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Yeti Coolers- Review and Build Quality

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Yeti Coolers- built for a lifetime of use. The super cooler market was created by Yeti and although many have jumped into the fold in recent years, many still consider the Yeti product lineup to be the best. We caught up with Yeti at this year’s ICAST show and got […]

PowerPro’s Zero Impact- Fishing Line Review

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The braided line world has again moved the needle and this time from a company that’s sole mission is to innovate.  PowerPro unveiled it’s latest Spectra woven line at this year’s ICAST show in Las Vegas, Nevada and I think many will find that Zero Impact will provide yet another […]

G. Loomis SAR 1265-1266:  Timeless Performance

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It’s not often that you take time to celabrate a piece of fishing gear that’s over a decade old, but to earn the title of “great” in the angling world, you have to stand the test of time.  There are great years for cars and wines, so why not fishing […]

ICAST 2013 Product Awards

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I just returned from a whirlwind couple days in Las Vegas, Nevada at this years ICAST show.  ICAST is an international gathering where manufacturers meet with wholesalers in what for many is a make or break couple days.  The event itself is massive and the displays are often times way […]

A case for Tekotas, another case of Shimano-  Shimano Tekota Review

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In thinking about this article, I was reluctant to write the admission I’m about to make.  Part of being a professional guide is constant servicing of the tools that help me make a living.  So to admit you haven’t had your commercially used trolling reels serviced in 3 years was […]

Bobber Fishing for Trout

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The process of learning to fish has taken many twists and turns since my days of fishing for trout on Central Oregon’s Ochoco Reservoir.  Often times some of the simplest technique revelations are only extensions of another type of fishing.  I can’t tell you how many techniques I’ve brought from […]