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The Secret Life Of...Fishing Lures

The Secret Life Of...Fishing Lures

What you didn't know about fishing lures, but should.

6 Pros, Toughest Fish to Target

6 Pros, Toughest Fish to Target

The hardest to catch by the most rewarding to land.

IFA Redfish Tours Return To Titusville, FL

IFA Redfish Tours Return To Titusville, FL

IFA Florida East Division events set for April 26-27.

VIDEO: Musky Nightmare

VIDEO: Musky Nightmare

The quest for the arch-nemesis.

Fresh Catch: Arribe 1200 Lever Drag Reel

Fresh Catch: Arribe 1200 Lever Drag Reel

A tougher drag, for anglers looking for the tougher fish.

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    • Grip and Grin: Big Brother's Bass

      Grip and Grin: Big Brother's Bass

      "It was a late March afternoon," said Sam Dean, of north Alabama. "This largemouth hammered a white and chartreuse spinnerbait. My younger brother, Lane, and I…
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    • Jonathan Leavitt

      VIDEO: Musky Nightmare

      Wilderness Systems, Accent Paddles, Cannon, YakGear, and Body Glove pro, Jonathan Leavitt describes the musky as his arch-nemesis. In the second episode of this web series (watch…
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    • IFA Florida East Division events set for April 26-27.
    Check out the latest dispatch from the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour about their schedule…
    • Must love to paddle, bike, ski and have an aversion to suits, traffic and smog.
    World’s best paddlesports media company seeking creative, energetic, self-directed, detail-oriented designer for…
    • Kayak Fishing ClassicS' latest event was a slam.
    Check out the exclusive recap of the Panama City Classic event by Kayak…
    • The new boat is designed with serious anglers in mind.
    Kaku Kayak has just released information about their new fishing kayak, the Wahoo 12…
    • Changes have been made, but now the Bones Fishing SUP is ready to fish.
    "We made a few improvements to our original standup paddleboard design," said…


  •  Check out the latest offering from Arribe FIshing, their new reel is designed to give maximum drag control for saltwater anglers. Find out what else…

Weekend Plans

  • Dennis Skou, a Hobie pro staffer and tournament angler from Denmark, sent over the story of his personal best pike to show off the fishing…

Paddling Gourmet

  •   This time-tested recipe for how to smoke fish in the backcountry was first published in Canoeroots and Family Camping magazine.  It’s hard to argue…

Level Up Your Skills

  • Before setting out on any kayaking adventure, there are important things to make sure you have on hand. You never know when an emergency can…
    • The hardest to catch by the most rewarding to land.
    Just because a kayak angler is paddle powered and sitting on plastic, doesn't mean he shies away from a challenge. Targeting the toughest fish from the toughest fishing platform gets us fired up! Kayak Angler asked six pros for the hardest species of fish that they seek out. Here's what they told us:  1) Cj Siebler, Wilderness Systems pro staffer, 13 year kayak fishing…
    • What you didn't know about fishing lures, but should.
    1) The world's most expensive lure costs over a million dollars. It is made from three pounds of gold and platinum and encrusted with 4,753 stones, including 100 carats of diamonds. The offshore, chugger-style lure is 12 inches long and called MacDaddy. 2) In 1894, James Heddon invented the first topwater fishing lure when he carved a wooden broom handle…
    • Catching man-eating sharks is no sweat for this kid.
    Hunter Stevens describes himself as a typical sixth grader—who just happens to catch giant sharks from his kayak. When he landed a monster blacktip last year, the video went viral and Stevens made news around the world. Despite the fame and recognition, one thing is certain; the nickname “Sharkboy” is hard-earned.  As told to Drew Haerer  I began sharking when…
    • 10 Questions with a kayak fishing tourney master.
     Otis Coblentz is a kayak fishing guide and tournament master based in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Get his tips and secrets to become a better tournament kayak angler yourself: Team: Saltwater Tackle Outlet/Tropic Bay Media Promotion Kayak: Hobie Pro Angler 14 Winning Record: 3rd place in the Kayak Fishing ClassicS Series and 4th place in nationals 2011, Biggest Fish award an 3rd place in the…

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