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Spearfishing for Beginners: Getting Started with Confidence

June 30, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

Spearfishing can seem daunting for beginners, but with the right approach, it can be an incredibly rewarding activity. Start by taking a course or learning from experienced spearfishers to understand the basics. Choose easy-to-navigate waters with good visibility and abundant …

Deep Sea Spearfishing: The Ultimate Underwater Adventure

June 29, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

Discover the thrilling world of deep-sea spearfishing, where every dive offers the promise of an exhilarating catch. Spearfishing combines free diving and hunting, requiring skill, precision, and a keen eye for the underwater environment. To get started, ensure you have …

Miami Spearfishing: A Diver’s Paradise

June 25, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Miami is a world-renowned party destination, but there’s more to this vibrant city than nightlife. Below the surface lies a spearfishing paradise teeming with diverse marine life and underwater structures. A Bounty of Fish and Exploration: Abundant Reefs and Wrecks: …

Choosing the Right Fly Rod Length for Small Stream Fishing

May 29, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

When it comes to fishing in small streams, there’s a common misconception that a short, tiny rod is the way to go. However, experienced anglers know that opting for a longer rod, typically between 8 and 9 feet, can often …

Fly Fishing Houston’s Urban Waters

May 22, 2024 | Baitshop Kevin

Houston’s urban waters are home to a surprising array of fish species, offering unique angling experiences for adventurous fly fishers. From largemouth bass to carp and even speckled trout, these city waterways are bustling with piscine life waiting to be …

Mastering the Art of Fly Fishing with Two Essential Casts

April 20, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Fly fishing might seem intimidating at first, but with a little practice, you can be casting like a pro in no time. This guide focuses on two fundamental casts that will cover most situations you’ll encounter: the overhead cast and …

5 Fly Fishing Tactics for High Water Success in the Spring

April 18, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

Spring brings joy to fly anglers – warmer waters awaken insects and activate feeding frenzies for trout. But in many areas, spring also means battling high water flows caused by melting snowpack, known as “runoff.” Don’t let these changing conditions …

The Ultimate Guide to Bottom Fishing

February 11, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

Bottom fishing is a beloved technique among anglers for its simplicity and versatility. Whether you’re targeting Panfish in freshwater or Grouper in the deep sea, bottom fishing offers endless opportunities for exciting catches. In this guide, we’ll cover everything you …

Learn All About Swordfish Angling

February 6, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Catching a swordfish is the ultimate achievement for many anglers, representing a blend of challenge, skill, and exhilaration. These majestic creatures, with their elusive nature and formidable size, have long captured the imagination of fishermen worldwide. To successfully land one, …

Advantages of Crappie Fishing for Bass Anglers

January 15, 2024 | Baitshop Kevin

A dedicated bass fisherman for as long as memory serves, the pursuit of bass consumed much of my angling endeavors. Recently, an opportunity emerged during the holidays to explore crappie fishing alongside long-time friend and seasoned Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie, …

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