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Best Gloves for Ice Fishing

The Best Gloves for Ice Fishing & Cold Weather

Dealing with ice, cold temps, and water is an ever-present challenge in ice fishing. The conditions can be brutal on the extremities, especially the hands which are so important to be an effective ice fisherman. You...

10 Best Ice Fishing Lures for Crappie

Catching slab crappies on the ice is a blast. But it’s not always easy. Your fishing location and lure selection are critical to the success of your day on the ice. Knowing what, and how, crappie eat in winter tells you...

Best Ice Fishing Lures for Panfish

10 Best Ice Fishing Lures for Panfish

For a fun day on the ice, not much tops catching a mess of hand-sized panfish to bring home. Panfish like bluegill and the various types of sunfish have always been among the most popular species with ice fishermen...

10 Best Spinning Reels [2021 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...

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...