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Lamiglas "Spinsation" | Designed for Spinner Fishing

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Lamiglas "Spinsation" | Designed for Spinner Fishing

The legendary rod Lamiglas has designed a rod with one technique in mind: Spinner Fishing. Let's not pretend that casting spinners is all it's good for, but it's definitely specialized in that area. This rod is a higher-end graphite option from Lamiglas, in the Infinity Series. For a price-point spinner rod take a look at the X-11 series, specifically the LX86MS or LX96MS (casting versions are also available in LX86MC or LX96MC) Recently the Infinity rod was redesigned with a new, lighter handle configuration - an excellent upgrade from the previous handle. The Spinsation goes even further by dropping the...

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Toyotas, Trolling Plates, Landing Nets and Revelators | Tackle & Toys by Capt. Mike

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Toyotas, Trolling Plates, Landing Nets and Revelators | Tackle & Toys by Capt. Mike

TACKLE AND TOYS By Capt. Mike Schoonveld TOYOTA SEQUOIA For us guys with boats that sit on trailers between fishing excursions, the major “toy” between the boat and the lake is the vehicle to which the trailer connects. The size of the boat dictates what size of tow vehicle is required, of course, but for most Great Lakes work, the vehicles need to be somewhat substantial. The Toyota Sequoia I used to tow my boat through four states last May, on roads which varied from gravel to six-lane expressways was substantial. The Sequoia Toyota furnished me for this test was...

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Terminals, Layers, Pants, Rod Lockers & More | Tackle & Toys by Capt. Mike Schoonveld

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Terminals, Layers, Pants, Rod Lockers & More | Tackle & Toys by Capt. Mike Schoonveld

TACKLE AND TOYS – February/March 2020 | By Capt. Mike Schoonveld   THE MIDDLE LAYER I still remember the white cotton, thermoknit long johns I had as a kid which were supposed to keep me warm on a cold day. “Supposed to,” they said because the waffle-like weave was supposed to trap dead air between the skin and the outer layer. What happened was the cotton absorbed any sweat or water vapors and I froze. Then the U.S. Army developed what was called E.C.W.C.S. (Extended Cold Weather Clothing System) which started with a long underwear base made of a polypropylene...

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Fishing Tackle Company Gibbs Delta acquires Michigan Stinger

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Fishing Tackle Company Gibbs Delta acquires Michigan Stinger

Gibbs Acquisition Co. Inc. (dba Gibbs Delta or “Gibbs”) strengthens its position as a national multi-environment tackle company through the acquisition of Great Lakes-based Advance Tackle Inc. (dba Michigan Stinger or “Stinger”). British Columbia, BC With the strategic acquisition of Stinger, customers of Gibbs and Stinger have access to a broad assortment of fishing tackle specifically tailored to ocean, river, and lake environs.  Whether the application is trolling, casting, jigging, bottom, float, and/or ice fishing Gibbs has unique and regionally relevant products and knowledge.  The acquisition also lends Gibbs a physical presence in the heart of the Great Lakes region that...

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Scent Shot by BNR Tackle

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Scent Shot by BNR Tackle

The Scent Shot System is specifically designed to give your soft plastics an edge when it comes to steelhead, salmon, and trout. Fish love the neutrally buoyant and lifelike feel of BnR’s soft beads, now give them, or other soft plastics a boost with a shot of our custom scent. When a big one follows the scent trail up to the realistic-feeling bead and bites down, hold on to your rod because you’re in for a ride! Directions for Use: Inject bead or worm with needle pointing slightly downward. Push needle completely through to create a cavity, pull back inside...

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