Product Review Articles

 Gary Hurley

Clark Caster

Long a favorite of anglers trolling for spanish mackerel, bluefish, and other pelagic predators, the Clarkspoon has decades worth of limit catches under its shiny belt. The simple lure has an irresistible action when moving through the water, which accounts for the fact that it’s available in every coastal tackle store, and has a presence […]

 Gary Hurley

Shore Lure

Driven to create a versatile, high quality, and cost effective alternative to the Stingsilvers he’d been casting to bluefish and spanish mackerel in the Cape Hatteras surf, Steve Sedlacek began molding his own metal jigs in the late 80’s. Each time he and college roommate Jim Darges took another surf fishing trip to Hatteras, the […]

 Gary Hurley

MirrOmullet and MirrOlip

The original MirrOlure series, long a favorite lure for speckled trout and other inshore species, has been unchanged over the many decades since its introduction, and for good reason-it’s extremely effective. However, the slow sinking plugs aren’t ideal for all angling situations, and with that in mind L& S Lures is introducing two new MirrOlures […]

 Gary Hurley

DOA

The D.O.A. company, whose ultra-realistic soft plastic lures have long been staples in inshore fishermen’s artificial arsenals, are introducing several new products and updating a few of their proven designs with some vibrant new color schemes for the 2008 season. The original D.O.A. shrimp, perhaps the best known artificial shrimp on the market, is now […]

 Gary Hurley

Manns Tidewater Waker

For the 2008 season, Mann’s Bait Company is making several exciting additions to their popular line of saltwater hard baits. The first, the Mann’s Tidewater Waker, makes the company’s previous shallow running crankbait, the Tidewater Mid 1-Minus, look like a deep diver. On the retrieve, the Waker runs just 1-3″ below the water’s surface, creating […]