Shore Jigging: The Vivid Colored Jigs

In a world where “sardine” coloration prevails, a limited group of vivid colors have found great use in the hands of the few. C’mon! Admit it! Sardine or another natural color is the first you always buy, and once you are convinced that the jig with this color is truly effective, only then you go
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Saltwater Sandeel by Savage Gear

Saltwater Sandeel by Savage Gear Most of you, know that I’m really not fond of using softl ures during my hardcore fishing sessions. I prefer pure lead or hard plastic in the worst case! But sometimes a soft lure is a “one way” road to success. What I hate in most soft lures is that
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DUO Rough Trail Malice 130

I know that during Research and Development meetings in DUO headquarters, when it comes my name and ideas on the table, everybody have a glass of water and an aspirin ready for take off! I keep on asking for heavy lures with small or medium size, long jigs, tiny jigs, heavy minnows, blah blah blah,
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Spinning with Top Water Lures #2: The classic “Walk The Dog” lures.

This category has as its main representative, the lure that is designed to perform with ease the technique of walking the dog and is characterized by a variety of body designs. Some are “chubby”, some are slim, some have an egg-shaped body, while others are coarse in the butt and thinner at the front, or
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Spinning with Top Water Lures #1: The whole idea

  In spinning fishing, we have occasionally dealt with a wide variety of artificial lures, made of plastic, metal, silicone or even wood. We have developed very technical themes and we have embraced details that at the end gave us a much clearer picture of the spinning technique from many angles. Many of us are
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When Teeth Meet Metal

I was always fascinated from teeth marks on my lures! No matter if I get the fish or not, a nice scar on my lure was always reminding me the day it got it. Scars on plastic baits are very easy to be done, but on metal jigs, is something very hard to be done
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Top water games. The rod, the reel and the truth!

Top water lures like WTD’s, skippers, poppers, splashers etc, are among the most exiting lures to use and personally I declare that they are my favorites. Even if the attack is unsuccessful, the fact that you can see a predator attacking your lure on the surface is something really adrenaline pumping. But one very common
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Spinning: Treble hooks, Curved and Straight pointed!

Ok here is another dilemma about how each type of Treble hooks serves us better and what are the advantages and disadvantages. The main type of treble hooks come with different geometry points, and I’m not talking about the type of the penetrating point but for the shape of it. We have two major types
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Spinning: The big minnow!

In this article we will not talk about technical details, but for an artificial lure category that seems to work excellent for the most of us. I’m referring to minnows 17.5 to 20cm which apart from fishing, can be used as defensive weapons! I remember during my first steps in lure fishing, my main options
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