Why Anti-Bowfishing Anglers Are Missing the Mark

June 12, 2015
Those that bowfish—or are at least any good at it—are familiar with the concept of refraction. Light waves traveling through water move at a different speed than through air.  This speed change…

Carp on the Fly

March 15, 2014
Every year, as the spring flows slowly settle out of our favorite bodies of water, you'll find dozens of anglers fighting for river real-estate in hopes of catching a few early-season trout. As fun…

Asian Carp Invasion? Make Chowder

October 17, 2013
The Asian carp invasion has swept over the United States like the Biblical plaque of locusts. In a mere 30 years the invasive species has spread from a few individuals in an Arkansas pond to millions…

Two Fish Species That Bring New Thrills Catfish & Gar

August 29, 2013
In the United States alone, 1,154 native fish species can be found. This being said, many anglers tend to focus all of their fishing attention on one or two species, often forgetting about what their…

Rough Fish, It's What's For Dinner

August 25, 2013
"Rough fish" is a term that may need a redefining. If you look online, you'll find rough fish described as "non-game fish species that are undesirable for food or sport fishing purposes." But with…

Bowfishing: How to Start Hunting on the Water (video)

August 5, 2013
Bowfishing has always been a great pastime for off-season archers, but in recent years, it has absolutely exploded in popularity. It's fun and easy, and anyone can have an absolute blast doing it!…

Bowfishing Basics: How to Get Started

May 23, 2013
The author's first bowfishing trophy, a nice 13-pound carp shot within five feet of the boat. Despite over 20 years of bowhunting experience, I still hadn't ever taken to the water with my bow. I'd…

Fly Fishing for Carp from an Inner Tube

January 31, 2013
I know that most fishermen have come across a guy fishing from an inner tube, and many of the readers of this blog have probably fished from a tube. I am not one to criticize it, although I really…