2022 Grizzly Jig Spring Tackle Show

Well, it’s finally here! It’s time for the 19th Annual Grizzly Jig Spring Tackle Show. They are located, at 1503 Truman Boulevard, in Caruthersville, Missouri. If you haven’t been to their new facility then you definitely need to check it out! Their new 133,000 square foot space provides more room for all the fishing gear you need for your next...

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Blue Bank Resort at Reelfoot Lake

A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to visit and stay at Blue Bank Resort at Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee.  First off, if you’ve never fished Reelfoot Lake then you are missing out.  It is a great destination for crappie, bluegill, bass, and catfish.  If you don’t have a boat, there are multiple guides to accommodate you.  While staying...

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Lake Days Guide Service

By: Matt Foster Each year I purchase five different states’ fishing licenses and travel all over to catch crappie. Last March, I had the opportunity to fish with Corey Thomas who owns Lake Days Guide Service. The day I fished with Thomas on Dale Hollow Lake, we pulled Crappie Magnet Pro Series Fin Spins on planer boards and caught so...

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TOPHAT Jigs

By: Matt Foster One jig that can be rigged two ways! That’s what Derek Martin of Mount Pulaski, Illinois created when he started Tophat Jigs in the winter of 2020. “Like anyone, my mind is always thinking what can I do to make something better,” said, Martin. Martin, who is a farmer by trade, said, “My wife Renee bought a...

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Tiny’s Bait and Tackle

By: Matt Foster Are you looking for some hand-tied jigs with a bit of flair? Kenneth Urbahns, with Tiny’s Bait and Tackle, started tying jigs, April 2021 after watching a guy on Lake Fork crappie fish on YouTube. Urbahns said, “I have always enjoyed crafting things. I tie a bit thicker and longer than most. The thickness allows for quieter...

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