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Reeling in Bluegill: A Guide to Choosing the Best Bluegill Lure

When it comes to fishing for bluegill, choosing the right lure can make all the difference between a successful day on the water and coming up empty-handed. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the best bluegill lure options and share tips for maximizing your chances of landing these prized panfish.

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Glow in the Dark Lures Not Just for Night Fishing

Glow in the dark fishing lures aren’t just for nighttime fishing adventures; they can also be highly effective during daylight hours when used strategically. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the versatility of glow in the dark lures and explore how to harness their glow-in-the-dark properties for success both

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Smell My Anise: The History and Science of the Effect of Anise Scent on Fish

The use of anise scent in fishing is a tradition steeped in history, dating back centuries and spanning cultures around the world. From ancient civilizations to modern-day anglers, the enticing aroma of anise has been hailed as a secret weapon for attracting fish. In this blog post, we’ll delve into

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Catch More Early-Season Crappies with the Delong Medium Tadpole

If you’re an avid crappie fisherman, you know that early-season fishing can be a challenge. As the water temperatures start to warm up and the crappie begin to move into shallower waters, it can be tough to find the right bait to attract these elusive fish. That’s where the Delong

Walleye tournament cheaters indicted, boat and trailer seized!

Two men have been charged for allegedly ( allegedly for the attorneys…..) cheating in a walleye tournament earlier this month. Jacob Runyan, 42, and Chase Cominsky, 35, have been charged with cheating, attempted grand theft, possessing criminal tools, and unlawful ownership of wild animals, prosecutors said. “I take every crime

Do Fish Smell?

Many people have not considered that fish have a sense of smell. A fish’s ability to smell is documented to be approximately 1,000 times better than a dog! From bass to sharks, Predator fish smell much better in water than humans do in the air. It stands to reason that

Do Fish Fart?

Have you ever gone fishing with a pothead, and they asked you a stupid question you couldn’t get out of your head? Welcome to my week! I was out fishing with a guy that will remain unnamed. His ability to catch copious amounts of fish is only surpassed by his

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The History of Delong Lures

In 1946 David DeLong poured his first six-inch Kilr worm in Akron, Ohio. He would goon to form the Delong lure company, which set up business in nearby Cleveland. Thecompany expanded and moved its operation to Centerville, Ohio, to operate for the nextseveral decades.In Centerville, the company hit its stride