Fishing Gear

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Trolling Motor Buyer's Guide

It is no wonder that the subject of trolling motors is confusing, you don’t troll with them. I don’t know who decided to call them "trolling" motors, but if you want to control your boat you need one…
Use a driftsock on windy days
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Beat the Wind Using a Driftsock

The Most Useful Item in Your Boat Could be a Drift Sock - Daniel Quade with Jon Thelen Coming home empty handed is frustrating, but it may not be your bait's fault. It may be your lack of boat…
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Fish Finder / Sonar Buyer's Guide

Gone are the days of positioning your boat solely relying on shoreline structures for reference. Modern sonar and GPS combos can turn an aquatic abyss into a visible underwater metropolis revealing a…
Angler fishing from a boat casting into the water
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These 4 Fishing Reel Types Are Rated Best at a Range of Uses (infographic)

What You Need to Know About These 4 Types of Fishing Reels Comparing spinning reels to spincasting reels to baitcasting reels to fly fishing reels is like comparing apples, oranges, mangoes, and…
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Spincast Reel Buyer's Guide

Spincast reels probably catch more fish in America each year than any other design. That’s because they’re easy to use, inexpensive compared to other designs and widely available. Use of baitcasting…
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Fishing Apparel Buyer's Guide

If you want to be cool, comfortable and ready to take on all underwater challengers, it’s important that you dress for fishing success. In recent years, technology has cast the sport of fishing into…
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Baitcasting Rod Buyer's Guide

In an age of specialty rods and reels, it’s important to pick the right type with the characteristics that match the intended technique. Two basic types of rods dominate fishing - baitcasting and…
News & Tips: 23 Gift Ideas and Buying Guide for the First-time Fishing Family...
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23 Gift Ideas and Buying Guide for the First-time Fishing Family

Are there people – perhaps a whole family – on your gift buying list who have shown an interest in fishing, but haven’t jumped on board yet? Or maybe there’s someone who you’d like to get into…
LakeMaster by LakeMaster
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Humminbird's LakeMaster Leads Westward Charge … Trumps Lewis & Clark (video

Not since Meriwether Lewis and William Clark plotted their overland route to the Pacific coast has a more ambitious swath of the West been surveyed by men in boats. Of course, we’re talking about…
News & Tips: Finding the Right Rod Carrying System
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Finding the Right Rod Carrying System

Second only to the boats we drive, fishing rods rank at the top of the list in terms of overall value in angling investment. And if you are like most, a myriad of sticks are transported to the lake,…
Aqua-Vu Micro Underwater Camera by Aqua-Vu Micro Underwater Camera...
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Aqua-Vu Engineers Affordable, Mini Underwater Camera System

Crosslake, Minn. - Citizens of the planet earth now digest their daily dose of intel-be it news, sports, goofy videos or friendly correspondence-via handheld devices. If it's interesting or otherwise…
News & Tips: The Truth About Fishing Apparel: Buyers Guide...
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The Truth About Fishing Apparel: Buyers Guide

Here is the scenario. It's 7 a.m. on a Saturday morning. The boat is hitched to the truck, the fishing hooks have all been sharpened and the cooler is brimming with snacks and beverages to get you…