But to me, there’s a downside to the electronic mapping. That downside is it’s difficult to look at your graph when you’re in the house preparing for your trip and unless you have a 40-inch computer screen
Happy Thanksgiving to all. Thank you for coming by but we’re taking the day off to celebrate with our families. There is a ton of content on the site, though, so check out what we have in the archives. We’re sure you’ll find something that will be of interest to […]
Many think the Green Box Lo-K-Tor was the first fish finder made by Lowrance Corp. of Oklahoma. However, the Red Box predated the famous Green Box but information is hard to find about the Red Box Lo-K-Tors
Not happy with the standard skirt materials of the day – primarily marabou, vinyl and hair – Hauck set out to find a material that had more action. What he came up with was what he called “living rubber.” At that time, Hauck went into business mass producing the material under the name Frank Hauck’s Living Rubber Lure Components.
In this ad from 1962 there are a couple of things to notice. First off look at the name of the company Lowrance Electronics Manufacturing Company (LEMCO). It’s not the familiar name Lowrance Electronics Incorporated (LEI) that we know today
What I found within the thick, rough-cut pages was information on how to catch bass I thought was only as new as Jason Lucas’ writings from the late 40s on or even from the 60s or 70s.
Yesterday we featured the book Lunkers Love Nightcrawlers – the first major treatise on structure fishing. This week we delve into a smaller publication on the subject, published by the Alexandria Drafting Company, called Bass Structure Fishing.
adapted from Bill Binkelman’s books, “Nightcrawler Secrets” and “Walleyes Love Nightcrawlers,” along with additional material supplied by a number of other experts – notably George Pazik, Jim Wrolstad, Don Woodruff, Ron Lindner, Spence Petros and Carl Malz.
“When the Ambassadeur bait caster came to America in 1954, it was Julian A. Wesseler that secured the contract with ABU to sell their reel.
I first heard of the Gitzit shortly after the Fall 1980 Western Bass tournament at Lake Havasu. We didn’t have the internet back then but news traveled fast via phone.