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Best Bass Fishing Lakes in the US

You know what time it is, everyone? It’s time to make some lists. Just ask our wives, we love making lists especially because we have the data to generate some meaningful data. Here, we determine top bass spots based on...

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Best Trout Fishing Lakes in the US

Well, it’s that time again… time to take stock of the HookandBullet.com annual list of Top Trout Fishing in the USA. We determine top trout spots based on input from our readers, how frequently a trout fishing body...

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Engel Live Bait Cooler Review

Engel Live Bait Cooler Review

Engel has been making coolers, and live bait coolers, for a long time. During that time, they've made small incremental improvements to this already awesome cooler. We admire a brand that continues to make it's products better even after it's known to be at the top of...

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Best Spinning Reels Under $100

Best Spinning Reels Under $100

We always need to ensure we use the right fishing equipment for the right situation. Spinning reels are no different, and $100 gets a very nice fishing reel that you can expect to last for many days of fishing. We need to consider the following factors when making our...

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10 Best Cut Bait Species for Catfishing

10 Best Cut Bait Species for Catfishing

Are you new to angling? Do your fishing buddies talk about slaying catfish with cut bait, yet it sounds like they’re speaking a foreign language? Generally, cut bait is just a term used to describe cut-up pieces of baitfish. You can use various fish species for cut...

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8 Best Catfish Rigs for Any Location

8 Best Catfish Rigs for Any Location

Are you excited to start your catfishing journey, yet you’re unsure of what kind of rigs to use? We’ve all been there, which is why we want to share with you these eight best catfish rigs. Whether you’re fishing in a river, pond, lake, off a boat or bank, these setups...

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How to clean a fish: Everything you need to know

How to clean a fish: Everything you need to know

Learning how to clean a fish is a valuable skill for any angler. There are few meals more satisfying than a fresh-caught, home-cooked fish dish, especially when you're the one who caught it. The only problem is that preparing fresh-caught fish is much different than...

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The Best Catfish Rods for Beginners and Pros

The Best Catfish Rods for Beginners and Pros

Many factors go into buying the right rod; you have to look at the rod material, shape, length, power, action, and what type of reel it suits. For this reason, we grouped these five best catfish rods in this complete buyer’s guide. In this product roundup, we will...

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The Best Hooks for Catfish – Our 2021 Reviews

The Best Hooks for Catfish – Our 2021 Reviews

There are various hooks to choose from on the market today, and at times picking the right one for your application can be overwhelming, especially for newer catfish anglers. For this reason, we went ahead and picked out what we deemed as the five best hooks for...

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Best Tackle Box Setup for Beginners: 11 Things to Carry

Best Tackle Box Setup for Beginners: 11 Things to Carry

If you’re new to fishing and are looking for a solid starter setup for tackle, you’ve come to the right spot. We’re going to go over what all you need to carry to make your first few fishing trips fun and easy to navigate. Some of the things you’ll always want in your...

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10 Best Cut Bait Species for Catfishing

10 Best Cut Bait Species for Catfishing

Are you new to angling? Do your fishing buddies talk about slaying catfish with cut bait, yet it sounds like they’re speaking a foreign language? Generally, cut bait is just a term used to describe cut-up pieces of baitfish. You can use various fish species for cut...

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8 Best Catfish Rigs for Any Location

8 Best Catfish Rigs for Any Location

Are you excited to start your catfishing journey, yet you’re unsure of what kind of rigs to use? We’ve all been there, which is why we want to share with you these eight best catfish rigs. Whether you’re fishing in a river, pond, lake, off a boat or bank, these setups...

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Beginner’s Guide to Fishing: Learn How To Fish Today

Beginner’s Guide to Fishing: Learn How To Fish Today

Do you want to learn how to fish? In this beginner’s guide to fishing, we’ll teach you what you need to know so you can pick up a rod and reel today. For instance, you’ll learn how to obtain a fishing license and where to find the closest spot to fish. Furthermore,...

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How to Fish With Cut Bait for Catfishing

How to Fish With Cut Bait for Catfishing

Did you know fishing with cut bait is just as effective as using live bait for giant blue and flathead catfish? At times, knowing how to fish with cut bait correctly can lead you to more success than using live baitfish. Additionally, I like using cut bait because I...

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How to Identify Freshwater and Saltwater Catfish Species

How to Identify Freshwater and Saltwater Catfish Species

Did you know there are over 3,000 known species of catfish? However, in North America, there are only a few freshwater and saltwater catfish species that pique angler’s interests. Typically, catfish are easily identifiable by their whiskers or barbels, with each...

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How to Catch Catfish in Lakes: A Beginner’s Guide

How to Catch Catfish in Lakes: A Beginner’s Guide

Catfishing has become popularized by television shows of hand-fishers in Oklahoma taking tourists on noodling excursions. This show’s influence on American pop culture has sparked curiosity amongst people wanting to see what catfishing genuinely entails. However,...

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The Best Catfish Rods for Beginners and Pros

The Best Catfish Rods for Beginners and Pros

Many factors go into buying the right rod; you have to look at the rod material, shape, length, power, action, and what type of reel it suits. For this reason, we grouped these five best catfish rods in this complete buyer’s guide. In this product roundup, we will...

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What Is the Best Time to Catch Catfish?

What Is the Best Time to Catch Catfish?

Did you know you can even catch catfish while ice fishing? Unlike other game fish, like bass, you can fish for catfish year-round. While this may be true, each catfish species do have predictable behavioral patterns that change from season to season—some of the...

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