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Category: Fishing & Ice Fishing

How to Set Up Ice Fishing Tip Ups

Learn how to set up ice fishing tip ups with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Ice fishing is a great way to get outside and enjoy everything winter has to offer. As with any outdoor sport, you’ll need the right equipment and need to know how to use that equipment. When it comes to ice fishing, a tip up is a great place to start. A tip up is a device(…)

Tips for Lake vs River Fishing

Use these tips for lake vs river fishing from Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Fishing is a favorite sport and past time in the Midwest. Some anglers prefer to fish in a river while others prefer the wide opens spaces of a lake. Both are great for fishing and come with their own set of easy tips to follow. Read through these tips from Blain’s Farm & Fleet for lake and(…)

5 Different Types of Fishing Knots

Learn about the five different types of fishing knots you need to know with Blain’s Farm & Fleet and Berkley. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just starting out, knowing a few different fishing knots is always important. Having a few knots up your sleeve can help when you’re trying to catch different fish, using different types of fishing line and more. Learn about five different fishing knots that everyone(…)

Monofilament Vs. Braided Fishing Line

Learn about the differences between monofilament and braided fishing line with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Choosing the right fishing line can be tough–there are so many colors and types to choose from. One argument between anglers is using monofilament line versus braided fishing line. Both have their pros and cons, especially when it comes to different types of fishing. Learn about the differences between the two with Blain’s Farm &(…)

Catch More Fish with Vexilar Ice Fishing Technology

Learn how to use Vexilar ice fishing technology with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. If you’re serious about ice fishing, you want to be sure you have the best tool available. Using Vexilar ice fishing technology can help your chances out on the ice. Learn about the benefits and differences of Vexilar ice fishing technology to find the best equipment for your needs with Vexilar and Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Before(…)

Choosing the Right Color Fishing Line

Choose the right color fishing line with the help of Blain’s Farm & Fleet. While the color of your fishing line won’t make the fish bite, it can still help with your fishing game. Choosing the right color comes down to water visibility and line visibility. Blain’s Farm & Fleet is here to break down the different colors of fishing line and which one will work best for your next(…)

Catching Early Season Perch

Follow these tips from Eskimo and Blain’s Farm & Fleet for catching early season perch. It’s never too early to start thinking about ice fishing for perch. Who better to get ice fishing tips from than a pro? Below, you’ll find tips from ice angler Ron Anlauf, who feels that location is by far the most important factor in catching a big one. Keep reading for all of Ron’s tips,(…)

Choosing the Right Fishing Swivel

Keep your fishing line from getting tangled with the right fishing swivel. When you’re out on the water trying to catch a trophy bass or perch, the last thing you want is a twisted fishing line. With a fishing swivel, you can prevent the line from twisting when the bait starts twirling or a hooked fish tries to get free. Blain’s Farm & Fleet is here to help you choose(…)

10 Things for Your Fishing Tackle Box

Build the perfect fishing tackle box with these 10 basics from Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Whether you plan to relax on a calm lake or battle with an aggressive fish that knows how to put up a fight, fishing is one of the great outdoor pastimes. Building the perfect fishing tackle box depends on a few different factors: where you’re fishing, what you’re fishing for, how often you go fishing(…)

Common Ice Fishing Techniques

Learn about common ice fishing techniques with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. If you live where it’s cold and the lakes freeze over, you’re bound to see people ice fishing come January. The freezing temps and ice-covered lakes are the perfect combination for catching a prize Northern pike or a bucket of bluegills. If you’re planning on ice fishing, you should know which ice fishing techniques will work the best for(…)

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