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Trolling Motor Buyer's Guide

It is no wonder that the subject of trolling motors is confusing, you don’t troll with them. I don’t know who decided to call them "trolling" motors, but if you want to control your boat you need one. And when conditions are tough, you need the right one.

Fish Finder / Sonar Buyer's Guide

Gone are the days of positioning your boat solely relying on shoreline structures for reference. Modern sonar and GPS combos can turn an aquatic abyss into a visible underwater metropolis revealing a fish’s travel routs, feeding area and home. The level of features you may need or want largely depend on your style of fishing.


These 4 Fishing Reel Types Are Rated Best at a Range of Uses (infographic)

What You Need to Know About These 4 Types of Fishing Reels

Comparing spinning reels to spincasting reels to baitcasting reels to fly fishing reels is like comparing apples, oranges, mangoes, and bananas. They are all fruits. Each is delicious.

23 Gift Ideas and Buying Guide for the First-time Fishing Family

Are there people – perhaps a whole family – on your gift buying list who have shown an interest in fishing, but haven’t jumped on board yet? Or maybe there’s someone who you’d like to get into fishing, but he or she needs a little push. Whether it’s for a birthday or holiday, giving them the gear they need to get started is a great way to take the next step.

When your selecting gifts for these folks – keep two things in mind.

Humminbird's LakeMaster Leads Westward Charge … Trumps Lewis & Clark (video

Not since Meriwether Lewis and William Clark plotted their overland route to the Pacific coast has a more ambitious swath of the West been surveyed by men in boats.

Finding the Right Rod Carrying System

Second only to the boats we drive, fishing rods rank at the top of the list in terms of overall value in angling investment. And if you are like most, a myriad of sticks are transported to the lake, in the boat, and back to the house at the end of the each adventure we take.