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
Make a Fishing Hook
The video is about making a fish hook for the winter bushcraft national winter tutorial. The first step is to take a small stick and cut it so as to make it thin. Then an angle is cut at one end of the piece. The angle cut can be according to the maker's wish. Then cut out the ...more
This is a video tutorial in the Outdoor Recreation category where you are going to learn how to tie a snell knot to a fishing hook. This knot is different from the usual ones and is one of the strongest fishing knots for tying a fishing hook to fishing line. It is also the eas ...more
Want to go 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 fisherman's how-to, you'll learn how to attach a bait worm to a fishing hook. When attaching a worm to a fishing hook, ...more
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
If you've ever seen the movie, There's Something About Mary, you must remember the scene where Ben Stiller get a fish hook caught right in his mouth. No? Well in this tutorial you'll be dealing with the removal of a fishing hook to your body. This is a painful experience and c ...more
Captain Jay Howell shows you a good way to make a low-profile fishing knot to attach a hook to a line. This knot is one you've seen on any factory-snelled hook: a Snell Knot. Now, you can snell your own! It's an invaluable knot to learn and a great knot to use for just about a ...more
Taking up fishing anytime soon? The first thing you'll need to learn is how to bait a hook. Different types of bait require different methods of getting them onto the hook. Follow these steps. You Will Need: • Worms • Insects • Minnows • Cut bait • 1 c. flour • 1 c. yel ...more
This video shows you how to hook worms for bait when you're fishing.
The two-hook panfish rig is meant for vertical fishing under the boat in fairly deep water, for deep-dwelling fish like crappie, catfish, bluegills, and sometimes even bass. It involves two hooks hanging off the line, off droppers, to fish close to the bottom. Watch and learn ...more
If you want to catch more bass this spring, then you need to fish soft plastic jerk baits. They drive bass wild. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to use a jerkbait stinger hook. Soft plastic jerkbaits are great lures for catching bass in shallow ...more
Line to hook knots in fly fishing. Learn about fly fishing knots, equipment, and techniques in this free video. Part 1 of 7 - How to Tie fly fishing line to hook knots. Tie fly fishing line to hook knots - Part 2 of 7. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Tie ...more
When fishing out in the ocean, live bait will get you some nice looking fish. Crab is often used when fishing, but nothing is better than using live shrimp. There are several ways to prepare a shrimp for fishing, but hooking it in the tail is a great way to attract what you wa ...more
This video will show you how to hook a shrimp for live bait fishing. Fishing with live bait is a great technique.
In this tutorial from Mark the Shark, viewers are shown how to apply a hook to a fishing pole. One such method is using a Fishermen's knot, and wrapping the hook around the line eight times, and then wetting it with saliva, before it is tightened. Then, the user must make sure ...more
When it comes to fishing, nothing works better than live bait. Not only does it look more attractive, but it can result in bigger fish for you and others to enjoy. One of the best and most deadliest baits to use is live shrimp. This is perfect for fishing out in the ocean and ...more
Learn to tie the Palomar knot - the easiest and strongest knot for snaps and hooks. That's right, snaps and hooks. You didn't read it wrong.
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Use 12 inches of fishing line and a fishing hook. Make a large loop, folding the fishing line in half and put the fishing hook through it about a quarter of the way down the fishing line. Take the loop under the hook, draw it through the hole that was created. Pull to tighten. ...more
Learn the right way of tying 3 handy fishing knots by watching this video. The first knot shown is the 'Clinch Knot'. One end of the fishing line is passed through the eye of the fishing hook. This end is pulled and wound around the main line about 6 to 8 times. Thereafter, th ...more
No, this isn't called the "snail" knot. It's the "snell" knot, and is the perfect knot for attaching an eyed fishing hook to fishing line. The snell knot is a favorite among fishermen, and is the perfect hitch knot to learn. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV will show you exactly how ...more
You're alone in the wilderness. Stranded. Hungry. Cold. What do you do? Naivety could be your downfall, but you don't need to be an Army Ranger to survive. The five most basic survival skills are fire, shelter, signaling, first aid, and food and water. Learn them. Know them. ...more
Louie the Fish is a master bone carver, carving since the 70's, when he earned a Degree in Fine Arts in Hawaii, and he's no Rube Goldberg. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to carve a traditional fish hook out of bone.
The Palomar knot is a powerful fishing knot, used to secure fishing line to a fishing lure, snap or swivel. It's great for all kinds of light fishing lines, especially braid, which won't pull out of this knot. It's retains almost the full amount of original strength of the lin ...more
Popularized in Southern California, the San Diego Jam knot is used primarily by fishermen. It's a great, sturdy knot aimed at success, and is gaining popularity everywhere, even in South America. If you're up for a new fishing knot, give this one a try. Watch the animation to ...more
Learn how to tie the snell fishing knot. 1. Run line through the eye and down the shank of the hook. Form a loop behind the eye with the line against the hook shank. 2. Pass tag end around line and shank and through loop four plus times. Keep turns in a neat row and pull tag e ...more
This HowTo video tutorial shows you how to tie a non slip loop for fishing. The non-slip loop is a great way to attach bait or hooks to your line. Don't wonder how to tie this knot, watch and learn how simple it is to use the non-slip fishing knot. Tie a non-slip loop for recr ...more
Many major fast food restaurants currently advertising on television have added hooks to their current run of commercials. The lure is their fish sandwiches. "Kentucky Afield" is getting in on the act. The only difference is that host Tim Farmer hopes you'll catch your own and ...more
If you want to learn a little bit about fishing, Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV is the perfect fisherman to learn from. In this video tutorial, Wade shows you the steps to fishing a live bait rig. Watch, learn, then try this live bait rig action on your next trip out on the lake. ...more
See what you can do to impress your friends with a hammer and a ruler. This magic illusion is sure to impress your friends. Watch the hammer hooked to the foot-long plastic ruler dangle and balance from the edge of a countertop. Next, see the the reveal of the illusion, which ...more
Flashback Max ties Barry's Pike Fly, so watch and learn. He likes the saltwater hooks, because they're stronger, but if you want to do it with a cheaper, weaker hook, well, don't come crying when it doesn't work.
The improved clinch knot is one of the most common ways to attach a fly to the leader. It is weaker than most other fly-to-tippet knots, but has enough strength to land most fish in most situations. Use this knot to attach a small diameter tippet to a heavy wire hook, or when ...more
Watch this video to learn how to fish on ice by using a tool that allows you to easily drill through the ice. With advice on what kind of hook and bait to use--in addition to a detailed look at the process--you will also learn how to insulate the ice hole and mark its location ...more
One of the best fisherman's knots you could employ on monofilament nylon fishing line is the Trilene knot. It's a favorite knot in every fisher's bag of tricks, and it should be in your arsenal, too! Watch and learn as Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how to tie a Trilene ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a simple uni loop fishing knot. Uni loop fishing knots are made by creating a barrel knot and then sliding it back onto your hook. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about maki ...more
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
Learn how to tie the dropper loop fishing knot with this instructional video. The dropper loop fishing knot forms a loop anywhere on a line. Hooks or other tackle can then be attached to the loop. 1. Form a loop in the line at the desired location. Pull line from one side of l ...more
Okay, so you're fishing and you forget the basic essentials… you're fishing pole and your bobber. How are you going to catch a fish with just some fishing line? The answer? Plastic straw. You may not have a plastic soda straw on you, but there's sure to be one in a trash can ...more
What's the easiest way to adjoin two fishing lines? The blood knot. And no, you're not going to cut yourself, that's not why it's called the "blood" knot. It's also referred to as the Barrel knot, and is usually used for monofilament nylon lines. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV wil ...more
Watch this knot tying instructional video and learn how to tie the improved clinch knot for fishing. The improved clinch knot has become one one of the most popular fishing knots for tying terminal tackle connections. It is quick and easy to tie and is strong and reliable. The ...more
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
So, you've mastered the knot tying process for fishing, and you already know how to catch bait, so now what? You need to put that live bait to good use... this animated tutorial from Marinews will show you how to rig skip baits using a whole fish for fishing. Catching bait mig ...more
So, you've mastered the knot tying process for fishing, and you already know how to catch bait, so now what? You need to put that live bait to good use... this animated tutorial from Marinews will show you how to rig a garfish for fishing swimming bait. Catching bait might jus ...more
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
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
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
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
This video is in the Arts and Crafts category and you will learn how to make fish-shaped earrings in this video. It is really very simple and easy to do this. You will need some silver plated rings that have hooks at one end and round nose pliers. First, press the hook with yo ...more
Check out this instructional fishing HowTo video to learn how to tie a turtle knot. The Improved Turtle Knot is an easy knot that is quickly tied. It works well for hooks with downturned eyes but can be used for other hooks as well. The improved turtle knot retains around 80% ...more
There are many different types of prepared catfish baits for catching channel and blue catfish. These baits are often referred to as "stink baits", but while they might smell quite foul to some anglers, the smell really attracts catfish. Stink bait is a very broad term and th ...more
Mark the Shark demonstrates how to bait a fishing line with a lure for deep sea fishing. Use a three to four foot 50 pound test leader when deep sea fishing. First, put the line through the lure and tie on the hook. This technique is good for high speed trolling when the boat ...more
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
Most fisherman know what a Texas rig is—a hooked tied to the end of a fishing line with a slip bullet weight right above it. But for some of you pros, that's not good enough. 10-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Alton Jones shows you a different, better rig—the drop shot. It's ...more
The dropper loop is a classic loop knot which is often used on multi-hook fishing lines and bait rigs. It can be created in the middle of the fishing line and forms a loop which is off to the side of the line.
Gulp shrimp are hands down the most popular soft plastic lures for saltwater fishing today. There are a few different ways to rig gulp shrimp. They can be rigged weedless, with a regular hook or with a jighead. Using a jighead is the most common way to rig these lures. Line J ...more
To catch a lot of bluegill fish, the best way is with a slip float rig. The weight is all at the bottom of the line. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to use a slip bobber rig when panfishing. A slip bobber rig is a simple yet extremely effective ...more
The Clinched Blood Knot is a strong knot for tying a medium size hook to a medium size line. The clinched blood knot is very similar to the half blood knot but it differs in that the line it is passed through the eye of the hook twice. A good knot for tying the line to termina ...more
In order to prepare a survival tin for camping, you will need the following: water purification, condoms, brass wire, a candle, a magnifying glass, waterproof matches, cotton balls, fishing hooks, small compass, whistles, fishing line, and empty tobacco tin, and artificial wor ...more