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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > August 2012
When planning a trip out on the water, most typically start their checklist with the basics: fishing license, spinning rod, bait-casting rod, back-up rod, bait, snacks, sunscreen, nautical maps, tide chart, GPS, lucky ball cap and life jackets.
What a tremendous gift our forefathers gave when they set aside America’s National Parks.
The blue catfish is legendary for its tremendous size.
I live on Baker Road in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.
The other day, several of us were sitting on the tailgate after an evening of fishing.
I recently attended the International Fly Tackle Dealer trade show in Reno, Nevada, where manufacturers of fly fishing products showed off the wares they plan to sell next year.
During a recent fishing trip to a small city lake, my son spied something orange in the water, suspended under a tree limb.
I was recently talking with a friend who lamented that he wasn’t catching many fish because he didn’t have a big, offshore boat.
The other day I dusted off an old favorite fly rod, took it fishing, and couldn’t help but wonder why I had neglected it for as long as I had.
Fishing and boating shows and expos can be found all around the country at various times of the year.
With roughly 365 million trillion gallons of water on our planet, it can be difficult to decide where’s best to drop anchor and throw out a line.
Sometimes we just can’t get enough of fishing and boating.
Many lakes and rivers throughout the country are at the lowest and clearest they will be all year.
According to the National Association of State Park Directors, there are over 6000 state parks across the country.
The bluefish arrived in full force the other day.
Now that we’ve reached August, many of us are right in the thick of our fishing seasons.
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