The Berkley Lightning Rod has been around for decades, providing anglers an affordable, quality fishing rod. New for 2016, Berkley is releasing the Lightning Rod Combo. Offered in both spinning and baitcasting combos, to cover a wide range of angling opportunities.
Hobie introduces their collection of inflatable kayaks including the new Hobie Mirage i11S with MirageDrive® technology. Like the other three kayaks in the inflatable line, it combines Hobie’s Vantage Seating System comfort and their patented MirageDrive with Glide Technology propulsion. Unique to the i11 is its distinctive low-profile design. The i9S and i12S single kayaks and i14T tandem, long staples in the line, were also visible with totally new looks and features.
Egret Baits recently released a new line of baits to their line up, the Mambo Mullet. Similar to the existing Vudu Shrimp and Vudu Mullet, these baits are made of TPE plastic, making it very durable. The reverse hydro cups on the bait allows for a great side-to-side wobble when reeled.
As all outdoorsmen know, quality knives are essential tools for filleting fish or dressing an animal. These knives tend to come out of the box razor sharp, but even the best of blades tend to dull over time. Work Sharp has come out with the Guided Sharpening System, a product that can sharpen all of your knives, even fishing hooks.
Akios Reels and Cast Pro Rods paired up for max-cast distance. While researching for the new Sportsman’s Best: Surf Fishing book, written by Florida Sportsman contributor David Brown, I checked in with surf fishing pro Rich Vidulich on some casting technique and tackle questions.
Every year thousands of novice and experienced divers try their hand at hunting for spiny lobster. Experienced divers have learned the hard way that having the best catch bag on the market is important to keep from losing a lobster when opening the catch bag to add another catch.
Columbia Sportswear has long been an innovator in technological advances in outdoor gear and wear. Their products provide great protection from the elements—whether you’re talking about below-zero temps on mountains or scorching sun on Florida waters.
Hauling a load of cold drinks and lunch down the dock or along the beach? The new Engel Soft Sided Day Tripper Cooler has several carrying options—including tote handles, grab handle on the back, and perhaps best of all, comfortable, durable, vented backpack straps.
Combining the security of a snare with the simplicity of a net, the Snet offers the simplest way to catch – and keep – your lobster. The lobster swims backwards and almost captures itself – just pull the black grip and it’s secured. You “Snet ‘em and Forget ‘em“!
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