Fishing Gear

July 20, 2021
If you're in search of some hot new fishing gear for the summer of 2021, check out these three top picks. We've spent the past many months looking at and testing this stuff, so you know what will…
June 13, 2021
Looking for some hot new fishing gear for the summer of 2021? Here are some of our top picks. ACR Bivy Stick The Bivy Stick is the smallest satellite texting device around. You want to text…
April 18, 2021
Want to check out some new how-to fishing videos? We’ve enjoyed a fantastic spring of fishing so far in 2021, and that’s given us the opportunity to produce several new videos covering how-to aspects…
April 5, 2021
Ready to check out three tip picks for hot new fishing gear this spring?  The Piscifun Alijoz 300 low profile baitcasting reel proved its mettle on muskie. Piscifun Baitcaster Review If you’re…
January 26, 2021
Back in ye olden days, after a day of Chesapeake Bay fishing people would log their catches in notebooks. Logging is still a great way to figure out trends and patterns, but it’s the 21st Century.…
January 20, 2021
Ready to check out a bunch of hot new fishing gear, for the new year? Of course you are! Here are three top picks from our latest round-up. Piscifun Carbon X 1000 We found that the Piscifun Carbon…
January 8, 2021
Thank goodness 2020 is FINALLY over, and now we can move on to 2021 thinking about Chesapeake Bay Fishing, put our freshwater fishing tips to good use, and apply the art of trolling a mixed spread…
December 11, 2020
Looking for a Christmas fishing gift for a loved one? These top picks are sure to please, but the holidays are almost here so you'll have to act fast to get 'em under the tree. If you give the…
November 15, 2020
Looking for some holiday gifts for a fisherman who loves hot new fishing gear? Check out these three options, which will make every angler's eyes light up. The Minn Kota Raptor will make it easy to…
September 15, 2020
As you gear up for late season action like big fall stripers on the Chesapeake, fishing for flounder at the coast, or specks in the shallows, you want to make sure you'll have the latest and greatest…
July 26, 2020
We come across some very cool fishing gear every year, and we also come across some utterly weird items that are allegedly designed to catch fish - or, at least to catch fishermen. We thought it…
February 4, 2020
Between the winter freshwater bite, shots at tautog, and a hard-water fishing trip or two, we Mid-Atlantic anglers have plenty of options for keeping ourselves busy even during the month of February…
January 7, 2020
The new Topwater rooftop rod box from Yakima enables you to store up to eight fully rigged rods up to eight feet in length. The plastic Carbonite shell protects your gear from the elements and the…
December 16, 2019
Christmas is right around the corner, so you'd better act fast if you don't yet have a gift for the beloved angler in your family - here are three great ideas from our New Gear section that might fit…
November 13, 2019
Take a look at any seasoned angler’s setup and you’ll be hard pressed to find a fishing kayak without more than a few custom modifications. After you have Selected the Best Fishing Kayak and you’ve…
October 11, 2019
I had the opportunity to field test Shimano’s new surf reel, the SpeedMaster 14000XTC matched to the Shimano Speed Master 10’6” SPMS106MH2 surf rod, which is rated as medium-heavy with moderate…
September 3, 2019
You got a glimpse of the ICAST award-winners when we published Hot New Fishing Gear - ICAST 2019 Best of Show Winners, and we took a closer look at the Ghost Drag, Deeper Shoreline Fishfinder, and…
August 15, 2019
A few weeks back we told you about some of the hot new fishing gear ICAST "Best of Show" award winners, but there was so much cool new stuff we barely scratched the surface. Here are three more must-…