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How to Treat Subterranean Termites

How to Treat Subterranean Termites

Termites are mostly killed through one of two methods. The bait system is more environmentally friendly since it uses far fewer chemicals and only hurts certain insects. The pesticide is usually a growth regulator that causes the termites to grow in a way that makes them incapable of reproducing and......[Read More]
Kayak Fishing in Ocean City, New Jersey

Kayak Fishing in Ocean City, New Jersey

New Jersey's shore has large schools of migratory fish including bluefish, striped bass and albacore tuna. Kayaks--either owned or rented--are a perfect way to get out into the water and go after these fish.......[Read More]
How to Fish for Black Bass Using Plastic Worms

How to Fish for Black Bass Using Plastic Worms

Effective on both smallmouth and largemouth bass, plastic worms have been among the most often-used bass lures since the 1970s. Using this bait requires concentration and a little practice but can be highly rewarding. The best part is that plastic worms are fairly inexpensive, which gives you the fr......[Read More]
How to Use the Yum Crayfish Lure

How to Use the Yum Crayfish Lure

The YUM fishing lure company makes several soft plastic baits designed to imitate crayfish, which are one of the top food items of bass. The baits look like real crayfish and include claws, a head, legs and tail. Anglers primarily rig the crayfish on a weedless jig, which creates a jig and pig -- or......[Read More]
Cheap Way to Keep Fish in Kayak

Cheap Way to Keep Fish in Kayak

You love kayaking and you love fishing. From long weekends on the water fishing to kayaking for fun---you just can't get enough of the small boat. The only thing you haven't found is a cheap way to store the fish you catch on your kayak. Size is limited on the small boat. You can't store the fish in......[Read More]
How to Tie an Improved Clinch Knot for Fishing

How to Tie an Improved Clinch Knot for Fishing

The improved clinch knot adds one more step to the clinch knot, making for an even stronger fishing knot. By adding this extra step, the knot strength will increase 5 to 10 percent. This knot will test close to 100 percent of the line's test weight. Follow the steps and refer to the illustrations to......[Read More]
How-to Guide for Barrel Swivels

How-to Guide for Barrel Swivels

The most common use for barrel swivels is as part of a live-bait rig. The barrel has eyes on both ends of it and a body that rotates, which helps reduce twisting of fishing line. In addition, the swivel on a live-bait rig serves to separate the sinker and the leader that holds the hook and the bait.......[Read More]
Facts About Elephant Seals

Facts About Elephant Seals

Elephant sealsFight image by photorich from Fotolia.comElephant seals are the largest of the seal species on the planet, with the southern elephant seal weighing as much as 4 tons and the northern elephant seal capable of reaching weights in the range of 4,500 lbs. Elephant seals are.........[Read More]
What Works Best? Fishing Tool or Technique

What Works Best? Fishing Tool or Technique

What works best? This is the question I think most anglers ask the local's when they try a now fishing hole. The strange fact is that if you ask five different people about the same ... ......[Read More]
Smallmouth Bass Fishing in Northeast Ohio

Smallmouth Bass Fishing in Northeast Ohio

Northeast Ohio is a mecca for smallmouth bass fishermen, with trophy fish being normal and 50 fish per day coming as no surprise. While spring provides smallmouth fishermen the most success, smallmouth fishing in Northeast Ohio is rarely sub par.......[Read More]
Enjoy Canadian Pike Fishing

Enjoy Canadian Pike Fishing

There are only a few things in the world of Canadian fishing that match catching Canadian pike. In addition to bringing in a fish that tastes nice, you additionally get a fun and exhilarating work ... ......[Read More]
How to Use a Fly Tying Kit

How to Use a Fly Tying Kit

A fly tying kit can be ideal for beginning and advanced tiers. Numerous different kit styles are available, but most come with a combination of tools and materials. The materials in each kit are selected and organized to tie a single pattern. The kits also provide basic instructions for the fly and ......[Read More]
Most Favorite Alaska King Salmon Fishing Lures

Most Favorite Alaska King Salmon Fishing Lures

What makes Alaska king salmon fishing attract many anglers? Catching a 40-lb or much bigger king salmon is a really adventure that you can find in Alaska. Nine from 10-world record of salmon are taken ... ......[Read More]
Flathead Catfish Fishing Techniques

Flathead Catfish Fishing Techniques

Flathead catfish are big brutes of fish named for its flat broad head. They are ugly by any description. The sides are brown to yellow with mottling. The belly is light yellow to white. The popularity of fishing for flathead catfish has increased over the past few years as the desire of anglers to c......[Read More]
Plant Adaptations Needed to Live in the Coral Reef

Plant Adaptations Needed to Live in the Coral Reef

Coral reefs are made up an abundance of plants and animals, which live together to create an ecosystem. Plants have adapted to living among coral reefs by developing structures or characteristics which benefit the other organisms around them. Because plants need sunlight to photosynthesize, coral th......[Read More]
How to Catch a Flathead on a Rod & Reel

How to Catch a Flathead on a Rod & Reel

Catfishing often brings images of chicken livers and smelly stink baits to mind for many people. Baits with a pungent aroma are often productive for some catfish such as the channel cat. However, flathead catfish are much more territorial and will defend an area aggressively. Capitalizing on this ag......[Read More]
How to Adopt Blue Whales

How to Adopt Blue Whales

Blue whales joined the endangered species list in 1970. Though commercial whaling has been banned, the population of blue whales remains at the ‘endangered' level. Both the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act offer protection for blue whales. The World Wildlife Fund is......[Read More]
How to Make a Sunhat

How to Make a Sunhat

Sunhats can be fun as well as practical. Often, sunhats are made of straw as well as other materials that keep the wearer's head cool and free of sunburn. Make your own sunhat out of an unusual material: bailing twine. You might start your own trend.......[Read More]
Types of Arizona Grasshoppers

Types of Arizona Grasshoppers

Many different types of grasshopper, both large and small, are native to Arizona. Grasshoppers have round heads with compound eyes, teeth and antennae. Their midsections have hard shells with wings attached to them. Some grasshoppers use their wings for flying short distances, while.........[Read More]