Gear Reviews

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Gear Review: Quacker Attacker Duck Call

A really nice call topped my gear wishlist for years. I’ve tested dozens in the aisles of my favorite sporting good stores. I was never so impressed that I couldn’t walk past the register without it. All of those calls seemed really expensive for a mass-produced hunk of plastic. Now, I don’t hunt ducks to … Continue reading

Gear Review: BPS Carbonlite Rod and Sufix 832 Braided Line

Amy and I stood on the dock while Jake got the boat ready. It was her first walleye fishing trip on the Detroit River. I was excited to try out my new Carbonlite rod from Bass Pro Shops so I put on a quick demonstration on the basics of vertical jigging. I lowered a 1 … Continue reading

Product Review: St Croix Legend Series Ice Rod

Face it. Reading can be boring. I’ve written enough about my ice fishing adventures this season. So I’m trying something new. Click on the pic above for a video product review of my new favorite ice fishing rod from St. Croix. The Legend Series Ice Rod. Enjoy. Disclaimer: I did not receive any sort of … Continue reading

Gear Review: Cabela’s Inferno Boots

I’ve been rocking some solid new kicks this ice fishing season. These boots are comfortable, warm and (so far) very waterproof. The flat black color matches my shanty and my Carhartts adding some much needed style to my wardrobe. These bad mofo’s simply go by the name “Inferno”. There really isn’t a more suitable title. … Continue reading

Gear Review: FXE Snosuit Gauntlet Mitt from Frabill

Frabill knows ice fishing. From shanties, to tip-ups, to clothing, Frabill has been a part of my hardwater fishing adventures for years. The addition of the FXE Snosuit Gauntlet Mittens to their arsenal proves the company is focused on providing ice anglers the best gear to battle the elements in an unforgiving sport. I was … Continue reading


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