Gear

January 17, 2019
Okay, we’ll admit that among all the different sorts of fishing gear out there, landing nets probably come in dead last for generating awe, inspiring gasps, or creating those must-have yearnings. But…
January 10, 2019
You say you've read Five Tips for Choosing a New Fishfinder, you've picked out a new unit, you have a boat sitting in the driveway, and you want to be able to see those stripers from 1000 yards away…
December 27, 2018
The winter winds are howling, snow is piling up in drifts, sub-zero temperatures have made it almost impossible to fish. Almost. Naturally, you would be out there anyway. But something has forced you…
December 5, 2018
Any list of the five best fishing lures of all time must include: Bucktails Spoons Soft Plastic Jigs Marabou Jigs Topwater Plugs If you want to start a brawl, try bad-mouthing Old Bay in a…
November 20, 2018
We hate to admit that recent changes in the weather may end this fall's striper bite sooner rather than later (check out the Fishing Reports, if you haven't been keeping tabs on it), but those of you…
November 11, 2018
Alternative facts may help people get elected to office or bend the arc of political history, but when it comes to fishing gear the TRUTH is testable. Yet still, despite the provability of the…
September 25, 2018
You want to find out how well designed and built an outboard motor like the Suzuki DF25A really is? Then mount one on a heavy 16-foot boat and spend three full seasons using it at least once or twice…
September 9, 2018
You may think we've covered all the bases with our Award Winning Fishing Gear from ICAST and Yet More Hot New Gear from ICAST articles, but you'd be wrong. This week, folks, we have still more…
August 27, 2018
A few weeks back we brought you a selection of the cool new award winning fishing gear from ICAST, and now, here's a selection of some of the other interesting items which we think you'll want to…
August 8, 2018
A few weeks ago we showed you some of the hot new fishing gear introduced this summer, in New Fishing Gear Introduced at ICAST: Garmin Panoptix Livescope Wins, but this included a mere fraction of…
August 2, 2018
Here's some kayak fishing gear we've come across recently which paddling anglers of all types will find of interest. Kayak fishing requires a selection of tools specific to their jobs. Merrell…
July 27, 2018
Whether you prefer chasing trophy stripers on a kayak or sinking baits to the bottom for tidal blue catfish behemoths, choosing the best fishing line can be a tough call. Those of you who fish…
July 25, 2018
In our never-ending quest to bring you news of the latest and greatest fishing gear, we went to the ICAST show in Orlando, Florida this summer and saw all the cool goodies on display including the…
July 13, 2018
Fluorocarbon leader has become a must-have in many fisheries, especially those in clear water for species with keen eyesight, such as when you chunk for tuna. But, how do you know if a fluorocarbon…
June 29, 2018
Choosing the best fishing rod is no small task – walk through the door of any tackle shop, and you’ll be confronted with almost endless options. So, what should you base your decisions on? We’ll…
May 11, 2018
Two months ago we brought you Fishboat Upgrades Part One: New Electronics, last month it was Fishboat Upgrades Part II: New Outboard Engines, and this month in part III of the series, we'll cover…
May 4, 2018
I once tried to chunk for tuna with a rod I paid $20 for at K-mart, even as my buddy told me I was nuts. The rod broke, the fish got away, and I was forced to admit I’d made a spectacularly stupid…
April 13, 2018
Mercury has rolled out a new 3.4L V6 Mercury FourStroke outboard engine line including 175 horsepower, 200 horsepower, and 225 horsepower versions, to complement its line of Verado outboard engines.…