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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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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 …

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 …

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The Best Bass Fishing Lakes of 2016

2016 was an awesome year for bass fishing. The weather was relatively normal, the bite was on, and the catches were abundant. These rankings were compiled with input from anglers who hail from all across the nation, voting on lakes they both live near, have traveled to, and have on their own bucket lists. Without further ado, we present the …

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Terrifying 400 LB Marlin Jumps Aboard Fishing Boat

400 lb marlin jumps onboard a fishing boat I’m not the biggest deep sea fishermen, but I am POSITIVE this isn’t a position you and a live marlin ever want to be in: Waaaayyyyyy too close for comfort here. Deep sea fishing can be a full contact sport, as tuna, marlin, and other species have been known to jump aboard …

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Help Mystery Tackle Box Support Toys For Tots This Season!

Introducing Our December Cause: Toys for Tots The month of December brings lots of things to the world. Cold weather, tough fishing, and TONS of gifts. Holiday parties, company parties and everything in between means gifts being passed around and around. For those less fortunate who cannot afford the gift-giving season, there is an amazing charity called Toys For Tots. …

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Win Free Fishing Gear By Completing Your Fishing Profile!

‘Tis the season of giving, and we at Mystery Tackle Box are in the spirit! Throughout the entire month of December, we will be giving away some awesome prizes to a few lucky anglers who have completed their fishing profile. The profile takes less than 5 minutes to complete, and will give us some great insights into your fishing style, …

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The 9 Best Fishing Games Of All Time

Fishing is, obviously, best enjoyed outdoors. Video games are, obviously, best enjoyed indoors. So how can the two overlap? When it comes to fishing games, there are some good, some bad, and some very ugly. The best fishing games are virtual reality style. Those are most present on apps and systems like the Nintendo Wii, where you can actually use …

10 Awesome Charities Using Fishing To Support Veterans

First and foremost, let all of us at Mystery Tackle Box as this: It is with unspeakable gratitude that we thank and honor all of the veterans (and their families) who have sacrificed so much for our country. We wouldn’t be where we are today without each and every one of you, and we appreciate all of your sacrifices. For …