The best fishing glove is no glove at all. The sad fact is that fishing gloves tend to deaden our sense of feel and make detecting light strikes that much more difficult. That’s the cold hard facts. The question becomes is it worse to fish with gloves that rob our fingers of strike detecting sensitivity or to suffer with hands so cold the numbness makes it impossible to detect strikes? Surely there is a better alternative? Over the years I’ve fished with just about every glo
It’s nice to have choices in this world. When it comes to picking out a deep “V” or multi-species fishing boat anglers have three excellent choices to consider including a welded aluminum hull, riveted aluminum hull or a fiberglass hull. I’m often asked which is the best all around fishing boat design and the answer in this case is all three. Riveted aluminum hulls like this Starcraft STX 2050 feature reverse chime hull designs that rival the performance of fiberglass boats.
The interesting thing about fishing walleye in the fall is that the majority of anglers are trolling crankbaits. No doubt, crankbaits are an awesome way to target walleye in the Great Lakes and other larger basins of water. The question remains however, what about those anglers who don’t have the boats and gear to fish these off shore waters? Jig fishing in rivers is very popular in the spring, but a lot of anglers don’t realize in the fall we get a second crack at these fish
Things in the world of ice fishing are changing. As I stand back and take a look at the technology changes that have influenced ice fishing in recent years, I’m simply amazed at how sophisticated ice fishermen are becoming. Just a few of the new products that are helping ice fishermen be more successful include battery powered ice augers, Wi-Fi compatible sonar, heated tip-ups and dead stick boxes just to name a few. One of the more subtle, but important ice fishing advanceme