This year at ICAST 2021 in Orlando, Florida, Okuma announced the release of a new, upgraded version of their popular Solaris Surf Rod Series. In this video, John Bretza, Director of Product Development at Okuma, gives the Inventive Fishing crew an introduction to this new rod series. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shimano’s redesigned Stradic spinning reel was awarded the coveted Best Saltwater Reel in the New Product Showcase at this year’s Icast in Orlando, Florida. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has not field-tested the product addressed here and, thus, neither endorses nor criticizes the product. For critical reviews […]
In this episode of From the Head, Sid Dobrin takes a look at the newly released report from the American Sportfishing Association “Economic Contribution of the 2018 Recreational Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic.” FISH ON!
A new bill has been introduced in Congress to help conserve forage fish–what we often call bait fish. Sustainable management of these fisheries has been needed for a long time, and in this From the Head video, Sid Dobrin explains why this is an important bill to support. FISH ON!
Big news for red snapper anglers: the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council—one of the eight councils that represents the National Marine Fisheries Service within NOAA—voted to delegate management authority over recreational red snapper harvest to each of the five Gulf States in federal waters. In this episode of “From the Head,” Sid Dobrin takes […]
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, the world leader in saltwater flats conservation, has completed a multi-year Bonefish Genetics Study, the results of which provide scientific evidence that the bonefish population across the Caribbean is closely connected. The study, which launched in 2014, involved the collection of genetic samples from bonefish in multiple locations spanning the region. […]
Aqua-Vu, makers of underwater camera systems, introduced the new Micro Stealth 4.3 at Icast 2018. The viewing screen on this system fits in the palm of your hand and features hi-res, crystal-clear video. In this video, Ben from Aqua-Vu introduces us to the new Micro Stealth, as well as some other great stuff from Aqua-Vu. […]
Since 1966, anglers have relied on Seaguar lines and leaders. Now, Seaguar is changing the way they deliver their tried-and-true lines to us, and they introduced a new Gold Label, providing the thinnest, yet strongest leader materials they’ve made to date. At Icast 2018, Seaguar’s own Dave Rose introduced the Inventive Fishing crew to new […]
Let’s face it, Cuda brand tools are designed for the saltwater angler. Bassmaster Elite Series angler and Cuda Pro Staffer Bobby Lane took some time at Icast 2018 to introduce Inventive Fishing to two new Cuda offerings: Cuda’s Titanium Non-Stick Shears and Cuda’s Professional Pliers. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes […]
There’s no question that LiveTarget’s new Hollow Body Crawfish is going to be a monster in the bass fishing world. In fact, the lure already captured top honors at ICAST 2018 picking up the Best Freshwater Soft Body Lure Award. But when Sid Dobrin and David Walker talk about the lure, they’ve got redfish on […]
Let’s face it, we’ve come to expect excellence from Cuda Brand products. From their knives to dehookers, gaffs, nets, and pretty much any tool and angler might need, Cuda Brand has proven time and time again to manufacture some of the most dependable fishing tools available. Cuda Brand’s 7.5″ Mono/Braid Fishing Pliers & Wire Cutters are […]
Premiere lure manufacturer Yo-Zuri recently introduced their new 3D Inshore series, and we’ve been putting all five of these lures through their paces. In this review, we take a look at the 3D Inshore Popper, a great little topwater lure. Be sure to look for our reviews of the other four lures in this series […]
If you thought Cuda Brand‘s Titanium Bonded Knives were top-tier knives, check out Cuda Brand‘s Professional series. This review takes a look at the Professional series and shows why these are superior knives for anglers, hunters, and kitchen rats. FISH ON!
The Inventive Fishing team has been in Hawaii fishing for the big bonefish of Oahu’s flats. They pitted Shimano’s NASCI spinning reel against some 10 pound bones and gave these reels a serious work out. This video is the Inventive Fishing review of the NASCI spinning reel filmed in Oahu, Hawaii. FISH ON!