Basic Fishing

How To : Set up a basic fishing rod

A great fishing tutorial that shows how to set up a basic rod. This casting rod video is presented by an English fisherman with great respect for his equipment. It is a two section rod, with aligned rings.

How To : Tie a basic fishing knot

First of all pass the line through the eye of the hook and do it across seven or eight times. Run it through the loop again and then pass it through the main loop of the line. Make sure that your line is wet. Another different way is that you can tie a loop on the line and the ...more

How To : Perform the basic fly fishing cast

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a basic cast in fly fishing. Begin by holding the rod like your shaking someone's hand. The fore fingers should be over the fishing line and wrapped around the rod. Do not grip the rod too firmly. Before casting, make sure that y ...more

How To : Tie a basic polymer fishing knot

When fishing you want to have a strong knot attaching your hook to your line. Learn how to tie a polymer knot from a fisherman in this video tutorial. Take action: put line through the jig, keep slack in the line loop, and run the jig through the loop. Ron, the instructor in t ...more

How To : Tie a "basic flesh fly" for fly fishing

Flashback Max ties the Basic Alaskan Flesh Fly. It could be very simple, yet very, very complicated, articulated, flesh flies. So pay close attention, not that anybody's calling you an idiot or anything. I'm sure you could do it just fine.

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Draw scales for a dragon or khoi fish tattoo

Drawing scales of a dragon could be difficult so lets try this method. First get the basic shape of the body,then draw those curves under the belly. After that,the scales which are on the top. Now the middle scales come in place. As we are done with our basic sketching,now its ...more

How To : Cook mussels with Floyd Cooks of the BBC

Chef Keith Floyd presents an easy to follow step by step guide to cooking with mussels. Classic moules mariniere recipe video from BBC cookery show 'Floyd on Fish'. Learn how to make mussels. Search BBC Food on WonderHowTo for more great BBC recipe videos. Calling all you f ...more

How To : Fly cast in fly fishing

This is a 3 part series on the basics of fly casting. In this how-to Tim Landwehr of Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co. will help you better your casting. Casting is a very important part of fly fishing. When you learn to cast a fly, it can make or break your day with fly fishing. Yo ...more

How To : Create a beautiful origami tropical angel fish

Angel fish live in tropical waters and are known for their extremely sharp-looking, angular fins and pointy faces. They also happen to be incredibly beautiful, coming a variety of opalescent colors and often striped like a zebra. Learn how to fold one of these eccentric wonde ...more

How To : Identify animals in your community as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

How To : Perform various first aid methods as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

How To : Cut cards (shuffle cards) with one hand

Want to look totally pro when you deal blackjack, or even just when you're playing Go Fish with your friends? Then check out this easy yet super impressive card shuffling trick. Cutting cards can either be boring or a spectacle, so add some spice to your card game by shuffling ...more

How To : Make Betty's basic sweet & sour sauce easily

Sweet and sour sauce makes everything taste better. You can add this tangy dip to fish, chicken, meat and even tofu for an Asian flair. In this tutorial, Betty will show you how to use simple household spices to whip up your own easy batch. Enjoy! You Will Need: *1/3 cup rice ...more

How To : Tie a Double Uni knot to join two fishing lines

Every fisherman has dealt with having to tie their own fishing knots, and when you come into a situation where you have two similar fishing lines with different rated strengths. Tying this fishing line together is simple and can be done with the Double Uni knot, sometimes call ...more

How To : Bake spicy scallop and avocado maki

What is maki? Maki is a classic Japanese dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Sounds good, right? Well, this spicy, baked scallop and avocado maki sushi is sure to be the best maki you've ever tasted. Try it out. This funky-looking maki roll is not ...more

How To : Draw an anime style angel

In this how to video, you will learn how to draw an angel. First, start out with the basic sketch of the drawing. Remember, eyes go in the middle of the head. Drawing the head first will help proportion the rest of the body. Use long strokes with the wrist to draw the hair. Tr ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Apply a koi fish arty makeup look

Watch this video to learn how to apply a koi fish arty makeup look in four easy steps. Draw design on the face with a white eye liner. Apply the blue from the Mehron Tropical palette to the waves. Apply white to the waves from the Mehron Basic palette to define them. Mix yello ...more

How To : Eat nutritiously for better health

Looking to make a nutritious change in your life? By choosing the right foods in the right amounts, you can reap rewards that will benefit you in all aspects of your life. In this tutorial, learn how to eat healthy and make positive changes in what you consume. You Will Need: ...more

How To : Use a trolley anchor on a kayak

In this how to video, you will learn how to use an anchor trolley on your kayak. First off, the critical part with kayak fishing is being able to present your bait to the fish. This system anchors you in order to position yourself in any way to do just that. If you are fishing ...more

How To : Build a self feeding fire for wilderness survival

This instructional video demonstrates a technique for building a fire structure that will burn continuously and does not require ANY managing. This is a great method to know if you need the heat from a fire while you are sleeping, but do not want to wake up repeatedly during t ...more

How To : Uncoil a rope

How to properly uncoil a rope without having a tangled mess. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog Leatherworks, brin ...more

How To : Make a primitive fishing hook from wood or thorn

Learn how to make a primitive fishing hook / fishing gouge from completely natural materials in a wilderness survival situation. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, ...more

How To : Make a cordage basket when out in the wild

Learn how to make a primitive basket for wilderness survival using natural cordage. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedge ...more

How To : Construct an improved figure four deadfall trap

Learn how to construct an improved version of the figure four deadfall trap. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog Lea ...more

How To : Make wilderness survival cordage

How to make rope, cordage, and twine from natural materials found in the wilderness. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedg ...more

How To : Do the backpacker rope coil

How to coil a rope and wear it on your back. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog Leatherworks, brings you the basics ...more

How To : Coil 550 parachute cord

Here is a technique for coiling parachute cord or any other thin rope / twine. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog L ...more

How To : Do the Mountaineer Method for rope coiling

Here is an effective way to coil a long rope and use as an emergency method of transporting an injured person. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. Thi ...more

How To : Origami basic animal tails with dollar bills

In this Orikane / money origami video, we will cover some more basic tails that you can use to create an array of crazy animals, reptiles and fish from koi carp, peacocks, dogs and elephants. Learn the art of Money Origami and start folding dollar bills instantly. Money Origa ...more

How To : Use telescoping poles for fishing

Great tutorial about the basics of fishing with a telescopic pole. Part 1 of 5 - How to Use telescoping poles for fishing. Part 2 of 5 - How to Use telescoping poles for fishing. Part 3 of 5 - How to Use telescoping poles for fishing. Part 4 of 5 - How to Use telescoping po ...more

How To : Make a burglar alarm

Learn how to make a cheap burglar alarm/trip wire alarm with step by step instructions. This is pretty basic but effective. Cardboard, fishing line, batteries, soldering wire, soldering iron, hot melt glue gun, an empty soft drink can, electrical tape, buzzer are some of the n ...more

How To : Say food and drinks in Russian

Check out this Russian language tutorial video that covers the vocabulary for food and drinks in Russian. Learn how to say rice, coffee, corn, water, fish, and carbonated drinks. Practice your Russian language skills with Rusky Ed as he covers the basic words for food and drin ...more

How To : Tie two ropes together with different knots

For those who didn't learn any knot-tying skills in scouts, or have forgotten them all now, this video demonstration shows how to do knots from basic to more advanced knots such as Sheet Bend, Fisherman's Knot, Square Knot and Thief's Knot. Knot tying is essential for camping, ...more

How To : Make Thai spicy noodle salad with Kai

Thai noodles make a basic salad a little bit more filling. This easy recipe makes for a highly flavorful and satisfying dish. You will need noodles, cucumber, carrot, sugar, chilies, vinegar, and Thai fish sauce. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to prepare spicy ...more

How To : Fish and catch winter flounder

Some anglers mistake winter flounder for summer flounder or fluke and sometimes even for halibut. To catch winter flounder, you can use a very basic rig with only a hook line and sinker in addition to the clams. Check out this how-to video for more tips on catching winter flou ...more

How To : Use a rice cooker to cook other foods

You don't need a stove to whip up pasta, soup, vegetables, meat, or even dessert—all you need is a rice cooker! Watch this video to learn how to use a rice cooker to cook foods other than rice. You Will Need * A rice cooker * A willingness to experiment * Ingredients for your ...more

How To : Steam cook food

Learn recipes for steam cooking with tips and techniques for steaming vegetables, fish, chicken and more in this free how-to video series on steam cooking basics. Part 1 of 14 - How to Steam cook food. Steam cook food - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this video on expert ...more

How To : Clean and maintain a fish tank

Fish are among the most popular of all domestic pets. From the humble goldfish to the most complicated and beautiful aquatic micro-environments, they offer owners years of pleasure and serene viewing. Moreover, they are relatively easy to care for; however, like many pets, the ...more

Silver & Gold : DIY Modular Origami Christmas Ornaments

After becoming addicted to basic sonobe modular origami, I decided to make ornaments for relatives as Christmas gifts. I tried using fancy paper from stores like Paper Source, and cutting it to proper origami size, but I could never get the tight folds I wanted with non-tradit ...more

How To : Turn your kettle grill into a food smoker

Smoking food is one of the best ways you can prepare food, since it both imparts a rich, wood grainy flavor and treats food without needing to add excess oils (which also add extra calories and fat). But what happens if you don't have a large backyard and smoker? You can actu ...more

How To : Tie an improved clinch knot

Fishing-Live-Bait shows how to tie an improved clinch knot, combining basic knowledge of how to tie a regular knot with an improved technique to make the knot even stronger. You begin by putting the line through the hook and then wrap the end of the line around the main line a ...more

Tera Online : Shortcomings

No game is perfect. Well maybe except for Super Mario Brothers 3. In the last two posts I've been praising Tera but it's not without its shortcomings. Basic quest system: Playing the game in Korean and without understanding a single world I’ve managed to complete 95% of the ...more

How To : Draw a cartoon fish

In this how to video, you will learn how to draw a cartoon fish. First, draw a circle for the body. Add a curly fin at the top and bottom. Next, draw a triangular shaped tail at the back. With the basic outline finished, draw in the details of the face, such as the eyes and po ...more

How To : Make spicy salmon maki sushi rolls

Maki is a great Japanese sushi dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Well, if you want to make your own maki at home, learn from a professional, like in this video. He'll teach you how to make the perfect spicy salmon maki sushi roll. Jacky Poon of ...more

How To : Sear salmon

This video is a demonstration of how to sear salmon, with ideas on how to serve it. She has two salmon filets with skin on. She brushes them with olive oil and sprinkles them with sea salt and pepper. She heats a cast iron skillet with olive oil in it and places the filets ski ...more

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