HUNTING & FISHING GEAR
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How to Make Fishing Leaders The Easy Way

Making fishing leaders is easy, and it’s really something I had to do more of because of the types of fishing I do. It saves money and I find it to be enjoyable. There are really 2 ways to make a fishing leader. Leaders with a GOOD knot. Leaders made with crimps. Now...

Slip Bobber Fishing Tips for Walleyes

I caught my first walleye slip bobber fishing when I was a kid.  That was many moons ago, but I can still remember it well. My dad tossed out a slip bobber for me and I stared at that thing for what felt like forever (for a 5-year-old it was probably 10 minutes).  It...

Best Fishing Line for Walleye Fishing

A common question I see is... what is the best fishing line for walleye? The reality is there is no one fishing line for every walleye fishing application. Each type of line shines in its own way, depending on how it’s used. For example, what line you use for...

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...