With nearly 44 million freshwater anglers in the U.S., freshwater fishing consistently tops the list of favorite outdoor sports. What hooks people on fishing? Maybe it's the variety. Lakes, rivers and streams all offer great freshwater fishing and the list of gamefish — trout, bass, tarpon, bonefish, sunfish, muskie, bluegills — goes on and on. Or maybe it’s because freshwater fishing can be as much about spending time with the family and friends enjoying the outdoors as much as it is about reeling in the big one.
Whether you want to find helpful freshwater fishing tips and resources or are interested in researching different types of fly fishing boats, explore our site today to discover the unique joys that freshwater fishing can bring to your life.
Freshwater Fishing Boats
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Selecting your freshwater fishing gear
With nearly 45 million Americans listing fishing as their preferred leisure activity, recreational anglers outnumbered participants in most other outdoor sports. Successful anglers mix petience, skill, finesse and sometimes brawn to land their catch. Having the right equipment makes it easier to achieve success and enjoy the sport.read more
I carry 25 different color Sharpie pens to customize my crank baits. If you put a little red line where the gills would be it mimics bleeding. To mimic a perch, I’ll paint the fins orange. To mimic a shad I’ll paint a black dot behind the eye toward the tail.