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The Best Landing Net

  3 months ago     
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I can not tell you how many fish have been lost at the boat, including potential tournament winners. One time we were trying to land a big fish in Louisiana with a cheap, small landing net and missed it over and over.  I decided right then that we needed a much bigger net with a longer handle.  I found plenty of bigger nets and tons with a longer handle, but the problem was where to store them.  Some of the handles would bend like spaghetti with a 20 pound permit in them.  At the time we had to settle for…

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Best Knots for Solid Wire & Toothy Fish

  9 months ago     
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Northern Pike and Musky are the two most popular toothy critters in North America in freshwater, but the oceans on both coasts of the United States are full of predator fish with big teeth.  These fish like Barracuda, Mackerel, Sharks, and Wahoo are fun to catch and available to a large portion of the US anglers.  In order to catch these fish, however, a leader has to be used to protect the line from these sharp teeth.

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Bass Tackle for Redfish?

  12 months ago     
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Most bass tackle will work just fine for redfish.  Alot of redfish situations are found in brackish water, rather than full salt, however there are certainly many situations where you will be fishing in pure saltwater.  I had the opportunity to fish with the guys on Sweetwater TV recently and they had all freshwater tackle.  It worked well for us, but there are a few things that you will want to watch out for:

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