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If you are like me and live in Canada or in the Northern United States where there is still ice over the water, and the ice is not thick enough to be on safely, but too thick to break through with the boat. So what do you do when you get that itch to go fishing? One option for sharpening fishing hooks is a battery-powered hook sharpener. You watch all the fishing shows you can, read all the magazines and Bass Pro Shops 1Source blog posts you can handle, and sit there, waiting for a chance to get out and…
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By choosing the right fishing guide, you'll be more likely to land a big catch like this. by Peter Larmand With today's technology, consumers are wiser and making more educated decisions before making purchases. This can also be true for a fishing guide. Use the resources we have today (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to find a guide that is right for you. There is more to guiding than just catching fish. Being a guide myself and having taken guided trips, I can say to you with the utmost certainty I know which one I would have picked. My guided trip…
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Well, another year of fishing is done, and it has been a great year. Lots of big bass were caught, and I have a firm grasp for a technique that I wanted to learn: the drop shot. The smallmouths pictured below were caught on a drop shot rigged with a Gambler Lures Ugly Otter on a 1-oz. weight using a 7’0 medium action spinning rod with Bass Pro Shops XPS 6-lbs fluorocarbon line during day one of the Berkley B 1 Canadian Bass Open in September.  It was great to have success with a technique that I started using and…
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In a day and age where technologies like Xbox, Facebook, the Internet, microwaves, etc. have taken over our daily lives, it is nice to leave it all behind and go out and enjoy the outdoors.  However, how do we compete with these technologies and keep kids’ attention at a high level while we are fishing? Not every time we go out fishing are the fish going to cooperate with us, and it is during those times that kids lose interest in fishing and want to go back to something that can keep them entertained and occupied for hours. So we…
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