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13 Fishing New Inception Reel

July 17, 2015

13 Fishing took the opportunity to launch their new Inception Reel at ICAST 2015. This new reel is an addition to their Concept reel series and retails for $120 US, which makes it the lowest priced 13 Fishing reel. The

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Fall Brawl – Part 2

November 23, 2014

Fall Brawl! HOW-TO

October 11, 2014
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AA's

AA’s Shad Tail – Product Review

May 22, 2013

AA’s has produced a new swimbait called the Shad Tail, originally launched in 2012.  The Shad Tail incorporates a more traditional swimbait body shape, but has a few tweaks that set it apart from most other similarly designed baits.  Think

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January 1, 2013

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Grant Pentiricci, Founder

December 31, 2012
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Abu Garcia

Abu Garcia’s Revo Rocket – Product Review

June 11, 2014

Abu Garcia has really made some amazing improvements over the last few years in its low profile baitcasters. The redesign of the Revo lineup has re-energized Abu and many anglers seem to be flocking to this manufacturer. Abu Garcia’s Revo

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Accessories

Dek-It Electronics Mounting System

March 23, 2015

The Deck-It mounting system from PROcise Outdoors, is a must in my boat.  The high quality aluminum and pre drilled hole patterns fits almost any electronics out there, it will even fit around most recessed trolling motor pedals. You can

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Adam LeBeau

Tournament Tips for Co-Anglers

March 15, 2013

There are many things on the mind of an upcoming tournament angler. More specifically on the mind of a Co-Angler. Today I am going to go over a few tips and some “must haves” for early season tournament fishing that

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King Reaper Product Review

November 29, 2012
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Angler's Choice

Ice Fishing with the Angler’s Choice Kill Shot

February 5, 2013

I had the opportunity to try out a great new bait that will be hitting the market in mid February at the Toronto Spring Fishing and Boat Show (Feb 15th-18th, 2013), the KILL SHOT, a hand poured, salt and scent

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Apps & Electronics

Lowrance Launches Structurescan 3D at ICAST 2015

August 3, 2015

Lowrance was another great company that did not disappoint for ICAST 2015. Lowrance has launched  Structurescan 3D for Lowrance and Simrad which adds a new level of imagery for anglers to take advantage of. Lowrance and Simrad Structurescan 3D Lowrance

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Archives

MANSON WINS WALMART BFL BUCKEYE DIVISION EVENT ON OHIO RIVER

August 17, 2015

Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio, weighed four bass totaling 8 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Buckeye Division tournament on the Ohio River. For his victory, Manson earned $5,205. Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio,

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Bass

Z-Man Project Z Chatterbait Product Review

July 13, 2015

If you are not familiar with chatterbaits, you ought to be; especially if you are a bass angler! Z-Man Fishing is the producer of the “original” chatterbait. They are, in many ways, the company that is responsible for the popularity

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Florida Bass Trifecta

April 17, 2015
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Bassboatseats.com

Recessed Trolling Motor Install – How To

July 7, 2013

My bass boat is one of my  favorite places to be. Unfortunately after some long days on the water my back is toast!. Lately it has been getting worse. This year, I figured that I had better install a recessed

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Bassmaster

Skeet Reese Wins Guntersville

April 12, 2015

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — When Skeet Reese arrived in Alabama last week for the Diet Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville, he had a solid plan in place for how he wanted to fish. His plan didn’t work. So instead,

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Bassmaster Classic

Greenville, Lake Hartwell To Host 2018 Bassmaster Classic

February 15, 2017

Some lakes are known for how deep they are. Some are known for the type of structure and baitfish they have. Others are known for serving as the sites of some of the greatest moments in professional bass fishing history

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Bassmaster Elite

Edwin Evers Wins the 2016 Bassmaster Classic

March 6, 2016

Edwin Evers has claimed his new title as 2016 Bassmaster Classic Champion after fighting tooth and nail to stay in the running in the first two days of the 2016 Bassmaster Classic. On Day 3, the 10-time Bassmaster Elite Champion

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Bassmaster News

Rick Clunn Wins St. Johns River

March 20, 2016

Rick Clunn Has Still Got It At 69! – Today was proof that age doesn’t matter when it comes to competitive bass fishing. Rick Clunn won the Bassmaster Elite Series event on St. Johns River in Florida with a 4-day

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Bill Roy

Fun With Spinnerbaits

November 24, 2012

Hi all! This tip may be for the not so seasoned angler but I’m sure we are all guilty of it!   The late fall and winter months are pretty laid back and “boring” here in some cases especially if your

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Boats and Trailers

“Fresh Tires” – Keep Safe When Trailering

December 19, 2015

If you haven’t already thought about it, it’s probably time to start thinking about doing some maintenance on your boat. The off season is usually a time when goodies are bought and installed on our rigs; but we often overlook

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Brad Hudson

Ice Fishing with the Angler’s Choice Kill Shot

February 5, 2013

I had the opportunity to try out a great new bait that will be hitting the market in mid February at the Toronto Spring Fishing and Boat Show (Feb 15th-18th, 2013), the KILL SHOT, a hand poured, salt and scent

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First Ice Crappie

January 20, 2013
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Brad Smith

Small Pond Bass – How To

July 28, 2014

  I try to fish rivers and lakes for bass as time and opportunity can allow, but I still find myself casting to old familiar retention ponds all summer long at least once or twice a week. These small water

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Brian Jensen

Spring into Action for Bass with Fishidy

June 16, 2013

Here in the Midwest, spring has been slow to come. Now that heavy rains have freed up most lakes from ice, it’s time to get your gear ready. For bass fishermen across the country that means one thing, time to

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Caribbean

Largemouth Bass Fishing on Lake Hanabanilla, Cuba

November 17, 2012

Yup, we did it – fishing for largemouth bass on Lake Hanabanilla, Cuba.  We were drawn to this location by legends of enormous trophy bass, record-breaking legends of up to 22lbs or larger like claims on this fishing outfitter site. 

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catfish

Good Scent, Bad Scent, No Scent

April 25, 2016

So powerful is a catfish’s sense of smell (and taste) that they’re likely capable of perceiving their entire universe with their sniffers. Much the same way we observe four separate pine trees on a hill, catfish can likely smell four

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Center Pin Reel Fishing

Southern Ontario Steelhead Fishing

March 31, 2011

On March 30th, 2011, I had the opportunity to accompany a few friends out on a spring steelhead trip. We were fishing rivers in southern Ontario looking for rainbows moving up the rivers out of Lake Ontario on their spring

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Chris Murphy

Fish of a Lifetime – The One That Got Away

May 11, 2013

“The one that got away”; every fisherman fears it; every fisherman who has experienced it, laments it. In one moment, your dreams come alive and are simultaneously crushed, and all you are left with is a slack line and the

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Frog Fishing Tips

November 25, 2012
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Contests

Z Man Project Z Chatterbait Prize Pack Giveaway

July 14, 2015

We decided to run a contest while we’re at ICAST this week – here’s your chance to win some of the latest Project Z gear from Z-Man… It may seem like a lot of work, but hey, you want some

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JVC Everio Holiday Giveaway

December 24, 2014
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Contributors

Raid Japan Buggy Craw – ICAST 2015

July 17, 2015

Every once in a while, you come across something that catches your eye and makes you go Hmm. This year, when I was at ICAST 2015, walking through the New Product Showcase, I had that exact moment. I was in

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Dave Douglass

Florida Bassin’ – Trip Planning Tips

April 5, 2013

We recently returned from an awesome fishing trip in Florida.  In preparing for the trip, we tried to keep our expectations in check.  It was just far to tempting to imagine ourselves with several fish-of-a-lifetime type trophy bass; especially after

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Donnie Grubbs III

Texas Topwater Tips

January 30, 2014

Oh, how I love topwater fishing!  It is the most exciting and visually appealing type of fishing, in my opinion.  Seeing a fish hammer your bait on the surface is one of the most gratifying fishing experiences. I’ve put together

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Doug Vahrenberg

Finding Fish in Transition – How To

October 7, 2014

Typically, as fall arrives, many of us head for the tree stand or blind, turning our attention to birds and bucks. Yet, what’s happening on the water this time of the year can be equally as awesome as what’s happening in the field.

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Dr. Jason Halfen

Catch More Cold-Water Crappies this Spring

April 6, 2015

As winter fades slowly into spring, crappies and other panfish begin a predictable transition from thermally stable, deep water basins toward warming shallows where the food web of the lake is beginning to bloom. This general movement may take a

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Edwin Evers

Edwin Evers Wins the 2016 Bassmaster Classic

March 6, 2016

Edwin Evers has claimed his new title as 2016 Bassmaster Classic Champion after fighting tooth and nail to stay in the running in the first two days of the 2016 Bassmaster Classic. On Day 3, the 10-time Bassmaster Elite Champion

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Electronics

New Lowrance Products for 2016

December 14, 2015

Well folks, as the 2015 season has wound down manufacturers have begun releasing new products for us to salivate over. Here are some goodies that Lowrance has in store for 2016. There are cool units that have received a makeover

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Fishing Reports

Kayak Bass Series Open #1 Recap

March 5, 2015

St. John’s River, Astor, FL January 31st, 2015   The first Kayak Bass Series Open of the 2015 season is in the books, and it was a resounding success. The response has been positive and there’s a buzz within the

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Florida 2013

Pre-Spawn Bass – How to Rip Swim Jigs for Big Bass

December 28, 2013

This is a  pre-spawn session ripping D&M Custom Baits Piranha swim jigs tailed with Gambler Super Studs. It’s a  great way to trigger bites from skeptical fish; sometimes even bed fish like the 7+lbs at the end of the video.

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FLW

MANSON WINS WALMART BFL BUCKEYE DIVISION EVENT ON OHIO RIVER

August 17, 2015

Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio, weighed four bass totaling 8 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Buckeye Division tournament on the Ohio River. For his victory, Manson earned $5,205. Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio,

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Freedom Tackle

Freedom Tackle adds the Brush-Less Jig & XL Minnow

July 18, 2015

Freedom tackle has been producing some innovative lures and this year is no exception. Brush-less Jig They’ve taken their interchangeable hook design and used it to provide a jig head that maximum action. What is very cool about this jig

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Gambler Lures

Tips for Sight-Fishing Bass

March 22, 2015

One, two punch for sight fishing when targeting bass. It’s an approach I use when fishing highly pressured lakes, larger fish, or if you have a female that is not locked on but just outside the bed waiting to move

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GoPro

Staying Powered Out On The Water!

November 2, 2014

Staying Powered out on the water – It’s one of the most difficult parts of fishing and using your electronic devices…now there’s a solution!

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Grant Pentiricci

Raid Japan Buggy Craw – ICAST 2015

July 17, 2015

Every once in a while, you come across something that catches your eye and makes you go Hmm. This year, when I was at ICAST 2015, walking through the New Product Showcase, I had that exact moment. I was in

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Lipless Crankbaits 101

March 10, 2015
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Greg Godden

You Don’t Need a Boat to Catch a Bass

July 29, 2013

If you’ve ever watched the Bassmaster Classic, an episode of a TV fishing show, or even a fishing How-To video on YouTube, chances are the anglers you’ve seen were all on boats. Although a boat is an essential piece of

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How-To

SECRETS OF THE ICE HUNTERS

March 2, 2017

Ever caught an eight-pound walleye, 10-pound lake trout and 20-pound pike in a single ice-fishing season? Jeff Gussy Gustafson often does it in a single day. As a professional touring bass pro and host of Fishing with Gussy TV, Gustafson

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Slow Down in School Zones

September 30, 2016

Money Bass Patterns

June 28, 2016
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Humminbird

Catch More Cold-Water Crappies this Spring

April 6, 2015

As winter fades slowly into spring, crappies and other panfish begin a predictable transition from thermally stable, deep water basins toward warming shallows where the food web of the lake is beginning to bloom. This general movement may take a

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ICAST

FELL Marine Launches the MOB- Wireless Electronic Cut-off Switch

August 6, 2016

This year at Icast 2016 our team was intrigued and excited to see that FELL marine, a Norwegian company, had an innovative new product that will increase boating safety using technology in a new way. The new MOB (Man Over

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ICAST 2013

Daiwa’s New Tatula Reel – Product Review

November 14, 2013

Well folks, we FINALLY got our hands on the new Tatula Reel From Daiwa Corporation that was released at ICAST 2013. Before we share what we found, keep in mind that this is an honest, no expectation review. I am

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ICAST 2015

Lowrance Launches Structurescan 3D at ICAST 2015

August 3, 2015

Lowrance was another great company that did not disappoint for ICAST 2015. Lowrance has launched  Structurescan 3D for Lowrance and Simrad which adds a new level of imagery for anglers to take advantage of. Lowrance and Simrad Structurescan 3D Lowrance

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ICAST 2016

FELL Marine Launches the MOB- Wireless Electronic Cut-off Switch

August 6, 2016

This year at Icast 2016 our team was intrigued and excited to see that FELL marine, a Norwegian company, had an innovative new product that will increase boating safety using technology in a new way. The new MOB (Man Over

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ICAST2014

ICAST 2014 – New Power-Pole C-Monster 2.0 – Swift, Silent, Secure and SMART

July 22, 2014

At ICAST 2014 in Orlando, Power-Pole unveiled the 2015 updates to the C-Monster Control System, as well as some updates to their push-button controls. The updates tout a better-performing system, a new look, as well a full compatibility with Android

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Ice Fishing Gear

Seasonal Shifts: Jig It Where You Cast It Yesterday!

November 18, 2015

Fall’s wicked transformation into winter is the harshest of all seasonal shifts. One night of deep-space temps and the open water you were casting the evening before can turn into a skating rink. But even though the terrestrial atmosphere has

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Ice-Fishing

Aim for the 02

February 2, 2016

Oxygen is diminishing, too. Some areas are completely void of oxygen, while other pockets have just enough to sustain life. So you migrate to where respiration is still an option.

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IMA

IMA Lures Pinjack 200 – Product Review

July 12, 2013

IMA Lures’ Pinjack 200 is a mid depth crankbait that looks like your standard quality crankbait at first glance. When I had the opportunity to review this bait I must admit, I didn’t have any expectations at first. But when

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Interviews

An Interview with FLW Pro, John Cox

March 31, 2015

Recently, I spoke with John Cox, an FLW Touring Pro from Central Florida. John Cox has over $500,000 in career earnings, 25 top 10 finishes, and a major tour win on the Red River. With key sponsors, Crestliner, Mud Hole,

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Jamie Wilson

Battle Of The Heavyweights: Great Lakes Strain vs Kawartha Strain Musky

November 13, 2014

They are at the top of the freshwater food chain. They are the heavyweight champions among freshwater gamefish in the northern states, and southern to northern Ontario. A Musky is a Musky right? Well, sort of. Let’s compare the obvious and not so obvious differences between Musky that reside in the famous Lake St. Clair and their counterparts in the diverse area of the Kawartha Lakes region in southern Ontario.

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Jason Barnucz

Northern Pike – When and Where?

April 19, 2014

Now, who does not love catching a hard fighting northern pike. The northern pike is a voracious predator that is usually perched on top of the local food chain. Sir Izaak Walton in his book, The Complete Angler, described the northern pike

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Jason Kapperman

Easy Jig Modifications – Quick Tip

December 18, 2013

One of the most popular way’s to catch big bass in the Ozarks is on a jig.  Football jig, swim jig, standup jigs… If the lure has “jig “in its name than you can bet we are throwing it. Most

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Late Summer Swimbait Tactics

September 4, 2013
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Jeremy Baird

Dek-It Electronics Mounting System

March 23, 2015

The Deck-It mounting system from PROcise Outdoors, is a must in my boat.  The high quality aluminum and pre drilled hole patterns fits almost any electronics out there, it will even fit around most recessed trolling motor pedals. You can

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My Fall Smallmouth Pattern

October 10, 2014

Fishing Fall Tubes

December 4, 2013
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Jeremy Schneider

Fishing With The Perfect Jig

February 2, 2015

It was early morning and I was on way to fish and talk jigs with Brendan Knaggs, Founder/Owner of The Perfect Jig. Our target was Rice Lake in Southern Ontario and we were looking for some bass! I met Brendan at

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Joe Balog

Heaven on Ice

March 18, 2014

Minnesota’s Grand Rapids area proves priceless to anglers wanting to tap late ice. I used to think it was a cruel joke that God put so much water in Minnesota, considering it would just be frozen for a large portion

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Joe Rodrigues

Fall Brawl – Part 2

November 23, 2014

In part one of the Fall Brawl article I wrote last month I talked about shallow water fishing for fall smallmouth, in this second part we are going to look at going deep and fishing vertical.

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Jon Giacalone

Tips for a Successful Ice Fishing Outing – How To

January 3, 2014

When it comes to ice fishing and for the most part fishing in general, anglers should always take advantage of opportunities to watch and learn from other anglers. After all, what better source of information is there than personal tips

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JP Bushey

Get Squirrely With A Little ‘Super Surgery!’

August 12, 2014

A quick, in-the-boat modification that supercharges an already deadly lure style for pike and muskie. Have you done much trolling with ‘hybrid’ lures? You know, the ones that are part soft plastic, part hard bait? Drifter Tackle and Musky Mania

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Kayak Fishing

Power Pole Micro Battery Pack set to Hit the Water!

August 19, 2015

The highly anticipated Power-Pole Micro Battery Pak is finally here, and it was worth the wait!. The rechargeable Battery Pak provides portable power to operate the Power-Pole Micro Anchor wherever adventure takes you. Perfect for small boats and kayaks, the

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Live Bait

Spring PANdemonium, How- To

April 8, 2014

Ask any saltwater angler whether ‘high’ or ‘low’ tide is the pick of the litter, and not only will you get mixed results, but iterations from “the first hour of incoming tide,” to “halfway through outgoing,” to “dead flat –

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Marianne Huskey

Pro Angler Marianne Huskey, Ready to take on the World

June 30, 2015

Unless you are a walleye tournament fishing fanatic, you may not know who Marianne Huskey is. Well, listen up. Marianne is the only woman to ever have won an Angler of the Year (AOY) title in a professional fishing tournament

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Media

Florida Bass Trifecta

April 17, 2015

This is probably one of the best times of the year fishing in Florida. Three killer seasonal patterns come together, proven for great bass fishing numbers of fish, as well as size.  

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Bass Bed Fishing Strategies

December 30, 2014
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Michael George

BassTek Jigs – Product Review

December 4, 2013

Upon inspecting the Bass Tek Jig the first thing I noticed right away is the design of the rubber skirt. The skirts move freely and I knew right away the action in the water was going to be a little

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Mikeybalzz Fishing

Florida Bass Trifecta

April 17, 2015

This is probably one of the best times of the year fishing in Florida. Three killer seasonal patterns come together, proven for great bass fishing numbers of fish, as well as size.  

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Bass Bed Fishing Strategies

December 30, 2014

5 Fish, 34lbs of Bass

August 20, 2014
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Musky

Battle Of The Heavyweights: Great Lakes Strain vs Kawartha Strain Musky

November 13, 2014

They are at the top of the freshwater food chain. They are the heavyweight champions among freshwater gamefish in the northern states, and southern to northern Ontario. A Musky is a Musky right? Well, sort of. Let’s compare the obvious and not so obvious differences between Musky that reside in the famous Lake St. Clair and their counterparts in the diverse area of the Kawartha Lakes region in southern Ontario.

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News

Megabass to Release New Canadian Northern Secret

February 15, 2017

Spearheaded by Megabass Canada’s Theo Cheng, and pro staffer Nick Cousvis, the exclusive Vision Oneten and Vision Oneten+1 GLX Northern Secret jerkbait colorway was developed specifically for clear northern waters, in careful collaboration with Megabass artisans in Hamamatsu, Japan. Drawing

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Nicholas Giuga

Shammy Shaker Ice Fishing Lure – Product Review

February 10, 2014

The Shammy Shaker is an ice fishing lure made by Shamrock Fishing Products. It is one of the best hard water lures I’ve ever used, and has produced some of my best days on the water. There are so many

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Nuno Antunes

How to Ice Fish for Lake Trout

January 7, 2014

This is how I fish for lake trout through the ice. It has worked for me in the past and it continues to prove that it’s a great way to do it. Water coverage is the key.     I

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Optimum Baits

Optimum Opti Shad – Product Review

May 22, 2013

Over the last number of years, swimbaits have become a staple in any successful angler’s tackle box.  Versatility combined with effectiveness has fast made swimbaits one of the most popular types of bait on the market today.  The Opti Shad

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paddlefish

Kayak Fishing – HUGE Prehistoric Paddlefish

August 25, 2014

Come along for the adventure as I travel to a remote stretch of the Arkansas River in Northern Oklahoma. My target: the elusive and gargantuan North American paddlefish, AKA spoonbill. Every year around March, these fish leave their usual home

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Panfish

Catch More Cold-Water Crappies this Spring

April 6, 2015

As winter fades slowly into spring, crappies and other panfish begin a predictable transition from thermally stable, deep water basins toward warming shallows where the food web of the lake is beginning to bloom. This general movement may take a

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Photos

Kayak Fishing – Offshore Trip Gone Wrong – The Full Story

March 1, 2014

I had one of the most epic adventures of my entire life. The day before Independence Day, I set out for a four day kayak fishing excursion to the Texas coast. I would end up pushing my limits to the

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Pike

Get Squirrely With A Little ‘Super Surgery!’

August 12, 2014

A quick, in-the-boat modification that supercharges an already deadly lure style for pike and muskie. Have you done much trolling with ‘hybrid’ lures? You know, the ones that are part soft plastic, part hard bait? Drifter Tackle and Musky Mania

Read More
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Post-Spawn

Post Spawn “Greens”, HOW – TO

June 15, 2014

One of my favorite times of the year is catching Large mouth right after the annual mating ritual. This is a time when many anglers struggle but if you understand the annual mating ritual and process it will help you

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Power-Pole

Power Pole Micro Battery Pack set to Hit the Water!

August 19, 2015

The highly anticipated Power-Pole Micro Battery Pak is finally here, and it was worth the wait!. The rechargeable Battery Pak provides portable power to operate the Power-Pole Micro Anchor wherever adventure takes you. Perfect for small boats and kayaks, the

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Pre-Spawn Bass

A New Twist for Pre-Spawn Bass

March 28, 2014

If you talk to any angler and ask their favorite time to fish and I bet you will hear: pre-spawn. The reason this is the time of the year that the bass are feeding to prepare for the upcoming spawn.

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ProAnglers

Rick Clunn Wins St. Johns River

March 20, 2016

Rick Clunn Has Still Got It At 69! – Today was proof that age doesn’t matter when it comes to competitive bass fishing. Rick Clunn won the Bassmaster Elite Series event on St. Johns River in Florida with a 4-day

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Product Reviews

ZMan Project Z Swimjig Review

February 20, 2017

The addition of a Project Z swimjig into ZMan’s offerings seems to me like the next natural step for this company. ZMan fishing has been extremely successful with its patented chatterbait design and the company has become famous for its Original Chatterbait

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OSP Diving Frog

December 4, 2016

New Plano SD Card Box

March 25, 2016

Jackall Squad Minnow

March 7, 2016
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Quick Tip

How to get 50% off a Fishidy Subscription

March 27, 2015

We’re always looking out for deals on fishing stuff, and here’s the latest; Fishidy is offering 50% off their premium subscriptions for a limited time with this promo code: AUTH50. To redeem the code, click here-> for a direct link to

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My Fall Smallmouth Pattern

October 10, 2014
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Reels

Abu Garcia Expands Revo Spinning Lineup in 2015

July 17, 2015

Abu Garcia has expanded their spinning reel lineup for this year with the introduction of two new freshwater spinning reels in the Revo series. Abu is now offering anglers the Revo Premier and MGX in spinning reels. These reels boast

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Rigs

The Next Big Thing in Drop Shotting

October 6, 2014

Last year, 13 Fishing came out with a reel the called the “TearDrop”, a revolutionary reel that most had to look over at least a few times…

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Robert Field

Kayak Fishing – HUGE Prehistoric Paddlefish

August 25, 2014

Come along for the adventure as I travel to a remote stretch of the Arkansas River in Northern Oklahoma. My target: the elusive and gargantuan North American paddlefish, AKA spoonbill. Every year around March, these fish leave their usual home

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Rods

Abu Garcia Ike Series Rods

December 19, 2015

Let me start this review off by saying that these rods are a surprise. Right from the get go I had some low expectations as I am biased against any signature brand. All too often I have seen pros paste

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13 Fishing Omen Black Rods

November 17, 2015
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Salt Water Fishing

Kayak Fishing – Offshore Trip Gone Wrong – The Full Story

March 1, 2014

I had one of the most epic adventures of my entire life. The day before Independence Day, I set out for a four day kayak fishing excursion to the Texas coast. I would end up pushing my limits to the

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Sam Moore

Straight Line Ice Fishing Reels

March 1, 2015

There is no question that straight line reels have taken over the ice fishing market the past two years. Straight line reels offer many advantages for a lot of anglers but are they for everyone? What reel is best for

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Sam Rankin

CL Fishin – Serious About Big!

February 26, 2013

As a tournament angler, I can certainly appreciate any hand made bait that’s geared towards the tournament guy;  we’re tough critics and hard to please.  So when I was told over and over by other tournament fishermen that CL Fishin

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Shark

Kayak Fishing – Offshore Trip Gone Wrong – The Full Story

March 1, 2014

I had one of the most epic adventures of my entire life. The day before Independence Day, I set out for a four day kayak fishing excursion to the Texas coast. I would end up pushing my limits to the

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smallmouth

Don’t Miss the Skinny Wasteland for Autumn Smallies

October 26, 2015

Cool days and even colder nights have water temperatures tumbling; bug hatches are coming to a halt. The once warm summer rains are turning bitter, too – crawlers and the like burrowing deep rather than getting washed into the drink.

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Fall Brawl – Part 2

November 23, 2014

Fall Brawl! HOW-TO

October 11, 2014

My Fall Smallmouth Pattern

October 10, 2014
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Species

Good Scent, Bad Scent, No Scent

April 25, 2016

So powerful is a catfish’s sense of smell (and taste) that they’re likely capable of perceiving their entire universe with their sniffers. Much the same way we observe four separate pine trees on a hill, catfish can likely smell four

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Spoonbill

Kayak Fishing – HUGE Prehistoric Paddlefish

August 25, 2014

Come along for the adventure as I travel to a remote stretch of the Arkansas River in Northern Oklahoma. My target: the elusive and gargantuan North American paddlefish, AKA spoonbill. Every year around March, these fish leave their usual home

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St. Croix

Opening Week Largemouth – The Georgian Bay Way

July 14, 2014

The St. Croix Boys flood new shoreline cover for buckets   Setting The Table: Angling Authority Founder Grant Pentiricci and I make time to fish together every season. We normally put fish in the boat and have a great time

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Steve Pennaz

Better Bite Detection In Deep Water, How-To

January 24, 2015

One of the best ways to catch crappies during mid-winter is to head for deeper basin areas. Depending on the type of lake, crappies will either suspend in these areas or stay glued to the bottom. The depths we’re talking

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Steve Rowswell

6th Sense Custom Lures – Product Review

September 28, 2013

This is an article that I’ve been thinking about writing for a while now, but had always talked myself out of it.  When you have something that not many other people are doing in your area, it’s usually smart to

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Storage & Organization

Protecting Your Gear – Quick Tip

October 9, 2014

The Rod Glove is a mesh plastic that wraps your rods protecting them from smashing against things and creating weak points that can break them.

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Reel Storage – Quick Tip

February 3, 2014
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Tackle

Freedom Tackle adds the Brush-Less Jig & XL Minnow

July 18, 2015

Freedom tackle has been producing some innovative lures and this year is no exception. Brush-less Jig They’ve taken their interchangeable hook design and used it to provide a jig head that maximum action. What is very cool about this jig

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Lipless Crankbaits 101

March 10, 2015
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Tackle Deals

How to get 50% off a Fishidy Subscription

March 27, 2015

We’re always looking out for deals on fishing stuff, and here’s the latest; Fishidy is offering 50% off their premium subscriptions for a limited time with this promo code: AUTH50. To redeem the code, click here-> for a direct link to

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Great Deals on Jigs!

March 28, 2011
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Tackle Grab

TACKLE GRAB UNBOXING – OCTOBER 2014

November 7, 2014

We are in full swing for late fall and Tackle Grab’s October box has some great goodies for bass anglers! This box was really cool because not only did Tackle Grab send some great baits, they also sent several items

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Ted Pilgrim

Catfish – Late Summer Patterning

August 20, 2014

Classic Catfish – Ichtalurids Beyond Independence Day Last time the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service took the temperature of licensed anglers, 7-million savvy souls named the catfish their favored species. By comparison, 10-million anglers preferred bass, while a meager million liked walleyes.

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Tournament Trail

Top 5 Anglers To Watch At The 2017 Bassmaster Classic

March 19, 2017

This year, the Bassmaster Classic is being held on Lake Conroe, TX. With the Classic moving to Texas and shifting into late March there are definitely some surprises on their way this year. Speculation on who will win is rampant with

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Travel Articles

5 Days on the Devil’s River

April 16, 2014

Come along for the journey as Robert Field and three companions embark on a five day kayak fishing and camping trip down the legendary Devil’s River. Located in the middle of the desert in deep Southwest Texas, this river is

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Trout

Finding Fish in Transition – How To

October 7, 2014

Typically, as fall arrives, many of us head for the tree stand or blind, turning our attention to birds and bucks. Yet, what’s happening on the water this time of the year can be equally as awesome as what’s happening in the field.

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US

5 Days on the Devil’s River

April 16, 2014

Come along for the journey as Robert Field and three companions embark on a five day kayak fishing and camping trip down the legendary Devil’s River. Located in the middle of the desert in deep Southwest Texas, this river is

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Videos

Florida Bass Trifecta

April 17, 2015

This is probably one of the best times of the year fishing in Florida. Three killer seasonal patterns come together, proven for great bass fishing numbers of fish, as well as size.  

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Bass Bed Fishing Strategies

December 30, 2014
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Walleye

Pro Angler Marianne Huskey, Ready to take on the World

June 30, 2015

Unless you are a walleye tournament fishing fanatic, you may not know who Marianne Huskey is. Well, listen up. Marianne is the only woman to ever have won an Angler of the Year (AOY) title in a professional fishing tournament

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