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Lure of the Week
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With all of this overcast and rainy weather, many anglers will be switching to their topwater lures to take advantage of these late season conditions. Normally in August the water has warmed up and … more
If you have been fishing very long at all, you will probably have seen this week’s lure, The Mepps Aglia French Spinner. In terms of spinners, there are endless colors and variations, body … more
In lieu of last weeks’ blog, I thought I’d review another lure in the synthetic polymer world, the Keitech minnow rig. There are a number of brands and varying shapes, but my review … more
This week, I’m going to deviate slightly from the straightforward piece of tackle in order to share a very widely appreciated rig.  I was recently in Tom’s Bait and Tackle here in … more
One of my most successful and reliable lures is the Jitterbug. For anyone who knows the Jitterbug lure, it is a top-water lure made to mimic the sound and appearance of a mouse or small animal that … more
Since last week I talked about the Krocodile, I thought this week I should share my take on its young cousin as I like to think of it, the Phoebe. The Phoebe, by Acme Tackle, is another spoon … more
As a serious fisherman I’ve spent my share of time learning about various lures and rigs and how to use them. After years of experience I still find new lures out there, either technologically … more
This week I went to the Ice fishing section in Walmart to try to see what they still had. Much to my displeasure they had it half packed up and the remaining supplies were dwindling. Just a week or … more
Thank goodness for Tom’s Bait and Tackle. With the weather this week I haven’t been able to make it out to town to go lure shopping, but reliable as always remains Tom’s Bait and … more
It has come to my attention that I have been remiss in covering a very simple yet essential lure that should be in every tackle box in the world. The Ball Head Jig. For those of you who read my blog … more
Welcome to Winter! I feel like I can finally say that with the incoming snow storm this weekend and the ice that has finally thickened enough for the real ice fishing to begin. What is bittersweet is … more
Ok. I give up. I keep thinking the ice is going to form up any day and I’ll be out ice fishing with wild abandon. Or at least with as much abandon as one can have in a largely sedentary … more
Happy New Year everyone! And with the New Year comes fishing license renewals for all you PA fishermen. New York fellas are ok, gotta love that year-to-date license. But for all of us it’s time … more
Approaching the new year it’s a good thing there’s lots to do with the holidays. Especially because the stinkin’ ice will not form up! I know it’s technically a little early … more
I’ve been getting all set for ice fishing this winter. The ice hasn’t quite thickened up yet and we’ve had a few warm days that just keep the waiting game going. But in the mean … more
Snow has been falling and the ice has been forming up. That means two words for this angler. Ice. Fishing. Now to be completely candid I’m out of practice. I got to go a few times in college … more
The chatterbait is high on the list of popular lures for bass fishers everywhere. It’s even said jokingly that if you’ve never fished a chatterbait (among other lures), then you … more
I walked into Tom’s Bait and Tackle this morning in Narrowsburg, NY to pick out a lure for this week. I browsed the wall of spinners and spoons and even considered taking a closer look at some … more
Just a few weeks ago I covered the Blue Fox Vibrax shallow diver. This week I’m moving on to it’s not too distant cousin, the Flash Deep Runner. The size I picked up is size 2, the 3/16 … more
The Wally Diver is a popular lure designed and made popular by famous fisherman, Cotton Cordell. You may notice that the pictured Wally Diver here is not a signature Cotton Cordell lure however … more
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