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Best Live Bait Bucket with Aerator

5 Best Aerated Bait Buckets for Minnows and More

Fishing with live bait can be fun and in many cases more effective at catching fish than using artificial lures. However, using live bait can also be expensive. Without a good way to store and maintain your live bait...

Best Live Bait Coolers

5 Best Live Bait Coolers for Keeping Minnows Alive

Are you determined to maximize the potential of your live bait? Or are you on the hunt for a convenient solution that minimizes your need to travel to the local bait and tackle shop? The right live bait cooler could...

Best Spinning Reels

10 Best Spinning Reels [2023 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...

Baitcasting Rod & Reels laid out on the deck of a bass boat.

10 Best Baitcasting Reels [2023 Reviews]

Baitcasting reels are important tools for anglers who want to effectively fish larger lures and techniques where light line spinning reels simply don’t cut it. A good baitcaster gives you a high degree of control...

Best Spinning Reels Under 100

Gear Guide: Best 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 I can afford to get a few rod and reel combos and still have a...

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...