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To some, fishing is a favorite pastime enjoyed with friends and family. But to others it’s a way of life. And when you have a passion for something, you’re dedicated to ensuring you succeed. In order to reel in a good catch you need the right equipment. While any old lure may do for some, fishing enthusiasts and experts know that selecting the right type of lure for the conditions is important in order to increase your odds at having a successful fishing trip. Fishing <em>lures</em> come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes, so how do you know...

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Being on the open water with your most trusted fishing gear can truly be a pleasure but how much do you know about your equipment? Was it just a mass produced landing net or one that was crafted by the hands of a fisherman just like you? If anything, you would probably prefer handmade gear over mass production because there is more value and integrity with a custom made product. From spinnerbaits to fishing jigs, the differences between handmade and mass production can be quite apparent. When it comes to fishing gear, many fishers opt for products that have been...

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The Bass Master Elite tournament made its first appearance on the Delaware River this year. Philadelphia hosted the event which drew big crowds even to spite the hot and muggy weather. We made our way down to the tournament on the last day, August 10th, to catch the weigh-in and find out who won. Our Nomad Fish Co. team arrived a bit early to have a few drinks and check out the outdoor expo that was set up near the stage at Penns Landing.  All of the latest and greatest electronics, boats and hardware were on display. After making the...

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This year a couple of friends  and I entered the Sandy Hook Bay Angler's Fluke Tournament. Our fishing crew consisted of 6-8 people on a 24ft Hydracraft that our friends Adam and Noah purchased a few years ago. Our good friend Zach and a few others joined us on the water for the two day event. Sandy Hook is a National Park on the northern coast of New Jersey, just across from New York City. Located in a highly populated area of the country, many people are surprised to learn that the Sandy Hook Bay offers some world-class fishing. Although...

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This past weekend we spent some time up at Beuhler's Idlewild Inn for the Comunale 80th Wedding Anniversary celebration. Amid the festivities and time spent enjoying one another's company, some great fishing was also done. Beuhler's Idlewild is located near Lake Wallenpaupack in Pike County, PA. The setting is an old farm with several separate cabins to house guests. There is a man-made 11-acre lake that is chock full of bass, pickerel, blue gill and lots of other fish and wildlife. Upon arriving, the family and guests set out to claim their rooms and get situated. Around this time we...

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