Rapala DT Available in New Ike’s Custom Ink Colors

From the tattoo parlor to the bait shop, the Rapala DT series is ready to roll up a sleeve and show off four fresh, new Ike’s Custom Ink colors – Girlfriend, Rasta, Mule and Bruise.Designed personally by Michael “Ike” Iaconelli, the Ike’s Custom Ink colors are some of Ike’s secrets, he says “using something different, something unique, to catch more
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Yamaha’s New VMAX SHO 250, 225 and 200 Horsepower Outboards

Yamaha Marine Group launched a four-stroke outboard that can outperform the VMAX Series 2 and promises to revolutionize power in the bass and flats fishing realm. Called the Yamaha VMAX SHO, the family of outboards comprises 250, 225 and 200 horsepower versions. “With the VMAX SHO, Yamaha has done what everyone said couldn’t be done,” said Ben Speciale, Yamaha Marine Group
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UFO Hefeweizen

Massachusettes –based Harppon Brewery’s UFO Hefeweizen is an American unfiltered wheat beer. This  beer pours a hazy, golden with a white ad that lingers, leaving a nice lace behind.  UFO Hefeweizen settles with an aroma of citrus and grass with a hint of banana. The flavor is like a nicely hopped lemon malt-bread but not too much lemon or much sweetness, thankfully. UFO has a clean finish
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LV500’s in Fall Grass for Big Bass

By Jeremiah T. Bagwell In the fall of the year the temperatures start to drop, the wind starts to blow and a lot of anglers put away their rods and reels for the season. If this is your routine, you are doing a huge disservice to yourself and your fishing season. Statistically, I catch the largest majority of my big fish in October and November. Granted, the weather isn’t always that nice but
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EZ Angler Featured Wading Babe Sandy Flowers

Catfishing is the name of the game for this Floridian who is co-owner of Cathunters Catfishing Guide Service and a ferocious angler with an appetite for big catches. Also a model and an avid outdoorswoman, Sandy Flowers has made the cover of magazines and spreads for her beauty and angling passion. We had a chance to talk with Sandy to learn more about what drives her passion for fishing and
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An Imperium Baits One Two Punch For Summer Smallies

By Chad Wallace - In the summer when big bronzebacks move out offshore onto vast rocky mid-lake reefs and humps, they can be easy to find with 2d sonar, side imaging or down imaging when suspended on top or off the edges chasing bait fish. However, when their main forage base is crayfish like on Lake Mille Lacs in Minnesota, the most active fish are tight to the bottom between big boulders
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Can You Stop A Fish Bleeding From The Gills With Coke or Sprite?

By James Green - I’d never heard of this topic until the other day, but with a quick search I soon found a lot of other people talking about the same thing. It seems there are anglers all over the place pouring carbonated drinks into their fish in an effort to stop them bleeding from the gills. But can Coke, Sprite or Mountain Dew really help or is it just an old wives tale? For starter
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A Water Temperature Guide for Early Fall Bass

By Mark Bilbrey - With each passing day summer fades into fall. Longer nights and cooler temperatures leave a still fog on the morning lake as the water slowly cools down. For a fisherman one particular thing brings changes in the behavior of the bass, and that is the falling water temperature. This is the change that triggers an instinctive increase in the feeding activity in baitfish and
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New VMC Spindrift Hook Features No-Twist New Twist

VMC introduces the Spindrift Hook which puts a fresh twist on an old tactic – rather, it takes the twist out of that technique. “There was a concept instituted 10 to 15 years ago in the Dakotas that was a way to hook a crawler so it would spin at slow speeds,” explains VMC pro Tom Neustrom, a Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Legendary Guide. “The only problem was that
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