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Gerber Adds Folding Controller Filet Knife to its Saltwater Offerings

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This year at Icast 2019, Gerber introduced a folding filet knife for saltwater application as part of its new Controller knife series. 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 of specific […]

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ASA Outlines Offshore Wind Energy Priorities

The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) announced the recreational fishing industry’s position regarding offshore wind energy (OWE) expansion along the Atlantic coast. ASA wants to make sure the industry’s voice is heard when OWE polices and developments are under consideration. The position statement represents a commitment by ASA to engage on OWE projects in the New England and […]

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Z-Man Pledges Support of Essential Marine Research

For the people behind the phenomenal fish-catching baits at Z-Man Fishing Products, taking caring of the fish and their habitat has always been a primary priority. “Over the years, Z-Man chairman Jonathan Zucker and I have both played active roles in fishery projects,” says Z-Man president Daniel Nussbaum. “We’re big fans of fishery scientists and […]

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Yeti Introduces the New Hopper M30 at ICAST 2019

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Yeti has upgraded its popular Hopper soft cooler this year, announcing at Icast 2019 the release of Yeti M30. The new Hopper features a magnetic closure system and will be available in a new River Green color scheme. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has not field-tested the […]

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Gerber Introduces 11-Inch Salt Scimitar

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Gerber has extended its offerings in saltwater knives and tools, adding the new 11-inch scimitar to the lineup. Born to handle the big jobs, this full tang steaking knife can efficiently process or steak large species of fish with an 11” 9CR stainless steel blade. The GuideFins and HydroTread grip offer ultimate control even in […]

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Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ Now Available in 5 and 7-inch sizes

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Z-Man has added 5 and 7 inch versions of their DieZel MinnowZ, providing a greater range of options for targeting bigger inshore fish like tarpon and cobia. In this video Miles “Sonar” Burghoff, host of the Sportsman Channel’s series Sweetwater, introduces these two new offerings from Z-Man. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for […]

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LiveTarget Rolls Out Injected Core Technology with the Slow Roll Shiner at ICAST 2019

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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 Slow Roll Shiner. 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 […]

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G-Loomis Introduces the New IMX Pro Blue at ICAST 2019

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Premiere fishing rod manufacturer G-Loomis introduced the new IMX Pro Blue saltwater series of rods at ICAST 2019. 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 of specific products, please see Inventive […]

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Lamiglas Introduces the New TriFlex Inshore Series at ICAST 2019

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Lamiglas is a premiere fishing rod manufacturer, and this year at ICAST in Orlando, Lamiglas introduced a dynamic series on inshore rods: the TriFlex Inshore Series. In this video Lamiglas’ own Sean Kearney tells us about these new rods. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has not field-tested […]

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Plano Introduces Game Changing Concept for Tackle Management: The Edge

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Fishing legend Kevin Van Dam took some time at ICAST 2019 to introduce the Inventive Fishing team to a new concept in tackle management: The Edge. 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 […]

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Shimano Stradic Wins Best New Saltwater Reel at ICAST 2019

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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 […]

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Cuda’s 4″ Titanium Bonded Braid Nipper at ICAST 2019

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Cuda Pro Staffer Captain Jimbo Keith of Saltwater Assassin Fishing Charters introduces Cuda’s 4″ Titanium Bonded Braid Nipper at ICAST 2019. 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 of specific products, […]

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From the Head

From the Head: The Economic Impact of the 2018 South Atlantic Red Snapper Season

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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!  

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From The Head: The Forage Fish Act

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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!  

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From the Head: Red Snapper State Management

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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 […]

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Sportfishing Industry Mourns the Passing of Industry Giant, Darrell Lowrance

The sportfishing industry extends its sincere condolences to the Lowrance family on the passing of Darrell J. Lowrance, founder of Lowrance Electronics, Inc., who brought early technology to recreational fishing with the invention of the first portable sonar “fish finder” – the Fish-Lo-K-Tor – for the average angler. Darrell served as President and CEO of […]

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Popular Size Stella SW Spinning Reels Continue Shimano’s Techology Advancements

When it comes to saltwater fishing, the right reel with the right features plays a big part for a successful day on the water. Shimano’s thorough understanding of this ‘right reel’ is made clear with the new, re-designed Stella SW 8000PG, 8000HG, 10000PG, 14000XG, now being introduced at sports shows from coast-to-coast and soon to […]

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From the Head

From the Head: Trump Signs MFA

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Check out the latest From the Head video in which Sid Dobrin talks about the signing of the Modern Fish Act into law at the end of 2018. FISH ON!  

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President Trump Signs the Modern Fish Act

      The recreational fishing and boating community is celebrating the enactment of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), which was signed into law by President Trump on December 31. The Modern Fish Act finally recognizes in federal law the differences between recreational and commercial saltwater fishing and adds […]

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U.S. Senate Passes Modern Fish Act

On Monday, December 17, 2018, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed S.1520, the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (Modern Fish Act). The legislation, which would make critical updates to the oversight of federal fisheries, marks a big step forward for America’s angling community and now moves to the U.S. House for final passage. “Today […]

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