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Christmas Trees Help Sustain Sand Dunes and Reduce Beach Erosion
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Christmas Trees Help Sustain Sand Dunes and Reduce Beach Erosion

As folks are taking down their holiday decorations, they may be wondering the best way to dispose of their natural Christmas trees. Fort Macon State Park in Carteret County [North Carolina] has been collecting natural Christmas trees since 1964 and park Superintendent Randy Newman told Coastal Review he thinks around 80,000 trees have been collected...

Mounting A Unique Business Opportunity With King Sailfish Mounts
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Mounting A Unique Business Opportunity With King Sailfish Mounts

Are you looking for a rare opportunity in the fishing industry with a unique and conservation-minded company? A company that is already extremely well respected and established across the globe? A company that works directly with anglers to commemorate a memorable and special catch? A company that is both financially and emotionally rewarding? Look no further...

A New Face Behind The Fishing Wire
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A New Face Behind The Fishing Wire

After more than a decade writing for “The Daily News of the Fishing Industry,” Frank Sargeant moves on from his seat at the helm of The Fishing Wire to pursue new adventures and opportunities and makes way for Fishing Tackle Retailer’s very own Digital Editor, Toby Lapinski. As noted in Frank’s final edition of The Fishing...

Year-End Tax-Deductible Donations Help Heal Veterans
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Year-End Tax-Deductible Donations Help Heal Veterans

BARTLETT, Ill. – As 2021 draws to an end and you consider your year-end tax position, Take a Vet Fishing and Operation Outdoor Freedom – both 501(c)3 not-for-profit organizations – ask that you consider making a tax-deductible donation in any amount to help support their critical, combined mission of healing the psychological wounds of our...

Alternative Soft Baits for Ice Fishing from Z-Man
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Alternative Soft Baits for Ice Fishing from Z-Man

Kenora, Ontario, CA  – Ice fishing missions in the Northcountry frequently greet you with soul-stirring sunrises and profoundly peaceful surroundings. Ice, of course, also begets predictably frosty temperatures, and if you’re not careful, numb hands. Thankfully, the popularity of the wintery pursuit has bred excellent angling technology—things like valuable fish-finding sonar, plus outerwear and gloves...

Paradigm-Shifting Shimano World Diver 99SP
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Paradigm-Shifting Shimano World Diver 99SP

Savvy bass anglers recognize the effectiveness of jerkbaits throughout the entire season. Shimano elevates the jerkbait to unprecedented heights with the new World Diver 99SP: A technology-infused lure that triggers strikes from trophy-caliber bass wherever they swim. By leveraging the revolutionary BOOST CONCEPT – an elegant synthesis of three premium Shimano technologies – the Shimano...

St. Croix Surf Fishing Rods for Traveling Anglers
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St. Croix Surf Fishing Rods for Traveling Anglers

Having a multi-piece rod that fishes like a one-piece is a revolutionary concept to most anglers, especially when “getting there” with a high-performance rod is the primary hurdle. That’s certainly true for the legions of surf anglers, many of whom chase bites up and down their home coasts, and others who must first get to...

Avoid the Disappointment of Strange Sticks with St. Croix
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Avoid the Disappointment of Strange Sticks with St. Croix

PARK FALLS, Wisc. – Most anglers enjoy the thought of fishing travel – leaving their familiar home waters for more distant places that extend their angling seasons or broaden their fishing horizons. Fishing fanatics flock to the coasts and other various fishing destinations each year seeking new species and new scenery. Whether anglers travel for...

NOAA Recreational Fisheries Year In Review
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NOAA Recreational Fisheries Year In Review

The United States has the largest and most diverse recreational fisheries in the world. Each year, millions of saltwater anglers contribute tens of billions of dollars to the American economy while supporting nearly 500,000 jobs. Saltwater recreational fishing is an economic powerhouse, and engaging with anglers remains a top priority for NOAA Fisheries. We work...