sturgeon bay

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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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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Join Us In Raising Men’s Health Awareness This Movember!

It’s that time of the year again. Movember is upon us! For those of you unfamiliar with Movember, the movement helps raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues, and this year, we are participating! There are tons of ways to get involved. You can join the Mystery Tackle Box Movember network, you can donate to a member of our …

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Minnesota Angler Hauls In State Record White Bass

A St. Paul angler has reeled in quite the catch this week, breaking the state record for White Bass by 6 full ounces! Kanchic Yang of St. Paul reeled in the 4 lb, 8 oz slab right on Vadnais Lake in Ramsey County earlier this month and the catch was recently verified by the Minnesota DNR. The 4 lb, 2 oz record …

gettin eatin

The Good, Bad, and Ugly Of Fishing Halloween Costumes

Halloween is, frankly, a wonderful time to be alive. Free candy, lots of parties, free candy, and free candy. The opportunity to dress up and be someone else for a night is always welcomed. You’ll see a fair share of pop-culture costumes like Ken Bone and Harambe and other 2016 internet celebrities. You’ll see tons of the classics like a …

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Idaho Sturgeon Record Broken With 117 Inch Monster

The Idaho White Sturgeon catch and release record is the latest to fall in this 2016 that has seen tons of records fall. There has been a record catfish in Florida over 90 lbs, a largemouth record shattered in Washington, and even an offshore reecord broken by a 9 year old girl in Maryland! Now, add sturgeon in Idaho to the …

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#MTBCleansUp – Help Us Clean Up Our Fishing Waters

This month the world is celebrating International Coastal Cleanup Day, taking place on September 17th.  Mystery Tackle Box is calling on our subscribers to get involved on a local level. Help us support the effort by cleaning up your fishing spots next time you head out on the water.  This September, when you are out fishing, look around for ways you can clean up, share …

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7 Tips For Digging Bass Out Of The Grass

When summer is in full swing, aquatic vegetation in your area is likely at or near its seasonal peak. As frustrating as it can be to fish, thick grass is also one of the most common places big bass live, particularly if your home lake is pressured or in the Deep South. Bass in grass use thick vegetation like a security …