When to Use Braided Fishing Line

Braided line has become the go-to line for most types of fishing. It was designed for use when you fish in heavy cover because its added durability will stand up to small snags and bigger fish who are fighting from cover. Braided line has found its way into almost every type of fishing situation. It … Read more

What Is the Strongest Fishing Knot

The strongest among all fishing knots is the Palomar Knot. The Palomar Knot is somewhat simple yet very effective. It’s best used with a braided fishing line, and it’s so simple to tie that you can do it in the dark with a little practice. It’s considered one of the most durable and dependable fishing … Read more

Is Palomar Knot Good for Fluorocarbon

Many anglers believe, with good reason, that the Palomar knot is the best fishing knot. When tied properly, the knot comes close to being a 100% knot. Its double line makes it efficient at maintaining a high breaking strength. It is one of the most reliable fishing knots and it’s quite easy to tie. The … Read more

How to Tie a Uni Fishing Knot

The field of fishing knots is quite vast, but you should never ignore the uni fishing knot. Any angler knows the effectiveness of this knot, considering the various applications you can use it for. For instance, you can use the knot to tie directly to your hooks and lures, known as the classic uni knot, … Read more

How to Tie a Swivel On a Fishing Line

Fishing is a great sport and needs the right skills to make it fun and successful. One of those skills involves learning how to tie fishing knots. And not just learning but doing it correctly and understanding the use of different types of knots. It is common to find a swivel popping out at the … Read more

What Is a Fishing Leader?

A fishing leader is at its most simplistic, the end of your fishing line where you attach the rigging. In general, a fishing leader is the segment of the line between your main line and your lure or hook. A fishing leader provides several key functions that make fishing easier and more successful. Are fishing … Read more

What Is Copolymer Fishing Line?

Copolymer fishing line is two types of nylon that are heated and stretched so that they form a single piece of fishing line. Monofilament fishing line, on the other hand, is a single piece of nylon that is stretched to produce the correct diameter. So, one difference between mono and copolymer is the number of … Read more

What Pound Braid for Bass?

30-65 pound braid is what most bass anglers reach for, but the actual situation may call for something more specific. Smaller bass, like other small game fish, such as bluegill do not require heavy braided line. 6-8 pounds is sufficient. You want heavier a line if you are using a baitcaster because most spinner reels … Read more

How to Put a Bobber on a Fishing Line

If you have ever been fishing, you will know how effective a bobber can alert you to a fish on your hook. If, however, you are planning your first fishing trip and would like to know more about the best tips and tricks to catch fish, this article is for you. Join us as we … Read more

What Size Hooks for Bottom Fishing?

If you are headed out to enjoy a day of bottom fishing, you no doubt are wondering what hook size you will need. The answer is that you may need multiple-sized hooks depending on what you are targeting. What Size Hooks Do you Need for Bottom Fishing? If you are targeting big, monster fish, such … Read more