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January 16, 2024

Best Fishing Drones: Eyes in the Sky and Bait-Dropping Beasts

While drones may seem like an unlikely addition to your fishing arsenal there are a few situations in which they...
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January 16, 2024

Best Spot Lock Trolling Motors: Lowrance, Garmin, Minn Kota, and MotorGuide Compared

Whether you re fighting an incoming tide in a saltmarsh or just fighting the wind while you unhook and weigh...
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December 7, 2023

Best Fishing Sandals for 2024: Reviews and Buying Guide

Buying Guide What to Look For in a Good Fishing Sandal Comfort If you re thinking about a fishing sandal...
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December 6, 2023

Best Fishing Rod Socks & Sleeves - Keeping Your Rods Safe in 2024

Everything You Need to Know About Fishing Rod Sleeves Why When you store or transport your fishing rods they re...
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November 27, 2023

Best Minnow Traps Reviewed for 2024

How We Tested What to Look for in a Good Minnow Trap Proven metal designs Folks who ve never actually...
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November 16, 2023

Goldenmate 12V LiFePO4 Battery Review

Analysis and Results Power output Goldenmate produces deep-cycle batteries that are perfect for running trolling motors and other electronics on...
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September 26, 2023

Best Bug Spray Repellent for Fishing

While fishing when the bite just isn t happening can be disheartening trying to cast while covered in a swarm...
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September 15, 2023

Best Fishing Scissors for Cutting Braided Line: Can Anything Beat the Gerber Neat Freak?

If you grew up fishing mono like I did you probably used nail clippers or your teeth to cut line...
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August 1, 2023

The Best PFDs for Fishing: 2024 Reviews and Buying Guide

Fishing should be fun but things can turn deadly serious in an instant Every year anglers have accidents that leave...
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July 21, 2023

The Best Fly-Fishing Nippers for 2024: Options for Every Budget

Nippers are an essential fly fishing tool Ideal for cutting tippet leader and line nippers are easy to take for...
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July 10, 2023

Best Fishing Life Vests & Jackets Reviewed for 2024

Buying Guide What You Need to Know When Choosing a PFD for Fishing US Coast Guard Certification All the products...
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July 6, 2023

The Best Fishing Multi-tools Reviewed: Our Top Picks For 2024

Whether we re in a boat or fishing the bank as anglers we all understand the importance of quality equipment...
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July 6, 2023

The Best Electric Fillet Knives for 2024: Complete Reviews and Buying Guide

As a veteran of many fishing camps I ve seen countless electric fillet knives in use Real masters of the...
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January 30, 2023

Best Trolling Motors for Jon Boats: Transom and Bow Mounts for 2024

Jon boats of all sizes can be equipped with trolling motors though there s a big difference between a transom-mounted...
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January 30, 2023

Best Jon Boats for Hunting and Fishing: Which Boat is Right for You?

While bass boats dominate big lakes and center consoles rule the salt the simple jon boat is perhaps the most...
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January 6, 2023

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv Review: Is This the End for Lowrance and Humminbird?

Analysis and Results Garmin has largely ceded the mid-range to exceptional options like the Lowrance Elite FS and the Humminbird...
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December 7, 2022

Best Fishing Backpacks for 2024 Reviewed - Dry Storage and Tackle Organization

From essentials like tackle to a set of clean dry clothes tons of anglers rely on a backpack for easy-to-carry...
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December 5, 2022

Garmin Striker 4 Review

There s never been a better time to be on the hunt for fishing electronics than now The big names...
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October 23, 2022

Costa Del Mar’s Fantail Pro Review: The Best Fishing Sunglasses Money Can Buy

Costa Del Mar s Fantail Pro are probably the best fishing sunglasses currently available They're expensive - yes - but...
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August 2, 2022

The Best Dedicated Fish Finder Batteries for 2024: Complete Reviews and Buying Guide

Maybe you re an avid ice angler and you need a small light power source for your flasher Or perhaps...
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July 26, 2022

Best Batteries for Fishing Electronics: Power Your Gear in 2024

Fish finders need power to run and most anglers pair these powerful electronics with other juice-hungry options like trolling motors...
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June 28, 2022

Lowrance Ghost Reviewed - Everything You Need To Know

When it comes to fishing electronics Lowrance is currently the name to beat From their Elite series to the amazing...
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June 28, 2022

Minn Kota’s Terrova: How Does it Stack Up Against the Competition?

Everyone on the water knows the name Minn Kota and there s no more trusted manufacturer of trolling motors in...
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June 28, 2022

Garmin Force Reviewed: A Powerful, Efficient, Silent Motor Featuring Next-Level Control Tech

Anglers looking for a powerful networked trolling motor are spoiled for choices like never before Companies like Minn Kota Humminbird...
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June 18, 2022

Best Saltwater Trolling Motors for 2022 Reviewed: Maneuvering in the Salt

Saltwater trolling motors take on two very different roles First there are trolling motors designed for transom mounting that replace...
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May 27, 2022

ReelSonar’s iBobber Review: An Affordable Fish Finder for Bank Anglers

For a long time bank anglers were out of luck for fishing electronics Even kayak and canoe fishermen could attach...
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May 4, 2022

Sea Eagle Stealth Stalker 10 Review: A Trunk-Portable Inflatable Fishing Machine

Anglers who want access to the water without the expense and hassle of a traditional boat will be excited to...
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May 4, 2022

Sea Eagle FSK16 Reviewed - The Most Capable Inflatable Fishing Boat Money Can Buy

As boat prices rise gas prices soar and homes with big garages get more and more expensive options for anglers...
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March 10, 2022

Best Fishing Knot Tying Tools to Make Angling Easy Again

Knot tying tools become essential for seasoned anglers As we get older most of us lose the ability to focus...
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March 9, 2022

Best Fishing Line Spoolers and Tools for 2024

Loading a reel with line is an important step that s easy to do wrong and unless you ve got...
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March 4, 2022

Best Fillet Knife For Saltwater Fish: Freeing Fillets and Cutting Steaks in 2024

Saltwater anglers know that delicious fillets are the ultimate reward offered by species like mackerel redfish speckled trout and tuna...
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February 26, 2022

Boating Gifts For Dad

The best part of fishing is the anticipation of what's waiting for you on the other end of your line...
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February 24, 2022

Best Portable Fishing Boats: 2024 Reviews and Buying Guide

Plenty of anglers need a portable fishing boat that can slip into the bed of a truck with just one...
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February 14, 2022

Best Rod Holders for Bank Fishing: 2022 Reviews and Buying Guide

Whether you fish at night for catfish casting big circle hooks armed with chicken liver into a quiet lake or...
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February 14, 2022

Best Fishing Reel Grease and Oil for Your Gears and Bearings: 2024 Reviews and Buying Guide

Proper maintenance is essential for your fishing reels Ask any experienced angler and they ll tell you that if you...
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February 14, 2022

Best Float Tubes and Belly Boats for Remote Fishing: 2024 Reviews and Buying Guide

Float tubes sometimes called belly boats are specialized fishing platforms that remind me a lot of an inflatable La-Z-Boy nbsp...
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November 14, 2021

Best Fish Culling System: Win More Tournaments

Talk to professional bass anglers and they ll tell you that tournaments are won or lost through time management That...
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October 23, 2021

Best Fishing Line Conditioner

If there s something all anglers learn to hate about nylon monofilament and fluorocarbon it s memory These materials are...
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October 23, 2021

Best Fishing Chair With Rod Holder - Wild Republic vs. Bass Pro

While folding chairs are a dime a dozen fishing chairs that incorporate or include a rod holder are rarer than...
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October 22, 2021

Best Fishing Rod Racks For 2024

Pretty much every angler I know has more than a few rods And while leaning them against a wall works...
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October 22, 2021

Best Fishing Rods Holders For 2024

Anglers across America know that trolling is a fantastic technique to catch fish Whether you prefer summertime crappie walleye on...
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October 1, 2021

Marine Battery Group Size

Selecting a marine battery is typically an expensive proposition and it s critical to get the details right That s...
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September 21, 2021

Best Marine Battery Boxes: Complete Reviews and Buying Guide for 2024

Marine batteries are a significant investment and whether we re talking about a starting battery to crank up your outboard...
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August 23, 2021

Bowfishing Tips: Six Effective Tips to Help You Shoot the Fish of Your Dreams

The first few times you hit the water as an archer you can expect frustration That s just the way...
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August 23, 2021

Best Bowfishing Arrow Points: Sharp, Hard and Grippy Tips

A good point is more than a nice extra on your arrow It s essential And whether you re trying...
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August 23, 2021

Best Bowfishing Line: Stronger Than Steel Cable

The only thing connecting your arrow to your bow is a length of line and when you hit a monster...
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August 10, 2021

Best Bowfishing Arrows Reviewed: Stiff, Straight, and Deadly

As any archer can tell you a good arrow is an essential part of your bowfishing system And while a...
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August 9, 2021

Best Bowfishing Reels for 2021: Reviews and Buying Guide

No fishing bow is complete without a reel and from simple drums to high-end retrievers reel choice is critical to...
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July 26, 2021

Best Bowfishing Bows Reviewed: Hunting Fish in 2024

Bowfishing offers a heart-pounding adrenaline-fueled rush turning fishing into something more akin to hunting And as any aficionado of this...
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June 24, 2021

Best Survival Fishing Kits Reviewed (and Instructions for Assembling Your Own!)

Survival is something to take seriously Whether you get lost on a long hike get turned around in the woods...
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June 2, 2021

Best Fishing Carts in 2024: Gear Transportation Made Easy

If you find yourself struggling to bring all your gear from your vehicle to the water you probably need a...
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June 2, 2021

Best Fish Grippers: 2024 Buying Guide & Reviews

A fish gripper is the ideal tool for handling medium to large fish and for many anglers it s an...
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June 1, 2021

Best Fish Scalers for 2024

I ll bet there s not an angler reading this who hasn t used a big spoon or a butter...
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April 2, 2021

Best Fishing Bobbers for Every Application

I ve caught coolers full of fish under a simple red and white fishing bobber tossing my worms and hooks...
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December 27, 2020

Best VHF Marine Radios Reviewed

If you re in the market for a VHF radio we ve got you covered Here you ll find a...
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December 21, 2020

Deeper Sonar Review: Deeper Start, Pro/Pro+, and CHIRP Reviewed

Fish finder tech has come a long way and beyond the hull-mounted transducers and consoles common on bass boats and...
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December 21, 2020

Best Cast Nets Reviewed: Catching Your Own Live Bait

I was fishing just north of Grande Isle Louisiana working a salt flat on the moving tide for reds I...
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October 27, 2020

Best Fishing Canoes Reviewed: Solo, Tandem, and Square-Sterns Compared

While bass boats may dominate your local lake on the weekends legions of anglers are discovering the advantages of fishing...
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October 24, 2020

Best Fishing Coolers Compared and Reviewed: 2024 Buying Guide

If you re in the market for a fishing cooler you re probably asking if the premium price tags on...
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October 23, 2020

Best Minnow Bucket: Top Choices Reviewed

Whether you chase slabs with minnows toss shad to big cats or throw shrimp to reds you know that hot...
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September 27, 2020

Best Trolling Motor Battery: Dedicated Batteries To Keep You Moving In 2024

To get the most from your trolling motor you need reliable powerful batteries Unfortunately battery tech is confusing and unless...
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July 29, 2020

Best Fishing Nets: Making Sure You Land The Big Ones

Hooking and fighting are only the first steps in catching a fish - landing them is the difference between a...
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July 28, 2020

Best Fish Hook Removers Reviewed: Options for Every Angler

Sometimes removing a hook can be simple and it s easy to pluck it right out But when you ve...
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April 22, 2020

Best Fishing Sunglasses Reviewed - Stylish Safety in the Sun

From bright sun to errant hooks fishing is harder on your eyes than the price of a new boat If...
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December 22, 2019

Fishing Gifts for Dad in 2024

Need to find a present for the man who means everything - and who has everything That s a tough...
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November 12, 2019

Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Fishing Deals for 2024 - Amazing Savings!

Bookmark this page and visit periodically We update this page daily with new deals Black Friday is the perfect time...
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November 11, 2019

Buck 112 Slim Pro Knife Review

Overall length Closed length Blade length Blade thickness Handle material micarta Blade material S V Blade grind hollow with Buck...
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November 11, 2019

Best Gifts for Fishermen in 2024

Have an angler in your life for whom you need a gift Unsure what to get them If you're looking...
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October 30, 2019

Best Fishing Knives Reviewed: Finding The Right Knife

I ve never gone fishing and not needed a knife From line to rope cutting bait to cleaning fish a...
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August 30, 2019

Power When You Need It: Best On-Board Battery Chargers Reviewed

Rods reels line and lures may be sexy but the humble battery charger keeps you fishing day after day Designed...
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August 29, 2019

Best Marine Battery - Dual Use, Starting, and Deep Cycle Batteries Explained and Reviewed

Ever been on the water and had your trolling motor die Worse still ever been miles from the boat ramp...
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August 29, 2019

Best Fishing Scales Reviewed: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Without a scale to weigh your fish you re just guessing And if there s one thing I ve learned...
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February 6, 2019

Best Inflatable Fishing Boats: Buying Guide and Reviews

If you want to get out onto the water but don t have a truck or trailer you might consider...
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February 6, 2019

Best Trolling Motors: Buying Guide & Reviews

Whether you're new to or experienced with trolling motors it pays to do your homework before you pull the trigger...
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February 4, 2019

Trolling in the Deep? Best Downriggers Explained and Our Favorites Reviewed

Whether you prefer the excitement of summer lake trout the thrill of deep-running walleye or the adrenaline rush of monster...
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January 31, 2019

Best Fishing Watches Reviewed: Time and Tide on Your Wrist

Some anglers lean toward minimalism looking for a purity of experience that draws them into a deeper connection to nature...
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November 26, 2018

Best Headlamps for Night Fishing: Light Up the Darkness and Land More Fish

If you re an angler there undoubtedly has been a time on the water when you ve regretted not bringing...
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November 21, 2018

Best Fillet Knives for Anglers Reviewed: Sharp, Flexible, and Secure in Your Hand

A good fillet knife is an essential tool for cleaning fish Sharp flexible and secure in your hand these long...
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July 23, 2018

Best Fishing Pliers for Freshwater and Saltwater Reviewed

Every time I ve forgotten my fishing pliers I ve regretted it immediately Pliers are an essential angling tool and...
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July 6, 2018

Best Underwater Fishing Camera Reviewed - “Eyes-On” Angling

However awesome your flasher or fishfinder there s nothing like actually seeing the fish you re after And from species...
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April 18, 2017

Best Tackle Box, Backpack, and Bags Reviewed in 2024: Be An Organized Angler

My grandfather s tackle box was always a mess He d manage to find what he was looking for though...
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