Archive for March 2011

For the Right Wild Turkey Load, Pattern for Success

When it comes to wild turkey hunting, one key success factor is choosing the right shotgun load. To increase your chances of killing a turkey, it’s best to hunt with a load that puts as many lethal pellets in the kill zone at the farthest distance, also known as shooting a “tight pattern”.  By field-testing... Read more »

Stren has new line on the shelves - Brute Strength

I have some new line and can’t wait to try it out. This is what Stren has to say about their new Brute Strength line… Stren’s Brute Strength is Extra Strong, Extra Tough, Castable, and Mangeable. Other “extra strength”monofilaments advertise superior strength, but their line can be fat, stiff and hard to cast. Stren Brute Strength... Read more »

Shimano Inc. Makes Donation to Victims of Japan Quake

We should all pitch in to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan.  ere is a press release that just came in from Shimano telling us of their contribution… IRVINE, Calif (March 30, 2011) Shimano Inc, located near Osaka, Japan, has made a donation to victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami... Read more »

Get That Gear Ready

Winter doldrums can really take a toll on man’s soul and desires.  You often catch yourself daydreaming of those cool spring mornings and the sounds of water splashing against the sides of the boat.  It seems every year your first trip or trips of the year are often hampered by equipment issues or you are... Read more »

Forest Lake Country Store April Northwoods Newsletter

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.  A morning cup of coffee never tastes better then when its enjoyed while reading about the happenings in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  I just recevied the April Newsletter from the Forest Lake Country Store near Land O Lakes Wisconsin.  It’s making me anxious because in June,... Read more »

Walleyes on the run

If you ‘re a walleye angler you will enjoy checking this out.  If you watch these MarCum underwater cameras for a while, you can see some really nice sized fish passing by.  Pretty neat. Shiocton, Wis. – (3/29/11) Time to open another web browser. While whittling away at the stack of emails suffocating your inbox,... Read more »

A diamond in the rough

This press release just came in on a fish catching lure…   Bemidji, Minn. – In nature, the critical goal of prey is to blend in, to hide from predators who seek to eat them. The intent of fishing lures on the other hand is exactly the opposite–to look and boldly swim like live prey,... Read more »

Lund's new Fury worth taking a look at

See this press release that came out from Lund…. New York Mills, Minn. (3/28/11) – Sink, float or fly–even while other boat builders have opted for the bailing bucket, the true leaders continue to push the envelope in technology and performance while offering indisputable value. It’s the hallmark of an authentic industry trendsetter–aggressively forging ahead... Read more »

Monthly Photo Contest Gives Away BoatUS Angler Memberships

 Just received this press release.  Good reminder to practice CPR, Catch Photo and Release.  Now send in photos to them and maybe you can win. ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 29, 2011 – Spring fishing season is here – and don’t forget the camera. Photos of your catch could win you a BoatUS Angler membership with basic... Read more »

Bass Pro offers Free Easter family fun

This  press release just came in from Bass Pro Shops. Springfield, Missouri–(March 28, 2011)– Now you can relive all your favorite Easter memories plus pass important family traditions on to your own children without it costing you a dime at Bass Pro Shops.  There’s no better time to get great outdoor memories started than during this... Read more »