Shimano Stradic is Best in Show at ICAST 2015

First look at the Shimano Stradic C3000HG-K and its saltwater sister, the Stradic FK

Best in Show: Avid Inshore by St Croix Rods

Wisconsin company also wins best in show for its Mojo Bass Flyrod

First Look: Old Town Loon 106 and 126

Plus the updated Predator XL Minn Kota


New Goods From Rapala


Elite Series bass angler Bernie Schultz shows us several new items from Rapala, including the Shadow Rap and Shadow Rap Deep jerkbaits, and an inexpensive, floating plastic lip gripper available in two sizes.

Caught on Film

Adrian Tuck’s one-meter barramundi


Mission: To catch a barramundi over one meter in length Angler: Adrian Tuck When: September 2014 Location: Ross River (freshwater), Townsville, Australia Rig: Shimano Sustain 3000, Shimano Raider Barra Flickstick 5-8 kg Shimano Chronarch CI4+ 150HG, GLoomis GL2 10-to 20-lb. baitcaster Bait & Line: 2O-lb. Power Pro, 40-lb. Berkley Vanish Fluorocarbon leader; Rapala X-rap; Stanley […]

Editor's Pick

Hobie Launches Outback Limited Edition


To celebrate its best seller’s historic 15th birthday, Hobie is debuting the first of 500 collectible Mirage Outback Special Edition kayaks at ICAST 2015.

Tip Of The Week

Lake Erie Walleye


By Aaron Stiger Picture this image. Hundreds upon hundreds of deep-V powerboats. Millions of dollars invested in watercraft, electronics, gear and tackle. The smell of exhaust fumes, tobacco and nightcrawlers fills the air. Sounds great, right? Wrong. This was the scene I encountered this year in Port Clinton, Ohio.  Port Clinton rests on the shores […]