Tag Archives: Fishing

OCT 1st ((Chicago Opening Day Snagging))

 Recently I saw  some snaggers  lined up around the Lincoln Park lagoon in Chicago, aggressively trying to snag salmon. And it’s legal, from now until the end of the year. Lord only knows why! This form of fishing (If You Want To call it That?), which is banned altogether in many states, is allowed annually from Oct. 1 to the end of the year at the Lincoln Park lagoon south of Fullerton Parkway and in the inner and outer harbors of Jackson Park on the South Side. These […]

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Today’s Fishing Rods

Today’s fishing rods have incorporated modern features that are not typical of the more primitive cane pole. Modern fishing rods contain reels, which aid in the retrieval of fish caught caught with live bait. A much-sophisticated feature is the spinning rod where the entire shaft of the rod except the handle can move around on its axis to allow flexibility when fish caught on snare bait struggles through the water. Like the classic cane fishing rods, the fishing gadget is thick at the handle (bottom) and is […]

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Fishing Is Fun

Learning To Fish…..Fact is, it’s FUN! Fishing is a fun and tranquil sport that lets you spend quiet time with your friends, family and with Mother Nature. Fresh water fishing is a sport involving the catching of fish in lakes, rivers and streams. It involves a lot of patience, challenge and a lot of acquired skill over time. Anyone can participate in this fun activity, including the kids. To start, you have to check your State’s fishing requirements and make sure if a license is needed for […]

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Tips on Fly Fishing

There are thousands of live-bait anglers, who are excellent sportsmen, but the fly fisherman can practice better conservation from the beginning. Basically, fly fishing is not only one of the fastest growing sports; it is one of the foremost forms of conserving natural resources as well as providing aquatic recreation. Fly fishing is, very simple when three things are right: you must have a suitable rod; you must get a line to match it; and you must learn correct casting technique. For people who wish to know […]

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