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Payne Outdoors

GEAR REVIEW: Yak Catch Fish Bag

As a conservation minded angler, I now release the vast majority of the keepable fish I catch.  But sometimes I target a species that isn’t being overfished nor in serious decline.  Plus, there’s always something special about harvesting food for yourself and/or your family (as long it’s done responsibly). For a while I just put the fish I caught on a stringer and tied it off to the side of […]

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Yo-Zuri Headquarters

I recently had the chance to go to Stuart to visit the Yo-Zuri headquarters and do some fishing with a friend of mine, Jimmy Nelson, the host of extreme fishing adventures.   After a tour of the facility we sat down to learn about Yo-Zuri’s new lure selection for 2011. One lure that I was not familiar with is the Edge Trembler which is a subsurface twitch bait that has […]

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"Reel" Winners for 2011

I was out in my kayak for a few hours yesterday, and along with catching a bunch of smallmouth and largemouth bass, I was thinking how fast the summer is going. Even though I’m looking forward to some great fall fishing, we all know what comes after that in Wisconsin. Since early May I’ve been on the water quite a few days chasing bass using a number of outstanding reels […]