How Many Eggs Do Fish Lay?

How Many Eggs Do Fish Lay?

Fish are known for large amounts of eggs, the main reason for this is survival for fish eggs is extremely low, in many cases only 20 percent of the eggs laid will make it to adulthood. How Many Eggs do Fish Lay? Fish usually lay hundreds to tens of thousands of eggs. The term describing the … Read more

How Big Do Smallmouth Bass Get?

How Big Do Smallmouth Bass Get

Smallmouth Bass can get as big as 27 inches in length and as heavy as 11lbs. However, these are record sizes and you’re much more likely to come across smallmouths of average size which would be between 8-16 inches and weigh 1.50-3.0lbs Average Size of Smallmouth Bass Data tells us that the average smallmouth bass … Read more

What Do Paddlefish Eat?

What Do Paddlefish Eat

Paddlefish are filter feeders with the bulk of their diet being made up of zooplankton. It is not usual to catch paddlefish on bait but some old records exist of bait being used for paddlefish. However, today the main method of catching paddlefish is by snagging them. Paddlefish Diet Depending on the habitat and the … Read more

Best Catfish to Eat

Best Catfish to Eat

Catfish get a bad reputation when it comes to table fare. However, because of this most people are missing out on some of the best eating fish you can get. Location and diet of the fish contribute greatly to the taste, this is why most people consider flathead catfish to be the best catfish to … Read more

When Do Brook Trout Spawn?

When Do Brook Trout Spawn?

Generally speaking, the brook trout population will start preparing for their spawning season as soon as the water temperature starts falling from its summer highs, with the spawning season starting as the fall sets in. What Months do Brook Trout Spawn? Spawning will usually begin somewhere in early October, peak in November, and will end … Read more

Weakfish vs Speckled Trout: What’s the Difference

Weakfish vs Speckled Trout: What's the Difference

Weakfish and Speckled Trout are probably one of the most notorious sources of confusion when it comes to determining the species. Not only that they are incredibly similar, but they also often inhabit the same fishing grounds! In the following lines, we will try to demystify this confusion – and also add some interesting information … Read more

Do Fish Like Hot Dogs?

Do Fish Like Hot Dogs?

Hot dogs are not something you see in tackle stores, yet they can be very effective bait. Certain fish like catfish like hot dogs because of their smell. Other fish like bass, who will readily try new foods, also find hot dogs appetizing. Can You Fish With Hot Dogs? While it may seem strange to … Read more

Best Trout Fishing Rigs for Rivers

Best Trout Fishing Rigs for Rivers

To catch any fish, you must have the right setup, and trout fishing is no exception. Rivers provide an additional challenge with currents and obstacles.  So, what rigs will put you in front of a wily trout on a river near home? Let’s take a look at a few.  Spinners Spinners are a mainstay of … Read more

Are Mealworms Good For Fishing?

Are Mealworms Good For Fishing?

The lowly mealworm isn’t really a worm at all, it is most commonly the larvae of the darkling beetle. This beetle, also known as the Tenebrio Molitor is a common larva in North America. Its distinctive yellow color, articulated exoskeleton, and a size ranging from one-half inch to one inch in length is a familiar … Read more

Do Trout Eat Minnows?

Do Trout Eat Minnows?

 Trout feed on many smaller fish, either of the same species or other species. Minnows make up a large part of a trout’s diet. What Trout Eat Minnows Any trout that has access to minnows will feed on them. That means nearly all freshwater trout eat minnows. Some trout are more aggressive than others, and they … Read more