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Simple 7 Steps to help you start catching today

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Fishing a new body of water can be intimidating to an angler of any experience. Start fishing in streams with these easy to follow tips.

We show you seven very simple steps to catching your first catfish on simple baits in a small pond.

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3 Knots To Know


Learn about three types of knots to up your fishing game.

Learn To Identify Your Fish

by Bryan Brasher


Ever find yourself asking, “What did I just reel in?” These 18 illustrations will help you identify the different fish that can end up on your line.

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    Fish Ambassadors

    All our experts give you their tips and tricks to help you catch the fish you want

    Kristine Fischer


    Born and raised in Weeping Water, NE, Kristine Fischer wasn’t one to adhere to societal norms. Growing up in a home unimpeded by the restraints of a tv, she had a natural inclination towards the outdoors.For the past few years, she’s lived on the road competing in national kayak bass tournaments across the country.  Her tournament records have […]

    Corey Hunt


    Corey Hunt is an award-winning freelance outdoor writer and photographer from the upstate of South Carolina, where she lives with her husband and two children. Her work has appeared in publications such as Dun Magazine, South Carolina Wildlife, and other online publications. More on Corey’s writing can be found on the blog she writes with […]

    Philip Hunt


    Philip Hunt grew up exploring the outdoors in any way possible. Thanks to his parents, uncles, and family friends, he is just as comfortable kayaking whitewater rapids as tying microscopic flies for fly-fishing. Philip’s wife, Corey, shares in the love of outdoor adventure. Together they raise two children with the goal of instilling a lifelong […]

    Jimmy Kennedy


    Jimmy Kennedy is a chef as well as a professional angler. Kennedy and his daughter, June, host their own cooking show focusing on bringing viewers into the heart of the home – the kitchen. {read more}

    Bryan Brasher


    Bryan Brasher is a life-long angler and enjoys catching all species of fish.

    James Hall


    James Hall shares his vast fishing knowledge from growing up fishing with his grandfather to his 20+ years as a B.A.S.S. Editor.

    Justin Brouillard


    Justin is an avid angler and content creation specialist with a major passion for the outdoors.

    John Deshauteurs


    John’s hobby of kayak fishing has turned his full time job.

    Courtney Johnson


    Courtney Johnson is a book author, freelance writer and teacher based in Erie, CO. Most of her days are spent chasing her 7-year-old daughter on hiking trails, down the hills on a mountain bike and up climbing routes. You can follow her adventures at:

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