The Details to Successful Fishing

People that do not spend time on the water have no idea the time that goes into a fishing trip. No matter if its on a day boat, multi day boat, or on your own boat if things are not somewhat organized the percentage of failure increases and the possibility of losing a fish or missing the opportunity to catch one is always present. In life details sometimes can make or break you. The probability of success can be greatly...

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The Right Reel for the Job.

Fishing in the last ten to fifteen years has evolved by leaps and bounds from where it once was with big reels and monofilament line that was the go to set up. Todays tackle with the adoption of braided lines has taken what we perceived as a necessary outfit and made them obsolete. Smaller reels have been redesigned bringing their features like gears, TwinDrag®, 2-speed mechanism, cranking power, decreased weight, and with braided line capacities, the ability to fight...

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Know your Knots: Key to catching fish

The right Knots help land fish of a lifetime. This 256 lb yellowfin is the perfect example for Team Accurate. The attention to detail in daily life helps all of us moving forward to succeed in obstacles we face everyday. The whole adventure of fishing is based on some details that once summed up can lead to successfully landing fish or losing a fish of a lifetime. One extremely important part of everyday fishing is being able to tie knots that...

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WITH A VALIANT EFFORT COMES BIG TIME RESULTS by Gary Graham

Sometimes a little inside knowledge helps The largest tuna weighed 424.6 pounds, topping the current IGFA record of 385-pounds, 12 ounces by a click less than 40 pounds flanked by Tony Winkler and angler Jorge Lazo. When commercial fishermen on the Agua Verde lost a cow-sized tuna at Isla Santa Catalan near Loreto and spotted others crashing at dusk on Jan. 5, they shared the knowledge – resulting in a valiant angling effort and a pending IGFA record.   Robert Ross, an American...

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West Coast Winter Time fishing

Once October and November roll around in the year the pressure on coastal as well as Island fishing tends to disappear. Many of the anglers look towards the spring-summer months to really get after the gamefish but miss some of the best fishing during the year. Winter time fishing tends to be a little colder but the rewards are pretty good especially when the crowds are non existent. The Coastal fishing can be amazing dependent on conditions with a variety...

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Gift Ideas for the Angler in your Family

The Holidays are upon us and people are looking for the right gift for their loved ones. Looking for a good gift to tell your wife you need or your son that is a fishing fanatic? Here are some good gift ideas for your favorite angler. The amount of time spent on the boat does not always apply to your tackle but to other things that are also an important part of your day on the water. Some of the...

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The Mechanics of a Good Drag

One of the most important features on a reel is the drag which gives you the ability to regulate the amount of line coming off the reel and at what speed. Being a reel manufacturer we have studied reel drags from the very beginning of our journey to build the revolutionary Accurate TwinDrag® reels . Hardy Bros LTD. Star drags In the beginning it was not so easy as there was basically one type of drag on the market in the...

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The New Accurate BV2-800/800N lever drag reels are here for Black Friday Release

Accurate Fishing has introduced new BV2-800 and BV2-800N two-speed lever drag reels to its popular Valiant series. Built for offshore trolling and live-bait fishing with 80-pound-test braid, both reels boast the rugged construction and raw power needed to take on tuna, striped marlin, sailfish and other hard-fighting pelagic predators. Like all Accurate Valiant reels, the new models incorporate design innovations that make them incredibly strong, rigid and durable, yet lighter and more compact than any other reels in their...

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2017 Los Cabo Tuna Tournament: Came to Play

That smile tells it all. Nothing like getting the monkey off your back right out of the gates. It was the second and last day of the Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot. I had stopped Vaquera on the outer Gorda Bank to make our second drift chunking Humbolt squid. Making my way to the bow I pitched out a chunk Diego had pinned on for me. Away went the squid along with my 100 lb test Momoi Hi-Catch top shot into...

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The Coming of Braid.

A 30 lb Mono reel set up and the current 30 lb braid set up. What a difference. During the late 80's and early 90's a west coast fisherman named Russ Izor who later developed a company called Izorline found some of the first Spectra Fiber lines introduced and told us that fishing as we know it would change in years to come. Man was Russ right. Once Spectra was adopted by fishermen the whole tackle setup, both rod and...

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