"Tradition Lives on With Handmade Wooden Lures"

Handmade wooden fishing lures, dating back to the late 19 th  century, are the objects of desire for many collectors, but they're not just historical objects. The father-son team of Fred and David Hall in Florida combined life-long passions for fishing and woodworking as the basis for their specialty company, Hall Em In. Making lures since 2005, their creations have attracted a serious fan base and, from reports in the fishing magazine, for good reason. Made from fine, exotic woods, the lures show individual behaviors unlike anything seen with mass-produced plastic ones. Their designs - and names - reflect their origins in the experience and passion for fishing for the Halls and their fishing friends: Boca Bite, Chokoloskee Chomp and Capt. Steve's Menace are just a few examples. They are available from a select number of retail outlets in Florida, but can also be ordered through their website. Tackle boxes made from pecky cypress wood and treasure boxes and shadow frames to display collectible lures are custom-made from exotic woods

The Rescue Step isn't just a cool piece of gear - it's life-saving. A simple step that attaches to the outside of the back of small boats, the kind normally used for fishing, The Rescue Step provides a means for you to get out of the water and back into the safety of your vessel if you ever happen to fall overboard.

After falling overboard himself on a solo fishing trip, Edward Bronser, later the founder of The Rescue Step and a retired man who often took such solitary fishing trips, was stuck in the water.

Stranded 300 yards from shore in over 30 feet of frigid water, he didn't have much time. Scrambling at the sides of his fishing boat, he found that he couldn't pull himself back onboard. His strength waning, he further struggled to pull himself aboard by putting his feet on the blades of his boat's motor. Nothing worked. He wasn't able to pull himself back onto the boat. Luckily, another boat came by just as he had resigned himself to the fact that wasn't going to get back on his boat. Later a doctor told him that a few minutes more in the water would have meant the end

"Carry Flies and Lures the Lightweight, Handy, Organized Way"

When you don't want to lug a conventional tackle box with you - but still want to have a selection of flies, lures and other small items handy while out on your favorite stream - the TackleTote offers a solution.  Looking like an oversized trifold wallet, it has plenty of storage space, including pockets, pouches and a fleece panel for favorite flies. A zippered pocket in back makes a secure place to keep a fishing license, identification, cash or other valuable. Straps with D-rings allows you to snap on small tools. The TackleTote can be worn on the belt or with a strap around the neck. The tough, water-resistant fabric and tough construction allows it to stand up to a day on the river. It's a handsome design, too.


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Reasons Why the Shimano Curado Baitcast Reels Stand Tall among Bash Fishing Reels

If you are looking for the perfect fishing reel for largemouth, smallmouth, striped bass and peacock bass then look no further than the Shimano Curado E Low-Profile Baitcast Reels. Many experienced bass fishermen in the past complained about their difficulties with finding a high performance bass fishing reel until this series was released by Shimano. The Curado 200E7 became an instant hit with bass fishermen all over the world as soon as it was released on the market. The great news is that the manufacturer has gone ahead to revolutionize its design to the extent that its performance level is now light years ahead of rival products.

A question you may inevitably be asking right now is what sets Shimano Curado apart from its competitors? One of the greatest qualities of these popular bass fishing reels is the fact that their design is very smooth. They are portable and extremely lightweight compared to other fishing reels on the market for bass fishing. However, they perform exceptionally