fbpx
Monday, March 25, 2019
I have attended the ATA show for over 25 years, and in all that time I have never seen any category of gear advance more quickly than crossbows have in the last half-decade or so. Innovations in vertical...
Whether you’re vacation plans are for Disney World or Rio de Janeiro, there’s always somewhere to fish. But getting tackle to your destination can be a chore. Long, plastic airline tubes often aren’t large enough for your favorite...
People ask me questions about the fly gear I use all the time. Believe me, I’ve used tons. Every angler, however, has at least a few pieces in their arsenal that stand out, or come to be relied...
We have a tendency to use words to death, to the point where they lose their meaning, and foremost among these is iconic. Today, if something works reasonably well and keeps our attention for 15 minutes, it’s “iconic.” The dictionary...
We’ve come a long way from the cane pole and bobber. So, too, have the manufacturers of fishing gear, whether it’s a bomb­proof reel, a cooler built like a brick outhouse, or a portable sonar for a kayak....
I recently traveled to Palatine Lake, N.J., to do a story about bass pro Mike Iaconelli, who is a fanatical organizer of tackle. “It really helps with time management,” he told me, as he showed me around his...
Modern reels are engineered for performance. From lighter materials to stronger drags to the guts of a reel, manufacturers are constantly striving to improve what happens when we cast and retrieve. These new reels offer high-tech casting control,...
Earlier this summer a bunch of other outdoor writers and I got a professional lesson on how to find fish using side-scan sonar. We were down in Florida, just ahead of the ICAST show, on a two-day Johnson...
Swimbaits hold a special place in the hearts of anglers. They’re big, they have a wide array of designs and they’re often intricately detailed. But above all, they’re main purpose is to catch the biggest fish in the...
Why do blades adorn so many different lures designed to catch so many different types of fish? Three reasons: flash, vibration, and sound. It doesn’t matter if it’s the tiny teardrop of a walleye spinner or the massive...

POPULAR POSTS

MY FAVORITES

I'M SOCIAL

14,747FansLike
14,742FollowersFollow
1,408FollowersFollow
10,562SubscribersSubscribe