Sunday, July 13, 2014

Survival Fishing- The Ultimate Primitive Basket Fish Trap





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The Science of Fishing Traps

Fishing is a commercial activity done at an exporting level in some countries. In other countries, fishing seems to be a leisure activity for most people. In the U.S mainly, both adults and kids love catching these creatures. In order to catch fish for export or domestic use, fishermen have to use fishing traps. These are just snares without which the activity would be possible. There are different types of traps and their major disparity is the way they are set.

Some are huge structures attached to the shores of the water body. Others are just simple, tinier structures held by hand or set from a vessel. Often, the smaller snares' other name is pots. In order to purchase the most suitable trap, you need to know what is available. A common design available includes the type that forms a barrier or a wall. In short, immediately after the fish enters, the fisherman creates a barrier that makes it impossible for it to exit.

Hence, the logic behind them is blocking the movement of any species you want to aim at. Good examples in this case include building fences, buying fyke nets and so on. The habitat fishing traps are also very common as they provide a quick hiding ground. Other popularly bought items include box, gravity, torsion, and bent rod traps. These will automatically lock when a fish enters in them. Fishing baskets are a widespread method and they are in a way that the animal would find it challenging to escape.

They are actually pot models, made of strong wires, plastic or wood. They mainly are conical in shape, but you can also find some in drum shape. These drum-like models are made of special netting that has frames and hoops. Additionally, it is possible to find box shape basket snares made of sturdy frames. Other amazing styles for catching ocean animals that often migrate on land include pitfall traps, scoop nets, rafts, boxy traps and others.

There are even styles made from tubes, such as hollow, narrow funnels. As soon as the fish enters it cannot exit backwards. Other floating styles normally held on anchors are perfect open snares. When going for shopping, few considerations are imperative. First, think about the type of fish or marine creatures you would like to catch. This would help you know the most suitable trap to buy. Further, consider how you would prefer to perform the activity.

Would you like to do it from a vessel that has haulers and winches? In such a case, you may want to consider buying simpler pot designs. If you want to try expert methods that commercial fishermen use, you might have to spend lots of money initially. Fish tackle for advanced fishing can be expensive and it is not worthwhile for a beginner. Would you like to find more information on this topic? The Internet is your best source of information and guidelines. In addition, you can buy fishing traps from an online vendor today.

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

Walleye Fishing Tips In Ontario

I love to catch big walleye, and I'm sure most advid fishermen do as
well. There are many factors to look at when trying to locate these big
brutes. Spring fishing is a good place to start with. This is where we
find the walleye getting real close up to the shore where there are
sandy areas and sand bars, rocky points and weeded areas that have
sandy bottoms nearby. Walleye also love to be in rockie areas for
spawning and protection. These areas can be tough to fish. You could lose a lot of tackle.

Of course the spring spawn brings out all us die hard walleye
fishermen. The males tend to be smaller and are easier to locate
because they come in close to shore. The females being the big fish
stay out in deeper water. Spawning walleye are very aggressive and
ready to bite just about anything, and they do spawn in current, so
give these areas a good workout, they are usually key to walleye
fishing success in the early spring months.

Walleye Fishing Lures

My favorite lures to use are jigs, try using 1/4 or 1/8 ounce jigs with
black, green, yellow, or white twister tails. If you are looking for
one all purpose twister tail, choose white, because I find it does the
trick for you, through out the year. Stick a glow bead on the front of
the jig head. This seems to get the walleye's attention. It also works
great with live bait.

I also like to Troll with crank baits, as well as fishing jigs, and
slip bobbers. All these methods will catch you fish. Nothing seem's to
beat harnesses though. On natural lakes, try trolling the weed edges
and break lines. I like to use mainly leeches. Mr Twisters in White or
Black near the bottom. Erie Dearies using a large night crawler (worm)

If your fishing for trophy sized walleye it's best done at night, try
trolling slow, right next to shore, especially where there are weedy
areas with nice sandy bottoms. Trolling with spinners (night crawler
harnesses) is probably the most productive way to catch these walleye.

When fishing in the summer and fall I like to use bigger baits or
lures. Small ones in the spring. Using White Twister tails is one of
the best softbaits, but in the spring the Walleyes are more aggressive
and will hit crazy colors like chartreuse, pink, yellow or
orange.

These colors are all great because in the spring the Walleyes are
hitting them to defend their spawning grounds and not just feeding. You
can also add a leech, worm, minnow or Walleye gullet to the jig to get
more action but it's usually not needed. Another tip you can try, is
fishing on the bottom from one hour before dark until after dark. This
will help produce those results for big walleye.