Instructables: exploring - outside - fishing http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Aug 2017 04:47:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bass-O-Measure, Rapid Fish Measurement http://www.instructables.com/id/Bass-O-Measure-Rapid-Fish-Measurement/
Bass-O-Measure, Rapid Fish Measurement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/57TJ/J6IF266P/FYD57TJJ6IF266P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/57TJ/J6IF266P/FYD57TJJ6IF266P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/57TJ/J6IF266P/FYD57TJJ6IF266P.SMALL.jpg geotek We have a small lake in our community. Every year we have a catch-and-release fishing tournament for the kids. I made several Bass-O-Measures so that each judge could have one handy when a fish is caught. The fish can be measured and returned to the water in just seconds.The Bass-O-Measure is a l...
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:22:22 PDT
Make a Worm Bait Bottle for Fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Worm-Bait-Bottle-for-Fishing/
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:42:41 PDT
Make a Free/Inexpensive Fishing Rod Wrapping Jig Out of a Cardboard Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-FreeInexpensive-Fishing-Rod-Wrapping-Jig-Ou/
Make a Free/Inexpensive Fishing Rod Wrapping Jig Out of a Cardboard Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/MX6R/J5OD6LDB/FZ2MX6RJ5OD6LDB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/MX6R/J5OD6LDB/FZ2MX6RJ5OD6LDB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/MX6R/J5OD6LDB/FZ2MX6RJ5OD6LDB.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby I have entered this Instructable in 3 contests. If you like it, I would really appreciate your votes!The idea of making a fishing rod wrapping jig out of a cardboard box isn't a new one, but I think I have a better version than the others I have seen so I wanted to share it with others. I haven't se...
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:41:08 PDT
Fishing Kayak With Homemade Outriggers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Kayak-With-Homemade-Outriggers/
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:16:59 PDT
saving fishing worms http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-Fishing-Worms/
saving fishing worms - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/YPHD/J52Q35LD/FI1YPHDJ52Q35LD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/YPHD/J52Q35LD/FI1YPHDJ52Q35LD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/YPHD/J52Q35LD/FI1YPHDJ52Q35LD.SMALL.jpg mr.green The most important step of this Instructable is having a partner who will let you store worms in the refrigerator. Save your fishing worms and save money and the fishery. I am a good fisher I know this because I always limit out and I always have bait left. I am by nature a thrifty fellow so to...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:11:16 PDT
DIY Tackle Box Fishing Seat and Pole Holder From a 5 Gallon Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tackle-Box-Fishing-Seat-and-Pole-Holder-From-a/
DIY Tackle Box Fishing Seat and Pole Holder From a 5 Gallon Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/YTW2/J5CQ8LUT/FUFYTW2J5CQ8LUT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/YTW2/J5CQ8LUT/FUFYTW2J5CQ8LUT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/YTW2/J5CQ8LUT/FUFYTW2J5CQ8LUT.SMALL.jpg johnowhite Yet another use for a 5 gallon bucketIf you pier fish, where do you put your poles? Where can you sit?I have a little 14 foot aluminum boat and also needed a seat to get the right balance while planing and have pole within easy access in the center of the boat, not along the edges where they could g...
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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 13:40:09 PDT
Fishing: Make a Drop Shot Rig for Panfish http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Make-a-Drop-Shot-Rig-for-Panfish/
Fishing: Make a Drop Shot Rig for Panfish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/X7TU/J4OFQWCR/FALX7TUJ4OFQWCR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/X7TU/J4OFQWCR/FALX7TUJ4OFQWCR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/X7TU/J4OFQWCR/FALX7TUJ4OFQWCR.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby Catching panfish usually isn't that difficult. Catching large/quality panfish can be a challenge! I recently started using a drop shot technique, commonly used for bass fishing, while fishing for sunfish species (especially bluegill). I did a little research into how people use the technique for pan...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 09:43:11 PDT
DIY Clip-On Fishing Towels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Clip-On-Fishing-Towels/
DIY Clip-On Fishing Towels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/UU7N/J44FLYIO/FAJUU7NJ44FLYIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/UU7N/J44FLYIO/FAJUU7NJ44FLYIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/UU7N/J44FLYIO/FAJUU7NJ44FLYIO.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby While browsing the fishing section at a local store we spotted clip on fishing towels and the kids, my wife and myself all thought that was something we would all like to have. We mostly kayak fish in our own separate kayaks, so we needed four of them. They looked easy enough to make and I already h...
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:15:25 PDT
DIY Bottle Cap Fishing Lure http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bottle-Cap-Fishing-Lure/
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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 20:28:47 PDT
Quickly and Easily Remove Fishing Line From a Spinning Reel Spool http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-and-Easily-Remove-Fishing-Line-From-a-Spin/
Quickly and Easily Remove Fishing Line From a Spinning Reel Spool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/DAG1/J3EPV0H1/FWODAG1J3EPV0H1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/DAG1/J3EPV0H1/FWODAG1J3EPV0H1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/DAG1/J3EPV0H1/FWODAG1J3EPV0H1.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby Here is a fast and easy way to remove line from a spinning reel spool. I can remove line much faster this way than I could by pulling it off of the spool by hand. I have embedded my YouTube video in this instuctable if you would like to view that. If you enjoy fishing related content, please subscri...
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Mon, 5 Jun 2017 09:58:50 PDT
Make Carbontex Drag Washers From Sheet Stock http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Carbontex-Drag-Washers-From-Sheet-Stock/
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Tue, 9 May 2017 08:30:40 PDT
Squishy Head Bluegill Streamer http://www.instructables.com/id/Squishy-Head-Bluegill-Streamer/
Squishy Head Bluegill Streamer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/OSVS/J0MOQMTE/FMPOSVSJ0MOQMTE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/OSVS/J0MOQMTE/FMPOSVSJ0MOQMTE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/OSVS/J0MOQMTE/FMPOSVSJ0MOQMTE.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler A while back I created a fly that I called "the fat head squishy streamer". This was a perch color pattern and shape. These flies utilized a special long fiber dry fly dubbing from Fly Tiers Dungeon. Then I created a shell of flexible UV curing resin to give the fly a special jerk bait type moti...
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:51:32 PDT
Adskillelse Af Shimano Twinpower http://www.instructables.com/id/Adskillelse-Af-Shimano-Twinpower/
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:52:00 PDT
Fishing Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Cart/
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:41:52 PDT
Fat Head Minnow http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Head-Minnow/
Fat Head Minnow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/78D1/J0COQHB7/FU978D1J0COQHB7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/78D1/J0COQHB7/FU978D1J0COQHB7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/78D1/J0COQHB7/FU978D1J0COQHB7.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler This material is awesome to work with. Its a new blend of material made form Fly Tiers Dungeon called "Arctic Wind" and I love it. Lots of flash, and very shiny. Also the fibers are long enough for decent sized streamers. I am tying a fat head minnow pattern today. They are small brownish, whit...
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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:18:29 PDT
DIY Fishing Rod Paracord Grip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fishing-Rod-Paracord-Grip/
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:55:52 PDT
Striper Fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Striper-Fishing/
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:21:09 PDT
Custom Fishing Rod Build for the Indian Ocean Western Australia http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fishing-Rod-Build-for-the-Indian-Ocean-West/
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 06:55:38 PST
DIY/Homemade Slip Clutch Chuck For Fishing Rod Building http://www.instructables.com/id/DIYHomemade-Slip-Clutch-Chuck-for-Fishing-Rod-Buil/
DIY/Homemade Slip Clutch Chuck For Fishing Rod Building - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/S0XN/IZ6CJLA3/FJYS0XNIZ6CJLA3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/S0XN/IZ6CJLA3/FJYS0XNIZ6CJLA3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/S0XN/IZ6CJLA3/FJYS0XNIZ6CJLA3.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby This is my test version for making a slip clutch chuck used for building fishing rods. I already have thought of improvements, but this one actually works quite well so it may be a while before I get around to trying something different. I do realize that there is a manufacturer who makes similar ch...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:54:13 PST
Slump Buster http://www.instructables.com/id/Slump-Buster/
Slump Buster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/BFLW/IZ6C0T12/F5ZBFLWIZ6C0T12.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/BFLW/IZ6C0T12/F5ZBFLWIZ6C0T12.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/BFLW/IZ6C0T12/F5ZBFLWIZ6C0T12.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler Appropriately named the "slump buster" is really a buster of slumps. This fly is so easy to tie, yet so effective! You can tie up 10-20 in an hour, and is effective for so many species of fish. Its tail moves wonderfully, the front body is wide almost like a sculpin, and its got enough weight to ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:24:16 PST
DIY Fishing Rod Storage Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fishing-Rod-Storage-Crate/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:18:22 PST
Tenkara (ish) Fishing Rod Build (DIY Tenkara Fishing Rod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tenkara-ish-Fishing-Rod-Build-DIY-Tenkara-Fishing-/
Tenkara (ish) Fishing Rod Build (DIY Tenkara Fishing Rod) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/5MV1/IYYTGDI5/FM85MV1IYYTGDI5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/5MV1/IYYTGDI5/FM85MV1IYYTGDI5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/5MV1/IYYTGDI5/FM85MV1IYYTGDI5.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby This Instructable is a cumulative effort of sorts. I have done some other Instructables that will be linked to for making the individual parts of this Tenkara (ish) fishing rod build. I will link to my Instructable for making a wine cork fishing rod grip and my instructable for making a Tenkara fish...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:50:44 PST
Wine Cork Fishing Rod Grip Made On A Metalworking Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Cork-Fishing-Rod-Grip-Made-on-a-Metalworking-/
Wine Cork Fishing Rod Grip Made On A Metalworking Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/YC3Q/IYV9II08/FQTYC3QIYV9II08.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/YC3Q/IYV9II08/FQTYC3QIYV9II08.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/YC3Q/IYV9II08/FQTYC3QIYV9II08.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby This Instructable will go over my process for making a cork grip for a fishing rod on a metal lathe. While you do not need a metalworking lathe to make a cork grip, it certainly does the job well and I just happen to have one already. The grip I am making here is for a Tenkara style fishing rod, but...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 08:44:16 PST
Auto Fisherman Hook Setter http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Fisherman-Hook-Setter/
Auto Fisherman Hook Setter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/IQ7T/IYV9BIC3/FYAIQ7TIYV9BIC3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/IQ7T/IYV9BIC3/FYAIQ7TIYV9BIC3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/IQ7T/IYV9BIC3/FYAIQ7TIYV9BIC3.SMALL.jpg dale1952 We live in west central Saskatchewan, Canada , where it is winter four to five months of the year. Nearby, there are many lakes filled with many varieties of fish including walleye, northern pike, perch, trout, and many others. So, during the winter months, ice fishing is a very popular activity. ...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 07:28:34 PST
Protect yourself from your treble hooks. http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-Yourself-From-Your-Treble-Hooks/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 19:53:20 PST
Using a Vexilar for Ice Fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Vexilar-for-Ice-Fishing/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 19:38:38 PST
Two Bit Hooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Bit-Hooker/
Two Bit Hooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/L57Y/IYOQDS4J/FTLL57YIYOQDS4J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/L57Y/IYOQDS4J/FTLL57YIYOQDS4J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/L57Y/IYOQDS4J/FTLL57YIYOQDS4J.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler These are quite popular mayfly (baetis) patterns because they sink quickly due to the two beads. Where I was fishing on the Animas, the water was very murky, and I had to get deep to reach them. The trout were looking for mayfly nymphs, and this worked great. Also the flashabou back really adds t...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 12:54:43 PST
Baitcaster Reel Quick CLEANING http://www.instructables.com/id/Baitcaster-Reel-Quick-CLEANING/
Baitcaster Reel Quick CLEANING - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/D811/IYGFR18O/FKPD811IYGFR18O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/D811/IYGFR18O/FKPD811IYGFR18O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/D811/IYGFR18O/FKPD811IYGFR18O.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler Shimano reels are awesome, and they tend to be able to cast very well. This is a simple 5-10 minute cleaning that you should do every time you go out and fish! This helps keep the reel oiled properly and also helps keep that spool spinning like the day you got it. In fact, I many times will get b...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 08:52:11 PST
Fly Fishing Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Fishing-Reel/
Fly Fishing Reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/CDRE/IYEQC66S/F62CDREIYEQC66S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/CDRE/IYEQC66S/F62CDREIYEQC66S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/CDRE/IYEQC66S/F62CDREIYEQC66S.SMALL.jpg Andrawis making a fly fishing reel Step # 1 I cut a round wheel out of solid hardwood approx 3 3/8" or 8.5 cm (metric) thickness can be 7/8" up to 1 1/2" you choice drilled 4 holes USING 1/2" bit and flared to 3/4" in it as shown this will be my inner wheel where the line will be...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:55:21 PST
Transparent Glass Minnow http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparent-Glass-Minnow/
Transparent Glass Minnow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/Y3QD/IYEQ7TPK/FLEY3QDIYEQ7TPK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/Y3QD/IYEQ7TPK/FLEY3QDIYEQ7TPK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/Y3QD/IYEQ7TPK/FLEY3QDIYEQ7TPK.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler Glass minnows are small, see through fish that are a food source for many predatory fish. These flies are see through, but I add a few things on the hook shank to mimic the insides of small fry or glass minnows. I also use a UV curing resin to make a small head on the fly and make sure it stays to...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:17:41 PST
FISH SMOKE HOUSE http://www.instructables.com/id/FISH-SMOKE-HOUSE-1/
FISH SMOKE HOUSE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/36H4/IYGFDQ8Y/FYH36H4IYGFDQ8Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/36H4/IYGFDQ8Y/FYH36H4IYGFDQ8Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/36H4/IYGFDQ8Y/FYH36H4IYGFDQ8Y.SMALL.jpg Andrawis smoking you fish in your back yard Step # 1 making fishing hangign racks use 1" x2" x 36" long pine wood to make you fish hanging rack you will ned as many as 3 per raw or more use D-6 or D-8 common nails or better if you can get ss- nails from a marine store pre-drill with a small diamete...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:51:42 PST
Ultimate Fishing Rod Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Fishing-Rod-Holder/
Ultimate Fishing Rod Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/42PU/IYB2CQ2C/FA142PUIYB2CQ2C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/42PU/IYB2CQ2C/FA142PUIYB2CQ2C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/42PU/IYB2CQ2C/FA142PUIYB2CQ2C.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Yes it’s a bold statement but anyone who loves fishing knowshow good fishing and beer go together. I saw this rod holder ages ago on the net and thought I’ve got to have myself one of those. Trying to stick your rod into sand whist your beer sits precariously nearby is a situation that most fisher...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:38:36 PST
Cork and lollipop to fishing bobber (The CoLoBo). http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-and-Lollipop-to-Fishing-Bobber-The-CoLoBo/
Cork and lollipop to fishing bobber (The CoLoBo). - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/VUSR/IYAMUEIK/FMLVUSRIYAMUEIK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/VUSR/IYAMUEIK/FMLVUSRIYAMUEIK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/VUSR/IYAMUEIK/FMLVUSRIYAMUEIK.SMALL.jpg scorpirus As a fan of fishing and efficient recycling, I could not pass the opportunity to combine corks and the hollow tubes from some lollipops I kept. The result was the CoLoBo (Cork-Lollipop Bobber), a bobber that can be both sliding or fixed, depending on your application.It is a very quick and easy pro...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:56:29 PST
DIY EASY ANCHOR RETRIEVAL SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-EASY-ANCHOR-RETRIEVAL-SYSTEM/
DIY EASY ANCHOR RETRIEVAL SYSTEM - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/IWF9/IYB28Q3P/FZ8IWF9IYB28Q3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/IWF9/IYB28Q3P/FZ8IWF9IYB28Q3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/IWF9/IYB28Q3P/FZ8IWF9IYB28Q3P.SMALL.jpg rodneyharris69 An easy DIY Anchor Retrieval System made by splicing a length of rope to a float and a carabiner! Retrieved from 30+meters of water from the Indian Ocean! And can use the same method to retrieve lobster pots. Makes boating a lot more fun and so much easier!!
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:35:52 PST
Fat Head Squishy Streamer - American Shad http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Head-Squishy-Streamer-American-Shad/
Fat Head Squishy Streamer - American Shad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/LSE7/IY4Q8ZXR/FQOLSE7IY4Q8ZXR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/LSE7/IY4Q8ZXR/FQOLSE7IY4Q8ZXR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/LSE7/IY4Q8ZXR/FQOLSE7IY4Q8ZXR.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler As the last two Fat Head Squishy Streamers moved well in the water, this one will also. They are great for doing a sort of walk the dog action, and a semi suspending nature. These are awesome flies for many species, especially bass.
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:09:37 PST
Easy Palm Home Fishnet Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Palm-Home-Fishnet-Basket/
Easy Palm Home Fishnet Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/FH28/IY4Q84KN/FTVFH28IY4Q84KN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/FH28/IY4Q84KN/FTVFH28IY4Q84KN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/FH28/IY4Q84KN/FTVFH28IY4Q84KN.SMALL.jpg daqui17 Step 1: Materials Palm leaves Plastic capcap String Step 2: How to weave the palm leaves First you line up the leaves and with one leaf you go under one and over one and you continue doing that. Step 3: How to connect them With the string you do the same step as 2 but connecting it to the oth...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:37:27 PST
Turkey Streamer Fly http://www.instructables.com/id/Turkey-Streamer-Fly/
Turkey Streamer Fly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/RFC8/IXUQCDDZ/FYCRFC8IXUQCDDZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/RFC8/IXUQCDDZ/FYCRFC8IXUQCDDZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/RFC8/IXUQCDDZ/FYCRFC8IXUQCDDZ.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler I shot a turkey this season, and I plucked all the feathers and used them for this fly. Its an awesome little streamer with lots of movement. Great for trout on a stream or river. I used both the tail feathers and two types of marabou from this turkey. The turkey tasted great, and was a hit on Th...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:05:57 PST
Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Bait-Pump/
Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/P5LN/IYEQ6D9X/FA9P5LNIYEQ6D9X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/P5LN/IYEQ6D9X/FA9P5LNIYEQ6D9X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/P5LN/IYEQ6D9X/FA9P5LNIYEQ6D9X.SMALL.jpg Batmantwo 40mm*900mm pvc pipe 40mm t price of pvc pipe 8mm*800mm threaded rod 12mm*150mm copper pipe40mm in pipe cap Three 8mm wing nuts 8mm end nut Kinetic assorted suction washers Two 8mm washers The Copper Handle Take the copper pipe and drill a 9mm hole in it at 75mm from the end Thread a wing nut 20m...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:55:21 PST
Tenkara Fishing Rod Line Keeper/Line Management Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Tenkara-Fishing-Rod-Line-KeeperLine-Management-Sol/
Tenkara Fishing Rod Line Keeper/Line Management Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/B9F9/IXQG2OBP/FP1B9F9IXQG2OBP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/B9F9/IXQG2OBP/FP1B9F9IXQG2OBP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/B9F9/IXQG2OBP/FP1B9F9IXQG2OBP.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby This is my solution for keeping my line organized on a Tenkara rod while walking (or in my case, paddling) from place to place. It is a simple solution but it is functional, looks nice and doesn't add very much weight to the rod.I have embedded my YouTube version, so please check that out and visit ...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:02:22 PST
Surf fishing rig with 2 hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Surf-Fishing-Rig-With-2-Hooks/
Surf fishing rig with 2 hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/8LZF/IXLAI9U6/FQH8LZFIXLAI9U6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/8LZF/IXLAI9U6/FQH8LZFIXLAI9U6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/8LZF/IXLAI9U6/FQH8LZFIXLAI9U6.SMALL.jpg zedonetx Surf fishing is my favourite fishing method. There are lots of rig types that you can use to catch fishes. One classical and traditional rig type that I will try to explain is 2-hooked surf fishing rig.Component List,* 2 rotating swivels* monofilament main line (100cm length 0.35mm thickness)* 2 hoo...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:43:26 PST
DIY: Tenkara Fishing Rod Plug - Cap Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tenkara-Fishing-Rod-Plug-Cap-Holder/
DIY: Tenkara Fishing Rod Plug - Cap Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/RZ5U/IXLA77MX/FIERZ5UIXLA77MX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/RZ5U/IXLA77MX/FIERZ5UIXLA77MX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/RZ5U/IXLA77MX/FIERZ5UIXLA77MX.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby Here is an easy modification for a Tenkara rod that will allow you to attach the rod plug to the butt cap. I am good at losing things so I wanted an easy way to keep up with my rod plug while fishing. I decided this would be an easy, inexpensive and functional way to do that. With so many Tenkara ro...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 13:21:10 PST
Flashy Bugger - Underwater Footage! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashy-Bugger-Underwater-Footage/
Flashy Bugger - Underwater Footage! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/SB2H/IXLAFWL6/FRXSB2HIXLAFWL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/SB2H/IXLAFWL6/FRXSB2HIXLAFWL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/SB2H/IXLAFWL6/FRXSB2HIXLAFWL6.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler Wooly buggers are probably one of the most popular and versatile flies anywhere you fish. From California to Colorado to New York, and not just USA, but other countries as well. Anywhere you can fly fish, you can use a wooly bugger. They work for both fresh and even saltwater, however they tend t...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 13:03:05 PST
Hotspot Midge Fly http://www.instructables.com/id/Hotspot-Midge-Fly/
Hotspot Midge Fly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/0LF2/IXAPYJXR/FMC0LF2IXAPYJXR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/0LF2/IXAPYJXR/FMC0LF2IXAPYJXR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/0LF2/IXAPYJXR/FMC0LF2IXAPYJXR.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler Tying these midges is no easy matter. The material list is small, just two color threads and some flashabou, but they are so small, that I have trouble with my not so good eyes to tie them. Your experiences might vary. However they are great for fishing on the san juan river. I lost a few of the...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:15:09 PST
Shimano Baitcaster Full Cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/Shimano-Baitcaster-Full-Cleaning/
Shimano Baitcaster Full Cleaning - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/1HTS/IX0PRTY1/F4W1HTSIX0PRTY1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/1HTS/IX0PRTY1/F4W1HTSIX0PRTY1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/1HTS/IX0PRTY1/F4W1HTSIX0PRTY1.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler Shimano makes awesome reels, but every reel needs a cleaning once in a while. I fully take apart the reel once a year and clean it before putting it up for the season if I only fish fresh water with it. However when I fish saltwater, it needs to be done more often. This also should be done if the...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 12:39:46 PST
DIY: Homemade Fishing Lure http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Fishing-Lure/
DIY: Homemade Fishing Lure - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GXWY/IWWFQGLL/FKMGXWYIWWFQGLL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GXWY/IWWFQGLL/FKMGXWYIWWFQGLL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GXWY/IWWFQGLL/FKMGXWYIWWFQGLL.SMALL.jpg The Fishing Hobby These lures have caught a wide variety of fish for my family over the years. I learned about them from a coworker several years ago and have used them a lot since then. They are easy to make, inexpensive and they catch a lot of fish! These are great lures for kids to learn about different ways of wo...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:25:38 PST
EP Style Minnow Fly http://www.instructables.com/id/EP-Style-Minnow-Fly/
EP Style Minnow Fly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RU6K/IWQV3HUT/FC0RU6KIWQV3HUT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RU6K/IWQV3HUT/FC0RU6KIWQV3HUT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RU6K/IWQV3HUT/FC0RU6KIWQV3HUT.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler Enrico Puglisi is one of the most well known tiers in all of saltwater fly fishing. He invented the style of tying now known as EP, and also started the original line of synthetic fibers known as EP fiber. His "minnow" line of flies are popular because they have good movement in the water, and als...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:52:46 PST
Feather Tail Flash Surf Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/Feather-Tail-Flash-Surf-Candy/
Feather Tail Flash Surf Candy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/3N2G/IWGXUJHM/FC73N2GIWGXUJHM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/3N2G/IWGXUJHM/FC73N2GIWGXUJHM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/3N2G/IWGXUJHM/FC73N2GIWGXUJHM.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler This fly is built on the surf candy style fly that was originated by Bob Popovics. Using a few other materials and adding a tail from a chicken hackle feather I feel really adds to this fly. The flashy "starburst dubbing" made by fly tiers dungeon is awesome stuff for flashy flies. This fly will ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:37:51 PST
Point Up Zonker Sculpin http://www.instructables.com/id/Point-Up-Zonker-Sculpin/
Point Up Zonker Sculpin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/RJM9/IVO4PAL8/FFCRJM9IVO4PAL8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/RJM9/IVO4PAL8/FFCRJM9IVO4PAL8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/RJM9/IVO4PAL8/FFCRJM9IVO4PAL8.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler This fly is made to mimic a sculpin. Sculpins are a common food source for large trout and other large predatory fish in lakes and rivers. These fish have fat heads and drastically tapered bodies with very small tails. They tend to stay close to the bottom, which is why this fly has lots of weigh...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:13:53 PST
How to Make Fish Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Fish-Hooks/
How to Make Fish Hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/BKHZ/IVO3YCFP/FRBBKHZIVO3YCFP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/BKHZ/IVO3YCFP/FRBBKHZIVO3YCFP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/BKHZ/IVO3YCFP/FRBBKHZIVO3YCFP.SMALL.jpg Salman2005 Hello there Internet I'm back with another instructable. sorry it's been so long Get this stuff You'll needeither copper or steel wire (about 0.9 mm in diameter)pliers with wire cutterscissors (or rotary tool if your scissors aren't sharp enough) cut a point on the end of the wire Not much to ...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:03:19 PST
Starburst Brown Shrimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Starburst-Brown-Shrimp/
Starburst Brown Shrimp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/626Y/IVO36360/FMD626YIVO36360.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/626Y/IVO36360/FMD626YIVO36360.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/626Y/IVO36360/FMD626YIVO36360.SMALL.jpg McFlyAngler Brown shrimp are a very common food source for many fish. I used to fish quite regularly in the gulf of mexico, and it was probably the most common bait people used out there. Many fish like redfish and seatrout love these little snack meals. This fly mimics the looks of a brown shrimp, but also ...
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:27:07 PST