What Is an Inshore Casting Rod?

Perhaps you hear the saltwater calling and you want to try inshore fishing, fishing in depths of two to 20 feet, using your canoe, kayak, or small boat. You need the right fishing rod because, as you probably know, the rod is more important than the reel. You need an affordable, high-end performance inshore casting … Read more

Berkley Cherrywood HD Casting Rod Review

The Berkley Cherrywood HD Casting Rod is definitely not the right rod for all fishermen, but in the right hands, it’s a great option that provides many ideal benefits. That being said, it is a bit of an odd duck as its features don’t always match the intended consumer. However, you’ll be hard-pressed to find … Read more

What Color of Sunglasses Are Best for Fishing?

Not only do quality a pair of sunglasses keep you stylish while you’re fishing, but they can also make it easier to see what’s around you. The key is to use the right lens color for the type of fishing you’re doing. By matching your lenses to the light conditions, you can become a better … Read more

What Is a Walleye Trolling Rod?

The walleye is a fantastic fish. They are predatory fish that are not only wonderful to catch but also to eat. You fish for walleye by trolling for them in a lake or using a lure in shallow water. Juvenile walleye school and you find them in open water away from other predatory fish. The … Read more

Best Baitcasting Rods Under $100

Whether you’re on the lake, river, or ocean, there are few things better than getting out on the water with a rod and a line and catching your dinner as nature intended. However, “a man is only as good as his tools,” and so it goes with fishermen as well. While there are plenty of … Read more

Why Are Fishing Rod Grips Split?

Whether casting, retrieving a lure, or fighting a fish, it’s always important to have a good grip on your fishing rod. To make sure the pole doesn’t slip right out of your hands, fishing rods come with cork or foam grip handles around the bottom of the blank. Traditionally, these grips consisted of a single … Read more

What Are Telescopic Fishing Rods?

If you are shopping for a new fishing pole, you have no doubt seen telescopic fishing rods. These are a popular option for anyone who fishes and prefers portable fishing rods. Keep reading as we explore the ins and outs of collapsible fishing rods. What Are Telescopic Fishing Rods? Telescopic fishing rods are collapsible fishing … Read more

What Are Ultra Light Fishing Rods Good For?

For a serious angler, nothing is so important as having the proper fishing pole. You need a rod with the right power and action for the fish species you’re targeting. Ultralight rods, with their fast action and short stature, are perfect for many types of fishing. If you enjoy challenging yourself and using subtle techniques … Read more

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“Niagara’s Premier Outdoors Website”   “Most informative and up to date outdoors website on the planet” Outdoors Niagara Exclusive OUTDOOR SCENE By Joe Ognibene Joe Ognibene is a local sportsman who has been covering the outdoor scene since 1957. Ognibene’s column is syndicated and appears every week in the Niagara Sunday Gazette, Lockport Union Sun … Read more

Niagara River Winter Steelhead

  Steelheaders Page Niagara River Winter Steelhead  Back to Outdoors Niagara Home   / Back to Outdoors Niagara Forum   /   Lower Niagara River Fishing Tips for “Newbies” HERE EXCLUSIVELY ONLY ON OUTDOORS NIAGARA!                               This page is always in progress in winter steelhead months – bookmark & come back! TOURNAMENT INFORMATION HERE REAL TIME WEATHER   … Read more