cobra rod rack

You’ve Been Storing Your Rods All Wrong…

If you’re like me, your rods are all over the place. In the car, in the garage, under the bed, in the spare room. EVERYWHERE. We came across this product, The Cobra Garage Rod Rack, and it changes EVERYTHING. The Cobra Garage Door Storage Rack gives you the ability to store your rods RIGHT there on the back of your …

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This Soft Plastic Paddletail Rig Will Fill The Boat This Winter

Although versatile enough to catch bass in any season, paddletail shad baits are most effective during the winter when the lures are affixed to an Alabama rig. Other lures will work on an Alabama rig, but paddletail swimbaits are the most popular choice for the multi-armed rig. The flash of five paddletail shads running through the water creates an effect …

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Spearfisherman BARELY Escapes An Angry Bull Shark Attack

Bull sharks are notoriously grumpy, and have been known to attack surfers, swimmers, divers, and anglers almost untriggered. This bull shark ran into one quick-thinking spear fisherman, or aquaman in a spear-fishing suit, and we got ourselves a full on underwater man vs shark battle. The shark charges at full speed, which is pretty incredible to see underwater. He covered …

ocean fishing

How To Protect Fisheries For 100 Years: A Collaborative Effort Between Scientists And Anglers

This past year, we launched the Mystery Tackle Box Fishing Sustainability Scholarship, an essay competition to hear the ideas of young anglers looking to keep our favorite sport alive for generations to come. The contest challenged students to write an essay with their ideas on how to protect fisheries throughout the next 100 years. Students seeking a degree in Natural Resource …

mentor fishing

Introducing The January MTB Cause Of The Month: Mentoring

As the new year rolls around, we turn our attention to a new cause. January is National Mentoring Month, launched in 2002, by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, with support from the President of the United States.  Other well-known supporters include Clint Eastwood, Senator John McCain, General Colin L. Powell, and Cal Ripken, Jr. We will be encouraging mentors everywhere to …

11 People Who Should Have Just Gone Fishing

Everyone needs hobbies. There are hours and hours of your life to fill and occasionally, we fill those hours with something OTHER than fishing. That can be great! Figure out a good balance and do a few other things with your life. But from time to time, we definitely regret the decision and realize, “man, I should have just gone …

smallmouth bass fishing

All You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Once considered just a northern relative of the black bass family, smallmouth bass fishing is now an All-American gamefish pursuit. Whether it’s the cool waters of rivers and streams, deep man-made reservoirs or crystal-clear natural lakes, you’re likely to find smallmouth in any of these waterways either above or below the Mason-Dixon Line. While numerous bodies of waters throughout the …