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Beginner’s Guide 101: What Are the Best Times of Day to Go Fishing?

Deciding on the best time to load up your fishing gear and hit the water is a big decision for many anglers. You don’t...
Man fishing on shore

Surf Fishing 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Beach Fishing Gear & Casting

Whether you’re jigging for bass at your local pond, trolling for stripers at the local reservoir or battling giant marlin miles from the shore, you...
fly fisher wearing wading boots

The 8 Best Wading Boots Reviewed & Tested ( 2020 Hands-on Guide )

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 7 Best Fly Fishing Waders Reviewed ( 2020 Hands-on Guide )

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 5 Best Inflatable Fishing Boats of 2020: 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 7 Best Catfish Reels Reviewed & Revealed ( 2020 Hands-on Guide )

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...