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Keep Your Bait Color Selections Simple

by Jeremiah T. Bagwell In our world of endless choices, you can walk down the aisles of any tackle shop, scan the pages of lure catalogs or point and click on any tackle website and choose from hundreds of colors available for each and every lure style. While the power to choose is great, it may serve as a huge and overwhelming distraction to novice anglers. I recommend that anglers who are
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Livingston Lures Introduces MultiTouch Sound Baits

Livingston Lures revolutionized the world of hard baits in 2004 with the introduction of the original EBS Technology and EBS-powered lures, which produced the sound of an actual baitfish in distress. EBS MultiTouch takes it even further, now allowing anglers to “program” the sounds their baits make, with four different settings that change the sounds emitted from EBS™ Original
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Why Jig fisherman choose Dobyns rods.. and you should too

By Rob Edwards- Over the past 2 seasons I have dedicated a good portion of my time on and off the water to improving my skills as a jig fisherman. It is something I came to late in life, and I still have a lot to learn. A major part of this learning includes finding the best jig for the job, and even more importantly the best jig rod. I could sit here today and go over the rods and jigs I use
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Fizards Fish Atrractant

By Brent Watters - Fizards offers an interesting concept in artificial attractants. This is a biodegradable substance that is completely moldable, like putty and is infused with shad oil as a slow releasing attractant. Fizards is marketed as a great attractant for pan fish, bass, walleye and saltwater species. The attractant comes in several colors and for our testing, we used pink and blue.
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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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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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Using Your Electronics

By Christian Gervais  - These days, using electronics is essentiel to locate fish. In this report, I will give you some advice on how to use your sonars and some tips on the settings. I will concentrate on 2D sonars and DownScan Imaging type of sonars. Altough there are more advance technologies like Structure Scan, 360 Imaging and other advanced feature, you will do great with a 2D sonar and
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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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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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