Fishing at sea presents many challenges you won’t usually face when angling from the shore. You have to take everything, including the kitchen zinc, to be prepared. The color of your fishing line is critical when fishing in clear streams but does fishing line color matter in…
Waders are made for different purposes, either fishing or hunting, but there are different types of waders for different conditions within each category. The question is whether these differences are enough to prevent you from using waders intended fishing for hunting and vice versa. Hunting waders are…
You do not need a rudder on a fishing kayak since you can steer the kayak by means of strokes with the paddle. While a rudder is not a necessity on a kayak, it does make it easier to control the direction of the kayak, especially when you are faced with windy conditions on the water.
A kayak that is rigged for fishing is the best option as a small fishing vessel. The canoe has application in this role, but the purpose-built fishing kayak has advantages such as stability, hands-free propulsion, maneuverability, and versatility that make it the better option.
The best time of the day to fish is before sunrise and at sunset. Fish are at their most active as the sun rises and the sun is about to set between 4.30 to 8 am and between 5 and 7 pm. Usually, there is a lot of insect and aquatic prey activity at these times, helping lures blend in.
Keeping your fishing line tight in wind, current, and more requires proper line attachment and correct drag setting on the reel. Regularly changing line, right lure weight, correct lure position, casting downwind, casting with the current, and keeping excess line off the reel as short as possible.
The phases of The Moon can affect fishing success. This is due in large part to how the moon affects the tides. However with the increase in light during a full moon, if in a cloudless sky of course, then there are other factors to consider. So…
Walleye fishing line or leader should be monofilament or fluorocarbon of about 10lb test. Braid can also be used with leaders.
Rising and falling tides are statistically the best tides to fish. Rising tides bring cooler waters, and increases in oxygen, outgoing tides will take bait and nutrients out to fish
Happy Fish farm is a converted fish farm close to Tin Shui Wai in the New Territories of Hong Kong. It stocks Carp, Tilapia, Catfish and Pacu. You can hire fishing gear or bring your own. The cost is about 100 Hong Dollars to fish, or 230 HKD with bait and rod hire ( including a 100 HKD returnable deposit)