Fishing Tips, Tools and Gear

Fishing Tips, Tools And Gear

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Boat Throws Driver at Full Speed, Keeps Driving Aimlessly

YouTube: ReelJedi
boating accident

The thought of being ejected from your boat at full speed is scary enough, but the boat didn’t stop! There’s nothing more dangerous when you’re fishing out on the water than a boat without a driver. Not only can these machines move at high speeds, but they’re heavy enough to cause serious damage or injury,

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Boater Distracted By Cell Phone Idles Straight Into Another Boat Full of Fishermen

YouTube: Darien is Fishin
Distracted Boater

What would you do if someone idled into your boat like this? Imagine it is a warm, sunny day on your favorite fishing lake. You and your buddies are out wetting a line in one of your favorite spots when you notice another boat idling along about 300 yards out. After a while you realize

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Possible World Record 146-Pound Paddlefish Caught in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Paddlefish

This paddlefish may be a new world record! An Oklahoma angler had a weekend to remember forever with his catch of a gigantic, 146-pound, 11-ounce paddlefish from the state’s Keystone Lake. The catch of a lifetime has already spread around the Internet like wildfire. Fox News reports James Lukehart snagged the giant fish on Saturday.

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Minn Kota Reveals Raptor, Their New Hydraulic Shallow-Water Anchors

Minn Kota

Some anticipated news is finally being unveiled: Minn Kota is coming out with hydraulic shallow-water anchors they’ve dubbed the “Raptor.” Minn Kota has expanded their product line with the announcement of the upcoming Raptor shallow water anchor. With new innovations and unmatched anchoring and durability, Minn Kota says the Raptor is engineered to stand up

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Someone Went Swimming in a Bass Pro Shops Fish Tank Again

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Bass Pro Shops

Someone went swimming at Bass Pro Shops… again. Remember last month when the latest “Florida Man” headline was about a guy jumping into the Bass Pro Shops fish tank in Fort Myers, Florida? Well, you will not believe it, but it happened again, this time in Louisiana. The store and authorities are not laughing about

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Artificial vs. Live Bait: What Works for You? We’ll Explain

Travis Smola
Artificial vs. Live Bait

Artificial vs live bait, which one is best? Since the dawn of modern angling, there has been constant debate over artificial fishing lures over live bait. Is one of these methods better than the other for enticing more bites from big fish? Why does one method seem to out-perform the other at certain times? Is

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Sun Masks: Best Fishing + Outdoor Masks of 2020 for UV Protection

Amazon
face masks sun protectionFI

Sun masks are a must-have for sweltering summer days. One of the major drawbacks of spending time outside is too much sun. As temperatures rise, your skin becomes more susceptible to sunburn. Anglers, make sure a neck gaiter or fishing buff is on your shopping list for fishing gear. These balaclavas and buffs are top-notch

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