News

Bipartisan Lawmakers Remain Committed to Modernizing the California Drift Gillnet Fishery

Sportfishing industry resumes work to phase out destructive gear in California. On February 8, 2021, Senators Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) reintroduced the Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act which aims to align state and federal policy to support the modernization of California’s swordfish fishery. The California drift gillnet fishery is the last […]

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First Ever BassPro Super Bowl Commercial to Air Sunday

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On February 4, 2021, BassPro Shops posted a preview of the first ever BassPro Superbowl commercial. “The great outdoors are wide open, and they’re calling us like never before,” the commercial proclaims in a voice over filled with hope. The moving and inspiring commercial culminates with the great message “Let’s get back to nature; we’re […]

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News

Getting Back to Business at ICAST 2021

This July, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show is headed back to Orlando. This year marks the 64th consecutive recreational fishing trade show produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) for its members and the recreational fishing industry. ICAST 2021 is scheduled for July 20 – 23, in the North/South building at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in […]

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Gear Reviews

G-Loomis E6X Inshore Spinning Rods–The Inventive Fishing Review

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G-Loomis now has an inshore version of the E6X rods in both spinning and casting models. Check out this review of the E6X spinning rods. FISH ON!  

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Gear Reviews

FishEng’s Leader Board: The Review

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FishEng’s Leader Board inserts for Plano utility boxes are a really great addition to your tackle management. This Video Gear Review takes a look at the innovative inserts. FISH ON!  

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Gear Reviews

Gear Review: ChaseBaits RipSnorter

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The Australia-based lure manufacturer ChaseBaits is making a big splash in U.S. markets with some incredible new lure designs. In this Gear Review, Inventive Fishing takes a look at Chasebaits’ RipSnorter Lure. FISH ON!  

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Gear Reviews

Gorilla Grip Gloves: The Inventive Fishing Gear Review

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The Inventive Fishing crew has been putting Gorilla Grip’s No Slip Fishing Gloves and Grip A5 Cut Protection Filet Gloves to the test. This video gear review takes a look at these cost effective no slip fishing gloves. FISH ON!  

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Gear Reviews

Gear Review: LiveTarget Pinfish Swimbait

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As part of their innovative swimbait series, Livetarget has developed a great pinfish imitator. In this video the Fishing Professor Sid Dobrin takes a look at this rugged artificial. Fish On!  

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Gear Reviews

G-Loomis IMX Pro Blue: Gear Review

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This past August G-Loomis released its new IMX Pro Blue series of inshore rods, including three models of spinning rods and six casting versions. In this video Inventive Fishing takes a look at these new rods. FISH ON!  

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Gear Reviews

Plano’s Big Game Tackle Box: The Review

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Whether you’re digging for grouper or trolling for billfish, big game fishing requires big lures. Most tackle management systems are not designed to handle bigger lures like trolling lures. Plano’s Big Game Tackle Box, however, may be the solution you need for your bigger lures. In this review, we take a look at that Big […]

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Gear Reviews

Gerber Controller Saltwater Filet Knife System Reviewed

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The Inventive Fishing team put the new Gerber Controller Saltwater Filet Knife System to the test with a big haul of Alaskan salmon. Check out our review of the system. FISH ON!  

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News

Gulf of Mexico States Take the Helm of Private Recreational Red Snapper Seasons

        The recreational fishing and boating community praised final action taken by NOAA Fisheries to implement state management for private anglers fishing for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. Today’s action cements the management changes found in “Reef Fish Amendment 50: State Management for Recreational Red Snapper” agreed to by the […]

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Gear Reviews

Gear review: Seattle Sports’ LocoDr DownUnder ZipDuff

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Looking for a reliable dry bag that can be carried as a duffel or a backpack? In this Inventive Fishing Gear Review we take a look at Seattle Sports’ LocoDr DownUnder ZipDuff. FISH ON!  

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Gear Reviews

Gear Review: KastKing Estuary Inshore Rods

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This Inventive Fishing Gear review takes a look at KastKing’s newly released Estuary series of inshore fishing rods.  

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New Product Introduction

LiveTarget Introduces Injected Core Technology Flutter Sardine

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In another innovative move, Live Target has released a new approach to lure manufacture: Injected Core Technology–ICT. In this video, Live Target’s Gary Abernethy introduces the ICT Flutter Sardine. The Flutter Sardine mimics a Sardine fluttering in distress. The Inner-Core produces a vibrant flash, the feather hook creates drag and holds the hook in the […]

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New Product Introduction

Shimano Extends its Orca Lure Series with the New Orca Slim

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Shimano has extended its Orca lure series by adding the SP-Orca Slim. The Pop-ORCA Slim is the newest popper addition to the ORCA offshore lure series. This popper has a unique bubble chamber that was designed to maximize commotion, coupled with diving and erratic swimming action, this lure is sure to get the attention of […]

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Lamiglas Introduces Two New Series of Surf Casting Rods

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Lamiglas, a premiere fishing rod manufacturer, will be releasing two new series of surf casting rods this year: the Carbon Surf Series and the Night Shift Series. Sean Kearney of Lamiglas introduces both of these series of rods in this video. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has […]

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New Product Introduction

MirrOLure Introduces their New Skin Series at Icast 2019

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MirrOLure is a premier manufacturer of high-quality inshore lures. Their MirroDine and and C-Eye lures are considered some of the best lures around for inshore species. This year at Icast in Orlando, MirrOlure introduced a new take on these classic lures, as well as some of their other lure models: the Skin Series. In this […]

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New Product Introduction: Gorilla Grip at Icast 2019

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Looking for a non-slip glove with a lot of grip for handling fish, cleaning fish, or grabbing gear covered in fish slime? Check out the Gorilla Grip Glove. Gorilla introduced the Inventive Fishing crew to their new gloves at Icast 2019. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has […]

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New Product Introduction

Yeti Introduces LoadOut GoBox

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Yeti introduced the Inventive Fishing team to their new LoadOut GoBox, a unique, virtually indestructible gear box. The GoBox features a divider, a caddy, and a Pack Attic™. This isn’t a cooler; it’s a rugged gear box. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has not field-tested the product […]

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