Archive for June 2011

The Bombshell Turtle- Your missing link to more and bigger fish!

Another new product that will be hitting the market.  It’s amazing the new thought processes and the Ideas for new baits coming out. The Bombshell TurtleTMYour “missing link” to catching more fish.Castalia Outdoors announces a bombshell – Bombshell TurtleTM that is. This new soft plastic fishing lure has a unique shape that is irresistible to... Read more »

Abu Garcia's Verdict Rods have extending handle to adjust length

Pure fishing just sent this info over.   I saw this rod featured at the ICAST Show.  It’s a winner  for sure.  I have a rod locker that runs up the center of my boat.  It will take 6 and 6.5 ft. rods. Most of my rods are longer, some 7 ft. and longer.   This new extending handle system is... Read more »

Old tackle still works

From our friends at the Williamson County Tourism Bureau…. OLD FISHING TECHNIQUES STILL WORK Amid the hustle and bustle of modern life the return to cane pole bank fishing is seen as a return to fishing’s roots.  It is a return to the time of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer.  Just the thought of cane... Read more »

Lake of the Ozarks means Summer Fun Vacationing

From our friends at Lake of the Ozarks.   Gotta make it a point to get down there theis summer.   Join the Fourth of July Celebration at Central Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks. Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. – Fun, the Fourth of July and the Lake of the Ozarks go together like firecrackers, sparklers... Read more »

Time for catching Red Snapper

  From our freinds at Orange Beach, Alabama… Red Snapper Fishing Red Hoton Alabama’s Gulf Coast 06/16/2011 – How did the BP oil spill of last summer affect fishing in the Gulf of Mexico this year? To learn the answer, we talked with the Orange Beach Fishing Association (OBFA) in Orange Beach Alabama. “I’ve never... Read more »

Shark Tooth Megalodon Series Set to Attack ICAST

Another great product that will be making an appearance at the 2011 ICAST show:Endorsed by Captain Blair Wiggins of Addictive Fishing for Saltwater, and Heavy LineFrom Anglers Press :Media:Just over a year ago, Fly Fishing Specialties hit the mainstream fishing market with the Shark Tooth; an innovative spool management system that took a bite out... Read more »

Forest Lake Country Store June Update..... And Photos

Sorry, had to add this photo. This was my biggest fish of the trip.  Lake and spot recommended by Mark at the Forest Lake Country Store.
My trip to the Land O Lakes area is coming to a quick close.  I had a blast up here doing some tv shows for the Angler’s Isle Resort (  I did get a couple of nice shows taped and they’ll be on the air in early July. Well on my last evening up here... Read more »

A Great fishing vacation destination for the whole family

This week I’ve been up in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  I’m staying at the Angler’s Isle Resort www, .  Joining me is my nephew Jerod from Homer Glen.   He’s loving this resort.  We’re deep in the woods, right on the banks of Mamie Lake which is part of the Cisco Chain, and only minutes away... Read more »

Bass Open Saturday, June 18th at Shabbona Lake

From Denny Sands at Shabbona Lakeside Tackle and the Pokanoka Cafe…. Bass Open June 18th Sponsored By Cabela’s Outdoors Cabela’s Outdoors has generously agreed to sponsor the 2011 Shabbona Lakeside’s Bass Open on Saturday, June 18th, 6 AM – 7 PM. Cabela’s will be offering $100. for the heaviest Bass caught on June 18th from... Read more »

Leinenkugel pitches in on Chicago River clean up

The Chicago River clean up is big in the news.  Now our friends at Leinenkugel’s is jumping on board to help out.  Take a look at the press release that just came in from them…. LEINENKUGEL’S JOINS FORCES WITH FRIENDS OF THE CHICAGO RIVER TO HELP PROTECT AND PRESERVE ENDANGERED WATERWAY Recent poll of Leinie’s... Read more »