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Stay Protected and Comfortable: Saltwater Fishing Clothing Guide

April 28, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

Saltwater fishing throws various challenges your way, but with the right clothing, you can conquer them and enjoy a successful trip. Here’s what to consider: Guarding Against the Elements: Sun Protection: Sunburn is a serious threat. Opt for long, loose-fitting clothing …

Top 10 Tips for Spring/Summer Wet Wading

March 31, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

Wet wading is gaining popularity even in regions far from tropical climates. Not only is it a delightful way to fish during warm summer months, but it also opens up new areas and possibilities for anglers by allowing them to …

Understanding Ice Thickness for Ice Fishing

March 19, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

Embracing the winter chill often leads outdoor enthusiasts to frozen lakes and ponds, igniting a flurry of activities like ice skating, hockey, and ice fishing. However, traversing icy surfaces demands caution and awareness of safety measures. Learn how to assess …

Should You Wear a Lifejacket While Angling

February 21, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Fishing enthusiasts, let’s talk about a crucial aspect often overlooked—your safety on the water. Recent incidents have brought to light the importance of life jackets, and we want to stress the significance of incorporating safety measures into your fishing routine. …

How to Remove a Fish Hook from Your Finger while Minimizing Pain and Injury

February 11, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

Fish hooks are essential tools for anglers, facilitating successful catches. However, they also pose a risk of injury if mishandled, with many fishermen experiencing the discomfort of a hook embedded in their skin at some point. Whether on a leisurely …

How to Fish Safely in Deep Water

February 7, 2024 | Baitshop Kevin

Staying safe during deep sea fishing adventures is paramount, especially when venturing into offshore waters for prized catches like marlin or tuna. If you’re new to deep sea or offshore fishing, it’s wise to consider going with a licensed captain …

Wading Belt Safety Measures for Anglers

January 24, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

When it comes to wading in fishing scenarios, safety should always be a top priority. One often-overlooked yet crucial accessory for waders is the wading belt. This unassuming piece of gear is not merely a fashion statement; it can be …

Essential Gear for Braving the Cold When Ice Fishing

January 12, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

Ice fishing, with its frigid temperatures, icy terrains, and relentless winds, demands a specialized wardrobe that goes beyond regular fishing attire. As much a test of endurance as an enjoyable pastime, ice anglers need dedicated clothing to combat the challenging …

A Crucial Guide for Winter Anglers, How to Stay Safe on the Ice

January 10, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

As winter approaches, ice fishing enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the frozen lakes that signal the start of the ice fishing season. However, venturing onto the ice demands caution, particularly during the early season when the ice is fresher. This guide focuses …

Important Ice Safety Tips Ahead of Ice Fishing Season

October 16, 2023 | Baitshop Brandy

As winter approaches and temperatures drop, ice fishing enthusiasts are gearing up for the upcoming season. However, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is issuing important ice safety reminders to ensure that everyone can enjoy this winter pastime safely. …

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