New & Unique Fishing Stuff for 2019

New & Unique Fishing Stuff for 2019

New and unique fishing stuff for 2019, as reviewed by the In-Fisherman staff.

Otter XT X-Over

Offered in four sizes—Cottage, Cabin, Lodge, and Resort—seating 1, 2, 2, and 3 people, respectively, the XT X-Over Series shelters by Otter are billed as the most versatile “flip-up-down” shelters on the market, featuring side-door entry, triple-layer insulation, and many more exclusive features to check, including pricing, at


Hook Cutter

Joining Cuda’s line of tools is the 10.5-inch carbon-steel Hook Cutter that handles most octopus-style hooks up to 6/0. The spring-action handle adds leverage while the rubber handle provides a sure grip—$24.99,


Microlite Flip

A lightweight vacuum-insulated bottle, the Microlite Flip provides 10 hours of heat and 20 hours of cold. There’s a locking push-button lid and it’s available in 500- and 720-ml sizes and five colors—$25.95 and $29.95,


Eskimo Pistol Bit

The newest ice drill bit on the market, for use with high-torque, 1/2-inch-chuck cordless drills, is the Eskimo Pistol Bit, weighing 2.75 pounds. The aggressive, high-strength polymer cutting head maximizes blade efficiency and allows smooth cutting with impressive speed. It’s available in 6- and 8-inch models—$199.99 and $249, respectively,


Sister’s Sauce

A superb Bloody Mary mix, Sister’s Sauce is singularly hand-crafted, gluten free, no high fructose, no additives, and fat free, in a 32-ounce bottle. Mix with your favorite liquor or serve without on the rocks with a splash of lime—$24 (two bottles),


Puffy Patching

With puffy jackets all the rage, No So patches let you quickly repair tears on puffy jackets, down apparel, sleeping bags, and more, with a variety of patch patterns, including a rainbow trout. Heat from a dryer activates the adhesive. Quick, easy, and effective—prices up to $14.99,


Pro Thermal

Check the new features on the HT Predator Pro Thermal tip-up, including extra-thick insulation, a 500-foot-capacity spool, magnum flag, and Multiple Setting Trip Shaft. The flag-spring base also allows a variety of trip tensions, for large baits and small. They fit in a 5-gallon bucket—$19.99,


Big Shaker . . . Plus

Many new colors and sizes have been added to most lure categories from Snyder Lures, like the Big Shaker, Lil’ Rascal, and a dozen more, including the outrageous Game Changer. Options and pricing at


Power Hawg Returns

Power Hawg, one of the hottest “creature” baits, is back in the Berkley PowerBait lineup, with a curious profile and loads of action in trailers measuring 4 and 5 inches (8- and 6-count bags), and 16 colors—$4.79 and $4.29, respectively,


Custom Ice

The Croix Custom Ice spinning rod series includes 10 models built in both solid and tubular configurations, in lengths from 20 to 42 inches, and powers and actions to handle everything from panfish to larger predators like lake trout—$130 to $160, 


Recommended Videos

Frigid Water Smallmouths

Doug Stange swims jigs with precision for frigid-water smallmouths.

Secrets to Busting Big Fish

The In-Fisherman staff tackles super-tough customers, trolling up 50-inch muskies!

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction


Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services


GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top In-Fisherman stories delivered right to your inbox.