Nothing, and I mean nothing, is more frustrating than losing a fish that you’re on the brink of getting into the boat. Often times, these fish get away because the knot connecting the line to the hook doesn’t hold.
While it may seem a bit mundane, the knot is in fact a significant part of any fishing rig ranging from a cane pole all the way to thick offshore fishing rigs. Without a good knot, your bait and hook will not stay attached long enough for you to actually get the fish to the boat – you’ll go through all of the work without the reward!
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Boca Grande fishing charters explain why you should strongly re-consider buying an offshore fishing boat
Florida’s Gulf Coast, especially around Boca Grande, is known throughout the U.S. for its clean waters and exceptional sport fishing. Many visitors to this coastal paradise come here for one thing and on thing only – to fish.
Many of these visitors from near and far love fishing and the open waters so much that they begin considering their own boat so they can go out anytime they like.
As any fisherman can attest, getting the bug to buy your own boat and go wherever you like is very powerful. But as we’ll explain below, getting your own fishing boat is an expensive undertaking and therefore shouldn’t be decided on a whim.
Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Charter Instead of Buying Your Own Boat
Charters and general anglers in Louisiana and throughout the south are lucky in that it’s possible to fish year-round. There are certain times of year (i.e. spring and summer) when the fishing is better, but with a little knowledge of the area, expert anglers go out and catch Redfish even in the winter months.
Continue reading How the Seasons Affect Redfish Fishing in Louisiana
Homosassa charters explain the different parts of this often under-appreciated yet critical part of your fishing rig
When you read articles the web about fishing the inshore waters around Homosassa and Florida, most of what you will find is stories about what fish are in season, what they’re biting on and what rigs people are using to catch them.
You may even catch something about popular rod/reel combos and techniques anglers and charters are using at a particular time.
What you probably won’t see is much about the single most vital part of the rig – the hook.
Continue reading The Inane Anatomy of Fishing Hooks Used for Inshore Fishing