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The 9 Best Fishing Kayaks Of 2020: The Definitive Guide (In-Depth Reviews)

Fishing from a kayak affords anglers unparalleled access to small waters. Unlike those angling from the bank, kayaking anglers can access the water outside...
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9 Saltwater Fishing Rod, Reel and Lure Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

By the end of a long day on the water, you don’t want to do anything but get back to the marina, haul your...
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8 Polarized Fishing Sunglasses Reviewed ( For Fly, Sight Fishing etc )

Having a pair of polarized sunglasses can make your days on the water safer, more comfortable, and even increase productivity. Of course, you will...
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The 6 Best Ice Augers Of 2020: The Definitive Guide (In-Depth Reviews)

Every ice angler needs a high-quality auger along with their other ice fishing gear-- whether they are fishing from the cozy confines of a plush...
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The Best Spincasting Reels Reviewed & Tested ( 2020 Hands-on Guide )

Almost every angler has owned a spincasting reel at some point in time, although you may not remember it, if it was your first reel. For a long time, these...
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7 Best Tackle Boxes Reviewed in 2020 ( Fishing Boxes, Bags, Backpacks )

Tackle boxes are essential pieces of fishing equipment and are worth investing in. Not only do they provide a means of carrying all your...
Orvis Mirage III Fly Reel

Review: Orvis Mirage III Fly Reel

Outdoor Empire top pick for trout fishing  The Orvis Mirage series of reels was initially developed to withstand the abuse of big-game saltwater fishing. After battle-testing...
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The 7 Best Portable Fish Finders Reviewed & Tested ( Hands-on 2020 Guide )

  This guide is only focusing on castable and portable fish finders ( aside from explaining how fish finders work in general ). If you...
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The 8 Best Wading Boots Reviewed & Tested ( 2020 Hands-on Guide )

Fly-fishing success depends in large part on the equipment an angler wields. And while rods, reels, and lines draw most of the attention, wading boots are...
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Review: Shakespeare Ugly Stik Tiger Spinning Rod

Outdoor Empire top pick for spinning rod. Durability is one of the most important factors to consider when purchasing any fishing gear, especially with rods....