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Gear Review: YoZuri Top Knot Leader

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Premiere tackle manufacturer YoZuri has introduced a new line of saltwater fishing leaders: the Top Knot series. These leaders are tough, abrasion resistant lines that leave you confident in their strengths. Take a look at the Inventive Fishing review posted here for more information. FISH ON!  

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Gear Review: Shimano Pop Orca

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Shimano has added a topwater lure to their Orca lure series. Made with a special “Bubble Chamber” and a flow-through design, the Pop-Orca provides some great visual disruption for that surface bite.  

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Gear Review: Live Target’s Trolling Lures

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Live Target, makers of incredibly life-like lures, has introduced two new trolling lures designed for offshore and nearshore fishing. The Live Target Spanish mackerel and the Live Target Cigar Minnow offer great  trolling consistency. Check out our gear review!  

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Gear Review: Cuda Brand Titanium Bonded Knives

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Looking for reliable filet and game knives? Check out Cuda Brand’s Titanium Bonded Knives. This video gear review will give you an overview of this great series of knives.  

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Gear Review: Bagley’s Rattlin’ Finger Mullet

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Bagley’s has released a new topwater finger mullet that is turning heads and catching fish. Check out the Inventive Fishing gear review that puts the Bagley’s Rattlin’ Finger Mullet through its paces to find that exciting topwater bite. FISH ON!  

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Gear Review: Okuma Inspira Saltwater Spinning Reel

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Okuma’s Inspira Saltwater Spinning Reel is an ideal, price-conscious inshore spinning reel that can take up the punishment that shallow water species like trout, redfish, snook, and jacks dole out. All-in-all this reel is well-designed for inshore and flats fishing. FISH ON!    

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Gear Review: Egret Bait’s Zombie RIP Stick

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Egret Baits continues to produce top-notch lures that catch fish. Egret’s Zombie RIP Stick hard lure comes in a floating and a slow sinking model, and each has the movable action to attract fish. These lures are great for the inshore bite, enticing snook, redfish, and trout  with a uniquely designed swimming action that accounts […]

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Gear Review: Okuma Azores Saltwater Spinning Reels and Shadow Stalker Gulf Coast Series Rods

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Looking for a professional-grade nearshore and inshore spinning outfit? Check out Okuma brands’ Azores saltwater spinning reel and pair it with Okuma’s Shadow Stalker Gulf Coast Series Rods. The two pieces of top-notch gear are designed to work well together, and as we show in this review, are built to take on some rugged fishing […]

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Gear Review: Unfair Lures’ Arrowhead

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Looking for a reliable inshore search bait? Check out Unfair Lure‘s Arrowhead, a slow sinking twitch bait designed for inshore  fishing. This well-balanced lure shows us , again, why the Unfair brand continues to grow in popularity among inshore anglers. Designed to mimic a pinfish, or maybe a pig fish or sand perch, the Arrowhead […]

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Gear Review: Savage Gear 3D TPE Fly Shrimp

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Savage Gear continues to turn out amazing artificial shrimp. The latest addition, the 3D TPE Fly Shrimp provides a mimic of a much younger shrimp than we are used to seeing. The TPE Fly Shrimp is an ideal little lure for estuary fishing and for enticing the early morning bite. FISH ON!  

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Gear Review: Hobie Phin and Manta Sunglasses

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Let’s face it, there are a lot of sunglass options out there. But we also have to acknowledge that there aren’t a lot of companies that are designing sunglasses specifically for anglers and accounting for anglers’ needs.  In this Video Gear Review we take a look at Hobie’s Phin and Manta sunglasses which were designed […]

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Gear Review: Glacier Gloves’ Acension Bay Sun Glove

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Sun protection is a must, and for anglers, having sun gloves that protect against harmful rays without impeding basic angler abilities–like knot tying–is essential. This review takes a look at the Acension Bay Sun Gloves by Glacier Glove. This durable sun glove offers UPF 50+ sun protection without limiting movement or finger dexterity. A sun […]

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Gear Review: Cuda Brand 18″ Titanium Bonded Large Dehooker

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There’s no question that Cuda Brand Tools are rugged, long-lasting tools designed for anglers and the punishment of angling environments. In this video, we take a look at Cuda’s 18″ Titanium Bonded Large Dehooker, a tool that you really should think about as a mandatory piece of equipment no matter what kind of fishing you plan […]

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Gear Review: Egret Baits’ Vudu Eel

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Egret Baits has brought us another tough-as-hell plastic lure: the Vudu Eel. Mimicking a small sand eel, this soft-bodied lure features an integrated weight-forward hook that provides some great darting action. Deadly on inshore species like trout, redfish, and snook, this eel imitator is also great for nearshore species like snapper, grouper, and seabass. And, […]

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Gear Review: Under Armour Capture Storm Sunglasses and Launch Storm Sunglasses

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Under Armour has released two new Storm sunglass models with anglers in mind. In this video we check out the UA Capture Storm and the UA Launch Storm. Both of these are high-quality, stylish eyewear for those of us who spend a lot of time on the water and in the glare. FISH ON!  

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Gear Review: “Paco” Series Kayak Fishing Rods by Lamiglas

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Lamiglas, producers of high-caliber fishing rods, has partnered with legendary rod designer and avid kayak angler Paul Paco Ernandez to introduce the “Paco” Kayak Series of rods. These rods feature great tip action, allowing excellent casting control and a really strong backbone. This Video Gear Review takes a look at this unique, pro-grade kayak rod. FISH […]

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Gear Review: Shimano Flats Wading Boot

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This is an Inventive Fishing Gear review of Shimano’s award-winning Flats Wading Boot. This boot is ideal for anyone wading rugged shorelines or flats. The tough sole stands up against the sharpest coral, oyster shells, lava, urchin spines, or other potential foot hazards.  

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Gear Review: Lidslash

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Here’s Inventive Fishing’s review of the new LidsLash, a great new eye-wear retainer designed to secure your glasses to your hat when you’re not wearing them. The LidsLash  uses “rare earth” magnets to safely secure your shades to virtually any hat brim. The quick release magnet also lets you access your glasses quickly, without struggling to find […]

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Gear Review: The Slick

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This is the Inventive Fishing gear review for The slick, a soft body lure that works as a slow sinking jerk bait.  

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Gear Review: Torpedo Bait Bucket

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Inventive Fishing has been using the Torpedo Bait Bucket for kayak fishing over the last few months, and in this video, we take a look at the pros and cons of using the tow-behind bait bucket.  Be sure to check out our other gear reviews and bucout www.inventivefishing.com for more resources and reviews.  

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