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GOAT Hub Cooler + Gear System

GOAT Hub Cooler + Gear System

GOAT Boxco’s Hub system offers one of the smartest designs we’ve seen. In addition to a cooling bin, they have four detachable “CAN” containers which can carry gear, bait, snacks, or other small items. They come in two sizes, with pre-loaded KITs and a CAN storage rack available. Prices shown are $100 off for a limited time.

Insane Fishing Line Casting

Insane Fishing Line Casting

Casting a line with power is something every fisherman wants to do. But the way that this guy casts a line is unreal – building up tremendous momentum, and using a pendulum casting technique to send his lure hundreds of feet over the water. It’s gonna take a while to reel this sucker in.

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NEBO Bucket Flashlight

NEBO Bucket Flashlight
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NEBO’ collapsible lantern doubles as a watertight bucket. It folds down to just 2.2″ thick and expands to hold up to 1.3 gallons (5 liters) of contents. With its lid on, it works as a lantern, and its puck-shaped magnetic light is removable. It’s perfect for doing under-sink repairs or for carrying bathing supplies when camping.

Gerber Gutsy Fishing Tool

Gerber Gutsy Fishing Tool

Gutting a freshly-caught fish isn’t the most pleasant of tasks, but if you have to do it, you want the right tool for the job. The Gusty incorporates a serrated scaler, a gutting hook, a scoop hook for clearing out veins, plus a bottle opener for celebrating a job well done with the day’s catch.

GoFish Underwater Fishing Camera

This wireless underwater camera sits on your fishing line and not only gives you insights about what’s down there but can capture some cool video footage of undersea life too. It shoots up to 1080p/60 resolution, has a night-vision green light, and works at depths up to 500 ft.

Moving in Rough Seas

Moving in Rough Seas

If you’ve ever been on a small boat on choppy seas, you know it can be a workout for your brain and body. Whistle Sports’ compilation of videos by Benjamin Bakke shows just how challenging it can get for fishermen when they’re below deck in rough weather.

How Fishing Line Is Made

How Fishing Line Is Made

Some fishing lines are monofilament, while others are braided from multiple strands. Science Channel takes us inside a factory that produces braided line, combining numerous microfibers into a single strong one, then bathing them in dye for color. They show how they make a smooth line that’s been coated in resin.

Drinking Straw Grasshopper

Drinking Straw Grasshopper

While we all know that plastic drinking straws are bad for the environment, it’s also true they’re good for making art. YouTuber Imaginative Guy shows off his crafting skills by turning a bendy green straw into a very convincing grasshopper fishing lure. He also made a shrimp using the same technique.

Knot Tying Reference Cards

Knot Tying Reference Cards
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ReferenceReady’s card sets are a great addition to your outdoor load-out, offering diagrams of how to tie a number of useful knots. They come in camping/backpacking, boating, fishing, climbing, and equine versions. Each set is printed on waterproof plastic cards, and comes with a mini carabiner. Also sold as a 57 knot set.

Fox Goes Fishing

Fox Goes Fishing

In this brief but highly satisfying video posted by Scott Galloway, a fox shows off exactly why they have a reputation for grace and intelligence, especially when it comes to hunting their prey. Watch as this little fella waits by a hole in the ice, then fishes out its meal like a champ.

Swiss Army Gone Fishing Edition

Swiss Army Gone Fishing Edition
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This special 2020 limited-edition pocket knife from Victorinox makes a great gift for anyone who loves to fish. It features imagery of fishing gear on one side and a colorful fishing scene on the other. Its functions include a blade, nail file/screwdriver, scissors, tweezers, toothpick, and a key ring.

Gerber Neat Freak Fishing Scissors

Gerber Neat Freak Fishing Scissors

Gerber’s specialty scissors are optimized for cutting braided fishing line without fraying. Their micro-serrated blades cut with precision, and full tang construction means durability. Their finger holes and squared-off shape offer comfort, and they have a built-in bottle opener and lanyard hole for carrying.

Cobra Garage Door Storage Rack

Cobra Garage Door Storage Rack
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This smartly-designed rack turns your garage door into an added storage space. Its two ABS plastic bars work together to hold up to 10 pounds of fishing rods, brooms, and other long, lightweight tools. They clamp into most standard 18″ or 21″ garage door panels without tools, or can screwed into a wall or ceiling.

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MadBite MadBrite Fishing Pliers

MadBite MadBrite Fishing Pliers
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KastKing’s spring-loaded aluminum pliers are a must have in any fisherman’s toolbox. They can safely remove hooks, cut fishing line, crimp sleeves, hold small objects, and have a bright LED light that shines on whatever you’re working with. Perfect for night fishing.

Fishing Adventure in a Titan XD

Fishing Adventure in a Titan XD

Our friends at Rides & Drives head to Northern Wisconsin and tell a tale of big fish, cold beer, Hawg Wobblers, supper clubs, and the 2016 Nissan Titan XD. If you’ve ever thought of taking a fishing trip to the northwoods, you might want to read this first!

Making a Bamboo Fishing Rod

Making a Bamboo Fishing Rod

If you thought that you could just stick a piece of fishing line on a piece of bamboo and call it a day, you’d be very wrong. Nick Taransky does it the right way, paistakingly handcrafting a proper split bamboo fly rod that we’d be truly proud to own.

Literally Catfishing

Literally Catfishing

In recent years, the term “catfishing” has come to mean the act of taking on a fictitious persona that’s very different than they actually are. That’s exactly what happened to Lance Burgos and his son when they were fishing for actual catfish in St. Martinville, Louisiana.

Flankers

Flankers

(PG-13 Language) Catch cold glimpses of the rugged coastline in rural Newfoundland and watch the whirling drama unfold as two discordant sets of fishermen attempt cooperation during a heavy storm, in Justin Oakey’s Flankers.

How to Catch Piranhas

How to Catch Piranhas

We actually never knew that piranhas were worth catching, but apparently some people eat them. This video from Brazil shows a really easy way to catch the little carnivores – though we’d be afraid they’d take off our hand.

Ultraskiff Angler 360

Ultraskiff Angler 360

It may not look like much, but this circular boat’s got it where it counts. The Angler 360 gives you a 360º vantage point at all times, turns on a dime and is extremely buoyant. It has large compartments, rod holders and more.

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Sneaky Sea Lion

Sneaky Sea Lion

A couple of fishermen show off their giant dorado catches when somebody else decides that the big green fish is their lunch and not for human consumption. We also like the stoic pelican just hanging out in the bottom right.

Marlin Fishing

Marlin Fishing

Fishermen in the Dominican Republic were attempting to catch, weigh and release a marlin, when it panicked and jumped right into their boat. You really don’t want to be anywhere near a flying 350 pound fish with deadly spear.

Manfisher

Manfisher

We don’t know how this happened, because as soon as this video starts we immediately see an unlucky diver stuck in a Soviet Russian joke: a monkfish caught him. Fortunately he was able to get free from its massive mouth.

Chompy the Shark

Chompy the Shark

(NSFW: language) Isaac Brumaghim was minding his own business, kayak fishing, when he received an unexpected visitor. His reaction is priceless (and way better than if Chompy had actually made contact). (Thanks everybody!)

Whale Jump

Whale Jump

A fishing boat off the coast of British Columbia encounters an unexpected visit from a humpback whale, as it goes flying into the air just feet from the side of their boat. Photo: Matthew Thornton.

The One That Got Away 2

The One That Got Away 2

(NSFW: Language) These folks seem a lot less serious about fishing than the enthusiasts we saw a while ago, hence their response to their catch being stolen by a big ass shork shawk shakkk shark.

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