Fishing

New Heights in Weird but Effective, the Octojig.
Take one look at Jerkthatjig’s new Octojig, and the word that pops to mind is “weird”. Of course, if it’s effective, who cares how crazy this thing looks??? In truth it’s not all that far off from Shimano’s Lucanus jig, which ...
REVIEW: SmartShield Sunscreen Protection
Sunscreen is a necessary evil. The ravages of the sun over time make you worse off not wearing it, but still, slathering on a layer of grease or spraying on an alcohol-based mist leaves something to be desired. SmartShield looks ...
The Right Cleats for a Fishing Boat
This sailfish shot gives you a great view of the right cleat to have on a fishing boat, a pull up. Pop ups became popular a few years back, but have faded somewhat as people realize that anything with a spring is ...
Oil Spill Cleanup Making it Worse?
This post from the respected scientists at Blogfish makes that case. Either way, news reports today that tar balls are washing up in Florida shows this is turning into far more than a regional problem. Waiting for their arrival via ...
Web Sources Offer Perspective On Oil Spill
Stumbled across an interesting web page today at Field & Stream. It's a photo gallery, with some accompanying insight, of the situation with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. It offers some interesting perspective on the situation, and ...
Center Console Vertical Rodrack Fix
Anglers who own center consoles with T-tops oververtical rodracks know that these things are imperfect, but few realize that there’s a quick fix you can make to prevent fishing rod damage. The rack shown here was on a 34Sea Vee, one of the ...
What’s Happening in the Gulf
The news is still not good from the Gulf of Mexico. The New York Times reports on more fishing closures: Already, oil is visible in virtually all of Louisiana’s closed coastal waters. Yet its ultimate impact on the gulf fisheries will not ...
Rodholder and Cutting Board Transom Rigging
During the fishing in Key West this week I noticed one thing that all of the guide’s boats shared in common, a rodholder rigged to hold a cutting board on the transom. These guys were all running twin outboard boats (Sea ...
How You Can Help With the Gulf Oil Spill
As the BP Oil Disaster continues to wreak havoc on the ecosystem in the Gulf of Mexico, a lot of us are left with feelings of disgust giving way to frustrated helplessness. What can we do when an irresponsible company ...
Power Pro Hollow Core Leader Rigging Kit
Dang – the Shimano guys won’t give an inch and let me tell you about the new reel we used to catch blackfin tunas today, but at least I can let you know about the new Power Pro hollow core ...

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