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ICAST 2014, Lures

Match the Hatch with the new Livetarget Yearling Baitball Lure Series

Match the Hatch with the new Livetarget Yearling Baitball Lure Series

The new LIVETARGET Yearling Baitball series makes its debut at ICAST 2014. This new lure series builds upon last years BaitBall design concept which adheres to the company’s founding principle to always “Match-the-Hatch”. This series won Best of Show in the Hard lure Category.  The new Yearling BaitBall series builds […]

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ICAST 2014: New Product Showcase Preview

ICAST 2014: New Product Showcase Preview

As usual, ICAST 2014 in Orlando Florida kicked off with the New Product Showcase Preview on Tuesday night. This annual gathering in which buyers and media get a sneak peak of the latest and greatest gear always proves to be an exciting event. ICAST 2014 is officially upon us and  […]

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ICAST 2014, Product News, Reels

The Abu Garcia Revo Beast Makes its Debut

The Abu Garcia Revo Beast Makes its Debut

This reel looks right up my alley.  Love the finish, over sized handle, and power knobs. The reels design platform centers around the ability to throw big baits such as schooling rigs and swim baits The predominant feature set includes 22lb max Carbon Matrix™ drag Infini II™Deep Spool for extra […]

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ICAST 2014, Lures

Jackall Releases Pompadour Topwater

Jackall Releases Pompadour Topwater

Jackall has a new bait making its debut this year called the Pompadour. It features a pretty slick action that reminds me of a Jitterbug mixed with a prop bait.  Looks like a fun bait to get some crazy topwater strikes on. This 3″ long 3/4 oz bait will be […]

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Product News, Reels

Shimano Brings Antares and Metanium Baitcast Reels to North American Market

Shimano Brings Antares and Metanium Baitcast Reels to North American Market

After much speculation Shimano has officially announced the arrival of the previously JDM only Antares and Metanium lineup of reels for availability to the North American Market. The Antares will sit as the Flagship of the non DC low profile bait casting reels, whereas the Metanium is situated as another […]

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Reels

Abu Garcia Morrum ZX 3600 hits the streets

Abu Garcia Morrum ZX 3600 hits the streets

Abu Garcia brings elite level excitement the round reel market this fall by releasing the top of the line Morrum ZX shown at ICAST 2013.  The Morrum namesake is synonymous with quality and the new Morrum ZX 3600 is currently their highest end US round reel offering. Weighing in at […]

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Product Reviews, Reels

The Shimano Chronarch CI4+: An Unboxing

The Shimano Chronarch CI4+: An Unboxing

Like many of you information crazy anglers out there,  I am always on the lookout for information regarding new product.  Hopefully, this quick un-boxing can help you as an angler make an informed decision regarding potential purchase of this reel.  Please note the intent of this writing is not to […]

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ICAST, ICAST 2013

ICAST 2013: Game Changers

ICAST 2013: Game Changers

ICAST 2013 has come to a close. Are you changing the game? Below are just a few of the many game changers I found on the show floor. More to come…   Daiwa Lexa 400 Ever since I handled a Shimano Tranx 500 I know that I wanted one in […]

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ICAST 2013

For Life: The Story of Abu Garcia

For Life: The Story of Abu Garcia

To coincide with the re-launch of their iconic Swedish made round reels at ICAST 2013 Abu Garcia has also released a short documentary. This genuinely intriguing film chronicles the history of the brand and gives the viewer an insiders perspective of how they have become one of the most legendary […]

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