Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - outside - fishing - popular Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:47:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Crabbing Basics for Puget Sound
Crabbing Basics for Puget Sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> lumpytrout Did you know that Dungeness Crabs are named after the port of Dungeness, Washington where they were first commercially fished? Big, meaty and delicious these crabs are plentiful in the Puget Sound region and we will give you the knowledge you need to catch, clean and cook these as well as their un...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:45:16 PDT
How to fish
How to fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> craigl This instructable demonstrates how to fish in fresh water such as ponds, streams, and lakes, using a minimum of inexpensive equipment. It is designed for non-fishing parents that wish to give their kids a fun and educational experience or for those that simply want to give it a try without investin...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 16:42:47 PDT
Custom Wooden Composite Fishing Rod Handle
Custom Wooden Composite Fishing Rod Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> antagonizer There's nothing so valuable as a piece of personal memorabilia, with all of the history that goes with it, and nothing as sad as when it reaches its end of life, or no longer has a practical use. So when a family member asked me to refurbish his favorite fishing rod, I knew I had such an item. For a...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:21:39 PDT
DIY Fishing Lure - Lipless Crankbait
DIY Fishing Lure - Lipless Crankbait - More DIY How To Projects]]> cdot This instructable includes detailed instructions to create fully functional lipless crankbait fishing lures out of wood. All pictures and steps are numbered in the correct sequence to clearly provide steps to create your own lipless crankbait fishing lure.I love to be outside fishing spring through...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 06:35:39 PDT
Ten Dollar Tenkara
Ten Dollar Tenkara - More DIY How To Projects]]> potatomansoup Tenkara is the trendiest new trend in Fly Fishing.The problem is that Tenkara fishing will cost you a gazillian dollars to get started.As a Fish Nerd and a father, I had to find a cheap way to get in on this action.This indestructible will help you get into the fun for as little as $10! This is exci...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:54:47 PDT
How to Lobster
How to Lobster - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ninzerbean Lobsters are once again plentiful in Maine. It has been one of the most successful aquaculture experiments to date, and its success is due to innovations instituted by the lobster fishermen themselves to protect their livelihood and thereby protect the lobster population. I had the opportunity to go...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:20:41 PST
Catch Crab
Catch Crab - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maria Finn Crustaceans are skittering across the bottom of the San Francisco Bay, molting, mating, hiding out in the eel grass and eating smaller fish and mollusks before heading out of the bay to deeper waters. Dungeness are a sweet-fleshed culinary favorite. They are a perfect plate size and their legs and b...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:55:50 PST
Cheap Simple Fish Trap
Cheap Simple Fish Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> wmusser Simple cheap fish trap. $10 total and can be customized to your specifications. With the amount of screen you could make about 5-6 of these for $10!The second picture is what I caught over night on my first try! 7 minnow and 2 crawdads. Basic Shaping Materials needed:Screen (cost me $9 at Lowe...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:51:34 PDT
Fisherman’s walking cane (Or, retirement gift)
Fisherman’s walking cane (Or, retirement gift) - More DIY How To Projects]]> goaly This is a whimsical walking cane made from a simple wood cane and some old fishing equipment. I’ve given a couple of these away as retirement gifts, and they have gone over very well. The parts I used a wood cane, a vintage fishing reel, the handle and three eyelets from an old fishing pole, old...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:48:42 PDT
Drill Powered Fishing Reel
Drill Powered Fishing Reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodman98 Materials 1. Battery powered drill 2. Almost any fishing reel Putting It Together First, take the handle off the fishing reel. Second, attach the drill to the little bolt sticking out of the reel and tighten it down. Your Done Cast the line, push the trigger on the drill and it should ree...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:46:14 PDT
DIY Cedar Fishing Lure
DIY Cedar Fishing Lure - More DIY How To Projects]]> tetra28 This lure can be made in under an hour (not counting the painting process) and for about the price of a piece of cedar kindling. Warning: knives and drill presses should not be taken lightly. They can be dangerous. Cedar Get your kindling. Draw Draw the outline of what you want to make. Here I...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:15:25 PDT
Preserving Shark Jaws and Skin from Start to Finish
Preserving Shark Jaws and Skin from Start to Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> slylee I went fishing on the Gulf coast recently, and sadly saw a fisherman killing all the sharks he caught and throwing them back. I think it will take a lot more education and outreach to convince the general public that sharks are not mindless killing drones, but are actually very essential in maintain...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 23:25:04 PDT
Sharked kayak trailer
Sharked kayak trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart Everybody who likes kayak fishing must have the same big problem: STORAGE. What to do with the caught fish? Where to stock rescue stuff, fishing gear & fishing beer? Just put & fix & wrap it on the kayak? Yeah right. It's a kayak, not a carrier! Use the kayak's trap? Yeah..., even my drinking bottl...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:48:02 PDT
Artificial Fish Attractor
Artificial Fish Attractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> ABCass1 Building a fish attractor out of recycled materials just laying around the house is easy. Must remember some key things before you start throwing your attractor in to your local waters. ****Check with your local wildlife office to make sure it is allowed to be introduce to your local lakes.if you ar...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:31:13 PDT
Fishing tackle tube (more pictures added)
Fishing tackle tube (more pictures added) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jacksonba This is a tubular tackle kit with two compartments. It is not designed to hold a lot of gear. I made this with my son in mind. It has thick walls and JB Weld holding it all together. The first was made to be slung over the shoulder, The second was made to be attached to a backpack. The Parts a...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 19:52:18 PDT
Biodegradable Fishing Lures
Biodegradable Fishing Lures - More DIY How To Projects]]> pagosapig So the big question is, why even do this?Well it is rather simple: we all snag gear, tie a bad knot or simply put lose our lures at one point or another. While we can't always retrieve our broken gear it only makes sense to try to limit the impact of the lost equipment. Whether its a bird or a fish,...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 21:29:50 PDT
How To Make A Bead Head Wooly Bugger
How To Make A Bead Head Wooly Bugger - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ringer1515 This is a very popular streamer with great action when stripping your line. Hope this helps you and catch's you lots of fish Materials For this fly you will need a vise (obviously),fly scissors, a bobbin, thread (has to match the color of you marabou), marabou, chenille, beads that fit your hook,...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:58:27 PDT
How to make artificial fishing bait for little to no $
How to make artificial fishing bait for little to no $ - More DIY How To Projects]]> unexplained_3 I will show you how to recycle a few common household items and make them into new eye-catching fishing lures.I was thinking the other day about how much it costs to buy fishing lures, when I always lose or break them. I also thought it would be great if I could come up with a way to customize them...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2009 22:22:23 PST
Fish Bottle Trap
Fish Bottle Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> Go Repairs This was one of the first things I remember building as a child and the knowledge has stayed with me all my life. This small fish trap is easy to make and very cheap too, making it the perfect project to start off with. For more projects visit our blog. Materials Needed List of materials: - An...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 08:03:40 PDT
Fishing Pole Storage - Great for Apartment, Shed or Garage!
Fishing Pole Storage - Great for Apartment, Shed or Garage! - More DIY How To Projects]]> teejmiller I live in a decent sized apartment with what seems like an entire house full of belongings, space is hard to come by around here. I have 8 fishing poles ranging from light action to surf rods and wanted to create a storage solution that would keep them out of harms way and make them easily accessibl...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 13:12:38 PDT
How to Make a Paracord Fishing Lure
How to Make a Paracord Fishing Lure - More DIY How To Projects]]> Prepforshtf Today I will show you how to make a quick and easy paracord fishing lure. If you're like me and have replaced your boot laces with paracord then you always have some on hand. So if you're ever fishing and you run out of bait, or find yourself in a survival situation this could be good to know. W...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 14:26:56 PDT
How To Make A Cheap Fish Trap
How To Make A Cheap Fish Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> vetrisepo Materials: One plastic water bottle ( a liter bootle works best) Reusable zip ties Scissors or knife Rocks Bait Cut The Bottle Cut the bottle where it stops tapering Make The Traps Structure Put the top of the bottle back in the bottom backwards. Poking Holes For The Zip Ties Ho...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 08:59:14 PDT
PVC Modular Fishing Rod Holder
PVC Modular Fishing Rod Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> TampaGeek My first Instructable!!!  Finally did something worth writing up... at least, I think it's worth writing up.  I'll let you be the judge... As my interest in fishing grew, and the quality (and quantity) of the gear increased, I knew I needed a better way to store my rods and reels than just using a ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 13:22:28 PDT
Easy-to-make Fishing Line Stripper
Easy-to-make Fishing Line Stripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> gadabout55 This handy fishing line stripper can be made in just a few minutes using a couple of Greek yogurt containers.  In addition, you will need a length of threaded rod (1/4" x 20), two flat washers, a hex nut, and a wing nut.  That's it! The line stripper can be chucked into any power drill and be used ...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 21:05:09 PDT
How to make a bait-bucket rod holder
How to make a bait-bucket rod holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Velociraptor010 This is a bait bucket rod holder. It combines the convenience of a rod holder with the functionality of a bait bucket. The water and bait in the bucket functions as a weight to hold down the rod when a large fish hooks on , ensuring you don't lose your catch.  This is a picture of the final product....
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Wed, 29 May 2013 14:30:18 PDT
Fishing Pole holder
Fishing Pole holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> powellcubs This fishing pole holder is great for setting your fishing pole into when you dont have enough arms to hold everything, or you just want to sit back and relax.   Submitted by Powell Middle School for the Instructables Sponsorship Program. You will need - Rebar - A hollow tube that a fishing pole c...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 10:49:26 PDT
Fly fishing - Maggot fly (blowfly larvae) step by step
Fly fishing - Maggot fly (blowfly larvae) step by step - More DIY How To Projects]]> Korvinst Yummy… necrophagous larvae, or maggots, of the blowfly. The larvae of many species of fly feed on dead tissue. Is it disgusting? Not. It is part of Nature. This is highly useful as an ecosystem service as they very effectively clean up any carrion that is missed or left over any from larger scavenge...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 01:58:20 PST
Fishing Lures
Fishing Lures - More DIY How To Projects]]> akossoy In this instructable I will teach you how to make a simple and inexpensive fishing lure out of common household materials. In this model of fishing lures, you can completely customize it to your liking by painting it however you desire.  And without further ado, let's begin! Materials A ...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:29:27 PDT
PVC ROD Rack Jacojvv Quick ,neat and easy way to store your fishing rods on ceiling beams in the garage Needed parts i)Lenght of 50mm PVC ii)some drywall screws iii)Hacksaw,5mm drillbit,a drill and Phillips screwdriver 1)Get a length of 50mm diameter PVC and cut it into 15cm pieces (Each rod needs 2 pieces ) 2)Drill...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 00:47:50 PST
How to make a fishing jig
How to make a fishing jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlboggs This instructable is about: How to make a fishing jig. Jigs are a type of fishing lure which can be described as a large single hook having a painted lead head near the eye along with strands of silicone attached to the head to form a skirt. The reason I choose to do this Instructable is because I e...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:37:43 PST
Man Crafting: How to Tie a WD-40 Fly
Man Crafting: How to Tie a WD-40 Fly - More DIY How To Projects]]> elkslayer88 The WD 40 fly is an all-use fly for fly fishing. It can be used on your fishing set up in many circumstances and conditions. To tie this fly you will need: 1) A fly tying kit that includes a vice, bobbin, and whip finisher 2) A pair of scissors 3) A size 16 straight shank hook 4) Gray 140 denier thr...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 22:04:56 PST
Ice fishing jig pocket box
Ice fishing jig pocket box - More DIY How To Projects]]> ffgrizzley OK, first time at bat here and I want to thank everyone that has contributed because I've gotten a lot of great ideas here.   I needed something that I could store ice flies/jigs in for ice fishing this winter that wouldn't cause me a bunch of grief every time I needed one.  Trying to dig these ver...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 14:49:25 PST
Fishin fer Squirrels
Fishin fer Squirrels - More DIY How To Projects]]> carrielynneh Well shoot. We've been fishin for squirrels about 5 years now, and it's as fun as sloppin in the mud on a hot July day. It's easy as pie too-even grandma will get in on the fun. And it sure as heck beats the fun you have trying to find her dentures in the garbage disposal. This game is for any age ...
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 11:19:08 PST
Slingshot Fishing Rod freeza36 This is a fishing device I made using a slingshot to launch the line. I haven't used it yet, but I hope to try it out soon. The main body is made up or a piece of bent metal. It is held to the slingshot with zipties and duct tape. The reel is held on by two bolts. I forgot to add an eyelet to the en...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 16:13:06 PST
Crabbing For Beginners
Crabbing For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> chris1205 Crabbing is both a commercial business as well as a family fun activity.  Crabbing involves the catching and eating of these succulent crustaceans. The crab most commonly caught and eaten along the East Coast is known as the blue claw crab. There is nothing better than coming home and having a delic...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 11:32:22 PDT
Fish Cam GoPro HERO
Fish Cam GoPro HERO - More DIY How To Projects]]> nlinventor This instructable shows how to adapt the GoPro Hero2 camera to fit on a large fishing lure (or jigger) so that you can observe the fish that are within range and also see the action during the catch.  There is a limited time opportunity to fish for cod in my area so I wanted to take advantage of the...
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:42:02 PDT
Fishing Scissors
Fishing Scissors - More DIY How To Projects]]> Goodluck I had a need. I wanted something to cut fishing line, unceremoniously cut worms in half and capable of pinching split shot type sinkers. I wanted something small, about 3 inches or less. An extra bonus would be something light enough to hang on a retracting lanyard and blunt so I wouldn't accidental...
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:39:59 PDT
Extreme creek fishing
Extreme creek fishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobby sissom Welcome to my instructable on extreme creek fishing,...Or for lack of a better description,the" I can't sit still long enough to fish the normal way, (with bait) instructable." I hope you enjoy my efforts to show you how to "hunt for fish". As always, I welcome comments, both good and bad. As an avi...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 19:15:55 PDT
The Helicopter Carp Rig
The Helicopter Carp Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> Angling Lines Chas Cook is the owner of Vaux French carp lake.  This is the 5th article in an excellent series which gives you instruction on how to construct a series of carp rigs he’s used to great effect for his carp fishing in France. You can read all the articles here. Both of the following rigs have, once ...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 04:13:01 PDT
Emergency Fishhooks
Emergency Fishhooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheREAL_Xman Fishhooks and fishing line are a common part of any survival kit. Having these allows you to catch fish and to have food for dinner. But what if you're stranded and you don't have any fishhooks? Well, I show here how you can make your own fishhook, all out of things you could find in a survival situ...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 07:31:37 PDT
How To Make A Minnow Trap Out Of Soda Bottles
How To Make A Minnow Trap Out Of Soda Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> sokamiwohali In this Instructable, i am going to show you how to make a minnow trap out of soda bottles. this method of catching minnows is the on the cheap consisting of things youll just find laying around the house. The next step will highlight these! Materials The materials needed are quite simple: 1) 2 ...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 15:14:49 PST
Turn a Can Tab into a Survival Fish Hook
Turn a Can Tab into a Survival Fish Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> McNoodle This is very easy and simple.  All the tools needed for this fish hook can be found on most multi tools.  It takes only a few minutes to create. Materials -can tab -file -wire cutters (or anything that can cut through metal) Shaping the hook Cut an opening in the bottom hole in the tab.  Make ...
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Mon, 30 May 2011 09:22:22 PDT
PET Bottle Fish Trap (Trampa de PET para peces)
PET Bottle Fish Trap (Trampa de PET para peces) - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimar2000 When I was a boy (many, many years ago), I used to go fishing. But I was never an sportsman, I only fished for eating fresh fish at night. (Cuando yo era un muchacho -hace muchos, muchos años-, me gustaba ir a pescar. Pero yo nunca fui un deportista, pescaba solamente para comer pescado fresco a la...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2009 06:29:49 PST