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How To : Tie a spinner bait on a fishing line

Spinner bait are good for attracting and catching bass when fishing. In order to have the lure and the bait working correctly when using this type of bait, you will have to attach the bait directly to the lure. This can be done using the improved fisherman knot. After threadin ...more

How To : Add a mono leader to a braid fishing line

This great how-to shows clearly how to tie a length of braided line to a fluorocarbon leader. In the video, the demonstrator uses large rope so that the technique can be clearly seen. This trick has been gaining popularity in the freshwater fishing community lately in part bec ...more

How To : Make a Soda Can Stirling Engine

Ever wonder how to make an engine out of soda cans? Not even sure if it's possible? These videos will show you how to build a working Stirling engine out of cans and other general materials. Here it is in action: Video: . You'll need a few bits and pieces: 1 x M6 x 15 Machine ...more

How To : Connect monofilament fishing line to a braid

This how-to video provides step-by-step instruction from Curtis Owens of Performance Tackle for attaching monofilament fishing line to a braid. While some fisherman only stick to one kind of fishing line, some might like to mix things up. The only problem is in learning to tie ...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 : Hang a Christmas Wreath Without Damaging Your Door

Whether you choose to hang an authentic or artificial pine Christmas wreath on your door, or an entirely different type, like ones made of paper waste or even food, chances are you've spent a year or two struggling with how to keep your decor hanging. With one easy to apply, q ...more

How To : Attach the leader to braided fishing line

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): with this fisherman's how-to, you'll learn how to attach a leader to a braided fishing line for drop shotting. In order to attach ...more

How To : Tie braided line to leader

A recent trend in freshwater fishing is adding a fluorocarbon leader to your braided fishing line. The benefits of this are mainly allowing for some more absorbtion of pull, resulting in less twist and potential tangling. This how-to will show you how to tie this knot yourself ...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 : 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 : Tie a perfection loop fishing knot

Check out this fishing tutorial video that illustrates how to tie a Perfection Loop fishing knot for tying lures to a fishing line. The Perfection loop is a fishing knot that forms a perfect loop at the fishing line. Just follow the simple steps outlined in this instructional ...more

How To : Create a hammer and ruler impossible illusion

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

How To : Put fishing line on spinning reels

Want to go fishing but lack the necessary nautical know-how? Never fear; you have the Internet and its wealth of free how-to videos. In this particular one, you'll learn how to put fishing line on spinning reals. Take a look.

How To : Rig a saltwater fishing pole

Take your fishing line and run it through the guides on the fishing pole. Of course, for you beginners, start at the bottom as the line in on the reel and work up. While doing this, release your bail. After you have finished running the line, pull the bail back over. This keep ...more

How To : Restring a fishing pole

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to restring a fishing pole. Begin by twisting off the drag cap and take off the spool. Take your fishing line and run it down the rode holes. Flip your bail up and tie a quick knot. Put it on the spool and reel it in. Hold the rope wit ...more

How To : Bait a Hook with Catfish Punch Bait

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

How To : Re-spool your fishing line

Captain Bob Hoose talks about the advantage of re-spooling before a trip. Check out this instructional fishing video to understand a few tips that are perfect for beginners. Learn the importance of re-spooling your fishing line from the experts. Practice your fishing skills an ...more

How To : Tie a seaguar knot for fishing

The seaguar knot, as demonstrated step by step in this video guide from Curtis Owens of Performance Tackle, is a braided connection of monofilament line. The seaguar knot is named after one of the largest producers of fluorocarbon fishing line. Watch this video knot-tying tuto ...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 : Rig a drop shot fishing lure with Alton Jones

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

How To : Tie fly fishing line to hook knots

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

How To : Tie a snell knot to a fishing hook

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

How To : Tie the perfection loop when fishing

The perfection loop is used for attaching lures or sinkers to a heavy monofilament leader. The Perfection Loop knot is designed to easily create a loop at the end of the fishing line. The perfection loop is also often used by fly fisher men use the perfection loop to connect t ...more

How To : Prank an office mate with the mouse trap launcher

Monitor Trap: Difficulty level 5 1) Cut a metal coat hanger, and bend it into shape. 2) Use cardboard to construct the launching platform for the paper hole punches. 3) Fasten the mousetrap to the back of the monitor and then tie the fishing line to the mouse cord. 4) Delicate ...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 : Tie a dropper loop fishing knot

The Dropper loop is a classic loop knot which is often used on multi-hook fishing lines and bait rigs. The dropper loop is also often used by fly fishermen to attach an extra fly to the leader. The dropper loop can be created in the middle of a the fishing line and forms a loo ...more

How To : Tie a dropper loop with fishing line

The Dropper loop is a classic loop knot which is often used on multi-hook fishing lines and bait rigs. The dropper loop is also often used by fly fishermen to attach an extra fly to the leader. The dropper loop can be created in the middle of a the fishing line and forms a loo ...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 : 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 : Tie a Carolina rig fishing line

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a Carolina rig fishing line. First, grab your favorite type of hook, then apply it to a Carolina rig that has a bead on it to protect the knot from sliding up. You can also use a giant worm on your Carolina rig to have better results while ...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

How To : Make a catfish jug rig

In order to make a catfish jug, you will need the following: an empty jug (or 20 oz. soda pop bottle), a1" PVC pipe, eyelet screws, a 6" piece of rebar, hot glue, swimming noodle, fishing line, a sinker, and a circle hook. Clean an empty bottle. Place the rebar inside of the ...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 : Tie a twisted dropper loop fisherman's knot

Know your knots! Learn how to tie a twisted dropper loop knot with this free video tutorial. The twisted dropper loop is great for fishing line and requires about 10 twists to get the right feel. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-step overview of how to tie this useful fisherman' ...more

How To : Build a trip wire snare

In order to build a trip wire, you will need the following: a knife, fishing line, a rope/string, sticks, and a large stone. Whittle a tree branch until you have sharp points on either end. Cut notches in the stick. Secure a length of string around a rock. Toss one end of the ...more

How To : Tie double fishing line

Attention fishing junkies! In this video learn how to tie a double fishing line with help from charter fishing expert Mark the Shark. Tie a double fishing line by making 30 turns with the line before tying the line off. Learn with this video demonstration the importance of a d ...more

How To : Tie the perfection loop with fishing line

The Perfection Loop is a great knot for tying a small loop at the end of the line. The Perfection Loop is perfectly in line with the standing part of the leader and it is both quick and easy to tie. Follow along with this how to video to learn how to tie the perfection loop fo ...more

EXPERIBASS : Violin+Viola+Cello+Double Bass

Diego Stocco is back (previously, the incredible Music From a Tree). This time Stocco has created the experibass: "Few weeks ago I visited a luthier looking for instruments parts, I had an idea in mind for an instrument I wanted to build. My curiosity was to hear the sound of ...more

HowTo : Grow Your Own Snowflakes

CalTech's Kenneth Libbrecht reveals the sublime beauty of snow crystals when photographed with a specially designed snowflake photomicroscope. The physicist is author of the Field Guide to Snowflakes and The Secret Life of a Snowflake, and recently posted an instructional guid ...more

How To : Tie a snell knot

The snell knot is a good knot for various uses, including tying fishing line. It's pretty simple to learn, and it's strong enough that those fish won't stand a chance. In this video tutorial, the folks at ITS Tactical show you how to tie a snell knot like the pros. ITS Tactic ...more

How To : Tie a fly to a fly fishing line

The most important aspect of fly fishing is the fly! In this tutorial, learn how to tie a fly to your line for fly fishing. You will learn how to attach a fly to the leader on your line. A fly isn't attached to a fly fishing line because the leader is attached to the fly line, ...more

How To : Make a simple bow

This is a guide that will show you how to make a bow out of everyday items. First, you want to find a curved branch outside that's nice and thick so it won't snap. Also, if it's connected to other branches just saw them off, and then remove any smaller twigs or leaves from the ...more

How To : Tie a Uni knot

In this video, you can learn how to tie a uni knot. He uses a snap-hook and a blue rope to demonstrates. He pulls the rope through the hook and makes a loop that crosses over the two pieces of rope. He pulls the rope through the hole six or eight times. Then pull on the hook t ...more

How To : Light up your ceiling without recess lighting

This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category which will show you how to light up your ceiling without recess lighting. Tamara Maslar shows two easy lighting projects to brighten up your living room. The first project is lanterns. You will need paper lanterns, assorted ...more

How To : Fish for lake trout

In this video series, learn how to catch lake trout from expert fisherman Charlie Labarda. Charlie will tell you how to choose a rod and reel for fishing for lake trout and how to choose fishing line and bait. He demonstrate how to cast for trout, how to read a bobber in the w ...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 : Tie a Tony Jones leader knot

Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a Tony Jones leader knot. The Tony Jones leader fishing knot is usually done using two monofilaments or braided fishing line. Discover how to tie a Tony Jones Leader knot with guidance from an experienced ...more

How To : Tie a Palomar knot to secure a fishing line

In this video, we learn how to tie a Palomar knot to secure a fishing line. This knot is pretty easy to tie, it won't take long. First, you will take the fishing line and make it into a loop. After this, insert it through the eye on the hook. Next, bring it back over and then ...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 : Tie the improved clinch knot for fishing

When fly-fishing, use this knot to tie on a fly. The improved clinch knot, as demonstrated step-by-step in this how-to video, is most commonly used to attach a fishing line to the lure but can also attach the monofilament to a swivel or artificial fly. Watch this video knot-ty ...more

How To : Catch fish using a limb line rig

Limb lining is exactly what its name implies: You tie a line from a limb that overhangs the water, drop the line into the water, hook and bait on the end, and while you're home in bed… that limb is fishing for you. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows how to fish a limb line rig. ...more

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