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The Walleye Softbait Scene

by Jim Edlund 0

In the 1967 film The Graduate Mr. McGuire advises a young and nervous Benjamin Braddock: “There’s a great future in… more »

Fishing Gift Guide

2015 Father’s Day Fishing Gift Guide

by In-Fisherman 0

Dad deserves the perfect Father’s Day fishing gift, but finding it can be a challenge. Rather than fall into the… more »


Z-Man’s CrusteaZ

by Ned Kehde 0

  Several years ago Z-Man Fishing Products created the CrusteaZ for Australian saltwater anglers who fish for southern black bream…. more »


Keitech’s Crazy Flapper

by Ned Kehde 0

A soft-plastic crayfish has played an important role in some Midwest finesse applications since Dion Hibdon created the Guido Bug… more »


More on Z-Man’s Hula StickZ by Drew Reese

by Ned Kehde 0

Drew Reese of Rantoul, Kansas, is one of the pioneers of Midwest finesse fishing, stretching back into the 1960s. He… more »


Damiki’s Three-inch Armor Shad

by Ned Kehde 0

  In the eyes of scores of Midwest finesse anglers, Damiki’s Fishing Tackle USA’s three-inch Armor Shad is a shad-shaped… more »


AA Worms’ Stage 3.5 Tadpole and Flying Fish Swimbait

by Ned Kehde 0

West Coast and Japanese finesse anglers fish differently than Midwest finesse anglers, and Guido Hibdon of Sunrise Beach, Missouri, who… more »


Optimum Bait Company’s Twin Teaser

by Ned Kehde 0

  At times during the long, cold winter of 2014-15, some Midwest finesse anglers sought some relief from the drudgery… more »


Drew Reese and the Hula StickZ: a photo update

by Ned Kehde 0

On April 12, we published a gear guide about the way Drew Reese of Rantoul, Kansas, customizes Z-Man Fishing Products’… more »


Drew Reese and Z-Man’s Hula StickZ

by Ned Kehde 0

Customization of soft-plastic baits, such as Z-Man’s Fishing Products’ Hula StickZ, lies near the heart of Midwest finesse fishing. And… more »

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