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EGO Introduces New Products at ICAST 2021

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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!  

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Gear Reviews

Reviewed: Hyperlastic’s Dartspin

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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 […]

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Gear Reviews

Inventive Fishing Reviews Costa’s NEW Blackfin Pro Sunglasses

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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!  

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Gear Reviews

Plano Edge Tackle Boxes: Reviewed

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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 […]

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Gear Reviews

Live Target’s Fleeing Shrimp: The Review

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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 […]

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News

Mud Hole Custom Tackle Joins Coastal Conservation Association Florida for East Coast Redfish Restocking Initiative: Release the East

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 […]

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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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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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