Ed Mashburn, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Choosing the Best Trolling Motor for Kayaks

Choosing the Best Trolling Motor for Kayaks

Choosing the Best Trolling Motor for Kayaks I had just landed a very nice slot-size redfish from a shoreline at Grand Isle, Louisiana. It was hot, I was tired, and I was dreading the long distance paddle back to the launch site where my buddy Tim Perkins and I had put...
Best Speckled Trout Lures for Seasons Ahead

Best Speckled Trout Lures for Seasons Ahead

Best Speckled Trout Lures for Seasons Ahead No matter the season, anglers who are serious about catching speckled trout in our coastal waters need to think about things that smell and we’re not talking now about unwashed anglers after a long day’s fishing. Lures which...
Fly Fishing for Beginners- Trout Fishing 101

Fly Fishing for Beginners- Trout Fishing 101

Fly Fishing for Beginners- Trout Fishing 101 Let’s look at fly fishing for beginners. It’s a historic and honorable tradition- fly fishing for trout. One of the most potent images of fishing in general is an angler standing in the water and casting a fly in hopes of...
Choosing the Best Duck Hunting Kayak for Your Area

Choosing the Best Duck Hunting Kayak for Your Area

Choosing the Best Duck Hunting Kayak for Your Area I’m sitting comfortably in my kayak on the water, and I’m looking for a certain target this dark, early, slow-to-lighten morning. However, unlike most of my many kayak trips, I don’t have a fishing rod of any kind....
DIY Fire Pit Ideas

DIY Fire Pit Ideas

DIY Fire Pit Ideas It’s nice to be able to bring a little light and warmth into our evening and nighttime hours, and it’s not hard to do either.  With the right accessories and some great DIY fire pit ideas, outdoor cooking and relaxing can come from a fire pit in...

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