December 20, 2017
If you love to fish (we know you do), you're going to need some fishing gear, and we're here to help.
In 2017, Game & Fish writers and editors reviewed hundreds of fishing gear items in our magazines and online with more than three dozen article reviews — including gear for catfish, bass, walleye, crappie, ice-fishing and boaters.
If you're looking for the best rods, reel, and lures — perhaps for a Christmas gift? — chances are we reviewed them in the past year.
Check out the in-depth info below from 17 of our reviews. Click on the headline to read each article.
Whether 1,500 miles away from home, or pitching a weekend tent in the backyard, staying comfortable is key to outdoors gear. Editors of Game & Fish share insider information on gear designed to help you go farther and stay longer on your next adventure. CLICK the headline for more
From high-quality ice fishing rod and reel combos, lifelike soft plastic baits, GPS-enabled fish-finders, lightweight shelters, snow-ready rides, to high-tech clothing, we're light years ahead of grandpa's charcoal-filled coffee can and five-gallon bucket of jig sticks. And thanks to these innovations, it's easier than ever to locate and catch fish, while staying warm, dry, comfortable and safe in the process. CLICK the headline for more
Nothing against pistons, horsepower and the intoxicating smell of two-stroke exhaust lingering in the frosty morning air, but battery-powered electric ice augers have a number of advantages over traditional hole-drilling powerplants. CLICK the headline for more