Category Archives: Outdoor Activity

An Overview of Inshore Fishing

While fishing in the sea requires some electronic equipment, inshore fishing doesn’t. All you need is the primary fishing equipment. The fish you catch inshore won’t require too much work. An overview of the inshore fishery should be helpful to everyone. You can introduce inshore fishing to children and get them interested in the sport.

Inshore fishing is a great way to catch fish.

On an inshore fishing trip, you can catch anything from bluefish to snapper. Inshore saltwater fishing is a different experience than offshore fisheries, and the fishing tackle you need to catch them is also other. The fish’s habitat, weather, and tides are all factors that may affect their behavior. Still, fish aren’t rocket scientists, and it’s possible to catch any species with a bit of knowledge.

Although mucky bottoms may not sound appealing, they can be ideal for catching fish. When the water temperature is warm, you’ll likely catch more fish. Redfish, also known as Red Drum, is a popular target for inshore anglers. They make distinctive spawning calls and run in large schools. And if you’re a beginning or intermediate angler, coastal flats fishing is a great place to begin catching these fish.

While many people think offshore fishing is more challenging, it can be the best way to catch more fish. Inshore fishing Jacksonville fl is often done from a boat. The boat’s size is a significant factor when catching inshore fish. Smaller ships can be more maneuverable and less prone to rough water. However, you’ll still need to know how to use your gear wisely on the water.

It is safer than offshore fishing.

Offshore fishing requires a larger boat but is safer in many ways. Inshore boats are typically smaller and faster and don’t have to worry about rough seas. You can also choose a larger boat with more comfort and ice for your catch. But what about the catch? Offshore fishing is more dependent on seasons and weather, so you won’t have the same opportunities to catch big game fish as you would if you were fishing inshore. In addition, offshore fish are migratory and only move to certain areas during certain times of the year, while inshore fish are around year-round.

Inshore fishing is much safer than offshore fishing because it takes place in shallow waters, making it easier to maneuver. Also, the smaller fish are easier to catch, and you can have a great time with your family while out on the water. You can drive the boat back to shore if you catch a fish. You can use the time to catch your catch before returning to land. It is also safer for kids, and in some areas, this is the only way to go fishing with them.

If you’ve never been seasick, inshore fishing is safe. You can use the same baits and lures, so you won’t need to pack a lunch. But if you’re not used to the seasickness feeling, inshore fishing is more enjoyable. And if you’re not seasick, it is also worth preparing for it. You can use a pill to relieve your nausea and discomfort.

It is a great way to get kids interested in fishing.

One of the best ways to get kids interested in fishing is to create some fun for you. While fishing, you should be sure to be patient with your children. Attempt to make the experience as fun and stress-free as possible. Take frequent breaks and change gears to keep your kids happy. On the other hand, don’t make the process too hard – forcing kids to keep fishing can turn them off for life.

While teaching a child to fish takes time, you can start by taking your child with you for short trips and gradually increasing the time spent fishing. While you may be able to sit in silence and observe a fish for a while, kids will quickly get bored if they don’t see one bite. So make sure to give them plenty of opportunities to fish to improve their casting skills.

When fishing with kids, you can plan several activities. Let your kids choose a favorite activity and set aside time for each. Kids can also be distracted easily, so plan a few different activities for the day. If possible, allow your children to fish in the morning and again in the afternoon. Use lightweight equipment for them, such as a small pole and spin casting reel. Similarly, small hooks and bobbers are ideal for kids.

Activities that Help Me Get Through Lockdown

Many people have discovered they have hidden talent or skills during the lockdown. Some learned they have wanted to bake, cook, play musical instruments, or sing. Others develop hobbies like gardening, painting, reading, and writing. And some pass away the time binging on movie series or playing games to entertain themselves. All these activities have helped us get through this time.

I have my list of favorite activities that cheer me up through the lockdown. 

Online games

Playing online games keeps my sanity from the daily stresses. When I get tired from doing the household chores, I rest a bit and grab my mobile phone to play with block puzzles. It is like a mental exercise to me when I need to focus on something important.

When I am sitting in front of the laptop, I would be playing a fight virus game. It is a hospital simulation game where you get to destroy the nasty COVID-19 virtually. Even if it is just a game, it feels like you are doing your share protecting hospital workers and patients against the virus. 

To play this, tap or click on the virus to disinfect the hospital environment. By destroying the virus, you keep the hospital staff and patients safe from the virus infection; tap patients (with heart signs) to help them recover more quickly. A meter in the lower-left corner illustrates the percentage of how infected the hospital is. The game is over if it reaches more than 70 percent.

Korean Dramas

South Korean dramas are popular among their Filipino audience. I started binge-watching Korean dramas in 2016, around the time I was recuperating from a medical procedure. Watching KDramas has kept me company from boredom, and I’m still hooked, until now. I was thankful for this streamlined series because I have learned many things about Korean culture and fashion.

What is good about KDramas is that the seasons are shorter, and soundtracks are appropriate to the theme and unforgettable, too, even if I do not understand the lyrics. The funny part is I get the hang of reading subtitles fast while catching on to the scenes.

I watched almost all KDrama genres: drama, romantic comedy, melodrama, action, thriller, horror-comedy. I have tons of still unwatched KDramas on my list.

Decluttering

It is the least of my favorite activities. However, decluttering has helped me lessen my anxiety and focus on other things. It is therapeutic.

I have started putting away old clothes, a stack of newspapers, old receipts, old school books, and paper books. I am planning to sell the newspapers and schoolbooks to the junkshop. I have a bit of a problem with old clothes. Hopefully, I could find a recycling shop that would accept the clothes.

The next project will be decluttering the kitchen.

Gardening

Planting is one of the activities that hubby and I share. We do not have many plants, but we are content to see them grow every day. Gardening helps ease our worries from day-to-day activities. We are not getting any younger, and a simple hobby like this is good for our mental and emotional health.

The activities may be simple but, they help me get through the lockdown.

How about you? What are your coping mechanisms all this time? What activities do you think have helped you refocus your priorities, how it helps your mental state? 

Pocket Vegetable Garden

Hubby is so excited about growing a mini vegetable garden. He started with the sili labuyo plant (chili pepper) which I bought from Halamanan sa Pasig last month. I also purchased from them three Bacularis plants which are known for their air-purifying quality.

He got inspired by the siling labuyo plant that he decided to also plant tomato seeds, spring onion stalk, more sili seeds, and later kinchay or Chinese celery.

Update: We have already picked at least eight ripened chilis. Their so small but spicy.

We’ve got tomatoes growing right here. I’m excited about this project. We’ve been planning to have our vegetable garden for so long and it is slowly being realized this year.

Update: The young onion (upper right corner) and the celery (lower right side) died. The tomatoes grew a bit.

Planting is one of the small things that made hubby and me happy these days. It’s something that eases off our stress and worries from day-to-day activities. We are not getting any younger and simple activity like this is beneficial to both our mental and emotional health

My certified plantito hubby. 😀 This batch (of the plant) will serve as a fence right outside our window to secure it from irresponsible neighbors who leave their garbage and whatnot on the sidewalk.