Fishing for octopus, how to do it?

From WeFish blog we want to introduce you to the art of catching or fishing octopus. For this aim, we once again have the opinion and experience of Vítor Ganchinho, who has catch hundreds of octopuses over the years, as well as octopuses that weighed more than usual. Vítor is from Portugal, and says that in the Setúbal area it’s very common to find these cephalopods. The reasons are that they have a river with a very wide estuary, many areas of marshes and nearby mussels, particularly in Arrábida, where there is a lot of octopus. Characteristics of the octopus […]

Fishing for Gar: All you need to know

Gar are noteworthy opponents on rod and reel, one of the most wanted species by American freshwater anglers. In this post we will explain everything you need to know when fishing for gar: types, when and where to find them, how to catch them, best fishing equipment… Stay tuned at WeFish blog for more guides about fishing species! First of all we have to say that in this post we are talking about gar fish, the North American freshwater fish of the family Lepisosteidae, don’t confuse it with garfish or needlefish (Belone Belone). Also, gars are sometimes referred to as […]

Fishing for Redfish: the definitive guide

If you wonder how to catch a redfish, don’t worry, you are in the right place. From WeFish we are going to explain some basic considerations when fishing redfish: characteristics of the species, where to find it, techniques to catch it, tricks and tips… Read it and run to cast the rod! Characteristics of the Redfish Redfish (Sciaenops ocellatus), also known as Red Drum, is a is a fish desired by many anglers. At first glance, one of the most distinctive features of this fish is the eyespot it has near the tail. In terms of its weight and dimensions, redfish […]