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Here you can delve into the minds of our regular writers who are all accomplished fishermen themselves from many walks of life and have spent decades chasing fish all over the world and right here at home. Join them as they share their experiences and those of their friends and colleagues.
cleaning curtains

Whether you run a center console or a sport-fisher with a flying bridge, odds are there is some sort of enclosure or curtain on your boat. If you don't take care of the material...
marlin club

The Marlin Club San Diego … gateway to San Diego's Sportfishing heritage Frank G. Belcher is best remembered as President of the California Pacific International Exposition from 1934 to 1936, essentially the event that gave...
Samurai shirt

I’ve spent my entire life on or around the water at every chance I could get. Now after 24 years of fishing professionally, I feel like I’ve gotten more than my share of sunshine....
rigging baits

Here is a variation of my previous double hook strip with wire leader.  I use monofilament or fluorocarbon leader when I'm targeting dolphin, tuna or billfish.  The double hook also offers some protection from...
painting blanks

Here is a tutorial on painting your rod blanks for a custom rod build from Saltydawg’s Bill Havens. Painting Rod Blanks This is the method I use to paint rod blanks that create a professional looking...
offshore tackle

Despite the variety of offshore fishing scenarios you might encounter on any given day on the water, all of the techniques you'll employ will fall into one of three categories. The categories include trolling,...
how to

Bridling live baits is nothing new to the fishing world, but is still very localized in geographical zones. The benefit is a quick way to attach a bait to the hook that is very secure...
amberjack

Welcome to the 3.0 version of BDoutdoors.com.  We still offer all of the things you love and more in a new shiny package.  But the new BD is not just about flash, it is...
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