fishing youtube channels

Best Fishing YouTube Channels: A Curated List

Are you curious what are the best fishing YouTube channels? Our article focuses on the best educational fishing channels available to help you improve your catch rate and fishing ability. These channels cover various angling categories, offering something suitable for every fishing enthusiast. In this article, angling expert Daniel O’Neill shares his top fishing YouTube

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When Do Cod Spawn? 

Are you curious when do cod spawn? Our article provides valuable insights on this topic, covering the best baits to use during spawning, an ethical perspective on fishing for cod at this time, and essential gear tips. Join us on a journey with cod angler Daniel O’Neill, who has caught remarkable double-figure cod while deep

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How Big Do Rainbow Trout Get?

Are you curious how big do rainbow trout get? Rainbow trout are one of the most popular game fish in the entire world. Trout guide and fly fishing instructor Daniel O’Neill, discusses how big rainbow trout get and how to catch these larger fish.  As a child, one of my earliest fishing memories involved catching

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Steelhead vs. Salmon: What’s The Difference?

What’s the difference between steelhead and salmon? This is quite a complicated topic as there are many misconceptions surrounding steelhead. In this article, fly fishing expert, Daniel O’Neill, with over one hundred salmon landed in the 2022 season, dives into the key differences between steelhead and salmon.  When discussing the topic of steelhead I continually

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7 Popular Types of Carp: A Comprehensive Guide for Anglers

Do you want to learn more about the seven most common types of carp? Our article not only sheds light on these stunning fish but also provides valuable insights on how to identify them. Join us as we embark on a journey with professional coarse angler, Daniel O’Neill, who holds a remarkable record of landing

7 Best Pike Baits: A Comprehensive Guide for Anglers

Are you unsure of which pike baits will work for your waters? Our article focuses on pike baits, including scented attractants and pike hunting styles. Discover valuable insights on how you can improve your catch rate. In this article, predator hunter Daniel O’Neill, who has caught over sixty double-figure pike, discusses the best pike baits

fishing with nightcrawlers

Fishing With Nightcrawlers: The Ultimate Guide

A nightcrawler is a classic bait for angling, as all anglers have used it at some point.  Most fishermen start their angling career fishing with nightcrawlers before exploring artificial lures and other techniques. Oftentimes than not, experienced anglers interchange using nightcrawlers with artificial lures. This is because the effectiveness of nightcrawlers ensures that they do

what do rainbow trout eat

What Do Rainbow Trout Eat?

The trout is one of the most popular freshwater fish species in the world.   Trout fish are loved by many anglers for their acrobatic skills, sharp reflexes, and easy accessibility. They are also readily available throughout the year and are one of the best freshwater fish to eat.   Trout is one of the most diverse

flair hawk jig

Flair Hawk Jig: Everything You Need To Know

Inshore fishing is one of the best forms of fishing. This is because you get to catch fish in areas of the water where the fish is easily accessible.  One of the most effective jigs for inshore fishing is the flair hook jig. The flair hawk rig is reliable for targeting fish like snook, redfish,

Why Are Bananas on a Boat Banned?

As a fisherman or boater, there is a high chance that you have been advised to avoid taking bananas on your boat. The reason given for this advice is usually that bananas are bad luck. This information is sure to leave you confused and curious. In this article, we will discuss everything that you need

a boat is leaving the dock. what sound signal should be used to alert others

What Boat Sound Signals Should Be Used to Alert Others?

Are you wondering what boat sound signals should be used to alert others? Using signals is a major part of navigating a vessel on the sea. Signals help to prevent accidents and obstruction when multiple boats are moving at the same. In this guide, we cover the various sounds you need to know to boat

how much line to put on a spinning reel

How Much Line to Put on a Spinning Reel

Setting up your fishing tackle properly is key to having a successful fishing trip. From your fishing rod to your reel, line, and bait, it is important that everything is in place to get the big catch . A spinning reel is one of the most common fishing reels among anglers. This is due to

ice fishing walleye

Ice Fishing For Walleye (Tips & Techniques)

The walleye is one of the most desired species for ice anglers. However, it is also one of the most unpredictable fish species. The reason for this is that a lot of fishermen do not understand the behavior of this fish species. In this article, we will discuss all that you need to know about

how to hold trout

How to Hold Trout

Have you ever gone trout fishing and found yourself unconsciously reaching out for the fish? Well, you are not alone! This intense urge to hold a trout in your hand is a problem many anglers face daily. You gain a certain level of satisfaction when you pick up and hold a small or big trout

how to read a tide chart

How to Read a Tide Chart

Tide is a factor that affects professional and recreational activities on the ocean. This is why it is important to know how to read a tide chart if you are a fisherman, angler, mariner, or coastal hiker. Knowing what tide heights to expect will help you to plan your trip properly in order to ensure

how to bleed a fish

How to Bleed a Fish

Bleeding fish is a practice that beginner and experienced anglers and fishermen should master. Bleeding your freshly caught fish (both freshwater and saltwater fish) will not only make it maintain its freshness but also produces the best tasting fish fillets. Just like every procedure in fishing, there are important steps to follow to bleed fish