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13 Fishing Concept A Review

The 13 Fishing Concept A Gen II baitcasting reel is a great upgrade from the first generation of the Concept A. 13 Fishing made many improvements to the Concept A making the Gen II a great choice if you’re looking for a reel with a great drag system, a small frame, and easily adjustable castability. Read our full review here.

St. Croix Bass X Rod Review

A multipurpose, bass rod that is easy to use and well built, the St. Croix Bass X is a great value for the money. At a price well under $150, this rod is hard to beat for the features and quality it offers. With a durable blank design, SeaGuide hybrid guide platform, and split rear grip, the Bass X is ready to tackle any bass fishing situation.

Dobyns Fury Rod Review

The Fury is a well-balanced and sensitive rod that is offered in a number of different presentation specific models. Whether you’re looking for a topwater, flipping, crankbait or other type of rod, the Dobyns Fury has a model right for you. While the Fury series isn’t without its flaws, the positives of this rod far outweigh any nitpicking we could do. Read our full thoughts here.

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10 Best Fillet Knives For Fresh & Saltwater Fish

Ready to start adding more fish meat into your diet? Using a good quality fillet knife will make the difference between nice clean fish fillets and a butchered fish. Check out our list of the top 10 fillet knives to find the right one for you!

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Best Fish Finders For Different Sized Boats

While it wouldn’t be true to say that fish finders are an essential part of bass fishing. We can say it makes a huge difference between an “okay” day on the water and a GREAT one. Without a fish finder it can be difficult to know where the bass are hanging out. Instead of wasting all day trying to find your target, get a fish finder and spend your day ACTUALLY fishing. Since we’ve started using them, we’ve never gone back. We don’t think you will either.

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Best Fishing Sunglasses For Men & Women

It doesn’t matter what kind of fishing you do. You need a quality pair of polarized fishing sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun and enhance your vision while out on the water. We’ve put together a list of the top fishing sunglasses available.

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Best Bass Jigs

Looking for one of the best bass fishing lures? Look no further than the jig. Whether fishing in deep or shallow water, open or grass filled there’s a jig and presentation for every circumstance. Few other lures offer the range of use that jigs provide.

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Best Fishing Kayak

If you’re in the market for a new fishing kayak, check out the following information to equip you with the knowledge you need to get the right craft that will empower you on the water.

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Best Bass Fishing Line

Your bass fishing success depends on multiple different factors. The choice of your fishing line can be one of the most important. Find out the best bass fishing lines you need to maximize your catch rate on your next day out on the water.

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7 Best Fall Bass Lures To Use In The Autumn Season

When fall arrives, it’s a great time to be a bass angler out on the water. Many people have left the water behind and with the crowds gone, it can be one of the best times to be throwing your line for some bass.

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The Top 7 Bass Fishing Lures To Use In The Summer

The Summer is a great time of year for bass fishing. Despite the heat, bass are actively biting if you know where to look. With the right lures and a few good techniques you can catch your next trophy bass this summer!

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9 Best Bass Baitcasting Rods

The fishing rod is one of the most critical factors for fishing success. Despite that, too many people fail to do their research and end up with a subpar rod or one not fit for the type of fishing techniques they are wanting to use. Don’t make that mistake. Take a few moments to find the perfect bass casting rod.

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10 Best Bass Baitcaster Reels

Looking for a new baitcasting reel for bass fishing? We cover the 9 top baitcasters that will take your bass game up to the next level. Find the best one for you below!

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10 Best Spinning Rods for Bass Fishing

Despite being one of the most important factors for fishing success, many people overlook choosing the right fishing rod. Want to maximize your success on the water? Take a few moments to find the perfect bass spinning rod.

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11 Best Frog Lures For Topwater Bass Frogging

Looking for a new type of fishing to add to your repertoire, I recommend you give topwater frog fishing a shot. Topwater frogs are a great addition to any angler’s tackle box. They can work in a wide variety of conditions and are a fun, effective way to catch bass.

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Abu Garcia Veritas Review

The Abu Garcia Veritas Spinning Rod is a great choice for anglers looking for an affordable, sensitive and lightweight rod for bass fishing. If you want a great spinning rod that brings in the quality you’d expect out of a rod that’s over $200, but at a fraction of the cost, the Veritas is a rod you should definitely consider.

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Okuma Ceymar Review

The Ceymar is a solid budget friendly spinning reel from Okuma. It casts exceptionally well for its price range. It works very well for finesse applications, but can handle larger fish as well. While it’s not perfect, it is a good reel worth checking out. Read our full review below.

Man pier fishing with the Shimano Sienna

Shimano Sienna Review

The Shimano Sienna is a good budget reel that offers some decent features at an affordable price. It has an aluminum frame for durability, a functional drag system, and overall smooth performance. Despite these positives, there were multiple items we weren’t fans of. Read our full review here.

Spring lake fishing with the Penn Pursuit

Penn Pursuit Reel Review

Penn reels are known among anglers as some of the best reels available. Penn consistently produces high quality reels that deliver excellent performance. With the Pursuit series, Penn has managed to continue to deliver on what they’re known for, but at a fraction of their normal price. While not perfect, the Pursuit spinning reel is a budget reel worth checking out. Read our review for the full scoop.

Fishing with the Pflueger Supreme

Pflueger Supreme Review

Pflueger has a habit of providing anglers with quality value at seemingly impossible prices. The Pflueger Supreme is no exception. Value priced, this amazingly light spinning reel features a premium magnesium body and rotor that are typically reserved for much more expensive reels. While this does seem like an amazing value, is the Supreme everything it’s cracked up to be? Read our full review here.

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Penn Battle Review

The Penn Battle spinning reel series are a great choice if you’re looking for a dependable and affordable generalized fishing reel. They have the features you need at a good price point. While we didn’t love everything about the Battle series, with the feature to price ratio, we feel they are excellent mid-range spinning reels. Read our full review here.

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Abu Garcia Revo IKE Review

The Abu Garcia Revo IKE baitcaster is an amazing reel that is packed with features. It is designed with comfort and performance in mind and has a smooth drag system that handles big bass with ease. With everything going for this reel, are there any drawbacks? Read our review to find out.

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