The best new fishing gear from 2018 is sure to give you a reason to treat yourself! We're scouting the 2018 ICAST show, visiting with our Mossy Oak Fishing Team members, and bringing you the latest in fishing apparel, gear and accessories.
Huk Elements Hydro
The brand new Mossy Oak Elements Hydro pattern is an exclusive pattern to Huk Performance Fishing. It comes in a variety of colors. Paired with the performance apparel from Huk, it's a winning combination. Look for it in 2019.
Packable Rain Jacket
Don't rely on the weatherman, pack your own waterproof/breathable rain jacket. The Huk Camo jacket is wind proof and packs into its own pouch and can be stowed just about anywhere on the boat or tackle bag. Coming soon in Mossy Oak Elements Hydro pattern. MSRP: $119.99
- 100% Water Proof
- 100% Wind Proof
- Strategic Venting
- Quick Drying
- Packs Into Own Pouch
- Sizing: S-3XL
- 100% Polyester
Reflective Rain Suit
The all-new Huk Elements Hydro reflective rainsuit feature ReflectTech technology that is reflective when light hits it. You never know what could happen on the water. Now you can be seen and be safe. Waterproof, windproof and coming soon in Mossy Oak's Elements Hydro pattern exclusive to Huk.
with MEGA Down Imaging from Humminbird
For the first time, anglers will have the option to select a Minn Kota Ulterra™, Terrova®, Ultrex™ or Fortrex® trolling motor with Built-In MEGA Down Imaging sonar. The Humminbird® MEGA Down Imaging transducer will now be integrated into the trolling motor to provide a clean set up at the bow for anglers. Humminbird’s ultra-clear MEGA Imaging™ is the first Down Imaging technology to enter the megahertz range with performance that’s nearly three times greater than traditional 455 kHz frequencies. It results in the clearest, sharpest on-screen images ever seen.
With Built-In MEGA Down Imaging, the transducer is housed in the indestructible lower motor unit and the wiring runs through the composite shaft providing clean rigging that is protected from wear and tear. In addition, having the transducer integrated into the trolling motors allows anglers to see what is directly below the bow of the boat, allowing anglers to make better decisions on where, and how, to fish.
The new trolling motors are compatible with Humminbird SOLIX®, second generation HELIX®, and ONIX® models and will be available in the fall of 2018. For more information visit MinnKotaMotors.com.
Mammoth’s Cruiser Coolers
Built to last a lifetime, Mammoth Cruiser Coolers are double-wall rotomolded coolers, designed with exceptionally thick foam insulation for extended ice retention. Slippage is prevented by thick, rubber non-skid feet and a heavy-flow drain system facilitates the removal of excess liquids. In addition, it has a rugged exterior and secure rubber latching system to protect items from wildlife and other outside elements. It’s an affordable light-duty cooler made with heavy-duty features to fit a variety of needs.
KVD Strike King
The all-new Strike King KVD Mega Dawg is 6” in length and weighs in at 2 oz. It comes in 10 whopper-fooling finishes. It retails for around $14.99 and will be available at better fishing tackle retailers everywhere.
“If I’ve learned anything in my time on tour it’s that big bass prefer to eat a big meal. They expend the same energy to eat a small meal as a big one, and a predator like a giant largemouth knows how to maximize their energy. The Mega Dawg perfectly mimics the big, wounded prey that giant bass can’t resist,” says 25-time event winner Kevin VanDam. “The Mega Dawg’s size makes it cast great, it walks wide and it’s loud. It is basically designed to appeal to the senses that make a big bass mess up. If you want to catch the biggest bass where you fish, show em’ the Mega Dawg!”
1.5 Deep Squarebill
“There is nothing that triggers bites like the hunting action of a 1.5. It has the perfect profile and unique action that gets bites everywhere. If there is a problem with it, its that it has been limited to the shallower ranges of bass habitat. But that is no longer the case,” explains 4-time Bassmaster Classic Champion Kevin VanDam. “We’ve worked hard on getting the 1.5 Deep to maintain the perfect action yet dive to 10 feet. It will be a total game changer. We’ve basically extended the range and seasonality of one of the best baits ever built.”
The new KVD 1.5 Deep is available in 25 of Kevin’s favorite fish-catching colors and will be available at better fishing tackle retailers everywhere at a MSRP of $7.49.
“The new Gurgle Toad is an awesome topwater toad that’s very diverse. It’s profile and subtle action make it perfect to use in place of a skirt on a buzzbait, but it’s also great by itself” says Elite pro and 3-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier, Andy Montgomery. “The shape and thickness of the bait allows is to cast and skip great and makes it very durable. The leg design gives it a unique subtle action and sound that is perfect in calmer conditions where you don’t want anything too aggressive. The Gurgle Toad is going to play an important role for me going forward.” Montgomery adds.
The all-new Gurgle Toad is 3 ¾” long and is part of the KVD Perfect Plastics family of soft baits. It will initially be offered in 7 of your favorite topwater toad colors and will be available at Strike King retailers everywhere following ICAST.
Pipsqueak Popping Perch
The KVD Popping Perch changed the way anglers looked at hollow body topwaters. First, it often isn’t a frog that we’re trying to mimic. Second, what the fish see on the bottom is more important than how pretty you make the top. Third, it doesn’t matter how pretty you make a bait if you can’t catch the majority of what bites it. The Popping Perch had an answer for everyone of these scenarios. The newest Addition to the KVD Popping Perch family is a new big-time little brother. For 2019, check out the all-new KVD Pipsqueak Popping Perch!
The all-new Pipsqueak Popping Perch is 5” long and features a 3/0 black nickel, premium hook. It comes in 8 strike-inducing colors and can be found in better tackle retailers everywhere following ICAST.
GoFish Cam is a wireless underwater camera that sits on your fishing line and works with a mobile app. Anglers can capture action-packed footage, gain insight into the underwater fishing experience, and review and edit awesome video content that can be shared on social media. GoFish Cam records in top HD quality, has night vision, can be used up to 150M (~500 Feet) depth, and has built in WiFi to easily connect with your Android or iOS mobile device. Share the underwater fishing experience with your friends and family. The strike, the fight, it's all right there. Anglers can easily review, edit, and quickly share footage every time they reel in. MSRP: $239.99.
This lightweight, 5-ounce nylon jacket features a two-layer membrane with Storm Defender® waterproof breathable technology and Rain Defender® durable water repellant. Additionally, this jacket includes FastDry® with 37.5® Technology mesh throughout the body and hood to make this Carhartt’s fastest-drying lining. This piece also comes equipped with a chest pocket with a zippered closure, two lower-front water-resistant zippered pockets with brushed tricot pocket bags, and two inside pockets – one with a zippered closure and one with a hook-and-loop closure. For added protection from the elements, the jacket includes a two-way center front zipper, a two-way adjustable draw cord hood, and an elastic draw cord at the hem.
This lightweight, 5-ounce nylon bib features a two-layer membrane with Storm Defender® waterproof breathable technology and Rain Defender® durable water repellant. Additionally, this bib includes FastDry® with 37.5® Technology mesh throughout the torso makes this Carhartt’s fastest-drying lining. To help protect from the elements, this bib contains fully taped waterproof seams, a center-front zipper with an exterior double storm flap, a partial elastic waistband with hook-and-loop side adjusters, and ankle-to-knee leg zippers with storm flaps. The bib also features two upper-bib water-resistant zippered pockets with brushed tricot pocket bags and a drop-in tool pocket on the wearer’s upper-right chest.
Panoptix LiveScope is a live scanning sonar that gives anglers higher resolution and easier-to-interpret images of structure, bait and fish swimming below and around the boat than ever before. Garmin’s revolutionary Panoptix™ all-seeing sonar technology was the first to deliver live sonar images in real-time – forwards, backwards, sideways and below the boat – even while stationary. Now, thanks to the active scanning capabilities of Panoptix LiveScope, anglers can see images and movement so clear and precise that it’s even possible to distinguish between species of fish.
Groove Life Silicone Rings
Wearing a metal wedding band anywhere near a body of water presents several risks that are rarely worth taking. We all know of someone who’s wedding ring slid off after getting their hands wet only to have one of their most precious possessions sink to the bottom where it will remain for eternity. One guaranteed way that will never happen to you is to consider substituting the metal band while enjoying the outdoors with a silicone ring from Groove.
Groove Ring is the world's first breathable active ring that is not only super comfortable but functional. Born from need, Groove raises the bar on traditional silicone, activewear rings with its flexible material, patent-pending, and breathable design. Groove is the active, silicone ring designed for the athlete, the adventurer, the professional and the trend-setter. It begs to be worn, shown and tested every day no matter what the circumstance.
All of these rings feature an inverse "comfort fit" arch that lessens skin contact, is safer and has zero chafing. They are part of a series of rings offered by Groove that are liquid-poured ensuring attention to detail and perfect design resulting in little to no mold marks or flaws. They are resistant to most common chemicals including gasoline, oil, diesel, and household cleaning products, along with being non-porous, non-conductive, heat resistant, and hypoallergenic. Each ring has a suggested retail price of $34.95. They are available at groovelife.com and local retailers.
The HydroTek D300 Rain Jacket ($99.95) is fully taped with sealed seams for 100-percent waterproofing yet remains breathable with HydroPore 1.5 technology. Armpit zippers are included for improved air flow. For storage purposes, there are a pair of water-resistant, zippered chest pockets and a water-resistant front-zip pocket with an internal storm flap. Seven-inch, full-sized, zippered hand-warming pockets keep your fingers moving when it’s chilly on the water. Other features include two chest-high “kill switch” D-ring attachment points, an adjustable shock cord waist with locks, and a stow-away hood design.
For a lighter-weight option, there’s the Pilot Point Waterproof Breathable Rain Jacket ($89.95). The Pilot Point has a Polyurethane outer layer backed by a 100-percent stretch poly-jersey blend for a durable yet soft design. As are all the jackets, it has 100-percent waterproof, fully taped seams; the full-front zip and internal storm flap are water resistant. It also has a fully adjustable snorkel-style hood, 7-inch, full-sized, zippered hand-warming pockets, and Velcro-adjustable wrist cuffs.
The HydroTek Gale Rain Jacket ($79.95) was made with superior function and good value in mind. It shares many features with the Pilot Point such as being 100-percent waterproof, 7-inch hand-warming pockets, and an adjustable shock cord, lockable waist. A snorkel-style hood helps block wind and rain while outdoors. In addition, the Gale features water-resistant, zippered chest pockets and 1-inch elastic wrist cuffs with Velcro adjustments.
Elite-Ti 5 Front FishReveal
The letters "Ti" in the Elite-5 Ti name stands for "Touch interface," an intuitive new operating system that provides fast, fingertip access to all Elite-5 Ti features. Sporting a 5" diagonal, high-resolution multi-touch touchscreen display, Elite-5 Ti has your sonar needs covered with support for StructureScan® HD, Low/Med/High CHIRP and the optional TotalScan™ all-in-one transducer (sold separately). With a built-in GPS antenna and reliable Lowrance navigation technology, navigation is accurate and easy with Elite-5 Ti.
Includes StructureScan® HD compatibility and support for Low/Mid/High CHIRP and 83/200/455/800kHz frequencies. The Elite-5 Ti also features integrated Bluetooth® and wireless connectivity that not only allows you to download software updates directly to the unit, but gives you the capability to download Insight Genesis custom maps to the unit—for immediate use—directly from the water. MSRP: $449.00
HDS Carbon 16
HDS Carbon 16 has exclusive size feature, full HD display and four-panel splitscreen. The HDS Carbon 16 is the equivalent of four 7-inch displays, making this perfect for removing the need for a secondary display. FishReveal makes fish easy to see. By combining traditional CHIRP sonar fish arches with superior, high-resolution DownScan Imaging you get the view you need to fish with precision, like bottom detail, structure and bait fish. Even better, FishReveal removes the need to display CHIRP sonar and DownScan Imaging in a two-panel split-screen display.
Mapping has become essential for maximizing your fishing time. Returning to a waypoint that marks habitat such as a bend in a creek, a hump or stump is critical to fishing success. Retracing a route, exploring new waters or simply knowing current location are clearly defined with pinpoint GPS accuracy. C-MAP is a leading electronic marine chart provider that now offers the Insight maps that Lowrance users have trusted for years. They also provide coastal marine charts from around the globe.
Flambeau Fishing developed a kayak tackle storage solution to be available in 2019. The base footprint of the Tuff Krate is designed to fit cargo decks of popular kayak models. Gear is secure and easy to access. It features carry handles, tie-down ports, rod holders and lid work surface. The Tuff Krate is designed to store eight 4000 or six 5000 series Tuff Tainers. Available in two sizes at $29.99 and $79.99.
The revolutionary new live bait retrieval system solves the no. 1 problem of fishing with live bait: fishing for bait in order to bait the hook to fish. The integrated lid system effortlessly fetches live bait for easy selection. It is easy to operate with one hand and comes with a Flambeau 6080FA portable aerator. All you need are batteries and a 5-gallon bucket. MSRP: $39.99.
Finesse Neko Hook
The VMC Finesse Neko Hook expands on the success of the original Neko Hook, which VMC created as a key component for Neko Rigging, a modern take on traditional nail rigging. Rapala Pro Seth Feider soon popularized Neko Hooks for wacky rigging and drop-shotting in his win of Bassmaster’s 2016 Angler of the Year Championship tournament on a famed smallmouth fishery, Lake Mille Lacs.
Finesse Neko Hooks feature a black-nickel finish, wide gap, 3-degree offset point, resin-closed eye and a forged, long shank. They’re available in four sizes: 2, 1, 1/0 and 2/0.
A resin-closed hook eye is “key for guys who use really, really light fluorocarbon or braid – 4-, 6- or 8- pound test,” Iaconelli explains. “You’re never going to have that line pull through the eye of that hook.”
If you favor finesse approaches for putting bass in the boat, “you’ve got to try the Finesse Neko Hook,” Iaconelli says. “It’s going to increase your opportunities and put more fish in the boat. Give it a try and get more hook-ups.
Change your flipping game with the new VMC Tokyo Rig. This bait allows you to add a weight and keep the bait off the bottom right in the fish's eye view. It's super-effective and resists tangling.
The VMC Neko skirted weight is the trusted Neko weight with added skirt material. It has a round rubber piece with flat silicone mixed colors. It comes in a variety of colors and weights. Insert the weight in a plastic and create a deadly combo for bass fishing.
The Terminator Shudder Bait is a bladed jig-style bait with a unique, cupped lip making it move more through the water. It goes through grass and around wood really well and is great for fishing in dirty water. It comes in 3/8 and 1/2 ounce in a variety of colors.
Heybo's Pursuit Performance Tee and Wanderer Quarter Zip will be available in Mossy Oak Manta and Mossy Oak Marlin patterns.
Heybo’s Pursuit Performance Tee is made from 100% polyester with the ability to stretch. The Pursuit Performance Tee features Heybo’s CORE Regulating Technology that is durable and lightweight designed specifically for the performance-minded sportsman. This fabric features moisture wicking and quick dry properties to keep you dry and cool you down as things heat up. This fabric also has a built-in sun shielded, rated at UPF 30, to protect you from the Sun’s harmful rays. Heybo’s Pursuit Performance Tee comes in sizes S – XXXL and retails at $44.99.
The Wanderer Performance Quarter Zip is also built with Heybo’s CORE Regulating Technology which features 100% Polyester material. This quarter zip includes YKK zippers, mesh panels under the arms as well as on the back and Ultraviolet Protection Factor up to 30. This stretch fabric is quick dry and wicking so you’ll dry and ready for anything. The Heybo Wander Performance Quarter Zip is available in S – XXXL and will retail at $54.99.
South Bend Hybrid Trout Worm
The hybrid trout worm from South Bend Sporting Goods represents the utmost in effectiveness for pursuing finicky trout across the country. Mimicking a traditional redworm, hellgrammite or other aquatic creature, the Hybrid Trout Worm is designed to catch more trout.
- Corn Scented
- 11 colors: Pearl, Pink, Orange, Chartreuse, Red/Black, Bubblegum, Blk/Yellow, Cheese, Natural, Mint and Red/Cht
- Ridges and tentacles displaces water giving this bait unparalleled action
- Dual injected laminated colors
- 5 per pack
The new braided line from Matzuo America provides a value previously unseen in the market. At a price point of $8.99, it has never been easier for anglers of all skill levels to use braided line to enhance their ability to feel strikes and produce more authoritative hooksets than ever.
- Low-Vis Green
- Braided Line available in 6 weights: 15lb, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 65lb
- 4 carrier braid
- UHMWPE Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
Pre Rigged Midwest Finesse Rigs
Making one of the most popular and versatile techniques even easier for anglers of all skill levels, the Matzuo rigged Midwest finesse rigs are a great way to introduce new anglers to the hottest new technique or expand the arsenal of hardcore fisherman.
- Versatile, multi-species design
- Highly productive technique for anglers from novice to professional
- Exclusively Designed Contoured Head with Wire Hook Keeper
- Sizes: 1/16 – 1/8 oz.
- Standard 5 PK, Weedless 4 PK
- Available in 5 colors
MSRP: $3.99 Standard 5 PK, Weedless 4 PK
Gerald Swindle is a tinkerer with a very creative mind for modifying fishing accessories to make them function more efficiently and perform more effectively.
Couple “G-Man’s” mechanical mind with two Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year titles, and a rich history as part of the Quantum family, and you’ve got a recipe for building a great series of rods at a price reflective of his humble beginnings.
Actually he designed (5) G-Force rods made of best-in-the-business 30-ton Toray™ graphite for a series of sticks with great sensitivity, plenty of backbone, and enough forgiveness in the tip on certain models for lures like topwater poppers and shallow crankbaits.
Swindle’s creations include a 6’ 9” for poppers and small crankbaits, a 7-footer he calls his all-around workhorse for spinnerbaits, buzzbaits, and Zara Spooks, as well as a 7’ 2” rod he’s calling the best chatterbait rod he’s ever thrown, a 7’ 4” rod for swimjigs and frogs, and a 7’ 6” fast-action pitchin’ stick.
All rods are just $99, and Swindle is already using them in Bassmaster Elite Series competition to cash way bigger checks than that.
Quantum‘s Accurist PT is the ultimate tool for flippin‘ and pitchin‘ techniques. Designed with our unique Flippin‘ Switch™, the Accurist PT gives you the ability to place a lure precisely where you want it. It also sports a boatload of Performance Tuned features, from the sturdy, aluminum frame and Centri-Mag™ cast control to the silky smooth ceramic drag system. New for 2018, the Accurist is offered in four new colors, has upgraded from 7 ball bearings to 9 ball bearings, and the cast control is also improved. This is a great reel at a great value for $99.99.
Yakima Bait Walleye Rigs
The Yakima Bait walleye harness rig is designed for trolling. Pre-snelled for tipping with leech or worm. Unigue "tiger" finishes. UV produces like no other in low light, cloudy or murky water.
• Pre-Snelled Spinner for Tipping with Worm or Leech
• Unique “Tiger Finishes
• UV Produces Like No Other in Low Light, Cloudy or Murky Water
The Brunswick Waterproof Backpack
This DryCASE backpack is 100-percent waterproof. It has a storage capacity of 30 liters, padded shoulder straps, hip straps, lower back support, and external mesh pockets. It has a two-way compression valve to let out extra air for maximum compactness. It's made of waterproof TPU welded fabric and has rugged top hold handle. Great for any outdoors pursuit that has you in or near water. Keep your gear secure and protected. MSRP: $119.99
Waterproof Cell Phone Case
The DryCASE waterproof cell phone case keeps your electronics protected whether you are surfing, paddle boarding or canoeing. The DryCASE uses vacuum seal technology to ensure a watertight seal every time. Best of all, you'll still be able to use your touch screen to text or make calls, and the crystal clear covering makes taking pictures a cinch. When you purchase the DryCASE you will also receive a small hand pump, neoprene armband, and a lanyard. MSPR: $39.99
We built this reel with state of the art technology so that you will enjoy your fishing experience at a whole different level.
The spinning reel body features Daiwa’s LT CONCEPT, light yet tough. The Magnesium MONOCOQUE BODY design technique uses the exterior shell of the body to provide structural support for the reel. A threaded side plate provides greater strength and rigidity and prevents dirt and water intrusion. The unique body design allows more room for gears, eliminating space demanding screw holes and sideplate stablization. An impressive 85% of the area is gear space, facilitating larger, more powerful gearing, the greatest gear size in the market. The LT Concept is furthered with the use of the ZAION AIR ROTOR and AIR BAIL. The innovative design provides easier ballanced rotations and reduces the overall weight of the reel . The Daiwa developed Zaion is a “ high density” carbon strain material that is 20 percent stronger and 50 percent lighter than traditional nylon and aluminim construction. The MAG SEALED main shaft, bearings and line roller utilizes a aerowspace developed magnetic oil, that seals the bearing surfaces from water and dirt intrusion without adding any friction, an important feature securing continued high performance. The DIGIGEAR™ DIGITAL GEAR DESIGN guarantees smooth, rugged performance with digitally milled alloy gearing that maximizes the efficiency of the gear-tooth interaction. An ABS LONG-CAST SPOOL pays out line smoothly for long accurate casts. Daiwa’s ATD DRAG SYSTEM uses a new proprietary grease that enables the reel to apply smooth and consistent start up drag pressure from the first pull. The TWIST BUSTER 2 system keeps line twist to a minimum on the retrieve. The12 CRBB super corrosion resistant ball bearings deliver flawless performance. The reel in its entirety, is constructed in Japan.
The TATULA 100 is the smallest and lightest reel in the series. It is the most comfortable and palmable reel seen in many years. And with a feather weight of 6.9 ounces it may be the lightest, most fatigue free, reel Daiwa has ever built. The Zero Adjuster spool setting and T-Wing System level wind, casts longer and more accurately. The comfort is enhanced by redesigned Soft Touch Handle Knobs. The reel is also well suited for junior anglers with smaller hands. The bones of the reel are strong with an Aluminum Frame providing rigidity and a smooth performance.
- Compact 38mm Size
- Feather Weight of 6.9-ounces
- Zero Adjuster
- T-Wing System
- Redesigned Soft Touch Handle Knobs
- Aluminum Frame for strength rigidity and smooth performance
- A Light Line Baitcaster well suited for finesse applications
- Matte Black Finish with Custom Spider Graphics
- Available Gear Ratios (6.3:1) (7.1:1) (8.1:1)
Titan Propel 12
The Titan is a hands-free forward to reverse, Propel Pedal driven, bass fishing kayak extraordinaire. The Titan Propel 12 offers incredible stability with ample room and flexibility to move around. Optimal for sight casting with plenty of leverage to reel in the catch, this is an angler’s fantasy fulfilled. This boat features easy-to-reach horizontal rod storage with rod tip protection on both sides of the kayak. The elevated hand-sewn First Class Seating is designed for comfortable transitions between standing and sitting. The unique Titan hull design paired with the rudder allows for an extremely tight turning radius when you are ready to change directions in a hurry. The hull also offers a built-in transducer recess for quick mounting and is made with our Plastifoam technology which adds flotation for safety and increased stiffness for performance. Featuring easy mounting for a Power-Pole Micro Anchor system and with the ability to add a custom motor mount accessory (sold separately) that will accept trolling motors for a power-assisted ride, the Titan Propel series (10.5, 12 and 13.5) is truly in a league of its own.
JAK Series by Hammer Rods
As anglers, we are all uniquely different. We have listened to your request and are proud to introduce our new line of rods, JAK Series by Hammer. We’ve lengthen the handle to 11” and equipped it with a high grain split two-toned cork grip. We are excited to offer Fuji K Series tangle-free guides with an Alconite insert to ultimately improve your angling experience. We’ve took great pride in keeping with the high standards you are accustomed to here at Hammer and back this series with a Limited Lifetime Warranty so you can be assured your investment is covered if a manufacturer’s defect was to occur. We hope you enjoy the sleek design of this new series and make tons of memories on the water. MSRP: $205 -$210
Magnum Bait Station
Live bait can be expensive, so protect your investment and ensure you catch fish with Frabill’s new Magnum Bait Station. Not only will this live bait containment device keep your bait safe from the heat of the sun, but it will ensure they stay lively and fresh until they are called to task.
The Magnum Bait Station is constructed of heavy-duty injection molding that can take the rigors of a rough day on the water. In addition, one inch of commercial-grade foam insulation keeps your bait in a cool, comfortable environment. An integrated aerator allows for easy opening and closing of the lid when the fishing action is hot and heavy, and you’re continually after fresh bait. The two-speed waterproof aerator comes with a 12-volt plug to run in your vehicle on the way to your fishing destination, then in your boat.
When loaded, the station is easy to move with a sturdy carry handle, but it also comes with shoulder straps to comfortably pack it any distance. There is a ruler integrated into the top of the station to keep track of the specifics that can keep you on fish—are six-inch baits the meal of the day? What size snell or leader works best? An internal bait net ensures minimal handling and better survival of bait. It also makes capture quick and easy, so you are in and out of the Frabill’s Magnum Bait Station in a matter of seconds.
The Magnum Bait Station design offers the best value and performance in its class at a price point of $89 and $99 for the 13- or 19-quart model respectively. Anglers will enjoy superior design elements and cooling performance over current competitor’s models.
Trophy Haul Net
You’ve never seen nets like this before. We combined 80 years of expertise and cutting-edge technology to bring you the next ground-breaking advancement in fishing gear. The all-new Trophy Haul Series includes three net lines, each with its own unique set of features. All Trophy Haul nets include trusted Frabill features, including conservation netting, mesh guard hoops and flat bottoms.
- Revolutionary handled yoke
- Improves balance and removes stress
- Asymmetrical, flat-bottomed net
- Snag-proof fish slide
- Fish-friendly conservation netting
- Lighted module and reflective hoop
- Available in multiple hoop sizes
New for 2018, the Plano Kayak V-Crate takes ‘yak-friendly waterproof tackle storage to the ultimate level. The highly ergonomic design easily fits in the rear cargo compartment of almost any fishing kayak and the clever, unobtrusive two-piece design securely stores and protects fishing tackle in a unique V-shape that makes accessing essential tackle items from the cockpit an easy proposition. Each angled tackle storage bay holds two large 3700-size Stowaway tackle trays, secured by a quick release rubber strap. The V-Crate provides ample space for an assortment of larger items in the center module’s open bulk storage. Load it up with gear, and you’ll still find room to store your lunch. And, the angled tackle storage bays as well as the center module feature drain holes to eliminate pooling water. MSRP: $119.99
The new One-Tray, Two-Tray and Three-Tray Tackle Boxes make it easy for anglers to stay organized. These classic tray tackle boxes feature your choice of one, two or three shelves with a cantilever tray design that extends when opened to showcase the contents. A sturdy fold-down handle simplifies transport and storage while the brass-bailed latch tightly secures the lid, keeping items protected and organized.
New for 2018, the Plano Soft Crate turns the simple milk crate into an incredibly versatile, modern tackle storage option. In fact, the Soft Crate is so ideal, one can expect to see them employed in all kinds of craft – even the big ones with motors. Fresh out of milk crates? Worry not; the adaptable Soft Crate is completely capable of standing alone – minus the repurposed exoskeleton.
The lightweight Plano Soft Crate is made of durable water-resistant fabric, and is simple to transport with side storage panels that fold up to form a sturdy carry handle. An adjustable, padded shoulder strap is also provided. MSRP: $49.99
Let's Fish Satchels
Plano’s new Let’s Fish Satchels are designed to get kids off on the right step. These double-sided, flat and stackable tackle haulers come with a 70-piece starter set of fishing tackle that includes soft plastic worms for bass, crappie jigs and plastic grubs for crappies and hooks and bobbers for bluegills and other species of panfish. As a new, young angler acquires more tackle for a particular species, it becomes easy to add a second and a third Let’s Fish Satchel to keep tackle organized by the fish it’s all designed to catch.
Putting modern and convenient tackle solutions into perspective is easy when you look at the new Plano E-Series Tackle Backpacks. These packs are fashionable and while they may likely help you blend in with a crowd of hikers, students, or commuters, the engineers at Plano also understand the benefits of strength and comfort when carrying things on your back. On-the-go anglers will appreciate that these packs will help organize and hold everything from sunglasses and refreshments, to all of their tackle. MSRP $59.99
- Full-Length zipper for easy access to stowaways
- Adjustable divider separates stowaways from bulk storage
- Zippered Internal mesh pocket
- Felt-lined sunglasses pouch
- Durable, water-resistant exterior
- Hydration pouch with port
- Side mesh pockets (extra storage and/or water bottle)
- Bright interior that improves visibility in low light
- Air mesh straps & back cushion
The A-Series 2.0 Tackle Bag holds four 3650 Stowaway® boxes, making it ideal for a day on your favorite stream, or paddling to a secret fishing location. The four Stowaway® boxes act as separate storage devices to take the basics or hand-picked tackle for a day of adventure on the water. MSRP: $59.99
- Zipperless main compartment with adjustable metal snap closure
- Large exterior mesh pocket MOLLE webbing
- Oversized molded zippers for durability & ease of use
- Removable padded shoulder strap
- Includes (4) 3650 Stowaway® boxes
A-Series 2.0 Quick Top 3600 Tackle Bag - MSRP $79.99
A-Series 2.0 Quick Top 3700 Tackle Bag - MSRP $99.99
- Molded hard-top with water-resistant quick-access compartments
- Molded impact-resistant HDPE waterproof base
- Oversized molded zippers for durability & easier use
- Large exterior mesh pocket with MOLLE webbing
- Removable padded shoulder strap
- Five exterior pockets
- 3600 Includes four, 3650 Stowaway® boxes
- 3700 Includes four, 3750 Stowaway® boxes
A-Series 2.0 Duffel Bag
Plano’s A-Series 2.0 Duffel Bag was developed to help anglers bring along a lot of gear, yet keep it organized. New for 2019, the A-Series 2.0 Duffel Bag is designed to hold Stowaway® boxes and more for all anglers, not matter what fish they pursue or where they need to go to catch them. Whether on an exotic fly-in trip or bringing some gear and a rain suit to fish out of a buddy’s boat near home, the A-Series 2.0 Duffel Bag gets the job done. MSRP $99.99
- Cavernous storage
- Extra-large top opening provides easy access to Stowaways, raingear, and other equipment
- Oversized molded zippers for durability & easier use
- MOLLE webbing
- Removable padded shoulder strap
- Includes six 3650 Stowaway® boxes
A-Series 2.0 Backpack
The A-Series 2.0 Backpack comes with five versatile 3650 Stowaway® boxes, which all fit in the massive main compartment with room to spare for a rain suit and other gear. The five Stowaways, with nearly endless options for their dividers, can carry everything from small swivels and hooks to large lures and rigging tools. A divider in the A-Series 2.0 Backpack’s main compartment separates the Stowaways from the other gear. Also, inside, the Plano A-Series 2.0 Backpack features tool holders, a large zippered pocket and a structured mesh pocket that is perfect for items such as car keys, wallets and cell phones. MSRP $79.99
- Full-length zipper for easy access to Stowaway® boxes
- Adjustable divider separates stowaways from bulk storage
- Zippered internal mesh pocket
- Durable, water-resistant exterior
- Dual side lash tab attachments
- Internal divider separates Stowaways and gear compartment
- Adjustable metal snap closure exterior pockets
- Large exterior pocket holds 3600 Stowaway®
- Side mesh pockets
- Ergonomic padded shoulder straps & back cushion
- Includes five 3650 Stowaway® boxes
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