Great Lakes Angler Blog

ABT X-2 Countdown Dives 40 Feet Down

Monday, June 25, 2012

OAKHURST, Calif., June 5, 2012 – The use of controversial “Long Lining” or “Strolling” techniques by pros competing in the recent BASS Elite Series tournament on Tennessee’s Douglas Lake has put the subject of getting down deep with crankbaits front and center. ABT’s new X-2 Countdown lets anglers get a plug deeper than ever before without all the controversy. The innovative design of ABT’s “Next Generation Series” Super Deep Diving Crankbait allows this revolutionary new lure to dive as deep as 40 feet using a traditional countdown cast-rip-pause and slow crank retrieve technique.  Read Full Story

Storm Debuts Swimmin’ Stick

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Three sizes and 10 color patterns are available for the new Storm Swimmin’ Stick, which ought to appeal to a wide range of Great Lakes Anglers, whether they’re trolling up shallow for beach-hugging brown trout or casting for roving smallmouth on flats.  Read Full Story

Lindy River Rocker Looks Familiar

Friday, December 09, 2011

OK, it looks a lot like a Heddon Tadpolly, but with a realistic eyeball and cooler colors. It’s probably no great stretch to figure that there is a Heddon connection, since both Lindy and Heddon are under the lure giant PRADCO’s umbrella.The lure is going to gain fans among both river steelhead trollers and springtime coho seekers out on big water, and you can see an impressive video of it catching walleyes at River Rocker on Leadcore.  Read Full Story

Live from the Kalamazoo

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

NEW RICHMOND, MI -- Cranks are working on the Kalamazoo River here as Capt. Tony Wolte of Frostbite Charters shows steelhead Number Two after less than an hour of fishing this morning.  Read Full Story

Centerpinning ugly: Baitcasters make float fishing easy

Monday, November 14, 2011

With little doubt, center-pin combos featuring smooth, single-action reels and super long rods have become the real deal for catching steelhead and more with float rigs in Great Lakes tributaries.  Read Full Story

The Naked Brads: Part Two

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Well, since that initial test run, all I can say is that—in the interest of fairness and experimentation—we have tried most of these “alternative” theories, including, but not limited to, wholly empty ones and even the one that “accidentally” got doused in Milwaukee’s Best (we happened to have a can of the discount beer aboard). While they all work, and work well, the one we always came back to was the original. Naked. Cheap tuna. The ol’ KISS theory; Keep it Simple, Stupid, seemed to prove true once again.   Read Full Story

The Naked Brads: Part One

Monday, October 10, 2011

Any self-respecting and stereotypically frugal Norwegian worth his weight in lutefisk remembers when he sees a price tag he thinks is preposterous. And while this event was now years ago, I remember like it was yesterday the inner battle in my head as I held that shiny black and yellow “Brad’s Super Bait Cut Plug” packaging in my hand.  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



GlAngler Subscription

Recent Posts



Tags

Ice Fishing Shoes NMEA Glacier Glove VMC Gary Giudice Turning Point Props Radio Conservation Mazurek Shelter Ryan Kleckner Muskie Lure ABT X-2 Countdown Goby MWC Bug bite relief treestand injury ODNR Whale Hobie Boating Scholarship ASA Lake trout toilet Salmon Synergy Outdoors Milennia MIL-iDock Chargers Smart Guide to Freshwater Fishing Fiberglass tiller Bass lure Bro Brosdahl Side Imaging Tackle Bag Rugged Shark Barry Brown Marine Extreme Baitcast Reel Cliff Pace Fort Wayne, Indiana Home Port Marine Marketing Plano Beckson Marine Deck Plate Brian "Bro" Brosdahl Onyx Marine General Tight Lines Jewelry Team Aqua-Vu Sun protection Safe boating University of Buffalo Tim Popfinger ShowSpan BASSMASTER YUM Dinger Muscle Squared 65 Dunkirk, NY Video DuraSafe Electronics Lock Accessories EZ Dock Knife sharpening TRAC Boat lifts Fiberglass boat Jeff Gustafson Mack's Lures Lowrance Wind Power Mercury Marine Shipping Angler Lund Multitools Thermacell Traxstech Tyee Raritan ice fishing, Bro Show, Traditions Media Monel Metal Okuma Soul5 Tackle Labs Smartfind S20 Personal AIS Beacon Trade Shows Size limits Lead boat rental Footwear CLASSIC Yamaha ATV Chaco Jack Links Tools Keep Kool blue marlin PLB Corey Schmidt Larson Electronics exotic invader Lake of the Woods Bristol Bay Salmon Homeport Marine Marketing South Haven, Michigan Mark Zona Ditty bag Practical Sailor High school bass fishing Full Throttle Tournament Grade Circle Hooks Wedding Ring Marsh Madness Technology Traditions Media Costa Sunglasses News/Social Hunting Lake Assault Ascend Skamania Mania Normark Airmar 580P lenses Rovermax LR 100 BoatUS Rods FRIDAY FUNNIES Bass Bibs Oshkosh redfish Telescoping JIggler Long Rod 360 BOLT Padlock Brown trout Mike Seymour Reef Runner St. Croix Ice Features Lake Superior Ranger Aluminum Deep V Series Lake Huron Mack's Lure Bass Pro Seakeeper gyro WeatherStation Wake Fishing Gear Mary Snyder Frigibar Faria Martin-Flory jigs Bristol Bay Walleyes Custom Jigs & Spins IGFA Rushton Gregory Blue Collar Outdoors USCG Gull Lake Marine Princecraft Lighting great lakes Hobie Pro Angler Moisture Muncher Clay Dyer Streams Up Stream Hydration Back Pack PFDs Kurt Mazurek WFN PulseTech Speakers Marine Lighting Titan Chain Ditch Holland BASSMASTER CLASSIC Rain suit Ranger RedHead Chicago barrier Davis Instruments Power F-Series Storm Gear Magnum Flow-Troll Traditions Balog Mosquito repellent ABT Great Lakes Troller B.A.S.S. Bug repellent Scott Glorvigen dock lines Bass Pro Shops Gift Card DSC Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo Church Tackle Dan Egan Minnesota Water Buddies U.S.S.A. Sheldon's Swedish FireKnife Chatterbait Topwater Camera mount exotic species Promise Keeper Ravenswood Media Grand Rapids Ultimate Outdoors Show Odd'ball Fin Spin Beckson Marine Tides marlin Sunstream Boat Lifts Sunglasses Wisconsin Aqualuma Walleye Dollohan Legend Gold Autotether Multi-species YUM Contest Port of Indiana Army Corp of Engineers Sportsman's rights Triton Boats InvisaSnap MUSHING Jeff Wenzel Slide Moor Boga GPS for Lightning Connector STRATTEC Baitcast Fishing Pole BBQ Lighter Macho Minnow Gary Dollahon Angler 175T Niagara Falls Todd Sokolow Aquatic AV Tournaments Soo Locks iPhone Bass fishing TRAC Ecological Steve Wood Gunnison, CO Patrick Hurst Dogs inReach AmVets AKOYA Bait Holder Ranger VS1780 Lakemaster Jonathon VanDam Batteries eZSplice Kevin Van Dam Mustad Fishouflage Forage Minnow Gene Larew Gravity Vick Izaak Walton League One-Handle-Does-It-All System LakeMaster Western States Version hardbaits tackle storage Tip-Up Endura Torpedo Divers The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls Whale Pumps Boating safety Fishing Matt Straw Kayak Louie Stout Wild River series SeaLife Cameras Spreads Clam mudsnail New Lures Blue Heron Communications Trout Unlimited Marine Speakers iPilot Personal Flotation Device Brandon Newby iPad Free Fishing Weekend clubs La Mar JBL Chronglobal Manistee Shoremaster Boat US Brian Brosdahl FLW RAT FINKEE WileyX Catch & Cook tree stand injury Slender Spoon Jeff's Tackle Shop Oculus Spencer Yachts Tournament Marine Radio Glorvigen Tracker Marine Insurance Grunden's Costa Kindle book Grady-White Boat names Absolute Outdoor, Inc. Pro Polish Sharpeners Yamaha ChartSelect Catfish Optima Brite Wash EZ BoatPort splice cruzin KVD Speedbag Wormfile Contaminants Whistler Spoon Conservation Marathon Bob Schmidt Crankbait Net Swim bait fitness News Apps Swanson-Russell Rain gear Oakley Sunglasses Evinrude SeaEra QC River Fishing BoatUS Angler Jerky Aqua-Vu Headgear Skarlis Coleman cooler Dollahon Insect repellent Scott Martin Rubrail Ultimate Flannel Shirts Audio sunglass Prosepec Electronics Marcum Dave Mull Blog Line Recycle Bin HELLA Kill switch Nautical Bait Rigs Reese Bheestie Bag Fishing Clubs Fish America Foundation Evolve Ned Rig Bad Elf Iaconelli Shock Wave Swim Whizz yachtpaint.com Micro-Mobile Pro Viewing Case Records USO www.bigweeniebrand.com binoculars KVD Speedbag LOTSA Volvo Penta Games KVD USCGA Salmon Unlimited of Illinois Fish Hawk XD4 Lights Bethel University Black Earth Creek Navigation Honda Kayaks Walleye tournament CUSTOM JIGS 'N' SPINS weather Boats Cabela's Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plate Michigan Kevin VanDam Fuel Storage Interlux Rescue Bass Pro Shops OHIO LineGrabber MULL BLOG Dave Genz Snow-Shoe Tip-Up Rippin Lips Alaska Aluminum Deep V Series Indiana DNR Matt Serbenski Side Thruster Michigan DNR Costa Del Mar Boat maintenance Plano Synergy Rig'N Tails Michigan City, Indiana Mag Light Buff Pharmaceuticals Plano Tackle Boxes EVOLVE FISHING CO Air show On board Venice, Louisiana Orca Fin System Silver Horde Wounded Warriors Frabill ONIX SOG Deck Plate spinning rod PRADCO Northwest Indiana Steelheaders Pop-Up LED Bowlights Black Velvet Owners tournament Cannon Legend Extreme Lures Tommy Skarlis Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plates and Kits GPS Speedometer CMP Global Sport Shows Z-Man Lake Erie Big Bear Products Green Bay South Haven Quantum Accon Marine Humminbird Acme Gill NA USSA Ethanol Lock Personal Flotation Devices jeffstackleshop.com Green Bay, Wisconsin Husky Jerk Extended Warranty DuraSafe Dave Mull LCWCC Sphaera Mark Chmura Uncle Norm's Masters Walleye Circuit St. Croix Rods Olcott, NY Stabenow Weather Buoy YUMphibian Rough Weather Northland spoon McMurdo Future Fisherman Foundation Andrew Semprevivo Rapala John E. Phillips Beckson Youth Ultracoat Launch ramp Marine NewsWire Alabama Rig The Harry Lure Andrew Dordek Boat Covers Downriggers Invasive species Wildlife Forever Ranger Boats Deep Sea Diver Hevi-Beads Safety Lund Boats Line Delorme Smart Guide Publications Electronics Strike King New Zealand Global Spectrum Knives Bass Pro Shops Four-Person Dome Tent with Screen Porch New York National Guard Shurhold Bait head Lake Michigan bimini top iPilot Link Coast Guard Innovative Outdoors MATE USA Berkley Tom Neustrom Rippin' Lips Hamlin Lake Ontario JVD NAIFC Championship ATV Mr. Twister Lip-Stix Earth Day 1675 Pro Guide Foul weather gear Aqua Vu EZ Splice Fasteners spreader light Mystery Tackle Box Flat Slider 75 Asian carp Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs LineSnubber Radial Serious Shine Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Alaskan Soft Jigwobbler Betsy Coleman Minn Kota Brad's Ryan Wilson

Archive