Author: Angler

This website aims to help the reader in making their time on the water as fruitful as possible, as well as giving them something to think about when there's no water in sight.

The best baits for carp

The common carp has been described as both the finest gamefish in freshwater and a trash fish. While the merits of anyone who calls a fish that commonly grows to more than twenty pounds and fights with strength and speed “trash” are highly debatable, it is a fact that a lot of people seem to have …

How to catch trout on Powerbait

Catching stocked trout isn’t the most difficult task on the planet. In some cases it can seem to easy. There are times when even stocked trout can get tight lipped however. One of the most effective baits for trout is Berkley Powerbait. Berkley produces a whole line of Powerbait products that includes everything from nuggets for …

Alternatives to live bait

As I explained in a recent post on the best live bait for trout, live bait is the most effective approach to catching fish in the majority of situations. Still, anglers aren’t always able to find or use live bait. There are places with no bait shops around and waterways where the use of live bait …

The five best ice fishing lures

Making a list of the five best ice fishing lures wasn’t easy. It wasn’t that difficult either. Some lures like the Jigging Rap are almost included automatically. Others were more difficult to decide on. Do you list an old classic that has been steadily catching fish for years or a new innovative lure that has already …