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...
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...
Crystal-clear vision is vital for sight fishing along the Texas coast and other notable speckled trout and redfish hot spots, something that's also at the heart of Costa Del Mar's mission to provide high-quality polarized sunglasses that can be counted on for a variety of applications. After first putting a...
Oakley long has been the manufacturer of choice for athletes seeking the best in durable eyewear suited to a variety of sporting purposes, especially on the baseball diamond. However, the company has now become a major player in the polarized lens market with its fishing specific offerings that offer quite...
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...