Fight Back Against Sea Lions

Some sea lions, such as this large male in Marina Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, have become brazen in the pursuit of easy meals, even begging. Jim Hendricks Sea lions are the bane of West Coast saltwater anglers. The wily pinnipeds have learned that a hooked fish provides an easy meal. So, they loiter around fishing […]

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The Benefits of Wading Belts In the Surf

Z-Belt Gen 2Designed by Luke Znosko to alleviate the back pain from carrying a packed-to-the-gills plug bag over his shoulder, he combined the features of a surfcasting belt made of nylon webbing with a neoprene weightlifting belt to create a surf belt that provides lumbar support for long outings in the surf. A roller locking […]

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NOAA, Partners Working on Recovery of Oregon Coast Coho Salmon

Image via NOAA Fisheries. Federal fisheries officials, working with collaborators in the private-public Oregon Coast Coho Partnership, are expressing optimism on restoring healthy coho salmon runs to the Oregon coast through science driven restoration and sound watershed management. This includes efforts to uphold Native American tribal fishing rights. Coho salmon populations on the Oregon coast, […]

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Moustache Triggerfish on a Fly

The tide is falling. Spring tide was three days ago, and you’ve been waiting for this day. Nothing but hot-white sand, warm shallow waters, and a clear sky on the horizon. The three blend, and it’s hard to tell the difference between water, sand, and sun, even with your sunglasses. You grip your rod gently. […]

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The LIVETARGET LIVE SHRIMP Embodies Match-the-Hatch Perfection

The LIVETARGET LIVE SHRIMP Embodies Match-the-Hatch Perfection Meet the Only Shrimp that Looks AND Acts Alive at ICAST 2022 Inshore waters offer boundless opportunities. Here, uncountable numbers of redfish, snook, speckled sea trout, and flounder feast upon a bounty of menhaden, mullet, crabs, and more. Swimming within these saline waters, hiding within the grasses, and […]

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222 Offshore Australia Class 1 Update: Three Questions For Peter “Muddy” McGrath

<!– Racing: 222 Offshore Australia Class 1 Update: Three Questions For Peter “Muddy” McGrath –> Like all teams in the Union Internationale Motonautique Class 1 World Championship Series produced by P1 Offshore/Powerboat P1, 222 Offshore Australia hasn’t competed since July 3 Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix. The team is in Michigan City, Ind., this weekend for […]

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New Fishing Gear for 2022

The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) is a blur of excitement and chaos, bringing together many of today’s top fishing tackle, electronics, and apparel manufacturers. Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, lots of major players in the fresh- and saltwater fishing industries are there to showcase new products. […]

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Cascone’s Worm

Aron Cascone is an enigmatic captain: private by nature, dedicated to his clients, and a perfectionist at heart. If you’re someone who can match his remarkable intelligence, you will have a fierce friend. He’s also a pilgrim soul, sometimes wandering from place to place in search of a better bite. Orvis-endorsed for years now, Cascone […]

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TowBoatUS opens Upper Rappahannock location

An underserved portion of the Rappahannock River now has professional 24/7 on-water towing and assistance coverage with the opening of TowBoatUS Upper Rappahannock. “We can now respond faster to a vessel breakdown than we could have from our Gwynn’s Island or Reedville TowBoatUS locations,” says Capt. Chris Parker, who operates the three in addition to TowBoatUS […]

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Fishing for Snook and Specks in the Fall

Find warmer water temperatures this fall, and your chances for lunker snook skyrocket. Adrian Gray I do not like the cold. I tend to get grumpy when it’s cold. OK, grumpier. When it is cold, my hands start to ache, my ears burn, and I get that uncomfortable shiver down my back. I become lethargic […]

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Fishing in Savannah, GA Guide

Fishing in Savannah, GA offers anglers nearly endless opportunities — especially if they rent a boat in Savannah or enlist the help of fishing charters. The city itself is surrounded by multiple waterways that enjoy spectacular inshore fishing action and sitting right on the Atlantic coast, you can even enjoy deep sea fishing in Savannah, […]

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Who Should Pay for the Fuel When You’re Chartering a Fishing Trip?

High gas prices affect how often anglers go fishing, or if they can afford a trip with their favorite captain. file photo Gas prices are high. But they’ve also dropped recently, and we can only hope that trend continues. Still, today’s pump prices are tough on the boater. Gas prices might not be too noticeable […]

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The Peanut Bunker Boom

August begins a transitionary time for striped bass along the Massachusetts coast. Where the early part of the summer is focused around finding bass on larger bait (menhaden, mackerel, squid, herring) August ushers in the age of the peanut bunker. The good news is that if you find stripers on said bait, they’ll be eating. […]

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New Mimic Minnow Swim Jig from Northland Fishing Tackle

BEMIDJI, MN (July 1, 2022) – Swimbait fishing has its origins on the southern reservoirs of California. Back in the 80’s, anglers learned to mimic the looks and locomotion of trout. Why? Like stripers on mid-state reservoirs, gigantic black bass realize the full-meal-deal these stocked fish provide. Over time, bassers around the country applied the […]

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SpiderWire Dura Braid Wins Fishing Line Category

ICAST 2022, SpiderWire DuraBraid takes home the trophy for Best of Category in Fishing Line – a reputable feat after being introduced at ICAST in 2021. SpiderWire DuraBraid continues to impress anglers that demand high performance as the most abrasion-resistant conventional braided line on the market. Now this popular braided line is available in Hi-Vis Yellow. SpiderWire […]

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How to Protect Your Boat Trailer from Corrosion

This project is best undertaken in low-humidity conditions with air temperatures in the 55- to 82- degree F range. Avoid rainy or high-humidity days. Tim Barker Rust never sleeps, and nowhere is this more apparent than on a steel boat trailer. Be it painted or galvanized, dunked in fresh water or the briny, steel trailers eventually […]

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New Topwater Bait from Z-Man HellraiZer

Groundbreaking Z-Man® HellraiZer™ carves out radical new topwater category HellraiZer To harness the sound and action of a ChatterBait® bladed jig and to transfer its pent-up energy straight to the surface . . . No one knows for sure when Ron Davis first envisioned his original surface slashing ChatterBait. That includes Davis himself, whose workshop […]

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Two sailors’ epic eastbound journey halfway around the globe

A double-handed passage from Turkey to Seattle was an adventurous solution for Peter and Ginger Niemann Departure time is a time of optimism for Ginger and me. All the stress of decision making and the work of planning and provisioning is behind us, and we are almost always full of good hope for an upcoming […]

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Brunswick reports ‘exceptional performance’ in Q2

Brunswick Corporation recently reported results for the second quarter of 2022. “For the second quarter, we delivered our first ever quarter with $300 million of adjusted operating earnings, and together with record revenue and EPS, continued our trend of exceptional performance in a challenging macro-economic landscape. We maintained our strong focus on cost control and […]

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ICAST 2022 Best of Show Award Winners

ICAST Edition By Tackle Warehouse | updated July 2022 The votes are in… shop the 2022 ICAST Best of Show Awards now! Be sure to also check out the Tackle Warehouse Viewer’s Choice Awards – Coming Soon! Shimano Stella FK Spinning Reel | Best Freshwater Reel | ICAST 2022 2022 ICAST Award Winner Best Freshwater Reel Upgraded […]

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