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What to Look for in a Quality Bowfishing Spot? If you just picked up bowfishing, then congratulations – you chose a very fun activity. It’s entertaining for people who are up for a challenge and don’t want to wait for the fish to take the bait.  But whether you’re new to bowfishing or you’ve been at it for quite a while, you still need to know how to pick your bowfishing spot. Not all areas are perfect for this activity, as some places may either not have the right type of fish or may just be dangerous. So, what should...

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best bowfishing lights, bowfishing boat setups, bowfishing light setup, bowfishing lights, led bowfishing lights -

Bowfishing boats aren't limited to aluminum jon boats or airboats. Capt. Donovan Tate with Arrow Assault Bowfishing in Miami, Florida proved that you can have a boat universal to all aspects of fishing. Capt. Tate mounted 6 Swamp Eye Light Bars to his Shallow Sport X3 to accomplish a low profile, versatile setup. Capt. Tate plans to run offshore fishing charters, inshore charters, iguana charters, and bowfishing charters.  What were the determining factors for Capt. Tate? 1 - LOW PROFILECapt. Tate is not able to have a tall light rack or raised deck that would interfere with the deck of his boat. He needs...

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Bowfishing, Bowfishing Lights, Halogen Bowfishing Lights, HPS Bowfishing Lights, LED Bowfishing Lights -

Quality LED Bowfishing Lights are essential for a successful night out on the water. Many times, the lights can be what make or break your trip. The most common comparison among bow fishing lights is made between LED bowfishing lights, HPS bowfishing lights, and Halogen bowfishing lights. Each type of fishing bow light has its own benefits and drawbacks, and we're here to present the facts that will help you form your own opinion. Lets take a look at the key factors we need to accomplish in order to increase our odds of spotting more fish and hopefully finding your next set of bowfishing...

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Alligator Gar Recipe, Bowfishing Recipe, Carp Recipe, Cooking Recipes, Flounder Gigging Recipe, Flounder Recipe, Stingray Recipe -

We like to post photos showing how successful our supporters are at harvesting a wide variety of fish. The most common species we see are flounder, alligator gar, stingray and carp. Separate from all the atta boy comments, we are commonly asked “What do you do with all that fish?!”The purpose of this weeks blog is to address that specific question and hopefully provide some quality recipes you can add to the cook book. Here's the recipe's we cover: Stuffed Flounder, Alligator Gar Balls, Stingray Scallops, and Fried Carp. We’ll start with one of our personal favorite dishes of all time...  Stuffed Flounder Ingredients8...

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Alligator Gar, Bowfishing, Bowfishing Gar, Gar, Gator Gar, Rare Gar, Shortnose Gar, Spotted Gar -

It's been said that alligator gar are living fossils which means that they have not changed much since they were first discovered thousands of years ago. This could be due to the fact that alligator gar have a typically long lifespan compared to other fish because of their nearly indestructible (by nature) characteristics.   For example, a gar's scales are like armor. They're diamond-shaped and made from a double layer of bone with the outer layer being super dense and so tough that larger predators such as big bull alligators have a hard time biting through it. The inner layer of a...

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