New Fishing Stuff for 2018

New Fishing Stuff for 2018

Here's a look at new and unique fishing stuff for 2018, as reviewed by the In-Fisherman staff.

HOOK2 Sonar Series

Lowrance-Hook2

Lowrance's latest HOOK2 series includes 12 models with features for wide-angle Broadband Sounder readings, DownScan and SideScan Imaging, plus GPS Plotter and background maps. There are displays from 4 to 12 inches, with prices ranging from $99 to $1,499, lowrance.com


One Bars


One-Bars


Great taste and nutrition in a 60-gram snack with 20 grams of protein and one gram of sugar. One Bars offer 13 delicious flavor recipes, ranging from Cookies & Dreme, to Almond Bliss, Lemon Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Blueberry Cobbler. More at onebrands.com

Death Hook Spinners

Death-Hook-Spinners


Guide Dave Henning has been at the forefront of working with finesse spinner rigs for walleyes since they first hit the market in the 1970s. He offers his own extensive lineup, including many with spinning "death hooks." Check Death Spins, Death Prop Spins, Flashing Death, and Death Fin Spins at henningstackle.com

Feather Dressed

Eagle-Claw-Feather-Dressed-Hooks


From the Lazer Sharp lineup of hooks from Eagle Claw are two feather-dressed Platinum Black replacement treble hooks in sizes #6 and #4. Color options: white/silver and chartreuse/silver — $4.99 per 2-pack, eagleclaw.com

Polycarbonate Lure Boxes

Polycarbonate-Lure-Box-Gruv-Fishing

Created with a polycarbonate shell that's durable in the extreme and with a clear cover, the interior is of silicone to anchor lures firmly, while magnets keep the lid securely closed. Gruv Boxes are available for Hardbaits ($30), Big Jigs ($30), and Micro Jigs ($18), gruvfishing.com

Rod Covers

SLIX-Rod-Covers

SLIX Rod Covers, available in lengths from 5 to 9 feet, and in spinning and casting configurations, protect guides and avoid snags. Bands secure SLIX to the reel for travel, while a loop on the tip allows ceiling storage — $7.99, outkasttackle.com

Popular Demand

Bully-Fishing-Spoon

Back in production based on popular demand, the newest Bully is heavier, at 9/10 ounce, for long casts and fishing deeper water. There are nine color options, including models with genuine silver and 24K gold — $9.99 to $13.49, williams.ca

Evair Boat Shoes

Evair-Boat-Shoes

Perfect for fancy footwork on any boat deck, Shimano's Evair Boat Shoes are as comfortable as they are functional. Quick-dry fabric. Non-marking sole. Special EVA gripper material on the front of the sole to better work a trolling motor pedal. Two colors and sizes from 7 through 13 — $79.99, fish-shimano.com

Fish & Play Solera

Fish-Play-Solera-Boat

New to the Skeeter lineup of Solera "fish and play" boats is the Solera 205, with lots of storage for gear, a ski-tow pylon, and a standup top for shade. The boat is rigged with a Yamaha VF250XA four-stroke outboard, Minn Kota Terrova 112-pound-thrust trolling motor, and Humminbird HELIX 7 electronics — $58,995, skeeterboats.com

Veritas

Veritas-Spinning-Rod

The extensive lineup of Abu Garcia Veritas casting and spinning rods are among the most popular of all their products. Lightweight and perfectly balanced, they fish comfortably and extremely durable. Titanium alloy guides make casting a breeze — $99.95 to $119.95, Berkley-fishing.com

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