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Saltwater Fishing Gear

Check out the latest in saltwater fishing gear, tackle, apparel and accessories.


Choosing and Using Gear

  • We compare 14 electric kite reels to help you make the best choice.

    Kite reels are essential tools for many offshore anglers — which is best for your boat?
  • Sometimes when all else fails, the tried-and-true bucktail catches fish.

    Pros share how to fish the classic bucktail jig to catch just about any fish.
  • What Characteristics Make an Inshore Rod the Right Choice for Multiple Situations and Species?

    A roundup of fishing rods that offer the greatest versatility for inshore anglers.
  • Compare seven of the best weedless spoons – a classic lure that’s design continues to produce large catches.

    Fundamentally similar in design over decades, weedless spoons remain popular for many game fish that inhabit areas of heavy cover.

Sport-Fishing Tackle

  • Use efficient and eco-friendly floats to suspend baits near the surface offshore.

    Floats are an excellent offshore fishing tool when you use the right kind and rig them properly.
  • Hot new gear for inshore and offshore fishermen

    Each summer, the fishing-tackle industry introduces its newest technology at an Orlando trade show. Here's a peek at some of the new stuff anglers will start seeing on…
  • Accurate BV2-1000 Valiant Reel

    Built for trolling and live-bait fishing with heavy line

    Accurate has introduced its largest Valiant yet in the two-speed, lever-drag BV2-1000 conventional reel, for trolling and live-baiting.
  • Okuma Cedros A Jigging Rods

    Designed for lightweight all-day jigging

    Okuma's Cedros A jigging rods come in casting and spinning versions and in 16 lengths and actions.
  • Berkley Gulp! Saltwater Pre-Cut Stripz

    Use the new 2- and 3-inch artificial bait strips to tip jigs and lures.

    Berkley's new 2- and 3-inch Gulp! bait strips come in natural-shrimp and squid colors and last longer than belly strips, the company says.
  • Shimano Stella FJ Spinning Reels

    Top-of-the-line model evolves with new reel technology.

    Shimano's new FJ series of Stella spinning reels features a new gear system and enhancements that reduce handle play and noise.

Sport-Fishing Apparel

  • How New Fabric Technologies Help Keep Anglers Comfortable Even in Steamy Conditions

    Apparel manufacturers are utilizing the latest high-tech fabrics in fishing shirts designed to keep anglers cool even in hot weather.
  • Fish Hippie Solace

    Lighter than traditional button-downs with new seasonal patterns

    Fish Hippie emphasizes comfort and breahtability in its new Solace-line designs.
  • Columbia Omni Shade Sun Deflector

    New Omni-Shade Sun Deflector technology actively deflects sunlight away from the body.

    Columbia added small deflector dots to the Omni-Shade fabric to help protect against harmful UVA and UVB rays in this Solar Shade long-sleeve technical shirt.

Sport-Fishing Accessories

  • Plano Soft Crate Tackle Holder

    Compact system for keeping kayak anglers organized

    Plano developed its new Soft Crate Tackle Holder for kayak anglers who need a better catch-all than a milk crate.
  • Gerber Magnipliers

    New series of 12 fishing tools includes these 7 1/2-inch pliers.

    Gerber has introduced a series of 12 fishing tools, including the 7 1/2-inch Magnipliers, which feature replaceable jaw tips and carbide cutters.
  • Wiley X WX Wave Sunglasses

    New frames seal out wind and debris.

    Wiley X's latest fishing sunglass frames feature the company's trademark removable facial cavity and high-impact safety lenses.