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Marine Battery Maintenance Tips

12 Essential Marine Battery Maintenance Tips

Outside of your electronics and trolling motor, your boat’s batteries are likely the most expensive items in your boat. You invest good money and rely on your batteries to perform each time you hit the water, it...

Marine Battery Group Size Explained [Chart]

Modern fishing boats have many accessories to power like pumps, lights, stereos, trolling motors, and fish finders. If you’ve ever had issues powering all those things over a full day of fishing, you’ll likely hear the...

Tip Up Ice Fishing Tips

10 Proven Tip Up Ice Fishing Tips & Strategies

Tip up ice fishing has a bad rap as a lazy method of fishing. Sure, it can be fun to watch the tips ups from the comfort of your shanty, but it’s also a great method for covering water. After all, success on the ice is...

Best Ice Fishing Line for All Situations

Some guys always seem to forget to re-spool their ice reels with new line. Maybe they are too excited to hit the ice, maybe they’re just lazy. Either way, don’t be like them. If you left your line on the...

Best Ice Fishing Tip Ups

Flags Up! 5 Best Ice Fishing Tip Ups

Whether you fish from an ice house or like to move around spot to spot, tip ups are a fun and versatile way of catching fish on the ice. They are great for covering lots of water, as well as supplementing your main...

Gear Reviews

Best Onboard Marine Battery Chargers

5 Best Onboard Marine Battery Chargers

An onboard battery charger is not just a convenient way to charge up your boat after a long day of fishing. The best marine battery chargers recharge your batteries faster, safer, and maintain charge until your next...

Best Spinning Reels

10 Best Spinning Reels [2018 Reviews]

Any angler worth his bag of worms needs at least one really good spinning reel combo in their arsenal. You can find a spinning reel in nearly any retail store, but let’s be real; most of those reels are utter crap...

Best Spinning Reels for Bass Fishing

Gear Guide: Best Spinning Reel for Bass Fishing

When the bite gets tough, bass fishermen turn to light line, light lures, and spinning reels. They are an essential tool for bass fishing that sometimes get a bad rap for being “finesse”. I don’t know...

Lucky Tackle Box Review (Bass XL Unboxings)

Lucky Tackle Box (also known as LTB) is a monthly fishing tackle subscription box. The company is very popular, especially for it’s Bass XL and Tournament boxes. LTB has a strong fanbase, which you can see on sites like...

Best Spinning Reels Under 100

Gear Guide: Best Budget Spinning Reels (Under $100)

Without a doubt the most popular selling spinning reels are those that cost less than a hundred bucks. It’s a sweet spot where weekend guys like you and me can afford to get a few rod and reel combos and still have a...

Best Baitcasting Reel for Crankbaits

Gear Guide: Best Reels for Crankbait Fishing

Have you ever watched Kevin Van Dam fish a crankbait during an Elite Series tournament? It’s an exciting technique that KVD uses to get reaction bites while casting towards fish on structure. If you want to fire up...