There are many tens of thousands of acres of land available in Texas to be leased for hunting. Quail, dove and white-tailed deer are the most commonly hunted game, but you can find a hunting lease in Texas for duck or turkey or even wild hog or javelina. There is land available for hunting leases al
When fishing, you always run into those people who seem to have the exact bait that fish bite. The people who are catching the fish are the ones who have studied the habits and life cycles of fish. They experiment to find which bait is the favorite of the fish they're trying to catch. When fishin
Padre Island on the south Texas coast is arguably one of the best fishing areas in the Gulf of Mexico. With nutrient-rich waters coming from the deep recesses of the continental shelf and reefs buzzing with fish activity, deep sea fishing Padre Island is an adventure. Padre Island's proximity to a n
You always hear people saying that they are going trout fishing for the week-end and you want to try it. The first thing you need to consider when going fishing is what type of trout ...
Fishing for shrimp in Maine is especially popular during the winter months when shrimps are in season. Whether you are catching the shrimp to use for food or to sell, preparing and using your shrimp trap correctly is important to maximize the number of shrimp you catch.
Ohio is famous for its steelhead trout fishing.Fishing image by Olenka51 from Fotolia.comOhio is home to "Steelhead Alley," a nickname given to the over 30 tributaries that flow into Lake Erie's southern shore in Ohio. Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York all have steelhead trout-stocking...
Nothing breaks a fisherman's heart more than losing a big fish. One way to ensure against break-offs is to keep fresh lines on your reels. Monofilament fishing line can be damaged by heat and the sun's rays and should be changed periodically to make sure you land that big fish when it strikes. Putti
Many sport and recreational anglers, particularly those targeting freshwater species such as largemouth bass and salmon, spray natural and synthetic chemical combinations on their baits and lures to enhance the lures' effectiveness. These attractants are available in a variety of formulas from dozen
A group of whales is called a pod. Although they are not actual whales, dolphins, orcas and pilot whale groups are also called pods. Pods refer to more than two whales in a group--otherwise they are just known as pairs. Other terms for a group of whales are gam, herd, school or grind, but the genera
Surf fishing is one of the most enjoyable types of fishing. As I have experienced many times, it is both peaceful and relaxing. Not to mention, you never know what you may reel in next! ...
Where it is legal, snagging catfish is a good option for catching them. When hooked in the mouth, catfish put up a strong fight. But like any other fish that is snagged in the side of its body, they fight even harder when snagged. The thrill of the fight is why many fishermen decide to try snagging.
A shadowbox is a decorative display device, typically designed to illustrate a specific theme. Shadowboxes can be made to showcase special items such as antique fishing lures, a person's career, sports memorabilia, or nearly anything. If you have an avid fisherman in your family or as a friend, maki
The gaping maw and brown and yellow mottled scales of goliath grouper (Serranus itajara), formerly known as jewfish, tempt novice and experienced anglers alike. These fish, found in few waters throughout the world, live in the Gulf of Mexico. Goliath grouper live in depths up to 150 feet; this, coup
Anglers who target large game fish species such as bass, muskies, northern pike and walleyes often use bait-casting reels. The lures can handle heavier line and are designed to be used with stout equipment. As a result, the best lures for fish with bait-casting reels are artificial and wight more th
First Nations people in Canada perfected the art of ice fishing.ice fishing image by Bruce MacQueen from Fotolia.comThe First Nations people of Canada have always had a special relationship with their natural surroundings. Fishing traditions and methods have been passed down through the...
The United Kingdom is an island, which gives it a distinct advantage in offering saltwater fishing for residents and visitors. England, in particular, has a number of locales with exciting opportunities for saltwater fishermen. Whether a fisherman's interest lies in open water or in saltwater-fed ri
Reelfoot Lake, in northwest, TN. Is one of the most interesting places in the Volunteer State. It has a rich history. There are yearly crappie tournaments held there, drawing crappie aficionados from all over the ...
Interdisciplinary Center of Marine Sciences of National Polytechnic Institute PO Box 592, La Paz, BCS Humans are not the favorite food of sharks. They do not attack humans because they are hungry, they just confuse ...
Alaska is a popular destination that sees over 1.8 million visitors a year according to the Alaska Department of Commerce. The natural beauty of unspoiled woods, glaciers and wildlife attracts visitors from all over the world. Fishing trips and lodging options in the state vary from rustic to luxury
Many anglers who fish with artificial lures enjoy trying a wide variety of lures, but do not like retying their line every time they change lures. For those fishermen, there are snap swivels, which reduce line twist and make it easy to change lures. The best time to use snap swivels is when the fish