Fishing Articles

Outdoor Skills
NANCY BOUCHARD Lightning Safety for Anglers, Boaters and Swimmers

Learn how to stay safe during a lightning storm when you are fishing or on the water.

Outdoor Skills
TROY ASPLUND & DAVID YOUNG Fishing Tips and Techniques: Common Mistakes to Avoid

We asked pro angler Mark Daniels Jr. for more of his best advice on fishing techniques for beginning anglers

Getting Started
RACHEL CAVANAUGH Tips for Fly Fishing in Cold Weather

Pro angler Curtis Ciszek shares his advice for getting the most out of fall and winter fishing excursions.

Interview
RACHEL CAVANAUGH A Pro Angler’s Guide to Fly Fishing

Pro Angler Curtis Ciszek offers his best advice, insights, tips and tricks in the art of fly fishing.

Getting Started
DAVID YOUNG How to Start Fishing: A Beginner’s Guide

Interested in learning to fish? Check out these tips and tricks from professional angler Mark Daniels Jr. and Columbia Sportswear.

Story
RACHEL CAVANAUGH Pete Alonso’s Passion for Conservation Runs Deep

Off the field, MLB player Pete Alonso is an avid angler and advocate for the eco-group Captains for Clean Water. Learn more about Pete and CFCW.

Story
RACHEL CAVANAUGH How One Man Survived At Sea Against All Odds

Alabama angler, Kevin Olmstead, used ‘sheer grit’ and his PFG fishing shirt to stay alive in open water for nearly 10 hours. Click here for the full story.

Gear Advice
MICHELLE ELDER The Best Fishing Shoes

From sturdy lace-ups to casual slip-ons, let us help you find the best shoes for fishing and boating.

Gear Advice
RACHEL CAVANAUGH The All-Time Best Columbia PFG Fishing Shirts

Columbia’s is known for making high quality PFG fishing shirts. Discover our favorites and learn why anglers around the world love our PFG fishing shirts.

Story
RACHEL CAVANAUGH How Fishing is Helping Men Navigate Mental Health Struggles

Discover how an Oregon Therapist is helping men deal with depression, anxiety, and other mental health struggles by teaching them to fish.

Getting Started
RACHEL CAVANAUGH Is Ice Fishing Fun? 7 Fun Facts To Help You Decide

From power tools to packing lists, here’s what you need to know about the lesser-known winter sport of ice fishing.

Outdoor Skills
RACHEL CAVANAUGH Quick Guide to Fall Fly Fishing: Tips for a Better Catch

To help you get the most out of this stellar season, we chatted with fly fishing expert Ruth Sims who shared her best tips and tricks for fall fly fishing.

Story
RACHEL CAVANAUGH Why Sportfishing in Southern Baja Is a Trophy Angler’s Paradise

If you’re into sportfishing, southern Baja is the place to be. The region’s incredible biodiversity creates conditions that are epic for sportfishing.

Interview
RACHEL CAVANAUGH Fly Fishing for Tarpon with Wesley Locke

Hailing from Boca Grande, Florida, the 27-year-old up-and-coming saltwater angler has been creating a buzz on the tournament circuit.