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7 Practical Product Picks From ICAST 2017

7 Practical Product Picks From ICAST 2017

While the post-ICAST uproar over a pricey load out bucket continues, I'm contemplating the products that may not necessarily be new to the world's largest sport fishing trade show, but that rank from a practicality standpoint. In other words, which handful of ICAST 2017 products offer useful features or benefits at reasonable price points given the quality and construction? I'm…

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10 Holiday Fishing Gift Ideas For Lady Anglers

10 Holiday Fishing Gift Ideas For Lady Anglers

Are you trying to come up with fishing gift ideas for a lady angler friend or relative, but don't want to spend hours trying to figure out what she might want or need? Well, don't stress because I've come up with a list of fishing gift ideas that will save you time and make your holiday shopping a whole lot…

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Top ICAST 2016 Product Picks

Top ICAST 2016 Product Picks

When you walk past booth after booth filled with the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel during one the world's largest annual sportfishing trade shows, you start to develop a keen sense for those items that might be best considered as angler baits, and those products which truly hold a degree of merit by offering something ground-breaking or…

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How El Niño Weather Events Affect Fishing

How El Niño Weather Events Affect Fishing

Those of us that live and fish in Florida have certainly taken note of the unusual winter weather this year. We experienced higher than average temperatures at the onset of the season, which has been followed by higher than average rainfall and thunderstorm activity. Meteorologists refer to these atypical events as El Niño weather patterns. What is El Niño? According…

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Report Trophy Bass Catches For Rewards

Report Trophy Bass Catches For Rewards

When I was knee-high to a grasshopper, my grandfather got me hooked on freshwater fishing for bass and bluegill. Just the thought of reeling in a trophy bass has me shaking from excitement to this very day. That said, I suppose it makes sense that my love of freshwater fishing led me to learn more about an incentive-based Florida Fish…

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If You Can Fish and Use a Hashtag, You Could Win a Boat

If You Can Fish and Use a Hashtag, You Could Win a Boat

Ladies, are you ready to share your passion for fishing in a big way? Whether you’ve been fishing since you were knee-high to a grasshopper or whether you just started fishing yesterday, it’s time to represent the female angling community and show @Take_Me_Fishing your favorite #FirstCatch moments past and present. Do you have a special photo or video memory of…

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Clean Up Your Fishing Spot on Earth Day

Clean Up Your Fishing Spot on Earth Day

Earth Day only comes once a year, so why not help to keep your local fisheries clean and safe so anglers of all ages can experience the fun of fishing for years to come? All you have to do is help bash the trash at your local fishing hole in honor of Earth Day, then provide me with the proof…

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5 Key Findings About Fishing and Romance

5 Key Findings About Fishing and Romance

Fisherwomen, whether you want to fall in love for the first time or rekindle an existing relationship, the answer may be closer than you think: a date on the water. A new survey conducted among men and women currently in relationships on behalf of the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) Take Me Fishing campaign reveals that two-thirds of couples…

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Ways To Empower Other Outdoors Women

Ways To Empower Other Outdoors Women

If you're looking for opportunities to help empower other outdoors women, you don't have to look hard because there are many. In fact, social media can be a pretty darn good place to start. You've probably witnessed some unempowering comments and posts as you've scrolled through photos of women with prized fish or game trophies. For example, I recently saw…

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Ways to Take Advantage of National Fishing and Boating Week

Ways to Take Advantage of National Fishing and Boating Week

Today marks the first day of National Fishing and Boating Week, which takes place the first week of June every year. This national event focuses on the important role that boating and fishing plays when it comes to quality of life. This week is the ideal time to get out there and challenge yourself by learning new skills or sharing…

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