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The Beginners Guide To Buying Your First Fishing Reel

When buying their first car, many young drivers have to start with an economical, easy-to-handle model. Beginning anglers should consider taking the same route when they buy their first fishing reel. Fishing reels are available in three types: spincast, spinning and baitcasting. A spincast reel is like an economical, easy-to-handle compact car such as a Volkswagen Jetta, while the spinning …

Minnesota Stocks Remote Lakes By Dumping Trout From Helicopters

Fishing is deeply ingrained in Minnesota culture, and with roughly 10,000 lakes to choose from, Minnesotans are spoiled when it comes to fishing. However, these paradises don’t come easy. It takes collective help from anglers, community members, and state agencies to maintain and manage these world-renowned fishing destinations. Now, let’s get to the chopper! For years, low-flying pilots in stripped-down …

The 9 Best Fishing Gifts For Under $50 This Holiday Season

You don’t have to break the bank to put a smile on a fisherman’s face. Here are 9 festive holiday fishing gifts for under $50. We put together our 9 favorite fishing items that cost between $20-$50. Quality fishing reels, complete fishing combos, and essential tools are all included at a discounted price. Save time, money, and worries with Karl’s …

2021 Ice Fishing Guide: All The Bait & Tackle You Need This Season

Karl’s Shop loaded up for the 2021 ice fishing season with some of the essential gear anglers will be looking for this hard water season. This list includes twenty of our favorite ice fishing items available today, from fishing rods to safety equipment. Get a headstart and gear up with these awesome deals: 13 Fishing Thermo Ice Combo When it …

Fish Recipes: How To Cook Mustard Walleye In One Minute

That’s right. Mustard flavored walleye! While there are many ways to cook fish, this simple recipe doesn’t require much prep time, and it involves ingredients found in most American pantries. Ingredients: Walleye Mustard Flour Pepper Salt Vegetable Oil Process: Start with clean fish fillets Mix flour and pepper in a large bowl Add walleye to a separate large bowl Liberally …

Breaking Down Karl’s Latest 🔥Baits! | New Jigs, Classic Cranks & More

𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙅𝙪𝙞𝙘𝙚 is an in-depth breakdown at some of the newest baits and fishing products added to Karl’s Bait & Tackle. In this episode, Jim Ansell from Reel Deal Outdoors breaks down a lipless crankbait, game-changing jig, topwater frog, and an advanced fishing tracker. Here is a closer look at the products featured in this episode of 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙅𝙪𝙞𝙘𝙚 Karl’s Amazing Thwacker Karl’s …

Another Swimbait Masterpiece, Introducing The Mike Bucca Baby Bull Gill

The Baby Bull Gill is here! Renowned lure maker Mike Bucca has expanded his line of hard plastic jointed swimbaits by creating a sunfish imitator. Bucca’s magnum-sized Bull Shad jointed swimbaits have been a favorite shad imitator the bass pros have relied on to win tournaments throughout the years. Now Bucca has designed a scale-downed version of the popular swimbait …

The 9 Best Fishing Gifts In 2020 That Cost Less Than $20

You don’t have to break the bank to put a smile on a fisherman’s face. Here are 9 festive holiday fishing gifts for under $20. From fishing slippers to stylish t-shirts and even something for your favorite fishing friend. Here are the best fishing deals for anglers everywhere. 9) Single Mystery Tackle Box 8) Bass Slippers 7) Double Walled Can …

Looking Through Grandpa’s Tackle Box: What’s Your Favorite Old School Rapala?

It’s A Family Tradition Like virtually every baby boomer who enjoys fishing, my father adores the Rapala brand. From Rapala Original Floaters, Countdowns, and Shad Raps to newer versions like darting X-Rap line. Undoubtedly my Dad’s favorite lure was the gold Jointed Rapala in the J9 size, specifically in the gold version. The gold option isn’t actually gold but instead …