Fishing

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The Best Wading Boots In 2018: The Definitive Guide (with In-Depth Reviews)

Fly-fishing success depends in large part on the equipment an angler wields. And while rods, reels, and lines draw most of the attention, wading boots are...
flyfishing for trout Umzimkulu river, Underberg, Natal.

The Best Fly Fishing Waders In 2018: The Definitive Guide (with In-Depth Reviews)

Any angler who chooses to pursue the age-old art of fly fishing will inevitably discover that fly fishing tends to be a gear intensive sport. Fly fishing gear...
angler caught walleye

Walleye Fishing Tips: 8 Tricks for Landing More Fish

  Walleye are one of the most popular gamefish species in many parts of the US, but they are often as frustrating as there are...
angler on inflatable boat

The Best Inflatable Fishing Boats of 2018: The Definitive Guide (In-Depth Reviews)

While you can catch fish from the bank, you’ll typically have access to many more fish if you have access to some type of...
Fishing Worms on Hooks

The Best Baitworms For Fishing: Selection, Storage and Presentation 

Few baits are as iconic as worms. They grace the hooks of a wide variety of anglers, including cane-pole-wielding kids trying to catch catfish...
black crappie fishing

Crappie Fishing Tips: Species, Gear, Strategies

Largemouth bass, norther pike, and rainbow trout may get most of the attention from freshwater anglers, but crappie are another gamefish that are just as...
Catfish caught while fishing spinning rod.

The Best Catfish Reels of 2018: The Definitive Guide (In-Depth Reviews)

So, you've decided to try your hand at catfishing -- good for you. But before you can hit the water you need to have the right...
Pflueger President

Review: Pflueger President Spinning Reel

  Outdoor Empire pick for best under $50 reel Professional anglers and successful guides may often debate the finer points of $500 reels, but most anglers...
Abu Garcia Revo SX

Review: Abu Garcia Revo SX Spinning Reel

Outdoor Empire TOP-3 bass fishing reel Serious anglers are often quite discerning when it comes to spinning reels, and they typically demand high-caliber performance, reliability...
angler caught catfish

Catfish Species 101: Finding, Catching and Identifying Different Catfish

  American anglers are quite lucky to live amongst so many awesome freshwater gamefish. Whether you prefer casting for largemouth bass in Georgia, pulling pike through...

Fishing Gear Guide

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Beginner’s Fishing Gear Guide

While your grandfather may have gone fishing with little more than a length of bamboo, some twine and a hook, modern anglers have a...

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