Icast was back in full swing this year, and EGO Fishing introduced several new products at the show. In this video, Grant Corbett introduces Inventive Fishing to a new tackle back pack, a new sling pack, a new soft-side bait bucket, and a new tournament weigh-in bag. FISH ON!
Hyperlastics, a Band of Anglers brand, produces one of the best new inshore lures around: the Dartspin, a soft-body and spinner bait hybrid. In this review, the Fishing Professor Sid Dobrin takes an in depth look at this innovative and effective lure designed by Patrick Sebile, one of the foremost lure designers working today. FISH […]
Costa has upgraded their popular Blackfin frames and just released the New Blackfin Pro. These frames and lenses are designed with anglers in mind. In this video, the Fishing Professor Sid Dobrin takes a close look at this new addition tot he Costa lineup. FISH ON!
In 1932, Plano Molding Company introduced its first molded plastic fishing tackle box,and in the 89 years since, the Plano brand has become synonymous with tackle management. Plano’s Edge series is the most recent addition to the Plano family of tackle boxes, and this video gear review takes a look at Plano’s cutting-edge new approach […]
In 2018, Live Target introduced the Fleeing Shrimp, a lure that immediately gained a lot of attention and accolades, including winning the coveted ICAST award for best new saltwater soft lure. The crew at Inventive Fishing have put the Fleeing Shrimp to the test and this video gear review takes an in-depth look at this […]
In its ongoing commitment to preserve natural fisheries and ecosystems for future generations, Mud Hole Custom Tackle is, again, joining forces with Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) Florida, supporting its East Coast Redfish Restocking Initiative: ‘Release the East.’ Following CCA Florida’s successful efforts along Florida’s West Coast, and borne out of drastic declines in redfish stocks […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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!