Category Archives: Fishing Websites/Stores

Church Tackle’s Stingray Diving Weight

Church Tackle’s Stingray Diving Weight hit the water last year with great success, and this season they are on the market for anglers to purchase. They are available in three sizes (#1, #2, #3) to match up with the depths … Continue reading

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St. Croix Rods 2017 Winter Sale

Latest promotion for the spring of 2017;  Buy a rod, and get a free tee…and worry less!   Big discounts on ice fishing and headwear gear over on the St. Croix Rods website. Avid Glass Ice Rods   Avid Jigging Rods … Continue reading

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St. Croix’s Avid Ice Jigging Rods (Review)

A quick review of the jigging rods from St. Croix’s Avid Ice Series.  Not to be confused with the glass rods in the same series, the jigging rods are everything I want in a rod for jigging spoons and swimbaits like … Continue reading

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Ice Fishing at Cabela’s: Dundee, MI

If Thanksgiving can be hijacked by Christmas, then by that standard it is never too early to start talking about ice fishing.  That being said, the Cabela’s ice fishing catalog came in today’s mail with all the new gear available … Continue reading

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The Versatile Jigging Rapala

Have used them through the ice, and have even used them on the lake in the spring, but until last week up on the Saginaw River, I have never used Rapala’s Jigging Raps in the fall on a river system! We fished … Continue reading

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Walleye Jig Colors: where do the ideas come from?

There are lots of color choices when it comes to painting jigs.  You can choose the tried and true, or you can step out and come up with something original on your own.  In my case I look at what … Continue reading

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New Gear from Clam Outdoors

Pulled back into the driveway right around 10:30 PM Saturday night after an 12 hour drive back from Rogers, Minnesota, the location of Clam Outdoors headquarters.  It was good to see old friends from the early ice tournament days that helped … Continue reading

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The Buck-Shot Perch Dropper Goes National…

…or worldwide even!  Northland Tackle liked my idea about combining the iconic ice fishing spoon, the Buck-Shot Rattle Spoon, with their Dropper Hooks.  Liked so much that they wanted me to do an article for their blog section of the … Continue reading

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The Best Spinner Blade of the 2016 Walleye Season

The best producing spinner blade the 2016 season is….you have to wait for the background story. I work with some companies so I have their blades, I see a blade a like, so I get a dozen or so.  Then I … Continue reading

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The Search for Pure Gas, Non Ethanol Fuel for All Engines

Well it has started early this year, got my first email from an ice fisherman who needs carb parts for their old gas powered ice auger.  Lets face it, as long as they continue to allow and increase the amount of ethanol … Continue reading

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