First Fallfish Record In Maryland
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First Fallfish Record In Maryland

It’s exciting to catch a state record fish. But one Baltimore County, Maryland man just earned a state record for catching a two-pound minnow relative— the fallfish. And it’s the first record fallfish Maryland has […]

Plano's B-Series Tackle Bag Introduced
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Plano’s B-Series Tackle Bag Introduced

The all-new Plano B-Series Tackle Bag keeps anglers on their A-game. Loaded with upgraded parts and materials, the B-Series is the tackle bag designed for the modern angler. Constructed from a durable ripstop fabric, the […]

DoubleStar Introduces the Ahab Knife
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DoubleStar Introduces the Ahab Knife

DoubleStar Corp, introduced the latest knife to its DSC Blade Division, the Ahab Knife. Made from 1084 Carbon Steel, this everyday carry was designed by Division Director Rob “Filo” Cabrera to be discrete and compact […]

New 20-Quart Cooler From Cordova
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New 20-Quart Cooler From Cordova

Cordova Outdoors, the leading cooler brand of outdoor enthusiasts and the official licensed cooler of the National Rifle Association, has just announced a new model in their hard-side cooler lineup. The Cordova 20 Extra Small […]

Knots Essential for the Outdoors
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Knots Essential for the Outdoors

Knowing how to tie your shoes is great, but that shouldn’t be the only knot you know how to make. When it comes to survival and preparedness, something as simple as tying a specific type […]

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FLIR’s Next Generation Raymarine VHF Radios

FLIR is excited to announce the launch of its next-generation Raymarine VHF radios. The compact Ray53, full-sized Ray63 and the multifunction Ray73 with AIS are all full-function VHF marine radios with Class D Digital Selective Calling […]

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Lindy Foo Flyer

Used the Foo last year for a few outings over yellow perch with great success. Tipped with both small minnows and larger maggots they rocked. The lure tended to fly out at nice angles away […]

Ultimate Grab-and-Go Cooler
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Ultimate “Grab-and-Go” Cooler

Cordova Cooler, building on their industry-leading and feature-rich hard-side cooler line, introduces a soft-side cooler that meets the portability needs of on-the-go outdoor enthusiasts and of those looking for a lightweight food and beverage storage […]

SWAGGER Hunter29 - TESTIMONIALS
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SWAGGER Hunter29 – TESTIMONIALS

The adaptability of the Swagger Hunter29 is what sets it apart from the competition. Swagger has not only changed the way hunters and shooters look at a bipod, but it upped the ante by setting […]

Wobbletron
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Why The Wobbletron

About 9 years ago I wrote a frog article called “Battle Frog”.  It was in conjunction with Marty Stone and the Mad Max Frog prevailed. At that time there were not nearly as many frogs […]

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Is It Worth The Price? Cordova Cooler

Go down to your local department story that sells 29.99 or 59.99 coolers and you will see that those price points are filled with many selections to choose from. But, sometimes it is just worth […]

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SOFTSCIENCE DESIGNS WOMEN’S BOATING AND FISHING FOOTWEAR

SoftScience™ footwear announces performance water shoes designed for women. From fishing to sailing and watersports, SoftScience created three styles designed to not only fit the female foot, but to deliver top-line performance and stability as well.        […]

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Oklahoma Fisheries Division Stocks 15.5 Million Fish

Largemouth bass fishing this spring was notable in Oklahoma, as anglers hauled in several lunkers in the 13- and 14-pound classes. Those monster fish undoubtedly resulted from previous stocking efforts of Florida largemouth bass (FLMB) […]

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The Frontier Sports Fishing Report

The Frontier Sports Hwy 38 Resurfacing Update…. Friday, June 29th, 2018 There are 2 road closures on Hwy 38 today. One is a 24-hour closure just south of North Star Lake Road and the other […]

Fishing the Wobbletron
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Fishing the Wobbletron

When I’m fishing the edge or open water with sparse vegetation I’ll use a frog that emits more action, such as the Snag Proof Wobbletron.  I feel that a slow and steady retrieve is best […]

New ParaClaw Watches from Outdoor Edge
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New ParaClaw Watches from Outdoor Edge

The overwhelming popularity of last year’s introduction of Outdoor Edge’s ParaClaw—a paracord survival bracelet with an inconspicuous utility/personal-defense knife designed into its patent-pending sheath/buckle system—inspired the company to expand this line to include two ParaClaw […]

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ThermaSeat’s Infusion

The “triple-threat” cushion that makes you more of a threat on the hunt. Infusion’s three-layer design includes everything you need to stay warm and dry – and to hunt longer. Each seat contains: A thermal […]

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This week on Outdoors Radio – 5/11/2018

This week, Dan Small Outdoors Radio features Mosquito Squad staffer Christine DeCoste, Ballard’s Black Island Resort managing partner Gary Moeller, artist and artist Bob White, and pro angler Duffy Kopf. Jeff reports results of last […]

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Susie Han’s first turkey this week on Outdoors Radio

This week, Dan Small Outdoors Radio features ODU Magazine founder Bill Schwarz, American Honda Powersports assistant manager of national sales Susie Han, charter captain “Dumper” Dan Welsch and D&S Bait proprietor Gene Dellinger. Jeff reports […]

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MYSTERY RANCH Announces New Accessories for 2018

MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company, devoted to making mission-specific packs through state-of-the-art load-carrying technologies has introduced multiple hunting accessories for the 2018 season. From rangefinder and GPS holsters to products that conveniently help fulfill […]

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BoatUS Spring Commissioning Checklist

From the ODU News Desk: With boatyards, backyards, marinas, and clubs now coming to life, spring commissioning time has arrived. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has a Spring Commissioning Checklist to help […]

New Record Attendance At The Bassmaster Classic
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New Record Attendance At The Bassmaster Classic

The 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods smashed previous attendance records at the weekend. According to law enforcement figures, those from host facilities and other independent sources, a total attendance of 143,323 […]

2018 Hobie Bass aOpen Announced
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2018 Hobie Bass Open Announced

Kayak Anglers from all over the country will have the opportunity to test their skills on the legendary fishery of Kentucky Lake for a chance to win big cash and prizes and 2 spots to […]

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LOWA Renegade GTX® Mid boots – Review

Over a year ago, ODU received a pair of boots from LOWA Boots. Honestly, they have been used for everything. Meet the LOWA Renegade GTX Mid boots. When you head out to buy footwear, everyone’s […]

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Prepping the Trolling Tools

OK – so it’s not even ice out yet (far from it in many northern regions) – not typically the time of year a walleye angler starts thinking about a trolling bite; but perhaps it should […]

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KOPLIN RHINO GRIP PRO – UNIVERSAL MOUNT

The Kolpin Rhino Grip Pro is their toughest universal mount yet. Cast aluminum mounts coated with protective rubber overmolding that absorbs shock and provides a secure grip. Rotate and tilt the mounts to custom-fit your […]