Boating

Tips For Boating with Your Pets

I don’t know about you, but my favorite fishing buddy is my dog.  He keeps my secret fishing spots “secret” and he never cast over me… ever!  Let’s face it, our pets are family and no wants to leave them home alone.  That being said, not all pets enjoy boats and the water.  Most dogs love that feeling of wind blowing in their faces and the stimulation of being outdoors.  Who would’ve thought?  These days my old boy isn’t too crazy about the water, but we’ve had some great days on the water together. 

Fishing Tackle Reviews

Freedom Lures Review

Freedom’s Live Action Hybrid Jig’s and Spinnerbait’s enhance the action of any favourite plastic or swimbait giving them a life like appeal that fish have never seen before.

Overall Rating 8.00

Manufacturer: Freedom Lures

Product: Lures/Hooks

About Fredom Lures

Freedom Tackle Corp. is committed to providing anglers with cutting edge technology. We strive to improve the accuracy and efficency of anglers without restricting their freedom to customize. Think of our products as tools that enhance the systems you already fish with. We pride ourselves in each and every product we produce, which is why every product we sell is unique to the industry and truly one of kind.

Freedom Lures
Freedom Lures

Freedom is Performance Review

First Impressions These are well made Jighead with a good paint job and ultra sharp hooks. Lure Features Zodiac:small round jighead with 3D eyes 2/0 lightwire hook. Rogue: large round jighead with a 3/0 heavywire hook. Hydra: Bullet Head with a 3/0 heavywire hook. Stealth: Large bullet head with 3D eyes and rubber skirt and Read More…

Gene Larew Soft Plastics
Fishing Tackle Reviews

Gene Larew Soft Plastic Baits Product Review

Gene Larew Lures are the manufacture our baits using the finest soft-plastic injection molding equipment in the industry. If you ask them what set them apart from the competition, they’ll tell you “Our baits are so consistent in shape and color, which isn’t always the case with many soft baits on the market today”.
 
We had the opportunity to test out several of the huge line of Gene Larew lures and here’s what our ProStaff team had to say about their lineup. 

Products Reviewed: Baby Mega Ring Shad, Floating Series Finesse Craw, , Baby Hoo Daddy, Tube Worm, Ribbon Tale Floating Worm, Floating Lizard, Mega Ring Shad, and the Fat Tail Tube 

Seasonal Fishing

Post-Spawn Fishing Tips

It’s pretty safe to say that the post-spawn is one of the hardest times of year to catch bass, in fact, many anglers feel it can be brutal.  
 
Post-spawn begins right after the spawning stage, when the bass leave their spawning beds.  Depending upon where you live the post-spawn stage can vary from February in the south to as late as July way up north. 
Fenwick GT70MH-F

Fenwick HMG Triggerstik Review – Kevin

HMG Triggerstik GT70MH-F

Rating: 8.00

 

First Impressions:

My first impression of the HMG 7 footer when I pulled it from the tube, was it felt a bit heavier than most of the rods I have been using.  But it does not have a spit grip handle which adds a few ounces to the rod.  I did notice however, the rod felt well balanced in my hand and the overall appearance and feel was very good.  

Fenwick GS66MH-F

Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod Review – Kevin

HMG Spinning Rod GS66MH-F

Rating: 7.67
 

First Impressions:

My first impression of this rod was pretty much same as the 7’ HMG Triggerstik, at first it seemed a little heavy.  I absolutely love the classic look of the whole HMG line of rods, but it’s not how a rod looks, it’s how it performs.  This rod performs!  

Fenwick ESMC69MH-F

Fenwick EliteTECH Smallmouth Series Rod Review – Kevin

EliteTECH Smallmouth Series ESMC69MH-F 

Rating: 8.16
 

First Impressions: 

The first thing I noticed about this rod when I pulled it out of the shipping tube was the green color with gold lettering that really made the rod “pop” in the sunlight.. .But there is more to this rod than just its good looks.