The Best Rod and Reel Combo and Why

Are you looking for the best rod and reel combo? I tested 14 fishing rod and reel combos and found the Penn Battle III Spinning Combo to be the overall winner for the best fishing rod and reel combo. A high-quality fishing rod and reel can be the difference between an epic day and an … Read more

Best Offshore Fish Finder GPS Combo

Looking for the best offshore fish finder GPS Combo? I tested out six of the most popular fish finders and found that the Simrad Go9 XSE is the overall winner. We recommend going with the package that includes the Active Imaging 3-in-1 Transom Mount Transducer. If you don’t have one already, I suggest adding this … Read more

7 Best Fish Finder GPS Combo’s Under $1000

How much money do you want to spend on your fish finder? If the answer is “less than $1000”, then this blog post is right up your alley. We’re rounding up the best fish finder GPS combo under $1000 to help you catch more fish and spend less! I rely on a Fish Finder GPS … Read more

6 Best Marine Radar Units

Radar (radio detection and ranging) was one of the technological marvels of World War II. Like many emerging technologies, it arrived as a weapon. The thought of being able to see other objects in the dark, whether in the air, or on the water was like science fiction when radar was first introduced, but now, … Read more

7 Best Ice Fishing Bibs

best ice fishing bibs

Why wear ice fishing bibs many people ask? If you like to stay warm and dry while spending the day, or even the entire night, on a frozen surface of the water, often swept by cold winter winds, you might say it’s obvious. Ice bibs keep you warm, repel water, keeping you dry, and they’re … Read more

Best Fishing Backpack

Best Fishing Backpack

If you can dodge a ball, you can dodge a wrench, says the dodgeball coach as he levels an unwitting player with the toss of a big Craftsman’s box end wrench. It’s not quite the same, but it seems that almost everyone who manufactures fishing rods, fishing reels, fishing lines, and sometimes just a few … Read more

Best Cordless Drill For Ice Auger

best cordless drill for ice auger

Ice fishing is a popular sport across the northern states and Canadian provinces. It once required heavy equipment, but now you can take your cordless power drill, but an auger that fits tightly inside the drill chuck, and power through the ice all afternoon or night. Finding the best cordless drill for ice auger use … Read more

Humminbird Helix 9 Review

There is an old saying that you can’t win the Kentucky Derby with a plow horse. While the plow horse may be perfect for their role, with power, stamina, and the skill to do hard work all day, they just don’t have the speed, style, and pizzazz of a thoroughbred racing horse. That’s the difference … Read more

Best Minnow Bucket

Best Minnow Bucket Featured Image

The best minnow buckets, at least the specialized type, are a relatively modern invention. Kids from a generation or two ago caught their own minnows at a local pond. They then carried them to the lake, stream, or river in a coffee can. Perhaps a five-gallon minnow bucket and thought nothing of leaving them in … Read more

Best Waders For Surf Fishing

best waders for surf fishing

The images of surf fishing are always set on sunny beaches, under clear blue skies, with just enough light breeze to keep the bugs off, and may a hang glider floating gently in the background. That’s the ideal when it comes to surf fishing, but the reality is often very different. Those idyllic long summer … Read more