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Product Reviews – Grundens Superwatch Foul Weather Gear

Product Reviews – Grundens Superwatch Foul Weather Gear

Every angler knows the value of staying dry, whether from a sudden rainstorm or the spray of a quartering chop. This time of year as the temperatures fall, good outerwear is essential to warmth and staying on the bite for a full day, regardless of the elements. With die hard recreational and commercial fishermen alike […]

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Product Reviews – Swimbaits for Larger Trout

When it comes to fall speckled trout fishing in the Carolinas, we always seem to find the same few tried and true offerings hanging from our rod tips. Disregarding hot color patterns that change from season to season, MirrOlures, D.O.A. shrimp, X-Raps, and 4” soft plastic/jig head combinations comprise the majority of tackle sales, as […]

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Product Review – Sea Vixen Ghost Stand-Up Rods

Product Review – Sea Vixen Ghost Stand-Up Rods

With the increase in rod blank material and technology, each year brings a new inshore or jigging rod that is lighter yet stronger. While tackle manufacturers are consistently pushing the limits with this, the category of stand-up trolling rods seems to be often forgotten. Fiberglass and composite blanks, some resembling the size and stature of […]

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Product Review – Shimano Curado DC

Product Review – Shimano Curado DC

We’ve all had a bad experience (or several) with a baitcasting-style reel. Despite the benefits of more accurate casting and better fish-fighting capabilities, many anglers are still quite hesitant to use a baitcaster in most situations. Even the most avid angler faces times where light lures and headwinds make spinning gear a must. However, Shimano […]

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Product Review – Otter Tails

Product Review – Otter Tails

Over the past decade, fishing for flounder along the nearshore artificial reefs and wrecks in NC has grown in popularity. Scented soft plastics, realistic bucktails, and sophisticated trolling motors/electronics have become the norm and are a big reason for the growth of this fishery. One frustration remains among these anglers, though–the lack of durability in […]