Topics: Gear

Lew’s SS300 Speed Spin Reel

Mar 27, 2012

According to the manufacturer, the new Lew’s SS300 speed spool is designed to handle all types of line, including braid.

It’s fun to develop new bass baits

Mar 26, 2012

I want to talk a little about fishing lure development. Sometimes it’s a carefully mapped out plan that comes together with anglers, engineers and manufacturing companies. Other times, it’s just something that happens. That’s the way it was with the new Havoc Smash Tube from Berkley.

Plano Guide Series 4673 tackle storage system

Mar 21, 2012

According to the Plano it provides a single bag for the tournament non-boater or any mobile angler with a handy tackle storage system for the day or the weekend.

River2Sea Bling spinnerbait

Mar 20, 2012

Ish Monroe designed this spinnerbait to have maximum flash and vibration at slow speeds.

Hatcams' new, stronger mount

Mar 14, 2012

Hatcams’ New Mounting System has a heavier-duty visor and more forward placement of the camera mount.

Lew Childre: Bass tackle pioneer

Mar 12, 2012

Lew Childre revolutionized bass fishing rods and reels. In this gallery you'll see some of Lew's original gear; the foundation of modern bass tackle.

Evolve Baits' Kompak Craw

Mar 12, 2012

This slimy devil is as versatile as a craw can get.

Berkley Havoc Smash Tube

Mar 9, 2012

Iaconelli designed the Smash Tube to resemble his most successful tubes, the ones that he found in the bottom of his tackle box that were smashed flat.

Should you switch to Lithium-ion batteries?

Mar 8, 2012

Batteries are a critical part of bass fishing. They’re responsible for everything from starting your outboard to powering your trolling motor and your electronics.

A look at the 2012 Classic baits

Mar 7, 2012

Pros in the 42nd Bassmaster Classic used a wide array of baits and techniques.