Bowfishing arrows can be tipped with many different styles of bowfishing points, but all bowfishing points share two common features – barbs and a sharp tip. The barbs on most bowfishing points are held in place by the tip, which can be loosened or removed to allow [Read more…]
Does weather play a role in the activity of rough fish? The short answer is absolutely. For example, a sunny day can bring rough fish into the warm shallows to feed and sun themselves. This is especially true in the spring and fall, when otherwise-cool waters get warmed up by a strong sun making them attractive to rough fish. On the other hand, a cold front can have the opposite effect and cause fish to be less active. Storms can produce both good and bad fishing conditions. Obviously [Read more…]
You really don’t need much to get started bowfishing; a bow, some bowfishing line on a spool or reel, and a bowfishing arrow is all you’ll need to hit the water. Well, that and a fishing license if your state’s regulations require it (and most of them do.) There’s more information about bowfishing gear [Read more…]
As more and more people begin taking an interest in bowfishing, there are many commonly asked questions that arise. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions; keep in mind that many of these answers can be found in the fishing regulations that your state’s Department of Natural Resources has created. This [Read more…]
I really like this bowfishing video from Southern Lights Bowfishing. Clear, calm water, plenty of fish, the occasional gator…just a great representation of what bowfishing can be like!
Should we fish the usual spot, or try somewhere else? Which lake should we try today? How’s the river looking for fish this time of year? These are all common questions bowfishermen ask themselves over the course of a fishing season. While it’s great to have a “honey hole” that consistently produces fish, overfishing can spook the fish or cause your hot spot to dry up. The problem is, how do you find a new bowfishing spot? [Read more…]
Once you’ve found a suitable body of water for bowfishing on, you need to know how to locate fish in that body of water. Since bowfishing is a sight-reliant activity, you can’t rely on technology to find fish for you like rod-and-reel fishermen can. If you’re fishing a new area and aren’t sure how to go about finding fish, keep these tips in mind: [Read more…]