How To Catch Lingcod – Tackle for Lingcod

Lingcod is one of the most prized fish, native to the North American coast, for the thrill of the game, but also for its taste.

Although it’s not closely related to ling, nor cod, lingcod has earned its name due to quite a resemblance to both these fish.

Lingcod fishing has its specifics. So, if you want to put this fish on your trophy list, here are a few things to know about it.

Lingcod – Habitat and Habits

Lingcod are popular in the North American west coast waters, widespread from Shumagin Islands of the Alaskan Gulf, read more

Using Squid As Bait – A Few Things To Know

Squid is one of the best “all around” baits an angler can have. It’s quite effective, it’s fairly cheap, comes frozen and you won’t have to go through the trouble of keeping it alive (unless of course, you choose to fish with live squid). Squid strips also go very well in combination with other baits, creating very appealing presentations for various fish that you may target.

As rule of thumb, if you want to use squid as bait, it’s best to opt for the thickest read more

How To Catch Red Grouper – Tackle For Red Grouper

Red grouper are beautiful fish that can weight very heavy on the hook, even when caught in smaller sizes. They’re tough predators, can put quite a fight and can provide the angler with a lot of thrill.

Red grouper fishing has its own particularities. Therefore, if you want to target these fish, here are a few that you should know about the tackle to use, baits and places to find them.

Red Grouper – Habitat and Habits

Red grouper’s habitat is limited to the eastern coast of the Americas, ranging from North Carolina (US) read more

How To Catch Spotted Seatrout – Tackle for Spotted Seatrout

Spotted seatrout or speckled trout aren’t actually trout, not being part of the Salmonidae family, as the steelhead and rainbow trout. They’re actually part of the Sciaenidae family, brothers with the drums or croakers.

Although they’re not heavy fighters like many fish with superior game importance, spotted seatrout are still prized among anglers as they’re hard strikers, they can be caught with light and easy tackle, with a variety of lures, resulting in quality fishing.

Spotted Trout – Habitat and Habits

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How To Catch Red Snapper – Tackle For Red Snapper

The red snapper is a species of fish with quite a high commercial importance, and evidently they’re also considered superior game fish.

There are many species of snappers, such as mutton snapper, mangrove snapper or lane snapper, which sometimes are mistaken or even sold as red snapper.

However the one and only red snapper also known as northern red snapper, is Lutjanus campechanus, and this post we’ll cover the habitat, fishing techniques, bait and tackle specific to this species.

Red Snapper Habitat and Habits

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