iCast 2013 Review (Pics!)

Last week was the largest trade show in the fishing industry, iCast 2013, which was held in Las Vegas. But we had little time for craps and slots as we spent most of our time scouting out the latest products for our boxes. What we saw was nothing short of amazing. Like kids in a candy store, we walked the …

Xcite Baits XB-1 Square Bill Crankbait Is Xciting!

Xcite Baits, one of the most respected names in the world of soft plastic lures for tournament fishing applications, has added hard baits to their lineup. The first lure in their hard bait series is the XB-1 square bill crankbait and it is Xciting! The Details On The XB-1 Squarebill Crankbait by Xcite Baits The XB-1 square bill crankbait is truly a …

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

This guest post was written by Destin DeMarion, Bassmaster & FLW Professional Angler 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 …

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 …

Your Next Great Lakes Bass Fishing Trip

This guest post was written by Tim Hine of Rahfish.com In a sport where the North and the South are so very different, our worlds seem to collide with the same end goal of catching more and bigger fish.  The daily hunger the angler has for the latest and most precise information seems to have accelerated exponentially.  Having shared fish …