Tag: fishing gear

Safe Fishing and Boating Tips to Remember This Summer

I, Matthew Davies, am incredibly excited about the start of the boating season. This past week was boating week in most of the United States. While I did not participate, primarily due to the fact I am still trying to get my boat seaworthy again, seeing others participate made me all the more eager to…
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What to Look for in a Used Fishing Boat

Now that warmer weather is prevailing in many parts of the country, it is time to begin thinking about getting back into the wilderness and enjoying everything Mother Nature has to offer. If you are like me, Matthew Davies, those first warm weather days have you dreaming of  a new – or at least new-to-you…
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How to Get Your Boat Ready for Spring

Spring is finally here, and for me, Matthew Davies, that means boating season is just around the corner. If your usual plan is to take your boat to a professional to de-winterize it, you need to know that doing so may cost more than it needs to. Getting your boat ready for spring by yourself…
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Mental Benefits of Fishing

If you are reading this, I, Matthew Davies, probably don’t have to sell you on fishing. Perhaps you already enjoy the sport and have just taken a break for the season. After reading this blog, however, I’ll wager that within ten minutes, you will be heading out the door with your rod and tackle box…
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Tips on What to Use and Where to Fish for Bass in The Spring

March in the southern states is leaps and bounds different from March in the northern states. Of course, this time of year is widely different everywhere in between. It is hard to make a guide to tell people the best time to fish, but I, Matthew Davies, am going to do my best to help…
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Advice on Planning A Family Fishing Trip

With spring just a few short weeks away, many fishermen like myself, Matthew Davies, can’t wait to get back out on the water. As a rule, my family and I plan at least one family fishing trip per season. Family fishing trips can be a great way to get the family together in one location.…
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Ways to Stay Safe on The Ice

In case you missed it earlier this month, the foremost authority in the animal kingdom, Punxsutawney Phil, has predicted there will be an early spring. Of course, local groundhog predictions may vary from region to region and country to country. At any rate, spring is just around the corner, prompting me, Matthew Davies, to address…
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Using Docks to Catch Big Fish

Over the years, I, Matthew Davies, have spent countless days on the banks of lakes, rivers, and streams attempting to catch a fish. Likewise, I have spent hundreds of hours on the ice with the same dream. Recently, I sat down and thought about all the fish I have ever caught and something became abundantly…
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Buying Tips for Getting into Ice Fishing

The dog days of summer are over and winter is now in full swing. If you live in a place that offers ice fishing, you are no doubt considering your options for continuing to pursue your hobby in a colder environment. I, Matthew Davies, know that it is hard to get into a different mindset…
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Tips for Fishing with Kids

It seems kids today are not interested in doing the same things we used to do thirty years ago. When I, Matthew Davies, was a kid, I could be found anywhere except inside my house. I would ride bikes or skateboards with my friends, participate in sports, or hang out with my dad fishing. Nowadays,…
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