Category Archives: Fishing Tackle & Outdoor Gear Reviews

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4 Baitcasting Rod Bargains Too Good to Pass Up

4 Outstanding Baitcasting Rods on the Cheap If you’ve been following our website lately, you may have seen our feature post on what we feel are 4 of the best budget low-profile baitcasting reels currently available. These baitcasters deliver exceptional performance and value, especially if you are working with a ...
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Reel Deal: 4 Top Budget Low-Profile Baitcasting Reels Reviewed

Baitcasting reels play an important role in sportfishing despite the popularity and proliferation of spinning reels. They are the go-to choice for anglers who need or want more control over the reel, better casting accuracy/distance with heavier lines and lures, higher gearing and more cranking power. They are the ideal ...
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The Penn International VI Series: Improving on a Classic Reel

The Penn International series is widely regarded as one of the best big game conventional reels on the market. This is nothing new either, as the International Series has been regarded as the premier casting reel since the original series debuted more than 50 years ago. Anyone in the market ...
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These Top-Rated Ice Fishing Boots Will Make Your Feet Happy

Our Favorite Top-Rated Ice Fishing Boots Winter’s been here for some time now, and while most of the people like to stay indoors, hobbyist fishing experts know better. The idea of fishing in chilly waters – and that too during the peak of the cold season seems like a daunting ...
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Reel to Reel: Shimano Saragosa SW vs Penn Slammer III

Ok, so you are ready to step up from your current go-to saltwater spinner reel to a reel that offers better quality, performance and corrosion protection. Sooner or later we all get there as our needs or expectations (or both) evolve and catch up to our passion for saltwater fishing ...
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5 Best Surf Rods for the Money

Surf fishing from a sandy shoreline is definitely one of the most exciting forms of fishing. But it's also different than other types of fishing and, in many ways is more demanding, on both the angler and the tackle. Take the wrong equipment with you to the beach and you ...
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Best 4-Kayak Trailer: The Malone Microsport Kayak Trailer

Malone MicroSport Kayak Trailer Reviewed Like most of us who spend any time kayaking or canoeing, you have probably already discovered that it is not so easy or fun loading your kayak or canoe on top of your car or SUV and then having to unload it, often by yourself ...
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The Minn Kota Talon Shallow Water Anchor System Reviewed

Talon, an Anchor Made for Skinny Water Fishing Whether you plan to fish freshwater or saltwater, the Minn Kota Talon is the perfect piece of hardware to mount on the rear of the boat for those planned stealth fishing trips. The Minn Kota Talon is a shallow-water anchoring system powered ...
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Parsun vs Mercury vs Tohatsu: Three 20 HP 4-Stroke Outboard Values

Three 20 Horsepower 4-Stroke Bargains Reviewed and Compared *Last updated: 10-20-17 The 20 HP outboard motor is a popular choice for anglers and boaters - and for good reasons. An outboard engine in the 20 HP class provides enough power for most small to medium-sized, and even some large, recreational ...
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Boat Shoes Aren’t Just for Boating Anymore

On Deck or Around Town, Boat Shoes Are In High-quality boat shoes are available in many different styles, colors, and materials including leather, canvas, and suede. They have evolved significantly since first appearing on the market in the mid-30s. Today you no longer need to own a boat to enjoy ...
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6 Top High-End Outdoor Coolers Rated

6 High-Quality Coolers for Fishing, Hunting, Camping and Everything Else Outdoors Fishing, like many other outdoor recreational activities, requires a fair amount of equipment to help ensure you get the most from the experience. An often-overlooked piece of hardware is a portable ice cooler. Whether it’s for keeping your catch ...
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5 Best Electric Trolling Motors for Your Money

5 Electric Trolling Motors Worth Your Dollars Looking for the best trolling motor for the best price possible for your small to medium size fishing boat, inflatable boat or fishing kayak? There’s plenty of great trolling motors available for reasonable prices, and even affordable options can offer a wide range ...
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