dare2b Caliber II Jacket Review

dare2b Caliber II Jacket Review

in Apparel, Cycling by Don Martens

I recently received a Caliber II Jacket from Dare 2b For the past two months I have worn the jacket while cycling. I am accumulating miles in preparation to join on RAGBRAI, the great bicycle ride across Iowa. This jacket priced around $80 has quickly become a staple of my cycling gear and is an excellent choice for the money spent. 

New Product in From Abu Garcia and Fenwick for Review

New Product in From Abu Garcia and Fenwick for Review

in Featured, Fishing & Hunting by Carl H. Martens

We had been in contact with our rep at Abu Garcia and Fenwick, but nothing had been confirmed in regards to what product we’d be reviewing.  When Brown Santa arrived at our door, we were overjoyed upon noticing the sender listed and knew it was product from Abu Garcia and Fenwick, but we still weren’t sure what exactly was inside the packages.  Once the three packages were opened, we discovered the following; Abu Garcia Ike Signature Casting Rod, Abu Garcia Revo Beast Reel, and a Fenwick Elite Tech Walleye Rod! 

9th Annual Berkley Big Bass Challenge set to take place on October 18th – 19th.

9th Annual Berkley Big Bass Challenge set to take place on October 18th – 19th.

in Fishing & Hunting by Carl H. Martens

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The 9th annual Amateur Berkley Big Bass Challenge hosted by BassChamps will take place on Lake Fork, Texas. The 2 day event is set to start on October 18th , 2014. The big money event will take place out of Lake Fork Marina and continues to grow in popularity as over 800 anglers last year vied for over $100,000 in cash and prizes including two Skeeter bass boats. 

Latest Abu Garcia Reels and Rods now at Retail

Latest Abu Garcia Reels and Rods now at Retail

in Fishing & Hunting by Carl H. Martens

COLUMBIA, S.C.  – Anglers need wait no more for the latest in product introductions from Abu Garcia®. The popular tackle maker introduced new rods and reels at the 2014 International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) in July and these items are now available at retail outlets nationwide. Named best new freshwater reel by industry members and media attending ICAST was the Abu Garcia Revo® Beast, a workhorse reel built to throw big baits. 

Rugged Shark® Tidal Wave – Lightweight Drainage Moccasin

Rugged Shark® Tidal Wave – Lightweight Drainage Moccasin

in Apparel, Fishing & Hunting by Carl H. Martens

The Tidal Wave maintains the comfort of the traditional hand sewn moccasin construction, while enhancing performance through H2FLO-VENT™ technology, a new, lightweight outsole system which circulates air, and drains water for total foot comfort. Designed for boaters, anglers and water sports enthusiasts, this boat oxford style is made with waxy full grain leather, mesh inserts for optimum breathability, and non-corrosive metal hardware.