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Rod and Tackle Clean Up as the Summer Fishing Season Heats Up

Birds are beginning to migrate back north. Days are becoming longer and the smell of spring is in the air. Everyone is excited to get outside and begin to enjoy the nice weather. It’s also an angler’s favorite time of the year because the start of the 2018 summer fishing season is finally here! Before you get ahead of yourself, remember to prepare your fishing gear in advance. Setting yourself(…)

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 &(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Tip Ups Buyer’s Guide

Learn about the different types of ice fishing tip ups with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Ice fishing is a great way to beat cabin fever in the winter, and get outside. There’s plenty of basic supplies that any ice fisher needs. One of the most important pieces of equipment is a tip up. Tip ups are devices that signal when a fish grabs on your line. A flag springs up(…)

Ice Fishing Setup Guide

Reel in some big ones with our ice fishing setup guide. When it comes to Midwest winters, one of the most popular outdoor activities is ice fishing. It can be a cure for cabin fever, a great way to get outdoors with family and friends, and fun way to catch dinner. Whether you’re a beginner ice fisher or you’ve been out on the frozen lake a few times, you need(…)

Choosing The Right Trolling Motor

A trolling motor is great for fishing a larger area than you could by just drifting. It’s also much better than firing up your outboard motor to move around. Trolling motors are quiet and won’t scare fish away like an outboard will. This allows you to be more mobile on the water and search out pockets of active fish. Because of this, a trolling motor is well worth the investment(…)

Frabill’s Ice Fishing Tips for Beginners

If you’re a beginner at ice fishing, you’ll want to follow these tips from Frabill at Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Frabill’s Ice Expert Dan Galusha recommends anyone wanting to start ice fishing should go after the panfish end of things. This will the fisherman action and save money on ice fishing tackle and equipment, all while letting them see how well they actually like it. Below are the basic ice(…)


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