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How to Fix a Broken Fishing Rod

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There are many ways fishing rods can break. They can be stepped on or crack against the side of the boat. A fish can break off the tip of the rod, or a rod can break for no apparent reason at all. A broken rod can spell the end of a good day of fishing, but it doesn't mean it can't be used again. Fo

How to Catch Gulf Red Snapper

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Gulf red snapper is one of the most sought after fish because it is a popular seafood all over the world. There are several varieties of red snapper and they are not terribly difficult to catch. Concerns have been expressed about overfishing of the Gulf red snapper, and as with many sportfish there

How to Catch Tiger Trout

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A tiger trout is a crossbreed of a brook trout and brown trout. To create a tiger trout, the female has to be the brown and the male a brook. Their scales appear like the female, yet the body shape resembles the male. The tiger trout has spotting different from its parents and is a sterile fish. Thi

How to Charge Glow Spoons

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Glow spoons are glow-in-the-dark fishing lures. These lures allow a fisherman to see the lure while fishing at night. While a fisherman is able to fish by feeling when a fish bites, a glow spoon can provide the extra few seconds to set a fish, by allowing a fisherman to see when a lure has been capt

How to Fish for Catfish in Ponds

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Catfish are one of the most commonly stocked fish in ponds and small bodies of water. And while not all ponds contain catfish, those that do often produce fish of 10 lbs. or more. Besides growing to a large size, catfish are hard-fighting and are fairly easy to catch on a variety of baits. They also

How to Make Koi Food

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Koi is a special breed of the fish known as carp. Carp comes in both fresh and saltwater varieties and can be tiny or huge. Koi are a medium to large variety of carp that can be used for food or decorative purposes. These are the graceful colorful fish that you find in home ponds or pools decorating

Hawaiian Fishing Tools

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Fishing poles were used in ancient Hawaii and are still in use today.fishing poles image by Scott McCarty from Fotolia.comIn Hawaii, fishing is as natural as breathing. Ancient Hawaiians created fishing tools out of plant vines, bones and tree branches to help them in their quest for...

How to Make Viking Antler Items

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Although modern people picture Vikings as ferocious raiders and killers, far more denizens of Viking society were industrious farmers, craftsmen and traders. Bone and antler workers made a host of items: combs, jewelry, pins and needles, dice, gaming pieces, spoons, boxes, beads, spindles, whistles,

How to Care for a Spinning Reel

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Both experienced and novice anglers fish with spinning reels, which hang below the handle of the fishing rod. Fishermen use them to catch nearly any species of fish that swims. Available in a wide variety of sizes, anglers use spinning reels in freshwater and saltwater. Many fishermen use the same s

How to Pitch a Baitcasting Reel

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When you're fishing cover for bass in shallow water, your casting options are relatively limited: a bait flung with a traditional cast makes too much noise entering the water, but if you get too close to the cover, you can spook the fish. The best option is a casting technique known as pitching, whi