November 2014

Why Do Hunters Make Good Anglers

Jim Vitaro, owner of the The Hawg Trough discusses the correlation between hunting and fishing and how understanding and being in tune with nature provides greater angling knowledge. The Hawg Trough (www.thehawgtroughs.com)
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Wintertime Cranking on Deep, Rocky Lakes

By Ryan Heilmann -  When you mention the use of crankbaits, most anglers think of this as a spring and summertime technique,  but bass love it in the winter also. Cranking in the winter can produce big bags, and can catch a good number of fish. Used correctly, crankbaits are a versatile bait that will catch fish any time of the year. Sometimes the color matters, sometime it’s the depth that
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St. Croix Introduces the Triump X Rod Series

St. Croix Rod, continuing its work to embrace the coolness factor has introduced the visually alluring, even radical in appearance, Triumph X rod series rods. the company says that before the vibrant, airbrushed colors visually distinguish Triumph X from surrounding rods on the rack, technology and decades of advanced St. Croix engineering underpin its stature. Beneath the striking
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Fat Head Hunter IPA

Ohio-based Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon presents one of the most  memorable IPAs we have had the pleasure of tasting. Truly with a west coast spin Fat Head Hunter IPA presents a perfect copper color with good clarity. After pouring, the beer settles with a solid foamy white head.  Immediately the strong tropical aroma can easily be inhaled with hints of pineapple, grapefruit, mango, lime,
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EZ Angler Featured Wading Babe Faun Collins

If you are into some serious catfishing and are in tune with the catfishing world, you may already be familiar with Faun Collins. She is one of the featured ladies that grace the pages of Bare Knuckle Babes, which spotlights beautiful women who want to bring world-wide notice to the sport of Catfish Noodling, fishing, and hunting. Just as described in her BKB profile, Faun is a hardcore lover
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Fishing A Jig In The Cold of Winter

By Dan Wells - Jigs will catch fish 12 months out of the year however the cold water period is when a jig can really shine! When the water temps are at their lowest during the winter many bass only eat once every few days and they prefer a meal they don’t have to work hard for and provides a large amount of protein, what better then a slow moving crawdad. A jig mimics a crawdad better than
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Ten Tips and Tactics for Tremendous Redfish Trips

By Capt. Terry Lacoss  – Selecting the proper fishing tackle, lures and employing the proper retrieve are key when targeting redfish holding at a variety of saltwater habitats.  Read my ten top redfish tactics. During the early days of red fishing the #1 redfish tactic included fishing dead on the bottom with heavy terminal fishing tackle and a large chunk of cut bait barbed to a stout
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Beginner Tips for Northern Pike Ice Fishing

By Jay Bryce Pike are popular quarry of ice fishermen. Though they are primarily pursued with tip ups, baited with live minnows or suckers, they can be taken with rod and reel, either jigging or fishing with bait. Most fishermen use a fairly large hook, such as a No. 1 or No. 2 short shanked single hook or a No. 1 or No. 1/0 treble attached to a steel leader one to three feet long. The steel
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Frabill Introduces New Combos

Just in time for the big freeze, the intelligent ice interpreters at Frabill have this season’s ice fishing all wrapped up. Well… so to speak. The actual fishing is up to you. But the gear you take with you? That’s on our backs. Behold the new Frabill Promos: three technique-specific ice-fishing kits, each combining two distinct rod and reel combos with a tough and
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