Nebo’s 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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!
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.