Pursuit OS 445

Pursuit’s picture window. By Alan Wendt Cruising along the St. Clair River just north of Detroit, I’m in awe of the estate homes and their megalithic picture windows. Photos Courtesy of Pursuit A parade of Great Lakes freighters, gleaming yachts and the procession of dayboats is a relaxing reward passed along generation to generation. This […]

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Monofilament vs Fluorocarbon: How to Choose the Right Leader Material

One of the questions we are asked very frequently goes something like this: “So, which is better, monofilament or fluorocarbon?” Unfortunately, the answer is more complex than many of you may think. Like so many other aspects of tackle, proper leader selection is a result of several different factors. If you’re looking for a “yes […]

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Plano Expands EDGE Tackle Storage Line

EDGE series continues to solve anglers’ storage problems one box at a time. With a mission to solve every angler’s storage problems, Plano has expanded their line of EDGE boxes offering even more customization and storage options to their already award-winning offerings. With input from anglers and pros alike, the newest expansions include added solutions […]

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Ugly Stik Ugly Tuff Landing Nets

Ugly Stik Ugly Tuff Landing Net When the toughest tools, accessories and equipment are needed – Ugly Stik delivers. The new Ugly Stik Ugly Tuff Landing Nets are worthy of the Ugly Stik name and will withstand any battle with the toughest fish in the lake.  Available in three sizes: small, medium and large, the Ugly […]

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Industry Insider: West Marine

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Berkley Releases the Money Badger Crankbait

Berkley Money Badger Expanding on its stellar line of hard baits, Berkley announces the addition of the highly versatile, multispecies Money Badger crankbait. Designed to excel in casting and trolling, the Money Badger also boasts a clicking sound profile that helps to deliver sound and action. This compact bait delivers a rod shaking, tail-thumping and […]

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Pro Tips for Rigging Diamond Jigs and Teasers

You have to love a rig that works as well in the surf for stripers as it does dropping deep for cod and black sea bass. Jon Whittle Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Diamond jigs […]

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Berkley Introduces PowerBait Bonefish and Curly Bones

Berkley PowerBait Bonefish and Curly Bones New PowerBait MaxScent bait adds claws to a ned-style presentation giving anglers even more ways to catch fish COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 20, 2022) – Berkley PowerBait infused baits are designed to give fish the exact flavor they crave, giving anglers more time to feel the fish bite and set the […]

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Dustin Connell – Featured on Bass Edge Radio

WILDWOOD, Mo. – Bass Edge Radio interviews 2022 2-Time MLF/Bass Pro Tour Champion Dustin Connell as the featured angler in their latest podcast presented by Megaware KeelGuard.  Show hosts Aaron Martin and Kurt Dove discuss with Dustin the best strategies to Win Bass Pro Tour events, smallmouth fishing on Cayuga lake and how it may translate to catching […]

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Penn HD Line Winder

Easily spool up conventional and baitcasting reels. Courtesy Penn/Pure Fishing Inc. BUY NOW Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Penn’s HD Line Winder eases the task of spooling up conventional and baitcasting reels. The heavy-duty corrosion-resistant frame has rubber feet […]

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Berkley PowerBait MaxScent Lil’ Super Trooper Arrives on the Scene

Expanding on its popular line of tournament winning PowerBait MaxScent soft baits, the team at Berkley Labs continues to offer anglers new and innovative fish-catching shapes. The newest addition is the crazy cousin of the already popular Berkley PowerBait MaxScent Lil’ Trooper, the new Berkley PowerBait MaxScent Lil’ Super Trooper, which gives anglers a separate […]

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Plano Introduces the New Ice Rod Transport 38

Plano Ice Rod Transport 38 The new lightweight, innovative EVA foam storage solution for ice anglers. Built with the quality that protects your passion, now ice anglers have a high-density lightweight storage solution for all of their ice equipment. Whether it’s off-season storage or loading up to head out on the ice, the Plano Ice […]

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Northland – Gamakatsu Football Jig for Ned Size Plastics

Northland teams with Gamakatsu to create the ultra-sharp Elite Series Finesse Football Jig for building combos or pairing with Ned-sized plastics Bemidji, MN (September 1, 2022) – Whether you’re on a natural lake, river, or reservoir, it’s common knowledge that rock, gravel, wood, and hard-bottom areas attract both brown and green bass in numbers and […]

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New Madeye Crank from SPRO

SPRO®, a world leader in fishing tackle innovation, is making more waves in the walleye scene. SPRO’s Madeye Shad is a 55mm tight-wobbling, boot-tailed crankbait that will tempt the biggest walleyes on local rivers, natural lakes and big waters. Its natural profile works even for the most reluctant fish. The Madeye Shad’s tight action represents […]

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New Freshwater and Inshore Reel from Diawa

Diawa Monocoque Technology for Under $200 Daiwa’s new Procyon MQ LT brings freshwater and inshore anglers cutting-edge design features at an affordable price Cypress, CA (September 8, 2022) – Now redesigned for a higher level of performance, the Daiwa Procyon MQ LT spinning reel family is back for freshwater and inshore applications. From speckled trout, […]

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Snapper Quest

When Jason Arnold isn’t holding a camera, he’ll pick up a fishing rod with the goal of catching another new species of snapper, as he is doing here in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. Jim Hendricks More than 100 species of snapper swim in waters around the world, and few people have caught more of them […]

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Daiwa Ever Green Pencil Lures New Array of Colors

With six additional colors, these topwaters speak softly but spark big strikes. Cypress, CA (September 1, 2022) – Sometimes you want a lot of splash, noise and frenzy on the surface. Sometimes you don’t. It’s the later scenario where Daiwa’s Ever Green JT-95 and JT-115 excel. Silent pencil baits that cast a mile, call in […]

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Dale Stewart of Seether balances touring with a fishing life

Catchy Tunes Rock bassist Dale Stewart of Seether balances touring with a fishing life. Rock stars have a reputation for being a little weird, passionate, and a touch rebellious. Bassist Dale Stewart of the rock band Seether likes to fish. Okay, that’s not weird, millions like to fish. But the 42-year-old can’t just chill before […]

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The Best Permit Fishing Records of All Time

For some anglers, a permit is a dream catch. The hard-fighting fish is tough to handle no matter its size. Below, check out the top current world records for this bucket-list species. There’s just something about sight casting to a large permit cruising crystalline water. Swimming just below the surface in the flats or other […]

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