Gear Reviews

Denali Rods Signature “Michael Murphy” Jerkbait Rods

by John Boudreau I’ve been lucky enough in my relatively short regional tournament career to affiliate myself with some quality companies that I really believe in.  It’s quite a feeling, the confidence increase I get, when I’m using the right tool for the job. Denali Rods is a brand that makes a great addition to anyone’s repertoire and  since I made the switch to these rods last season, I
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Lew’s Carbon Fiber Speed Spool

In the market for a new baitcast reel? The Lew’s Carbon Fiber Speed Spool is a must have. Lews is known for dependability and this reel is no exception. Exclusive at Dick’s Sporting Goods and offered at a very attractive price point that makes superb quality very affordable. With a 7:1:1 gear ration and 31 inches per crank, this reel is a beast. Only weighing 7.2 oz., the light weight allows
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Boag Hog Baits’ 1/2 Ounce “Arky Jig”

Kamil Jaskolski, New England Tournament Angler, reviews Boag Hog Baits’ 1/2 Ounce “Arky Jig” Boag Hog Baits is committed to producing only the highest quality, environmentally safe, 100% lead free tackle on the market. “Our products are produced using Tin Bismuth which has an unusually low toxicity for a heavy metal and transmits the bottom as well as, if not better
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Custom Bait Co.’s Swimjigs

by Eric Moynihan – To begin, swim jigs are a great way to target big Bass year round. You can swim them high or on the bottom. You can burn them in or retrieve them slow. Swim jigs can be run  through the slop, around structure or in open water. No matter where you toss these awesome baits consistently, produce quality fish. There are all sorts of swim jigs available on the market today
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Will The Real Jig Head Please Stand-up

by John Boudreau Anyone who hasn’t added the “Spider Grub” technique to their repertoire is missing out on a great approach to landing big fish, especially when the going gets tough. This approach requires the combination of a jig head, and a 4” or 5” soft plastic skirted twin tail grub. The Spider Grub is fished similar to a jig, capable of being swam, dragged, suspended and even
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Competitive Advantages of Mesu Bait’s Co’s Shaky Head

MESU Baits company rep and angler Catherine Porter talks with EZ Angler about what differentiates MESU’s shaky head products.
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Cody Ryan Greaney Reviews The TFO Gary Loomis Signature Series rods

Cody Ryan Greaney, Professional Angler and host of the The Outdoor Zone – 104.9 ESPN Austin, discusses the Temple Fork Outfitter’s Gary Loomis Signature Series rods. Cody explains the  combination of new, high-tech materials to give these rods the optimum mix of power and sensitivity. Company Description “Gary’s one-piece Signature rods are a rich motor oil with
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EZ Angler Looks at the New Solar Juggin Jug & Solar Light system

EZ Angler checks out the Solar Juggin Jug & Solar Light  system, a cool jug fishing and light system entirely made in the U.S. that’s designed to provide greater buoyancy than traditional fishing jugging methods as well as lighting to easily track jugs even at night. Key Features LED Solar Powered Light – 20,000 mCd. Durable Design with PE Plastic Weighs Less Than Two Pounds Area
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Brent Chapman Chats With EZ Angler On How He Uses the HydroWave

EZ Angler was able to catch up with Bassmaster Elite Pro Brent Chapman at the Texas Tackle, Hunting and Boat Show to get his perspective on the HydroWave.  The unit is  an electronic fishing stimulator based on the reactive senses of bass and other predatory fish. The sounds created by the unit  imitates the audible underwater sounds of baitfish and fish-feeding activities. The unit  is
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Pro Review: The Mighty Power-Pole MICRO Anchor

  Talk about innovation in sport and recreation freshwater fishing. The new Power-Pole MICRO Anchor supports everything from kayaks and John Boats to fibgerglass and flat boats. The system is designed on a totally new platform separate from the Blade and original Power-Pole series. This impressive invention that the guys at JL Marine Systems have come up with has the ability to change the
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