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Best Spincasting Reels Reviewed & Tested (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 ...
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Best Baitcasting Reels Reviewed: The Definitive Guide

Baitcasting reels are some of the most popular reels used by modern anglers, and they are a great choice for those who want to use ...
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7 Best Portable Fish Finders Reviewed & Tested (Hands-on Guide)

This guide is only focusing on castable and portable fish finders ( aside from explaining how fish finders work in general ). ...
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7 Best Fish Finders For Kayaks Reviewed (Hands-on Guide)

Just because you make your way around the lake in a little fishing kayak or canoe doesn’t mean you are looking for ...
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16 Best Fly Rods Reviewed & Tested (Hands-on Guide)

When you’re new to fly fishing, buying your first fly rod can be intimidating. Even if you’re a veteran angler shopping for ...
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8 Best Fish Finders Reviewed & Tested (Hands-on Guide)

A fish finder is a very useful tool that, as its name implies, helps you locate fish underwater. It uses pulses of ...
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13 Best Spinning Reels Reviewed & Tested (Hands-on Guide)

While bass anglers and trolling aficionados often prefer baitcasting reels, and most kid-friendly rod and reel combos feature a spincasting reel, spinning ...
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7 Best Spinning Reels for Bass Fishing Reviewed (Hands-on Guide)

Are you thinking of adding a spinning reel to your bass fishing arsenal? Are you having a difficult time navigating the hundreds ...
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12 Best Fishing Rods Reviewed & Revealed (Hands-on Guide)

For a perfect fishing combo you also need a reel! Take a look how to choose the best spinning reel for your ...
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6 Best Surf Fishing Rods Reviewed (Hands-on Guide)

Whether you are fishing for buckets full of croakers or targeting the largest cobia in the cove, fishing is always more relaxing ...
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Best Under $100 Spinning Reels Reviewed (Hands-on Guide)

Are you searching for a new spinning reel? They make an excellent addition to any tackle box. Are you a little short ...
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8 Best Coolers Reviewed (Budget to Best on The Market)

When it comes time to upgrade you cooler, you will find that it is more complicated than ever before. Today’s coolers do ...
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9 Best Fishing Kayaks: 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 ...
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Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Bowfishing: Equipment and Technique

Whether you are an angler looking for a new challenge or an experienced archer wanting to sharpen your skills during the off-season, ...
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8 Polarized Fishing Sunglasses Reviewed (Fly, Sight Fishing)

Having a pair of polarized sunglasses can make your days on the water safer, more comfortable, and even increase productivity. Of course, ...
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Surf Fishing 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Beach Fishing Gear & Casting

Whether you’re jigging for bass at your local pond, trolling for stripers at the local reservoir or battling giant marlin miles from ...
Redington Classic Trout Fly Rod

Review: Redington Classic Trout Fly Rod

Outdoor Empire pick for best trout rod. The world of fly fishing gear is saturated with specialty items, especially when it comes ...
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Saltwater vs Freshwater Reels: What’s the Big Difference? 

Although most anglers ply their craft in broadly similar ways, there are a few significant differences between those who fish in freshwater ...
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How to Spool a Spinning Reel Without The Line Twist

It’s always more fun to fish than it is to futz around with your gear, but some types of maintenance are unavoidable. ...
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6 Fishing Rod Casting Techniques (Basic to Advanced)

If you want to catch fish, you need to sling your lure out to where the lunkers lurk regardless of the species you are ...