For those of you who have a need for speed, here’s a blast from the past that might have you reminiscing the days when you really had to work to make your boat the fastest on the water. Although Michigan Wheel is still in business, I hadn’t thought of them […]
The angler who just started bass fishing within the last 25 years or so has grown up sorting their tackle in the famed Plano 3600- and 3700-style boxes.
Once a year, generally in the spring, the Big Three, would put together an issue dedicated to bass and the bass angler.
Hence this short piece on the industry in the mid-70s. Here we have two ads from two of the major rod and reel companies of all time, Zebco and Garcia.
efore there was 360-Imaging, there was, in 1976, 360-imaging. Believe it or not. Ad is wasn’t from Humminbird but Flip Tail Lures
Front and center, of course, is a young Jimmy Houston (wearing a hat!) with a stout limit of fish. One of the interesting things about the ad is Jimmy’s boat.
While talking to Shaw Grigsby Jr. at ICAST 2014, we got on the subject of the old pro-on-pro format versus todays format where the pros fish alone. Shaw,
Shaw Grigsby Jr.’s been a stalwart on the professional tournament scene since 1977 but did you know that he started because he didn’t have a motorcycle race one weekend?
The Alabama Rig ® would bring to the forefront of bass fishing a ton of controversy both on the water and in the courts – some of which has been settled and a lot of which hasn’t.
On one of my first trips to Japan (2006) I was lucky enough to spend some time touring the local tackle shops and boat dealerships around Tokyo.