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From which fishing gear to use to how to care for your fishing boat, our Fishing section covers the knowledge you need to haul in your next big catch. Check out the topics below for advice on fishing gear maintenance, fishing techniques, DIY projects and recent fishing news.

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Anchoring For Anglers

The main use for an anchor - besides safety - is to place the boat over, or near, structure or bottom that holds fish.


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Buying A Starter Boat

Anyone looking to buy their first bass boat should consider joining a bass club.


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The Snow May Be Flying, But Fishing Season's Still Here

Mother Nature punctuates dreary weather with a pounding cold rain, snow or damaging ice storm. But, it is not necessary to sit around the house and mope about the seemingly endless days of highs in the low 40s with low gray clouds and no sunlight. This bleak time is also the beginning of fishing season.