July 2014

Fishhound Ranks Top 50 Crappie Fishing Waters

Fishhound recently released its Top 50 and Top 10 crappie fishing locations lists. To build the list Fishound called upon  fishing Crappie experts from across the country, and its own staff to build the list.  In addition,   pro anglers and fishing educators Ronnie Capps, Russ Bailey, Kyle Schoenherr and Brian Brosdahl,  T.J. Stallings and Crappie Now magazine also contributed to the effort.
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Fish Recipes – Down South Fish Batter Recipes

By Wendy Pan - Fish batter recipes are by far the best when combined with a lean, textured fish. Varieties including Cat fish, Cod, Flounder, Haddock, and Perch are the most recognizable and the most chosen selection by consumers. Depending on the type of fish you intend to use, there are batter recipes that compliment each fillet and produce a wonderful combination of flavor and texture.
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The Reel Truth: What You Need To Know About Today’s Reelz

By Neil Dootson – The information provided in this article is based in my own research and does not reflect the views of any other person or company. The reels spoken of in this article and the issues I have found with them are not a direct reference to any specific reel manufacturer. With that being said, all the information contained within is strictly from my years of experience
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Poll Shows Beer Is Americans’ Adult Beverage of Choice This Year

By Lydia Saad (Gallup Inc.) As they have for most of the past two decades, Americans who drink alcohol choose beer over wine and liquor as the type of alcohol they imbibe most often. This year, 41% of U.S. drinkers report they typically drink beer; 31% name wine and 23% name liquor. At 41%, Americans’ current preference for beer is among the highest Gallup has recorded since beer
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Dave Mercer Talks Casting Strategy with EZ Angler

Facts of Fishing host Dave Mercer talks with EZ Angler at ICAST 2014 about his top two tips for anglers.  
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Randy Howell On Being an EZ Angler and the Livingston Lures’ Howeller

Randy Howell, at ICAST 2014 talks about being an EZ Angler and Livingston Lure’s Howeller bait, which he won the 2014 Bassmaster Classic with. The Howeller Dream Master Classic, a medium-diving Pro Series crankbait, creates savage strikes from freshwater game fish with a patented combination of sound technology, visual triggers, and realistic swimming action. Livingston’s
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2015 Chevrolet and GMC Pickups, SUVs to Offer 8-Speed Transmission

This week, Chevrolet and GMC have confirmed a new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models equipped with the 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8. The GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed is approximately the same size and weight as the Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic. Its 7.0 overall gear ratiospread is
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ICAST 2014 “Best in Show” Highlights

By EZ Angler Crew: Each year at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) the Best In Show takes the spotlight with established and new brands bringing products to the forefront to receive industry-wide recognition. This year 253 companies entered gear in 24 “Best of Show” categories in the New Product Showcase. EZ Angler congratulates the 2014 winners and here is the
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Consistent Co-Angler

By John Boudreau The topic of having consistent success from the back of the boat is one that has many layers. As far as co-anglers in the tournament scene are concerned, we are all familiar with who typically places at (or near) the top on most days. Many people often wonder, “How do you get to be one of those recognized co-anglers?” Depending on the type of tournaments you fish, it could
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