Is Gulp bait bad for fish?

Is Gulp bait bad for fish? 8 things you need to know!

Have you ever tried out plastic bait like Gulp before?  It can be a fantastic bait for catching more fish – the life-like wobble and the scents typical of plastic lures and baits make them sometimes irresistible to fish.  But they are made of plastic, is that ok?  If you’ve ever wondered whether using plastic baits like Gulp! is bad …

How long can fish live with hooks in their stomach

How long can fish live with hooks in their stomach? Answered

Sometimes when you are fishing, a hook might get caught pretty deep within a fish’s mouth or even stomach.  When this requires you to cut the line, the fish can be left with the hook in its mouth or stomach.  Ever had that happen to you? And ever wondered what happens to the fish?  This article explains what happens when …

Best fishing rods, reels and combos for beginners

16 best fishing rods for beginners

How would you like to start landing some awesome catches or even take a fish home to eat, all caught with your new rod and reel set up? I know when I started fishing I caught the bug and couldn’t wait to start angling. Or perhaps you’re looking for the best fishing rod for beginners as a present for a …

Casting rods lined up against a wall, but What is a casting rod for (1)

What is the Difference Between a Casting Rod and a Trolling Rod? [Answered]

From the eyes of an inexperienced fisherman, a casting rod and a trolling rod could seem interchangeable and indistinguishable. While confusing the two may be easy to do, these two rods serve entirely different purposes and should be used only for their intended purposes. The action, stiffness, and handles of these rods are engineered strictly for their job. While there …

A guys assembling a fishing rod thinking How to Set Up a Fishing Rod for Beginners

How to Set Up a Fishing Rod for Beginners [Explained!]

As simple as it may look, setting up a fishing rod could be as confusing as solving a Rubik’s cube. Different rigs and tactics can differ majorly depending on which species you are targeting. Luckily, there is a baseline to follow on how to set up a fishing rod as a beginner, and once you get it down, you can …

What Equipment Do I Need to Start Fishing A set of fishing tackle on a table

What Equipment Do I Need to Start Fishing? [Answered!]

Purchasing everything you need to begin fishing may seem like an incredibly difficult task.  Magazines and social media have the perception that you need boatloads of gear and tackle boxes jammed full of lures.  For an experienced, species-specific angler, this may be the case.  As for the beginner, you only need a few main components to get you started in …

Five silver fish and a reel What are the Different Types of Fishing Reels

What are the Different Types of Fishing Reels?[Explained]

Fishing reels come in many different shapes and functions, so learning when to use each can sometimes be tricky. Trying to understand what the different types of fishing reels are can be challenging, particularly when you are starting out. When I started out I remember thinking questions like, heck, well what is the difference between a casting reel and a …

A man thinking What Fishing Rod Size Should I Get

What Fishing Rod Size Should I Get? [Simple answer!]

Deciding which fishing rod to buy can be a daunting task. You’ve made it through the decision of what type of rod to get – if not, read our article here on what is a spinning rod vs a casting rod? From 4 feet to 16 feet, rods can come in all shapes, sizes, actions, and weights. But now, how …

A man casting, thinking what is a Spinning Rod vs. a Casting Rod

What is a Spinning Rod vs. a Casting Rod? [Explained]

Fishing. It sounds simple at first, doesn’t it? Chuck something on a hook and sling it into the water, hoping to lure in an unsuspecting fish that might become dinner, or a prized Facebook photo to show off to your friends. But as you spend more and more time in the world of fishing, you begin to understand that it’s …