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How to Catch a World Record Fish and Get It Certified

June 18, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Have you ever reeled in a whopper that you think might be a world record? It’s an exciting possibility, but claiming that title requires following a specific process. Here’s a breakdown of the steps involved in certifying a world record …

Exploring the World of Pike Minnow Fishing

May 31, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Welcome to the ultimate resource for all things pike minnow fishing! Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just dipping your toes into the world of freshwater fishing, this guide is designed to equip you with the knowledge and techniques needed …

6 Key Strategies for Saltwater Surf Fishing Triumph

May 31, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

For anglers venturing onto the sandy shores in pursuit of coastal treasures, mastering the art of surf fishing is essential. Here are six expert tips to enhance your success when shore or surf fishing. Explore the Low Tide Terrain: Embark …

Mastering Backcountry Trout Fishing: 9 Tips for Adventure-Seeking Anglers

May 22, 2024 | Baitshop Kevin

Picture this: the sun rising over rugged peaks, casting its golden glow on pristine backcountry lakes. Amidst this picturesque landscape, elusive wild trout lurk beneath the surface, waiting for the perfect fly to dance above them. For those who dare …

Clark Fork River Sets New State Record for Westslope Cutthroat Trout

May 20, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

A round of applause for Daniel Whitesitt from Post Falls for reeling in a remarkable catch-and-release state record for westslope cutthroat trout. Daniel snagged this trophy trout while casting his line into the waters of the Clark Fork River in …

Crappie Conquest: Essential Tips and Techniques to Catch Slab Crappie

May 17, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Crappie, also known as papermouth or calico bass, are prized by anglers for their delicate flavor and spunky fights. With their beautiful, compressed bodies and schooling tendencies, crappie offer exciting fishing opportunities throughout the year. But whether you’re a seasoned …

Top 10 Mid-Atlantic Fishing Hotspots to Hit this Summer

May 14, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

The Mid-Atlantic beckons anglers with its diverse waters, from vast bays to hidden mountain streams. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a curious beginner, the region offers a summer fishing adventure unlike any other. Here’s a curated list of 10 …

Stillwater Secrets for Fly Fishing Success in Spring

April 22, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

Spring brings a unique opportunity for fly anglers who venture beyond the rushing rivers. Lakes and ponds offer a treasure trove of hidden moments, waiting to be exploited by those who understand the subtle movements happening beneath the surface. This …

Finding Success In High Water During the Spring Rush

April 20, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Spring runoff doesn’t have to mean the end of your fly fishing season. With a shift in perspective and some strategic techniques, you can turn high water into an opportunity. Dirty Water, Happy Trout Many anglers view muddy, high water …

Why You Might Need a Wading Staff

April 4, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

A wading staff is a crucial piece of equipment for fly fishermen who wade in fast-moving streams with rocky or uneven bottoms. It provides much-needed balance and stability, especially in deep water or strong currents. Why use a wading staff? …

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