Learn to Hold a Fishing Rod

How To : Reel a fishing rod easily

Reeling a fishing rod has small quirks that can be easily overcome with technique. You Will Need * A fishing rod * A reel * A net Step 1: Hold the pole Hold the fishing rod tightly in your non-dominant hand, with your dominant hand even with the reel. Step 2: Wind it up Turn ...more

How To : Cast a fishing rod

Fishing is relaxing, but not if you hook yourself because you couldn’t cast a reel! You Will Need * A body of water * A bobber * A sinker * A fishing rod Step 1: Attach the bobber and sinker Attach the bobber to the line six to eight inches from the tip of the rod and attach ...more

How To : Cast a fishing rod without any knots

Casting a fishing rod can be tricky, and we've all had knots in our spools. This fisherman will show you how to adjust your reel so that you never get knots again. Hopefully this how to video will help you cast a fishing rod like an expert. Steps to casting a fishing rod: Se ...more

How To : Pick a reel for a fishing rod

Picking the right reel is as important as being a skilled fisherman. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to choose the proper reel for your fishing rod. By following these tips, you will definitely improve your ability and skill. So, when picking a reel for a fishing rod, it's ...more

How To : Identify the different parts of a fishing rod

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to identify the different parts of a fishing rod. This video introduces 2 types of rods, spinning rod and conventional rod. The spinning rod is used for light tackle fish. The line comes off from the bottom of the rod. The rod is desig ...more

How To : Put a fly fishing rod and reel together

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to put a fly fishing rod and reel together. Steve shows you how to do this. Every reel has a reel seat and most fly rods have a slot under the grip into which one end of the reel seat slides in. At the lower end of t ...more

How To : Reel a fishing rod

In this how-to video, you will learn how to reel a fishing rod. The most common mistake with people using spinning reels is that they are using it upside down and backwards. The correct way is making sure the spinning reel is facing downward and you are reeling forward. With a ...more

How To : Line and cast a fishing rod

In this brief video tutorial, the host Ian Leahy gives you step by step instructions about how to line and cast a fishing pole. For this video you'll need your baiting hook, some small line weights, bait, plyers, and some heavy-weight fishing line. First, he suggest you check ...more

How To : Bait a fishing rod

If you fish in a lot of weeds or where there are a lot of rocks, then check out this video tutorial. A fisherman will show you how to bait a fishing rod so you won't catch weeds and other things on your hook. Take action: be careful not to hook fingers, use a Gamakatsu hook an ...more

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 : Pitch more successfully with a spinning fishing rod

If you use a spinning rod to fish, then pitching said rod is a crucial part of your fishing technique. This video features a bass fisherman on his front lawn demonstrating his technique for pitching properly. Watch him, then get out to the lake and catch some dang bass!

How To : Use a boat and fishing rod in Minecraft

Wondering how to fish off of your boat in Minecraft? Check out this video to learn the whole process, from crafting a workbench and boat to heading out onto the water and finding some fish. This is your guide to boat fishing in Minecraft.

How To : Choose a fishing rod and reel

Fly? Spin? Baitcast? Spincast? Graphite or Fibreglas? Easily narrow it down! Watch these five videos to help you choose. Part 1 of 5 - How to Choose a fishing rod and reel. Part 2 of 5 - How to Choose a fishing rod and reel. Part 3 of 5 - How to Choose a fishing rod and reel ...more

News : I Traded My Fishing Rod for a Camera

Had so much fun filming underwater fish releases that I now enjoy filming them rather than fishing for them. You can view my latest (make believe) adventure on YouTube. I have to admit that adding the right music really makes a difference. Video: . In the months to come, I wil ...more

How To : Cast a spinning rod for fishing

Casting a fishing rod can be tricky, and we've all had knots in our spools. This fishing clip will show you how to adjust your reel so that you never have knots again. Take action: set the spool tension knob and set the reel breaks. The reel should stop when bait hits water. R ...more

How To : Load fly fishing line on a rod and reel

Want to go fly fishing but lack the necessary technical know-how when it comes to the sport's specialized equipment? Never you fear, brave pescador(a): with this fly fisherman's how-to, you'll learn how to load fly fishing lide on a rod and reel. When loading fly fishing line ...more

How To : Use a fishing jig

Learn how to use a fishing jig which recreates the motion of a fish swimming in simple steps. First connect the fishing jig to a fishing rod and tie a knot in it. Throw the jig in the water by holding the rod properly in your hand. Control the rod carefully and pump them in sl ...more

How To : Cast a Spinning Rod Backhanded

When fishing with a spinning rod, you may encounter a situation that does not allow you to cast off the side of the body that is holding the reel, like sharing the bow of the boat with another angler. In such situations, it is easier to cast backhanded or with the tip of the r ...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 : Catch fish using a football-shaped jig

Large, sweaty men are usually the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word football, but for this video, we're not talking about the guys on the playing field, we're talking about the guys in the fishing boat, the kind of guys who like to use a "football jig". Wa ...more

How To : Make a lightsaber in After Effects CS3

Does a fishing rod seem like a boring thing to hold to you? Would you rather it be a lightsaber? Well now it can be, at least for the WoW characters that you are making a machinima with in After Effects. This video will teach you how to create a lightsaber in After Effects and ...more

How To : Adjust a float/slip bobber rig

For some, there's more to fishing than just using a rod and some fishing line. There are more tools and pieces of equipment that fishermen use to help make it easier to get a hold of a nice size fish. So in this helpful tutorial, you'll find out how to adjust a float/slip bobb ...more

How To : Use a spinning reel for sea fishing

Mark The Shark is educating any outdoor enthusiast as to how to use his a spinning reel when fishing. After establishing a spinning reel is what you are using, it is best to adjust the tension of the line using the drag wheel. The drag wheel is a dial that can usually be found ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Make a Cricut everday paper dolls birthday card

You can learn to make birthday cards yourself using every day paper dolls cartridge, by watching the detailed instructions given by Mary. In this video, she uses the cutouts of a fisherman to make the card. Firstly, the outline of the body of the fisherman is cut out, followed ...more

How To : Install a clothing rod in your closet

Don’t pay a handyman to do this simple job—learn how to become handy yourself! You Will Need: * A clothing rod * A clothing rod holder * A pencil * A drill and bits * Wall anchors * Screws * Leveler (optional) Step 1: Identify wall substance Identify what kind of wall will h ...more

How To : Catch trout in freshwater rivers and lakes

Trout is a popular fish to find in freshwater rivers and lakes. Learn useful bait, tackle and fishing techniques to catch a tasty fish. So for your next trip to the great outdoors, don't forget to pack your fishing rod!

How To : Casting and baiting a feeder rod

For those particular attached to one sort of fishing, like fly fishing or float fishing, trying and mastering a different type of fishing can be a scary process, requiring a departure form the comfort zone that is at the core of the enjoyment of fishing. This video features a ...more

How To : Tie the offshore swivel knot for fishing

Learn how to tie the offshore swivel knot with this knot tying instructional video. The offshore swivel knot is exceptionally strong - if one strand breaks, the other will probably hold regardless of the amount of stress on the fishing knot! Often used in conjunction with a Bi ...more

How To : Tie the nail knot for fishing

Learn how to tie the nail fishing knot with this knot tying instructional video. The nail knot is a popular and time tested fishing knot to join fly line to leader. Use of a hollow tube instead of a nail makes for easier tying. 1. Lay a nail or hollow tube against the end of a ...more

How To : Tie the perfection loop for fly fishing

Learn how to tie the Perfection Loop knot for fly fishing, with this helpful instructional video. 1. To start the perfection loop, hold the standing line in one hand, and with your other hand create a loop about one-and-a-half inches in diameter that crosses behind the standi ...more

How To : Tie the seaguar knot for fishing

Ever wonder how to tie the seaguar knot for fishing? Then stay tuned for this fishing knot tutorial video. The seaguar knot was introduced by the factory reps from fluorocarbon manufacturer Seaguar, this easy to tie and reliable fishing knot joins fluorocarbon leaders to monof ...more

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 : Fish for bluegill with a fly rod and popping bugs

Nothing is more fun that fly fishing with popping bug for panfish. With popping bugs, you can get bite after bite from little bass. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to fish for bluegill and panfish using a fly rod and popping bugs. Nothing is mo ...more

How To : Set up a deep sea fishing pole

Want to go deep-sea fishing but lack the necessary know-how when it comes to the sport's specialized equipment? Never you fear, brave pescador(a): this free video guide will teach you everything you need to know to set up a deep-sea fishing pole. Setting up a fishing pole sta ...more

How To : Easily rig a float or slip bobber rig

If you've never fished before, you may not know all the different ways to help you catch the best looking and biggest fish. There's more to having a fishing rod and string. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to easily rig a float or slip a bobber rig. It's easy to do and wi ...more

How To : Use a good buzzbait pattern for catching bass

Casting your fishing rod in different patterns is an appealing, but sometimes futile-seeming, way to increase your fish catch. This video features a bass fisherman explaining one patter he uses to catch a lot of bass using a buzzbait. Especially if you fish in the evening, thi ...more

How To : Use bobbers for deep sea fishing

Bobbers are a very important part of fishing. Bobbers allow you to keep track of your line and know exactly when you catch something. In fishing, a bobber keeps the bait on the surface and away from the bottom, and when a fish bites the bobber will pull down. In this tutorial, ...more

How To : Tie a Texas rig

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a Texas rig. First, get your worm and your side hook, then hook the worm to the fishing rod and hook. Tie a knot around the fishing line so it stays in place then you will be ready to use! This is great to use when you are out fishing, and ...more

How To : Bait a fishing hook

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to put bait on a fishing hook. Be careful when working with the hooks. Begin by taking off the hook from the rod and put the bait on the hook. Depending on the bait, users will need to use the whole or half of the bait. With the head o ...more

How To : Fish using a jerk bait

One of the most important features on the jerk bait is the front end diving lip which is used to make the lure dive deeper in the water when the jerk bait is pulled by the fishing rod. There is one more very important feature involved in using this jerk bait. It is the "pause" ...more

How To : Fish and adjust the popping cork rig

When fishing, many people use more than just a rod and fishing line. There are many different kind of tools and equipment that fishermen use to help catch a nice big fish. One thing that is used is a popping cork rig. Fishermen usually use this to help catch fresh and saltwate ...more

How To : Set the drag on your fishing line properly

Adjusting the drag on your fishing line is one of several important setting that you can set on a modern rod. This video features a bass fisherman going through how to properly set the drag on your rod for different fishing situations. Basically, if you're catching a big, orne ...more

How To : Roll cast in fly fishing

A roll cast is a way to throw your rod and catch more fish. Specifically, in fly fishing, a roll cast is performed by tipping the rod back to two o'clock and throwing it as if it were a ball. You would use a roll cast on a windy day to get the best toss. You will learn how to ...more

How To : Get wavy hair with a clampless curling iron

This video is a production of midget makeup. The person in the video shows us how to get wavy hair using a clampless curling iron. The first step she says is to brush your hair to get rid of any knots. Then she explains that the next step is to wet your hair a little and then ...more

How To : Overload train to increase your bench press

The tutor suggests that you do 87% to 93% of your maximum on this drill. Take deep breaths while doing these exercises. You have to do five sets followed by rest for one and half minutes for each exercises.1. First of all you have to start with the first overload drill which i ...more

How To : Build a simple mouse trap car

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a simple mouse trap car. To do this, you will need: a ruler, two records, a thin metal rod, and a mousetrap. First, you will lay the ruler down to measure out where you are going to place the records. Next, you will hold these into place ...more

How To : Rig a fly fishing line for trout

When hunting for trout, you will need to know how to set up your rod. Different types of fish require different set ups. In this tutorial you will learn to master the technique behind rigging a fly fishing line for trout. In order to rig a fishing line for trout fishing, there ...more

How To : Set up a fishing pole for bass fishing

This is a great instructional video on how to set up a fishing pole for bass fishing. If you want to set up a fishing pole for bass fishing, you have to use a 6 1/2-foot, medium-action spinning rod with a medium-sized reel. You can discover why it's important not to overpower ...more

How To : Tie a Trilene knot

The Trilene knot is a multi-purpose knot that can be used in fishing to attach hooks, swivels and lures. This is a great knot because it resists slips and failures. In this tutorial, learn how to tie this great knot. So, get your hook and line ready and let's get fishing! Step ...more

How To : Make Minecraft Potions

Sometimes mining and crafting gets boring. The thrill of hunting mobs, exploring strongholds, or the Nether is often much more satisfying and appeals to the RPG nerd in all of us. Well, Mojang took the hint and as part of the 1.9 release, there will be potions, more mobs, othe ...more

How To : Fish a soft plastic frog bait for bass fishing

No one fishes with a frog as lure, except when it comes to the non-living kind. This soft plastic frog bait is the perfect lure for bass fishing. They look lifelike, but won't make you feel like an awful fisherman. Watch as Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how to fish a pl ...more

How To : Line behind the bail on a spinning outfit

Fishing may seem like an easy hobby, but things can go wrong really quickly if people don't know what they're doing. One things that can happen is the set up of the spinning reel. This needs to be taken care of correctly and not doing so can result in damage to the rod and can ...more

How To : Fish with plastic worms

To fish with a plastic grub or a plastic worm, rig with a lead head so that the lure will go to the bottom and "swim" back to the boat, imitating a crayfish or a baitfish. First, cast your lure out to a likely spot like a rock or a tree or some place that looks like a good hab ...more

News : Balsa Wood Surfboard Rails and Inside Frame.

In the pic below the frame of the board and the bottom deck are fiberglassed into place. all of the claps have a buffer between the clamp and the balsa wood because the balsa wood is so soft, it gets dent easy. i even use weights to hold some parts in place. I cover old socke ...more

How To : Fish with a mechanical yo-yo self-fishing reel

No, this yo-yo rig does not mean attaching your toy yo-yo to your fishing line. It's a specifically deigned mechanical reel that is designed to fish while you're home in bed. It's quite the reel, and worth a try. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how to rig a mechanical yo- ...more

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