for trout. There are around 50 trout species currently recognized, with these freshwater fish found in cool lakes and clear streams across North America, Europe, and northern Asia. One unique trout variety you may enjoy fishing for is Palomino trout, but you … Read more

A Complete Guide to Cane Pole Fishing

Cane Pole Fishing

Cane pole fishing is a traditional way to fish in still waters. Generally, the targets are small Bluegill and Panfish. Cane pole fishing differs from other forms of rod fishing in several ways.  The setup for the cane pole is primitive but effective. There is not a lot of accessories involved. The complete setup includes … Read more