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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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Upcoming Free Fishing Days in Florida

Upcoming Free Fishing Days in Florida

Whether you want to get more experience fishing yourself or would like to introduce someone new to the sport, be sure to add Florida's upcoming free fishing days to your calendar. On the below days resident and visitor fishing license requirements will be waived in the state of Florida. Florida Saltwater Free Fishing Days: First Saturday and Sunday in June…

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4 Ways to Keep the Bugs Away While Fishing

4 Ways to Keep the Bugs Away While Fishing

Mosquitoes, no-see-ums, gnats and other pests can be a real annoyance when you're out on the water. It's a bit of a bummer that the prime hours for fishing (early morning and dusk) are basically the same hours that the bugs like to bite, but there are a few ways to effectively keep the bugs away without drowning yourself in…

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6 Things Most People Won’t Tell You About Fishing

6 Things Most People Won’t Tell You About Fishing

When it comes to fishing, there are quite a few secrets that anglers like to keep. For example, how many times have you witnessed a positive reaction from an angler when asked by a stranger to share the coordinates of his favorite spot? Bet you a dollar to a hole in a doughnut that the answer will be "ZERO!" Aside…

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6 Things You Should Never Do at Bass Pro Shops

6 Things You Should Never Do at Bass Pro Shops

As is probably the case with most fisherpeople, Bass Pro Shops is my personal version of Disneyland. I could easily spend hours gawking at all the shiny new fishing reels or investigating every kind of brightly-colored bass lure that the store has in stock. Although, once in awhile my quirky sense of humor takes over, and much like my relationships…

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All I Need To Know About Life I Learned From Fishing

All I Need To Know About Life I Learned From Fishing

Life can be one awesome ride if you fish often, live authentically, and stop to think about what (and who) really matters. When it comes right down it, I've learned pretty much all I need to know about life from fishing -- yep, that's right, from fishing. Life Lessons Learned From Angling Keep learning. The most successful anglers realize that…

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Etsy Gifts for Fisherwomen Under $30

Etsy Gifts for Fisherwomen Under $30

By Denise Schnider, Guest Blogger & Ecommerce Manager at SavvyBoater.com. If you're anything like me, you cannot believe Christmas is nearly here! I got married in late September and everything after that seemed to whiz by at the speed of light - goodbye to the simple joys of fall (colorful leaves, crisp weather and pumpkin-baked everything), hello Christmas craziness. This…

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Fisherwoman Spotlight | Katie Bernotsky

Fisherwoman Spotlight | Katie Bernotsky

After coming across a photo of Katie Bernotsky on the Facebook Page, I had to find out more about this kayak fisherwoman and feature her in the spotlight on our blog! She hooked this beautiful 6.51 lb bass on a PowerTeam Lures, green pumpkin 10” Ribbon Hinge Worm at the Sandy River Reservoir in central Virginia by pitching into a…

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5 Recreational Fishing Statistics Worth Noting

5 Recreational Fishing Statistics Worth Noting

Are you curious about the latest fishing statistics and recreational fishing demographics? Want to find out who is fishing these days and the type of fishing that is becoming the most popular? Every year the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation releases a special report on fishing and boating. Check out these recreational fishing statistics from the 2010 Special Report on…

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