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The Canadian contingent at ICAST

 Canadian tackle manufacturers were well represented at ICAST again this year and made a big splash at the show as exemplified by Bobby and Cindy Guan who own Ultra Tungsten and the Tamburro boys - Michael and Nick - who hold down the fort over at Freedom Lures. Good friend...

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Bobby Barrack – the Delta legend
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Bobby Barrack – the Delta legend

Attending a trade show like ICAST, and trying to pick the top 20 or so new products to feature in the Outdoor Canada Fishing Edition each year is work.  Fun work, I'll grant you that, but tough sledding nevertheless.   Seems I've been attending the Show long enough now that...

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Owner’s new S- Wide Gap treble hooks
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Owner’s new S- Wide Gap treble hooks

I've interviewed Bassmaster Elite angler Kota Kiriyama many times over the years for Outdoor Canada Magazine features and fishing columns.  Kota won the Bassmaster Elite event of Lake Erie a few years back and is known among his peers as one of the finest finesse anglers of all...

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The new Spro Rat
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The new Spro Rat

I've known Bill Siemantel for close to 20 years now and he is unquestionably the most innovative lure designer and "out of the box" thinker I've ever met. His tournament wins in California and Nevada are legendary and his Big Bass Zone (BBZ) books and videos are cutting...

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Filet fish like never before
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Filet fish like never before

Every year there is one or two products at ICAST that blow your socks off and you wonder why didn't someone think of this a long time ago. The new Skinzit is an electric tool made by the folks at Ultimate Fishing Gear that will have you shaking your head in disbelief.   As...

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Captain T. J. Ott of Wicked Tuna fame
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Captain T. J. Ott of Wicked Tuna fame

Got to meet up with Captain T. J. Ott of Wicked Tuna television fame today at the ICAST Show in Orlando.  What a nice man and a great character. Buddy Bob Izumi introduced me to T. J. and then we posed for a photo. But tell me, do you think theses guys are big or am I small? ...

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Let the ICAST games begin
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Let the ICAST games begin

Who's the first person I see when I walk through the jammed packed doors at ICAST this morning?  None other than Aaron Martens, reigning Angler of the Year on the Bassmaster Elite tournament circuit. I've known Aaron since he was a teenager in southern California, winning...

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Channel Cats—and a whole lot more—on the fly
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Channel Cats—and a whole lot more—on the fly

Because of its central location, lying smack dab in the middle of the country, the city of Winnipeg is used by fishing camps and tourist resorts throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories as a jumping off spot.    Anglers fly into Richardson International...

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Lured back to La Réserve Beauchêne’s feisty smallmouth bass
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Lured back to La Réserve Beauchêne's feisty smallmouth bass

Outdoor Canada's Patrick Walsh and his fishing buddies make their annual pilgrimage to one of Quebec's top hot spots, La Réserve Beauchêne's, where they fished for feisty smallmouth bass.

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How to create a world-class bass fishery
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How to create a world-class bass fishery

Listening on the phone to good friend Wally Robins, I can picture him beaming with pride, and I am reminded of a first time father.  Only Wally's offspring aren't the human kind, they're the smallmouth bass that he dotes over in his home waters of Otty Lake, not far from the...

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