Category Archives: Tackle/Gear Reviews & Guides

We review and spotlight fishing tackle and related outdoor gear to arm you with the information you need to help you make an educated buying decision. You’ll also find here well-researched and comprehensive buyers’ guides on a wide range of fishing equipment and products so that you will have a clear understanding of what qualities and features are most important for a particular type of gear.

angler on fishing boat with bow mounted electric trolling motor

5 Best Electric Trolling Motors for Your Money

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

Review: Deeper Smart Sonar PRO+ vs FishHunter Directional 3D Wireless Fish Finder

Deeper Pro Plus vs FishHunter 3D Head to Head Small enough to fit in your tackle box or pocket for that matter, smart portable fish finders are expanding the possibilities for anyone who enjoys recreational fishing. These versatile, mini fishing sonars are leveling the playing field for those of us ...
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best watch for fishing

Quality Time on the Water: The Citizen BN0151-09L Promaster Diver Watch

I've had a love affair with watches since the time I also discovered another one of my great passions - fishing. To be honest, I am a wristwatch fanatic. It started around the time I was about 8 years old, shortly after I was introduced to the wonderful world of angling ...
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offshore big game casting reel

8 Types of Fishing Reels Most Commonly Used

 8 Most Used Types of Fishing Reels by Anglers Most of us who are involved with recreational fishing know what a reel is and the basics of what it does. However, we have many types of fishing reels, used for different types of fishing or situations. You might be asking yourself, ...
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perception pescador pilot 12.0 pedal drive fishing kayak

This Pescador Is a Conquistador in the Water

The Perception Pescador Pilot 12.0 is the newest member of Perception’s famed Pescador line of fishing kayaks, representing one of the most affordable sit-on-top peddle kayaks on the market today. In fact, it is several hundred dollars cheaper than its kayak fishing competitors, although it isn’t lacking in either features ...
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best saltwater spinning reel for the money

Top 3 Saltwater Spinning Reels on a Budget

3 Best Budget Saltwater Spinning Reels for Your Money Your fishing reel is a critical piece of tackle; in fact, one could argue it is the most important of all the equipment you need for success at fishing. Sure, there are other tackle that are important too, such as your ...
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boat fishing with powerray fishfinder underwater drone

Underwater Drones: Will Sport Fishing Ever Be the Same?

When thinking about drones, the first thing that could come to mind is a small device that looks like a helicopter flying around, being controlled by a person with a gigantic remote control. This type of technology has been around for quite a while already, and it is now incredibly ...
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Braided Fishing Line vs Mono – Which is Better?

Braid vs Mono: Which is the Better Fishing Line? It has become one of the longest on-going debates between anglers for some time now – which is better, monofilament or braided fishing line? Depending on who you talk to, the answer to this question can vary greatly. Some, typically veteran ...
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