• Big Baits Big Fish… By Braden Niper

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    Big Baits Big Fish… By Braden Niper
    “What in the world are you going to catch with that?” or “What are you trying to do scare them to death?” I cannot begin to count the number of times I have been asked these and similar questions by other anglers, or my father for that matter, who are a bit bewildered by the size of the lures and baits I am fishing....
  • Freshwater Trolling

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    Freshwater Trolling
    I can remember the day like it was yesterday; I was sixteen years old my first fishing trip to Canada with “the guys.” I had spent the previous 10 years watching my dad leave for a week each spring and them come home with tales and pictures of massive pike and walleyes beyond count. We had spent thirty-two hours driving and then an hour...
  • Introducing Our New Video Industry Partner…Nick Paritte

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    Introducing Our New Video Industry Partner…Nick Paritte
    I’m a Central New Jersey native who is a dedicated multi species angler. Splitting time chasing wild trout, largemouth bass and pike in the early coldwater period after ice out. Transitioning to hunting striped bass and yellow eyed demons once the run gets under way. From Bluefish to daytime swordfish and everything inbetween. I am knowledgeable in a wide variety tackle, rigging and tactics....
  • Head Boat Tuna Fishing, North East Style By Braden Niper

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    Head Boat Tuna Fishing, North East Style By Braden Niper
    My first tuna experience happened 20 years ago this October, I was fishing with my father on the 100′ party boat Doris Mae out of Barnegat Light, New Jersey. I was 14 years old and I had absolutely no idea what kind of experience I was in for.The trip was 22 hours long with most of the fishing occurring between 12:00 am and 1:00...
  • Caring For Your Catch By Braden Niper

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    Caring For Your Catch By Braden Niper
    One of the many great joys in life that anglers can choose to enjoy that most other members of our society never get to experience is the ability to sit down to a meal of truly fresh fish. The majority of “fresh” fish that is sold in fish markets or grocery stores is at least 2 or 3 days old, with much of it...
  • Sebile Stick Shadd By Rob Radlof

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    Sebile Stick Shadd By Rob Radlof
    The Sebile stick shadd has been a sleeper plug in many tackle bags for years. When you talk to guys about this lure some are skeptical about its action; however, the guys who fish it with confidence know the true potential of this bait. From the inception of the stick shadd several years ago, I was one of those anglers weary of its abilities....
  • Jigging for Blackfish (Tautog) By Braden Niper

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    Jigging for Blackfish (Tautog) By Braden Niper
    What is it: &nbspJigging for blackfish is not really a new technique, but it has been gaining widespread popularity over the last few years. Different from traditional jigging, you are simply letting the baited jig sit motionless on the bottom until a fish comes along and bite. Most of the time you are imparting no action on the jig what so ever. The advantage...
  • FS Fishing Pros in Costa Rica By Rob Radlof

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    FS Fishing Pros in Costa Rica  By Rob Radlof
    When packing for a destination fishing trip there are many factors that have to be taken into consideration such as weight and rod lengths for flights.With a 50lb maximum on luggage it is a difficult decision on what to leave behind, however, there is one lure that will always make the cut. Yozuri has a lineup of plugs that fit the bill to target...
  • Pencil Popper Madness By Braden Niper

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    Pencil Popper Madness By Braden Niper
    The strike comes out of nowhere; one second there is nothing but the wake of your splashing popper on the mirrored surface, the next is pure bedlam as a striper of extra-large proportions comes boiling up behind the plug with an explosion of water that looks as though someone just dropped a bowling ball behind your plug…again and again the fish slashes and misses,...
  • Finding the Right Combination for a Balanced Rod and Reel

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    Finding the Right Combination for a Balanced Rod and Reel
    Balanced Rod and Reel Anyone who has wandered into a tackle shop knows that there are so many choices available in the marketplace of fishing equipment. From rods and reels to lures,lines&nbspand&nbspleaders,it can leave you in a state of paralysis trying to figure out what you need to get. Investing in a piece of fishing equipment can be just as personal of a decision...
  • Prep Your Fishing Supplies for Spring Season

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    Prep Your Fishing Supplies for Spring Season
    Fishing Supplies for Spring Warm weather is right around the corner, which means it’s time to prepare your fishing supplies for spring season! As every angler anxiously awaits the chance to hit the water on opening day, there are a few chores that need to be done first. From cleaning and repairing damaged equipment to organizing fishing tackle and replacing missing parts, prepping ahead...
  • Customer of the Month Features John Maysak

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    Customer of the Month Features John Maysak
    Fishermen’s Source customer and lifelong angler John Maysak was first introduced to fishing by his father at the young age of 5 chasing blue gills on the Potomac River in Washington, DC back in the mid 60’s. As a teen he moved on to Largemouth and Smallmouth bass sneaking into local country clubs to poach their ponds as well as traveling further upstream to...
  • Simple Lures to Help You Catch More Crappie

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    Simple Lures to Help You Catch More Crappie
    3 Lures to Help You Catch Crappie Catch Crappie As one of the most popular game fish among anglers, crappie are versatile feeders, which makes choosing the right lures to catch crappie fairly simple. Although they typically feed on most types of aquatic insects, worms, minnows and small crayfish, lures can also be highly effective. Let’s dive into the varieties of crappie, the top...
  • Under Pressure: Why Weather Affects Fish Behavior

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    Under Pressure: Why Weather Affects Fish Behavior
    Weather Affects Fish Perhaps you can remember a time when fish stopped biting because of a drastic change in temperature, but trying to understand why is another story. Once you have a better understanding of how weather affects fish behavior, you’ll be able to work around them and become a better angler. Here we will dive into a few weather variables such as high...
  • Want to Prevent a Line Break? Set the Drag on Your Fishing Reel

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    Want to Prevent a Line Break? Set the Drag on Your Fishing Reel
    Want to Prevent a Line Break? Set the Drag on Your Fishing Reel set the drag Want to know the secret to keeping your line from breaking on your next fishing trip? Set the drag on your fishing reel before you cast and you’ll save yourself a lot of frustration on the water. As one of the most overlooked factors for anglers to consider,...
  • The Most Versatile Fishing Rod and Reel Setup

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    The Most Versatile Fishing Rod and Reel Setup
    The Most Versatile Fishing Rod and Reel Setup Versatile Fishing Rod Searching for a versatile fishing rod and reel set up can get overwhelming when you have so many options to choose from. But, because the average angler does not need ten different setups and we believe that shopping for your fishing equipment should be just as fun and exciting as the fishing trip,...
  • Survive Your First Fishing Trip: Snag the Best Bass Fishing Equipment Before You Go

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    Survive Your First Fishing Trip: Snag the Best Bass Fishing Equipment Before You Go
    Bass Fishing equipment While you don’t need to have a fancy boat to be a successful bass angler, you do need the proper equipment. It can be the difference betweencatching a fish and just casting. But, with so many options out there, it can be hard to decide what to buy when you’re new. The experts at Fishermen’s Source have put together the following...
  • Inshore vs Offshore Fishing: What’s the Difference?

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    Inshore vs Offshore Fishing: What’s the Difference?
    Offshore Fishing Regardless of whether you prefer to stay on (or close to) land or head way out on the wild seas, both inshore and offshore fishing can make for a great day on the water. If you’re new to the sport of fishing, you might be wonder what the difference is between inshore vs offshore fishing. It’s actually a very common debate.
  • Terminal Tackle: Single Hooks Vs. Treble Hooks

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    Terminal Tackle: Single Hooks Vs. Treble Hooks
    Single Hooks Most anglers know it takes more than a lucky lure to land a trophy catch. Terminal tackle ,including single hooks, sinkers, snaps and swivel as well as floats are all an important part of your gear. And it’s not uncommon for anglers to specialize their fishing gear to catch more fish. Replacing lighter hooks with heavier ones, for example, can be the...
  • Terminal Tackle: The Fishing Swivel

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    Terminal Tackle: The Fishing Swivel
    Fishing Swivel The fishing swivel is perhaps one of the most misunderstood saltwater fishing tactics. Designed to prevent your line from twisting in the water, the swivel is a must for many styles of fishing. As an example, catfish are notorious for twisting, which makes fishing swivels on trotlines a smart choice to allow the line to turn freely. Since line twists can weaken...
  • Hot Action in the Cold Waters: 6 Effective Winter Fishing Tips

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    Hot Action in the Cold Waters: 6 Effective Winter Fishing Tips
    Winter Fishing Wintertime is here. Some regions throughout the US have warm weather for fishing all year, but most anglers know what winter fishing brings: a fight against the snow, wind and freezing rain. The water is cold and fish are lethargic making them tough to catch. But just because the weather is cold, that doesn’t mean your fishing season is over, it just...
  • Top 10 Bass Lures and Lakes

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    Top 10 Bass Lures and Lakes
    Bass Lures When determining which bass lures are going to work best, it’s important to look at a waterway in three different depths. Whether you’re fishing a lake, pond or river, the lure you use will differ based on how deep you’re fishing. Surface: When you’re fishing three feet deep or less, use topwater lures or floating divers rated for 3′ to surface. During...
  • Saltwater Lures

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    Saltwater Lures
    Fish the Winners: 5 Saltwater Lures That Will Fool Just About Any Fish (Even in Fresh Water) Saltwater lures We know you have your favorite lures, but some saltwater lures have been known to catch fish pretty much anywhere in the world, including in fresh water. Who knows, you probably have some of these in your tackle box already. If not, swap out the...
  • Traveling with Fishing Gear

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    Traveling with Fishing Gear
    Traveling with Fishing Gear? Important Reminders for Traveling Fishermen Traveling with Fishing Gear When planning a fishing trip, you really only have two options. Either book a fishing charter that provides used equipment for you or bring your own trusted gear that you can rely on. If this is your first time traveling with fishing gear, packing can be a bit tricky. If you’re...
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