It doesn’t take long to see what distinguishes Redington’s Vapen Red collection of fly rods from the rest of the pack. You also quickly realize that what sets it apart is what makes it such a fantastic fly stick to swing. I took the Vapen Red, specifically the 990-4 model...
Saltwater fishing this time of year tops the list for most Texans willing to drive a little bit to take in what the coast has to offer, and while many anglers are fortunate enough to have center-console bay or flats boats, the kayak has become as common a sight...
The ZipVac Portable Food Storage System is marketed to outdoorsmen and women but the potential uses reach far beyond hunting and fishing boundaries. The system is composed of a handheld, portable rechargeable electric vacuum pump that plugs into any 110-volt outlet, a handheld manual pump and reusable bags that...
Polarized sunglasses are essential for most fishing pursuits, but with so many variations and companies in the market, it can be tough to know exactly what will best fit your specifications and comfort level – both on your face and in your wallet. Lenses suited to inshore fishing may...
Gun racks and gun safes come in all shapes and sizes, with new variations continually popping up – usually with a focus on the old adage that bigger is better. However, one gun rack that I recently put to the test proved to be not only intriguing for a...
At first glance, the Reel Keel looks similar to many hard baits manufactured in this day and age. But upon closer inspection, the lure shows off its distinctive trait – a brass, double nickel-plated keel embedded into the resin fiber polymer body. This “rudder” makes the bait unique for a...