Fishing Articles and How To Guides

red-scorpionfish-scorpaena-scrofa-1mThese are various articles regarding fishing, but not always only about fishing. Articles are ordered according to publishing date or date of last update.

'How To Guides' will teach new and not so new recreational fishermen on doing from most basic to very complicated things. Also, if you know how to do certain task, it is good to know how to do it in more ways than one. You never know where and when you'll need it.

Best Saltwater Spinning Reels

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Choosing the best saltwater spinning reel can be hard job to do, since there are so many factors which influence one's decision. Most important features and specifications are used material, spool capacity, type and number of bearings, size and weight, price etc. Also, don't forget that good reel must look good!

The Best Full Face Snorkel Masks - How To Choose The Best One?

full face snorkel mask mFull face snorkeling masks are very popular snorkeling masks. Thanks to the flat and wide viewing panel, breathing tube design and other features, they are suitable for shallow, low intensity diving and observing the sea from the surface.

However, full face snorkel masks are not suitable for deep diving and for high intensity swimming/snorkeling/diving!

Best Inflatable Fishing Boats, Kayaks, Pontoons, Rafts and Float Tubes

best inflatable fishing boats mInflatable boats, kayaks, pontoons, rafts, tubes and other inflatable platforms are often used for fishing on different locations, in different conditions, targeting different fish species.

Regardless of the type, inflatable boats are very durable, have great buoyancy, they are lightweight to carry around, relatively easy and quick to set up for fishing and have other features which make them favorite choice of many fishermen. However, they have certain cons, too.

Types of Fishing Reels - Baitcasting, Spinning, Spincasting, Electric and Other Reels

types-of-fishing-reels-mAs with any other piece of fishing equipment, options and specifications for fishing reels are endless. Fortunately, there are only few important things that are really needed to know.

Best Fishing Kayak Under $500 - How to Pick One?

best fishing kayak under 500 mFishing kayaks are great fishing platforms - they enable the fisherman to be very close to the water itself and hooked game fish, much closer than larger vessels. Also, fishing kayak can access fishing areas which are inaccessible by larger boats, and they help the fisherman to blend with the nature. Good and fully equipped ocean fishing kayaks cost great deal of money, but affordable, lower cost kayaks can provide great fishing experience for any angler, too. And when the hooked fish is the size of the kayak, party starts :)

Best Tactical Flashlights - Reviews and Recommendations

tactical flashlight m1j5 hyper v tactical mThese days, most popular flashlights have 'tactical' in their name. This implies (or at least, it should imply) higher quality, increased flashlight shock resistance, better reliability in adverse conditions, powerful batteries, adjustable focus, several modes of operation, etc.

But, it is not always like that. Tactical or 'Military-grade' flashlights differ significantly in their quality, size, power source, light source, optical system, case durability, on-board electronics etc. and one should really pay attention when buying such flashlights.

Diver Propulsion Vehicles (DPV) - Underwater Sea Scooters

sea scooter mDiver Propulsion Vehicles (DPVs) range from small sea scooters to small wet submarines. For recreational fishermen, hand-held underwater scooters are the most important.

Guide to Bow and Stern Thrusters

boat thruster 2mBow and stern thrusters are propulsion devices built into or mounted onto the boat's hull in order to make the boat more maneuverable at low speeds or preferably, at full stop.

The Best Telescopic Fishing Rod - How to Pick One?

telescopic fishing rods 1mTelescopic fishing rods are favorite fishing rods of many fishermen, for good reasons. When collapsed, they require very little space, they are lightweight to carry around on fishing trips or when traveling, they are relatively cheap and often can endure and help land surprisingly large fish.

How to Choose the Best Pocket Knife

pocket knife 1mThe best pocket knife is something hard to define, but when you really need one, the best pocket knife is the one that is actually in your pocket. Pocket knives varies in material, size, weight, purpose, price and many other important features.

How To: Guide to Knives

knife-guide-3mKnives are like any piece of equipment - mix of various compromises that often negate each other. Before purchasing a knife, there are many things to consider.

Types of Fishing Lines - What fishing line should I use?

eposeidon-superpowersaltwaterbluebraidedfishingline500m-1mFishing line 'connects' fish and fishermen and characteristics of fishing line often determine if fishing is successful or not!

Choosing proper fishing line for different fishing conditions, terrains, game fish etc. is thus very important.

Convert Knots to mph and kmh and Back - How Fast is a Knot

convert-knots-to-mph-1mThere are several units used for measuring speed of the boat, wind, water or something else in maritime conditions. In order to avoid confusion and possible dangerous situations, it is vital to know relationship between three most used units: knots, mph and km/h.

Rigid and Inflatable Small Pontoon Boats

pontoon boatSmall pontoon boats are powered by electric or petrol motor or manually using pedals, paddles or oars. These, usually two man boats, are small fishing boats that can be taken almost anywhere and can be used for fun, but also for some serious fishing.

Pen Size Fishing Rods and Reels

e-most-pen-sized-fishing-rod-1mPen size fishing rods and reels are small, lightweight and relatively durable piece of fishing gear that are easily carried around, requiring little space and often catch fish that surpasses recommended limits of such 'tiny' equipment.

Fishing Lines Thickness Ratios - Table Comparison

afw-single-strand-monel-trolling-wire-1mFishing lines come in almost countless varieties regarding their material, color, thickness and other factors that increase their fishing value. The strongest line is not always the best one, but if the line snaps, fish is gone ...

Copper, Monel and Lead Core Fishing Lines - Heavy Deep Trolling Lines

blood-run-tackle-copper-fishing-line-1mCopper fishing lines have been in use for a long time, but only recently they have been put to the general use by the introduction of multi-strand copper fishing wires.

Monel fishing lines are heavier than steel wires, but more durable than copper wires. They are also more expensive than copper lines.

Using Live Fish as Bait - Species and Fishing Techniques

prawn5mUsing live fish as bait has numerous advantages when compared with fishing using dead baits, baits in the form of chunks or artificial baits - lures.

Also, one can use other marine organisms, like crustaceans, as live bait.

Finding Suitable Fishing Bait on the Beach

finding-bait-on-the-beach-mSometimes we can find ourselves in situations where finding a suitable fishing bait can be problematic, especially if we didn't even plan to go fishing. What to do in such situations?

How to Find a Fish Using Seagulls

seagull-on-dock-mSeagulls can be very annoying - when they are hungry, they are afraid of almost nothing and will land very close to the fishing boats (even on the boats) and try to find or steal some foods. But, sometimes they can be of great help - they can help one in finding fish just by observing their feeding habits.

List of Marine Species

fish-soup-mfish-stew-recipe-mMost of these species are suitable for commercial or at least sport fishing. Some of them are endangered, but allowed for sport fishing - remember, catch and release ...

List of Reviews and Recommendations

pflueger4410X-1mHere is the list of all reviews and recommendations here on SeaFishingHowTo.com.

All articles are ordered according to date added or modified. Hope you will enjoy them.

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