Fly Fishing : Travel & Places
Snagging salmon is a practical method of catching the fish for food. Snagging is best accomplished in river systems, as the salmon gather in large numbers before the spawn. Snagging is not complicated, but the technique does require a methodical approach to maximize success. Snagging is illegal in s
Northern pike are common targets of ice fishermen because the fish bite readily, even during the winter. Some people who pursue pike during the winter do so to eat the fish, while others simply enjoy catching and releasing the hard-fighting fish. There are several techniques that will increase the o
Bass fishing is one of the most popular forms of sport fishing in America. Neither spotted bass nor largemouth bass are popular foods at the dinner table, but their unpredictable behavior and determined fight make them enticing challenges for any angler. You can catch spotted bass and largemouth bas
Bring an old piece of driftwood to life as a carved fish decoy with a few woodworking tools. Traditionally used by Native Americans to lure large fish under the ice or in deep water, carved fish decoys today are mostly folk art featuring multiple iridescent colors or kept plain to evoke old-world cu
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, comprised of biologists, engineers, administrators and enforcement officers, is responsible for upholding fishing regulations in the state. Certain regulations cover game fish species.Game Fish SpeciesNorth Carolina designates many of its...
"Pokemon: SoulSilver" is a Nintendo DS remake of the original "Pokemon Silver" for the GameBoy. The SoulSilver version features enhanced graphics and new Pokemon available in new locations. One common way to catch Pokemon is to use a fishing rod in any source of water the player
A summer flounder - also known as a fluke fish - is a flat fish. Both eyes of adult flounder are located on the same side its head. Flounder are aggressive predatory fish that hide at the bottom of the sea floor, burying themselves in the soft sand and ambushing their prey. Summer flounder change t
Many dream and yearn to sail on a yacht, be it the Maldives or the Bahamas, and feel the solitude, smell the vast stretch of the ocean and the cool breeze. Umpteen number of coastal ...
The crease fly is a category of flies, not a specific pattern. It gets its name from the process of folding or creasing the material that forms the major body component. It can be tied to imitate a specific bait fish favored by particular game fish or it can be tied to look like a general, all-purpo
The largest of its species in the world, the giant Pacific octopus, Enteroctopus dofleini, can grow to more than 30 feet long and weigh more than 90 lbs., according to MarineBio.org. Its eight arms average 16 feet in length. Just like its size and reach, the giant octopus' habitat is vast.
Two of the main types of fishing reels are bait-casting and spin-casting reels. While any fishing enthusiast can use them, bait-casting equipment is typically used by experienced fishing enthusiasts, and spin-casting equipment is often favored by novice and beginning anglers. The primarily reason is
Of all the turtles found in North America, the painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) is the most widely distributed, and can be found throughout the United States. There are four sub-species: the eastern, midland, western and southern painted turtle. Of the four, the southern painted turtle is...
The white sturgeon is the largest freshwater fish in North America, as well as one of the rarest and most difficult to catch. Fishing for sturgeon requires heavy-duty tackle and often years of experience, but the right water is just as essential. Idaho's Snake River is one of the best waters in the
During spring and fall, the eggs from salmon make up a large food source for foraging trout in streams and rivers. Many trout cling to the bottom, face forward into the current, patiently waiting for an egg to drift by so it can snatch it. An angler can catch trout by presenting a small colorful egg
A coyote on a cliff.coyote silhouette 2 image by Paul Moore from Fotolia.comIn western states like Oregon, predator hunting has been completely legal for decades or more, despite protests by animal rights activists. The activists are especially against mass hunting events called derbies,...
If you're looking for a new painting project, you can always try painting a crow. The crow can provide you with a special challenge. Capturing those inky black feathers will stretch your skills. However, with just a few basic supplies and techniques, you should be able to capture the basic likeness