Fishing Gear and Fishing Tackle Reviews

Fishing gear and fishing tackle reviews, tests, and articles including fishing rods, fishing reels, fishing lures, fishing line, kayak fishing equipment, and all other types of new fishing gear is covered, as well as tackle maintenance and proper use.

July 23, 2022
Yeti, Dometic, Engel, Otter Box, and Pelican, prepare yourself to enter the Thermal Thunderdome and compete in a killer cooler cage match for super coolers. Like it or not, in our gladiatorial arena…
July 15, 2022
Tackle manufacturers keep up a steady stream of new and improved products, and we keep bringing you the latest and the greatest as quickly as we can. Last month we told you about some cool new…
May 3, 2022
Welcome to this month's mini-quiz, brought to you by the folks at Dangle Lures. Last month our challenge was a crossword puzzle, and the winner of the Dangle Lures prize-pack was Anthony Gruber of…
April 25, 2022
We try to cover cool new fishing gear as it hits the streets, and as FishTalk reader know, nothing related to fishing is out of bounds. For the upcoming summer of 2022 we have four totally awesome…
April 2, 2022
It's time to check out some hot new fishing gear, folks! Furuno Fish It and Drift It The new Fish It and Drift It features from Furuno will are designed to help you catch more fish. Does raw…
March 17, 2022
Whether you're dedicated to Chesapeake Bay fishing or you enjoy casting in sweet-water for species like largemouth bass or rainbow trout, on thing is for sure: we all love checking out cool new…
February 9, 2022
Ready to check out a bunch of hot new fishing gear and boating goodies? Here's some of the cool stuff we've been checking out for 2022. Check out Tinman's shad darts when you want bigger lures, but…
February 5, 2022
Anyone who enjoys Chesapeake Bay fishing loves the Bay, which covers 4480 square miles, has a shoreline of 11,684 miles, and holds more than 15 trillion gallons of brackish water. Picking the locks…
January 10, 2022
Doing a marine electronics upgrade for your boat can have a major impact, and marine electronics manufacturers have been busy — very busy — with 2022 new product introductions. So, we decided to…
December 27, 2021
It starts out innocently enough since you don’t need a trolling motor on your center console boat, and you have a Jon boat with a trolling motor for fishing the piers and rivers for white perch with…
December 19, 2021
You need to find some fishing books that are good winter reads to get you through the chilly months of the year? Here are a few cool new picks for armchair angling. Bange's book on fly fishing…
November 21, 2021
Last winter’s CCA Pickerel Tournament was a turning point for me in my fishing and tackle craft. I have known for a while that rabbit fur streamers were excellent for fly fishing for largemouth bass…
November 19, 2021
Ready to check out some cool new fishing gear from the likes of Shimano, Humminbird, and Pelagic? Whether you're trying to find that perfect holiday gift for an angler you love or just juice up your…
November 7, 2021
I learned to fly fish while targeting smallmouth bass in the upper Potomac River. I caught most of them on a store-bought size-four Gaines Bass King popper made with a cork body, flashy enamel paint…
September 16, 2021
Whether you're looking to find the best fishing reels you can buy for "X" dollars or you need a sweet new snakehead lure, we've gotcha covered. Check out these cool new fishing goodies, asap. The…
August 17, 2021
The world's largest fishing tackle trade show, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, took place this summer in Orlando, FL. This is the event where all…
July 20, 2021
If you're in search of some hot new fishing gear for the summer of 2021, check out these three top picks. We've spent the past many months looking at and testing this stuff, so you know what will…
June 20, 2021
Do you think you know the facts about monofilament versus braid fishing line? Fishing is one of those topics where opinion and conjecture are often debated as though they were fact. But accepting…