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We spotted Seigler Reels at the 2017 ICAST fishing tackle trade show, and immediately liked them. Why? Number one, Siegler offers a lifetime (lifetime!) warranty on all their reels. Number two, even with the lifetime warranty, they aren't ridiculously expensive. Number three, they're manufactured right down the road in Burgess, VA. (That's near…
August 17, 2017
Penn Conflict spinning reels have been around for a while, but new for 2017 is the Penn Conflict II. Penn says they've improved this reel in a number of ways, but perhaps most impressive is that this…
August 16, 2017
Competitive angers had better look out, because the Woman's Offshore Alliance (WOA, for short) is now entering fishing tournaments in this neck of the woods. And although their tournament debut in…
August 14, 2017
Fishermen are amazingly creative when it comes to rigging baits. There are several methods to rig ballyhoo on circle hooks, and they all may work. However, the “X rig” stands apart from the pack—it’s…
August 10, 2017
Before you put a bait on a hook, you’ll have to go and catch it—and that’s why last month in Hit the Spot Part I, we looked into how to catch live spot. But now, it’s time to turn those little…
August 10, 2017
You can get lucky when fishing with bait or dragging lures through open water—even a blind squirrel finds a nut now and again—but when it comes to fly fishing in saltwater, experience and know-how…
August 9, 2017
The 2017 White Marlin Open has hit the mid-week stage, and the inlet was an absolute mad-house this afternoon as all 297 boats that fished today seemed to hit the beach at the same time. We did a…
August 7, 2017
Sportsman fishing boats have only been around for about five years, yet center consoles like the new Sportsman Heritage 251 have already made a mark on the industry. That's what happens when a pair…
August 2, 2017
Combining the best of the classics with the height of modernity is no easy chore, but it’s exactly what Judge Yachts does with the Chesapeake 36. Looking at this boat is akin to jamming a rock and…
August 2, 2017
Here at FishTalk we don't like to merely take a manufacturer's words at face value - we want to put it to the test - so when Berkley said their new PowerBait Max Scent put a stronger scent cloud into…