My December Lucky Tackle Box arrived just before Christmas. Due to a bit of a hectic work and life schedule, I wasn't able to do the unboxing until after Christmas. I finally got some time yesterday to sit down and bang this out.
In a recent conversation with my good friend and business partner Mark Watanabe, we decided that we would subscribe to a couple of monthly subscription boxes to see if they are worth the money. After doing a quick Google search, which revealed hundreds of options, we each picked one to try out for three months.
How many times have you asked yourself, “Why didn't I think of that?!” That's pretty much how I feel about the FUDs I just had the thrill of testing! Ok, so maybe not a thrill, but being a girl and all, it is pretty cool being able to relieve yourself standing up or kneeling, without soaking your pants or having pee run down your leg.
As kayak fishing increases in popularity, companies are developing gear that is more stylish and fashion-forward. This is certainly true for Guideline EyeGear - they are coming out with some great new colors for their many styles of sunglasses.
After speaking with Paul Davis from Abu Garcia, it is no surprise that the “Revo Beast” took best Freshwater Reel at the 2014 ICAST New Product Showcase. This low-profile reel is made to handle the big baits that you throw. Alabama rigs, large swimbaits, any other large bait - this baitcaster was made to handle them all. Abu Garcia armed this reel with a 22 lb max drag, and a deeper spool for extra line capacity.
It was no surprise to us when the "3D PVC Crab" was announced as the winner of best soft plastic fishing lure at ICAST 2014. The lure looks amazingly lifelike in and out of the water.
Garmin, probably best known for GPS systems, is gaining attention with two new offerings in the action camera market. The “VIRB” and “VIRB Elite” offer sought-after options and a few new twists that make them unique in the current market.