If you are spending long days on the water, north to south, taking a midday break will make a tremendous difference.

Whether you crash in the back of the boat or take an extended lunch break, the rest will keep your senses sharp.

There's no question that a majority of successful angling is a mental game. Focus becomes difficult when you are hungry or tired—make time to recoup rather than making a marathon out of it. The best part is you'll likely catch more fish because you will be on your game.

Take a break!

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