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Mooring Your Boat – Not as Easy as You Think

  Purchasing a boat is one thing, mooring your boat is quite another. Having a boat can be a wonderful experience and provide an alternative lifestyle for many who choose to live in this floating world. Whether you choose to follow a life afloat or simply enjoy time on your boat as a recreational hobby you will inevitably need to find and buy a mooring.   Let's dive right in.   How to Approach Mooring Your Boat   Finding and buying your ideal mooring can be one of the most difficult parts of owning a boat. And therefore needs some careful consideration.   There are about 3,000 miles of inland waterways in England and Wales alone, including a wide range...

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Fishing for Sharks – The Extreme Side of Fishing

  When it comes to the sport of fishing, fishing for sharks is in a class all by itself. It seems like every sport has a category that is set aside for the extreme. And fishing is no different. Believe it or not, there are those that were not deterred by the movie Jaws and they choose to seek out sharks instead of running from them. If you are bold enough to take on fishing for sharks, you should understand some basics before hitting the open sea.   Let's dive right in.   The Extreme Side of Fishing for Sharks   If your goal is to actually catch a shark, the best time to do it is in June. The...

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How to Cook Fish – 3 Good Tips for Doing It

  So you want to know how to cook fish? A freshly caught fish can be cooked in a thousand and one ways. Any fisherman worth their salt has their own unique way of cooking a freshly caught trout, salmon or whatever fish they caught. So fisherman all around the world have been handed down methods of how to cook fish. Here are some tips to get the best out of your fish.   Let's dive right in.   3 Good Tips on How to Cook Fish   1. Frying   Breading and frying a freshly caught fish is as good as it gets when looking at how to cook fish. The smell of butter emanating from the frying pan...

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Fishing Boat Docks – For Bass

  Have you ever thought about fishing boat docks? Well you should. When I was young, a long time ago, there was this old man who fished Buckeye Lake in Ohio and caught more bass than anyone I knew at the time. He was fishing around docks. His lures were all beat up, most of them missing paint and some were even bare wood from hitting them on the docks so many times.   Let's dive right in.   Why You Should Go Fishing Boat Docks for BassBoat docks produce shade and bass feel secure in low light areas. Docks also provide a place for bass to ambush their prey. Sometimes when you see rod holders and lights at a...

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Fly Fishing Knots – Your Success Depends on Them

  When you are fly fishing, tying the right fly fishing knots can make a world of difference in your success or failure. It’s important to not only select the right knot for the situation but also to tie it properly. Poorly tied knots will mean lost fish and frustration for you. So knowing about the right fly fishing knots and how to tie them can be a huge part of the fly fishing experience.   Let's dive right in.   How to Properly Tie Fly Fishing Knots   Before you tighten a knot, moisten it with saliva or with water you are fishing on. This will help the knot slide and seat properly. Lubrication also decreases excessive heat which...

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