Category: Hints & Tips

Useful tips for angling, boating, and the outdoors.

Budget Gear for Weekend Warriors

As an angler, I consider myself the proverbial ‘weekend warrior’ and, while I feel that you should invest in more than an Ugly Stik combo (no offense to  the venerable Ugly Stik, mind you); I don’t feel the need to…

Drop Shotting on the River

By Bryan Wilhelm Drop shotting is a technique that had its beginnings in deeper water.  The idea worked on getting neutral or negative fish to bite by keeping the bait in their face until they took the bait. For the…

The Wooden Paddle

By Bryan Wilhelm One joy of life is a wooden paddle. I have been paddling canoes on lakes and streams for more than 55 years.  One of my favorite things is a set of black cherry paddles.  They are light…