5 Popular State Parks in Minnesota to go fishing Psssst.  Wanna know where you can fish without a license, and the conservation officer won’t care?    The answer is most Minnesota state parks. Find more information about MN Fishing and Boating. Yes, Minnesota residents can fish without a fishing licenseRead More →

Top 10 Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat After six weeks of nationwide voting, the official Top 10 Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat are finally in. Selected from a list of locations in all 50 states – a list made for moms, by moms and facilitated by Take MeRead More →

Basic Seamanship: How to Boat Better One of the best ways to empower yourself on the water is to learn basic seamanship skills. If you're not sure how or where to start, check into boating skills and seamanship courses held by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Power Squadron, andRead More →

The New Wonders of Wildlife Experience in Missouri It is summer vacation time and my family recently left Pennsylvania to hit the partially open road, thanks to a few construction areas. Our destination of family, friends, and fishing in Oklahoma involved an all too familiar 20 hour drive, stuck watchingRead More →

What is a Sport Fishing License? There is some debate about whether or not fishing is a “sport.” As thousands of bass, catfish, and walleye tournament anglers and their fans can attest, it certainly can be a “competition.” But “sport fishing” is any fishing that is not commercial. If youRead More →

9 Pier Fishing Tips & Tricks For Beginners Pier fishing is a hybrid angling method that blends easy access of shore fishing with over-water access of boat fishing. There are many advantages that make this a popular saltwater fishing pursuit. It’s low commitment so you can cast lines for anRead More →

7 Tips to learn How to Fish for Squid Squid are one of the best natural saltwater baits as well as terrific table fare. Whether you prefer them as hooked strip bait or as fried calamari, the quickest way to learn how to fish for squid is to go withRead More →

Fly Line to Backing Knot: Albright Knot Steps If you are looking for a strong fly line to backing knot, the Albright Knot is one of the best knots you can use when fly fishing. This fishing knot is ideal for joining two lines of different materials or diameters together.Read More →