Lowcountry Winter Redfish

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By Owen Plair What makes the winter fishing for redfish so special? There are not many fisheries that have a winter time season, due to migratory fish, cold temps, snow, and ice. One of the many great things about the Lowcountry is that it is a year...



Why I Always Carry a Backup Gear Box

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HAVE YOU EVER MADE IT TO THE RIVER AFTER A TWO HOUR DRIVE AND REALIZED WHEN YOU GOT THERE, YOU HAD FORGOT TO PACK ONE OF YOUR CRUCIAL PIECES OF FISHING GEAR? I'll be the first to admit I've been that unfortunate angler plenty of times,...



Handling Trout in Cold Weather

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Handling trout in cold weather requires special care. When temperatures drop below freezing good catch-and-release practices become critical. We think of trout as needing special handling care when water temperatures are high, but fish are just as vulnerable when air temperatures are low. Mishandling fish in...



Double Streamer Rigs Catch Trout

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By Justin Pickett WE ALL HAVE TO DEAL WITH REJECTION, BUT NOT FROM A FISH. Undoubtedly, there have been numerous occasions where you’ve been stripping streamers and had that big brown trout emerge from the bank, only to give your streamer a curious look and then give...



You’re tying your boots wrong

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By Dan Fraiser I’ve waded hundreds of miles with dozens of different anglers over the years. One problem that has troubled nearly every one of them at one time or another is wet boot laces coming untied. I’ve watched them retie wet laces, cinching them down...