Fishing and boating accessories are devised to make anglers lives easier – plain and simple. Whether it’s holding a boat in place in shallow water or tending to a foul-hooked fish or making sure your mobile device is secure and able to be charged, companies spanning the industry have engineered some clever devices and products to make all aspects of the experiences more worry free.
Minn Kota | Raptor
The Raptor is designed to hold boats in place more reliably than any other shallow water anchor via two industry first anchoring technologies – Active Anchoring, which monitors anchoring force and adjusts to keep you pinned to the bottom, and Auto-Bottom Mode, which automatically detects bottom hardness to determine the right amount of anchoring force. Available in 8- and 10-foot lengths and black, white, red and silver.
MotorGuide | Xi3 Kayak Trolling Motor
Now kayak anglers can reap the benefits of the Xi3 trolling motor with a 36-inch version. The lightweight design and SecureStep system make it simple to stow and deploy the motor, even in a seated position. Between nearly silent operation and a wireless remote, along with available Pinpoint GPS, it can take mobility in a kayak to the next level and allows anglers to focus on fishing while taking advantage of functions like anchor, heading lock, route record and more.
YETI | Trailhead Camp Chair
Versatility and durability along with comfort and portability are the highlights of the Trailhead Camp Chair. Each leg is anchored with ultra-strong GroundGrip Feet for any terrain, while industrial-strength tensioners on the back and arms lock into place. The FlexGrid Fabric, an innovative UV-resistant, body-conforming fabric covers the entire chair to eliminate pressure points. Comes with a carry bag for easy transport.
Humminbird | CoastMaster Charts
Humminbird CoastMaster charts deliver captains the information to fish and navigate with confidence, with complete coverage for all U.S. coastal waters on one card. Anglers can identify fish-holding areas by utilizing detailed depth contours, points of interest, navigational aids, and predictive tides and currents. And as part of the One-Boat Network, anglers can pair a Humminbird chartplotter and Minn Kota trolling motor with i-Pilot Link to automatically follow a depth contour.
RAM Mounts | Quick-Grip Waterproof Wireless Charging Holder
A patented, universal water-resistant wireless charging cradle for phones. As part of RAM’s spring-loaded Quick-Grip family, the cradle allows for single-handed placement and removal of your phone while taking advantage of Qi compatible wireless phone charging. Both the top and bottom cups feature rubber to help hold devices firmly in place.
American Tackle Company | Tsuka Handle System
Arguably the most advanced rod handle ever produced, the new Tsuka Handle is the pinnacle of component design offering a complete integrated system utilizing the same carbon material used in the top rod blanks to offer a handle worthy of modern blank technology.
Sea Striker | Bike Mount Rod Holder
Carry two fishing rods and gear to your favorite fishing spot on your bike using the Sea Striker Bicycle Rod Rack. Attaches to most adult bicycles with up to 4" wide tires. Flat storage area is perfect for transporting your tackle bag or even a small cooler. Comes with all mounting hardware.
New Pro Products | Bleed Ease
In tournament situations, a bleeding fish can often lead to dead-fish penalties come weigh-in time. Bleed Ease is an all-natural and safe agent for all topical bleeds caused by hook penetration, including hook-sets, foul-hooking, or cuts occurring from landing fish. Bleed Ease controls bleeding on any open wound, provides pain relief and aids in healing.
BUBBA | Extendable Large Net
Strength and durability are the highlights of what’s arguably the most durable extendable net on the market. While most telescoping nets become weaker when fully extended, BUBBA’s version is designed to withstand up to 30 pounds of weight and force while fully extended. Will extend from 36 to 53 inches with a click of a button. The extendable net features BUBBA’s signature non-slip grip, die-cast aluminum yoke and PVC-coated nylon netting.
Rapala VMC | Crossover Pliers
When paired with the Crossover Rings, wacky and neko rigging is made much easier and consistent. These pliers are made of a lightweight and durable plastic and feature dual compartments in the handle for extra ring storage. Operation is simple: Slide the ring onto the closed jaws, compress handle to stretch ring, slide your plastic into the ring and depress the pliers to leave a snug ring wherever preferred.
Frabill | Ultralight Conservation Net
Designed to be the top performing lightweight net on the market, the Ultralight Conservation Net starts with a 48-inch carbon fiber handle with molded rubber grip. Frabill's patented Pow'R Lok yoke and unique hoop shape make this net ready to handle all of your fish landing needs. Also includes 100 percent knotless mesh netting, a flat linear bottom to reduce fish rolling and a mesh guard hoop that resists wear and reduces lure catch points.
Garmin | Panoptix LiveScope Perspective Mode Mount
Pantoptix LiveScope has had a transformative effect on how anglers look at and use sonar. Adding the new Perspective Mode Mount to an LVS32 transducer allows anglers to access with unprecedented overhead visibility, which makes it ideal for shallow water. Easy to install and simple to use in delivering three unique vantage points.
Strike King | KVD 5.5” Split Ring/Braid Cutter Pliers
Pliers typically fall apart in two situations – cutting braided line and swapping out split rings. The KVD Split Ring/Braid Cutter Pliers easily cut through braided line while also easily changing split rings and hooks on hard baits. The fully serrated machined edges make cutting braid quick and easy. Dual injected exclusive Combat Grip handles provide excellent grip, while stainless steel construction provides strong and rust resistant quality.
Pure Fishing | Ugly Stik Marine Shears
From cutting chunks to fin snipping and rope cuts, new Ugly Stik Marine Shears are designed to be used in all kinds of Ugly situations. Robust non-slip Ugly Tuff Grips offer control in wet and slippery conditions, and 420 Stainless Steel blades separate for easy clean up. A scaler for exposing bait oil and fish cleaning is built in as is a fin snip for modifying bait action, and a scale for quick measurements. An air-through sheath protects blades when not in use.
BUBBA | Multi-Flex Interchangeable Set
A first of its kind, the Multi-Flex is the ultimate fillet knife kit for all kinds of anglers. Featuring four different full-tang blades (7” Tapered Flex, 8” Ultra Flex, 9” Serrated Flex, 9” Stiff), the Multi-Flex brings the best of Bubba to one set. An easy-to-use squeeze and slide mechanism allows for easy switching between blades while the Flex-Change locking system keeps the blade safe and secure.
Rapala | R12 Heavy-Duty Lithium Fillet Knife Combo
The R12 HD Lithium is built with a new positive force design that allows easier operation with the press of your thumb. Twice the power and three times the speed of other electric fillet knives, it also comes equipped with an LED light for filleting in low light conditions. The combo includes 2 R12 Lithium batteries, 2 PTFE coated blades (6” and 7”), and a rapid charger, all encased in a padded EVA storage case.
Line Cutterz | Dual Hybrid Micro Scissor
The Micro Scissor is the world’s first dual hybrid line cutter. It consists of a patented corrosion resistance fixed ceramic blade in the back end and stainless steel scissor action blades in the front end. This dual hybrid fishing line cutter offers anglers a fast, safe, convenient and durable way to cut braid, mono and fluorocarbon fishing lines. It can be attached to hats, retractors, PFD's, lanyards and fly fishing vests so a fishing line cutter is always within reach.