Vexilar and the FLX-30BB

Vexilar and the FLX-30BB
The world of ice fishing has changed so much since I started drilling holes about 37 years ago.  Ice fishing rods have gone from sticks with two nails to wrap the line on to high tech inline reels and super sensitive rods. I have gone from sitting on a bucket to sitting in a comfortable... Read more »

Irish Setter Shoe Comfort

Irish Setter Shoe Comfort
As a person that is always on the go and that spends a lot of time on my feet it is always hard to find comfortable footwear that will last and keep my feet from hurting.  The search is always on to find a shoe that I can wear in the boat or while walking... Read more »

Grizzly Coolers to Keep it Cold!

Grizzly Coolers to Keep it Cold!
I have been very skeptical of these high dollar coolers.  Why would anyone pay so much money for a cooler that keeps your stuff cold?  Well being an outdoorsman there is always a need to keep things cold and some times you need to keep them lasting for many days.  I am thinking of going... Read more »
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Irish Setter Traveler shoes are a game changer

Irish Setter Traveler shoes are a game changer
As a hunter and fisherman, I am always looking at many different types of gear to make my experiences in the field that much better.  Whether it be a new gun, rod, reel or even set of outer gear the options are endless.  The one item that often get’s overlooked is what goes on my... Read more »

Navionics Gets even Better!

Navionics Gets even Better!
As an angler I take my time on the water very seriously.  Not only do I work hard on the water to maximize my time and catches but I also spend time off the water to do the best I can to learn a lake. Navionics has allowed me to look at lake maps both... Read more »

The Fishing Passion and Finding Time to Pursue It

The Fishing Passion and Finding Time to Pursue It
It seems that as I get older and my son grows up I tend to find less and less time to be able to get out on the boat and fish. Between coaching soccer practice and then all the games as well as other after school activities life just gets full up and the time... Read more »
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Sunglasses and The Need to Protect your Most Important Asset

Sunglasses and The Need to Protect your Most Important Asset
As a multispecies angler and avid outdoorsman, I have gear in my boat, garage, and basement to match just about any condition you come across. My walls are lined with rod and reel combos that are matched to any species you can imagine. Then I narrow down those selections to multiple ones that are just... Read more »

Sheldons’ Inc. Names Nik Kolbeck Communications Director

Sheldons’ Inc. Names Nik Kolbeck Communications Director
 I don’t know about you, but I grew up with Mister Twister and Mepps.  These were two lure manufactures that had many spaces in my tackle box.  They still have a place in my gear today as their range of products is tremendous.  It is great to see that a little company has grown so... Read more »

Trophy Fish! Do you Replicate or Keep?

Trophy Fish! Do you Replicate or Keep?
As anglers we are all in search of those “trophy” fish. Some may deny it, but deep down we all want to catch a fish that we can hang on the wall. A fish that we can be proud of and are able to stare at for hours and remember every last detail about that... Read more »
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Ben's First Hunt

Ben's First Hunt
It has been a year that has passed and I am finally able to find the time to put some words down to paper to describe and event that I can only explain as “magical”. I have written before about my energetic 6-year old son Ben but that was always related to fishing. This time... Read more »