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Custom Painted Crankbaits – The Future or Fad?

One thing I’m guilty of and I see I’m not alone these days is my addiction to custom painted crankbaits. Fishing is all about confidence, no matter the presentation or species you’re targeting. I mean, if you don’t think you’re going to catch anything, are...

Best Walleye Crankbaits – CrankBait Color Review

(Updated 6/24/19) I don't care where in the world you live, whether you're fishing a small river or lake to large reservoirs; there's a place in your arsenal for trolling or casting crankbaits for walleyes.  I personally LOVE trolling crankbaits for big walleyes.  In...

Muskie Trolling in a Nutshell

They say muskie fishing is about a fish per 10,000 casts right? Well the heck with it, we’re going muskie trolling. Musky trolling is something we’re still learning every time out. Myself, I consider myself a complete amateur. I make the trek to Minnesota about 2-3...

Soft Plastic Baits for Targeting BIG Walleyes

Over the years, soft plastic baits have changed a lot.  I mean, have you looked at the selection nowadays in the big box stores?  It’s crazy how many brands there are. Traditionally, plastic worms were the ticket when fishing for bass.  I used LONG worms that...

Hunting Snow Geese Over Water 101

It’s that time of year for me.  I’m done with winter blues and I’m starting to gear up for hunting spring snow geese.  I’ve been writing recently about the truths of snow goose hunting, as well as the 2nd installment...and it got me thinking about how the heck I’m...

The Truths to Hunting Snow Geese – Part Dos

As I write this it’s negative 18 outside, with no end of winter in sight.  I know, grab me a tissue right? We’ve ALL had a LONG winter, and it just feels like spring is still a month out.   As I sit and gather my gear for hunting spring snow geese, I start “thinking”...

Best Dog Shock Collar for Training Dogs & in the Field

You got the new pointing lab puppy home.  You got the dog bed, the treats, the food, the retrieving dummies, dog food dishes and maybe even a good crate (I like ruff tuff – but that is another post).  But what about a good shock collar?  A guy can’t help but notice...

Best Rechargeable Hand Warmer – Reusable is the Future

My hands get cold...easy. It's a curse for an outdoorsman because we spend so much time out in the cold. I spend a lot of time in the ice house as well as long days afield.  I've tested gloves after gloves, only to end up buying the throw away hand warmers. It's not...