Freshwater fishing tips can help you tackle any lake, river, pond or stream like an expert angler. Becoming a great freshwater angler requires the right gear and a little know-how so check out these freshwater fishing tips and get on the right track.
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  • Walleye Fishing Tips


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Have you ever wanted to fish for salmon but weren't quite sure where to start? HowStuffWorks has the best salmon techniques that will have you in rivers and lakes in no time -- proving that salmon fishing isn't just for bears and birds.

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The catfish is a popular game fish that can give you a good fight once successfully hooked. The best time to do this is just after the catfish spawn, which depends on many variables. Take our catfish spawn quiz to learn about getting ready to reel in one of these large bottom feeders.