Fishing Tips

By Eye Catcher on 1/29/2015 2:31:19 PM • Rank (2125) • Views (2134) •Comments(0)
When I speak at fishing clubs I often make a statement that shocks everyone there. I tell them that their teasers will be much more important in catching fish than their favorite lures. By the way that's coming from a guy that makes a living selling lures. A teaser doesn't have to be some mysterious voodoo do-dad that you purchase from a guy in a b...

By Eye Catcher on 1/29/2015 2:31:19 PM • Rank (2032) • Views (2038) •Comments(0)
Freshwater Fishing and Offshore Fishing are Two Entirely Different Animals! With many new anglers trying offshore fishing every day often these newer anglers ask me some of the same basic questions. First they tell me that they were pretty good freshwater fishermen but now they want to try those same skills in the offshore game. Their questions alm...

By cabofisher101 on 9/14/2014 • Rank (2212) • Views (2222) •Comments(0)
The Dorado have arrived in numbers and that the sailfish bite has been very strong this year, read full fishing reports and updates on hurricane Odile here, Tight Lines!

By xfernal on 3/17/2014 • Rank (2668) • Views (2668) •Comments(1)
On March 17, 2011 Fishing Status was born. In the last 3 years, Fishing Status has grown from a tiny website about fishing the Outer Banks, to one of the largest fishing sites in the world.  Here are a few of the milestones: ·         41+ million page views ·   ...

By xfernal on 3/3/2014 • Rank (7576) • Views (7582) •Comments(0)
Are you fishing the break? If not, you have been missing out. A “break” can be many different things, but the two types of breaks I am referring to are related to water color and temperature.  Not only will you catch more fish on the break, you will save time and gas looking for the right spot. Color Break The color break ca...

By xfernal on 12/1/2013 • Rank (9181) • Views (9199) •Comments(3)
There is a lot of science in fishing, and we are trying to make it easier. We have updated the algorithm on our Local Fishing Forecast page to help tell you the best times of the day to fish.  We are also updating the fishing lures that are on the market, to help narrow down the best ones to use for the right time of day. Every time a fish...

By xfernal on 11/29/2013 • Rank (3699) • Views (3704) •Comments(0)
We want to make our fishing lure selector better on our website and mobile application. We are adding new lures to the database, but if you have a preferred lure for catching fish, we want to hear about it. For helping us out, we will give you a month of Fishing Status Professional for free.  Step #1: Login or Register to the site....

By xfernal on 8/8/2013 • Rank (10865) • Views (10898) •Comments(16)
I’ve fished all my life. I mainly fished freshwater the first half of my life, and now primarily saltwater. Regardless of where you fish, there are many things you can do before each trip to be better prepared and fish smarter. Before I started Fishing Status, I would have to visit many different websites to get the latest fishing report...

By Basseeker12 on 5/28/2013 • Rank (3162) • Views (3191) •Comments(0)
Hello it has come to me that structure can be difficult with out the right equipment. knowing that there is so much to choose from when it comes to structure maps. we need the right choice but I have yet to use one. I've relied on hotspots or Honey holes for catching fish. it can be a affective fishing effort but remember it can be harder. If you...

By xfernal on 5/4/2013 • Rank (3326) • Views (3357) •Comments(0)
We have been busy mapping boat ramps. We have added over 10,000 boat ramps to our database this week. We also added a new page to our site to help you find your boat ramp.  We will be adding more ramps and launches, stay tuned for updates!

By xfernal on 4/27/2013 • Rank (9793) • Views (9812) •Comments(0)
This is a quick video of how to find fishing spots with Fishing Status. For the example, we show fishing spots in Islamorada, Florida.

By EZ Fishin on 4/22/2013 • Rank (5681) • Views (5714) •Comments(0)
The wind has been blowing like crazy and that makes it hard to put the line where you want it, but it doesn't make it impossible to catch fish. From all the rains lately, the water is murky and fast so high visibility colors are working really well for crappie which is what it's all about right now. Remember to cast in front of where you want to be...

By xfernal on 4/16/2013 • Rank (6617) • Views (6651) •Comments(0)
This video shows you how to use Fishing Status to download fishing spots for your favorite areas. There are over 226,000 fishing spots in the database, so I am sure you will find new fishing spots today.   

By xfernal on 4/2/2013 • Rank (2998) • Views (3034) •Comments(0)
Ready to catch more fish? We're working hard to provide you the hottest fishing spots and lastest fishing reports on Fishing Status. Here are a few of our latest updates... 224,000+ Fishing Spots   > Now the largest database on the Internet.   > Over 1000 new spots added monthly.   > All fishing map...

By xfernal on 4/1/2013 • Rank (2552) • Views (2581) •Comments(0)
The new version of Fishing Status for Android has been released. We fixed real time location updates when posting a new report or spot. We also updated the maps and spots. Check Google Play and update today!

By xfernal on 1/17/2013 • Rank (1795) • Views (1817) •Comments(0)
The 2012.01.16 version of Fishing Status for Android has been released. In this version, you can submit your fishing reports and fishing spots along with a picture. We also recently added the ability to register and login from the app. Combined with our new maps functionality, we make it easy to find and catch more fish.

By xfernal on 1/1/2013 • Rank (2299) • Views (2328) •Comments(0)
2012 was a fantastic year for fishing and for Fishing Status. Here are a few of the stats since 1/1/2012: 110,368 Mobile App downloads.  92,072 fishing data reports. 39,208 Fishing Spots add to the database. 15,457 Fishing Reports submitted. 2,941 new members. 716 new Charters added to the directory. Thank you for a great year and we h...

By CaptainDevin on 12/1/2012 • Rank (2045) • Views (2455) •Comments(0)
Hello Fishing Status! Captain Devin here! I wanted to post a link to a great article I wrote on my blog, Captain Devin's Louisiana Fishing Blog. The article is a technical write-up on how to use Google Earth to make custom routes and waypoints for your GPS, whether it is handheld or installed on your boat. It's easy to use as I wrote it step-by...

By xfernal on 10/14/2012 • Rank (8029) • Views (8059) •Comments(0)
We have updated our fishing maps. There are now over 240 US locations you can download GPS fishing spots to import into your navigation unit. All downloads include a GPX file full of the best fishing spots with coordinates for the area. If we missed your area, please let us know!

By xfernal on 8/6/2012 • Rank (3199) • Views (3239) •Comments(0)
We were “reel” busy last month, bringing you more tools to help you catch more fish. As we move into the dog days of summer, we wanted to share our new updates. Fishing Map We have updated our Fishing Map to include buoy, oil rig, and ship data. We also updated our Sea Surface Temperatures to include a better overlay of current SST ch...

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