Category Archives: Tackle/Gear Reviews & Guides

We review and spotlight fishing tackle and related outdoor gear to arm you with the information you need to help you make an educated buying decision. You’ll also find here well-researched and comprehensive buyers’ guides on a wide range of fishing equipment and products so that you will have a clear understanding of what qualities and features are most important for a particular type of gear.

Truscend's Multi-Jointed Swimbait Moves Like the Real Thing

Truscend’s Multi-Jointed Swimbait Moves Like the Real Thing

Fishing lures have come a long way in terms of design and implementation over the years. A sport that takes place in so many different environments calls for an extremely wide variety of lures and bait because no two lakes or rivers are the same. While most lure designs work ...
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best accessories for fishing

7 Overlooked Fishing Accessories That Can Enhance Your Time on the Water

Essential fishing gear is about what you would expect. Rod, reel, tackle box, lures, and bait. Some of the best gear I have in my possession is not the gear you would expect an angler to carry with him or her to the lake. It is important to have the ...
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one of the best baitcasting reels under 100 - the kastking spartacus 2

Hands-on Review of the KastKing Spartacus 2

If you are like me, you want a reel that can perform without breaking the budget. Reels, as with other gear can be very expensive and complicated, and I believe that is unnecessary. This is why I love KastKing and their products, especially the Spartacus 2.  KastKing makes a good ...
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fly angler wearing sunglasses in stream

5 Best Polarized Sunglasses for Fishing and Buyer’s Guide

Our topic today takes us to something that is indispensable for nearly every angler. We’re talking about sunglasses for fishing, a tool I learned to appreciate early on in life. When I was a child, my small town had a fishing pond that was only fishable by children. That pond ...
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trout reel and flies closeup

5 Top Trout Fly Reels and Some Simple, Smart Buying Tips

In our previous post, I took a look at a few of today's top trout fly rods based on outstanding quality and value for your dollars. In this post, we will look for the same but in reels, as we feature 5 of the best trout fly reels currently available ...
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choosing the best fly rod for trout fishing

5 Best Trout Rod Values for Your Dollars

The success of your trout fishing trip depends on skill and know-how as well as on the gear you decide to use. The fly rod is not a simple stick, as any good angler will know. For those entering the sport for the first time, I want to explain a ...
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