November 2013

Ice Fishing: Cold.. But Fun

by Craig Thornburrow - For people that love to fish winter does not get in the way. In fact many fishing enthusiast can hardly wait for the water to freezer over so they can start ice fishing, so make sure that you are properly prepared so it is an enjoyable time. Ice fishing might turn out to be an extremely enjoyable activity for you if you are one of those who love the frozen lake and a
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9 Tips For Shaking the Winter Depression and Enhancing Mood

For some winter is a time that brings about depression in various degrees. Some actually develop seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which occurs in the fall or winter due to a decrease in sunlight and low temperatures. It is estimated that 4 to 6% of the population suffers from SAD, and 10 to 20 % suffers from a milder form of winter sorrow. Symptoms include being lethargic, listless,
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Cigar and Beer Pairing for Fall and Winter

by Kyle Smith - As the seasons change, so do my tastes. Summertime is filled with light beers and mild cigars—but winter is all about the dark stouts and heavy cigars. But constantly having to find a good match of cigar to beer because my tastes are constantly changing can be a hassle! You can’t enjoy a beer fully—or a cigar fully!—on its own; cigars and beer must be experienced together. So
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Homemade Carp Fishing Bait Secrets Of Winter Success Revealed!

by Tim Richardson - If you are like most anglers who complain about how hard winter fishing is then remember that much of your lack of success is not anything other than your bait not working at 100 percent in cold temperatures because 95 percent of boilies are totally inefficient in low temperatures! But you have the power to change this! Have your eyes opened right now and multiply your
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Winter Cranking – Moving to Cover More

by Chad Horton - As the water temp drops bass fishing tends to get a little tougher as most species of fish become less active and don’t pursue prey as aggressively as they did during the warmer months. This is a time when some anglers reach for jigs or jerkbaits, but I opt for crankbaits. With depth and water clarity as considerations, the use of crankbaits allows me to cover a lot of water
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Tips For Winter Boat Storage

by Donald Gasaway – A survey done by Boat US marine insurance found that most damage done to boats in storage is done by four legged vandals rather than two legged one. Bass boats are likely to be damaged by critters during the off season.  This is probably due to the fact that they are put away uncleaned.  Carpets, live wells and upholstery hold smells from the many fish that have been
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Exciting Recent Bourbon Releases

by Jeff Ames – I’m by no means a writer, but I love bourbon and learning as much as possible about the fine amber spirit. With me actively seeking to taste as many new bourbons as possible (wow do I sound like an alcoholic), I like to pass along my experiences. Being born and raised in the amazing city of Louisville, KY (AKA the Bourbon Capital of the World) has allowed me to gain
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Video Tips Vault #10 (Fall Fishing Tips – #1)

The seasons may have changed and the action may have slowed, but with a bit of knowledge and strategy cold weather fishing can still be extremely rewarding.
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Fall Fishing’s Holy Trinity: Rock, Wood, Grass

by Rob Edwards - Fishing in the fall can be both highly rewarding, and highly frustrating, often the difference between these two results can be very small. First let’s focus on talking about the various types of structure we as bass anglers target, and in doing so I’m often reminded of the kids’ game “rock, paper, scissors”, you know, grass beats rock, but rock beats wood
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Slow It Down – Cold Water Bassin

by Rick Lawrence (A.K.A The Fish-N-Fool ) - The Largemouth Bass is a cold blooded creature, meaning that the fish’s body temperature will always match the water temperature. Like all cold blooded creatures its metabolism slows down as the surrounding water temperature becomes colder. When this occurs the Largemouth Bass has a greatly decreased energy level. As an angler you must take this
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