The hand you hold the rod with is a personal preference, but there are some things you should consider.
Walk into a tackle shop and there is often a wall of fishing line making “what line should I use” a daunting question. There is monofilament, fluorocarbon, copolymer, and braided lines that all do different things, come in different strengths and colours, look different and have vastly different price tags. But it doesn’t have to […]
Every February the fishing industry gets together in Toronto Ontario for the Spring Fishing and Boat Show and a lot of the major manufacturers are eager to show you what they are releasing to the market for everyone to try out!
The cool fall weather seems to be just around the corner, soon the leaves will begin to change colours and already the river anglers begin the search for salmon and steelhead. You can throw flies, drift, or even cast hardware when those big migratory fish are in the rivers. They all work, and they are […]
Ice fishing is a special time, it is much more of a communal activity than most other forms of fishing and every year there seems to be a new product that enamours the ice fishing world. Here are just a few that you should be on the look out for!
With Halloween in the rear view mirror and Christmas coming up just around the corner thoughts of ice fishing are on some people’s mind, and if it isn’t, it should be! Why? Simple, getting ready when it’s still balmy outside is much easier than when it is the night before your trip, snowing sideways, pitch […]
The Bass Pro Shops Pro Qualifier Baitcast Reel The Bass Pro Shops Pro Qualifier has been one of the biggest surprises in my arsenal this year. The Pro Qualifier got my attention early on when I realized the design features it boasts and the price point it fits into. The reel was highly praised and […]
The Ugly Stik has not changed much over the years but the GX2 Shakespeare has updated a legendary rod with out trying to make it something it is not.
Looking for gifts for the angler on your list? Here is what Live 2 Fish contributor Bill Bolland wants for Christmas. Rods Dobyns Rods DX 765 Flip ($359) -a classic length and power flippin’ stick, built on the Dobyns Champion Extreme blank. A flippers dream come true. St. Croix Legend Tournament Musky Classic Jerk ($310) […]
Drop Shotting is a system, and it allows you to accurately present baits in the fish’s strike zone for an extended period of time. It really is the ultimate finesse presentation.