Choosing a fishing line these days is a mind bender. Should you spool up with an all-purpose monofilament or one designed for limpness, abrasion resistance, or low stretch?
"At 5 a.m., I am barely alive. Blood flows through my veins like swamp mud, and my coordination is that of a pregnant sow on a hockey rink."
Mark Sexton, Berkley's official lure tester, may very well have the best job in America. That's because, among his other duties, Sexton is charged with gathering field data on lure performance for the mega fishing-gear manufacturer.
Have you ever noticed that a symphony conductor's baton has a rhythmic quality like a fly fisherman false casting?
EChip-equipped tackle on Lake Michigan.
Pflueger President baitcaster for Pike fishing
Sixty-seven lakes and reservoirs, in 19 states, hold specially tagged fish that could turn into cash or prizes for lucky anglers! Read on!
The world leader in fishing line development introduces a NEW ultimate spinning reel line that pushes the limits for minimum diameter and maximum strength. Berkley® NanoFil™ with its thin smooth texture allows anglers to effortlessly cast further with unsurpassed precision.
The American Sportfishing Association announced the Best of Show award winners during the Chairman’s Industry Awards Reception at the 2011 ICAST exhibition—where tackle and equipment manufacturers showcase all the new gear that will be available to fishermen in the coming months.
Without a doubt, tossing topwaters, especially buzzbaits, is a fun way to fish bass, but too many anglers subscribe to the “throw-and-hope” theory. They count on the lure’s gurgle and squeak to turn on bass and bring them in. Of course, that can and does happen at times. But to elevate your buzzbaiting from a technique that’s always fun to one that’s always fun and often productive, requires the firing of substantially more cerebral neurons.