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Fishing Painted Comber With DUO Spearhead Ryuki

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DUO Spearhead Ryuki 50MDF is one of those magical lures in my tackle bag.  About 8 months ago I have introduced this amazing little minnow when I tried it first time - Spearhead Ryuki Floating Minnow For Bass and Bluegill -  in a lake in Ohio, USA. Since then I took this Spearhead Ryuki almost everywhere I have travel  ed. I caught couple of neddlefish in the sea and a a few perches in the river.  Last week finally I had a chance to try it for LRF. There was a little pebbled beach with some shallow rocky bottom. It looked perfect for my naughty minnow. Water was calm and very clear. And took only about 50 seconds.. Bammm! First Painted Comber of the day was hooked. What a fun! These painted combers are like hyperactive kids on the block. If you present them the right colour of bait, they will never say NO. I caught 7 combers with DUO Spearhead Ryuki 50MDF Full Chart Yamame and all released back in blue waters of Mediterranean .

Seabass on Tackle House Feed Shallow 105

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I caught a big seabass on Tackle House Feed Shallow 105 Tackle House Feed Shallow 105 has become one of my favourite lures to catch seabass when the water is still and clear. It's an exciting lure. Floating but feels like sinking. It flies like a bullet over the water surface and easy to control in rough conditions, too. Needlefish love it, too. Seems they love chasing it as it has a very distinctive tail and head move. I caught these sea basses on Konoshiro colour. It's really effective in clear waters. Lure : Tackle House Feed Shallow 105cm, 16gr Rod: Daiwa Line: Kastking Masters Mono Location : A Sandy Beach at Southern Coast of Turkey (Mediterranean Sea) Catch : Cute Sea Bass

Shore Jigging for Leerfish

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How to catch a 7kg leerfish from shore . Saltwater Shore Jigging is a great fun when you know your target fish and have the right gear in your tackle box. Here you will see a perfect sample of shore jigging fun ending up with a 7kg giant leerfish . Location : Montenegro (Adriatic Sea) Rod : Daiwa Megaforce Pilk 40-100 , 2.70 Reel : Shimano Spheros 6000SW Jig : Hayabusa Jack Eye Slide 60 gr Line : Sunline Line Cast Away P.E 2 (30lb/13,5kg) Shock Leader : Salt Water Fluorocarbon Trabucco XPS T Force 0.5 mm (37lb/17kg)

Stages of Poison Ivy Rash and Blisters

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Poison Ivy rash and blisters on my skin. Scary scars of Poison Ivy This is how Poison Ivy destroys your skin. Here the stages of poison ivy rash and blisters. Poison Ivy makes your arms and hands look horrible. While I was trying to find a good spot for fishing at a lake, I stupidly touched poison ivy .. and here the results of it's harm on my skin. In this Youtube video you can see how it looks when the poison covers the skin: https://youtu.be/gJ3R2p7madg This is how it started And only in 4 days it become terribly disturbing   After two weeks, finally it started to heal up.. but still badly itchy and swollen

How To Build A Kayak Like Inuits

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How To Build A Kayak Like Inuits Traditional kayak building by Inuits of the harsh arctic environment. This is how the Netsilik Inuits make a kayak to use for hunting in far North. They use traditional tools and unique way of designing to build their kayaks.  Nowadays we believe everything must be measured perfectly and most effective chemicals must be used for stronger and faster kayaks. But these Northern indigenous people had completely different tin their mind... Eskimo Kayak Making Part 1 Netsilik Inuit Kayak Bulding Part 2

New Jackall Rythym Wave Swimbait 2.8"

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Jackall Rythym Wave Swimbait You know Jackall's swimbaits are some of the bests in the market. Especially Rythym Wave . It become very popular amongst both freshwater and saltwater anglers. And this is the newest of Rythym Wave line. It's 2.8". Absolutely perfect size and shape for all species that like soft lures. Don't miss it out this summer!  Rythym Wave Swimbait 2.8" will be the new killer on the shore! Photo: Jeff Gustafson on Facebook Jighead:   Northland Tackle Slurp Jig

Deadly Combo For Seabass in Winter

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Sea bass love terrible winter. And I get so excited when I see those merciless waves slap the shore like they hate it. While most of my lazy friends trying to get warmer in their women's arms, I find myself on a rock at the edge of a quiet but wild beach with pebbles. My deadly combo for Seabass on a cold, stormy, windy, wet day is; Daiwa rod Mitchell spinning reel Kastking braid , red color Varivas fluoro Duo Realis Popper 64 , Melloz Blaze with yellow tail I usually pick dark color poppers for calmer water but for rough sea this bright yellow chick is my favorite.

Catching Fish With Storm Wild Eye Swim Shad

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Is Storm's wild eye swim shad good for catching fish? Catching Fish With Storm Wild Eye Swim Shad in Ohio I have been thinking to try these wild eye shads for a while and finally I bought a pack of Pearl at Walmart. It was less then $5. 3 in a pack and all same size; 3" I chose the Pearl color because I always catch bigger fish in sunny and hot afternoons with pearlish, whitish, silverish colors in lakes, deep ponds and rivers.  Saltwater is a different subject.. I tied my line which is 8lb direct to the lure, I don't usually use clips for small size baits. This shad is so easy to cast. It flies like a bullet and dives like a butterfly :) When it came very close to the shore I noticed there were a lot fish chasing it.. small ones, big ones, bluegill, bass..  I loved seeing how they were all so curious about this crazy shad. After a few cast, I understood how it behaves in the water. Then I started fishing. And bam! a decent size of large mouth bass was on it

The First Polar Icebreaker Ship

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This is the world's first polar icebreaker   This is also one of the longest-serving icebreakers in the world. It was called Yermak . Yermak was built for the Imperial Russian Navy in 1898. And it was scrapped in 1964. It was 97.5 m long and 21.6 m wide and at the busiest times there was 102 crew on it.

Snake in Lake Logan - A Copperhead in Logan Lake

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An aggressive copperhead in Logan Lake, Hocking County, Ohio On a warm sunny afternoon, I came to Lake Logan for fishing..  While I was unpacking my tackle bag, I noticed something moving near my feet.. A copperhead Snake I think I disturbed the young one.. It slowly went into the water and started swimming around. It looked aggressive. It was swimming nonstop, coming closer and going away.. roaming around the boats and going underneath the docks. It continued swimming like this about 5 mins.. then disappeared.

Walmart Logan Ohio

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This is Walmart in Logan, OH It's very close to Lake Logan and Hocking River . So you can get all kind of fishing equipment and live bait at Walmart in Logan

Testing Gambler Stinger Craw Flipping Bait - Flipping And Punching Day in Ohio

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I wanted to try Gambler Stinger Craw Flipping Bait for bass.  So I ordered a pack on Ebay. A pack contains 7 lures. I picked Killer G without a specific reason. I have tried similar color of worms before in Lake Logan and different ponds in southeast Ohio and this kind of color always work well for me. Gambler Stinger Craw is an attractive bait that I liked the texture and lively design of it.  An ideal flipping and punching bait. It has an aggressive action in the water and easy to cast into the wind. The length of Killer G is 4.25" but it doesn't look so big because of perfect design. I used it on a typical simple Texas rig . It was a very, very windy day but I still got a few bites. Location : Lake Logan, Ohio Length : 4.25" Price : $4 Other colours : June Bug, Silver Shadow, Green Pumpkin, Shadow Blue, Florida Five-O, Black Blue Glitter, Gold Rush, Killer B, Backatya, Friendly Fire. For more info about Gambler Lures www.gambler-bang.com

Squids Attack Squid Jigs Underwater Action

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Have you ever seen how big squids attack those attractively coloured squid jigs? Here an amazing underwater video that show squids chasing squid jigs and they cant stop biting and trying to taste them. Ice Fishing Underwater Video - Perch Panfish Bluegill Under The Ice

Bluegill Fishing in Ohio

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How To Catch Bluegill In Ohio For this April I was planning to go fishing in Alabama to catch my first bluegill. But this morning I found my self walking through a dark forest near New Straitsville, in Perry County, Southeast Ohio..  to find a little pond at an old coal mine. I was so ready and excited to catch a bluegill . I have never seen one before. We don't have it in European lakes. For local fisherman it's not a special fish at all and nothing to get excited about it. They catch smaller bluegills to use as live bait to catch catfish and decent size largemouth bass. I quickly made a simple rig; a small size hook and bobber on a 23mm line. Here they use worms to catch everything. So I followed my friends. Even though I hate using live creatures to catch fish, I had no choice.. Here the result! my first Bluegill They were everywhere. Around the old trees, bushes, weeds, deep bottoms, shore and all over the pond. They just love worm and attack it like a shark. I

My first DUO Ryuki 50MFD Minnow

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Spearhead Ryuki Floating Minnow For Bass and Bluegill Duo Spearhead Ryuki lures are made for freshwater fishing, targeting mainly trouts but, so far I have tried different sizes of it only in the sea and I caught a lot of gilt-head bream, sargos and painted comber. And yesterday first time I tried it in freshwater, in a large pond/lake in Southeast Ohio . My friends told me that there might be dark shadows over the pond because of big trees around, so I wanted to take a colourful minnow with me. It was a good opportunity to try my brand new Ryuki50 MFD Floatin Minnow Full Chart Yamame It's a floating minnow but dives like a rocket. It was perfect for such a pond where the bottom was very clean, without tall weeds and big rocks. Although the water was very clear and the sun was so bright, I still got lots of bites and some bass loved chasing it. It was a good fun. Some people say DUO Spearhead Ryuki 50MFD  is good only in rivers but one more time it proved itself that it

Grouper Fishing with Savage Gear 3D Sardine

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New 3D Sardine design of Savage Gear is an ultimate killer. Groupers love this soft lure. There are 3 different colors. Spinning and Jigging Pro Vidalis from Gre ece shows us how to catch fantastic beasts with this soft sardine. Here I also posted my favorite 3D Herring (Sardine) photos and some info about it.

Best Soft Lure Herring

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This is the best 3D Herring Soft Lure I have ever had. It's called " 3D Sardine " at online shops and tackle stores where you can find Savage Gear products. There are three colours of it; Sardine , Herring and Lemon Back I tried all the sizes and colors in different depths, day and night. And I ended up carrying Herring 10cm in my bag all the time. It's just so perfect for my saltwater LRF and HRF (hardcore rock fishing) adventures. Groupers, yes, all types and size of groupers adore this savage gear herring. I also caught octopus and Moray eel ( Muraenidae ) with this soft herring lure. Here you can see how to catch groupers with Savage Gear 3D Sardine My favourite soft Sardine, it's is 10cm and 21gr Back of 3D Herring. So realistic. Size, curves and the hook placement is absolutely awesome.

DUO Pencil Popper Dorado Colour

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ROUGH TRAIL PENCIL POPPER 110 REVIEW In my opinion, this is definitely one of the best pencil poppers of DUO. I had this Realis Pencil Popper dorado colour one since July 2016 and I always carry it in my lure box everywhere I fish. It's perfect for all weather conditions and you can catch lots of different species with it. I caught bonito, sea bass, barracuda, needlefish, amberjack, leerfish in the sea and perch, carp and pike in freshwater.  I thought maybe I was just too lucky, but it wasn't only me.. Two of good friends of mine have also tried it several times and they too returned home with good catch. Duo Realis Pencil Popper Dorado is 110mm, 18 gr and Floating, with hook size #4

Painted Comber on Soft Bait - Comber LRF Adventures

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I love fishing Painted Comber on soft bait. Painted Comber or Lettered Perch whatever you like to call it, I love this fish! Last year I visited some tackle shops in Talinn, capital of Estonia and I have bought a box of mixed colours and size rubbery soft plastic lures. Unfortunately because of terrible weather conditions I couldn't try them during my visit Baltic rivers and lakes in Estonia and Latvia, so I brought them with me to Turkey for winter LRF adventures. On a sunny Thursday afternoon I arrived at a quiet place where I could see the beautiful rocky bottom and I picked a dark brownish worm - about 3cm-  from that box. When the sun is so bright and the water is so clear, I always use dark color soft lures on red or white jig heads; a learned lesson from my previous experiences. And this painted comber couldn't wait for too long; I felt that merciless attack on my hook as soon as the lure touched down the bottom. I love painted combers . Best game for fish spe

Use Pencil Popper For Bass Like A Pro

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How to Use Pencil Popper For Bass  Are you good at catching fish with pencil poppers? This type of lures become very popular. I see there are more and more top water lure fans from all around working on pencil poppers for bass , bluefish, bonitos, mackerel and all that kind of surface game fishing . But do we really know how to use pencil popper properly? Here Markos, from Greece , shows us what you can do with pencil poppers. In this video he uses DUO Realis pencils. These are absolutely amazing lures. If you are targeting bass and bluefish, you must have couple of them in your lurebox.

Zacatak Lures Review

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Zacatak Game Fishing Lures Chasing that big one, catching that fast one, playing with that wild one.. Game fishing enthusiasts love their handcrafted colourful lures for tuna, marlin, barracuda and other pelagic. Zacatak are made in Australia . Each lure is individually handcrafted.  Every single lure they produce has a superior quality that represents the workmanship and attention to detail that we uphold. Zacatak Lures are colour-tinted to complement each skirt combination. Zacatak Lure skirts are of the highest quality and hold a reputation for being durable and resilient. They are available in a huge range of vibrant colours and are enhanced with various highlights to maximise light reflection and visibility for targeting all species of game fishing. Lenght of  Zacatak Lures are available in five sizes, from our Extra Small 6.5" to right up to the Extra Large 14" . And head diameters are from 26mm to 57mm ZACATACK MODELS AND FEATURES VAMP The Vamp is a

Zacatak Thunderstruck Lure

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THUNDERSTRUCK by Zacatak is an ultimate game fish lure for the wildest and fastest predators . A distinct visual lure, " Thunderstruck " is extremely erratic in action, travelling from side to side with a double splash motion due its collar. You will never see another lure smoke and dive like this baby does. Thunderstruck Medium  (Size 10") The goal from the outset was to design a lure unlike any other. What followed was the evolution of a game fishing lure fusing the characteristics of slant head, cup face and pusher lures. Head Diameter: 39mm Min Line Class: 15kg Max Trace: 400lb Colours of Zacatak Thunderstruck are; Black Night, Blue Express, Black Wasp, Chain, Green Lantern, Green Luminescent Dorado, Green Knight, Joker, Itty Billy, Salt and Pepper, Sniper, Storm Cloud, Evil, Purple Haze, Blue Green, Stripy, Pink Howler, Otto, Oily Delta Blue, Oily Fin, Maui Blue, Kona, Vasp, Pinky, Hot Vasp, Blue Hawai, Hot Hawaian, Redbait, Yamas, Slimy, Sac

Vamp Lure - Zacatak Vamp

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VAMP game fishing lure by Zacatak for marlin, tuna, swordfish, sailfish and all other pelagic species. The Vamp is an aggressive performer designed for maximum action, vibration and turbulence. The violent shaking action produced by this lure range makes it so realistic you'll think you're trolling live bait! The Zacatak Vamp is available in five sizes, from " sized lure right up to the Extra Large 14" lure. Colours of VAMP lures are; Black Night, Black Wasp, Chain, Green Lantern, Green Luminescent Dorado, Joker, Salt and Pepper, Sniper, Storm Cloud, Evil, Purple Haze, Blue Green, Stripy, Pink Howler, Otto, Maui Blue, Kona, Vasp, Pinky, Hot Vasp, Blue Hawai, Hot Hawaian, Redbait, Yamas, Slimy, Sacred Saury, Green Scad, Purple Scad, Fire Scad, Green Slash, Slash, Spanish Flag, Storm Cloud, Pilchard, Zucchini, Secret Stripy, Secret Squid. Extra Small 6.5" The Small 8" Vamp is an aggressive performer used predominately in calm water. A violent sha