kamooki smart craw

Introducing The Kamooki Smart Craw, A Revolutionary Lipless Crank

Welcome to the lipless crank revolution, starring the Kamooki Smart Craw. The tackle industry is rapidly changing, and one of the key ways its happening is through the integration of new technologies. In plastics, it’s the high tech CAD designed molds and multi-color injection process. In hard baits, it’s the advent of internal weighting systems, advanced polymers, and high tech …

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The 3 Most Effective Ways To Rig A Nightcrawler

Whatever your current interest in fishing, there’s a good chance your first foray involved a can of worms at least somewhere along the way. There’s a good reason for that too… Worms flat out catch fish. All day. No matter where you live. The truth is that even though your fishing may have come a long way from that bucket …

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Finding Walleye After The Spawn: Where To Look

During the pre-spawn and spawn, walleye anglers are blessed with some of the best fishing of the season. The fish are shallow, and feed all day long as they complete their spawning ritual. Then, as they finish up they disappear – creating some of the toughest fishing of the year. It’s not that walleye’s don’t eat during the post-spawn; it’s …

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The 7 Jerkbaits You Absolutely Need In Your Tackle Box

Jerkbaits are one of the most effective presentations in an angler’s arsenal. They feature a lifelike baitfish profile, an erratic action, and mimic a struggling baitfish better than just about any other presentation. In the early part of the year, from the pre-spawn through the spawn, they are especially deadly – as they allow anglers to rapidly and efficiently cover …

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Spawn Success Tips: Understanding The Spawn Of 7 Common Gamefish

Reproduction is the key to life for animals in the wild. If you can’t successfully reproduce, then your species is likely to be wiped out by predators in no time. This is a universal rule, and it’s one that guides almost all outdoor pursuits. For deer hunters, the timing of the rut is paramount, and for bass fishermen – knowing …

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Late Ice Fishing For Walleyes

Walleye are one of the earliest spawners of all game fish. Their ideal water temperature for spawning is 43-48 degrees, which happens in a hurry once the ice comes off a lake. For that reason, their initial move toward their spawning grounds generally occurs when there is still fishable ice on the lake. This is also the reason that the …

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Walleye Tips: When Should I Add A Stinger Hook?

Walleyes are known to be finicky eaters at times. For that reason, many anglers add an extra hook, called a stinger to their presentations to maximize their bite-to-hookup ratio. The downside of stinger hooks though is that they can be a pain to rig and often foul up the presentation, making it look less natural. Here’s a guide for when …