Fishing Tackle

News & Tips: A Guide to Choosing Baitcast Reels
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A Guide to Choosing Baitcast Reels

June 26, 2019
Many anglers shy away from baitcast reels due to some common fears. Hearing the dreaded term "bird nest" evokes a reluctance to give these reels a fair shake. Misconceptions that they are "difficult…
Jenko Fishing by Jenko Fishing
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Jenko Fishing Now at Bass Pro Shops

December 16, 2016
Sometimes something brand new arrives on the fishing scene that flat commands attention, but it's rare a new line of fishing lures stirs something so urgently in the average bass angler's 'I gotta…
News & Tips: My Best Day Ever in Competitive Fishing by KVD...
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My Best Day Ever in Competitive Fishing by KVD

May 6, 2015
by Kevin VanDam, as published in Volume 2, Issue 1 of NITRO Performance Fishing Boats Magazine February 20th, 2011. The final day of he Bassmaster Classic on the Louisiana Delta. A dream of a day,…
News & Tips: Best Fishing Tackle of 2015: 12 of the Hottest Lures Across the South...
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Best Fishing Tackle of 2015: 12 of the Hottest Lures Across the South

May 5, 2015
by NITRO Boats, as published in Volume 2, Issue 1 of NITRO Performance Fishing Boats Magazine From lunker largemouth to bull reds, here's a selection of out customers' favorite artificial fishing…
News & Tips: The Top Fishing Tackle of 2015: 12 of the Hottest Lures Across the North...
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The Top Fishing Tackle of 2015: 12 of the Hottest Lures Across the North

May 5, 2015
by NITRO Boats, as published in Volume 2, Issue 1 of NITRO Performance Fishing Boats Magazine From the Great Lakes to the Bow River, the bounty of gamefish in the north is plentiful, and multiple…
News & Tips: Mono's Not Dead: Why Monofilament Fishing Line Still Catches Bass...
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Mono's Not Dead: Why Monofilament Fishing Line Still Catches Bass

April 13, 2015
A friend of mine has a theory: any time you see the word fat or calories in an advertisement for food, just substitute the word taste and you’ll know whether it’s any good. If the ad copy says “…
News & Tips: Use Jigging Spoons to Catch More Fish in Cold Water...
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Use Jigging Spoons to Catch More Fish in Cold Water

January 29, 2015
After launching my boat in the river the other day, my sonar unit registered a water temp of 35 degrees—Burrr!  Gamefish such as bass, walleye, crappie, and yellow perch can still be caught in frigid…
News & Tips: Snap Jigging vs Finesse Fishing - More Than One Way to Jig a Jig...
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Snap Jigging vs Finesse Fishing - More Than One Way to Jig a Jig

November 18, 2014
Leadhead jigs are a mainstay of bass and walleye anglers, especially during the spring and fall, when the water is cold.  For river anglers like me, jigs becoming increasingly effective as fall…
News & Tips: Why You Need St. Croix’s Legend X  — The Muscle Car of Fly Rods for Battling the Big Boys...
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Why You Need St. Croix’s Legend X — The Muscle Car of Fly Rods for Battling the Big Boys

October 23, 2014
Having had the chance to test St. Croix’s Legend X fly rod in a variety of venues during the past several months, I can say it’s one sleek fly rod.  If it had four wheels it would be a muscle car,…
News & Tips: Do You Know Which Fish Species Hears the Best?...
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Do You Know Which Fish Species Hears the Best?

October 9, 2014
Tips on how anglers can use sound to their advantage. Unlike humans, fish have two sensors for detecting sound: the inner ear and the lateral line. These two systems work independently of each other…
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3 Ways to Heavy Up Your Muskie and Northern Pike Fishing Gear

October 6, 2014
Fishing northern waters is nothing like bass fishing. The fish are picky, and where they’re at one day isn’t necessarily where they’re at the next. The same goes for presentation and lures. What…
News & Tips: Lunkerhunt Lunker Frog - Such a Realistic Fishing Lure It Makes Bass Go Berserk...
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Lunkerhunt Lunker Frog - Such a Realistic Fishing Lure It Makes Bass Go Berserk

October 3, 2014
Ask anglers to describe their favorite fishing technique and the consensus will unanimously land on topwater. Prod a little further and most will disclose an affinity for tossing frogs. The looks…