Freshwater - prefers the deep, dark & cool
The Walleye is one of the prized fish to catch in the St. Mary’s River, which connects Lake Superior & Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada, which is where I primarily fish. These fish are generally caught at weights from 1lb & upwards of 10lbs...
Read more... November 30, 2013 posted by N.C Lip
Technical - new to fishing & don't know what to use?
fished for more than 30 years & still don't know what to use?
then take a look at this ...
An on-growing list of bait & lures for your reference.
Read more... November 16, 2013 posted by N.C Lip
News - A German sport fisherman recently made the catch of his life – a monster halibut nearly two-and-a-half metres long weighing 194 kilos.
The 45-year-old Christian Johannsen from North Friesland pulled in the gigantic fish after an epic four-hour battle in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway.
Read more... November 02, 2013 posted by N.C Lip
News - The powerful amberjack was so massive it might have been a world record.
But the fisherman who battled the monstrous fish, and the Mexican crew that helped deliver it from the Sea of Cortez to a remote Baja California beach, were not thinking about records. They marveled at the size of the fish and hefted their great prize as if to see if it could, indeed, be hefted—then carved it up for fish tacos and fillets for the grill.
Read more... October 09, 2013 posted by N.C Lip
News - this mammoth cod is thought to be the biggest ever caught by an angler, weighing in at an incredible 103lbs.
The 5ft-long specimen was hauled in by Michael Eisele, 44, in the waters off Norway last month. If confirmed by the International Game Fishing Association, it will smash the previous world record of 98lbs 12oz for an Atlantic cod caught off New Hampshire in the United States in 1969.
Read more... September 17, 2013 posted by N.C Lip
Freshwater - not the sick fish of Asia
It is said that the striped catfish is one of the major catfish species in the Mekong River. Being the 7th longest trans-boundary river in South East Asia, its impressive length renders our subject native to several countries ranging from Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam & Thailand...
Read more... September 08, 2013 posted by N.C Lip
Technical - linking mainline to leader
There are times when fishing demands the use of leader in excess of 10 feet. A knot instead of a swivel is the preferred choice to meet such demand...
Read more... September 05, 2013 posted by N.C Lip
Technical - fishing knots that will serve you well
Here are some fundamental fishing knots fishermen should know. They are suited to tying hook or swivel & it is up to you to decide which to use...
Read more... August 18, 2013 posted by N.C Lip
Technical - what do you really need? IM6, IM7, IM8, Alconite, SiC, EVA, Cork Grip...
A question fishermen often ask - "which rod should I get?"
The answer is often found - on the person who asked.
You are the one doing the fishing.
You know what fish you want to catch.
You know what environment you fish in.
So no one knows better than you do when it comes to choosing a rod.
And you can facilitate that by reading this.
Read more... August 3, 2013 posted by N.C Lip