Danny picked up the trout from fish net in the water.

Keep Your Catch Fresh from Water to Table

Ultralight fishing is not only the best way to get fish, it also means you are targeting many species which make for excellent meals. Personally, ultralight fishing allows me to target one of my favorite table fish, being the trout. I find nothing more satisfying in smoking a trout and serving it with some fresh …

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How I Connect Leaders to Ultralight Line

I believe that leaders can be very helpful in increasing your strikes in certain fishing situations. If you’re using visible lines, like braid and colored nylon mono, you definitely want to use one. Even when you’re using clear nylon monofilament lines, they may be visible when retrieved slowly. I use a leader every time, unless …

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How To Free Snags On Ultralight Tackle

Getting snags is impossible to avoid with any type of fishing gear you’re using. However, when you’re using ultralight fishing gear it becomes an even bigger problem. If you find yourself in a position where you are at risk of losing your lure, you may want to think about a few of the techniques that …

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Prevent Your Ultralight Line From Breaking

One of the biggest problems people have when ultralight fishing is dealing with breaking off fish, or having their line snap at some of the worst times. This problem can easily be avoided if you take a look at the underlying problem of what exactly causes the line to break. Over the years, I have …

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How To Select An Ultralight Combo

One of the quickest ways to get out onto the water and begin enjoying ultralight fishing is to find an ultralight combo that is already put together for you and comes balanced from the manufacturer.  You can find high quality ultralight combos for less than $60 as long as you know what you are looking …

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Ultralight Pond Fishing Techniques

Getting out onto the water can be difficult if you’re extremely busy. However, there is still one great way that I have found, for getting a few hours of ultralight fishing in, and having a successful trip at the same time: small ponds. Unlike rivers and streams, ponds don’t have fast moving water and commonly …

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How to Tie Two Pieces of Line Together

Whether you are a first-time angler or an experienced angler, learning or re-learning how to perfectly tie essential angler knots can help you be the best fisher you can be. Practice makes perfect when it comes to tying knots of any kind and the same is true for angler fishing knots. Below is an image …

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