Finding the ideal trout fishing lure comes down to which ones have the proper coloring and action to catch the fish. Some of the best fishing also requires the skill of the individual angler. Here are some lures that stand above others.
Many anglers consider this lure to be the best in the world. It features blades that turn even with a slow retrieval. They also cast well without adding additional weight, but weight should be added to fish under the surface.
Using this lure on spinning Read the rest of this entry »
A monster bull elk is the goal of a lifetime for any avid hunter. You can equip yourself with latest and greatest in gear, optics, calls and rifles, but it’s all for not if the elk are nowhere to be found. Lining up and taking the shot is often the easiest part of the whole hunt, finding your quarry is where the challenge lies.
The find trophy size elk you have to find an area that can support them. This means an area that gets enough moisture to provide Read the rest of this entry »
Elk are the deer family’s kings, and they thrive on large stretches of land. These public areas are hotspots for elk that also welcome hunters.
Siuslaw National Park in Oregon
This western Oregon park is loaded with Roosevelt elk. Hunters who are willing to put up with a bit of rain and a lot of legwork will be greatly rewarded in the sprawling forest.
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in Montana
Located in the southwest part of Montana, this park encompasses multiple mountain ranges and give hunters many access points.
White River National Forest, Colorado
Although this forest is heavily Read the rest of this entry »
Fishing is a sport that requires equipment, maps, streams and the know-how. Some of the best grounds to fish for trout are fresh water streams. As you prepare your fishing gear, you must, therefore, also know where to find a stream enriched with trout.
You can find the ideal streams by physically checking out the streams and creeks in the neighborhood. You can also seek information from the fisheries department of your locality. Maps will be of help in Read the rest of this entry »
The majestic elk, a member of the deer family, is a beautiful animal that inhabits the mountain regions of the western United States and Canada. Known also as Wapiti, a Shawnee word meaning white rump, the North American elk is a direct descendant of the red deer of Asia. Elk were once found in great numbers on the western Great Plains, but were pushed back into the Rocky Mountains by the human encroachment.
Today the elk is considered to be one of the greatest game animals that can be pursued by hunters and for many, elk hunting has Read the rest of this entry »
Trout fishing is a popular and easy way to enjoy time alone, or with family and friends. As a beginner, the following will help you catch the big one.
Examples of fishing gear needed to ensure a successful fishing adventure are:
Fishing Rod – Light or ultra light with “action”, which occurs when you whip or shake the rod up and down.
Fishing Line – 4 to 6 pound test.
Hooks – Treble, size 12 or 18. Egg or Read the rest of this entry »
Knowing a couple of elk hunting tips and tricks can help even the most seasoned hunter. You never know there could be a tip that helps you bag that giant elk.
Here are some elk hunting tips and tricks:
Tip 1 Don’t make fast movements: Try to move as slowly as possible. The problem with fast movements is that they will give away your position every time. You also want to be as quiet as possible. Elk have Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to hunting and fishing, it can be a very fun and very rewarding hobby. Though it may take a lot of patience and even some time and money invested, these two hobbies can provide you with a great outcome.
Now, if you’re looking to take a fishing or hunting trip, be sure to check out these hot spots:
Hunting: Hunting in states like Michigan, Colorado, Arizona and Texas can be very rewarding if you’re able to travel from state to state. Didn’t Read the rest of this entry »