hooks

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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Tips of the Trade – Say NO to Rust!

by Josh Douglas  – It’s not the high end baits that are causing the initial problem, it’s usually that one old bait that still has that ancient split ring that causes the initial catastrophe. From there it slowly creeps one by one until it’s a ravaged every single plug in the entire box. Sure there’s ways to slow this process and clean up some of the damage, in fact I did a blog post on
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Are You Sharper Than Your Hook – Keeping Your Hook Sharp

by Eric Moynihan Have you ever set your hook, ready to pull what could be the big one that legends are made of only to end up reeling in no story at all. One thing many anglers neglect is care for their fishing hooks and it may be costing them. Hook sharpening is probably the single most neglected best practice in all of fishing. Repeated snagging catches havoc on hooks. If you fish brush
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Product Showcase: Fish-N-Fool Lures

  “Wanna Catch Fish? Don’t Be a Fool! Tie on a Fish-N-Fool Lure & get bit!”  Website: WWW.fnflures.com Phone: 208-265-5157 Email: rick@fnflures.com  About Fish-N-Fool Lures Fish-N-Fool Lures are made from the finest of extra soft hand pour plastics and use the best glitters and coloring available. Our Sink-N-Fool baits have a unique forward gliding horizontal fall
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Setting It Right – Techniques for Proper Hook Settting

  Proper hook setting is not a mindless action but a skill if you intend on bringing in that big catch. Three skilled bass anglers that have spent years perfecting their hook setting techniques share their techniques and advice with EZ Angler.  Kris Johnson – Tournament Angler It’s dependent upon the lure being used. When I use a Senko I look for the line to twitch then feel
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Tournament Angler Danny Caldwell’s Tools of the Trade

By Danny Caldwell - With the overwhelming amount of fishing tackle, gear, apparel, and more in the industry today it’s difficult to get a perspective based solely on how the bait or equipment performs.  With the integrity of an actual product review I have taken the perspective of submitting a review of a few tools, tricks, and tackle I personally use on and off the water. Mapping System A
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