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Getting back in the swing of things

Getting Back in the swing of things

Getting back in the swing of things: At the start of this thing, I wasn’t fishing much at all. Hunkered down, waiting to see how things would go, not really contemplating it would be months and months and months.

My Abaco trip was called off and work travel halted. Conferences were cancelled. Trips to the store were cancelled. Life as we knew it was cancelled.

But, you create a new normal when your old one goes away, and I have. I work from home now, thankful for my job...

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: July 17, 2020

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: July 17, 2020: This week the weather looks good for Saturday and Sunday with a mix of sun and cloud. It’s forecasted to be very windy on the ocean this weekend which is typical when the warm weather rolls in. Be sure to review your marine forecasts before venturing out.

On the 15th we saw the areas around Thrasher Rock open for retention of one chinook in the slot limit 62 – 80cm. Jason was over there this week and caught some legal fish...

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A Must-Have: Optical Devices for Ardent Fishermen

A Must-Have: Optical Devices for Ardent Fishermen

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A Must-Have: Optical Devices for Ardent Fishermen: Fishing is one of the most important outdoor activities in the USA, with nearly 40 million Americans embarking on a fishing trip every year.  Taking this into consideration it is not surprising that approximately $21.1 billion is spent on fishing gear in the country annually. While your fishing rod, hooks, line, and bait are undoubted of great importance they will all be rendered useless if your visibility is severely compromised...

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: June 12, 2020

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: June 12, 2020: Spring is almost over but summer isn’t nipping at her heels.  Again, we are going to see a mixed bag of weather with rain, cloud, and a bit of sun right across the province.  This has put the lake fishing off a bit and the reports from the interior this week have been mixed.  The team was out on different lakes throughout the week so check out the lake reports below including the one from Brian Chan.

Saltwater fishing was solid this past week and though there might be cl...

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St. Croix Mojo Glass Crankbait Rod

St. Croix Mojo Glass Crankbait Rod.St. Croix Mojo Glass Cranker 2020 Review Payne Outdoors FishUSA Review

St. Croix Mojo Glass Crankbait Rod: Good glass rods for crankbait fishing haven’t been hard to find but finding one that’s affordable for more folks yet still has higher level performance has been a unicorn hunt. In the last few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time putting the St. Croix Mojo Glass casting rod through the paces. It came as a recommendation from one of my friends over at FishUSA who thought it was pretty legit. For $159 I figured it was worth a shot...

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 24, 2020

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 The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 24, 2020

The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 24, 2020: We wanted to start by thanking everyone who wrote letters concerning the chinook closures and public fishery access. The support and volume of letters were amazing but if you didn’t have a chance to write a letter by the deadline they have announced that they will still be accepting letters on this topic so we ask again to make sure those letters are in. Click here for details on the issues and some points to conside...

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Fishing – Is It In Our Genes?

Fishing – Is It In Our Genes?

Seafood was an important part of our natural food resource thousands of years ago, and even now, men still fish to put food on the table.

People living in tribal lands still fish for survival, they don’t have good old McDonalds to go to or the local supermarket to buy their weekly shopping; they have a wooden rod with a spike at the end of it to catch their meals.

This is how we all lived at one time; it was in our nature to hunt and fish to survive.

Although more women are getting involved in the act of fis...

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The Best Florida Bass Fishing Hot Spots

The Best Florida Bass Fishing Hot Spots

The Best Florida Bass Fishing Hot Spots: Florida has gained an international acknowledgment for its exceptional saltwater fishing, but the outstanding freshwater fishing has not yet captured the widespread attention of the same amount of visitors. Residents of this state are in on the secret, however; that they have three very active freshwater clubs here in Collier County.

Tourists and out of state bass fishermen are very much welcome here with the amenities and lodgings available for them...

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How to Make the Easiest Fish Chowder Recipe You’ll Ever Make

How to Make the Easiest Fish Chowder Recipe You’ll Ever Make

How to Make the Easiest Fish Chowder Recipe You’ll Ever Make: If you’ve been looking for a few more family fish recipes, you may want to try a simple fish chowder recipe. This recipe uses easy-to-find ingredients and doesn’t take long to prepare. Trying new fish recipes is one of the things to do at home with your family.

One important fish chowder tip is to leave your fish fillets whole when cooking them...

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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 17, 2020

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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 17, 2020: A saltwater call to action and a fly box giveaway are the stars of this week’s report. The saltwater news is IMPORTANT – DFO needs to hear from you on the proposed chinook retention plan for the 2020 season.  If you didn’t see the Special Chinook Report in your inbox or on our blog and social media feeds yesterday to take some time and have a read of it here.

Whether you are a saltwater salmon angler or just an angler in general, take 5 minutes read up on the proposals and ...

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