Archive for January, 2009

Steelhead Fishing Report with Ed H.

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Ed is an avid and experienced fisherman and he shares this beautiful catch with us from the Muskegon River in Newaygo, Michigan. Ed says that as soon as the ice clears out he will going out there again. I wish I lived out there and could go out with him, ...

Clearance Xtratuf Deck Boots B101

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

We went to the Big Rock Sports Dealer Show in Las Vegas and we bought a ton of these Xtratuf  B101 Deck Boots and we are passing the savings to you, our online customers. There are a few differences in these boots when compared to our other Xtratuf Boots. First these B101 ...

Shimano Voltaeus Fishing Rods

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

These are the brand new Shimano Voltaeus fishing rods and they are made with a new unifiber construction that is supposed to enhance our fishing experience. The unifiber construction on the Voltaeus rods uses three different composites and chemically bonds them together creating one fiber or uni-fiber. This process results ...

Irvine Lake Fish Report January 21st, 2009

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

IRVINE LAKE TROUT ACTION TOPPED BY 14-12 RAINBOW If the weather forecast holds true, the next several days of fishing should be excellent at Irvine Lake, according to Jimmy Getty at the Pro Shop. The last couple of days have been about average", observed Getty.

Aftco Guy Harvey Clothing

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Aftco Guy Harvey clothing has made such an impact on fisherman's wardrobes everywhere! Guy Harvey has been getting fishermen to dress nicely for years now. They think they are sporting their favorite fish on a shirt and they are, but they are looking so good doing it! I am always ...

Used Fishing Reels at The Longfin

Monday, January 19th, 2009

We get a ton of fishing reels on trade in at our retail store The Longfin in Orange, Ca. I am beginning to put these online and see how they do. I love the idea of selling used and pre-owned fishing gear as most of it is in very good ...

Irvine Lake Fish Report January 7th, 2009

Monday, January 19th, 2009

IRVINE LAKE MONSTER TROUT RAMPAGE CONTINUES; TROUT SEMINAR SLATED Unprecedented numbers of oversize trout were caught at Irvine Lake this week, reported Jimmy Getty at the Pro Shop. "The number of huge trout coming in has been spectacular, with more fish over 10 pounds than I can ever remember", observed ...

Blackwater Shock Leader Review

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Blackwater Shock Leader is fast becoming a fishermans favorite fluorocarbon leader because its virtually invisible underwater. Some lesser quality fluorocarbon leaders have inconsistensies and can either break or be more visible in certain sections of the spool. Blackwater is high quality and very consistent and you can really trust tying ...

Shimano Torium Reel Review

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

When Shimano came out with the Trinidad reels the fishing world was forever changed. The Shimano Torium has the same idea and technology but at a much more affordable price. The Shimano Torium has an over sized main gear which not only gives you over 6:1 gear ratio retrieve but ...

Havasu Stripers! By Dr. John.

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

I know that Dr. John is not only a top professional general and cosmetic dentist who specializes in very little if any pain but he is also a very skilled fisherman. He recently went striper fishing at Havasu and sent me a few pictures of these very nice stripers.  One ...