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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...

Best Fishing Pliers for Freshwater or Saltwater

Fishing pliers are one of those easily overlooked pieces of gear. Anglers don’t really think about them until they are in desperate need of them. The best fishing pliers can remove hooks, bend wires, change split...

Best Fluorocarbon Line (Baitcasting and Spinning)

Fluorocarbon fishing line has been around for a long time in saltwater fishing, mostly used as leader material for line shy fish. As the manufacturing process improved, the line companies started introducing...

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 fishing 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...