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New York Lake Ontario Anglers Now Get Three Rods!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Why should Lake Michigan anglers get all the tangles? Effective immediately, trollers and everyone else fishing Lake Ontario’s New York waters can use three rods each. The new law went into effect recently, and should prove a boon to anglers, who can now put more presentations in the water and figure out what salmon and trout want.  Read Full Story

ABT Hybrid Shad “Swim-Crank”

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Ahwahnee, CA – ABT Lure Company’s new “ABT Hybrid Shad” combines the enticing action of a swimbait with the diving qualities of a crankbait.  Read Full Story

Boat Spotlight: Pursuit DC 235

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

OK, so you’re the fisherman of the family and want a boat to compete in the new 23-and-under divisions cropping up in Great Lakes salmon tournaments. It must be trailerable, so you can hit other Great Lakes when the walleye bite is on. The Pursuit 235 DC is it, Mister.  Read Full Story

Setting New Records?

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Auburn, NY (September 2011)—Mustad®, the world’s largest-selling fish hook brand, is hoping its new “Hook a Million” promotion will deliver $1.4 million in cash to lucky anglers who set new world and state records.  Read Full Story

Set Salmon Spreads for Septembers (and Octobers) to Remember

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Out of Waukegan, Illinois on the south and western shore of Lake Michigan, charter captains and pleasure fisherman alike head east out of the channel and clear the pier heads. It's September and big kings are usually near shore.   Read Full Story

Ice Fishing: Rod Box Shields Those Hallowed Jigging Sticks

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Jackson, WI – Ice hurts. At least that’s what your hardwater rods, reels and tackle say. Things that get dropped onto a frozen surface aren’t typically cleared for safe and soft landings. Ice makes things go crunch, snap and crack. Only one way to combat this: put up a defense system.  Read Full Story

A-TOM-MIK Announces Invitational

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Never too soon to announce a new tournament and that's what Tom Allen, the owner and operator of A-TOM-MIK Manufacturing is doing for a first-time event out of Lake Ontario's Port of Oswego, New York next August. Called the 1st Annual A-TOM-MIK Invitational, it is slated for Saturday, August 11, 2012.  Read Full Story

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