Trout Fishing Tip | Fishing With The Gulp Minnow

In this N1 Minute, learn a trout fishing tip to help you catch more trout.

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(Trout Fishing Tip video transcript)

Trout fishing tip

When it comes to fishing, you don’t want to just fish… you want to Put A Hook N1. We’ve got a tip to help you do just that. Stick with us for the N1 Outdoors N1 Minute. 

Today we go to Fries, Virginia, to hear from Jessup Lambert, who’s got a tip to help you catch more trout.

Hey guys, on this week’s N1 Minute, we’ve got a few tips for you when it comes to trout fishing.

The trout lure

I’m going to focus on using the two-and-a-half inch Gulp Minnow… the Watermelon Pearl. Any kind works, but I prefer this one. My advice would be to hook it up with a drop shot, probably 8-10 inches. Use a size 6 hook, bait hook, it doesn’t matter which way. 

How to fish it

Your best success can come from either throwing the Gulp Minnow upstream and retrieving it back toward you and letting it swim in the current. Usually, the drop shot will hold the minnow in place. It will almost turn around and look upstream, giving it a life-like feature. 

If you cast downstream, I’d suggest a slow retrieval, that way it can do the same thing, and flutter in the current, giving it a life-like feature. And the trout tend to strike it when it stops moving. Generally, in 2-3 feet of water you’ll have your best success. I have fished it in lakes, bringing it across the bottom. You’ll have the same results. It doesn’t matter if it’s dingy or clear. I’ve had the same success with the Gulp Minnow.

Thanks for tuning in to this weeks N1 Minute. I hope you get to Put A Hook N1.

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We hope you have a great week, and remember… “where the moments happen… we’ll meet you there.” We’ll see you next time.

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2017 | The year N review

Join us in the 2017 Year N Review as we take a look back at some of our most memorable hunting and fishing moments of 2017.

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Join us as we celebrate some of the outdoor moments from 2017. Stick with us for the N1 Outdoors N1 Minute.

A look back at 2017 in the outdoors

2017 has been a great year. Of course, it’s always special to spend time outdoors when you can catch some fish, experience the blessings of a harvest, and enjoy the fun and great memories that the outdoors has to offer.

This year was special in many ways. One of our co-founder sons, Michael Wells, took his first ever whitetail. We’ve got to share the outdoor experience with our friends and family. And you shared some of your special moments with us as well.

We’ve made memories to last a lifetime and we gained some new friends along the way. From all of us here at N1 Outdoors, we want to say thank you to our families, our friends, and of you our customers, for supporting us as we continue to build a brand that celebrates moments spent outdoors with friends and family.

We’ve got some new designs and products to share with you soon, so be sure to stay in touch. As we start a new year we’re thankful for the moments gone by and we’re looking forward to the ones to come.

We hope you’ve had a great year and we hope you have a great week, and remember, “where the moments happen, we’ll meet you there.” We’ll see you next time.

Deer hunting tip | Wind Direction

Every year hunters make mistakes by not paying attention to wind direction. Learn how to hunt the wind and give yourself the best chance for hunting success while in the field.

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(Wind Direction video transcript)

Find out what deer hunting and playing the lottery have in common. Stick with us for the N1 Outdoors N1 Minute.

Suppose I knew the five winging numbers to the lottery and all you had to do was guess the order they go into to win. How many of you would refuse that information and instead, decide to guess the numbers yourself and the order they go in?

Hopefully none of you, but that’s exactly what many deer hunters do every season by not paying attention to the wind.

Wind direction is critical in deer hunting

All the scouting and trail can picture is in the world won’t make up for poor planning when it comes to wind direction. For you bow hunters out there, it’s even more critical. Always be aware of which way the wind is blowing, not only in regards to stand location, but also in relation to the entry and exit routes to and from your stand or hunting location.

How to hunt the wind (keep it in your face)

Stay downwind of the deer in all situations. For those of you not familiar with the terms “upwind” and “downwind,” an easy way to remember, is to be sure the wind is in your face when approaching and hunting your favorite trail or location.

Paying careful attention to wind direction certainly won’t help you win the lottery, but when combined with effective scouting, planning and accuracy, it will increase your chances of seeing and taking more deer.

We hope you have a great week and remember… “where the moments happen, we’ll meet you there.” We’ll see you next time.

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