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July 17, 2019
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Podcast: Live from the ICAST Fishing Show 2019 in Orlando, FL with Cal, Chester and Dustin

Podcast Player: Podcast Show Notes: On this episode, Cal Gonzales (TF&G Saltwater Editor), Chester Moore (TF&G Chief Editor) and host Dustin Warncke re-unite in Orlando, Florida at the annual ICAST fishing trade show. The trio shares […]
July 16, 2019
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The Amazingly Adaptive Shad Dart

Few lures are as simple, basic, unassuming, yet effective, as the dart. Yes, marabou jigs come close, but they rarely carry as much weight for the size. Sure, some jig heads with plastic tails create a […]
May 21, 2019
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Secret Party Boat Fishing Tips

If you don’t have a boat of your own and you want to go fishing on the Gulf, party boats are a great option. Sure, they can get crowded. Yes, they’re slow and often roll around […]
May 14, 2019
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Using the Right Fishing Knot For the Job

Some people learn how to tie a Fisherman’s Knot (the Improved Clinch) and stop learning right there, while others learn a dozen or more different fishing knots and never stop looking for better ones. While most […]
May 7, 2019
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Cobia-Going Overboard!

Cool Cobia Story Okay: we know cobia (ling) are cool fish. They fight like a bulldog, and taste about as good as any saltwater fish on the face of the planet. So it’s easy to go […]
April 17, 2019
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Podcast: Outdoor Gear Review Mashup with Host Dustin Warncke

On this special bonus episode, Dustin rides solo talking about some of his recent gear finds from Amazon.com and other retailers. Dustin gives his “no-bull” review of some great outdoor products he has been using in […]
January 2, 2019
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Podcast: Fishing Mashup #2 with Kayaks, Paddle Boards and Okuma Fishing Gear with Guests Ryan Jones and Dave Brown

In this second installment of the fishing mashup from the Confluence Writers Event in Venice, Louisiana, Dustin sits down with Ryan Jones from Frontier Sales and Marketing and talks personal watercraft like paddle boards and kayaks […]
November 6, 2018
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Dredges for Offshore Trolling: Do You Need Them?

Offshore trollers often pull multi-arm dredges to tease billfish up to the boat, and serious marlin anglers wouldn’t leave the dock without one. But does the average angler towing a mixed spread for multiple species like […]
November 6, 2018
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Garmin Panoptix LiveScope: A New Kind of Fishfinder

Fishfinder technology has evolved at an utterly blinding pace during the past decade, as manufacturers one-up each other on an annual basis. Most of the rapidity developed after the introduction of side-scanning fishfinders, and more recently, […]
October 18, 2018
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Catch More Fish Via Virtual Anchoring

Virtual anchoring has been around for a few years now, and it’s a feature that can be initiated via either electric trolling motor (like Spot-Lock, with Minn Kota), or in many cases, with modern outboards (such […]
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