The Added Advantage With Fish Attractant

This guest post was written by John Gillespie of John Gillespie’s Waters & Woods television show.   Hey folks, my name is John Gillespie, the host and producer of John Gillespie’s Waters & Woods television show. Over the past 17 years we have produced 807 consecutive episodes, in other words, a new show each and every week. I am not an …

Choosing the Right Sunglasses and Lenses for the Right Fishing Conditions

This guest post was written by Todd Hollowell, FLW Tour Pro and Host of the WFN TV show the “Bass Dr.”   Are your eyes on the prize? Most of us spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars on equipment to give us the edge in fishing.  Have you invested this much in your sunglasses? Yes, you need them for safety reasons, but have …

Two Essentials For Fishing With Frogs, Instant Glue and Permanent Markers

This guest post was written by Todd Hollowell, FLW Tour Pro and Host of the WFN TV show the “Bass Dr.”   Are you fishing with frogs?  If you’re like the rest of us, then this month’s prescription from Todd Hollowell, aka the Bass Dr., will definitely be useful! It involves two things that you HAVE to take with you when …

Bait Shop Labor Day Sale, Fishing Tackle 20% Off!

Mystery Tackle Box is holding a 20% Off Labor Day Sale in the online bait shop for a ton of items that have been featured in many of our past boxes.  Get 20% off any of the baits listed on the sale page and all orders over $50 get Free Shipping! You can see that many of these baits in …

Dance Like Dibble Video Contest, $1,500 In Prizes!

Every month when Karl VonDibble (AKA The “Other KVD”) get’s his Mystery Tackle Box, he does a happy dance! Can you dance like Dibble? Well, grab some fishing gear or a Mystery Tackle Box, crank up some tunes, take a video of your best dance moves and share it with us using the instructions below. You could win from over $1,500 …

Choosing The Right Fishing Gear Can Make All The Difference

This guest post was written by Jeff Stevens, writer and editor of Hunter’s Guide. The majority of fishermen today sometimes find the wide variety of fishing gear available just too much.  It raises several questions in the fishing world that will bring a wide array of answers. What kind of reel will I need with a particular rod? What type(s) …

Why We Fish – New Book Preview

This guest post was written by Robert Montgomery, a long-time Senior Writer for B.A.S.S. Publications, founder of the Activist Angler website, and author of two books, Better Bass Fishing and Why We Fish. I was hooked the first time that I went fishing, even though I didn’t catch a fish. Just seeing another Cub Scout pull in a bluegill with …

You Have The Tackle, Now Where Are The Fish?

This guest post was written by Shabbir Nooruddin, founder of Fish Finder Source Even if you’ve just started out fishing, you know that using different types of tackle and bait can make all of the difference in the world between a sagging fishing line and a trophy. If you’ve signed up for Mystery Tackle Box, you already have a (growing) collection of …

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Lure Color Selection 101, An Introduction to Choosing Your Bait Colors

A dilemma that irks the common angler is the color of bait or lure to use.  With so many options at an angler’s fingertips these days, it can seem overwhelming.  I have specific color schemes for each situation and area I fish and I’ve come up with a system to choose these colors that works for me and I hope it …

Rapala Skitter Walk for Topwater Strikes

Have you walked the dog lately?  We’re talking about topwater fishing with the Skitter Walk® from Rapala®.  Its weighted tail, realistic eyes and internal rattles make this the perfect bait to drive bass crazy for topwater strikes and one of the easiest ‘walking the dog’ lures on the market!

One Angler’s Secret Weapon Is A ‘Little Brown Box’

Here at Mystery Tackle box, we receive daily feedback from our customers and we always welcome it with open arms, both good and bad.  Our customers are our best resource for improving our service and our #1 goal is to provide an unmatched experience for our monthly subscribers to help each one of them, novice or pro, expand their fishing …