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WHY STEELHEAD EAT FLIES

2021-10-12 WHY STEELHEAD EAT FLIES

— 5 RESPONSES YOU SHOULD BE TRYING TO TRIGGER — Pursuing steelhead with a fly is in many ways an anomaly. We are trying to entice a fish, which ostensibly has no appetite, to hunt down and attack an artificial object that often looks nothing like anything swimming in the...

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FROGGIN’ BASICS WITH JOSH DOUGLAS

2021-10-04 FROGGIN’ BASICS WITH JOSH DOUGLAS

— Tournament Pro Goes In-Depth on Frog Fishing Tactics —   MLF Tour (and now Bass Elite) Pro Josh Douglas is still attempting to eclipse the 6-pound largemouth that smashed his frog a few weeks back while fishing close to home one morning in Minnesota. Rest assured, he's having a...

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Professional Angler Luke Clausen Details G. Loomis Spin Jig Rods

2021-09-28 Professional Angler Luke Clausen Details G. Loomis Spin Jig Rods

— Versatile Powers and Actions Bring Oversized Bass to Hand —   Washington native Luke Clausen is a member of an exclusive club, as one of only a handful of anglers to own Championship trophies from both the Forrest L. Wood Cup and the Bassmaster Classic. Clausen collected those two...

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Go Time for Fall Stripers

2021-09-23 Go Time for Fall Stripers

Captain Mike Roy Describes His Gameplan for Cooling Waters   The striped bass migration along the Atlantic Coast is one of the most culturally significant and economically important fisheries in North America, drawing anglers by the thousands to rivers, jetties and nearshore waters for the opportunity to tangle with this...

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A STRIPED BASS GUIDE

2021-09-07 A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A STRIPED BASS GUIDE

We were fortunate to get the chance to shadow Mike Roy, one of our G. Loomis Pro Staff, for a day on the water with a client. Mike operates out of the Connecticut side of Long Island Sound and specializes in using lures and live bait for trophy-sized striped bass....

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CRANKBAITS: THE G. LOOMIS ADVANTAGE

2021-08-12 CRANKBAITS: THE G. LOOMIS ADVANTAGE

At G. Loomis, we leave nothing to chance. Our engineering team works closely with Pro Staff and brand advocates to design innovative and performance-driven crankbait rods. Customers often ask: "Why doesn't G. Loomis build crankbait rods with fiberglass blanks?" The answer is simple: We can create a better action with...

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