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MULL BLOG Humminbird ChartSelect looks pretty dang cool

Monday, January 26, 2015

Good Monday morning faithful BLOG readers. As some of you know, all of the Great Lakes Angler project boats and all three of my Hobie kayaks have been equipped with Humminbird electronics for about the past eight years, and I am a big fan—not just because they gave the units to me for free or for a terrific discount; not just because they are great, honest folks to deal with and have unparalleled customer service and not just because they have supported Great Lakes Angler Magazine over the years.  Read Full Story

Drink Out of Fishouflage Tervis Tumblers A Perfect Gift

Monday, November 24, 2014

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A Wearable Underwater Cam!

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Crosslake, MN – What if, rather than carrying that smartphone or tablet in your hands, technology allowed you to actually “wear” these indispensible devices? Imagine having the device always at the ready in front of your eyes, convenient, low profile and completely hands-free.  Read Full Story

Plano Synergy Committed to Finding Breast Cancer Cure

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Plano, IL – Every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. Roughly 230,000 women will be diagnosed with the condition this year. Nearly 40,000 will die. Plano Synergy cares, wants to stop that trend, and is taking an active role in bringing awareness to this all-too-common and detectable disease.    Read Full Story

Humminbird Launches Cool New Website

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Eufaula, AL – Humminbird recently launched a brand new website at www.humminbird.com with improved functionality, design and navigation.    Read Full Story

The LakeMaster Story

Friday, April 11, 2014

EUFALA, AL – “What you’re about to get is the short story, not the long story of bad weather, killer mosquitoes, getting stuck on rocks and trying to figure out how to get off them, and destroying props 20 miles from nowhere,” laughs LakeMaster founder Mike Wood, whose official retirement was July 31st, 2013.  Read Full Story

Team Aqua-Vu Dominates and Captures Team of the Year

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Crosslake, MN (March 13, 2014)– To make an accurate comparison of the achievements of a certain distinguished team of competitive ice anglers, you’d need to enter the rarified air of one “KVD.”  For the second year in a row, Team Aqua-Vu members Brandon Newby and Ryan Wilson dominated the highly competitive North American Ice Fishing Circuit (NAIFC), winning multiple qualifying events as well as capturing Team of the Year.  Read Full Story

Lund Fiberglass Tiller One Awesome Fishing Machine

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

New York Mills, Minn. – (Feb. 3, 2014) “These boats will have a dramatic impact on tournament angling, and on walleye fishing for years to come,” proclaimed legendary angler Al Lindner in 1987, having just experienced a new breed of fishing boat known as the Lund Pro-V. Literally weeks later, Mr. Walleye, Gary Roach, proved Al’s prediction, winning a major MWC tournament in his newly christened Pro-V tiller. Roach’s radical rig would soon be the envy of anglers everywhere.  Read Full Story

Rain is Welcome But We Still Need to Keep Dry

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Don't know about anyone else (actually I have a pretty good idea that a lot of folks are like-minded), but the idea of rain and sleet instead of another polar vortex and more snow is pretty appealing. Here's a release from Frabill about their new suit that's going to be worn by bass anglers during the BASSMASTERS Classic this week.


PLANO, IL – And now, here’s your Bassmaster Classic forecast: Fair chance of rain each day with winds and temps all over the map. Translation: Expect interesting weather. With conditions like that, the smart money says each of the 55 Classic contenders will at some point be shrouded in a foul weather suit.Frabill’s F-Series Storm Gear was concepted precisely for conditions like these.

 

Unveiled at the 2013 ICAST Show, F-Series Storm Gear provides a complete line of defense against the elements. Each suit is superiorly engineered with advanced materials and innovative features. F-Series Gear gives anglers an awesome layer of protection for manhandling big water like Lake Guntersville, and any tempests that might rise on your backyard waters.

 

 

The form, fit and function of Storm Gear, however, extends well beyond foul weather defense, bestowing anglers with ample ergonomics.

 

Frabill design engineer and fishing apparel architect Chris Leonard simplifies the body-hugging concept in terms importance to the angler: “Ergonomics is the scientific study of how the body moves and where it bends—in this case, how the angler moves—for the purpose of improved efficiency, comfort and safety.

 

“When you cast a crankbait, or crouch down to lip a largemouth, the Storm Gear moves with you. There’s no restriction in the design or materials. That’s huge.”

 

Offered in three progressively advanced models, the F2, F3 and F4 Suit all share common hallmark features, beginning with ergonomics. “Proper ergonomic design defines all F-Series Suits. Significant pre-curvature of the arms, thoughtfully designed and tailored hoods, and articulation and padding in the knees— even the angles at which your hands approach the pockets— each was carefully premeditated and planned relative to how the angler moves. Comfort in all conditions leads to less fatigue, plus greater concentration and performance while fishing.”

 

Other accoutrements shared by all three suits include extra, ample-sized pockets inside and out; interior mesh lining in the jacket to assure convective heat transfer in warm or cold conditions; and a fully size-adjustable hood with a hat-like moldable visor for a customized fit and further protection from rain and spray. Further, Frabill’s cam-buckle design is extremely durable and greatly eases the process of length adjustment on the bibs.

 

While blasting across big waters, such as Lake Guntersville’s 75-mile expanse, bass anglers and spectators alike further benefit from Frabill’s ultra engineering. “Our flagship F-4 Cyclone Suit features an industry exclusive Flow Through venting system, which was designed to minimize airflow into the jacket during the extreme high wind conditions anglers experience in bass boats. By adding an internal collar with a bungee cord lock closure at the top and large mesh vents at the back of the hood, we’ve redirected airflow coming in at the face back out through the rear of the hood. This prevents that dreaded ballooning effect and the uncomfortable drag that happens with most suits when you’re blasting across the lake.”

 

Now, back to the weather report. Leonard—“I’m an engineer, not a meteorologist!”— drops another fancy phrase. Hydrostatic resistance is Frabill speak for protection from the elements. “It’s the main reason anglers purchase technical apparel. Waterproof performance and wind protection are expected. Storm Gear delivers. All three suits are 100% seam sealed, provide excellent wind protection, feature high performance durable water repellent (DWR) treatment, and provide industry leading hydrostatic resistance. The F2 provides no less than 10,000mm (14 psi) of hydrostatic resistance, the F3 offers 15,000mm (21 psi), and the F4 has 20,000mm (28 psi).

 

“The result is a happy, high-performing angler—rain, wind and the elements become almost irrelevant next to the task of boating bass.”

 

So pardon us if we pray for rain. Frabill’s F-Series Storm Gear is up to the task, from the Bassmaster Classic and back to your favorite fishing hole.  

 

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New Lund Tyee Magnum is Great Lakes Ready

Friday, January 03, 2014

NEW YORK MILLS, MN –  Fresh from the legendary fishing boat manufacturer, Lund recently engineered an even larger, more athletic sport utility boat - the new 2075 Tyee. The prototypical family fishing rig for the next generation, the 2075 Tyee embodies Lund quality and craftsmanship from bow-to-stern.  Read Full Story



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