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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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Utah Wants You to Hunt Their Giant Bullfrogs This Summer

Utah DWR
Bullfrogs

Utah officials are encouraging people to take as many bullfrogs as possible. It is rare for wildlife officials to take on what amounts to an “anything goes” policy for any sort of hunting. The rare exceptions are with invasive animals like feral hogs or in the case of Utah, with bullfrogs. Yes, bullfrogs are considered

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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

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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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Get Your Favorite Fisherman the Big Bobber Floating Cooler

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Bobber Floating Cooler

The Big Bobber Floating Cooler isn’t your typical cooler. Keep your beers ice-cold this summer with The Big Bobber Floating Cooler. Your fishing buddies are going to love this wacky cooler that looks exactly like a bobber. You’ll definitely catch some eyes when anglers and boaters see you pulling a beer out of this cooler.

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Largemouth vs. Smallmouth: The Game Fish Species Battle for America’s Favoritism

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Largemouth vs Smallmouth

Which bass species is America’s favorite? When it comes to freshwater fish, arguably no two game fish species are more popular than the largemouth bass and the smallmouth bass. These two iconic fish are probably near solely responsible for the recreational fishing industry being as large and successful as it is today. Both bass species

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Country Music Star Lucas Hoge Talks About His New Outdoor Show “Hoge Wild”


Lucas Hoge

Lucas Hoge talks his new show and getting musical inspiration from the outdoors. Before Lucas Hoge became a Billboard No.1 country music songwriter thanks to hit singles like “Dirty South,” he was an avid outdoorsman. His love of the great outdoors was fostered mainly in the small Nebraska town where he grew up. Now, the

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Unique New Jabber Jaw Bait Debuts from 13 Fishing

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13 Fishing Jabber Jaw

The new Jabber Jaw crankbait produces an incredible chattering sound. Anglers have long recognized the importance of incorporating sound into their baits. That is why people first started adding BBs to serve as rattles to stimulate a fish’s lateral line and goad them into striking the lure. Over the years, more and more lure manufacturers

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RC Fishing Boats: This $79 Remote-Controlled Gadget Actually Works

Hammacher Schlemmer
RC fishing boat

Would you use a remote-controlled fishing boat? They look like toys, but they are far from it. Remote-controlled fishing boats seem to be catching the eyes of anglers these days. Whether they’re buying it as a gag gift or out of curiosity, people are finding them quite interesting to use. Remote-controlled (RC) fishing boats are

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