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You may hear professional fisherman talk about using fluorocarbon for one application, and monofilament for another. Ever wonder what the difference between the two lines really was? In this article, we highlight the major differences between fluorocarbon and monofilament, and offer suggestions for use.
When the clouds are coming in and the wind picks up, it may be a good time to start hitting some vegetation and structure with some crankbaits. But what crankbaits should you start with? In this article, we go over several different crankbaits options and when they might be best to trigger strikes.
A few of us at TCF are mostly into freshwater fishing, but wanted to start getting out more on saltwater bites. So we stopped by a loca bait shop to see what rigs and lures they would recommend considering we are new to saltwater, and also based on what was biting. What did they recommend? The answer was the simple but effective 3 way rig.
Most people reading this article are probably using a factory made fishing rod, and you love to fish, right? I mean, you have probably been fishing for years and catching loads of fish. So it begs the question, why a custom rod? A fair question and this article dives into some reasons why you may want to build your own fishing rods.
You just can’t beat experience when it comes to rod building. The more you know, the fewer mistakes you make, and the more enjoyable the rod building process becomes. This article was written by one of Mud Hole's instructors, Chris Feagan, and highlights some rod building tips that might not be obvious to new rod builders.
For those who are new to rod building or fishing, deciding on what rod to use for a specific fishing application can seem overwhelming. This article provides an overview that describes the difference between rod power vs. rod action so you can make a more informed choice.