A Classic on Top

June 24, 2014

Several years ago, at a fishing expo, I passed a booth where a video showed a topwater plug I had used as a kid, but hadn’t seen in decades.

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Boaters: Do Not Let July 4th Be Your Undoing

June 24, 2014

A long day on the water exposed to the elements combined with crowded waterways and alcohol consumption could be a recreational boater’s ultimate undoing this July 4th holiday weekend.

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Drift Smarter to Catch More Fish

June 23, 2014

Outside the charter fleet, where rigid schedules and the need to catch on command force captains to lean on high-percentage methods, you won’t find many anglers singing the praises of wire-line or downrigger slow-trolling. 

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Boat Jobs

May 23, 2014

If you’ve done a boat job, no matter what it is, you know the ugly truth. They NEVER go the way you expect them to.

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Getting Nowhere Fast

May 23, 2014

There comes a time when you just have to stay put, especially if you’re trying to put a hurt on a boat full of walleyes, work a bedded bass, or maybe keep chucking a bait at a monster musky.

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No Time for Downtime

April 17, 2014

There is no fun to be had when equipment malfunctions or breaks down, especially when you’re trying to spend some quality time on your favorite body of water. 

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Line Up to Fish

April 16, 2014

It's time. Time to go fishing! The weather says "yes" and you say, "Let’s go"! Grab the rods and head to the water. 

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Transom Mounting a Transducer

Transom Mounting a Transducer

March 24, 2014

The transom mount transducer is suitable for outboard, inboard/outboard, single inboard or jet-drive propelled vessels. The hull deadrise angle must be below 30° and the transom deadrise should be between 3 to 20°.

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HawkEye Boat Transducer

Gluing a Transducer Inside A Boat Hull (Glue-In Transducer)

March 24, 2014

This transducer is suitable for vessels with the following hull types: High speed boats to increase the performance of the depth sounder. Trailer boats to prevent accidental damage to the transducer from trailering. 

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How to Install a Thru Hull Transducer

March 24, 2014

Hello, my name is Gabe and it’s time for another HawkEye Tech Tutorial! Today I’m going to demonstrate how to install a thru hull transducer.

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How to Use a Digital Depth Finder

March 24, 2014

Hello, my name is Gabe and it’s time for another HawkEye Tech Tutorial! Today, I’m going to talk about our line of HawkEye Digital Depth Finders.

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deeper fish finder and sounder

Gator Specks of Rollover

March 14, 2014

Just landing and releasing two nice speckled trout made my early morning fishing a plus factor with adrenalin rushes. On flipping out another cast and retrieve my awake was jolted with a sudden and violent "TIC" !! The explosion of water that followed showed a shaking head of a fish in the middle of the tidal splash. 

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Whiting - Kings of the Surf

Whiting - Kings of the Surf

February 14, 2014

Fishing reports advised the whiting were biting in the surf along Rollover’s beachfront, and with nothing much happening anywhere else, a trip was quickly planned for some hopefully active surf fishing action that would put a few whiting on the fish fry menu.

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The Birds of Autumn

The Birds of Autumn

November 11, 2013

Piercing bird cries and splashing alerted me to the melee! One minute I was casting sea-grass looking for a bite and the next I was at full throttle looking for a fight!

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Make it a September to Remember

Make it a September to Remember

September 03, 2013

September is a transition month, when summer temperatures finally begin to give way to the coolness of fall. This break from the sauna sounds like great news, but it's a time when many bass fishing anglers struggle.

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HawkEye Portable Hand Held Fish Finder Video Script

HawkEye Portable Hand Held Fish Finder Video Script

August 21, 2013

Thanks for purchasing a HawkEye portable fish finder.   My name is Gabe, and I am the HawkEye advisor!  I am here today to demonstrate how to use and care for the Hawkeye F33P Portable Fish Finder!

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Walleyes

Red Hot Reservoir Walleyes

July 30, 2013

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catching the biggest and best fish

Angler Recognition Programs Enhance Pleasure

July 22, 2013

Anglers of all ages enjoy showing off their catch and recalling the memories. In fact, that’s pretty much been the case for all historical "ages" as well. For instance, Chinese anglers used bamboo rods, reels and silk lines in 3,000 B.C., and one can imagine their pride in a big catch. 

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Poppin Cork Magic

July 21, 2013

EARLY is always better, especially when fishing in the summer months. I’ve just arrived at one of my favorite fishing spots on East Galveston Bay, where the salt-grass is alive with the mornings activity of bait-fish fleeing the maws of hungry fish.

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April Fishing Looking Great

May 01, 2013

Lake levels are almost back to normal and fishing is great. Lake Palestine is now only about 4 to 5 inches low and the surface temps are in the mid 60’s with the spring spawn up and running.

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An Angler's Guide to Preparing for Spring Ice Out

March 31, 2013

If you are an angler living up north, you’ve probably spent the long winter ice fishing with your buddies. Nothing like the experience of cooking up a hearty meals and waiting to feel that tug on your jigging stick that indicates you’ll be pulling up a bass, pickerel, perch or pike.

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Southeast Kansas Fishing Radio Show Lands Best of Show Honors

March 30, 2013

A Parsons, Kansas based radio show which airs throughout the summer on the local radio station KLKC was recently crowned "Best of Show" at the annual conference of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers (AGLOW). 

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New Hand Held Depth Finder with Integrated LED Flashlight

March 27, 2013

With the boating, fishing, and outdoor adventure season just around the corner, HawkEye® Marine Electronics reveals the ultimate boating and fishing accessory, the H22FX Hand Held Depth Finder with Integrated LED Flashlight.

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Think Your Fishing Season Is Over Just Because It’s Winter? No way!

March 20, 2013

Some parts of the country have already stopped reading. That’s because there are some regions throughout the United States that have legitimate, all-season weather for fishing. Sure, they may have to struggle through a 48-degree evening once in a while, but they know they sun will come out tomorrow and the fish will get active again, looking for their next meal.

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The Secrets of Tidal Fishing

March 20, 2013

if you live (and fish) near the coast, you always have to be aware of (and plan around) the ebb and flow of tides. And what can make your fishing expedition even more challenging is that tides don’t just make the water go up and down, they actually change the feeding habits of the fish and, more importantly, the areas where you’ll find them.

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Work the Birds

March 10, 2013

Some of this seasons most exciting fishing action is about to happen on the Galveston Bay System, especially on East Bay, near Rollover Pass. In fact, it’s happening right now as of this writing. It’s called "working the birds!"

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Hidden Viper - Seafood Treasure

March 05, 2013

Stepping into warm waters of the Texas Gulf coast, the novice wade-angler stepped towards a likely fishing spot, but before he could make his first cast, a deep, jabbing sting struck like lightning causing him to double over in excruciating pain!

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Going Through the Change - Boating Change

March 01, 2013

Things have changed over the years and definitely for the better, at least when it comes to today’s modern fishing boats and motors. They ride better, have more effective floor plans, and are definitely more comfortable to fish out of.

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Exotic Fish

March 01, 2013

Florida is not only the Fishing Capital of the World, but it is right up there when it comes to the variety of exotic fishes anglers may pursue. 

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Springtime Freshwater Fishing

February 28, 2013

March is prime freshwater fishing season for many species of fish, because bass and bream are getting geared up to hit the shallows.

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Black Crappie Fishing Throughout Florida

February 16, 2013

Many freshwater anglers love pursuing schools of black crappie during the cooler months in Florida. Non-resident anglers avoiding the deeper chill of the northern states congregate around some of these premier fisheries every winter to join Floridas own fishers who enjoy pursuing and harvesting these succulent pan fishes. 

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Sheepshead Finder: Catching Sheepshead

July 16, 2012

Archosargus Probatocephalus, or Sheepshead, are often mistaken for black drum due to their similarity and lack of fish knowledge by anglers. To be sure of what you have just check out the teeth.

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Hot Weather Fish Finding Technique

June 11, 2012

I’ve been on vacation and not fishing for the past week. When I got back, though, I heard an interesting story I’m going to pass along. It may help us with this heat were facing.

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Fishing May's Post Spawn

May 01, 2012

In the spring time we have three portions of the spawn and they are, pre-spawn, spawn and post spawn.  Pre-spawn is when the fish are getting ready to begin the spawn which will normally take place in the later part of February. 

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